Posts tagged ‘fat’

November 15, 2014

41, XXL and why Diesel underwear makes me chuckle

41… That’s forty-one.

I was recently rather concerned about my waist size suddenly blossoming from a lithe and rather fetching 32 to a blubbery and, quite frankly, ridiculous 40 inches. I reduced my cookie intake. I started walking again at lunchtime. I even dusted off the exercise bike. (The main function of the exercise bike is as a clothes hanger. The handlebars are ideally suited for this purpose. So much so that I had forgotten said bicycle’s genuine function as a pedalling device.) Having dusted off said exercise bike, I even considered getting on it. One thing at a time though.

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October 5, 2014

I am now a Regular guy

When I was a kid, sometime during the late Jurassic Period, I used to go to the top of the street to visit the shop with my pocket money. I had a shilling. That’s the equivalent today of 27.5 million pounds. And I spent it all on chocolate. Lovely, lovely chocolate.

As I grew to be a man, my love of chocolate, like my deep felt admiration for Spider-Man, never wavered. Chocolate is wonderful, wonderful. And I filled my face with it. I started out as a skinny kid, and I went on to be a skinny guy.

But now my skinniness is no more. At least, when it comes to my waist. The rest of me is a reasonable shape but I now have what is termed in medical circles a podge.

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