Thursday, November 17, 2005

I'm Wondering About This Evolution Thing

I have read that bears put on weight before they hibernate in the winter. Is it just me, or does the same pattern exist for humans? It seems that with the coming of spring, I have no trouble dropping about 5 pounds. Through the summer, I can maintain or even lower it some more. Then, about October -- it begins to come back. I work out as much or more -- to no avail. I don't think I eat any more (well, other than at Thanksgiving and Christmas). But we're not even there yet, and it's already coming back. Maybe it's nature's way of protecting me from the cold? Winter blubber?

Or, as my boys used to remind me: "Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat -- and so are you." Those boys. They always were so funny. Jenny would never say anything like that to her dad. She just laughs when he's knee-deep in water pouring out from under the sink, or when he nearly knocks himself unconscious.

Oh, well -- with Thanksgiving a week away, any solution to the problem is just going to have to wait.

4 comments:

Dennis said...

You know what my solution would be...a good ole' foot long cheese coney with Jalapenos.....Can't beat it for a cure.

jenny biz said...

I'm just still laughing!!:)

Todd Lollar said...

Right before read your blod entry, i looked down at my stomach and thought, "I'm getting fatter!" Wanna meet lunch next week (funny but seriously)?

Rick Ross said...

Hey, Todd! I would love to get together for lunch. Next week is going to be busy -- being that it is a short week. I don't know that I will have time to come to the Metroplex. But let's make plans.