[Last year we did this and it went pretty well, so figured it’s worth a re-visit.]
When I was at U of O, staying in shape was pretty much effortless. I biked everywhere, had enough free time (liberal arts major) for pickup games in various sports, but probably most important had that 18-23 year old metabolism that could absorb a dozen donuts & a 40 of Old E – “Don’t let the smooth taste fool you!” – for breakfast every morning and still lose weight.
Those days are long over. The thing about getting older is that your metabolism doesn’t just shift down to first gear overnight and set off alarm bells – it’s an insidious gradual process.


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