Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Blogsen-usFri, 6 Mar 2015 14:52:00 EDTFri, 6 Mar 2015 14:52:00 EDT what it means to be an 'athlete''athlete'.htmlThis week: 405 lbs. <P> Last week: 411 lbs. <P> Start (2/3/15): 413 lbs. <P> Total lost: 8 lbs. <P> In the past week, two of my friends have referred to me as an "athlete," and my first reaction is, "They're overselling .Thu, 5 Mar 2015 10:03:29 EDTReal progress starts with one word've been self-medicating with food again, and I can't seem to shake it. <P> It started during the holidays, through bouts of depression, and now haunts me daily.Thu, 19 Feb 2015 08:43:25 EDTLunch with Dan at the Nordic Cafe the fall, I criticized the state Olympic Regional Development Authority for the lack of healthy food options available to patrons of the Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam on Oct. 25, concluding that ORDA can do better. Well, ORDA has done bett.Thu, 5 Feb 2015 06:28:26 EDTLooking forward to a new round of Fitness Revolution weight loss classes with one of my friends this week about gaining weight during the holidays, he said it's the law around here that you must gain weight during the holidays. <P> And they're more stringent where I live in Franklin County, he said.Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:38:39 EDTWelcome to 'Fat and Happy,' the musical'Fat-and-Happy,'-the-musical.html(Editor's note: Before you read this, log on to YouTube and listen to the song, "I Whistle a Happy Tune" from the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical, "The King and I." The link:, 22 Jan 2015 08:13:22 EDT