Mike Gold's Blog

Left Coast / Right Coast: Push as long as you can, and as hard as you can

Mike Gold living the dream in the Pacific Northwest. Photo credit: Scott Brown.

Unfortunately, we are not in very good shape as a country. Obesity is a national problem. I can’t tell you how many relatively young children I see while up and about, that are way too heavy. Now extra weight is very much like those who want to give up smoking. There is the famous line: “It’s not hard giving up smoking, I’ve done it several dozen times.