On Sat, 29 Jan 2005 16:04:19 -0800, Mike Turco <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> "Roy Schestowitz" <email@example.com> wuz sayin:
>> The problem is that concentration of the mind, physical motion and
>> coordination work poorly all at once. If you make an effort to keep up,
>> then you find the whole experience to be stressful and excruciating.
> Getting an eight hour workout at getting my programming and sales work done
> is not really what I'm looking for. I just want to move around more. I work
> at home and it seems that most of my fidgeting comes in the form of frequent
> trips to the fridge. Maybe a treadmill in the office would be a better
> alternative, even if I were only to hop on it for a couple minutes, several
> times a day. Ten minutes of walking would probably beat five trips to the
> fridge, hands down, in terms of dietary effectiveness.
> Unfortunately I have problems with my feet right now (due to diabetes). The
> toes must heal before I create a stand-up work environment.
Mike, it is possible to lose weight without exercise. All you need is
to find some palatable way of eating less. You can add exercise when
you feel more ready. As a heavy person, you already do quite a bit of
exercise by simply moving about.