Last Chance Workout

Posted by dwallace on January 28, 2013 in Biggest Loser, doctor, Dolvette, goals, half marathon, losing weight, New Years Resolutions, running |

Today is Monday, which means The Biggest Loser is on tonight. I love when Biggest Loser (B.L.) starts a new season because in the past, it has always been a reminder for me to keep working out during the week. But this year I seem to feel different than I have in the past. In […]

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Jarring the Memory

Posted by dwallace on January 27, 2012 in Dirty Little Secret, doctor, essays, memory, moral dilemma |

I was thinking about what it would take to be the world’s greatest essayist, because I’m that much of a dork and devoted to this craft. And it made me realize that besides writing everyday, you’d probably have to have a hell of a lot of writing prompts. As my mind began to wander, I […]

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I’m Cured

Posted by dwallace on February 11, 2010 in doctor, exercise, sleep apnea |

Ok, so I’m not dying. It only took the real doctor about five minutes to diagnose what caused my three day headache. The doc asked, “Any recent weight gain?” “Well, I had a baby about four months ago,” I said. “You mean your wife had a baby four months ago,” he said. “Well yeah, that’s […]



Posted by dwallace on February 9, 2010 in doctor, H1N1 |

I had two flu shots this year. One shot for the regular flu, the other for H1N1. If I didn’t have the H1N1 shot, I’d swear I have it. I’ve been having headaches, chills and generally feeling like crap on and off for two weeks now, but I haven’t had a fever. I thought I […]

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Cracked Back

Posted by dwallace on January 16, 2010 in doctor, exercise, throwing out my back |

Well I’ve done it again. No, I’m not talking about another last minute post for a blog that no one reads, I threw out my back again. Was I lifting weights, you ask? Nope. No weights. Practicing Ju-jitsu? No MMA for me. So what then? Drying off my feet. Huh? I got out of the […]


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