This is my story. You can’t buy your way out of fat & depressed. Chat with Alexander Cortes
a chat with Alex Feinberg: fitness, Machiavelli and the rollup of power in history
You ever try breathing hard for 3 hours?
I am used to exertion and then my breath catching up. But, when your breathing hard by itself, without the physical demand, it’s a whole dif ball of wax.
This isn’t something I would suggest doing frequently. It’s exhausting ‘lung-wise’, on the muscles and all the body stuff around the stomach, and also emotionally cos your mind wanders off its breath and you have to stay alert to pull your mind back in.
For me, meditation is something ‘inside’ and ‘outside’. This is the music that I listen to that connects the two, it’s called Kirtan.
I am gonna do most of my money laundering thru Walmart but, I’ve got my eye on Amazon’s new ‘no credit check reloadable debit card’
Only July 12th 2016 my sister was 292 pounds and had a surgical procedure, the ‘sleeve’ performed on her. Today, on the one year anniversary she is 162 pounds, 130 pounds lost in one year.
Changing yourself, your identity, behaviors, habits and your relationship to food is not easy, it requires self-awareness, discipline, goals and a strong support network to keep you above water.
I’ve been lean and I’ve been fat. Lean is better
It is not easy to change inside out. You have to step away from yourself to get a better view. You have to chisel a block of stone.
The startup of me. Fat v. Lean. Pivoting
Changing the behaviour and rituals of children takes only a small amount of plotting and determination. Changing our own behaviours and rituals requires more effort. We have little ability to coerce…
Fake news. Fake breakfasts. Fake cures. Fake foods.
I have changed diets around like three card monte.
Oprah has reinvented herself to be the frenemy of the fat.
How do you change you?
Drug dealers were pushed off their corners by pharmaceutical companies…
I write this to memorialize my lessons learned.