What Would Your Mother Say?

At lunch today, I decided to go over to the bank to cash a check. I decided to run across the street, because the light was about to change. As I’m running, a guy in a big white pick up going the other way (which is to say, I am …

The F Word

I’m fat. There, I said it. Is everyone still breathing? Good. Because fat is not a four-letter word. It’s an adjective that, according to our friends at Merriam-Webster, means “notable for having an unusual amount of fat: plump, obese.” (Sidebar: Since when are you allowed to use the word you’re …

Welcome to BFD!

So, what’s the Big Fit Deal? First, let me tell you where the idea for this site came from. I’m recovering from an injury to my leg. It was misdiagnosed as a stress fracture in August 2011, when I was in the end stages of training for my ninth half …