Good fat, bad fat

Since I wrote my post about my expanding waistline, NPR featured a story that explained the relationship between aging and weight gain. Here it is: You get older, you eat like always, you get fat.  Put down the bagel and pick up a bar bell. Fat is bad.

A day after that, I heard this oddball story on the radio, which made me reconsider the bar bell theory, pull into a bagel joint and order a dozen plain with extra schmear. Fat is good.

The good news is my Lycra spandex blend pants fit. Another nice thing about Lyrcra spandex pants? Those schmear smears wipe right off. Life is good.

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4 thoughts on “Good fat, bad fat

  1. As I read this, I’m licking the salt off my fingers, I’m on my 10th cashew. Meh – we age, we get fat, we exercise, we still age, we still get fat. So I will keep eating cashews because they make me happy and might possibly protect me from errant bullets.
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