"A book called "7 Weeks to 100 push-ups" got me to and past that number, although I've come to prefer doing fewer while concentrating on form. I'm 54, and did 75 with good form at the start of my workout Tuesday night. I might get…"
"Nine days sounds like a long time to me. I missed six days back in September when my mother was hospitalized, and it took me a while to catch up. I read once that you should do 50 push-ups on days you can't make it to the gym. I wish I would…"
"Yes. It may surprise you to learn about another's faith. When I was in Iraq, one of my sailors lost a child back home. I talked about this with the Pagan lay leader on the base, and she told me that she mourned the death of the child and told…"
"That would be ideal. Somewhere along the line we seem to have lost respect for one another, and the desire to find a common ground. Nothing works when people won't find a common thread with which to build from..."
I was thinking about how with a change in perspective and the tone of language we used to describe something, we can easily make many day to day things into warped horror movie premises. Examples:When we eat meat and seafood, we are eating corpses. The terms meat and seafood basically exist because saying that we are eating corpses or flesh is really unpleasant sounding. We also say meat "went bad" or "spoiled" because actually describing it as flesh that has decomposed more than what we are…See More
"Of course there are people there who are not rich. I'm not referring to Swiss people, I'm referring to people from other countries wanting to live there. There are people mainly from Turkey living there doing menial jobs but they are all…"
"Re: Liam's comment, It also depends on how the program was framed from the get-go. My understanding of AA is that it's pure numbers and often leads to tokenism ("this guy's not qualified but I need X blacks on the crew to be…"