Let me ask you all a question: why is it so hard to lose weight?

Why? Why can’t chocolate eclairs be healthy? I’ve gotta eat this grotesque broccoli stuff and it might make me skinny but cheesecake will turn me in to the actual Michelin man. I don’t care what anyone says diets make you miserable and I’ve got news for you. The healthy bullshit doesn’t wash with me because of one simple equation:

exercise+eat healthy=die anyway

I think about this a lot, what life would I rather have? One that ends a couple years earlier but I enjoy and do things that make me happy? Or one where I’m constantly worrying about my reflection and obsessing over my calorie counter? I tend to drift back and forth between the two and this is coming from someone who actually enjoys going to the gym and training. I love to box and do stuff with kettlebells although I think if the anti-christ did exist it would be in the form of a treadmill. It doesn’t help that for years lies were told about how to eat healthy, for example it was the consensus that high fat content was a big culprit when eventually we learned that the real enemies are sugar and refined carbs.

Okay, rant over so I guess we should talk about news, in the Guardian today there’s a story about an emerging crisis with Xanax sales. I’ve always had a gripe about those kind of drugs. Marijuana is illegal but things like aspirin and codeine is not only legal but can be bought over the counter. Doctors will prescribe you anti-deppressants that have so many nasty side effects that they cause more problems than they solve. Katt Williams had a great joke about this. He said weed is plant and it just grows like that, aspirin however is legal but if you take thirteen of them it will be your last headache. It’s so true. I think weed should be completely legalised. There is no reason why cigarettes and alcohol are legal but weed isn’t.

In sports news the Philadelphia Eagles defeated the New England Patriots 41-33 in the Super Bowl to become world champions of a sport that’s only really played in North America. Although it was televised in the early hours of the morning I watched this game. I thought Justin Timberlake performing in the half-time show a couple of days after basically flipping off the NFL by saying he’ll never let his sons play the game. That was hilarious.

I guess that’s it for me for now. If you have any questions or ideas drop me a line on twitter @RColly91 or if not, fine.

Cheers, Ryan


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