Friday, August 22, 2008

You Know When You're a Kid...

...and it gets closer and closer to your birthday, and you get all excited, so excited that you think you're going to explode, because it's your birthday soon, and you're going to get loads of attention, and presents, and a cake with candles on it, and, plus, everyone is going to be extra nice to you that day?

It's nothing like that when you're older. But you already knew that, didn't you?

[No, it's not my birthday today, but it is soon.]

How Will it End?

Last year, when I dropped a bunch of weight with zero effort on my part and I was convinced I had some horrible disease that would be the en...