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Eat, Drink and be Belly! A Writer Putting Life, Health and Weight Into Perspective

I’m 6’ 2” and according to BMI charts that doctors use, should weigh anywhere from 175lb to 186lb for my ideal weight. And yet since age 30 I have hovered between 210 to 230lbs. That’s a BMI of 26 or more. I have noticed the heavier I am the more medical issues pop up, such as fluctuations in blood pressure, blood lipids to name a few. I’ve also noticed that it is harder to stay lean as you get older. You just LIKE food more. And food likes you, too.

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