Mike

Mike Wendland is a tech writer, travel writer and longtime journalist who is trying, really trying, to eat right and get fit. His goal is to eat only good, fresh and organic whole food as much as possible. This blog will show what happens when you eat right.

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SHM002 How to Lose Weight by just doing the math

Written by on October 30, 2014 in Podcast with 0 Comments
SHM002 How to Lose Weight by just doing the math

What a first week on the new SuperHealthyMe lifestyle change it has been! I’ve lost weight… yes! But I’ve encountered  a strange and serious obstacle, too. This is the Podcast that answers the question “what happens if you work out daily and only eat food that is good for you? I’ve started dumping the junk […]

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Episode 1 SuperHealthyMe – Help! I have Sitting Disease

Written by on October 22, 2014 in Podcast with 2 Comments
Episode 1 SuperHealthyMe – Help! I have Sitting Disease

In this first episode of SuperHealtyMe,  I begin my first-person investigation into what happens when an overweight 68-year-old man embarks on a program to exercise daily and only eat healthy food. That’s me I’m talking about. Who am I kidding? I’m not just overweight. I’m obese. Right on the edge of being “morbidly obese,” according […]

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Is it ever too late?

Written by on October 18, 2014 in Motivation, Podcast with 4 Comments
Is it ever too late?

As I look to the rest of my life, and the SuperHealthyMe journey I am about to undertake through this upcoming podcast, the self doubt demons are whispering, “it’s too late.” They’re telling me “you’re too old.” They’re saying “you can’t do this…you won’t stick with it.” They’re reminding me of all the diets, all […]

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Are you ready for a podcast?

Written by on October 16, 2014 in Podcast with 0 Comments
Are you ready for a podcast?

Yup. SuperHealthyMe the podcast is coming. Every week, there will be a new episode. I promise I will share my numbers. I will report on my weight and you will be able to follow along. Can a guy in his late sixties – by eating good, whole, nutritious foods and working out every day – […]

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Massage? I’m not sure

Written by on January 20, 2014 in Fitness with 1 Comment
Massage? I’m not sure

I had my first massage the other day. I’m trying to figure out whether to do it again. I did so under the urging of my wife, who says they are very therapeutic, and my personal trainer, Jim, who says it is helpful to stressed muscles. I’ve been doing a lot of new weight lifting […]

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I have sitting disease

Written by on January 14, 2014 in Disease with 0 Comments
I have sitting disease

As I look over the past year and a half, dissecting how my first Super Healthy Me experiment faltered, I came to a startling conclusion: I have sitting disease. Yes, there really is such an disease. And it’s reached epidemic proportions, linked to all sorts of other ailments, the first and foremost of which is […]

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Super Healthy Me: The Reset

Written by on January 12, 2014 in Motivation with 0 Comments
Super Healthy Me: The Reset

Remember Morgan Spurlock’s Super Size Me movie and his experiment to see what would happen if he only ate food from McDonalds? At the end of 30 days, he was so sick he was advised to stop the experiment. But what would happen if – instead of fast food – someone were to eat only […]

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Movie popcorn is not your friend

Written by on January 12, 2014 in Healthy Eating with 3 Comments
Movie popcorn is not your friend

I wondered why I have not lost any weight this weekend. Then I remembered we went to the movies. Twice. On both Friday and Saturday night, Jennigfer and I shared an extra large bag of movie popcorn. Jennifer daintily eats a couple of popped kernels at a time. I eat handfuls. And most of the […]

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