Showing posts from October 2, 2011

Can't see the forest for the trees

I have spent most of my life struggling with my weight. Through all of my life I remember my weight playing a part in everything I did. Going skiing I would worry about how the ski suits would look. Going camping I worried about being in a bathing suit. I should say that worrying about these things did not stop me from doing them. I did all these things it's just that my weight was in the back of my mind the entire time. I've gotten tired of it. Real tired. Imagine thinking about the same thing for 50 years!!! That's insane.

Last week I was ready to quit. I had had enough of all the bullshit involving my weight and I was ready to just throw in the towel. And it was kind of nice. For the entire week the only time I thought of my weight was when my pants were a little tight. And therein lies the rub.... some of my pants are a little tight. Some of these I just purchased and they are already a little tight. Plus, I think I may have traveled over the dreaded 200 lb m…

Now for something completely different

I am a serious tech geek. Okay, I'm not insane and sit in my room and don't see people and do nothing but work on my computer, but I'm pretty up on most things. I have a smart phone and a tablet. I use the cloud for storing my files and keeping my to do list - and I absolutely love it. I come across all the latest stuff and usually give it a try. One thing that I don't use is video chat. I have no good reason for why I don't use it except that I don't. I never have. Weird huh??? One of the problems is that I heard some sketchy things about Skype and that freaks me out a little bit.

Anyway, the point of this post is that I just discovered this new video chat called Linqto and it calls itself a video conferencing application. This looks cool. You can have your conference in a "room" with a capacity up to 300 people. People can take turns talking and appear on the feed. And if you don't have a webcam, no problem...just participate using t…