I was rather pleased with myself – a bit prematurely – last Friday; I began Operation Feel Good (OFG).
Despite the perennial vogue to say we don’t like making resolutions, I think most of us naturally think about setting new goals for the coming year. For myself, I decided to get a jumpstart on the New Year and start OFG early – mainly because of a few too many trips to the buffet to snatch the last of the Christmas cookies. Not all of my goals are related to diet and exercise, but this winter also marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of OFG.
My brothers, sisters and I were sitting around a table at Matt’s Bar in Minneapolis, having our second round of Jucy Lucys (a full description of a Jucy Lucy is available in my first OFG post). In 1992, we decided this was going to be the year; we were going to get fit. We each had different goals and mine have even changed over the years – lose weight and I don’t care how (my 20s), fit back into my jeans and eat vegetables (my 30s), let’s keep that heart healthy (my 40s). Continue reading