The Bryan Times, Bryan, Ohio
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 — A-5
Husband rude to in-laws Fitness Myths 101:
should make himself scarce Letting go of what
you (think you) know
I have been married haves this way. Does he dislike your He was inappropriate with me, sharing
for 18 years to a man I have a good rela- folks? Does he have so little in common things he should have kept to himself. It
tionship with. My problem is he has al- with them he doesn’t know how to par- caused my mother great heartache and
ticipate in a conversation with made me lose respect for him. I am still
them? Is he this way with any uncomfortable around him. Mom knew
all concerned if he saw them with obligation to him? He has a strained re-
you less often, say, 30 percent to lationship with his only child. My sib-
50 percent of the time. And be- ling thinks I’m too hard on him, but
Joe and Teresa
fore he does, make sure he is up doesn’t understand the major problems
to the task of being social be- our stepdad caused. I don’t want to
cause, as it stands, I agree his be- continue pretending I like him. Please
tion. I'm talking about popu- metabolic acidosis. In fact,
lar fitness myths that need the production of lactic acid is
“They’re fine” — nothing more.
unlearning and debunking, actually useful when it comes
When we go out to dinner, he usually nose buried in a cellphone; he’s an adult
You are enti-
and that's what I'm setting to exercising at high intensity.
doesn’t join in the conversation. Instead, who should know better. If he finds your tled to your feelings and, no, you do not
he just sits there with a dismissive, bored parents’ company less than stimulating, have any obligation to your stepfather. If
lovely list assembled by the drilled into us be so wrong?
American Council on Exer- It gives me new hope for dis-
Last year my darling his/her choice. Explain to your sibling
cise. (Disclaimer: I'm a covering the healing power
come with me when I visit them. It only mother lost her battle with cancer. Aside your reasons for feeling the way you do
member. They certify fitness of hot fudge.
takes a few times before he asks if he can from grief and loss, a bigger issue looms — and if you encounter your stepfather
come again and promises to try to be- over my life. It concerns my stepdad.
Myth No. 1: To reduce workouts increase metabolism
Before Mom was diagnosed, my step- don’t linger. That isn’t pretending to like
your risk of injury, you better than workouts later in
back to his old, rude ways. It has reached father was a selfish, self-centered man. the man; it is good manners.
should always stretch before the day. Not true. A morning
a point that it’s affecting our marriage. At times he was mean to her to the point
Dear Abby is written by Abigail Van
exercise. Sadly, this is false. workout doesn't do more for
Can you offer any suggestions for how that I wanted her to leave him. In fair- Buren, also known as Jeanne Phillips,
It's hard to believe, but there your metabolism than a work-
this issue can be resolved? — TIRED OF ness, once Mom was diagnosed, he and was founded by her mother, Pauline
is nothing in the scientific lit- out later in the day. Do it when
stepped up to the plate and took excel- Phillips.
erature that confirms that you do it . but do it! This is
DEAR TIRED OF IT:
It would be lent care of her until her death.
www.DearAbby.com or P.O. Box 69440,
stretching before exercise not a myth: The sedentary
I have other issues with my stepfather. Los Angeles, CA 90069.
makes you safer. Darn. I say lifestyle is a killer!get Monsanto on the job.
Wash a full load of clothes, save energy
They can prove almost any- weighs more than fat. I
thing, including the safety of would've bet the ranch on
Dear Heloise: To save to: Heloise/Stain, P.O. Box a customs declaration? As I days. When we have visitors
genetically modified organ- this one -- and been wrong.
money, I wait to wash clothes 795001, San Antonio, TX am sure you have experi- to our home, we simply sal-
until I have a full load, and I 78279-5001. The most impor- enced, it is so difficult to keep vage
tant thing to remember all important travel docu- cleanup and use them again
stretching is that it's very of fat. The difference is their
is: Do not put a stained ments together.
good for you in many ener- density. When we lose fat
Then I thought of a large boxes that have been recycled
High heat may set the binder clip! It worked perfect- in our home for more than
brings blood to tired mus- many of us pray for on a dai-
stain or make it harder ly! I used the clip to hold all five years! This saves on
cles. It juices the joints. It fo- ly basis -- our weight may
five passports (and any lug- wrapping materials for the
cuses the mind on the breath, change very little. What does
gage IDs and customs paper- holidays and gives the boxes
always helpful in getting the happen is that our body vol-
work) together so that when it several uses before recycling.
Dear Heloise: I read was our turn to show our in- — April in Florida
So please don't use this volume means looser jeans
your hints daily in The formation, I only had to find
myth as an excuse not to and less belly fat, no matter
stretch, to stay limber, to keep what your scale might read.
ing money and laundry addi- Vindicator. My husband and I
It made traveling a lot and I were peeling a lot of
feel that a day without reading more relaxing! — Melissa vegetables. She didn’t want
ders loose, to work on your who don't want to look bulky
Thanks for your laundry your hints is just not complete. Padgett, via email
agility and flexibility. (This is should avoid resistance train-
of laundry, don’t know how to our family on a recent trip to
Dear Heloise: I wanted to hate cleaning up starchy
And not to add to your biceps that bulge -- well-de-
treat a stain? Don’t worry — I Cancun, Mexico. We were add a little to the wonderful counters or cutting boards.
confusion, know this: ACE fined, not too much, think
have the answer. I have put to- traveling with our three small advice from Joan in Niles, So my mom put down news-
does have research showing Michelle -- tell people you
gether Heloise’s Handy Stain children. Their ages are 7, 5 Ohio, about reusing boxes. In paper on the counter instead.
that stretching after you exer- are taking care of yourself,
Guide for Clothing, which and 3. Before the trip, I was my family, we reuse them Easy cleanup! Just fold the
cise can lower your risk of toning your muscles, boost-
covers many common stains. worried about international slightly differently. We save paper around the skins and
To receive a copy, just send $5 travel, security lines and cus- boxes and use them for wrap- toss — or compost! Simple
and a long, self-addressed, toms. What if I lost a pass- ping gifts at Christmas, birth- as that. — Emily Dotson,
mile burns as many calories bulk up to the extent men do
stamped (66 cents) envelope port, an immigration form or days or other gift-giving holi- Gaithersburg, Md.
as running a mile. Only in because they are lacking inDreamland. Yes, walking is a testosterone. There are ways
For some meds, success could be in the timing
splendid form of exercise around that, but none that I
and should be encouraged would recommend. What Imorning, noon and night. do urge is strength training
DEAR DR. ROACH:
I take Bystolic
I think it’s worth a trial. See how your hamartin, gene. This mutation causes ab-
But running gives you a for all! The benefits are
for blood pressure, and was instructed to blood pressure is after taking it at night, normal growth during the development of
greater energy burn, meaning boundless, whereas too much
take it in the morning. The side effects compared with taking it in the morning. the fetus. The “tubers” in the brain are
it melts more calories, as testosterone seems to have
Also note how bad the side effects masses of abnormal cells that didn’t de-
are. If the side effects are still so velop into normal brain cells. Unlike a
If you love to walk and war in Iraq.
severe, I would talk to your doctor brain tumor, these do not grow over time.
about changing to a different med- However, they do make seizures more
icine. There are so many blood likely, and epilepsy is almost universal. In
pressure medicines available that tuberous sclerosis, there is also a high rate
you are likely to find one that of benign brain tumors called subependy-
works without causing you prob- mal nodules and astrocytomas.
tos in front of your Facebook take notice; what is difficult
page. And if counting calo- is getting up and taking ac-
cine for many people, but it just gans as well. In the heart, your son may
ries is your thing, just step up tion." -- Al Batt
High blood pressure is one heart muscle cells.
learn to race walk. It's a great ness expert, wellbeing coach
pressure when it begins to rise. Taking of the most common ailments for the
workout, and your knees will and speaker on healthy
it in the morning seems a little too late general population. The booklet on it can appear at different ages.
to meet the rising pressure. — E.D.
MYTH No. 3: Lactic acid ator of Energy Express, the
You are right that blood treated. Readers can order a copy by sclerosis have learning difficulties,
causes acidosis and muscle longest-running syndicated
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to hurt and become tired. We tions, which can be sent to
future. I found a very helpful group with
DEAR DR. ROACH:
My 3-year-old a great website that has much more in-
nebivolol (Bystolic) you mention, if you was recently diagnosed with tuberous formation at www.tsalliance.org.
wanted peak levels to correlate with peak sclerosis, in which he has eight tubers in
Dr. Roach regrets that he is unable to
effect, you would need to take the med- his brain and three in his heart. Can you answer individual letters, but will incor-
ication around 3 or 4 in the morning. I please tell me a little more about this? I porate them in the column whenever pos-
understand why you want to take it at have never heard of it. — O.P.
sible. Readers may email questions to
Tuberous sclerosis is a rare disease ToYourGoodHealth@med.cornell.edu or
Actress-turned-diplomat Shirley Temple Black
effect of the medicine would be when that affects many different systems, in- request an order form of available health
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