There is never a lack of make-someone-rich weight loss plans. While I object to the “You can never be too thin” philosophy, I believe that people who need to lose weight to improve their health should be aware of their options and some of the science, while avoiding supplement scams.
Family and friends were surprised that a doctor, me, couldn’t get competent and compassionate care. The whole year made me acutely aware of how hard it is for super-annuated (old) people to navigate the medical system.
How to Resist Amazon and Why, by Danny Caine (Microcosm Publishing, 2023)
Prior to reading Caine’s book, I had rejected Amazon after reading Emily Guendelsberger’s book about her miserable stint as an Amazon warehouse employee (On the Clock: What low-wage work did to me and how it drives America insane) and voluminous information about Amazon’s damage to small business (which would have pleased those who applaud cutthroat competition and acquisition), before deciding to not purchase anything from Amazon.