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Book Review: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

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Right off the bat I have to say this is not a book I would have ever picked up on my own, it’s not the style of book I thought I would ever read. It’s pure fantasy with enough reality thrown in to make it very enjoyable.

Mr. Gaiman has written a work of fantasy that takes your hand and slowly leads you into his world. Exactly what I needed to get in and enjoy. The story is about an ordinary man, Richard Mayhew. who encounters a dirty, scruffy looking young woman in need of help. What happens after is a trip to Below London, a whole other world that exists below London. The girl is Door and her ability is to create and open doors. Door is intent on avenging her families murder. Door along with Richard and several other characters set out on a journey through a very different London seeking answers for Door.

I totally loved this book and I applaud Mr. Gaiman for his style of writing, I can’t imagine I would have ever read this book if it hadn’t been written in the style it was, holding my hand and guiding me through an imaginary land with extraordinary inhabitants. I’m hoping there are sequels out there.

Enjoy tell me what you think.

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Book Review: Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman

Feel Guilty About Your Appetite?

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I know I have days where I can’t seem to eat enough and the guilt I feel about it. I don’t do this a lot but I have a way I can balance it out. Many are going to groan at what I’m going to say but it has to be said. Exercise and calories burns.

I am not a fan of counting calories. I know when I’m eating something bad and when I’m doing well, I refuse to spend my days counting every single item that goes in my mouth but in order to weight on/weight off (can you tell I just watched Karate Kid?) is to use exercise as the bank you can withdraw from. When I eat something bad, I need to deposit something into the bank (exercise) or I will start my day with exercise and know kind of how much is in the bank. If I behave all day I’ve earned interest in the account, that means weight off. That’s how you lose weight, you save more in the exercise bank than you spend in the calorie count.

Start budgeting today and you could be in for a windfall in the way of smaller jeans, feeling better, whatever you are looking for.

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Feel Guilty About Your Appetite?
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