A Healthy Magic Lifestyle

My friend and fellow gamer wrote an insightful article about the necessity of a healthy lifestyle, especially when your hobbies force you to be sedentary. It’s a good read and I highly recommend it.

The Paper Champion

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Today I’ll be talking about some real life issues in relation to the gaming community. I’ll be the first to admit that this will be a strange post in relation to our general topics discussed on the Paper Champion but this has been something that’s been bothering me for a while, nearly a year.

When I began my Magic gaming career 20 years ago, I was a skinny kid weighing about 175lbs. Over the years, through many circumstances including video games, Magic and other real world issues, I gained weight. Around 50lbs of it.

At the time, this weight gain wasn’t that big of a deal to me. Growing up thin, I liked having the extra pounds and being “bigger” but as the years went on the pounds added up and I wasn’t just “bigger” anymore. I was fat. Easy things became difficult. Tying my shoes was an uncomfortable experience…

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