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March 2, 2006      Share

The Top 8 Health
and Fitness Fairy Tales

8> The Princess and the Pee (The gut-wrenching story of a little
girl with a urinary tract infection)

7> And her fairy godmother said, “Now remember, Cinderella,
pumpkin is also an important source of fiber.”

6> Puss in Lightweight Yet Stable, Waterproof, Moisture-Wicking
Trail Runners

5> Hansel and Goiter

4> Snow White and the Seven Warning Signs of Depression

3> “Rapunzel, Rapunzel, let down your long– whaddya mean, you’ve
been having chemo?!?”

2> “I’ll huff, and I’ll puff, and I’ll– whew! Just a minute,
gotta use my inhaler.”

and the Number 1 Health and Fitness Fairy Tale…
1> The Boy Who Cried Hernia



Selected from 39 submissions from 10 contributors.
This week’s list authors are:

James Floyd, San Diego, CA — 1
Guy Payne, Birmingham, AL — 2, 3, 4 (Hat trick!)
Tina Danecke, Edmonton, AB — 5, 8
Nancy Vaine, Fairfield, CT — 6
Matt Van Opens, Kenosha. WI — 7
Hugh D. Gordon II, Capetown, S. Africa — Banner Tag
Fran Fruit, Winnetka, IL — List Moderator/Governing Body

RUNNERS UP list — Dunce Upon a Time

Jack and the Anorexic Girlfriend
     (Ian Dauphinee, Calgary, AB)

The Goose That Laid the Cholesterol-Free Egg
     (Ian Dauphinee, Calgary, AB)

Wee Wee Wee All the Way Home (The tale of a bladder-challenged
     (Judith Cottrill, Bronx, NY)

Baba Yaga’s Sodium-Free Chicken Soup for the Soul
     (Mel Clark, Kalamazoo, MI)

Goldilocks and the Three Fad Diets
     (Guy Payne, Birmingham, AL)

Hand Soap and Gretel
     (William Prune Wickart, Danish Falls, MN)

Billy Blanks Goat Gruff
     (James Floyd, San Diego, CA)

Runners Up list name
     (Judith Cottrill, Bronx, NY)