I love the sections in celebrity gossip magazines where they demonstrate (with pics!) the way that stars are “just like us.” I guess the radical differences in our lifestyles, attractiveness, and glamor levels are mitigated by the fact that stars use the bank drive-thru and take their kids to the park? I may not have that much in common with the glitterati overall, but guess what? I do share something with a growing number of famous people — an awesome treadmill desk! I may not ever win an Academy Award, host a celebrated talk show, or write a best-seller, but darn it, I can walk and work with the best of them and thereby feel better about this small life I manage to eke out day by day.
Up first is Jimmy Kimmel, who has been walking at work since 2012 and credits his treadmill desk for his 20-pound weight loss. I haven’t become as charming or funny as Jimmy as a result of my treadmill treks, but I have lost sixteen pounds since March! I’m about to kick up my walking, too, so I will keep you posted on how I’m coming along.
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