I’m a BzzAgent – Smarterer

My good friend Jennifer Lowe told me about an opportunity to get cool stuff and write about them.  It is called BzzAgent pronounced BUZZagent, as in buzz about products.

Well, I have received my first campaign and it is about Smarterer.  What is Smarterer you ask?  On their website they say:

We created Smarterer to provide people a simple, fun, and authentic way to show what they know. Smarterer is a platform designed to score individuals on any and every digital, social, and technical skill under the sun. Using crowdsourced test design and a scoring mechanism similar to the one developed to rank chess masters, in just 10 questions and 60 seconds we can give you a valid score.

I have taken the Facebook, Twitter and WordPress ones and wow they are hard.  Since this is my first campaign I will not lie I was disappointed that I got something that is online and not some awesome coffee or a Kindle.  But the more I looked at Smarterer I got addicted trying to get all the questions correct and I see how it would be good for someone who is going into an interview.  I have applied  to jobs before and told the interviewer that I know Excel very well, which after talking to him I did not.  But Smarterer lets you test your knowledge and then you will know if you know it or not.

Do you want to be a BzzAgent?  Click here and let them know, it is FREE.

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Juicer is here!

Disclaimer: I am a BzzAgent and received this DVD free to review.  Please see below for my honest opinion about Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead.

IT IS HERE!  My Breville juicer arrived.  Have you seen Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead?  Well, you need to see it because it has inspired me to do a juice fast for 10 days.

Now the hard part, doing it.  Thanks for reading a dugs life.

Juicing it to thinness?

Disclaimer: I am a BzzAgent and received this DVD free to review.  Please see below for my honest opinion about Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead.

Can someone really lose weight by just drinking fruit/vegetable juice for 30 days? Is it safe? By watching Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead it looks like you can.  He mentioned having a doctor monitor you if you were taking medications.  Joe Cross, the guy in the documentary, got blood work every ten days.

I highly recommend this documentary to all my thin, fat and average friends.  Joe does a great job making the documentary fun and informative.

SYNOPSIS

100 pounds overweight, loaded up on steroids and suffering from a debilitating autoimmune disease, Joe Cross is at the end of his rope and the end of his hope. In the mirror he saw a 310lb man whose gut was bigger than a beach ball and a path laid out before him that wouldn’t end well— with one foot already in the grave, the other wasn’t far behind. FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD is an inspiring film that chronicles Joe’s personal mission to regain his health.

With doctors and conventional medicines unable to help long- term, Joe turns to the only option left, the body’s ability to heal itself. He trades in the junk food and hits the road with juicer and generator in tow, vowing only to drink fresh fruit and vegetable juice for the next 60 days. Across 3,000 miles Joe has one goal in mind: To get off his pills and achieve a balanced lifestyle.

While talking to more than 500 Americans about food, health and longevity, it’s at a truck stop in Arizona where Joe meets a truck driver who suffers from the same rare condition. Phil Staples is morbidly obese weighing in at 429 lbs; a cheeseburger away from a heart-attack. As Joe is recovering his health, Phil begins his own epic journey to get well.

What emerges is nothing short of amazing – an inspiring tale of healing and human connection.
Part road trip, part self-help manifesto, FAT, SICK & NEARLY DEAD defies the traditional documentary format to present an unconventional and uplifting story of two men from different worlds who each realize that the only person who can save them is themselves.

Taken from the documentary’s website.

I have been inspired by Joe to purchase a juicer and start my own fast.  The juicer that he uses in the film is the one I purchased today.  It is a Juice Fountain Plus made by Breville.  I know, you may be saying that is really expensive, but you have to remember that you will be using it at least four times a day for thirty days straight.  If you get some cheap juicer from Wal-Mart it may not stand up to the wear and tear.

If you watch this documentary and you are inspired to juice, you can use the code BRGSURV20 until August 1.  When I receive my juicer I will let you know! Thanks for reading about a dugs life.

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