In a desperate attempt to lose weight for the wedding, Shira and I went to a new gym. The head trainer was a former KGB agent responsible for physical torture of prisoners. Fine, he only had the accent of a Russian spy but believed in NO PAIN, NO PAIN. We lasted about a week before we got bored and left the gym, never to return. Instead we opted for a new Dr, who put us on a starvation diet. We lost weight without someone yelling at us.