Happy Friday everybody. Hope we are all doing well. I know you have all cancelled your Friday night plans to sit in front of your computer and refresh facebook or wordpress in hopes to be the first to read about Day 6. I sure as hell cancelled all my plans to write this for you guys. That was a lie but if I had plans I would have cancelled them for you. I am not just a blogger, I am a masked hero veiled by the anonymity of the internet. Your friendly neighborhood BLOGGERMAN (except everyone knows who I am).

So what is it and why am I talking about it? Trick question, you don’t know what it is yet. Collagen. Yep that stuff made famous by people who mixed their insecurity and desire for cosmetic surgery with an addiction worse than crackheads. People who look like they have had such a bad reaction to something they will physically pop. Why am I talking about it then? Turns out collagen makes up about a third of the protein in our body and mainly found in fibrous tissues. Skin, tendons, ligaments, the gut, cartilage, bones, blood vessels and intervertebral discs. Basically your whole freaking body.

The more I read, the more I am convinced this stuff is magic. It helps make up and support the four chambers of the heart allowing blood to efficiently be passed from one chamber to another (any doctors reading this please correct me if this is not medically true and tell me what it does do in the heart because what I read has lots of big words I don’t understand). As collagen is a component of cartilage, it is used in…wait for it…rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis (freaking amazing). It is used in tissue regeneration and cosmetic surgery for burn victims and so on. Can be used in bone grafts. I am actually quite in shock right now.

This stuff is nuts. As I am half way through this, I am giving you guys a full album to listen to.