Monthly Archives: May 2016

Another one for the food log hall of fame

Every so often a memorable eating day aligns with a meaningful life event in such a way that I know I’ll always associate one with the other. For example, I still remember the day in 2012 when the temperature hit … Continue reading

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Running through some big changes     

Last Sunday I took Loki for a run for the first time in a couple of weeks. He yanked on the leash the whole time, drug me into the ditch while chasing a squirrel, and traipsed through every puddle until … Continue reading

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An 80-year-old’s workout kicks my butt

When a guy I interviewed recently for a diabetes magazine told me he controls his blood sugar with daily stair-running, I couldn’t resist giving his workout a try. Having recently climbed up a 25-story skyscraper without pausing to catch my … Continue reading

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Reflections on a 5-day fast

It is definitely a weird feeling to go five days without eating when you’re constantly surrounded by food. From last Saturday morning to Thursday morning, the only calories I ingested were coconut oil (a total of six teaspoons in five … Continue reading

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A second attempt at a multi-day fast

This morning marks Day 3 of my second attempt at a multi-day fast. Why try this again? Well, in a fasting experiment last month I went three days before I ran into a big family Easter gathering that made me … Continue reading

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