I’m Starving – a Story in Gifs

So, a major premise here is that I am always hungry – I live my life in a constant state of hunger. The goal is just to keep it under control – a low level hum in the background.  Well, lately, the hunger, it has been assertive.  I think about food.  I dream about food. […]

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So.Much.Wasted.Food.

In case you missed it, you should take the next 17 minutes or so and watch John Oliver talk about food waste. Two quick takes on this: I’ve spent a good portion of my life in the food industry – in a grocery store through high school, in restaurants through college, and manufacturing as part […]

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Detox, Day 6 – In Defense of Food

The following is discussion of Day 6 of my 10-day 6 day detox.  To begin with Day 1, click here. The detox ended at 1pm on Saturday, which was day 6.  The detox is dead. Long live the detox. One underlying principle of my approach to food is that things must be reasonable.  This goes two ways.  […]

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Detox, Day 5

The following is discussion of Day 5 of my 10-day detox.  To begin with Day 1, click here. I’ve been characterizing each day of the detox so far with short little summaries – Day 1 was about caffeine headaches, Day 2 was about worrying about caffeine headaches, etc. Day 5 was hard to characterize, though if […]

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Detox, Day 4

The following is discussion of Day 4 of my 10-day detox.  To begin with Day 1, click here. Finally we get to a day that doesn’t really suck.  If Days 1 and 2 were all about caffeine withdrawal, and Day 3 was all about gastrointestinal integrity, then Day 4 was all about settling in. Probably the […]

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Detox, Day 3

The following is discussion of Day 3 of my 10-day detox.  To begin with Day 1, click here. Day 3 sucked, but not as badly as day two. I will now offer a warning – there is going to be discussion of pooping below.  It won’t be too graphic or anything, but we’re going to talk […]

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Detox, Day 2

The following is discussion of Day 2 of my 10-day detox.  To begin with Day 1, click here. The theory of a detox, as given to me by my guy, goes like this: There are toxins everywhere.  They are in the air we breathe and in the food we eat.  They are in the casings […]

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Detox, Day 1

So, as mentioned several times, I went to see a chiropractor / sports injury guy for the issue in my foot.  He’s been helpful, and I expect to be running again by the end of the week. A pretty good outcome, though I think this was as much shoe related as anything. My guy is […]

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Haiku (plural)

Jumping puddles and Dodging crashes of thunder Running in the rain ———————————— A daunting menu Then I hear myself saying “I’ll take fried chicken” . For the Weekly Writing Challenge

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On Food and Eating

Something dawned on me recently.  I have spent so much time on this blog talking about running that I have neglected to talk about an equally important – and much more difficult – topic. Let’s talk about food. So, I want to get a couple of things out of the way.  First – I love […]

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