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New Orleans: A Food Photo Journal

Last weekend was the gluttonous celebration of both my birthday and The Terrorist’s birthday, and a luxurious sweltering trip to New Orleans was just what we both needed. To down Hurricanes and Sazeracs and stumble down narrow decrepit streets in a fog, to avoid projectile beads being flung from Bourbon St balconies, and to fall … Continue reading

CBL Day 8: Gym Drama

May 15 – Lifting Day Butter and nori 60g fat, 0g carb, 0g protein Coconut-creamed spinach 28g fat, 8g carb, 4g protein LIFT – weighted pullups 25×5, 5×6 / shoulder press 105×8, 95×10 Sweet potatoes 1lb 0g fat, 90g carbs, 5g protein Whey protein (2 servings) 0g fat, 0g carbs, 100g protein Chicken and rice … Continue reading

Coming Together

Date #2 with The Terrorist: On our first date, we had made plans to watch a movie; her idea – The Hangover 2 at the Dollar Theater on Saturday. I called The Terrorist (so named because of her frequent business jaunts to Israel and Jordan) that afternoon to finalize the times and offered to pick her up, which she … Continue reading

Cat and Mouse and Grasshopper

I’d like to say everything was OK until the grasshopper showed up. But it wasn’t. (Yes, I’m still thinking about it.) Saturday August 13 2011 – Cheat Day Breakfast: baked lemon-garlic chicken breast, sautéed spinach Workout: Incline Bench 165lb 3 sets of 5, Weighted Pull-up 65lb 3 sets of 4 Post-Workout Recovery: 2 small sweet … Continue reading

Nail Polish Remover

Day 12 – June 10, 2011 Workout: Tabata kettlebell swings 35# Breakfast: salmon filet with spinach 2nd Breakfast: 3-egg omelette with peppers, onions Lunch: Cobb salad at Panera Dinner: 3 “egg cupcakes” with salsa filling and guacamole “frosting”, 2 glasses wine. Day 13 – June 11, 2011 Breakfast: 6 eggs, spinach, kimchi Workout: power clean … Continue reading