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Paleo Challenge Day 11: Magical Cholesterol

Wednesday January 11, 2012 – Day 11 Lunch: Chicken breast with tomato-mushroom sauce Dinner: Chicken breast with (coconut) cream-of-spinach soup Second Dinner: Roast turkey with squash and sun-dried tomato saute (from Whole Foods) Future baby chickens consumed: 0 (40 total) Sweet potatoes consumed: 0 (8 total) Inhaler puffs: 1 (2 in last 7 days) – … 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

The Right to Choose

Baseball Fixes Everything And as quickly as it all went downhill, normalcy resurfaced just as quickly, in the disguise of a baseball game. Friday August 5 Workout – 100 burpees Breakfast – sweet potato, 6 egg omelette Lunch – turkey breast and swiss cheese sandwich (minus the bread) Dinner – salmon filet, red cabbage, coconut … Continue reading


Wednesday August 3, 2011 Workout – 75 kettlebell swings at 62lb (sets of 40, 20, 15) Post-Workout – 2 purple sweet potatoes, 1 turkey sausage Breakfast – 6-egg omelet, salsa, steamed broccoli Lunch – baked chicken breast, yellow squash Dinner – salmon filet, red cabbage, 1 glass red wine Thursday August 4, 2011 Breakfast – … Continue reading

Death by Social Networking

I had a blog. I loved it. My friends loved it. It took my life on a new, unusual trajectory. It made me fall in love with writing for the first time since I was a junior in college, sitting in the fifth-floor dome of Gilman Hall with a pen, a paper, and five Taco … Continue reading


The Cortisol Files is now Bachelor HELL. A little angrier and broodier, with all the exquisite grammar and obscure pop culture references you have grown to tolerate. What happened to the old posts? I’m trying to salvage them from the scrap heap, as it were. My favorite, “Nail Polish Remover” (about the dinner party that … Continue reading