Category: Food

Quelle horreur!

Quelle horreur!

| September 12, 2013 | Reply

Hat tip to Reason for pointing to this CBS-2 exposé of illegal underground dinner parties in New York City: Clandestine dinner parties like the one Leitner attended have become more common in New York City. And insiders told Leitner they are completely unregulated. When asked at the dinner, “do you ever worry about getting caught?” […]

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Four Hour Body diet update — five months in

Four Hour Body diet update — five months in

| May 31, 2012 | 1 Reply

It’s now been five months since I started following the Four Hour Body diet — here’s my original post on the subject, from two weeks in. Where do things stand now? Well, they stand pretty well. As of this morning (5/31), I am down 26.5 lbs from where I started. My blood pressure has gone […]

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Four Hour Body diet — week 9

Four Hour Body diet — week 9

| March 3, 2012 | Reply

I continue to make progress, even though I didn’t do nearly as much exercising as I should have this week. Still, I’ve lost 20.1 lbs out of my initial goal of 30 lbs, and I still have 7 weeks to go. The steady loss is all the more impressive when you consider that my Cheat […]

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Four Hour Body diet — week 8

Four Hour Body diet — week 8

| February 25, 2012 | Reply

I am definitely off that plateau, probably thanks in large part to my daily mile-long walks up and down the driveway. At this point, halfway towards my goal date, I’ve lost 18.6 lbs (of my goal total of 30 lbs), including another 2 lbs this past week. I’ll probably add one extra driveway “lap” (= […]

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Four Hour Body diet — week 7

Four Hour Body diet — week 7

| February 18, 2012 | 1 Reply

  I spent most of the last three weeks bouncing against a weight plateau, with my weight going up and down over a 3- to 4-lb range; checking around on the ‘net indicated that this isn’t unusual. Complicating things was that I spent eight days on the road (with my wife), visiting family in Utah […]

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Four Hour Body diet — week 4

Four Hour Body diet — week 4

| January 28, 2012 | Reply

Saturday (Cheat Day) morning; lost 1.2 lbs since last week, making a total of 15.4 lbs since I started just over four weeks ago. Still very happy with my meals, still eating better (e.g., more green leafies and veggies on a daily basis) than I have in years. And for those intermittent cravings, I still […]

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Four Hour Body diet — week 3

Four Hour Body diet — week 3

| January 21, 2012 | Reply

  Another week, another Cheat Day, a few more pounds gone. I weighed in this morning at 2.2 lbs less than than last week; if I can keep losing 1-2 lbs/week, I will be very happy indeed. I did again gain 4 lbs the morning after Cheat Day last week, which means my weight is […]

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The Four-Hour Body diet: an early report

The Four-Hour Body diet: an early report

| January 14, 2012 | 2 Replies

Some months back, I ordered a copy of The Four Hour Body by Tim Ferriss, probably due to a mention on some other blog. After it arrived, it sat with 20 or so other books on my nightstand, unopened. However, some family members in other states started following Ferriss’s ‘slow carb’ diet from the book […]

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VLSB blogging: T-60 minutes

VLSB blogging: T-60 minutes

| August 21, 2010 | Reply

Turkeys and lamb done, carved, and in the oven; all brisket done, ready to be carved; soda needs to go on ice. General craziness time, so I can’t post  more until it’s all over. See you then.  ..bruce w..

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VLSB blogging: T-9 hours

VLSB blogging: T-9 hours

| August 21, 2010 | Reply

Overslept last night (despite the iPhone alarm I set) and woke up around 1 am. Not a problem: got the brisket out of the smoker, double-wrapped it, put it in the oven (at 200°) and went to bed. Got up this morning at 6 am. Cleaned out the smoker’s firebox completely; the coals are on […]

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