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Bad Habits #19 – Various Brain Melting Diet Fads I’ve Found on The Internet

Anyone who’s vaguely online knows that the Internet is a stunning achievement allowing billions of humans access to all sorts of information, from the latest news of the world, information on scientific and technological developments, online finance, or just the ability to stay connected with friends and family across the world.  And we also knowContinue reading “Bad Habits #19 – Various Brain Melting Diet Fads I’ve Found on The Internet”

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Good Habits #19 – Casseroles: How To Eat Well By Turning Into Your Mother. Or Your Aunt. Or Your Grandmother

One of the most common June Cleaveresque stereotypes I encountered growing up, in real life and on TV, was a fifties housewife serving a casserole.  Well okay, the baking cookies and brownies thing is a bigger stereotype, but the casserole thing was still a thing.  I know this, because many of my relatives, like myContinue reading “Good Habits #19 – Casseroles: How To Eat Well By Turning Into Your Mother. Or Your Aunt. Or Your Grandmother”

Good Habits #18 – Why Cavemen Were Rarely Obese

I’ve occasionally researched the various diet fads out there, including the Keto diet (whose acolytes I regularly pan, just to be irritating), the Carnivore diet (who get the same mistreatment as the Keto types, for the same reason), and the Vegan diet (a diet that is a total non-starter for me). My own diet isContinue reading “Good Habits #18 – Why Cavemen Were Rarely Obese”

Good Habits #17 – Clean Food For People Who Don’t Like To Bathe

Ever go into a restaurant and see that the guy seated at the table next to you has more body hair than all the people at your table combined?  And that’s just on his face and under his arms?  The type of place where everyone seems to have a dog under the table, tattoos inContinue reading “Good Habits #17 – Clean Food For People Who Don’t Like To Bathe”

Bad Habits #16 – Adult Baby Food

I spend a lot of time trashing those who partake of the Ketogenic and Carnivore diets.  Good naturedly, of course.  Many of the people I follow and interact with on social media partake of these and other low-carb diets.  But for some reason I feel the urge to occasionally mock their fetishistic worship of thingsContinue reading “Bad Habits #16 – Adult Baby Food”

Good Habits #16 – The More You Toot, The Better You Feel

Nearly eight years ago, I began an arduous, difficult, and life changing journey filled with struggle and suffering, but also great joy and rewards.  No, I’m not talking about my “Weight Loss Journey” (an annoying phrase that I hate with a passion, but seem to repeat constantly because of masochism), I’m talking about marriage.  AndContinue reading “Good Habits #16 – The More You Toot, The Better You Feel”

The Twelve Pounds of Christmas, or Heavy For The Holidays

So I came home for Christmas a bit early this year.  Despite the heart-pounding excitement one normally experiences while practicing public accounting, I had a lot of vacation time built up, and somehow managed to drag myself away from the siren’s call of the stacks of paperwork adorning my desk. And have now been atContinue reading “The Twelve Pounds of Christmas, or Heavy For The Holidays”

Bad Habits #13 – How Liberating Italy From Fascism Made America Fat

Since my wife and I live about 30 minutes from the beach, we often spend a Saturday there in the Summer.  Assuming there are no hurricanes.  Or massive algae blooms killing all of the fish and causing them to wash up on the shore.  But assuming we’re not facing meteorological Armageddon or osteichthyan genocide, aContinue reading “Bad Habits #13 – How Liberating Italy From Fascism Made America Fat”

Good Habits #13 – You Can Have A Healthy Lunch Thanks To An English Aristocrat With Bad Habits

So when one works as a CPA, sanity requires that we occasionally step out of the office to escape the mind numbing, soul crushing monotony of wading through things like accounting standards, SEC regulations, DOL regulations, or the dark, fetid morass that is USC Title 26.  Which is the internal revenue code.  Or merely theContinue reading “Good Habits #13 – You Can Have A Healthy Lunch Thanks To An English Aristocrat With Bad Habits”