The Log for Wednesday October 12, 2016

Categories: 2016, Daily Log, and Personal.

What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Mini Wheats in 1 %1 milk; glass of tea Morning: small apple; two glasses of tea Lunch: two sandwiches on whole grain rye bread, one with tomatoes, turkey and stuffing and one with salami, cheese and tomatoes (mayo and mustard on both) Afternoon: mint tea, very small piece of chocolate Dinner: cod/potato/marscapone concoction with a pistachio vinaigrette; lamb confit in pastry with a lamb gravy; chocolate tartlette with berries; a few glasses of red wine (belated birthday dinner at a French restaurant…) After dinner: an ounce or so of creme de menthe as I Read More

The Log for Tuesday October 11, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 pancakes with syrup, glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, 1 macintosh Lunch: 2 whole wheat rye sandwiches with salami, cheddar, mayo and mustard Dinner: bowl of Thai chicken soup, large bottle of beer, piece of whole wheat rye bread, piece plum tart What I Did for Exercise less than 20 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, up the stairs at Pape, home from Pape What I Did with My Life Attempted and failed Read More

The Log for Monday October 10, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: peanut butter and apricot jam sandwich on multi-grain toast, glass of tea Lunch: Turkey, stuffing, carrot salad, some kind of quiche/souffle thing, a roll, mashed potatoes, probably some other stuff, and I had more than one helping; half a beer, two glasses of wine; half a stuffed baked apple (stuffed with cream cheese) and half a small apple fritter Dinner: A small bowl of Thai chicken soup, a hot toddy, a piece of plum tart from Sunday (I may have omitted Sunday dessert…) What I Did for Exercise 8 lengths front crawl, 4 breast Walked from Read More

The Log for Sunday October 9, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: three pieces of french toast with cream cheese and peanut butter, 2 glasses of tea Lunch: a smoothie containing bananas, mangoes, yogurt, OJ and maybe some other stuff Afternoon: a 5th of a large bottle of sour red ale, a bunch of tostitos with a guacamole-type dip on them, pieces of pumpernickel with spinach dip Dinner: Turkey, stuffing, fried vegetables, potatoes, cranberry sauce, a lentil salad of some kind, 1/3 of a bottle of wine What I Did for Exercise Walked from Front and Spadina to Lansdowne and Bloor, walked down the steps at Lansdowne station, Read More

The Log for Saturday October 8, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 pancakes, glass of tea, half a passion fruit-type thing Lunch: some mango, two slices of whole wheat rye bread with melted cheddar cheese, some tomatoes, some artichokes and some olives Dinner: multiple slices of two different types of pizza, a third of one large bottle of sour ale, half of a large bottle of gose and half of a large bottle of chili porter, half a cookie, some chips and too many chocolate-covered marshmallows (I was out, as you can tell) What I Did for Exercise Walked down to Queen, walked from Queen to front, Read More

The Log for Friday October 7, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Mini Wheats (probably around a serving) with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; macintosh Lunch: small helping of carrot salad; two salami, cheddar mayo and mustard sandwiches on whole wheat light rye; macintosh Dinner: Thai chicken soup with coconut milk, carrots, jalapenos (I know, I know), basil, green onions, ginger and garlic; half a bottle of hopped sour ale After dinner: a few pieces of mango What I Did for Exercise About 20 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, up the stairs Read More

The Log for Thursday October 6, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: shake (don’t know exactly what was in it but it had fruit and yogurt), big piece of sour dough with peanut butter and apricot jam; glass of tea Morning: glass of tea; macintosh Lunch: goat curry, too much rice and beans, coleslaw Dinner: caesar, chili tequila sour, fish burrito with chow mein, beer After dinner: Hot toddy What I Did for Exercise: 10 lengths, 5 head-up front crawl and five head-up breast stroke because I forgot my damn goggles; I haven’t done it in a long while so I’m looking to build to something greater Walked Read More

The Log for Wednesday October 5, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: two bowls of Mini Wheats with 1% milk; 1 glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; macintosh Lunch: large salami and cheddar sandwich on pumpernickel with mayo and mustard; 1 macintosh Dinner: 3 lamb chops (they were small!) with tapenade on them, two servings of carrot salad with vinaigrette and cheese; a bunch of small potatoes in dill and butter; couple glasses of OJ What I Did for Exercise Barely made it to 15 minutes on the exercise bike because, well, I may have had too much to drink the night before (which explains the Read More

The Log for Monday October 3, 2016

Categories: 2016.

What Did I Eat? Breakfast: peanut butter and jam on pumpernickel toast, glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, macintosh apple Lunch: larger salami, cheese, mustard and may sandwich on pumpernickel, macintosh Dinner: 1 large piece of homemade lasagna, glass of pink lemonade After dinner: hot toddy What I Did for Exercise About 20 minutes on the exercise bike this morning Walked to Donlands station, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked to the grocery store and walked home (further than Read More

The Log for Sunday October 2, 2016

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What did I eat? Breakfast: two poaches eggs, a large piece of whole grain toast, a glass of tea Over the course of the day: one glass of bubble tea sans milk Dinner: a brisket sandwich, slaw, baked beans (yes, I ate out again), two pints of different sizes (even with my cold) Evening: hot toddy   What I did for exercise Walked up the stairs at College station Walked from College station to Bathurst and College (not exactly in a straight line) Walked up the stairs at Donlands, walked home from Donlands Some shorter walks   What I did Read More

The Log for Saturday October 1, 2016

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What Did I Eat Today? Breakfast: tea and yet more Harvest Crunch (smaller serving this time) in 1% milk, glass of tea Lunch: piece of home lasagna from the other night, mcintosh Afternoon: a large orange Dinner: 3 small pieces of pizza (1 “Chicken Pesto” and 2 Hawaiian) and 1 1/2 and weird, churro-like cinnamon things   What I did for exercise Very close to 20 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Pape, walked down the stairs at Pape, walked up the stairs at St. Andrew Some shorter walks I failed to walk up the stairs at my girlfriend’s Read More

The Log for Friday September 30, 2016

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What Did I Eat? Breakfast: Way more than one serving of Harvest Crunch (8g of fat and 31g of carbs in one serving) in a large pool of 1% milk; a glass of tea Morning: two glasses of tea and a macintosh Lunch: Triple decker white bread sandwich featuring the usual salami, old cheddar, mayo and mustard Dinner: Chicken curry with basmati rice and a raita and a ginger ale (I was out) A hot toddy   What I Did For Exercise Rode the exercise bike for an actual 20 minutes Walked to Donlands station, walked down the stairs; walked Read More

The Log for Thursday September 29, 2016

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What I ate: Breakfast: Way more than one serving of Harvest Crunch (8g of fat and 31g of carbs in one serving) in a large pool of 1% milk; a glass of tea Morning: two glasses of tea and a macintosh Lunch: two sandwiches consisting of white bread (bad!), salami, mayo (bad!), old cheddar and a macintosh Dinner: homemade lasagna consisting of white pasta (bad!), ground beef (but not a lot of beef), tomato sauce, 3 zucchinis, a bunch of mushrooms, a whole tub of ricotta (but it didn’t even cover the pasta it was on), and some old cheddar Read More

The Log

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I have been gaining weight recently. Ever since my ex-girlfriend and I broke up a couple of years ago, I have been gaining weight. And ever since I gave up swimming about six months after that, I have been gaining fat instead of muscle. I am now close to the weight I was in university which is, in my mind, not a good thing. I want to do something about it. I want to get back to the weight I was when I lived in Hamilton and climbed 15 flights of stairs multiple times a day. I want to get Read More