The Log for December 31, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: cereal with yogurt and half a banana; glass of tea Lunch: dregs of Thursday’s chicken curry and rice, dregs of a bag of chips with hummus; bottle of homebrew Afternoon: 3 different kinds of cheese, a bunch of different crackers, pate; 2 or 3 small glasses of wine Dinner: 2 pieces of beef, lobster tail, couple pieces of broccoli, spinach salad, piece of bread; slightly less than half a bottle of plum sour ale After dinner: multiple glasses of wine, slightly less than half a bottle of Peche, a couple flutes of cava, flute of brachetto; Read More

The Log for Friday December 30, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes with blueberries and yogurt; tea Morning: rice and vegetables; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: turkey, stuffing and cheddar sandwich on pumpernickel Dinner: untold pieces of sushi and sashimi, at least 3 potstickers, one serving of salad, one serving of pea shoots and mushrooms and tofu, other food I forgot; 2 glasses of red wine After dinner: piece of carrot cake, brownie, small piece of pound cake; 2 glasses of mint tea What I Did for Exercise Made it through 14 minutes of a YouTube exercise video on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked Read More

The Log for Thursday December 29, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: egg bun with peanut butter and jam, smoothie; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 3 pieces of beef jerkey Lunch: chicken curry roti Dinner: chicken curry, mixed vegetables and rice, samosa, naan; half a sour fruit ale After dinner: half of two DIPAs, half an RIS, half a barley wine What I Did for Exercise 21-23 lengths of front crawl (I lost count), 9 breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs Read More

The Log for Tuesday December 27, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 fried eggs, 2 pieces of toast, half a bowl of yogurt with blueberries and guava paste; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: bowl of chips; wheat dopplebock Dinner: 1/3 of a pork tenderloin, rice with mojo; bottle of winter ale After dinner: cookies What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on the exercise bike at the highest resistance grocery shopping What I Did with My Life It was a stat holiday so I took it off Read More

The Log for Monday December 26, 2016

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What I Ate Brunch: 3 pancakes, orange; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: samples of 5 different beers; a few chips Dinner: 4 pieces of pork tenderloin, mojo, rice, 2 helpings of salad; half a bottle of double IPA What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on the exercise bike at full resistance Walked to Danforth and Greenwood and back What I Did with My Life Boxing day: I did nothing Read More

The Log for Sunday December 25, 2016

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What I Ate Brunch: smoothie, peanut butter and jam sandwich, 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: chai latte; carrots and dip Evening: crackers and dip; cranberry and orange juice mocktail Dinner: bowl of roast vegetable soup, 2 helpings of turkey, 2 helpings of stuffing, 3 small potatoes; cranberry and orange mocktail After dinner: 4 cookies What I Did for Exercise Walked from Front and Spadina to Ossington and Dundas and back What I Did with My Life Christmas: so I wen to my other parents’ and ate Read More

The Log for Saturday December 24, 2016

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What I Ate Brunch: 2 slices of French Toast with rum-flambeed bananas; 2 glasses of tea Afternoon: way too much charcuterie, two flavoured ginger ales Dinner: two helpings of lobster linguine, two helpings of roasted ham hocks, 2 helpings of roast vegetables, 1 piece of bread, piece of really rich cake (I think that’s it); 1 flavoured ginger ale What I Did for Exercise 20 lengths of front crawl, 10 lengths of breast Walked from Front and Spadina to Ossington and Dundas and back What I Did with My Life Christmas Eve: so I went to my parents’ and ate Read More

The Log for Friday December 23, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of yogurt with honey; glass of tea Morning: rice pudding; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: jerk chicken, rice and beans, the teeniest amount of cole slaw Dinner: 2 enchiladas, side salad; ginger ale   What I Did for Exercise I made it to 20 minutes on the exercise bike at the highest resistance, which I’m disappointed by, but it’s still better than nothing Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up half the stairs at Spadina, walked from Kensington to Read More

The Log for Thursday December 22, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Yogurt with honey; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; rice pudding Lunch: lentils, paneer and spinach, eggplant in a tomato sauce, rice, naan Dinner: homemade macaroni and cheese; glasses of OJ What I Did for Exercise Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, walked up the escalators at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs and then the escalator at Donlands, walked home from Donlands Walked to Danforth because I forgot something, walked home with a 30 pound bag of cat litter What I Did with My Life Read More

The Log for Wednesday for December 21, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pancakes, some mango; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; soft banana Lunch: red pepper soup, 2 pieces of white bread without crusts; Afternoon: mint tea Dinner: 2 servings of homemade macaroni; glass of OJ After dinner: some yogurt and a banana What I Did for Exercise Still not allowed to exercise strenuously until Friday Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the escalator and then the stairs at Broadview, walked home from Broadview Read More

The Log for Tuesday December 20, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of yogurt with honey and mashed banana; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; cup of rice pudding Lunch: mushroom soup, bread with crusts removed Afternoon: cup of rice pudding Dinner: ramen; cranberry juice After dinner: a bit of ice cream What I Did for Exercise I am not supposed to do strenuous exercise until Friday Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the escalators at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the first set of stairs at Ossington because the escalator line was insane, walked up Read More

The Log for Monday December 19, 2016

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What I Ate Afternoon: bowl of homemade pho; a couple of small packets of rice pudding; orange juice Dinner: honeydew smoothie; homemade macaroni and cheese What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Bay What I Did with My Life A little bit of work for a client Had a tooth pulled or “extracted” as they say in the business Read More

The Log for Sunday December 18, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 4 pancakes, 2 slices of bacon, fruit shake Afternoon: glass of OJ Dinner: 2 bowls of homemade pho; Jelly King brett edition After Dinner: Boogie Monster What I Did for Exercise Walked from Spadina and Front to Ossington and College, and then down Ossington to Queen Walked from Pape and Queen home What I Did with My Life Attempted to fix my internet Worked for a client a little bit Made soup in anticipation of not being able to eat anything tomorrow Read More

The Log for Saturday December 17, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 fried eggs, 3 pieces of toast with butter and jam, fried tomatoes; glass of tea Lunch: French fries Dinner: burger with peameal bacon and other stuff; pint of India dark ale After dinner: bottle of Baltic Porter What I Did for Exercise Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Ossington Walked down the stairs at Dufferin, walked up half the stairs at Spadina, walked a few other blocks in between What I Did with My Life I was up till 3 in the morning and I woke up Read More

The Log for Friday December 16, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 tuna salad sandwiches; apple Dinner: fried egg sandwich After dinner: 6 beers (at least), 1 bourbon neat What I Did for Exercise 30 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, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home Walked to the Opera House from home Walked home from a Christmas party What I Did with my Life Sent some Read More

The Log for Thursday December 15, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest Crunch with 1% milk Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: salami, tomato and cheddar with mayo and mustard Dinner: an arincini; Osso Bucco; glass of Ginger Ale What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Bay, walked up and down some stairs at a building on Avenue Road Walked down the stairs at Bay, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked from Sherbourne and Bloor to Cumberland and Avenue Walked down some more stairs Walked Read More

The Log for Wednesday December 14, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 scones, 2 muffins; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; chocolate dessert of some kind Lunch: 2 salami, tomato and cheese sandwiches with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: two “pulled beef” on cheese buns After Dinner: Gelato, probably What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Donlands Walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Bay Walked down the stairs at Bay, Read More

The Log for Tuesday December 13, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Scone; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: lamb curry, chicken curry, lentils, rice, naan, salad Dinner: “pulled beef” on a bun, salad After dinner: Gelato What I Did for Exercise 20 lengths of front crawl, 10 of breast stroke Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did with My Life Found out that I need another referral for my tooth infection, yippee   Read More

The Log for Monday December 12, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 waffles, muffin; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, tomato and cheddar sandwiches with mayo and mustard; chocolate cookie Dinner: 6 inch Subway sub After dinner: peanuts What I Did for Exercise: 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Shoveled out my work Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the escalator at St. Andrew for the usual reason, walked up the remaining stairs at St. Andrew, walked up 19 flights of stairs Walked down Read More

The Log for Sunday December 11, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: cold pizza and fruit salad; glass of tea Lunch: chicken souvlaki sandwich Dinner: “pulled beef” on a cheese bun with a simple salad What I Did for Exercise Walked to St. Andrew, walked down the stairs at St. Andrew, walked up the stairs at Summerhill, walked down the stairs at Summerhill, walked up half the stairs at Eglinton, walked down those same stairs, walked down half the stairs at Bloor-Yonge, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape Did 10 pull-ups with each arm and 5 raises (I don’t know what they’re really called, Read More

The Log for Saturday December 10, 2016

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What I Ate: Breakfast: 4 waffles, syrup, pieces of watermelon; glass of tea Lunch: some slices of bread and chip dip (there’s no accounting) Dinner: lamb pide; couple of glasses of ginger ale What I did for exercise: 30 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to and from Danforth twice What I did with my life Got my haircut Went to the dentist for an unsuccessful non-resolution of my health problems Read More

The Log for Friday December 9, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: toast with peanut butter and jam, part of a mango, some raspberries; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: cabbage “roll” casserole Afternoon: 2 mars bars, numerous lozenges Dinner: 2 helpings of stir fry After dinner: gelato What I Did for Exercise 18 lengths of front crawl, 12 of breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Shebourne, walked up the stairs at Pape What I Did with My Life I was still having internet trouble, so Read More

The Log for Wednesday December 7, 2016

Categories: 2016 and Movies.

What I Ate Breakfast: 1 biscuit, 1/2 bowl of Harvest Crunch in 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 1 apple Lunch: 2 salami, cheese and tomato sandwiches with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: stir fry with pork; Burdoch APA What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise week Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the first (longer) set of stairs at Pape but had to walk up the escalator because of traffic, walked home What I Did Read More

The Log for Tuesday December 6, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 homemade biscuits with raspberry jam; 1/3 of a bowl of Harvest Crunch with 1 % milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 1 1/2 salami, tomato and cheddar sandwiches with mustard and mayo; apple Evening: 8 4 oz samples of various beers Dinner: deep fried fish on vermicelli; jackfruit smoothie What I Did for Exercise Nearly 30 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, walked up half the stairs at Yonge, walked Read More

The Log for December 5, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 biscuits, raspberries and mangos with yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: Greek salad with a few pieces of pork loin Dinner: two pieces of left over omelette, one in a tortilla; Charlevoix Lupulus What I Did for Exercise 16 lengths of front crawl, 10 of breast Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Main Walked down the stairs at Main, walked up the first set of stairs at Read More

The Log for Sunday December 4, 2016

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What I Ate Brunch: 2 tortillas stuffed with part of an omelette and I made and some salsa; glass of tea Lunch: honey dew bubble tea Dinner: 4 slices of pork tenderloin, 1 1/2 servings of baked mushrooms, 2 servings of greek salada; Sierra Nevada Pale Ale, half a bottle of Indie Ale House Instigator What I did for Exercise Walked around downtown for an hour (i.e. nothing) What I did with My Life Purchased and installed a plugin on a client’s site Finished my Christmas shopping! (just about) Read More

The Log for Saturday December 3, 2016

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What I Ate Brunch: biscuits with old cheddar and habernero jam with bacon; 2 glasses of tea and glass of juice Afternoon: tortilla chips with salsa, couple ounces of whiskey Dinner: schnitzel with warm potato salad; Karma Citra After Dinner: half a bottle of Evil Twin Liquid Double Fudge What I Did for Exercise Walked down and up 19 flights of stairs Walked from Front and Spadina to College and Spadina, walked down half the stairs at Spadina, walked up half the stairs at St. George, jogged up the stairs at Queen’s Park What I did with My Life Worked Read More

The Log for Friday December 2, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Harvest Crunch with 1% milk, half a doughnut; glass of tea Morning: orange; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: 2 salami, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard Dinner: chips and dip, veggies and dip, at least 5 pieces of pizza, parts of many (5? 6?) cans and bottles of beer What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike at maximum resistance Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the escalator at St. Read More

The Log for Thursday December 1, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch and 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salmi, brie, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; small orange Dinner: homemade fish and chips with a deep fried red pepper (who knew?); half a charcoal porter What I Did for Exercise Somewhere between 20 and 30 minutes on the exercise bike (technical difficulties) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Broadview, walked home from Broadview What Read More