The Log for Monday November 7, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 pieces of some of the weirdest French Toast I’ve ever made, with cottage cheese and yogurt; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: 2 old cheddar and salami sandwiches with mayo and mustard on rye Dinner: a piece of pot roast my girlfriend saved for me with spicy tomato sauce and rice; pink lemonade What I Did for Exercise 25 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, jogged up the stairs at Pape, Read More

The Log for Sunday November 6, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pieces of French toast with fig cream cheese and raspberries; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: coleslaw, mock Monte Cristo sandwich, pink lemonade Afternoon: some bread, mayo and avocado Dinner: 1 1/2 bowls of minestrone After dinner: homemade lime-sour sop ice cream What I Did for Exercised Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked a few blocks, walked up 19 flights of stairs Walked from Spadina and Front to Dundas and Bathurst, walked from Broadview and Gerard What I Did with My Life Met with a potential client, got hired Read More

The Log for Saturday November 5, 2016

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What I Ate Morning: glass of tea Brunch: Cubano with fries; caesar Afternoon: guava smoothie Dinner: bowl of cauliflower soup, (too much) charcuterie What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Danforth, walked past Greenwood, walked back to Pape, walked home Walked a bit, climbed 19 flights of stairs Walked from Front and Spadina to the AGO, to Kensington, back to Front and Spadina What I Did with My Life Went to the dentist Went to the AGO Read More

The Log for Thursday November 3, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: wheat cereal in yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 old cheddar and salami sandwiches with mayo, mustard and tomatoes on rye, apple Dinner: 12 Chinese-style dumplings (from frozen), bok choy and mushrooms in a garlic-soy sauce; hot toddy After dinner: mint chocolate tea What I Did for Exercise Between 20 and 25 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 escalator at St. Andrew because too many people were Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 2, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of wheat cereal in yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: two old cheddar and salami sandwiches with mayo, mustard and tomatoes, one on whole grain, one on rye; apple Dinner: two bowls of minestrone, pink lemonade After dinner: banana and blackberry muffin; hot toddy What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes or so on the exercise bike Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did Read More

The Log for Tuesday November 1, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 cottage cheese pancakes with additional cottage cheese and yogurt, banana and blackberry muffing; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: old cheddar and salami sandwich on whole grain bread with mayo and mustard, apple Dinner: Club sandwich (a real club sandwich), side cesar salad; apple juice After dinner: the left Twix, or was it the right? What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked home from work, taking the slightly longer way (i.e. Read More

The Log for Monday October 31, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: cottage cheese pancakes with some additional cottage cheese on them and yogurt, with honey; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: cheddar and salami sandwich with mayo and mustard on whole grain bread, apple Dinner: two bowls of minestrone, pink lemonade What I Did for Exercise nearly 25 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 to the grocery store and then home from Pape What I Did Read More

The Log for Sunday October 30, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Eggs Benedict but with a modified sauce made with dill and avocados; 2 glasses of tea Morning: glass of iced tea Lunch: large bowl of chips, bowl of carrots, homemade sour cream dip with mayo, pickles, green onions, paprika Dinner: mock pad thai After dinner: gelato, banana and blackberry muffin What I Did for Exercise Walked from Spadina and front to Dundas and Spadina and back Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked down the stairs at St. Andrew, walked up the stairs at Pape What I Did with My Life Nothing, again. Read More

The Log for Saturday October 29, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 1/2 cottage cheese pancakes with yogurt on top; glass of tea Lunch: fried egg sandwich with tomato; pink lemonade Dinner: fried pork belly with salad, sisig on rice (healthy, I know), mango shake After dinner: mint roibos, small ice cream bar What I Did for Exercise Walked to Donlands station, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up half the stairs at St. George, walked up the stairs at Dundas Walked from Dundas and Macaul to Front and Spadina; climbed 19 flights of stairs What I did with My Life Nothing Read More

The Log for Friday October 28, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: blueberry scone; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: Ox tail curry, rice and beans, coleslaw Dinner: Neapolitan-style pizza After dinner: Hot Toddy What I Did for Exercise: Walked up 17 flights of stairs Walked down 18 flights of stairs, walked up to Queen, walked from Shaw to Lansdowne on Queen Walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape though I took an escalator at the end because of two many people coming down, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Read More

The Log for Thursday October 27, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of wheat cereal with sugar in 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: two glasses of tea; chocolate chip cookie Lunch: salami and old cheddar old whole grain bread with mayo and mustard, apple; really weird effervescent vitamin C tang thing (ugh) Dinner: 1 and half small pieces of salmon, 10-15 small sprigs of asparagus, hunk of bread with butter After Dinner: hot toddy What I Did for Exercise Close to 25 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs Read More

The Log for Wednesday October 26

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of no name wheat cereal with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: bowl of dill pickle chips, multiple glasses of OJ Lunch: eggs benedict, glass of OJ Afternoon: more dill pickle chips, more OJ Dinner: two chicken and bean tacos, remainder of the OJ (2 litres total) After dinner: remainder of the bag of dill pickle chips; hot toddy What I Did for Exercise Maybe over 20 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to and from Danforth What I Did with My Life Nothing, as I am sick Read More

The Log for Tuesday for October 25 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of no name wheat cereal with 1% milk; raspberry muffin; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: salami and cheddar sandwich with mayo and mustard on marble rye; apple Afternoon: Guava and raspberry muffin Dinner: Some kind of vegetarian Thai soup; half a falafel wrap After dinner: Guava and raspberry muffin What I Did for Exercise Nearly 25 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 Broadview, walked home from Read More

The Log for Monday October 24, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: apricot jam and peanut butter on baguette; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, macintosh, 2/3 piece of buffalo jerky Lunch: chicken salad sandwich on marble rye, macintosh Dinner: 2 chicken and bean tacos, 4 slices of baguette, litre of beer After dinner: guava and raspberry muffin What I Did for Exercise: 12 lengths front crawl, 10 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 from Pape What Read More

The Log for Sunday October 23, 2016

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What I Ate Morning: glass of tea Brunch: curried lentils with a poached egg, small sausage and naan Afternoon: poppyseed roll, 2 guava and raspberry muffins (I think they’re the first muffins I’ve ever made, but I can’t remember) Dinner: about 1/3 of a very large steak, a bunch of pieces of charred broccoli with cheese, a bunch of small potatoes, glass of wine After dinner: raspberry and pineapple fruit salad What I Did for Exercise Walked to and from Leslie and Queen Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up half the stairs at Spadina Walked Read More

The Log for Friday October 21, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of oatmeal with raisins, brown sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, maple syrup and 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; macintosh apple Lunch: chicken salad sandwich on marble rye, macintosh, 1 and 1/3 sticks of buffalo jerkey Dinner: 5 meat and vegetable dumplings, a large bowl of cold buckwheat noodles (who knew that was a thing?), kimchi and other assorted Korean side dishes After dinner: two hot toddys with rum What I Did for Exercise 20 ish minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Pape station, walked down the stairs at Pape, walked up Read More

The Log for Thursday October 20, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Large bowl of two different types of serial with 1% milk with strawberries; glass of tea Lunch: mushroom stroganoff and greek salad; macintosh apple Dinner: chicken breast, smashed potatoes with carrots; large bottle of IPA After dinner: some grapes What I Did for Exercise 12 lengths of front crawl, 6 of breast stroke Walked down 19 flights of stairs Walked down half the stairs at Spadina, up all the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Life Created a Read More

The Log for Wednesday October 19, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: oatmeal with cinnamon, nutmeg, brown sugar, maple syrup and 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: macintosh; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: chicken salad sandwich on marble rye, macintosh, stick of buffalo jerkey Dinner: two helpings of mushroom stroganoff, two helpings of Greek salad; glass of wine After dinner: small pint of IPA, smaller glass of Saison; 2/3rds of a bowl of dill pop corn What I Did for Exercise Over 20 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Greenwood, down the stairs at Greenwood, up the stairs at Sherbourne Down the stairs at Sherbourne, up the Read More

The Log for Tuesday, October 18, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Mini Wheats with 1% milk; 1 glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, macintosh Lunch: chicken salad sandwich on marble rye, stick of beef jerkey, macintosh Afternoon: stick of beef jerkey Dinner: chicken breast, smashed potatoes with carrots After dinner: hot toddy with rum What I Did for Exercise Close to 25 minutes on the excise 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 from Pape What I Did with My Read More

The Log for Monday October 17, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: two pieces of that omelette from the weekend, some pineapple; glass of tea Morning: macintosh apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: a small bag of Klusters, chicken salad sandwich on marble rye; macintosh Dinner: pork chop, smashed potatoes with carrots, half pint or so of Outside the Bocks’ second IPA Evening: peanut butter and celery sandwich on marble rye, glass of milk, glass of mint tea What I Did for Exercise Somewhere between 15 and 20 minutes on the exercise bike, I hope Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs Read More

The Log for Sunday October 16, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: two poaches eggs, three pieces of sourdough toast, glass of tea Lunch: two small pieces of yesterday’s omelette, bowl of grapes, glass of pink lemonade Dinner: pork chop, smashed potatoes with carrots; hot toddy with rum After dinner: 2 large beers (I had my fantasy draft!) What I Did for Exercise I did not swim, ostensibly because I woke up at 8:40 (late for me) and the pool is cleaned from 9 until 10 All I did is: walked down the stairs at Union, walked up the stairs at College, walked back down the stairs at Read More

The Log for Saturday October 15, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Two pieces of an olive, artichoke and salami omelette with cheddar cheese, piece of whole wheat rye toast; glass of tea Lunch: two slices of beef jerky Afternoon: half a large bowl of carrots, bowl of chips, cream cheese dip, tall can of dark ale Dinner: 3 spring rolls, two helpings of Thai curry, two helpings of rice, two helpings of Broccoli and mushrooms with garlic; two hot toddys, one with rum and one with Polish honey liqueur What I Did for Exercise Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up half the Read More

The Log for Friday October 14, 2016

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What I Ate: Breakfast: two pieces of sourdough toast with apricot jam; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, a little bit of Indian-style chickpeas Lunch: a small serving of lamb curry, a small serving, of chickpeas, a small serving of lentils, too much rice, a small salad (I, uh, ate out…) Dinner: small bowl of chili, two pieces of cornbread, 1 pint of IPA, 1 tall can of Belgian rye ale, 1 tall can of IPA After dinner: 2 beef jerky sticks What I did for Exercise: 10 lengths of front crawl, 6 of breaststroke Walked down 19 Read More

The Log for Thursday October 13, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bowl of Mini Wheats with 1% milk, glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea, macintosh Lunch: two salami and cheddar sandwiches, with mayo and mustard, on whole grain rye bread, macintosh Dinner: many small pieces of pork tenderloin, two servings of cranberry, broccoli, almond and onion salad with a cream dressing, two helpings of spaghetti squash with garlic and lemon; bottle of APA After dinner: 6 4 oz beer tastings of 6 different beers, too many handfuls of dill popcorn, half a bowl of plum tart and vanilla ice cream What I Did for Exercise Read More

The Log for Wednesday October 12, 2016

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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