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

The Log for Wednesday November 30, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pieces of bread with peanut butter and jam, mango slices and kiwi slices; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; 2 small oranges Lunch: pad thai Dinner: egg in a tortilla; Bam Biere What I Did for Exercise 14 lengths of front crawl, 12 lengths of breast stroke 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, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did with My Life Not much, I don’t think Read More

The Log for Tuesday November 29, 2016

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What I Did for Exercise 30 minutes on the exercise bike at the highest resistance Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, jogged up the stairs at Dufferin Walked down the stairs at Ossington, walked up half the stairs at Spadina What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, brie and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: Smoked meatloaf sandwich with fries and coleslaw, goblet of the new Sawdust Read More

The Log for Sunday November 27, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 4 pancakes with syrup; glass of tea Lunch: small honeydew smoothie, a few rice crackers with dip; some chips with dip Dinner: huevos rancheros What I Did for Exercise 25+ minutes on the exercise bike on the highest setting Walked to the mall and back What I Did with My Life I worked a little bit on the work for two clients Read More

The Log for Saturday November 26, 2016

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What I Ate Morning: 2 pieces of French Toast with homemade yogurt and maple syrup, fruit salad Rest of the day: samples of 17 different beers, lots of chips, veggies, salsa, guacamole, dill dip; “Greek” burger What I Did for Exercise Walked from Spadina and Front to Harbourfront Walked from Harbourfront to Parliament and King, walked from Broadview and Gerard home What I Did with My Life I hosted my annual beer tasting Read More

The Log for Friday November 25, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: 2 kielbasa, tomato and brie sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard Before Dinner: rum and sparkling wine cocktail, chips and dip Dinner: 3 spare ribs, some cauliflower with cheese saw, two helps of coleslaw glass of wine After dinner: 2 pieces of gluten-free almond torte, glass of wine What I Did for Exercise nearly 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, Read More

The Log for Thursday November 24, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: Harvest Crunch with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 kielbasa and cheddar sandwiches on rye with tomatoes, mayo and mustard Dinner: piece of chicken with shakshouka on a bed of spinach, Gigantic Scrilla APA After Dinner: 2015 Isseki Nicho aged in Pinot Noir barrels ; peanut butter and spinach on a tortilla What I Did for Exercise Nearly 30 minutes on the exercise bike at the highest resistance level Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, walked up the first set of stairs at Sherbourne but accidentally Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 23, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 slices of sourdough toast with peanut butter and jam; pomegranate seeds, kiwi and sort of homemade yogurt (not made by me!) Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: lentil and potato salad; large fruit smoothie Dinner: chicken on spinach with some shakshouka on it; Karma Citra What I Did for Exercise 14 lengths of front crawl, 12 of breast stroke 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, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did Read More

The Log for Tuesday November 22, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: mixture of Harvest Crunch (Honey version?) with Mini Wheats with 1% milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami, cheddar and tomato sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; apple Dinner: Lentil and potato salad with Brussels sprouts in bacon; glass of Cote du Rhone After dinner: small amount of cookie dough ice cream; glass of Cote du Rhone What I Did for Exercise Almost 25 minutes on the exercise bike at resistance level 7 (out of 9 or 10) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up Read More

The Log for Monday November 21, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 pieces of homemade German apple pancake; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami and cheddar sandwiches on rye with mayo, mustard and tomato Dinner: chicken, roasted red pepper and brie sandwich with spinach salad, Indie Ale House Instigator After Dinner: Karma Citra What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on the exercise bike (at a way higher resistance level, due to some technical difficulties) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the escalator for the first set of stairs at Sherbourne because so many people were Read More

The Log for Sunday November 20, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: shakshouka, glass of tea, glass of grapefruit juice Lunch: medium bubble tea, egg tart After dinner: Indie Ale House Love Triangle, some Kit Kat pieces Dinner: Chicken, brie and red pepper sandwich, spinach salad; Imperial IPA What I Did for Exercise 20 minutes on the exercise bike (second day on the new resistance level, so that’s an improvement) Walked to the mall and back 10 reps with each arm with a 20+ lb dumbell What I Did with My Life I got hired! Read More

The Log for Saturday November 19, 2016

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What I Ate Breafkast: two slices of a German apple pancake, glass of tea, glass of grapefruit juice Lunch: burrito, glass of grapefruit juice Afternoon: half a glass of grapefruit juice Dinner: small bowl of chicken noodle soup, half chicken with fries and not-Chalet sauce with a toasted bun Part of a bottle of a Left Field IPA What I Did for Exercise I walked to the mall and back – basically I did nothing What I Did with My Life Does attending a baptism count as “something”? Read More

The Log for Friday November 18, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 pieces of toast with jam and peanut butter, bowl of bananas and kiwi with yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: jerk chicken with rice, beans and coleslaw Afternoon: the second Mars bar Dinner: Rad Nar Talay; ginger ale After dinner: 4 pints of Sierra Nevada Pale Ale (hey, I drank!) What I Did for Exercise 12 lengths front crawl, 10 breast (which I’m proud of because it’s been 3 weeks since I swam) Walked down 19 flights of stairs, walked to St. Andrew, walked down the stairs at St. Andrew, walked Read More

The Log for Thursday November 17, 2016

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What I Ate Breafkast: mini wheats with yogurt; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami and cheddar sandwiches on rye with mayo and mustard; small Mars bar Dinner: over-priced sushi “burrito” After dinner: 2 glasses of mint tea, a few chocolates, a piece of some kind plum cake What I did for Exercise Barely over 15 minutes on the exercise bike (I moved up the resistance level one and I just couldn’t hack it) Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, jogged up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 16, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 2 homemade waffles with yogurt and maple syrup; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple; some kind of health food bar that tasted like trail mix (had one yesterday, too, but forgot to mention) Lunch: salami and cheddar on a cheese bun with mayo and mustard Dinner: fried egg sandwich (2 eggs) on rye with tomato and kimchi After dinner: homemade popcorn What I Did for Exercise: 25 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked Read More

The Log for Tuesday November 15th, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: two waffles with yogurt and syrup; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea Lunch: cheddar and salami sandwich on a cheese bun with mayo and mustard Dinner: half of a mahi mahi rice salad, half of a lobster poutine; ginger ale After dinner: homemade soursop and lime ice crime What I Did for Exercise About 20 minutes or so on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands, walked up the stairs at Bay Walked down the stairs at Bay, walked up the Stairs at Sherbourne Walked from Sherbourne and Bloor Read More

The Log for Monday November 14, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: 3 pieces of toast, with peanut butter, jam and cheese; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea with mint; apple Lunch: shwarma, 2 grape leaves filled with rice; guava juice Dinner: Beef stew with carrots and mushrooms and long grain rice What I Did for Exercise 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 longer stairs at Pape, walked up the escalator further up at Pape because too many people were coming down the stairs, Read More

The Log for Sunday November 13, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: bacon and eggs and toast; glass of tea Lunch: Apple, a few handfuls of chips Dinner: bowl of German meatball soup, German beef rolls (name I can’t remember) cabbage with beats, potatoes; glass of ginger ale After dinner: Thin slice of green tea cheese cake What I Did for Exercise Walked down and up the stairs at Union, walked down and up the stairs at Long Branch Go Station Walked a few blocks, walked up some stairs at Tim Horton’s Field Walked from Tim Horton’s Field to the Hamilton Go Station Walked down and up the Read More

The Log for Saturday November 12, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: three waffles with yogurt and maple syrup, glass of tea Lunch: honeydew bubble tea Afternoon: Some chips Dinner: 1 1/2 helpings of beef stew with mushrooms and carrots, cesar salad What I Did for Exercise Walked from Jones and Gerard to Front and Spadina What I Did with My Life I did some laundry. Does that count? Read More

The Log for Friday November 11, 2016 Remembrance Day

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What I Ate Breakfast: miniwheats with yogurt, 1 glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: 2 salami and cheddar sandwiches on rye, with mustard and mayo Dinner: duck ragout, ginger ale After dinner: homemade soursop and lime ice crime What I Did for Exercise 2o minutes or so 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 at a snail’s pace up the stairs at Broadview, walked from Broadview to Greenwood, walked home from Greenwood What I Did with My Read More

The Log for Thursday November 10, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: mini wheats in milk; glass of tea Morning: 2 glasses of tea; apple Lunch: salami and cheddar sandwich on rye with mustard and mayo Dinner: beef BBQ thing on cheese bun with coleslaw and kimchi What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes on the exercise 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, walked home from Pape What I Did with My Life Sent out an article for editing Published a podcast Interviewed a small business owner Read More

The Log for Wednesday November 9, 2016

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What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes on the exercise bike Walked to Greenwood, walked down the stairs at Greenwood, up the stairs at Sherbourne Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home from Pape   What I Ate Breakfast: wheat cereal in milk; glass of tea Morning: apple; 2 glasses of tea Lunch: 2 old cheddar and salami sandwiches with mustard and mayo some kind of crusty bread; apple Dinner: BBQ-sauced pork on a cheese bun with kimchi and coleslaw What I Did With My Life I started a new post for my Read More

The Log for Tuesday November 8, 2016

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What I Ate Breakfast: wheat cereal with both yogurt and milk; glass of tea Lunch: pad thai; mango shake Afternoon: apple Dinner: BBQ-sauced pot roast on a cheese bun, with coleslaw and kimchi After dinner: 2 ginger ales, a couple of onion rings (seriously) What I Did for Exercise 25 minutes or so on the exercise bike Walked to Donlands, walked down the stairs at Donlands walked up the stairs at Kipling Walked down the stairs at Sherbourne, walked up the stairs at Pape, walked home What I Did with My Life I went back to the doctor Read More

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