The “Vacation Diet”

I went on a diet recently. It required me to eat to my heart’s content for 24 days straight. Roasts, fried chicken, barbecues, seafood, ice cream, pies, pasta, cookies, fruits, cheese, veggies, bread, jerky…anything. The only “exercise” I actually did was a 10-minute hill sprint session immediately followed by a nap on the grass under… read more

Too Much of a Good Thing

I’m in a suburb of beautiful Auckland, New Zealand, a brisk 11 degrees Celsius right now. There is not a single cloud in the sky, and the slight breeze is very welcomed by the cat that is curled up next to me on the porch. I’m sitting in a wooden lounge chair made by a… read more