Category Archives: nutrition

The Healing Power of Basil

Day 3 of the detox, and day 4 of being home after five weeks gone, and I dropped another 2 pounds this morning. I’m sure it is water weight, blah blah blah, but it sure made me feel better to … Continue reading

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The Locked Toolbox

I think there is a weird mental state one can be in—I know I’ve been in it before—where you know what to do, and you think about doing it, and you know what the results would be if you did … Continue reading

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Cravings, True Hunger, and Reading Nutrition Labels

Sometimes, you haven’t eaten enough food, so you eat. Maybe some pizza, maybe a salad, perhaps a bowl of soup, but you eat it, and you aren’t hungry. That’s hunger. Sometimes, you really want pizza. You think about pizza. And … Continue reading

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Things I Used to Eat v. What I Eat Now

I’m in Texas, y’all, and I think I’ve made it pretty clear that I am a long way from giving up meat. At least once a week, both before this new way of eating and after, I hit a bbq … Continue reading

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Detox Update at the Dawn of Day 4 of 10

Seventy pounds gone, y’all. I’m at 162 this morning, down from my all-time recorded high of 232 back in June of 2011. For the first time in the journey, however, I feel really sluggish. I didn’t sleep well last night, … Continue reading

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