Tag Archives: breaking habits

I Am Not Ashamed

This weekend at work a colleague saw me eating a snack cake. He lit into me about how I was violating my diet, and that he wanted to see an article about how it was okay to eat a snack … Continue reading

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The American Treatment Industry

Try to figure out the success rate of a twelve step program for any compulsive disorder, be it drugs, alcohol, sex, gambing, eating. Alcoholics Anonymous, for instance, keeps no records of who is a member, for their privacy of course, … Continue reading

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Sharing a Lucky Streak

I watched a movie from the 80s in which a habitual gambler gets a sure-thing tip on a horse from a friend, he bets the horse and wins. Thing is he has a gambling problem and shouldn’t be betting but … Continue reading

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Gotta Eat It All

If you are contemplating eating only meat for a living, you have to come to terms with the fact that you will be eating from the entire animal, not just the pieces you are used to eating. Primary muscles may … Continue reading

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Ribs, Ribs, Ribs

Nothing is better than a daily diet that includes pork ribs. Kansas City has a couple of the best rib joints in the world. Conveniently for me the best rib joint in a thousand miles is close by, Jack Stack. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Carbon Footprints

Not True! Today in the online magazine Slate I read this: “Current evidence shows that the average U.S. diet has a larger environmental impact in terms of increased [greenhouse gas] emissions, land use, water use, and energy use,” reads the … Continue reading

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An Ounce Of Prevention is Worth A Pound of Cure

It is said that and ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. This is especially true if there is no cure. In the case of type two diabetes, commonly known as adult onset diabetes, prevention and cure are … Continue reading

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