Monthly Archives: January 2006

Perfect book for D&D

Received a lovely late Christmas present at the weekend – an A5 book with thick covers that look like carved skate with a wizardy pen. I’m itching to copy my Monk character into it ready for the next game session, … Continue reading

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Haven’t seen that number for a while

The “let’s eat sensibly and see what happens” campaign is still on-going and showing dividends. My weight this morning was under 15 stone 4 pounds (or 214 lbs for those in the US). That’s about 5-6 pounds down over the … Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom from my sandwich

I’ve just noticed that my Daily Bread sandwiches are trying to cater for the mind as well as the body. Today’s Garlic and Ginger Chicken packaging carries the quote: “You know what they say, if at first you don’t succeed, … Continue reading

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People love clouds

Just noticed that Yahoo has listed the Cloud Appreciation Society as the winner of the ‘Weird and Wonderful’ category of its Finds of the Year 2005 awards. Fantastic – didn’t know it existed! Time to join up… where’s my cheque … Continue reading

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First bump on the road to recovery

Today was always going to be a calorific challenge – I was delivering a technical workshop to visiting customers so there was, of course, a “free lunch”. I haven’t yet developed the mental strength to turn these down, even if … Continue reading

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Mmmm, fish and chips!

After yesterday’s success I treated myself to a “Greek Yogurt Pleasurepot” (which includes muesli and honey) to go with my usual chicken fajita wrap. 400 calories and 20+ grams of fat so not something for every day.Also I’ve discovered that … Continue reading

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Tora, Tora, Tora

Today is “Day 1” of the new eating regime. Methods will be draconian, results will be demanded. The target numbers areEnergy 1800 kcalProtein 55gCarbohydrate 400gFat 80g Today I consumed:Lunch – chicken fajita wrapTea – steak and potato/parsnip mash3 coffees, 2 … Continue reading

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