The title of today's little blog post is absolutely stolen from Jack Albritton. I think he's a great guy, I go through phases where I just love listening to him. To me he seems very pragmatic and down to earth despite occasionally venturing into topics that you could take to a sort of "wishy-washy" place... if … Continue reading Real Change Happens In An Instant
Since I finished my little potato experiment I have lived almost exclusively on junk food. I'm talking Oreos, doughnuts, crisps, chocolate, ALL MANNER OF TERRIBLE DELICIOUS THINGS. And oh my goodness do I feel awful. How has eating so much junk food affected my health? Perhaps the most noticeable thing is I now have joint … Continue reading The Effects Junk Food Has On The Body And Mind
That's right. Today is the last day of my potato challenge. Initially I'd planned on eating nothing but potatoes for 30 days. But something has ended my challenge early... SNOW. That's right. White soft precipitation. Here in the UK we got hit by this snowstorm over the last couple of days that's quite uncharacteristic for … Continue reading 21 Days Of Eating Nothing But Potatoes CONCLUSION
DAY 1 WEIGHT: 136.6 lbs DAY 8 WEIGHT: 141.1 lbs DAY 15 WEIGHT: 135.4 lbs Looks like my weight has returned to roughly where it was at the beginning of this challenge. I wonder if my day 8 weight was so high simply because I weighed myself shortly after eating a big meal... yeah, that … Continue reading Day 15 Of 30 Eating Nothing But Potatoes
In the UK when you go to University you will find yourself smack bang in the middle of what I think is a terrible drinking culture. We have a thing called Fresher's Week (which is usually 2 weeks long actually) where you move in to your student housing before your lectures begin and you basically … Continue reading Why I Gave Up Drinking Alcohol For 2 Years (And Then Started Drinking Again…)
Once during a night shift a workmate and I got talking about morality and ethics. He was a religious guy who firmly believed in sin, in inherently good and evil acts. So when I said to him I wasn't sure if there was such a thing as good and evil he thought I was a … Continue reading Is There Such A Thing As Good And Evil?
OK. I have to confess. I have eaten things other than potatoes. Here are my 3 unforgivable sins: I had beans with my jacket potato in work the other day. I had a packet of Oreos after I got a tattoo because I was feeling a little faint and wanted a quick pick me up/well-done-on-surviving … Continue reading Day 8 Of 30 Eating Nothing But Potatoes