On Moderate Eating

Eating has been my struggle for years.  As a teen, I grew like a weed, sprouting to 6’4” (193 cm) today.  But I’m 27 now. Anyone who tells me I should "eat up" because I am a “growing boy” is full of it.  Any growing I have left to do is horizontal in nature. Fortunately, … Continue reading On Moderate Eating

Calories In, Calories Out?

As I descend down more rabbit holes in nutritional wonderland, there I see few principles that command consensus among a majority of researchers.  Even more solid principles often congeal with nuance. For example, one reason I’m moving toward plant-based meals is to reduce my caloric intake.   Why do I want to reduce my calorie … Continue reading Calories In, Calories Out?

Captain Fatass

It can be difficult to pin down what defines the “self” when we examine consciousness. People often use metaphorical alter-egos and multiple selves to explain their behavior. “You don’t know him how I know him.  He shows me a completely different side.” “I’m sorry.  I am not myself today.” “Have you met my drunk alter-ego? … Continue reading Captain Fatass