My Foolproof Diet Trick – WWBD?

As you may be aware, my fellow locomotive engineer has recently admitted to driving the morning express to Fattytown.

Since excessive weight gain is not conducive to the raison d’etre of this blog, which of course is to get girls, I feel compelled to lend a hand by offering my foolproof (or fool-something) diet trick.


This is Bjarne Riis. He won Le Tour in 1996. As you can see by the photo, he was seriously skinny in those days. If you ride 50,000km each year, you can eat whatever you please.

He was also seriously full of red blood cells.

Can you spell E-R-Y-T-H-R-O-P-O-I-E-T-I-N?

Post retirement from professional racing, Bjarne started managing a cycling team. He spent most days hanging around with people who eat a lot.

“Bjarne, would you like another pastry?”

“Don’t mind if I do!”

Bjarne stacked on a few kilograms.

In the photo on the right, a concerned Frank Schleck looks on as Bjarne behaves like a jolly fat man. Continue reading My Foolproof Diet Trick – WWBD?

Please sir, can I have some more?

Tell me what you think about what I ate this week.  I aspire to perfect nutritional harmony, 3 serves of fruit and 5 of vegetables, raw food and ethical choices.  As you’ll see I have an aspiration-consumption dichotomy (ACD).

But I swear it’s not a standard week.  I boozed more than normal, and the impetus for starting to record everything was eating so much on Monday night that I felt ill.  On the other hand there’s some evidence the process might have kept snacking in check…
Continue reading Please sir, can I have some more?