Log in

No account? Create an account

Previous Entry | Next Entry

Five Monday Things Make a Monday Post

*waves at friends from the World's Tallest Basement*

Yay! It's Monday. [/sarcasm]

  1. The secret to losing weight is to eat a whole lot less than you've been eating. The secret to doing that, apparently, is to take it in phases--first give up all crap food* but eat as much as you want of good food** for about six months; then for another six months cut good food consumption back to the caloric levels recommended for your height, build and age by "recognized authorities"; and finally decide that you're gonna have to get used to being hungrier than that because the authorities are wrong--which for me is involving some hypnosis.
  2. Google Chrome does not yet apparently support Windows XP Professional in the NT Server environment. Alas! Because I really like it at home, and I'd like to like it at work.
  3. Dean Winchester really is a very attractive character.
  4. It is a bit of a slog, getting through Battlestar Galactica season 2.0 because of all the dire containing no Leoben.
  5. Working thirteen hour days--news flash--continues to suck***.

*Crap food contains: HCFS or any other kind of corn that isn't actual yellow kernels you can see, MSG in any form (and oh! there are so many forms!), hydrogenated or altered fats, growth hormones, artificial sweeteners, artificial colors, artificial flavors, stuff with more than five ingredients--particularly if you're not sure how some of them are pronounced or can't picture them in your head; flesh of animals fed their own kind.

**Good food: Pretty much everything else.

***Although I overslept and came in quite late, so really? More like an 11.5 hour day. Slacker!


Sep. 9th, 2008 09:40 pm (UTC)
Have you seen the pro-HFCS commercials? They are infuriating!
Sep. 9th, 2008 09:49 pm (UTC)
No--because I don't have a TV that actually receives a broadcast or cable signal, but I've read about this travesty on the food blogs.

Way I see it? We (the foodies) have got them on the run. They wouldn't advertise if they didn't feel the pressure.

Still, evil.
Sep. 9th, 2008 09:53 pm (UTC)
Oh, okay, link. Now I've seen the commercial (thanks). That is evil on so many levels, not the least of which is its targeting some of the poorest Americans through the use of an Afircan American woman "protagonist."

And of course, "Stupid skinny white woman spouting crap she heard at her health club."

And "if we say the word 'moderation' we're not at fault."

And...*stops before exploding*.




Latest Month

December 2018


Page Summary

Powered by LiveJournal.com
Designed by Tiffany Chow