August 2018 Archives

What I ate: August 12 - 18, 2018

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a homemade whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

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Lunch: A sausage and egg panini at Aldo Lamberti Trattoria at Phildelphia airport.

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Dinner: Jalapeño poppers, boneless Buffalo wings, and a "Lagunitas Sucks" Double IPA at the Golden Gate Tap Room in San Francisco, CA. I like salty food but those wings were the saltiest food I've ever eaten and not in a good way.

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Monday, August 13, 2018

Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter at the Mystic hotel in San Francisco. This is what I had for breakfast every day.

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Lunch: Roasted turkey and dill Havarti sandwich and potato chips at Starbucks.

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Dinner: Abe Froman sausage sandwich (beef, cheddar, and bacon sausage) with arugula, Thousand Island dressing, chopped romaine, tomato, and pickles. And a Bike Dog San Dog IPA (Sacramento, CA) and a Two Brother Vienna Lager (Richmond, CA) at Hogwash in San Francisco.

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter at the Mystic hotel in San Francisco.

Lunch: Misto salad with chicken.

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Dinner: Cornbread and a cod po' boy at Hops and Hominy in San Francisco.

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter at the Mystic hotel in San Francisco.


Lunch: Tofu peanut bowl at Bun Mee. This was good!

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Dinner: Cubano sandwich and sweet potato chips from Starbucks.

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter at the Mystic hotel in San Francisco.


Lunch: Lasagna, salad, and veggies.

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Dinner: Lamb pita and spring rolls at E&O Kitchen and Bar.

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Friday, August 17, 2018


Breakfast: Toasted bagel with butter at the Mystic hotel in San Francisco.


Lunch: Chicken sriracha sandwich and chips from Starbucks.

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Dinner: 2 dumplings and a chicken satay with peanut sauce at the E&O Kitchen and Bar. I forgot to take a picture, but it was good!


Saturday, August 18, 2018

Breakfast: Bacon, egg, and cheese bagel at Napa Farms at SFO. I need to find a better place to get an early breakfast; this is underwhelming and really expensive!

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Bloody Mary on the plane. My spicy version is much better.

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Late Lunch: Cheesesteak at Chickie & Pete's at PHL.

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Weight at beginning of the week: 130.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 130.8 lbs.

What I ate: August 10, 2018

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked Sunday in a freshly heated tortilla.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, some beef jerky and peanuts.


Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich and a side of ranch dip and celery.

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Dinner: Crushed hamburger with spinach and rice. And a glass of Bota Box malbec.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 9, 2018

Breakfast: Bacon, egg and cheese English muffin with 3 slices of bacon, one egg and Cabot extra sharp cheddar cheese on a whole wheat English muffin.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, peanuts and beef jerky.

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Made a small batch of homemade pesto.

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Dinner: Pasta with chicken, zucchini and fresh pesto and a glass of Pomelo New Zealand sauvignon blanc.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.8 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 8, 2018

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked Sunday in a freshly heated tortilla.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, peanuts and beef jerky.

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Snack: A piece of Cabot seriously sharp cheddar and 8 small almonds.

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Dinner: Nachos and a Sauza Hornitos tequila. 

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.8 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.8 lbs.

What I ate: August 7, 2018

Breakfast: Spicy western omelette. Filling cooked Sunday and reheated, in 2 eggs, freshly cooked. And a half piece of multigrain toast with butter.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, peanuts and beef jerky.

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Made a batch of beef gravy to go with the roast beef I made a few days ago. Vacuum sealed and frozen.

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Snack: 0.8 oz. pretzels with hot mustard.

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Dinner: Spaghetti with meatless balls and a glass of Folonari Montepulciano d'Abruzzo.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 130.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.8 lbs.

What I ate: August 6, 2018

Breakfast: Kimchi scrambled eggs on a bed of rice.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, 35 grams of California trail mix.

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Lunch: Curried veggie chicken salad croissant and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato and Drew's goddess dressing

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Dinner: I got a sample pack from Buttermilk. For dinner I had khichdi and coconut chutney. It was pretty good!

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Weight at beginning of the day: 130.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 130.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 5, 2018

Breakfast: Bagel, lox and cream cheese on a homemade whole wheat bagel with tomato and red onion. And a mimosa.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix and a spicy Blood Mary.

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Made the filling for an spicy western omelette for Tuesday. And the filling for chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg for breakfast Wednesday and Friday.

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Cut, vacuum sealed, and froze the eye of round roast beef I cooked in the sous vide yesterday. 2x sliced for dinner (4.0 oz. each) and 5x diced for stir-fry (2.8 oz. each).

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Cooked and froze 2 pounds of bacon. And ate 3 slices of bacon.

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Lunch: Soppressata English muffin sandwich and Kettle Chips hot jalapeño potato chips.

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Dinner: A delicious jerk chicken taco from Ty's Taco-ria and an IPA.

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And a chocolate banana langue de chat from my Bokksu snack box.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 130.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 130.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 4, 2018


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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix and a spicy Blood Mary.


Grilled, vacuum sealed, and froze a strip steak.

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Grilled, vacuum sealed, and froze chicken breast tenders.

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Lunch: Cheese and jalapeño hot dog on a whole wheat bun, potato salad, coleslaw, and a Switchback Ale.

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Snack: 4 crackers with Cabot seriously sharp cheddar cheese.

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Dinner: Cheeseburger, potato salad, coleslaw, and a glass of Bota Box malbec.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.2 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 130.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 3, 2018

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked Sunday in a freshly heated tortilla.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, 1.0 oz. Stacy's everything bagel chips.


Lunch: Veggie Buffalo chicken patty sandwich and a side salad with lettuce mix, cucumber, tomato, and Drew's chipotle ranch dressing. And a side of ranch dip and celery.

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Snack: 0.8 oz. peanuts.



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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.8 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.2 lbs.

What I ate: August 2, 2018

Breakfast: Sausage, egg and cheese English muffin. With homemade sausage, one egg and Cabot cheddar cheese on a whole wheat English muffin.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix.


I got a subscription to Bokksu, a monthly Japanese snack delivery service. This is the box for this month.

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I had the edamame rice crackers.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. peanuts.


Dinner: Beef with broccoli #2 with rice. And a glass of Bota Box malbec.

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And an apple yokan.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.6 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.8 lbs.

What I ate: August 1, 2018

Breakfast: Chorizo breakfast burrito with chorizo, onion, green pepper, jalapeño and egg. Reheat of the filling I cooked Sunday in a freshly heated tortilla.

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Snack: 1.0 oz. Sriracha chex mix. And, later, 0.8 oz. peanuts.



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Snack: A piece of Cabot seriously sharp cheddar, 8 almonds, a some blueberries.

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Weight at beginning of the day: 129.8 lbs.
Weight at the beginning of the next day: 129.6 lbs.

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