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Was It Worth It?

Those who follow along on Facebook and Twitter got to see a cheat meal in real time last night. Big cheat Indian. NOT #paleo #primal. Nonetheless, delicous. I hesitate to call it a "cheat," as we were actually attending the HS graduation party for some longtime friends of ours, originally from India. My wife had their son in her 5th grade class. So, it was all about the event and since I love the taste of Indian food, and, I just hit my target of 180, time to ease up. But man, did I ever get nuclear heartburn. Once home and ready for bed at 11:30, I had to resort to the teaspoon of baking soda. Then, around 2am, I wake to the damn heartburn again. Awful. So, another teaspoon of baking soda... Then, around 5:30... let's just say "lower intestines," and leave it at that. 7:30; I wake up viciously, nauseatingly hungry. The kind of hunger that makes you almost vomit. Now, here I sit at 12:30pm, still having eaten nothing and finally feeling normal again, with normal hunger. Just took some of that leftover tri-tip outta the fridge. ...Maybe with some scrambled eggs. About an hour later: There,...

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Richard Nikoley

I'm Richard Nikoley. Free The Animal began in 2003 and as of 2022, contains over 5,000 posts. I blog what I wish...from health, diet, and food to travel and lifestyle; to politics, social antagonism, expat-living location and time independent—while you sleep—income. I celebrate the audacity and hubris to live by your own exclusive authority and take your own chances. Read More
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