GLENNBR's Aug 2007 CalorieKing Blog

Starvation Nation!

Wednesday, August 22nd 2007

I completely forgot that I have a meeting with a dietitian today who is going to use one of those machines to calculate exactly how many calories you burn (resting, without exercise).

However, you aren't supposed to eat for 4 hours before it and I completely forgot until it was too late to have anything! And I went to yoga on top of it all!

So i am basically starvin like marvin!

8:49 PM
OK so i got the readout and I got my calorie intake bumped up b...

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Plantar Fasciitis

Thursday, August 16th 2007

Hey Runners out there! I have been seeing a podiatrist and a physical therapist for plantar fasciitis. I have stopped running and switched to the elliptical for a while until it gets better. Anyone out there have any recomendations on their favorite running replacements and other things like stretches they liked when they had this horrible condition?

The Sorbet

Wednesday, August 15th 2007

The sorbet that we made (see my previous blog post) was very VERY gingery.

My recommendation would be to cut it back a bit. say 1.5 tbsp.

Summer Fruit and Veggies!

Tuesday, August 14th 2007

My wife and I get vegetables (and melons occasionally) from a community supported agriculture group named angelic organics ( They deliver bushel boxes of organic veggies throught the summer to drop-off points (one two-blocks from our house in Chicago). You pay an annual fee. Boy are they good! Especially in the later part of the summer and early fall- early on it's mainly salad greens and you really get sick of them.

We just got a recipe book from them as well an...

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Day Off

Monday, August 13th 2007

In the middle of a 4 day weekend today and life is good! Probably not entering much today. too busy doing nothing :)