Day 1 recap- HCG Diet

I haven’t killed anyone, or had any murderous urges for that matter. I was attempting to quit smoking (the whopping 2-4 cigarettes a day) at the same time but that just sent my brain into obsess mode, so we table cessation for a bit. I feel pretty good actually. My “$60 a bottle miracle liquid” as my LP calls it seems to be working for me and most importantly my mom. Let’s recap the day 1.

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I survived day one of the HCG VLCD (very low calorie diet) diet. I didn’t cheat or kill anyone. Weird sensations though. And the peeing- OMG. More later

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Venison on the grill

I will frequently implore science and industry to create a “new meat” but what I really needed was to get back to my roots…

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Happy Birthday me! My favorite coconut cake recipe from Alton Brown on Food Network Ingredients 1 coconut, see Cook’s Note For the cake: Vegetable oil, for cake pan 14 1/4 ounces cake flour, plus extra for pans, approximately 3 cups 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 cup fresh coconut milk 1/2 cup fresh coconut cream 8 ounces unsalted butter, room temperature 16 ounces sugar, approximately 2 1/4 cups 1 teaspoon coconut extract 4 egg whites 1/3 cup coconut water For the 7-Minute Frosting: 3 large egg whites 12 ounces sugar, approximately 1 3/4 cups 1/3 cup […]

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