Friday, March 16, 2012

The Loosey Goosey

Did you know that you have a gene that determines if you like the taste of brussel sprouts?  Apparently 50% of people have a genetic mutation that prevents the taste of bitterness in not only brussel sprouts, but also cabbage, tonic water, and dark beer (source). 

No bitterness = happy mouth.  Now I can sympathize with some of you less genetically advanced people who don’t like brussel sprouts.  Hehehe.

Thank God  for genetic mutations, because I cannot get enough brussel sprouts in my life. 

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Last night I roasted up some brussel sprouts and butternut squash to serve along with Dan’s cheeseburgers. 

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I have no idea what he did, but when I tasted that cheeseburger I knew I picked the right guy to marry.  Next time you come over for a visit, request Dan’s cheeseburgers.  He already named them “The Loosey Goosey.”  I asked him why and he said, “because the Loosey Duck was already taken.” 

While Dan was slaving away at the stove, I was entertaining a very special overnight guest! 

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FYI – you are supposed to act scared when he thrusts the tiger in the face and roars.

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Other Eats

I brought a a tower o’ tupperware to work yesterday.  I felt like the mouse from Cinderella with the corn .

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The number of times I dropped the pile may start with an “f” and rhyme with “jive.”

Breakfast was the last of the egg cup batch.  Don’t worry.  A sequel will be coming out soon.

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Lunch was so filling.  My jaw was seriously tired by the end of the meal.

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Dessert was a huge hit with my over night guest.  Can’t go wrong with Easter candy.

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Run

Yesterday I did a sprint-ish work out that put me in the zone.  Too bad I only had 30 minutes, because I felt like I could go all day. The problem I have with most sprint workouts is that they involve a lot of walking.  No this baby.  You just go from running to running faster and then back to running again. 

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Try it. You won’t be sorry.

Thought for the day (source):

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Points Breakdown

Daily Points (31) + Activity Points (06) – Eating points (26) = 11  WHOA.  I was so busy playing with Kauffman that I didn’t realize I had so many points left over.  Don’t expect that to happen again anytime soon.

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