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Mutant Diet Day 16

Announcement Post – Day 1 – Previous Post – Next Post I’m really looking forward to Suicide Squad, hence Harley Quinn. Right. Food. Exercise. Too much work. Today is Day 16 and I didn’t ride because it’s raining. Now, before all you all-weather cyclists with your fancy Gore-Tex underpants say how great it is to ride in the rain on slippery surfaces, let me just say with confidence (and the deepest respect and care) that you all f__king mental. For me, riding on wet surfaces is as safe a bull elk riding a unicycle with a plastic bag over...

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Mutant Diet Day 15

Announcement Post – Day 1 – Previous Post – Next Post For sponsorship, try the ever changing moods of Ottawa. Mr. Mulcair might have some insight. This is the start of Week 3. Self-perception. I think I’m now 100% certain that anyone on a weight loss program has experienced this: no one notices the changes in your body that you’ve noticed. One does not do this kind of work simply, for example, to have the ability to sit more comfortably in economy class seats. People on a diet want people to notice that your lard no longer spills over...

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Mutant Diet Day 14

Announcement Post – Day 1 – Previous Post – Next Post Spider-man is looking like this so far in the next Captain America movie. For sponsorship, try Halifax. Today is Sunday. It’s my sister’s birthday. It’s the end of week 2 for this Mutant Diet.Yesterday had too many carbs. However, it was at our friends Jerry, Cory and Ava. I bought the best cut of steak at Costco and Jerry BBQ’d it. It was good. Our friends are very generous to me and without his cooking help, this first two weeks would have gone quite differently. I know have...

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Mutant Diet Day 13

Announcement Post – Day 1 – Previous Post – Next Post I googled superheroes and bicycles and found this. For sponsorship, try Squamish, famous for mountain biking. Let’s talk about cheating. Last night I went to The Billy with Catherine to have a quiet moment (well, apart from the live country music) and discuss some items related to her work for which we needed a child-free hour. I had a beer. Then we went home where I tasted some ice cream that Cath got for Tim and a play date friend from Rain or Shine. But here’s the real...

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Mutant Diet Day 12

Announcement Post – Day 1 – Previous Post – Next Post Golden Age Black Canary image in honour of this week’s Arrow episode. For sponsorship, try Prince Edward Island. I can’t believe I made it through yesterday but at the same time I have the true feeling that I kind of suck. Granted I only started cycling on Wednesday so my legs are going to be in shock from the sudden re-introduction of cycling. Therefore for the Mary Homework Session, I left out any heavy leg stuff. However, the pullups and pushups were tough as hell (i.e. my sets...

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