fair and balanced

August 19, 2003: My weight = 202 lbs. Today I am starting a low-carbohydrate Atkins diet
July 30, 2003: My weight = 203 lbs. (Height = 6-feet 3.75-inches; Age = 52
July 28, 2003: My Cholesterol, Total = 174; HDL & LDL not measured
April 23, 2003: My Cholesterol, Total = 185; HDL Cholesterol = 45; Cholesterol/HDL ratio 4.1; LDL Cholesterol = 112.
Thank you, Zocor!

Wednesday, February 18, 2004

Cheddar Cheeseburger and onion rings

Red Knapp's, Rochester, Michigan
Cheddar cheeseburger, onion rings, and Diet Coke.
2:40 pm

posted by Allen 10:53 PM

Tuesday, February 17, 2004

Steak Quesadilla

Qdoba, Birmingham, Michigan
Steak quesadilla, quacamole, sour cream, and Diet Coke.
3:33 pm

posted by Allen 10:25 PM

Monday, February 16, 2004

Cheeseburgers & fries

Hunter House, Birmingham, Michigan
Double & single cheeseburger with pickles, fried onions, mustard & ketchup, french fries and Diet Pepsi.
2:32 pm

posted by Allen 8:50 PM

Sunday, February 15, 2004

Chicken noodle soup & onion bagel

Steve's Deli, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Chicken noodle soup, toasted onion bagel with cream cheese, and Diet Coke.
4:45 pm

posted by Allen 11:57 PM

Saturday, February 14, 2004


Candy Band Valentine's Day Concert, YWCA, Clawson, Michigan
Two pieces of peperoni pizza and "lemonade." $4.00
3:27 pm

posted by Allen 10:19 PM

Friday, February 13, 2004

Combination coney dog & cottage cheese

Onasis Coney Island, Royal Oak, Michigan
Coney dog with loose hamburger and cheese, cottage cheese, and Diet Coke.
3:32 pm

posted by Allen 11:00 PM

Thursday, February 12, 2004

Cheeseburgers & fries

Lunch in bed today (thanks, honey!). Sprained my back last night and spent almost all day in bed.
Take-out from Falafil Kind, Royal Oak, Michigan
Lamb grape leaves, yogurt, tabouli, babaganouch, hommous, pita bread, and Diet Coke.
3:56 pm

posted by Allen 9:10 PM

Wednesday, February 11, 2004

Chicken and rice soup & cheese and crackers

Kitchen table at home, Birmingham, Michigan
Progresso wild rice and chicken soup, assorted olives, Trisket crackers, cheddar and pepper-jack cheese and Diet Coke.
2:38 pm

posted by Allen 10:37 PM

Tuesday, February 10, 2004


LaShish, Troy, Michigan
Lamb on a bed of babaganoush, hommous, pita bread, and Diet Coke.
2:42 pm

posted by Allen 10:38 PM

Monday, February 09, 2004

Coney dog and Greek salad

Athens Coney Island, Royal Oak, Michigan
Coney dog with cheese, loose hamburger & onions, small Greek salad with pita bread and Diet Coke.
2:27 pm

posted by Allen 7:52 PM

Sunday, February 08, 2004

BLT on lettuce

Voted in the Michigan primary today.
Kitchen table at home, Birmingham, Michigan
Bacon, tomato, and mayonaise on lettuce leaves and Diet Coke.
3:04 pm

posted by Allen 9:55 PM

Saturday, February 07, 2004

Cheese omelet and bagel

Steve's Deli, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
American cheese omelet, toasted onion bagel with cream cheese and Diet Coke.
Forgot to take picture until after plates were took picture of receipt.
2:20 pm

posted by Allen 11:02 PM

Friday, February 06, 2004

Steak quesadilla

Qdoba, Birmingham, Michigan
Steak quesadilla with guacamole and sour cream and Diet Coke.
2:31 pm

posted by Allen 11:33 PM

Thursday, February 05, 2004

Sushi and California Rolls

Kitchen table at home, Birmingham, Michigan
Sushi and California rolls and Diet Coke.
2:52 pm

posted by Allen 8:48 PM

Wednesday, February 04, 2004


Today Janice and I are celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary!
Falafil King, Royal Oak, Michigan
Fried kibbee balls, yogurt, pickled turnip, hommous, babaganoush, pita bread and Diet Coke.
3:07 pm

posted by Allen 10:12 PM

Tuesday, February 03, 2004

Soup and crackers

Kitchen table at home, Birmingham, Michigan
Chicken noodle soup, assorted crackers and Diet Coke.
2:51 pm

posted by Allen 10:54 PM

Monday, February 02, 2004

Hot dog

Luncheon area of Costco, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
Hot dog, mustard, ketchup and onions and Diet Coke.
3:31 pm

posted by Allen 8:49 PM

Sunday, February 01, 2004

Snack plate

Super Bowl party at Peter DeLorenzo and Sharon Tunstall's, Birmingham, Michigan
Chips and crackers, salami, sausage, turkey, artichoke spread, carrots and brocolli with dip, cheese, olive and Diet Coke (not shown).
6:46 pm

posted by Allen 10:24 PM

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