Free BACON again in South Portland, ME at the Fairfield Inn. Overcame my anxiety about eating just bacon in front of a lot of people. Progress. Hotel bacon is of the thinnest variety, no hickory or maple flavor. Guessing I had about 4-5 oz. Went to a Market Basket in Portsmouth, NE to look forContinue reading “Day 7 #bacon”
Well surprise! Started the day with a full pot of coffee. Some friends from California were in so I meet them around 11am for a late breakfast/early lunch at Friendly’s near the airport. Bill and Ted are off on an excellent adventure. I ordered two sides of bacon and two eggs over easy. Really didn’tContinue reading “Day 6”
Traveling and staying on this bacon experiment may be a little more challenging than I thought. Couldn’t get my full pot of coffee in this morning but at least a half of one. As you know I usually don’t eat breakfast but Holiday Inn Express has free bacon in the morning and this hotel inContinue reading “Day 5”
No cooking today because I am traveling. Normal pot of coffee for breakfast and then hit the road. Lunch was the thick sliced bacon I prepared yesterday. I picked up some fully cooked bacon from Stop and Shop. Both brands have instructions for heating by microwave and/or in a skillet. Since the hotel didn’t haveContinue reading “Day 4”
Today I thought it best to prepare all of my bacon for the day in the morning. Started with one pound of the thin sliced bacon from Restaurant Depot. Then 1.5 pounds of thick slice from Walmart and finally on pound from the big slab of bacon. Cooked the thin sliced bacon in the ovenContinue reading “Day 3”
Well it happened…set the smoke alarm off this morning. Took my eye off the oven for a while and the batch of bacon on the bottom rack was burnt. The bacon police were called and I was given a citation for abusing good bacon. Started cooking a batch of sliced bacon and cutContinue reading “Day 2”
Well the blood tests are back and this is my starting point: Cholesterol 164 mg/dL HDL 48 mg/dL Triglycerides 54mg/dL Trig/HDL ratio 1.12 Fasting Insulin 6.8 uIU/ml HOMA-IR 1.6 HbA1c 4.9% hsCPR 1.80 mg/dL Weight 238 lbs Lots of questions to answer: How many pounds of bacon will I need to eat a day? HowContinue reading “Started today! October 13th”
Getting prepare to start. 25 pounds of bacon in the freezer. Baseline blood work drawn today for Lipids, A1c, fast insulin, and hsCRP.
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