Not surprised by this week’s progress since I was retaining water all week which always happens during my cycle. The water retention stops when the crimson tide rolls in (ha!), and so does the desire to eat everything that isn’t nailed down. So this week should be business as usual.
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If you’ve seen the 1985 film “Real Genius,” perhaps you remember this exchange. Let me give you the context for it. In the film, Chris (Val Kilmer) has been vexed by a problem he’s encountered while building a laser for one of his professors. He has just thrown a fit in the dorm’s kitchen when he has a revelation about how to solve his problem. This epiphany causes him to celebrate, dancing and shouting, and in the midst of his celebration, he runs into his friend Lazlo (Jon Gries).
Lazlo Hollyfeld: Well, how’d you do?
Chris Knight: How’d I do? I passed! But I failed! Yeah!
Lazlo Hollyfeld: Well, then I’m happy and sad for you.
That’s how I feel about yesterday’s eating. I passed, but I failed.
Let me explain.
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