From the boy in the room Posts

March 30, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog March 30, 2008 11:36 A.M. Weight: 357.5 lbs. I have mum to stay for a couple of weeks. With her doing a fair share of the cooking, I haven’t been keeping this up to date. Normally I would say…

March 22, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog March 21, 2008 9:16 P.M. Weight: 358.0 lbs. Great gaming session, and lots and lots of pizza for lunch. I actually only had a couple of pieces, as I also baked some potatoes, as a healthy option. However, after…

March 21, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog March 20, 2008 9:23 P.M. Weight: 360.0 lbs. Tomorrow I have some friends coming round for a day of playing boardgames. Normally I cook something healthy from scratch for lunch, but I was running out of time today, as…

March 20, 2008

Eating Well – A Diet Blog March 20, 2008 1:36 P.M. Weight: 360.0 lbs. Discovered StartYourDiet today, and thought I would give it a whirl. A couple of years ago, I was using Weightwatchers Online (UK) quite successfully, but it was expensive and certain aspects…

July 14, 2004

I would like to thank all of the people who had me to stay during my visit, and all of the people I met during my travels, who made me so welcome. Without you, this tour would probably have not been possible, and would certainly…

July 14, 2004

Nearly all of the photographs in this journal were taken with my mobile phone, as its infrared port made it easy to transfer pictures to my Palm for editing and uploading. However, I was also taking pictures with my Olympus digital camera, and some of…

July 4, 2004

We get up and about, and go into town. Steve and Crystal have been asking what I would like to see today, and we decide upon a trip to the Holocaust Memorial Museum. Although we arrive soon after 10am, the Museum is busy today, and…

July 2, 2004

I get up and shower at 9am, and pack leisurely, leaving the hotel at about 11:30. As I leave, the doorman lifts his hand and hails a taxi, like straight out of the movies. Although I am quite capable of hailing a taxi myself (or…

July 1, 2004

I get up, and make my way up to the American Museum of Natural History. It is a really nice day, so rather than risking the subway again, and as the Museum doesn’t open until 10am, I walk up 7th Avenue until I reach Central…

June 30, 2004

I get to the Circle Line dock in time for a 11am sailing,only to find that it is actually at 11:30, so I grab a drink and wait. The cruise is a 2 hour semicircle tour of the harbour, which sails back on itself, so…

June 29, 2004

Got out and about by 10am, and headed down to the Intrepid museum area. The main exhibit is the Intrepid, an aircraft carrier converted into a museum of sea, air and space. The exhibits it contains are interesting enough, but I was fascinated by the…

June 28, 2004

“New York, just as I pictured it. Skyscrapers and everything.” I arrive in New York just before midday, having had a lift from Rene to Philadelphia station. I only have my pack and sleep machine with me, so I simply walk down 7th avenue until…