David N Brooks Designer, Developer, Musician, Artist, and Writer

Hello! I’m David, an interactive designer, musician, artist, and writer living in Georgia.

365 Days on the Paleo Diet: Day 30

30 July 2014

I weighed in this morning at 209.7 lb., a 0.5 lb. drop since yesterday.

Breakfast

3 eggs, scrambled in coconut oil.

Lunch

We took my daughter to play at Chick-fil-a, so I got a chicken salad with fruit. (Grilled master salad.) I didn’t eat the dressing, and ordered it without the blue cheese.

Dinner

Annnnnddd… we were out again and we happened to see my wife’s favorite restaurant. We haven’t been there in probably two years, so we had dinner there. At the Macaroni Grill, there’s nothing Paleo on the menu. Most of it is pasta, but, you can pretend by getting the Calabrese steak without any sauces or anything. It came with a side of potatoes and broccolini. Now it may seem like I’m being hard on Macaroni Grill here, but I’m not. A couple years ago we asked what was gluten free on their menu and it was surprising. I thought for sure that the vegetables would be, but they’re coated with a seasoning that contains gluten and preservatives. I think there’s one thing on the menu that is gluten free, and it’s a pasta. How odd is that? The steak tasted good, however.

Water

72 ounces, no problem.

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I'm David Brooks, an interactive designer, generative artist, and electronic musician from Michigan. During the day I build things for Artletic, a great UX studio in Colorado. At night I create art and write music as Light The Deep and craft applications like Thousand Wires, JavaScript libraries like ArtisanJS, and build interesting things for the amazing clients of Northward Compass.

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365 Days of Paleo/Progress

On July 1, 2014 I started into a year of Paleo and better health.
Here's my progress at a glance.

-18.2 lb. Weight

72 oz. Water Per Day

1787 Ave. Calories

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