Friday, May 29, 2009

Day 20: Cake, Strawberries, Ice Cream

Name: Chocolate cake with strawberries and ice cream.

Total Ingredients: 15-ish.

Why Unhealthy: take your pick.

Personal Justification: Although this particular party was neither for a birthday or filled with awkward conversation, it allowed me the excuse to reuse this entry from my old haiku blog:

Monday, August 27, 2007

"Office Birthday Cake"

two-sided menace,
made of sugar, flour, and
awkward office chats.

Enabler(s): Our Assessment grad for getting a job, and the Admin office at the Union for providing the celebratory cake.

Personal Pledge: Only ate about half of what I was given. Restraint level was near all-time highs.

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Day 19: Kettle Korn

Name: Kettle Korn

Total Ingredients: 7

Why Unhealthy: Salt + Sugar.

Personal Justification: We're headed towards the expiration date, so rather than letting it go bad, I'm saving the environment by eating it or whatever.

Enabler(s): Orville: Personal Pledge: To eat the smart pop type that's less unhealthy. I think it's actually better anyway.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Day 18: Bagelheads Bagel

: Bagelheads Bagel w/ cream cheese

Total Ingredients: 15

Why Unhealthy: Fat, calories.

Personal Justification: Felt like a Bagelheads trip was needed.

Enabler(s): Bagelheads?

Personal Pledge: Going w/ the whole wheat makes it feel extremely healthy. I'll keep that going on future trips.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Day 17: Shishkaberry

[Image coming soon]

: Shishkaberry

Total Ingredients: 6

Why Unhealthy: Strawberries and Bananas, yes, but covered in chocolate. And on a stick.

Personal Justification: The opportunity was there for chocolate covered fruit on a stick, and I wasn't sure when said opportunity would appear again.

Enabler(s): The Seattle Mariners and their park, Safeco Field, where they make said item.

Personal Pledge: Next time, eat strawberries sans chocolate.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Day 16: Top Pot Donut

Name: Top Pot Donut

Total Ingredients: 10

Why Unhealthy: Fat & Sugar

Justification: They're at starbucks anywhere, but this is the official spot.

Enabler: Lindsay for booking a hotel this close.

Personal Pledge: To not eat top pot donuts after I leave seattle.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Day 15: Coconut Cherry Chocolate Mini Cheesecake

Name: Coconut Cherry Chocolate Mini Cheesecake

Total Ingredients: Many

Why Unhealthy: Every reason, ever.

Justification: You're in Pike's Place Market, you've just gorged yourself on cheese products, what else can you do but top it off with a dessert?

Enabler: Allison, for encouraging us to walk back to The Confectional, who's motto is 'Confess Your Love For Cheesecake."

Personal Pledge: To not eat another one of these. It was surprisingly disappointing (really the only bad food I ate all day).

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Day 14: Jack and Coke

Name: Jack and Coke

Total Ingredients: 20

Why Unhealthy: An "Upper" and a "Downer"

Justification: Coping mechanism for snuffer sitting near me on my flight and trauma of vomiters in back of the plane.

Enabler: American Airlines

Personal Pledge: To try it with coke zero next time.