I’m a born carnivore. In fact, let me introduce you to my favorite restaurant on the planet. Want to take a guess as to the name? Ladies & Gentlemen, I give you The Carnivore: great food (vegetables optional) during dining hours & a fabulous nightclub after hours.
Let me take this moment to deny any rumors you may hear or read regarding my ability to out eat the
That was another life. I don’t eat like that. I do, however, think that steak is the perfect food which is what makes my current situation all the more difficult. I finally became motivated enough to really buckle down on my eating habits. Not diet. I don’t diet. But, I do need to eat in a more healthy fashion. I began several days ago and I’ve been doing well (a lot of green vegetables & a little lean meat – the usual) … until today. By the time I left work there was only one thing on my mind, “I want red meat. Seriously. I. WANT. RED. MEAT.”
I’ve had protein: fish, chicken, turkey, eggs … even almonds. Protein is important and these things I can consume in moderation. Beef is a weakness. Truthfully, now, who eats an American Heart Association recommended 3 or 4 ounce steak? Who? Do you know how small that is? Miniscule. It’s tiny! I can’t trust myself with red meat because I can’t handle the portion control.
Tonight … for dinner … I caved. I ate steak. I ate a lot of steak. You know what? It was SO good. Part of me thinks I should feel a wee bit guilty for cheating. Oh, no worries, it is a very, very, very, very small part. In fact – oh – oops – look at that – it’s gone.
"Don't kid yourself, Jimmy. If a cow ever got the chance, he'd eat you and everyone you care about!" ~Troy McClure
Seriously folks, with steak on the planet … who needs chocolate?