Monthly Archives: November 2016

A Convergence of the Real and the Imagined

I usually try to limit my carbohydrate consumption to a moderate level, keeping foods like potatoes, rice, apples, honey, and so forth at a minimum, and instead concentrating on sources of healthy fat, such as ribeye steaks, bone marrow, and ghee. Recently, however, I had a three-day period where I went against this policy in a somewhat extreme way. I had spent several months in Asia, and I was on a short stopover in Seoul before I had planned to board the long flight to the United States. I ate at restaurants for every meal, getting standard Korean food with white rice, and I grazed on a large number of sugar-laden granola bars while working on my laptop. My body was suddenly flooded with carbohydrates.

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