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Holiday Eating

Whether we accept it or not, the holidays are fast approaching, and with them come the temptations of foods we don’t normally eat.  I’m not talking about the extra servings of desserts that add that comfy padding to our hips, or the dozens of “coffee” drinks that appear this time of year that contain more shit than they do actual coffee.  No, I’m talking about the appearance of things that you know you really can’t have, at least not without a trip to the ER. The infamous coconut macaroon incident of Christmas Eve 2011.  I remember it well, and it has kept me on a fairly straight path ever since, mostly because, as many of you know, the pain of an obstruction is something that I can only compare to that scene from The Princess Bride when Wesley is stretched out on that death machine after being captured by Prince Humperdinck’s men.  (Not that I’ve seen the movie a lot or anything…)  Remember that scene when Humperdinck runs in and cranks the machine up to ten and …