Archive for August, 2011

  • 2011-0829 Monday

    August 30, 2011

    SUMMARY: This is the last daily diary for a while, because I think I’ve gotten what I needed from...

  • 2011-0827 Saturday – Sunday

    August 28, 2011

    SUMMARY: The highlight of the weekend was an eating experiment to see if I could carbo-bomb my system into...

  • 2011-0826 Friday

    August 26, 2011

    Summary: Last night I had the realization that it may be my ATTITUDE toward work that is the greatest...

  • 2011-0825 Thursday

    August 25, 2011

    Summary: Eating lots of sugar, and realizing that it isn’t sugar crashes, sleeplessness, or lack of exercise that’s making...

  • 2011-0824 Wednesday

    August 24, 2011

    SUMMARY: A day of experimentation with sugar, and logging the sensations surrounding it, in an attempt to see if...

  • 2011-0823 Tuesday

    August 23, 2011

    SUMMARY: A day that didn’t go as planned in most respects, but was insight-generating! Productive in an non-planned way.

  • Carbohydrates and the Brain

    August 23, 2011

    On the way home from Boston today, I took a different route home and stumbled upon an ice cream...

  • Low Dopamine, Depression, or just Boredom?

    August 23, 2011

    I went to sleep later than usual (or rather, desired) and tried to wake up on 7 hours of...

  • Decision Fatigue and Mental Energy

    August 23, 2011

    I often talk about “maintaining mental energy levels” during the day, and I have at times wondered if I...

  • 2011-0822 Monday Monday Monday

    August 22, 2011

    SUMMARY: It’s Monday, and I’m short on sleep, and I’m a little tired and cranky. But I’m awake! The...

  • 2011-0819 to 0821: Weekend

    August 22, 2011

    SUMMARY: Social social social! And a recommitment to working at home, at actual home, by spending some time organizing...

  • 2011-0818 Thursday

    August 18, 2011

    SUMMARY: A very social day. Second day of comfort with social activities, and a renewed sense of not just...