Jan. 23: What I Ate. Goodbye, Stopwatch.

Jan. 23: What I Ate. Goodbye, Stopwatch.

Outrageous experiments in sensible eating.
Jan. 23 2011 9:10 PM

Jan. 23: What I Ate. Goodbye, Stopwatch.

Breakfast: oatmeal, raisins, cranberries, skim milk. Time spent eating: 9:38.

Ellen Tarlin Ellen Tarlin

Ellen Tarlin is a former Slate copy chief and writer of the "Clean Plate" blog. Her essays have appeared in the Boston Globe, the Boston PhoenixBrooklyn Bridge, Bark, and  the RISK storytelling podcast. Follow her on Twitter.

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Raspberries. Untimed.

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Lunch: pea soup. Time: 3:25.

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Banana. Time: 2 minutes.

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Yogurt parfait. Time: about 3 minutes.

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Dinner: Whole-wheat pasta and beans with a side of broccoli rabe. Time: 16 minutes.

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Chocolates. Time: 2:39.

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