The Toxin

THE BRIEF

G(e)orge:
Loves junk. Hates working out. Is obese. Eats like a horse. Smokes like a chimney. Drinks like a fish.

He’s the human embodiment of a health hazard. The gross toxin.

But lately, there’s been a break in the clouds. Wellbeing and fitness, ache and disease, prevention and cure, life sciences and medicine intrigue him. And he wants to turn things around.

Only to realize, his passage from Gorge to George is a row of battles with the toxins. Of different kinds. It’s funny as hell, this war.

But health is no joke.

NEED A SHRINK TO SHRINK

The shrink asked for my meal plan. Thought I’d walked into the nutritionist’s clinic accidentally. Until she explained how crucial what I ate was...

RENAISSANCE

Rough nights. Rougher days. Three addictions. Quitting three addictions. All at once. This requires more strength than Hercules and Thor and Hulk combined. And...

DETOX or DETONATE

SUNDAY 2100hours: Starved. Time to whip up some dinner. I mean the last meal I ate was lunch! That was hours ago! Smoked half a...