What I Learned By Eating 1000 Carrots In One Month

Let me begin by doing the math for you. That is a little over 33 carrots per day, depending on the month. About two carrots per hour if you factor in sleep. You have to go all in if you want to eat 1000 carrots in a month.

I did.

I learned a lot about myself doing this challenge. And a lot about carrots. Here are some of the takeaways:

Dips! Dips! Dips!

They are essential. There is no way you are going to choke down 1000 carrots without some dip to make them taste different. I mean, honestly, who doesn’t love carrots? But eating nothing but carrots for a month is boring. The temptation to nibble on a little lettuce from Farmer Brown’s garden was powerful. But I didn’t give in. I had a goal and stuck to it. Dips added the variety I need to reach my goal.

Bunny fur can turn orange.

It’s shocking to see your fur turn orange, but you know the old saying, “orange in, orange out.” I heard about a thing humans use called Spray Tan. I may try that to cover up the orange.

I may not be able to walk for weeks.

My stomach is so big now my legs won’t reach the ground. Massive carrot consumption has its adverse side effects. If you are free to go to the garden for me, I would appreciate it. Anything except carrots is fine.

Eating 1000 Carrots In One Month Challenges Are Stupid.

Be a smart bunny. Don’t do what I did. The garden is full of delicious goodies. Enjoy the variety of life. In moderation.

Old bones. Young heart. Focusing on a wide variety of creativity. @markstarlin

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