Walter Hudson (June 5, 1944 – December 24, 1991) of Hempstead, New York, is the holder of the Guinness World Record for the largest waist. It measured 109 inches in 1987 when he was at his peak weight of 1,197 pounds.Hudson described his average daily diet as consisting of two boxes of sausages, 1 pound of bacon, 12 eggs, a loaf of bread, four hamburgers and four double cheeseburgers, five large portions of fries, three ham steaks or two chickens, four baked potatoes, four sweet potatoes, most of a large cake, and additional snacks. He also drank an average of 7 liters of soda every day.
Walter Hudson died of a heart attack on December 24, 1991, at age 47. At the time of his Death, he weighed 900 pounds. Emergency rescuers from the Hempstead Fire Department had to cut a 4-by-6-foot hole in the bedroom wall to remove his body from the premises.
From Mr. Food...
You're gonna want to bring your appetite and a loaf of crusty bread to the table when you serve this Old-World Peasant Soup. This soup is full of fresh veggies, beans, and, for old-world flavor, some kielbasa. It's a hearty, fill-ya-up soup that's sure to make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside!
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 onion, finely chopped
- 1 carrot, peeled, cut in half, and thinly sliced
- 1 stalk celery, chopped
- 4 cups chicken broth
- 2 (15.8-ounce) cans cannellini beans, not drained
- 1 pound kielbasa sausage, thinly sliced
- 3/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
- 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
- 2 cups fresh spinach
And the picture Aaron sent me thanking me for his birthday card....
Today was also the birthday of my daughter-in-law Jen's brother, Jimmy Schumacher. RIP Jimmy, you are so missed!!!
And today was also Jen's parents, Jean and Harry's wedding anniversary. Harry has also passed away about 6 months after my Jerry did. RIP Harry. You are also so missed.
Historically this date...
1912 – The British passenger liner RMS Titanic sinks in the North Atlantic at 2:20 a.m., two hours and forty minutes after hitting an iceberg. Only 710 of 2,227 passengers and crew on board survived.
1955 – McDonald's restaurant dates its founding to the opening of a franchised restaurant by Ray Kroc, in Des Plaines, Illinois
1969 – The EC-121 shootdown incident: North Korea shoots down a United States Navy aircraft over the Sea of Japan, killing all 31 on board.
And births this date include....
1933 – Elizabeth Montgomery, American actress (d. 1995)
I just love the way Bruiser likes to lay at the dining room step... front leg out and so relaxed!
All I know. Nuff said. Happy Hump Day. Ciao.
xo Sue Mom Bobo