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The big news coming out of Crisfield, where Maryland politicos gathered Wednesday for the annual J. Millard Tawes Crab and Clam Bake:
State Sen. E.J. Pipkin dropped 73 pounds in five months on the diet plan created by the
He said Del. Michael Smigiel has started on Medifast, too.
Both were inspired by
Bereano, Tawes' biggest booster, expanded his presence at the event this year from two tents to four. He offered his usual spread of crab dip, chicken wings, meatballs and Smith Island Cake, that multilayered treat that Health Magazine has called one of America's fattest foods.
But the Medifast delegation did not give into temptation. I failed to catch up with Smigiel, but the other two said they stuck to their diets.
"Today, I've had one cracker," said Pipkin, who planned to have a Medifast caramel meal-replacement bar on the ride home.
"I had nothing to eat," said Bereano, who was looking forward to a "lean and green" meal afterward.
UPDATE: I heard back from Smigiel late Wedneday night. Here's what he had to say: