He was metaphorically wasted. He felt the shame of sugar coursing through his veins. It was not a good feeling. Richard had just ingested three and a half boxes of Hostess Strawberry Crème-Filled Twinkies®. He was feeling messy. For the first time in his 400 lb. life, he discovered a profound kinship with Garfield, the comic-strip, cartoon, live-action movie cat after gorging on lasagna.