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Self sabotage and lessons
Wednesday, February 21, 2018      4 comments

The weight loss has slowed. A lot. But it is still moving in the direction I want it to. This morning I finally broke a psychological barrier As of today, I am down to 169. I started Keto Dec 3/17 at 186 pounds (nearly an all time high)... Read more
habits... good and bad
Saturday, January 20, 2018      2 comments

So, I've broken up with my scale for a couple of days this week. As I am retaining water, I wouldn't be able to see what is going on anyway, besides discouraging me in the meantime. So, after three days, I caved. Yup, I stepped on the sca... Read more
Day 31 thoughts
Tuesday, January 02, 2018      0 comments

I'm feeling great, losing weight and staying around 30 to 40 g total carbs a day. I have learned so very much thanks to this board - Team Keto! Things like 'maltodextrin is bad, m'kay' (used as filler for sweeteners like Splenda and spike your... Read more
This keto thing.....
Friday, December 22, 2017      3 comments

...just might be a way of eating as opposed to a 'diet for a while' So, we just got back from the neighbours' house party. It was a fondue. About half my food was cooked in oil the other half was cooked in broth. Don't know what kind of ... Read more
Raynaud's phenomena and other thingies
Thursday, December 21, 2017      2 comments

I'm psyching myself up for going to my regular GP... It's been at least a couple, maybe three years since I've been for blood tests and a check up. My Raynaud's phenomena has gotten much worse this winter - it's been bad but now it's way worse ... Read more
Day ...um... 18 already!
Wednesday, December 20, 2017      2 comments

Okay. Here's the deal. I'm not perfect - never have been, never will be. About once a week I have high carb days. The last one was on Dec 16. So I'm halfway to my next high carb day...that is, if I don't want to lose weight. (frame of r... Read more
Merry Blogmas - Day 4 completed!
Sunday, December 10, 2017      3 comments

It's the end of the day and it's late enough that I'm not about to do anything like ....earlier this week. My point? After I ate a bunch of junk that I shouldn't have, I forgave myself and got back onto the Keto Train. Four days lat... Read more
Keto Red Lobster microwave mug 'bread'
Friday, December 08, 2017      3 comments

This is going to save mah bacon!!! https://www.youtube.com/
watch?v=s_dPdaGkYVs TL;DR 1 tbsp Butter 2 tbsp Coconut flour 1 large Egg 1 tbsp Heavy Whipping Cream (sub water and whipping cr... Read more
Merry Blogmas - my background story
Sunday, December 03, 2017      5 comments

I remember being 9 years old and 99 pounds. I also remember being 13 and weighing 165. Change of school and attitude and at 14 I had lost a lot (don't remember) and felt a lot better about myself. At that point I was my full adult height of 5... Read more
Good morning, BRRRR
Wednesday, November 08, 2017      7 comments

We have had a cold snap. Yup. Winter is here. SIGH. Chickens haven't been outside for a week now. They're really feeling cooped up. Me too. This is...it doesn't matter what I say, it's still cooooold. Egg production is reflecting... Read more
chili - homemade versus store boughten
Sunday, October 15, 2017      4 comments

Yesterday and today I have been canning chili. I got a bunch of tomatoes for a steal of a deal. When you make things like chili out of tomatoes, there is always too much water. So this time I used the oven to dry things out instead of the stov... Read more
back at my old/new job
Friday, October 06, 2017      1 comments

Closing at my pharmacy job today. First shift back in 10 months. Quit to type from home. Getting lonely so I asked to come back for sick days. Wish me luck!! (this is the third time I've rewritten this...)... Read more
what to do, what to do?? (NOT bad news)
Monday, September 25, 2017      6 comments

My supervisor's boss wrote us all an email today, letting us know that today is a stat holiday (in Australia)....so now I don't have any typing work to do.... So, I've written a couple of emails, done the dishes, cleaned the fridge, put awa... Read more
Major score at an estate sale yesterday
Sunday, September 17, 2017      3 comments

Hi everybody. If you ever think that canning your own produce is too expensive to get into, I think you're in for a surprise. Check out your local thrift store; you can pick up a nice deep pot (for waterbath canning) and lots of mason... Read more
worked out today...
Friday, September 15, 2017      3 comments

..in the garden. It's supposed to get to minus 5 degrees Celsuis...that is significantly below freezing. So my honey and I spent about an hour harvesting everything above ground that was left. We got a pumpkin that's about 65 pounds! it'... Read more

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