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Only half a year ago I stopped eating wheat...
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      14 comments

... and so much has changed. Here are the links to my blogs from February 2nd and 3rd of this year:
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Maintaining is easy for me now - the concept of maintaining needs some thought
Wednesday, August 15, 2012      9 comments

This is not the first time I've had these thoughts so for anyone who has read this before I apologize in advance and hope to be adding something new this time around. These thoughts about maintenance come around every couple of months, usually p... Read more
The Dolly Parton effect or "Bagel Boobs" for boys
Saturday, August 11, 2012      9 comments

This blog post speaks for itself: The only thing as potent in this respect in it's effect on men is probably soy. ... Read more
Will low-carb make you grow taller?
Friday, August 10, 2012      7 comments

This is my new research project. I did a little reading on a low-carb blog, can't remember which one, that talked about the correlation between low-carb high-fat eating in some people groups and greater average height. One example given was the ... Read more
Lowest weight since I was 16 on low-carb eating - new goal weight
Saturday, August 04, 2012      21 comments

It's not that I lost very much weight. Actually my weight is only about 2.5 lbs. lower than it was last summer at it's lowest point. It still feels like a huge difference to me that my weight is under 130 lbs. for the first time today since I wa... Read more
Riding and a special swim lesson
Tuesday, July 31, 2012      11 comments

Today was a break from running/hiking. I rode in the morning since it was a fairly cool day. Riding helps me work on my balance and my core muscles and also works the muscles on the inside of the leg. The main thing is that it's a very fun and r... Read more
Another trail run
Monday, July 30, 2012      4 comments

The soles of my feet were still slightly sore from the barefoot run yesterday. I did my usual trail run except this time I walked all of the uphill. It did not cost me much time which confirmed to me that I may not be reay for the trail HM. ... Read more
4 mile barefoot run on the track
Saturday, July 28, 2012      4 comments

I had hoped to do a 10 K but it turned out that the outside track was too rough, rougher than asphalt, more like a chip-sealed road. So I only did 4 miles even though all the other runners did a 10 K but it kept me from getting any blisters. ... Read more
Uphill trail run in the heat
Friday, July 27, 2012      3 comments

I need to get used to the heat and going uphill. I had two days off before today so I'm well rested. We are going to be in the shade for the second part of the run. I will remind myself that there are a lot of Olympians who are going through mor... Read more
Olympics schedule - find a new fun sport to try
Friday, July 27, 2012      7 comments

I thought I'd provide this link for those who did not know how easy it is to follow any olympic event live from your computer. My hope is that many people will watch a sport that they never considered to try and find something they will love, be... Read more
Strength Training
Wednesday, July 25, 2012      9 comments

My legs are still recovering from my long run yesterday so today my upper body and abs got a workout. My goal is still to be able to do real pushups, hopefully the first one on my next birthday at the end of August. ... Read more
8 mile long run
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      7 comments

Yesterday's long run was fairly routine. It was a cool day and the temperature in the middle of the day was only in the low 70's. I went on a bike trail, little elevation, smooth asphalt surface, light wind, running at an easy pace. Total r... Read more
Wheat is great stuff!
Tuesday, July 24, 2012      10 comments

You can make so many wonderful things with it: A wheat straw house Christmas ornaments ... Read more
Blog by Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt - great low-carb resource
Saturday, July 21, 2012      3 comments

I had heard about this one for a long time and finally checked it out. A great resource for low-carb living: ... Read more
second trail run
Saturday, July 21, 2012      3 comments

I did the same run as two days ago. The temperature was about the same as two days ago but it was much more humid. splits were 9:50min, 27 min, 39:10 min. average heart rate was 133... Read more

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