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Day 12 of ultra-low carb

Thursday, October 25, 2012      3 comments

Some things are starting to make sense. I was hungry for fruit again last night and had two small apples and a few plums. This must have put my carb count around 80 for yesterday. Fortunately my weight was at 129 this morning. The reason ... Read more

How to deal with appetite/temptations for specific foods

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      8 comments

I realized that even when I'm not hungry or have physical cravings for something I can still be tempted to eat things that are not on my eating plan. I'm using the word "tempted" but this is really not the right word. It implies that there is go... Read more

Day 11 of ultra-low carb checklist

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      6 comments

Breakfast did not hold me too long. I had a double quarter pounder with cheese (minus bun and ketchup) for lunch around 1pm. I was short on time and it was either buying lunch or not having time to go swimming. I managed 40 minutes of run... Read more

Day 11 of ultra-low carb

Wednesday, October 24, 2012      0 comments

I didn't sleep too well last night, kept waking up too cold, turned the heating on, then later woke up too hot, then a dog had to go out... you get the idea. I don't feel too energetic. My weight is at 129.2 this morning. I'm hoping to ta... Read more

Day 10 of ultra-low carb checklist

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      5 comments

Lunch was a big salad with mixed lettuce, spinach, peppers, radishes, celery, egg, bacon, chicken, romano cheese and olive vinaigrette. I was planning on running around 4pm, but got hungry and felt low-energy so ate 3 baked chicken drumsticks ... Read more

Just something for fun

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      12 comments

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Day 10 of ultra-low carb

Tuesday, October 23, 2012      2 comments

My energy level is a lot better today than yesterday so I assume that I was mostly lacking sleep. My weight was at 129.6 so about the same. I know my scales are not super-accurate anyhow so half a pound up or down is likely not meaningful. Eat... Read more

Low-carb diets and cancer

Monday, October 22, 2012      8 comments

Here is a link to an interview that Jimmy Moore did with Dr. Colin Champ. In addition to talking about several potential benefits of a low-carb or ketogenic diet on cancer the talk also mentions people on a 0 carb diet who have no measurable blo... Read more

Day 9 of ultra-low carb

Monday, October 22, 2012      4 comments

My weight this morning was steady at 129.4 lbs. Given my increase in carbs yesterday it's interesting that it's not a gain. I've tried to lower my carbs again this morning but my body is not pleased I started with a low-carb pancake, abou... Read more

Is emotional eating or food choices the cause for binge eating?

Monday, October 22, 2012      15 comments

I am writing this in response to a comment on one of my previous blogs and in response to a discussion on the binge eating team. I'm sure that emotional eating is one of the reasons that is almost always involved for binge eating and/or bulimi... Read more

Day 8 of ultra-low carb

Monday, October 22, 2012      4 comments

It was a long day, too many things to finish before the weather gets freezing and wet for a while. We harvested plums and I enjoyed two of them. I walked the dogs and we made enough progress on the duck barn to provide shelter, although it's far... Read more

Musings about the 80/20 rule - what matters?

Sunday, October 21, 2012      7 comments

For those of you who are not familiar with it the 80/20 rule goes something like this: Try to spend 80% of your time doing the 20% that is most important to you. This rule is a great way to prioritize when life gets too busy and when we are te... Read more

Curing binge eating and bulimia

Sunday, October 21, 2012      6 comments

Please read this blog post from Oct.20, 2012 by William Davis about the healing power of eliminating wheat from our diet: www.wheatbellyblog.com/2
012/10/should-she-or-shoul
dnt-she/#comments ... Read more

Day 7 of ultra-low carb

Saturday, October 20, 2012      2 comments

My weight was 129.4 today. I started the day with a cup of coffee and cream, a half cup of berries with 2 oz. yogurt and more cream and a few brazil nuts. We had an early lunch with a friend at noon and I ate a big plate of leafy greens, ra... Read more

Day 6 of ultra low-carb

Saturday, October 20, 2012      4 comments

Today I decided to start the day off with a little fruit. Breakfast was 1/2 cup of blackberries, 2 oz. yogurt and some heavy cream. I also had one cup of regular coffee with cream. Throughout the next 6 hours I had a few small snacks of cheese... Read more


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