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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:
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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

Everything in moderation - why or why not?

Friday, October 19, 2012      18 comments

This topic comes up on Spark from time to time and I wanted to discuss it in response to some of the comments on my last blog: I understand the sentiment of everything in moderation, it sounds so normal and - well, moderate. I'd like it very m... Read more

Effects of caffeine on the body - does this one have to go too?

Friday, October 19, 2012      15 comments

I think so, after reading an article that a spark friend of mine, Conradburk, posted today. I am going to work on eliminating caffeine from my body again. Here is the article:
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