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Getting back in the rhythm of low-carb eating and exercise
Tuesday, March 06, 2012      3 comments

I don't know if I'll find the time to actually track my food but at least I can record it here and then count the carbs later. Breakfast: 6 oz. full-fatgreek yogurt, 1 oz. macadamia nuts, 1/2 oz. gound flax seed, 6 oz. blueberries, large cup ... Read more
Back to low-carb
Monday, March 05, 2012      5 comments

This past week I increased my carb intake significantly, in part because eating raw honey always helps me to get over viral infections faster, but it is fairly high in carbs. This week I'm getting back to low-carb, meaning no grains, beans, r... Read more
Snake River Canyon Half Marathon - 2 new pictures in my gallery
Saturday, March 03, 2012      11 comments

I finished the race. It was slower than what I had hoped, 2 hrs. 51min. 54 seconds inofficial time, average speed 4.6 mph. Official time is not posted yet. I knew during my warm-up that I was not fully recovered yet because my heartbeat was a... Read more
Short run, feeling a little stronger - low carb lifestyle gaining in popularity
Thursday, March 01, 2012      3 comments

This blog has a little bit of everything: Whatever the bug was I had was more than just a cold, but I think it's on it's way out, at least not a bacterial infection. Maybe I had the flu. Today I went for a very short run of about 20 minutes, w... Read more
Link to many videos on Vimeo about low-carb lifestyle
Thursday, March 01, 2012      2 comments

There is an unbelievable amount of info from the Ancestral Health Sympositum in 2011:
ort:newest There is another symposium scheduled this year in August which ... Read more
A little sugar - big weight gain - thinking about fueling half-marathon
Wednesday, February 29, 2012      6 comments

I added some natural sugar in the from of raw honey to my diet and a little more fruit for Vitamin C because it helps me to get over viral infections faster. I do feel better this morning but after increasing carbs to about 120 grams for the las... Read more
Thanks to everyone who has read my blog and commented
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      4 comments

I needed to put this in a blog, hoping that many of you who have been supportive and commented will see it. I'm getting way behind in showing my appreciation to all of you this week as I'm spending many hours learning from many online sources ab... Read more
Clearing out the wheat and rethinking emotional eating and exercise
Tuesday, February 28, 2012      12 comments

We finally found the time to get rid of any wheat, wheat products and other gluten-containing grains. It's not that anyone was tempted to eat them. My family has had a very easy time finding non-gluten grains to eat since I am so far the only on... Read more
My thoughts relating to a blogpost by HISTORYRUNNER on excellence
Monday, February 27, 2012      1 comments

The topic of this blog is "The fine line between necessary and excessive excellence" and the original blog is here:
al.asp?blog_id=4758826 I'm taking this topic... Read more
still no run, but lots of thoughts about exercise and why I love it
Monday, February 27, 2012      4 comments

We have snow again, it's cold and windy instead of spring-like. At least I'm not sad about missing any fun things outside. So instead I listened to an online interview with Mark Sisson, which is part of the Paleo Summit put on by undergroundwell... Read more
Map of GMO crops worldwide
Sunday, February 26, 2012      5 comments

Note that the US is by far the leader in producing GMO crops. Looks like our "Christian Country" has gotten a little off track as far as what God wanted us to do about food.
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My response as a Christian to a post on the "Wheat Belly" blog
Sunday, February 26, 2012      7 comments

I wanted to share this comment I made on the "Wheat Belly" blog knowing that it might be interesting for those of my Spark friends who share my spiritual beliefs in a loving creator whose laws are there to protect and nurture and give us the bes... Read more
Insulin - why it matters even if you are not diabetic
Friday, February 24, 2012      14 comments

We all need insulin to survive. Any type-1 diabetic is living proof of this. Insulin is responsible for many metabolic functions in the body. Our pancreas produces insulin in response to all carbohydrates and also in response to proteins, but ... Read more
Good run - more interesting resources
Thursday, February 23, 2012      0 comments

I went for a run today and while I was still pretty slow I felt so much better than two days ago. I ran for 5.5 miles which took me 1 hr. 20min 45seconds. Average heart rate was at 135. Average speed was 4.1 mph. The funny thing was that I kep... Read more
Why Weight Watchers is actually a low-carb diet
Wednesday, February 22, 2012      2 comments

The title is a little provocative and this blog takes a little effort to get through but I think it's well worth it:
actually-a-low-carb-diet Birgit... Read more

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