Maybe I can be a swimmer after all!
Monday, October 08, 2012      12 comments

I had been trying for well over a year to improve my swimming at least to the level where I can use it as my cardio. I tried some private lessons which helped my technique somewhat. But I did not make swimming a regular occurrence in my life. Pa... Read more
Cholesterol testing - what matters most
Sunday, October 07, 2012      7 comments

Another interesting looking interview by Jimmy Moore: livinlavidalowcarb.com/b
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Exercise is fun!
Friday, October 05, 2012      3 comments

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Could have been scary! Normal weight and pre-diabetic is possible!
Friday, October 05, 2012      9 comments

I'm talking about what my insulin levels must have been like before starting to eat low-carb. Here is the reason. During my recent blood work my insulin levels were 2.2 which is on the low side. I already know that my fasting glucose levels ar... Read more
2nd strength training session
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      6 comments

It was mostly the same as the last one except I did the planks for 45 seconds each and I did more ab exercises this time. I had a 2nd short workout in the afternoon and repeated a few of the exercises. I was not sore any more from 2 days ago but... Read more
Why eating LESS wheat is a VERY bad idea!
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      13 comments

If you have been cutting down on your wheat consumption, even your whole wheat consumption, thinking that fewer carbs have to be so much better for you please read this blog from Oct.2, 2012 www.wheatbellyblog.com/ Bi... Read more
Are you a leader?
Wednesday, October 03, 2012      8 comments

Whether you are aware of it or not, you probably are because true leadership comes from the example we set for others. Make the most of it. Somebody's usually watching. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
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1st recovery day from strength training
Tuesday, October 02, 2012      6 comments

The good news is that I'm only a little sore today. I suspect it may have something to do with my diet because I've read several times that on low-carb there is less build-up of lactic acid and therefore faster recovery. Time will tell. This m... Read more
Starting strength training for real
Monday, October 01, 2012      8 comments

Inofficial start was last week. I had two 1/2 hour sessions that were more of a reminder how to do it. Today was a big exercise day for me. I ran about 2 1/2 miles, went for an hour-long walk and did a 1 hour upper body and core workout. be... Read more
Moving from ideal weight towards ideal body composition
Saturday, September 29, 2012      12 comments

I just had a body analysis done a couple of days ago. The good news is that my percentage of body fat is not as high as I feared, 30.9 pounds out of 130 lbs. total weight or 23.6 %. The one time I had body fat measured before with a less accur... Read more
Labeling of GMO's
Saturday, September 29, 2012      5 comments

If you have not read this please take the time even if you don't live in California. It could change the nation and a lot of the nation's produce is grown in California so will make it on your dinner table. organicconsumers.org/let
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Ownership of organic companies - An overview
Saturday, September 29, 2012      12 comments

I just found this website and thought it had some interesting information about organic companies and who owns them. It makes me even more committed to grow some of my own food and buy local and seasonal for a lot of the rest. blissret... Read more
Look at who is selling GMO's!
Friday, September 28, 2012      12 comments

This is not the kind of news I like to see but we need to make informed choices as consumers. www.organicconsumers.org
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Genetic Roulette - a response to a comment
Monday, September 24, 2012      16 comments

This post is in response to one of the responses to my last blog. You may be right that GMO's go through more testing than traditionally bred foods. The reason is that traditionally (in the sense of naturally bred) foods don't have genetic ma... Read more
Genetic Roulette movie - a must see
Saturday, September 22, 2012      13 comments

If you thought you knew everything about GMO's you may be surprised. This movie tells a lot I did not know yet, and yes, we better know to protect our food supply as much as we can. The most important part to me is the FDA, an agency that is sup... Read more

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