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It's been a while.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012      1 comments

So, looking back at Fun with Food - NOT from July 2011 - that wasn't a food sensitivity - I had h. pilori in my gut and that causes horrible stomach pains. I had to take a combination of 3 different antibiotics to get rid of it and that of cour... Read more
Uhg, not another kidney stone!!!
Tuesday, July 12, 2011      1 comments

emoticon You were warned this could happen. High protein diets lead to kidney stones. Just ask anyone. ... Read more
Fun with Food - NOT
Thursday, July 07, 2011      1 comments

I'm starting my 2nd month of low carb eating. It's had its ups and downs. So far I've had two episodes of absolute misery when I ate something that I've now developed a food sensitivity to. It happens very quickly after I eat the offensive fo... Read more
Low Sodium vs Low Carb
Monday, July 04, 2011      0 comments

Evidently it is very difficult to stay on any diet and very expensive to run diet studies. I found only one study that compared multiple diet plans. The A TO Z (Atkins, Traditional, Ornish, Zone) Weight Loss Study was the only one I could find... Read more
Life without grains
Friday, July 01, 2011      0 comments

emoticon I'm almost 30 days into my new low carb way of eating. I'd like to tell you that I've had great resul... Read more
What I learned about Nutrition
Sunday, June 19, 2011      1 comments

I just got done reading Good Calories, Bad Calories by Gary Taube. This is not a diet book. It doesn't tell you how to apply the information, it just presents the results of research dating back to the 1800's which demonstrates a definite caus... Read more
May Summary & June Goals
Sunday, June 05, 2011      0 comments

11 days 10k steps or more Total miles walked: 107.74, thats just slightly under my goal of 110. Not too bad. Avg Daily Steps: 6951. Avg Minutes: 75. (Mon-Fri Avg 8702 steps per day, 93.5 min per day.) -- This meets my goal (Sat-S... Read more
Mid May Check In:
Sunday, May 15, 2011      1 comments

Goal 110 miles. So far 53.71 miles. Need 56.29 more or 3.75 miles per day for the rest of the month. Stretch Goal 125.5 miles. Need 71.79 more or 4.80 miles per day for the rest of the month. Goal 90 Minutes per day average. Current Aver... Read more
April Summary May Goals
Sunday, May 01, 2011      1 comments

I had 6 days 10K steps or better. I totaled 103 .18 Miles for the month. (Thats the best so far this year.) Averaged 3.44 Miles per day. Averaged 6879 Steps per day. Averaged 79 Minutes of at least medium intensity activity per day. All slig... Read more
Thursday, April 14, 2011      0 comments

Dictionary.com defines ef·fer·ves·cent as an adjective 1. (of a liquid) Giving off bubbles; fizzy. Why do I mention this? Well, it all started with lunch. I found these amazing whole wheat pita flat bread thingies that I used to make a t... Read more
Rambling Thoughts
Sunday, April 03, 2011      0 comments

Got back to the gym yesterday after being away for at least a month. The crowd was much smaller, but it was a Saturday morning. Don't know if the night time crowd has shrunk. Nothing against those who join up at the beginning of the year, but... Read more
Today's Healthy Lunch Ham Quiche and Salad
Saturday, March 12, 2011      0 comments

Salad 179 Calories, 19 g Carbs, 10 g Fat, 5 g Protein, 264 mg Sodium, 434 mg Potassium Ham Quiche 2... Read more
Health Valley Organic Veg Chili Low Sodium Review
Saturday, March 12, 2011      0 comments

So earlier this week I'm browsing the "healthy foods" isle at Freddies. Up on the top shelf I spy low sodium vegetarian chili. It looks good. So I decide to give it a try. The label on further inspection tells me that this is not a spicy chi... Read more
Today's Kitchen Disaster: Lessons Learned
Sunday, February 27, 2011      0 comments

So, lately I've been making quiche on about a weekly basis. This week I wanted to try a new variation with bacon. Also, I didn't want to make my usual cereal crust this week because I was going to use my 2 cup pyrex bowls to do the baking in a... Read more
Two pumpkin recipies
Sunday, February 20, 2011      1 comments

I've got quite a bit of frozen pumpkin puree in my freezer. Traditionally, I only used this to make pumkin bread, however, I really needed to find a less fattening way to eat it so I decided that since pumpkin is a squash, it would be a fine ad... Read more

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