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I Survived!
Sunday, September 18, 2016      7 comments

It's a carb world, but I made it back intact! I checked my ketostix as a quick snapshot, and somehow I managed to stay fat burning the whole trip! The scale shows that I successfully maintained my weight! On Day 2 of the conference, they ... Read more
Carby Conference
Thursday, September 15, 2016      9 comments

Today is day 2 of my conference. I would rate my success a 7 out of 10. Passing, but not great. The breakfast provided is a carb fest. Bagels, donuts, Danishes and cereal. There is low fat yogurt with 18g of sugar. There's no protein, ... Read more
Surviving Out in the Urban Wild
Tuesday, September 13, 2016      8 comments

Just a super quick update on my progress. I am managing to survive the scary, carby world out there, but it hasn't been easy. Dodging sugars has been my biggest challenge. I ordered a mocha latte, then realized that the chocolate syrup was pr... Read more
60 Day Review
Monday, September 05, 2016      8 comments

----Note: I am changing my blog status from private back to public. Any posts that I find as less than supportive, backhanded, or rude I will remove. This is about me, and what is best for me. If you find it interesting, welcome along for the ... Read more
Breakfast Egg Cups
Monday, September 05, 2016      3 comments

Anyone who is on Facebook or PInterest have probably seen the breakfast egg cups. This morning I made my own take on it. I took a couple of silicon cupcake molds, and put a slice of ham and cheese in it. I cracked an egg inside the cup. ... Read more
Sunday Shopping and Chopping
Sunday, September 04, 2016      4 comments

Yesterday I went to the market to pickup my weekly supply of fresh pasture chicken raised eggs. I also picked up a package of grass fed beef burgers that were on sale for the Labor Day weekend. I went home, put it on the grill, and ate it bunl... Read more
Saturday After the Storm
Saturday, September 03, 2016      4 comments

Just came back from my Saturday morning 10 mile bike ride. There's random debris in the neighborhood, but nothing major. We got pretty lucky where I am. It's a much cooler 76F outside, which I am very thankful for! Perfectly clear skies, wou... Read more
Tropical Storm Hermine #2
Friday, September 02, 2016      3 comments

Looks like we're pretty much finished. We got our heaviest rain and thunderstorms during the night, which didn't make for very restful sleep. Tornado siren went off once, but it touchdown pretty far from us. There were very heavy winds, but a... Read more
Tropical Storm Hermine
Friday, September 02, 2016      3 comments

Hermine was downgraded from a Cat 1 Hurricane to a Tropical Storm last night. I spent most of last night organizing flashlights and charging other light sources. I picked up a case of bottled water at the grocery yesterday. In a dire emergenc... Read more
Thursday Thoughts and Labor Day Weekend
Thursday, September 01, 2016      5 comments

Today's blog will be a much lighter read then yesterday - LOL! Sorry for the academia, but I felt it necessary to introduce a few concepts before I reveal results from my latest self experiment. It is possible to get estimates and insights on ... Read more
Sugar Burner, Keto Burner, Fat Burner
Wednesday, August 31, 2016      6 comments

Disclaimer: There are other causes of weight gain and inability to lose weight that are not related to insulin. People who tolerate glucose can do well on a high carb diet. Insulin impaired people can do well on either ketogenic diets or low-c... Read more
9 Week Summary and Challenges Ahead
Tuesday, August 30, 2016      7 comments

Today is my 9 week summary of when I restarted my diet and fitness reboot. Here's a chart of my bodyfat, lean mass and weight progress to date: ... Read more
Why I Blog
Monday, August 29, 2016      8 comments

My story is not the most miraculous around. At my heaviest, I was borderline obese, so I haven't lost the most. At the time of my discovery in 2011, I was active, but overweight, but my doctors all told me I was in fine health. Insulin resist... Read more
Sunday Reflections
Sunday, August 28, 2016      6 comments

Yesterday hubby and I went for a day trip to Charleston, SC, which is about 100 miles from us. We had a wonderful brunch at one of our favorite cafes. We shared a plate of fried green tomatoes. I ordered a burger, and ate it with a knife and ... Read more
Battle of the Diets
Saturday, August 27, 2016      6 comments

Sorry about my editing on my last post. I rushed through it, and didn't get all of my thoughts down. My husband was pushing me to hurry up to leave this morning. ... Read more

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