Category Archives: intermittent fasting

Sometimes we have to get back to simply being human

After just 14 days of changing my diet according to the Whole 30 standards and starting a workout program I have been able to reduce my morning blood sugars to under 100 mg/dl. That’s right! This mornings reading was 98 mg/dl. This … Continue reading

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Eat Simple, Simply Eat

I am entering Day #5 of the 30 commitment I have made to the Whole 30 way of eating and I have to tell you that I am greatly impressed. In no way is this a hardship by any means. … Continue reading

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Starting on Day #1 Whole 30

It’s four o’clock in the morning and I am tending to a little bit of a hangover as I give thoughts to the day ahead of me. Although I have been eating pretty darn close to the Whole 30 way … Continue reading

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Preparing for the challenge of The Whole 30

I have drastically changed the types of food I am eating each day more towards a ketogenic type of eating. It has been around 6 days now and I am seeing things change pretty rapidly. April 1st is that day … Continue reading

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Return to the Workout

According to my records that I have written down in a notebook it appears that the last time I actually worked out was back in August which is close to 3 months ago. I figure that with my fasting blood … Continue reading

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The Morning Person

It’s 5:00 AM this Saturday morning and while most folks are still sleeping here I am sitting  in my kitchen waiting for the world to awaken. This is my time to experience the silence of the world in my little … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #74 – The Beast is Down

Just a quick update folks. I am still sick and not working out. Yesterday I had to go into work an hour early so it got in the way of my time to blog. I have this same schedule next … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #72 – Sick Day #2

I made it through a full day of work yesterday and actually made great strides in progress. As I wasn’t feeling at all well I let my supervisor know that rather than taking a sick day I have decided to … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #71 – Sick Day

I started getting that feeling in my throat yesterday where I felt a little discomfort. This morning I woke up with a sore throat and the sniffles. Hey, I know it’s not the end of the world, but knowing my … Continue reading

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Diabesity Challenge Day #70- Splitting up two Rest Days

I have having problems with dealing with two rest days in a row. It seems that it would be more beneficial to split these two days up by moving Saturday to Wednesday. So for now on my schedule will be … Continue reading

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