Tag Archives: 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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Which is better – Cardio or Weights?

Today I am moving into day #13 of the Whole 30 and I am really starting to feel good. The first week or so I noticed having a little bit of a headache but it has gone away about a … 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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In funk before the wedding and plans to get out of it

It’s been a while since I wrote my last post. I feel as though I have gotten into some type of funk lately. The truth of the matter is that I myself have caused this funk that I am in. … Continue reading

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Exercise and Diet: Finding my way back

So after weeks of not working out I am finally starting to build myself back up again to start working a daily routine. It’s tough finding may way back but with knowing that I am totally responsible for my own … 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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