Category Archives: Low-Carb, Keto & Paleo

Going Keto: Update for 01/14/19

My first week back on plan went relatively well.  There were two snags, but I still ended up dropping six pounds this week.  Better yet, my two choices to eat off plan (potatoes both times) didn’t result in my giving … Continue reading

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N.O.P.E. — No Off-Plan Eating

My keto journey went seriously sideways last fall after my housemate and dear friend was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer.  Our lives changed so much in the blink of an eye, and I felt like I was barely managing to … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 08/24/18 (Week 50)

My week of determination and focus has paid off so far.  I’m getting back into the keto swing of things, and the scale has moved in the right direction! This morning, the scale was at 245.2 pounds.  That means I’m … Continue reading

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Going Keto: The Struggle Is Real

In about three weeks, a year will have passed since I recommitted to a keto eating plan.  I have reached some fantastic milestones in that time, but for several months now, I haven’t prioritized my health and my eating plan.  … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 06/22/18

I’m guessing that those of you following my keto journey thought I’d fallen off the face of the planet — or fallen off the wagon at the very least. Admittedly, I have been struggling, but I’m not out of the … Continue reading

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My N=1 Fasting Experiment: Day 2

Day two of my extended fasting experiment was a lot more challenging than I expected.  It wasn’t horrible.  It wasn’t even bad.  It certainly was challenging though. Before this experiment, I had two extended fasts under my belt.  One fast … Continue reading

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My N=1 Fasting Experiment: Day 1

For over 27 weeks, I’ve been on a transformation journey of weight loss and health gains using a low-carb, ketogenic diet.  Thanks to Jimmy Moore, Dr. Jason Fung, and the support of many others in various online communities, I’ve taken … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 12/29/17

Today marks the end of week sixteen since committing to a ketogenic eating plan, and I’m still plugging along.  The scale is moving, albeit slowly, and I’m continuing to get lots of practice at making this a lifestyle rather than … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 12/04/17

It has been far too long since my last keto update, but I have nothing but great things to report.  Since I haven’t shared my progress for more than two months, I’m sure you can imagine that I have a … Continue reading

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Recipe Review: Low Carb Pumpkin Bread

It’s that time of year where it feels like you can’t walk three feet without seeing pumpkin spice something, right? Well, I happen to like pumpkin and the warm spices of cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon that happen to go along … Continue reading

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