Category Archives: Low-Carb & Paleo

Transformation Update: 09/24/13

I didn’t post an update last week because I got a little too wrapped up in other stuff, so it just didn’t happen.  I wouldn’t have had much to report, and to be honest, I don’t have a lot to … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Carbmaster White Chocolate Raspberry Cultured Dairy Product

I find it amusing that I tested “cultured dairy product” today.  Most folks just call it Carbmaster “yogurt”, but I suppose that’s inaccurate. Here’s the nutrient profile for one tub of Carbmaster White Chocolate Raspberry “yogurt”: 60 calories 1.5 grams … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Dannon Light & Fit Greek (Pineapple)

Today, I tested Dannon Light & Fit Greek yogurt.  I had the pineapple flavor this morning, but the strawberry and peach flavors also have the same nutrient profile, so I won’t be testing each flavor separately. Here’s the nutrient profile … Continue reading

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Blood Sugar Impact: Millville Caramel Nut Bar

My weight’s been bouncing all over the place recently, so this morning, I decided to start a series of trials.  Basically, the trials will so something like this.  Each morning (in a fasted state), I’ll start by checking my blood … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/09/13

I’m really excited about my progress over the last week.  The scale is moving in a meaningful direction again, and I seem to be getting my blood sugar, blood pressure, and energy level more balanced.  Now, if I could just … Continue reading

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Canning Projects at the Homestead

Surprisingly, this summer has provided several opportunities to get more proficient with my canning skills.  And I’m stunned by the value of one purchase that’s made it all go so much easier. I believe it was last winter when my … Continue reading

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Transformation Update: 09/02/13

While “Transformation Day” has long since passed, I’m still making progress toward meeting my goals.  I thought I’d start posting regular updates again for those who’re interested. I had some labs ordered at my last doctor’s visit.  I went and … Continue reading

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New Milestone

Over the past few days, I started seeing numbers on the scale that I hadn’t seen since 2008 (as far as I can recall.) On Saturday, I hit a new low since trying to take control of my health back … Continue reading

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New Doctor, New Direction

Last week, I promised a blog post dedicated to the issues that have sidetracked my journey to better health, so here goes! It won’t be a short post, but it should be pretty thorough. After the new year, I was … Continue reading

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Low-Carb IS Expensive — Until It’s Not!

How many of us in the low-carb world have heard, “I can’t eat that way.  It’s too expensive!”? And how many of us have argued that it’s not expensive if you choose the right foods and plan carefully? I know … Continue reading

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