Author Archives: Sarah Wittekind

Keto on the Cheap: 23 Week Update

After 23 weeks of keto, changes are still happening, progress is still happening, inspiration is still happening, and I couldn’t be more grateful! First, I’ll share my stats.  After 23 weeks of keto with #NOPE (no off-plan eating), I have … Continue reading

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Product Review: XHtang Ratchet Belt

I never imagined that a belt like the XHtang ratcheting belt from Amazon would be such a game-changer for me, but I’m absolutely in love! For those of you who aren’t aware, women’s clothes are usually designed stupidly.  Not all … Continue reading

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Etekcity Smart Body Fat Scale: A Blind User’s Perspective

A few months ago, I ran across the Etekcity Bluetooth Smart Body Fat Scale and I was intrigued.  Although I have a scale that is accessible to me as a blind person, I really liked the idea of a device … Continue reading

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Blind Lady Anecdotes: Growling Guide Dog

In 2017, I went to Leader Dogs for the Blind in Rochester, Michigan to train with my third guide dog, Denver.  I was so excited because I hadn’t had a guide dog since 2007, and it was a hard road … Continue reading

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Keto French Toast Chaffle Sandwich

My family loves breakfast sandwiches, so I developed this recipe to approximate the same flavors that you get with fast food breakfast sandwiches.  These chaffle sandwiches are much more filling than their counterparts made with grain and sugar, and they’re … Continue reading

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Keto Recipe Review: Carlshead Pizza Crust

In an effort to keep my family on track with low-carb/keto, I decided to try a pizza dough recipe that I’d never made before.  A girl can only hear so many rave reviews about a pizza crust before trying it, … Continue reading

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Blind Lady Anecdotes: Driver’s Ed

When it comes to being legally blind, I’ve never taken myself too seriously.  I’ve found that humor is a great way to help folks through their discomfort when it comes to interacting with me.  There was one time in my … Continue reading

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Baked Chicken Tenders (Low-Carb/Keto)

This recipe is based on other folks’ suggestions to “bread” chicken with crushed pork rinds.  My family absolutely loves them, and they’re even good cold. Ingredients: 4lb (approx.) chicken breast tenderloin pieces 3oz spicy pork rinds 1oz parmesan cheese (in … Continue reading

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The Power of Restorative Sleep

I have struggled with sleep quality for years.  In 2006, I was diagnosed with sleep apnea and I started using a CPAP machine.  Unfortunately, the CPAP was more disruptive to my sleep than the sleep apnea had been, and by … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Wrapping up 2019

After several social media posts, it occurred to me that I should share some thoughts and inspiration here on the blog.  Initially, I hadn’t intended to play on the whole “new year, new you” mentality, but an experience yesterday ended … Continue reading

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