Author Archives: Sarah Wittekind

Keto on the Cheap: Goals and Rules

I’ve been thinking about my “Keto on the Cheap” series for a week or so now, and I think I’ve solidified the goals and ground rules.  The rules may change over time, but I have to start somewhere since September … Continue reading

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Accountability & Keto on the Cheap

One of my favorite podcasters, Jack Spirko over at The Survival Podcast, has started a new YouTube series describing his low-carb/keto journey.  As I listened to his first video in the series, something that he said really spoke to me.  … Continue reading

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More on Making the Most of Your Dash

One of my favorite podcasters likes to encourage folks saying, “Make the most of your dash,”, and I’ve been considering that a lot lately as I ponder how things have changed in the last year.  I still remember the conversation … Continue reading

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Save with Sarah — Storing Ice

I know this sounds like a silly thing to think about in the winter, but have you ever considered saving money by storing ice? It really can work in the right circumstances. Last year, we had to buy another chest … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 03/05/19

For a while, I didn’t have a lot to report to you guys.  I was really struggling with some symptoms of depression (despite the fact that I don’t feel depressed), and updates fell off to the side as did many … Continue reading

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Save with Sarah — Kroger Rx Savings Club

Here at the homestead, tax time means that it’s time to take a hard look at the finances.  In doing that, I can usually flesh out some new and interesting ways to save money.  This year has been no different.  … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 02/08/19

I’m still here, although I bet some of you were wondering.  I’m not going to lie.  I’ve been struggling recently.  I’m still plugging along though, and the fact that I haven’t given up is something that delights me. High Weight: … Continue reading

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Reverse Osmosis Water Filtration at Home

While listening to an episode of The Survival Podcast, it occurred to me that I should write a blog post about the pros and cons of reverse osmosis (RO) water filtration at home.  In this article, I’ll share our decision-making … Continue reading

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Going Keto: Update for 01/22/19

After another week of on-plan eating, things are going pretty well.  I dropped another 2.8lb last week, so I’m definitely making progress toward my first goal of getting under 233.8lb. High Weight: 290.2lb in May of 2017 Current Weight: 244.6lb … Continue reading

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Friday Follow-Up: Keto, De-Cluttering, Budget

While this week hasn’t been as productive as I’d hoped, I haven’t been treading water.  I’ve been making steady progress on my current priorities despite the fact that one of my children has tried to share his plague with me. … Continue reading

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