Category Archives: Low-Carb, Keto & Paleo

Keto on the Cheap: Day 3 & Food Cost

I’m still kicking butt and taking names even though yesterday was a hard day to push through because of some pretty rough fatigue.  When I stepped on the scale this morning, I was down another .8lb for a total of … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 2

Day two presented some interesting challenges, but I’m still as enthusiastic as ever.  And since I saw a 3lb loss on the scale this morning, I’m must have done pretty well. I woke up with a headache yesterday morning.  I … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Day 1

I couldn’t have asked for a better first day back on plan.  I know that my pre-planning helped, and a positive attitude didn’t hurt either. My starting weight for this phase of my journey was 259.4lb.  This morning, I was … Continue reading

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Keto on the Cheap: Prep Work

Since I’m committed to getting back on track with my eating and my health, there was some prep work involved for my big day, September 1.  Since failing to plan means I’m planning to fail, I had to get my … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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