The Fasting Challenge

Apr 02

The Fasting Challenge

Back in January I wrote about a challenge I was taking on to master one thing every month. Last month it was walking. This month it’s beginning a program of intermittent fasting. Based on the ebook “Eat Stop Eat*” I’m hoping to get some of my blood numbers back on an even keel, and I also hope it will help me lose weight. With my thyroid...

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YES!!

Feb 15

YES!!

When you struggle with something for a very long time, and keep hearing “there’s nothing wrong”, and then you hear from someone that yes, indeed, something is seriously wrong, you feel so validated. That’s what happened to me on Monday. For years (like about 30) I’ve struggled with debilitating fatigue. It’s not CFS, and my...

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Weight Loss and Superfoods – Green Tea

Oct 18

Weight Loss and Superfoods – Green Tea

Get your own graph at skinnyr Sigh. No comment (though, in my defense, last night was a birthday dinner at the Red Lobster…) Ok, and now for something yummy! I’m not a huge fan of coffee. In fact, unless it’s a Starbuck’s specialty coffee with enough flavouring, sugar, syrup, and whipped cream to mask the flavour, I don’t drink it at...

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Cold Showers? B-r-r-r-r!

Oct 13

Cold Showers?  B-r-r-r-r!

Somehow when God created me, He neglected to put in an internal heat supply. I am cold all the time. My feet and hands are like ice, and even in the summer on a warm, sunny day, you’ll find me wearing my beloved “hut booties” around the house. My husband often remarks that he has no idea how a person can be this cold and still be alive. Imagine...

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The Miracle Cure?

Sep 24

The Miracle Cure?

While there’s debate on what’s true and what isn’t (as always in the nutritional/health field) there seems to be some general consensus that Apple Cider Vinegar is worthy of a second look. Way back in 400 BC Hippocrates thought the two most important remedies were (natural, local) honey, and (organic, unfiltered) Apple Cider Vinegar. According to...

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Intermittent Fasting

Apr 07

Intermittent Fasting

In the face of all the rage about eating several small meals per day instead of three big ones, comes some interesting research on the benefits of fasting.  Still a little controversial, one of the most popular explanations is found in the e-book “Eat-Stop-Eat” by Brad Pilon, and there is another version of IF running around called “Fast-5”...

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