Blendtec Bliss

Apr 23

Blendtec Bliss

Last Monday was my birthday. As usual, my family was ridiculously generous with the most exciting gift being a “Blendtec Blender” – Woohoo! We’re drinking a LOT of meals around here, LOL. What a blast as we discover the world of raw food, juicing, and delicious soups! I feel like I can cook! Not everything we try is healthy – we had...

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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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Going Wheat Free

Mar 26

Going Wheat Free

Well, I’ve done it. In my last post I talked about the discovery of a thyroid problem and the recommendation by my naturopath to try a wheat free diet. On March 1 I took the plunge, and I am pleasantly surprised at how easy it was to go wheat free – I was expecting terrible withdrawal symptoms. However, I’ve already been cutting back on carbs, so...

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High on Grains

Oct 05

High on Grains

If you’ve ever gone on a low/no carb diet and had to give up breads you know exactly what I mean when I talk about withdrawal! It’s possible to give up just about anything else without too much suffering but if you’re like most people it’s the grain-based stuff that drives you nuts – and it’s not just the sugary donuts or cookies...

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Sleepless, Starving, Steps, and Sabbathing!

Mar 14

Sleepless, Starving, Steps, and Sabbathing!

Yes, I’m still here! Can hardly believe it’s been over two weeks since I last posted! So unlike me! Tells you just how busy things have been! So, thought I’d drop in for a quick update! As my regular readers know, I’ve been doing some serious experimenting over the past few weeks in addition to having my business take off, and keeping up...

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Weight Loss and Slow Carb V

Feb 02

Weight Loss and Slow Carb V

So, we’ve been at this slow carb thing for 4 weeks, with negligible results – or at least not the kinds of results that were typical in Tim Ferriss’ “The 4-Hour Body“ book from which I’ve taken it. Get your own graph at skinnyr Now, to be fair to the book, let me comment that my original copies, and the ones from which I got my...

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