I have struggled with situational high blood pressure that can periodically become the status quo. I have always had high cholesterol, but I never considered type 2 diabetes because blood sugar isn’t something I struggle with. I assumed my blood pressure was due to stress and my cholesterol, hereditary. Never did I think any of my … Continue reading Metabolic Triad – Insulin, Who Knew…
For the first part of this blog, please see What To Eat When… Part 1. Now, let’s consider that I am not really hungry, but I am in a social situation that warrants eating or drinking, such as happy hour, parties, or social dinners. That changes my mindset some, as I don’t want to overeat, … Continue reading What To Eat When… Part 2
Wanted to share my 2019 plans publicly for accountability and to encourage community. I've also shared it with my tiny Facebook group, encouraging them to join me. Here’s the basics. I’ll start with the part that some people may have issue with - fasting. For more information, I recommend “The Complete Guide to Fasting” by … Continue reading 2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near You!
I like food, and while this might not be the emotional attachment that I desire, it’s my current reality. I have plans to change this, which I will share as my life is altered (stay tuned), but in the process of that shift, I think it’s important to know what to do food-wise in different … Continue reading What To Eat When… Part 1
I haven't disappeared off the face of the earth, I've just been busy with work, school, and family. There's a new medical school starting near me and they've received funding to pay for school for the inaugural class of 30 students in 2020. When I first heard about that over the summer, I decided I … Continue reading Quick Update
My general practitioner has started a new practice that is termed "Direct Patient Care." It's a model of medicine that some doctors are using to do their part in fixing what's broken regarding insurance-based medicine. As much as I love my doctor, I had to really consider if this was the right program for me, … Continue reading Direct Patient Care
Disclaimer - I did not start anteing up money for steps and weight loss in order to "get rich quick". I did it because I didn't want to lose money, but a little return on investment would be nice... After three months, I would like to share my impression of the different opportunities for step … Continue reading Step Bet Overall Impressions