It has now been one month since I started my initial fast. I have reintroduced many foods and have had two sets of post-fast blood work, one after ten days and the other after 24 days (right before writing this). My eating patterns have been based on intermittent fasting, beginning with time restricted eating over ~8 … Continue reading One Month Update!
This is a very hard black-listed food for me to write! Needless to say, my desire to consume good beer has been at war with my healthy living for several years. I probably don't need to tell you that beer is caloric, contains grains, and as a result, helps people acquire additional abdominal fat. You … Continue reading Black-Listed Food – Alcohol
After continuing to struggle with my digestive issues and getting no where with my doctor, I decided to order some blood work in the beginning of May. I found a couple of sites where patients can order their own blood tests. The best value was through HEB grocery store and it's called Ulta Lab Tests. … Continue reading Blood Work and Gemonics
My three week business trip provided many opportunities for poor nutrition. Honestly, I am glad that I decided to stop the Whole30 prior to going, as it would have definitely affected the team atmosphere of the class. I wasn't entirely bad - I purposely chose not to contribute to the "snack fund" so I wouldn't … Continue reading Baby Steps
I think my biggest fear from embracing complete healthy living is knowing that I am going to eventually have to give up things I enjoy. I decided to share one of the issues that has started presenting itself to me more frequently. When I have a drink containing alcohol: margaritas, wine, or beer, my face can … Continue reading Red is My New Color…