I mentioned in my previous blog, 2nd 90-Day Challenge Goal Results, that while my soft goals went okay, I wasn't super happy with my overall nutritional progress. Basically, my weight and measurements headed in the wrong direction, although not in an unrepairable way. It's funny... I saw it coming. I used my data tracking spreadsheet … Continue reading 2nd 90-Day Challenge Numbers
I just finished the second semester of anatomy and physiology and one of the topics we studied was the heart. I was hoping one of our final exam essay questions would be on blood pressure because I've been measuring mine for over a year and felt I could eloquently discuss the topic, as well as … Continue reading What Being Cold Does to Blood Pressure!
The first month of the second 90-day challenge is never as exciting as the first month when you're just started. Regardless, I've hit that mark and there are some thing I want to share. Here's what I have learned: -DHEA does elevate my blood pressure (see What a Difference a Day Makes). I won't say my … Continue reading Second 90-days, End of Month 1
I am so pleased with my three month progress! It's amazing how much improvement I've seen in such a short amount of time. I'm certainly not where I want to be, but I've done enough to stay motivated my next 90-days!! Two blogs posted in one day - this is a new record!! I had … Continue reading Three Months!!
Okay, here goes... I am going to post things that I never thought I would about myself. Hahaha, just not the pictures. I may share those on my Facebook group, but I still have to work up that courage! For full disclosure, the data presented below come from the following days of this process: Initial … Continue reading One Month Numbers
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!
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