Creating a list of 100 go-to foods was one of my 90-day goals; however, 50 days in, I am going to stop progressing on this goal (I have been halfway through for a couple of weeks now). I have noticed that I don’t have time or the desire to go find these food items, and more … Continue reading Discontinuation of 100 Go-To Foods
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
I'm a chemist - I really like facts and figures, but I've noticed that when I write blogs that seem very insightful from my perspective, I'm often the only one who reads them. I don't write for accolades, rather to document my journey, so it's not a huge problem for me, but I have definitely … Continue reading A Break from Facts and Figures
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 post will be more amazing veggies and additional snack food. I know snack food isn't a requirement in life, but let's be honest, we like it. It's important for me to read labels and find legitimate junk food. I have actually bought some great stuff off of Thrive Market, but I am trying to … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 41-50
Since my proof of concept fast went well, I began planning for my next fast - the one I would use to change my lifestyle, my cravings, and all of the negativity that goes along with that. I previously shared my goals for the 90-day period (see 2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near … Continue reading January Fast – Starting Clean
About a month after my two-day, I decided to embark on a five-day fast. I was feeling decently, and my blood work appeared to be pretty stable over time, so I thought it was a good time to go for it. I had also noticed that my mindless eating was increasing and I knew there … Continue reading Fasting, Part 2 – 5 days!
Years ago, I did my first one-day fast. It was a corporate fast for someone who attended my former church. Even though I had moved away, I thought it would be good to join the congregation in their fast. Unfortunately, the day of the fast corresponded to a day where I participated in a training … Continue reading Fasting, Part 1 – History
We will start this installment with another group of healthy nuts, adding some seeds this time. Again, look for those that are raw or only contain salt, not sugars or other added ingredients. 31. Brazil Nuts Brazil Nuts give a lot of bang for the buck. Since they are so big, you may just want … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 31-40
Here we go with 10 more... This time, I'm going to start with fruits for when you need some sweet and then a few snacks, bars, and a protein. It's going to get harder and harder to have themes as I do this. But, in looking at fruits, I realize there are many varieties that … Continue reading Go-To Foods, 21-30