Metabolic Triad – Insulin, Who Knew…

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…

2019 Plan – Starting Soon on a Blog Near You!

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!

What To Eat When… Part 1

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

Black Listed Food – Chick-Fil-A

Chick-Fil-A, I’m afraid it’s time for our unhealthy relationship to end…We got in a major fight back in 2012 when you took the words out of the Christian music that’s playing in your stores. That made me sad, but I was able to get past it. I didn’t even mind this year when you discontinued … Continue reading Black Listed Food – Chick-Fil-A

Quick Update

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

Step Bet Overall Impressions

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

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

Okay, now I'm hungry.... Seriously though, the first DietBet is in the books and I squeezed out a win, although I cut it way too close for comfort!! Tuesday was the first day of the weigh-in period, so I wanted to get the weight done as soon as possible, in case there were issues. Thankfully … Continue reading Winner Winner Chicken Dinner