Happy Birthday to Me

Thursday was my 44th birthday and it ended up being a three-day, poor-eating marathon.  That was after starting this 90-days struggling nutritionally.  My blood pressure has also gone up.  I haven't isolated the problem yet, but my suspicion is that it's because I started DHEA supplements again.  I just can't say that with any certainty … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me

Three Months!!

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!!

One Month Numbers

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

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!

Black-Listed Food: Protein Bars

RIP Date: 3/1/2017 I previously felt that protein bars were healthy; like even diet-worthy. I ate a variety of them, but my favorites were the Zone Perfect Chocolate Peanut Butter bars. Other ones I ate regularly were Nature's Valley Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate bars and Fiber One Peanut Butter bars. Are you sensing a theme here? I've … Continue reading Black-Listed Food: Protein Bars

Clean Eating Restores Equilibrium

The morning of day 4 after my eating experiment ended... I think I'm mostly back to normal... My hips still hurt today, to the touch, which is weird. Perhaps the physical therapy on Monday was more than my body was ready to handle. My sleep is still affected, but it's getting better. Over the last … Continue reading Clean Eating Restores Equilibrium