Recovering from Cheating

Update: Follow @SeekingHealthLifeBalance on Facebook to see me go through the transition this week! I’ll post weigh-ins, ketone strip results, and what I’ve consumed. Tom and I just spent a wonderful 4th of July weekend with our family up in Oregon. And we cheated. Bad. Not only going back to a high carb diet, but… Continue reading Recovering from Cheating

Weeknight Meals #4 (3 weeks worth!)

We have a busy travel schedule coming up. I’m currently hanging out in the Houston International Airport waiting to catch a (quite delayed) flight to San Diego for the 50 Year Celebration of Jazzercise! I’m super excited for this weekend. It’s going to be such a joyful and energetic event! However, it definitely cuts into… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #4 (3 weeks worth!)

Ketosis and how the body processes protein

A common misunderstanding about the ketogenic diet is with respect to protein. Most people know keto means low carb, but the piece they are often missing is how much protein to consume and why. I think this is a frequently missed step that causes people to fail at achieving ketosis and fail at the weight… Continue reading Ketosis and how the body processes protein

Weeknight Meals #2

Here’s what we ate last week – feel free to steal for your own meal planning. Shopping list at the bottom! Saturday – Ribeye steak, salad, and cheesecake Saturday night was Tom’s 40th Birthday Eve! The last day in his 30’s! We planned to go out for a fantastic (keto-cheating) dinner, but Tom’s work got… Continue reading Weeknight Meals #2