Balancing Act of Life

Perhaps you noticed that I took about a two week break from blogging. I got really busy and I had to let go of something. In keeping with one of my mantra’s, “Seeking Health/Life Balance”, (and, coincidently, the name of this blog), I had to let go of a couple things temporarily because I had… Continue reading Balancing Act of Life

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

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