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

Alzheimer’s and the Keto Connection

My dad was diagnosed with early-stage Alzheimer’s this spring. This was a devastating diagnosis. We all knew, my dad included, that something was wrong, but to have the doctor actually say it is Alzheimer’s was very painful. It’s a death sentence. There is no recognized cure. A diagnosis of Alzheimer’s is a diagnosis of prolonged… Continue reading Alzheimer’s and the Keto Connection

How To Get Started on Keto

Tom and I started keto back in January and we had a very basic plan which worked well. Being the realist (pessimist?) I am, I didn’t want to spend a bunch of money to test the program out, so we did it entirely by eating regular food you can purchase at any grocery store. Almost.… Continue reading How To Get Started on Keto

Our Keto Conversion Story

Our dear friend Eric introduced us to the ketogenic diet. He also had a typical American diet that left him in “comfortable” shape and he decided to change that. Eric went on vacation with us last October to Big Bend National Park and just looked amazing – not just skinny, but fit looking. I’ve always… Continue reading Our Keto Conversion Story