My tips & tricks for beginners to ensure success on the keto diet!
It’s the end of the first full week of 2020 and I think all of us want to have already lost 10 lbs, but it’s doesn’t work that way for most of us. For first-time keto-ers, maybe, but the rest of us are already struggling with our own attitudes and desire to return to our… Continue reading 2020 with an Extra Side of Protein
One of the biggest challenges that people who follow the ketogenic diet face may be surprising. There is a bit of a learning curve to figure out how to consume a diet that has 75% fat. Eating that much fat is hard! Especially when you take the carbs away. So much of the fat in… Continue reading Finding Fat to Consume
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
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
The first thing you should know about Tom and I is we have the ability to eat the same thing over and over and over. This makes meal planning super easy. I’m breaking this topic into parts because I think about our meal planning and shopping list in distinct parts as well. Part 1 is… Continue reading So what do we eat? Part 1.
Hello and Welcome! Recently, I attended a health lecture by Mark Morrison of Invigor8 Coaching. He led us through an exercise where we took a 30,000 ft level look at our lives and rated how happy we were with different segments like health, social life, finances, home cooking, etc. I found I am pretty happy… Continue reading Welcome