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Update to Healthy Living 74 – athletic performance on keto

Shorter post this time... Does athletic performance suffer during keto? Yes and no.   When you start keto, you are draining your body of your glycogen stores.  Mostly, your liver glycogen.  When that is depleted, your body starts turning your... Continue Reading →

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Update to Healthy Living 73 – calorie math bogus? Why macros and food quality are important

I have read about half of Jonathan Bailor's book The Calorie Myth, and there's just so much in there that makes sense. With the traditional physics slant on calories, 3500 calories equals 1 pound.  The concept is, calories in, calories... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 72 – Keto overview and why we gain or lose weight with carbs

There is a movement brewing.  I want to spend a few minutes explaining to you why this makes sense to me more than anything else - and what we have gotten wrong that led to people like myself gaining a... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 71 – LDL on keto?

I have to be very careful here - especially on this post - because everyone needs to do the research for themselves.  I am NOT a doctor.  I am NOT a medical professional.  In fact, many medical professionals are VERY... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 70 – net carbs or total carbs on keto | Do calories count?

You see a lot of changing information. Some people say 20g of carbs or lower. Others say 30g of NET carbs or lower. Others just say 50g total carbs or lower.  Just this past week, one of the people I... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 69 – Keto is a diet? I think not

Ladies and gentlemen, I am 5 days from my official end of my "3 month keto challenge".  Note, this is something I sort of came up with myself, there is no official ice bucket challenge for this shit, I just... Continue Reading →

What was it like to be Doogie Howser?

Well - first, I was not a 16 year old doctor.  I was, however, an 11 year old taking a college class.  That's about where the parallels stop 🙂 To be more  precise, I was an 11 year old taking... Continue Reading →

Why did my beloved Eagles win the Super Bowl?

It finally happened!  To those of you outside of our postage-stamp sized fan base of a region, it might be hard for you to understand, but this meant a LOT to a LOT of people.  What many of you don't... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 68 – 100 pound challenge complete!! | where to go from here | Keto lasagna

Challenge complete! Technically, as of Saturday 3/17, it's 102 pounds right now.  I started this journey on Sept 2016 at 372.2 pounds, so I'm about 18 months in and clocking in just a smidge above 270. The first 12 months,... Continue Reading →

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