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Update to healthy living 122 – setbacks, fiber, keto as a tool

So my back was hurting again to the point I could hardly walk for several days, it's back up to 98% right now as of Sunday morning.  While I rested yesterday with respect to the gym and running, I did... Continue Reading →

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Update to Healthy Living 121 – Military Aspirations update | Progress update | Calories

I am pleased to write that I'm one step closer to the reserves as an officer - for now.  I don't know where this will end up, but out of about 500 applicants this past year, I was one of... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 118 – cheat meal, 72 hour fast, low carb vs keto

Two weeks ago, I weighed in at 220.  6 days ago, I hit 230.  Today, I'm 218.  What gives? Unlike vegans, the keto folks can have some cheat meals from time to time.  My "religion" focuses on minimizing carbohydrates to... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 117 – when is a calorie not a calorie?

This post might be something that answers a LOT of questions for you.  I've been ranting about keto forever, but let me take a slightly different approach by not talking about reducing your carbs to 5-10%, but perhaps more reasonably... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 116 – why you are overweight

I'm going to steal some content here from Gary Taubes ad Dr. Robert Lustig - both of these guys have been very influential on my weight loss journey. Virtually my whole life, I've been overweight.  Right now, I'm 30 pounds... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 115 – what I actually eat on keto

Man - there are some haters out there! When I tell people I'm on keto, here's the below responses: All of that fat can't be healthy! It's just Atkins 2.0 I just eat the calories I'm supposed to in a... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 114 – cheat meal, rewards, and carb cycling?

Yesterday, I had a rather epic cheat meal.  What was different here was how it was framed in my mind. Over the past years, I've used food as a "reward".  If I do x, then I will be rewarded with... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 113 – 150 pound loss! | Update to military

"The difference between dreams and goals are timelines and accountability". I heard this quote from Dr. Phil on Rogan last week.  I wanted to use it - not sure if he said it originally, but I needed to give him... Continue Reading →

Update to Healthy Living 112 – Keto bread!!! | Cheat meal | Progress

It has now come and entered our grocery stores!!  It's....KETO BREAD!!! And guess what....it tastes....like BREAD! I looked at the ingredients, and it looks very similar to what normal bread is.  I'm confused how they reduced the carbs this much. ... Continue Reading →

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