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Week 51, Happy Christmas!
Monday, December 23, 2019      8 comments

I wanted to write a quick blog to say, Merry Christmas/Happy Hanukkah/Happy Holidays! emoticon ... Read more
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      18 comments

Lucky week 13...I've made it to Onederland! My weight yesterday morning was 199.0! I had spent about six weeks, I think, hovering just above 200. It... Read more
Week 10, Death and Taxes
Tuesday, March 12, 2019      11 comments

This will be a short blog to catch up with friends. I haven't blogged in a bit, because I was busy getting paperwork ready for the accountant to do our taxes. It's always a big job. In the past we would itemize deductions, but after doing all th... Read more
Week 7, Normal Hemoglobin A1C On Keto!
Tuesday, February 19, 2019      13 comments

Hi everyone! The blog title says it all...my latest hemoglobin A1C is 5.6, which puts me in the "non-diabetic" range, or the normal range! ... Read more
Week 5, Maintaining and Tweaking
Wednesday, February 06, 2019      10 comments

It's been a busy week, so I'm a day late with posting my weekly update. The bottom line is that I once again maintained my weight as of Tuesday. So that means two weeks of staying the same weight, and down eight pounds since January 1. I wish I ... Read more
Week 4, A Month Already!
Tuesday, January 29, 2019      14 comments

So today marks one month on my new keto eating plan. The time went by pretty fast! emoticon Compared to las... Read more
Week 3, Low Carb Subs/Recipes
Tuesday, January 22, 2019      15 comments

Week 3, and I've lost another pound, making a total of eight pounds since January 1. That's as much as a human head weighs! ... Read more
Week 2, I'm Lazy and Dirty!
Tuesday, January 15, 2019      15 comments

Week 2 on my keto diet, and it’s going well. I’m down two pounds, so that’s seven pounds total since January 1. My blood glucose numbers are falling as if by magic. This week I had two fasting readings of 108, and I had a new “low” reading befor... Read more
Week 1, Happy Results!
Tuesday, January 08, 2019      19 comments

I just finished my first week on a keto diet, and I am very happy with my progress! I had gained about four pounds over the holidays, and when I got on the scale this morning, compared to January 1, I had lost five pounds! So I lost the holiday ... Read more
Keto in 2019
Tuesday, January 01, 2019      14 comments

I've been doing a low carb diet the past few months, and have decided that I'm finally ready to commit to a ketogenic diet in 2019. This means I'm going to limit my carb intake to 20 grams a day or less. When doing low carb I was under 50 grams ... Read more
My Low Carb/Question Authority Plan
Sunday, December 16, 2018      15 comments

In my rebellious youth, I used to have a pin that said "Question Authority." Today I'm thinking about that pin and how I'm using that slogan to question those in positions of authority when it comes to diet and nutritional advice, like the USDA,... Read more
Natural Woman, Aretha Franklin
Friday, August 17, 2018      10 comments

=eCqdrbiRxds Natural Woman, sung by Aretha Franklin Looking out on the morning rain I used to feel so uninspired And when I knew I had to face another day Lord, it made me feel so tired Before ... Read more
Rain Extinguished Spark
Friday, August 10, 2018      10 comments

This blog is an apology to my SparkFriends to say I'm sorry I have not been participating on SparkPeople very much the past month or so. I am sorry I haven't been "liking" your achievements and activities, posting comments on your blogs, thankin... Read more
Summer Goals--Reset
Friday, June 08, 2018      16 comments

Several SparkFriends recently reset and restarted their plans, and I've realized it's time for me to follow their lead. I've gained about four pounds in the past month or so, and don't want that trend to continue. I know the cause for my weight ... Read more
Lilacs and Remembering Mom
Friday, May 11, 2018      14 comments

I have several lilac bushes that are in full bloom right now, and they are so beautiful. I try to walk by them each day and stop and smell their wonder... Read more

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