Oh Keto, how I’ve strayed …

I had been doing fantastic on Keto -- I lost about 35 lbs, was into stretchy size 12's (from 18+), feelin' good ... and then..... BOOM Vacation Thanksgiving ummmm, wine/beer/vodka martinis pie bread/potatoes/sandwiches/PIZZA My diet is fucked.  I gained back 20 lbs and feel like Fat Albert.  Jabba the Hut. Just gross. I have a …

Wheat belly – it’s real

I've been living a (mostly) Ketogenic lifestyle since April of 2016 and have had relatively few adverse effects.  I never got "Keto flu," never had my hair fall out (yeah, that can happen), and can't remember ever having much of an upset stomach.  I'm sure it probably happened, but I just don't remember. Well, that …

Back to Strict …

I've spent months, well, almost a year now, drinking martinis, eating key lime pie on vacation, eating small amounts of "forbidden" things like bread and potatoes, and, basically, derailing my Keto success from 2016.  After my latest checkup, which showed increased BP, increased A1C, and elevated cholesterol numbers, I've gotten back on the Keto bandwagon …

Keto works …

I started eating a Ketogenic diet about 18 months ago and, while the pounds have stopped coming off (I have NOT been diligent for quite some time...) the inches are still going away ... The bottom center and bottom right are the same shirt (taken today) as the top left.  It's pretty amazing to see …