Sooner than I had in mind, I completed another 5 day fast earlier this month. At the last minute, I decided to join podcaster Elizabeth Benton with her foray into extended fasting and see what the group fasting experience would be like. Continue reading
Lately I have been thinking about what will make my time on this part of the path, the weight loss portion of my journey, the last time. What is different THIS time? Sure, I can SAY this is the last time, because I have SAID that before. I am fully aware it takes more that wanting, wishing and saying. Continue reading
I will be watching! The website link in this post has tons (33) of interviews with experts in the field of nutritional ketosis from the 5th Global Symposium on Ketogenic Diet Therapies held September 20 – 24, 2016 in Banff, Alberta, Canada sponsored by The Charlie Foundation. Continue reading
When you first go on a diet, it is common to initially drop a lot of weight fairly quickly. As you get closer to your goal, the rate of loss slows and commonly frustration begins to set in. I had the thought to look at it as paying off a mortgage. Continue reading
I have been thinking a lot about my commitment to myself to maintain the progress I have made thus far while still striving for my ultimate goal. I realize that my mindset is considerably different than the many times I have been on this journey in the past. The post below is the next to last post I wrote on Blog To Loose. Continue reading
For the super nerds out there, STEM-Talk is a podcast sponsored by the IHMC (Institute for Human and Machine Cognition), a not-for-profit research institute of the Florida University System. The podcast series started in March 2016 and their slogan reads “Conversations with some of the most interesting people in the world of science and technology”. I have listened to a few of their health related podcasts and they are worth a listen.
My favorite podcast, Primal Potential, recently covered the topic of fasting. Podcaster Elizabeth Benton and On Air with Ella are embarking on a group extended fast starting on March 12. The interesting thing is this is actually a challenge to anyone, fasting or not, to commit to making a change for 5 days, which I think is a really awesome approach.
Today marks 10 months since I began my journey to repair and heal insulin resistance in my body. I enjoy having a date in mind where I reflect and summarize monthly. I am curious with anticipation and feel ever so slight pressure when the date for this mini goal approaches. I believe sustainable changes and patterns are emerging with my body, with my mind, and from a numerical standpoint as well.