Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Obesity Code: Step 2 – Reduce Your Consumption of Refined Grains

This appears to be a simple step but it is a little more complicated that it sounds. There have been foods that have always been a part of my live like bread. We always had a bakery in town growing … Continue reading

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The Obesity Code: Step 1 – Reduce your Consumption of Added Sugars

I have reached a point in my reading to start trying out specific Dr.’s orders from Dr. Jason Fung in his book “The Obesity Code” to start making positive steps to control both my Type II Diabetes and also my … Continue reading

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Another New Grandchild and a Book Reading Update

I wanted to wait a few days before making this announcement, but truth be told… We have another Grandchild. Josie Ann was born on April 11th almost two month before due. Yes, she is a premie and for a while … Continue reading

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Energy In, Energy Out

For the last 2 days I have been practicing a different type of IF (Intermittent Fast) where I am allowing just 14 hours between meals rather than the 18 hours I was doing. The results have been interesting. I have … Continue reading

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Who’s Awesome Today?

Ahhh, I slept in again and it was wonderful. Of course that means that I have very limited time to write this post this morning so I will just share a secret with you. Who ever you are and wherever … Continue reading

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I’m Sitting at a Railway Station

With all of the changes I try to put myself through as I get older sometimes I have to stop and ask the question… “Are you happy where you are at right now”? The answer to this question is obviously … Continue reading

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The Obesity Code – Dr. Jason Fung

Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong. Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. In this highly readable and … Continue reading

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“Window Fast” Off

I have reached a plateau this morning with the “Window Fast” experiment and have decided to cut the project short. Basically I am eating a morning meal once again. The truth is that no fast can last forever and although … Continue reading

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“Window Fast” Day # 5, A Rambling Sunday

As four days ore down and I am now entering Day #5 of practicing the “Window Fast” I can check off another successful day. My body weight has dropped once again and I am seeing a little improvement with blood … Continue reading

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Day #4 of the “Window Fast”, I am Losing Weight!

This mornings weigh in proved another pound and a half in reduced overall body weight. I am growing very excited about this new plan and to celebrate I hit the treadmill for 30 minutes. I try not to track my … Continue reading

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