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re-starting keto 8/30/20
Sunday, August 30, 2020      6 comments

I have eaten poorly during the pandemic, and have regained weight. This morning I was 294 lbs., which at 5'6" is really bad. I am also diabetic, so my BS was 254 this morning. I ate 5 eggs cooked in 3 Tbsp. butter. 4 ozs. cream cheese for ... Read more
5 weeks on low carb
Sunday, April 28, 2019      1 comments

Weight loss is definitely slowing down. I have lost about 7 lbs., in the past 2 weeks.. so 38.6 lbs, in the first 5 weeks. MY BP is averaging 100/60, and my BG is finally normal, ( 70-110 ). I spent the past week volunteering to bag trees ... Read more
3 weeks on low carb
Saturday, April 13, 2019      2 comments

My weight loss slowed considerable. Last Saturday I was 278.6?? Today I am 274.8.. so almost 4 lbs. lost. Not horrible. I bought a bike and have been taking bike rides. Today I rode 11.2 miles around town. It was 58 and sunny, but a bit wi... Read more
2 weeks on low carb
Saturday, April 06, 2019      2 comments

My first 2 week. I weighed in at 278.6, which is a loss of 20.8 lbs. My laptop at home is sluggish, and keeps kicking me offline, so I may need a new one. In the meantime, I am using my laptop from the office for the weekend, and will blog from ... Read more
11 days on low carb
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      0 comments

Woke up early to walk 1.5 miles on the bike path, then weighed in at 280.8, down 1.2 lbs. I cooked up lunch and dinner, and made it to the gym for a leg workout. I feel great after my workout. Just had lunch, my BP is great and my BG was down to... Read more
10 days of low carb
Wednesday, April 03, 2019      4 comments

Lost the weight from yesterday, plus another .2 lbs.. down to 282. Overall, I am at 17.4 lbs. in 10 days. Feeling great. Got a lot of stuff done at the office. My BP is perfect, and my BG is slowly dropping. I went to the library, and got ... Read more
9 days of low carb
Monday, April 01, 2019      2 comments

Gained .6 lbs. today, but still feel great. I hit the gym today, and actually had a good time. Busy day today though, so I came home, watched a ball game, and now I am heading to bed. Going to get up early and cook my meals. I'm reading a ... Read more
8 days of low carb
Sunday, March 31, 2019      4 comments

Lost another 2.2 lbs. Feeling amazing. Yesterday, my brother who is a lot bigger than me started low carb. He also has CHF, but other than a bad knee, he doesn't have many health issues. He has only been to the hospital twice since he was diagno... Read more
1 week done on low carb
Saturday, March 30, 2019      1 comments

I hit my goal of 14 lbs. in the 1st week, by a pound! 15 lbs. lost. A lot of this was water weight, since I ate a " last meal " the day before I started. Down 1.6 lbs. today. I had a very busy day yesterday at the office, then came home an... Read more
Day 6 of low carb
Thursday, March 28, 2019      1 comments

Had to wake up early to go to get my INR checked. Down another 2 lbs. to 287.2. I had my eggs, and got to hospital at 7:45. My INR, which tests the thickness of my blood, since I am on Warfarin to prevent strokes.. was perfect! 2.5 At the o... Read more
Day 5 of low carb
Wednesday, March 27, 2019      2 comments

I lost another 3.4 today. That's 6.8 lbs. in the past 2 days, but my muscles are aching, plus a little burning, like lactic acid buildup.. but my workouts have been just 5 sets a day for 3 days. Tomorrow I have no workout, so hopefully, this is ... Read more
Day 4 of low carb
Tuesday, March 26, 2019      1 comments

Woke up at 6:30, after sleeping 11.5 hours. I weighed in, and was down another 3.4 lbs to 292.6. Last night, I was so tired, that I di not eat the stew meat I was supposed to.. I had a ham steak instead. I think it had some sugar in it. I tested... Read more
Day 3 of low carb
Monday, March 25, 2019      2 comments

Woke up at 6:30. Weighed in at 296.0, down 2.2 lbs. My BP was 110/71, HR 72, and my BG level was 213 mg/dl, down another 30 pts., as I burn off stored glucose. Ate breakfast of 4 large eggs w/butter. Today I went to the gym for the first t... Read more
Day 2 of low carb
Sunday, March 24, 2019      4 comments

I woke up early today, and had 4 eggs scrambled in 1/4 stick unsalted ( NS ) butter, I weighed in at 298.2, which is 1.2 lbs. lighter than yesterday at noon. My blood glucose ( BG ) was still high, but down 50 pts.. to 243 mg/dl. I ate less than... Read more
Day 1
Saturday, March 23, 2019      1 comments

I did my check-in. Today I am 299.4. My BG was 293 mg/dL, but I think that is just residual glucose from eating so many carbs yesterday ( last meal ). My BP was good at 96/79, with a HR of 64. That's normal for me. I am on meds, so if this drops... Read more

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