Paging Jan J!! and other stuff…

When good mail clerks go bad Jan. Guess what! That cook book I sent to you is somewhere in the small intestines of Augusta, Georgia. It's never a good sign when the USPS sends an envelope containing the empty envelope I sent a week before with … [Read more...]

Oh it is SO good to be back.

I was in Neah Bay, Washington, where the Makah Indians live. They are a great people, and I had a fantastic time meeting folks and learning more about their culture. We even were allowed to dance one song with them. It was a pretty good workout and … [Read more...]

The First Four Days of Induction: Love and Hate

If your low-carb plan is low enough in carbs, the first 2-4 days are going to be the worst. By the end of day 3 or 4, you're generally golden.Induction flu usually causes dizziness, headaches, nausea, cravings (fun combo), foggy-brain, and abnormally … [Read more...]

Going Kung Fu Hustle on Studies

Particularly, this study.That's right. I don't sit here and take the nitrogenous bovine waste coming down the pike and put up with misleading information, especially when the ridiculousness is so big it can't even hide under Jabba the Hut's … [Read more...]

A Non Low-Carbers Asks…

"Why do you follow a low-carb regimen?"My Father was an Atkineer back in the early 80's when he broke his back and still managed to lose 80 pounds in 6 months. I began down a road of low-carb eating then at the age of 14. Without trying, I actually … [Read more...]

Is Your Low-Carb Honeymoon Over?

Starting out is tough enough.Starting over is harder still. Continuing? Sometimes harder than both starting or rededicating.The honeymoon and excitement of discovering something new is over. The initial elation of the first few pounds that came off … [Read more...]

Monday! Woohoo!

I'm down 5 pounds. Sorry. Couldn't wait to tell you that news. I started exercising again and am feeling better. I have a lot of anxiety right now, so walking at night while watching tv keeps me more sane. I am going to take a few days and try to … [Read more...]

Friday! O Friday O Yeah Yeah Yeah!

Boom boom chicka boom boomchicka wacka chicka wacka boom boomDid you actually try to read that or visualize that in any way with rhythm? If so, you're a mess and I adore you. I do. You know it's difficult to make bad porn background tracks come so … [Read more...]

Monday Report! Down 79 mid-week, but up…

I was down 79 pounds as of last week, when water weight gain started creeping up like white gas on a lantern wick. I'm claiming the lower loss for this week since it's Monday and will wait for the extra weight to fall off again. If I start messing … [Read more...]

No More Aspartame for me!

Have you ever wondered about aspartame? The stuff of Nutri-Sweet, myths and legends online and in frenzied emails, thrust at you with the fervor of someone who is sure the world is ending with the sample packets of Phenalalynine raining from the … [Read more...]

Monday Post Ho-in'

Well, there are some days I just have a lot to say and feel spunky enough to get it all out there for you (I think it's also the lack of brain fog I feel I am dealing with when I drink loads of aspartame).I am finally nearing the end of home … [Read more...]

It's not you…it's me…

I did Thompson's Plan for a few days and then, as people were wondering about the plan and I started doling out my thoughts on his plan, several things started to hit me:1. With as much as I tweaked his plan to make the plan a weigh t loss success … [Read more...]

Thursday– Glycemic Load, Starches, and why you bogart the cheese doodles

As you read t'other day, I am making a move back to Dr. Thompson's Low Glycemic Load Plan after almost 5 months following Atkins 2002.I think you're going to see that this is much like Atkins (Thompson pays multiple homages to the good doctor … [Read more...]

Stop this Crazy Merry-Go-Round or Hold my Hair Back

because I'm going to hurk! It's been about a week and OhMyGoobergrapes! I have some stuff to tell you about. It's nothing huge, like the splitting of the atom or anything (and, no. I didn't shave. Let's not get all extreme on me, people). 1. … [Read more...]

The King, bean cookies and stayin' alive (ah ah ah ah)

Mind the King or You Could be in Royal Trouble You know you live a pretty sweet existence when the worst thing that happened to you today is that you went to Burger King for a Diet Coke and ended up with a regular Coke instead. It galls me because I … [Read more...]