BB2019 – Week 8 – Friday – Steam

Well, we did it. We made it to the weekend of week 8. For those who joined me, big thank you. For those who find this after the fact, also thank you. On Sunday I’ll put up some going forward ideas. I too got overwhelmed these past two weeks so there will be some backfilling …

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BB2019 – Week 8 – Wed – Blood

Things to know about booze, there is no storage compartment in your body for booze. No, not even your “stored potential” (aka fat cells) can store booze. When you consume it, you must use it as a fuel before anything else happens. So how does this impact our blood glucose? If you have potential challenges …

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BB2019 – Week 7 – Fri – Champers

Happy Friday! What if I told you that Champagne is a Super Food? Too good to be true . . . well, depends on how you define Super Food doesn’t it? I think it’s super and so does this guy: Champagne as Super Food. Please do not take this too seriously, but also, pop a …

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BB2019 – Week 7 – Thu – When Sick

For historical accuracy (#transparency) this was after the end of the BB2019 experiment but I needed to backfill a few posts and it seems super relevant. I have spent the past 36 hours in agony with some stomach bug. Knocked on my a-s-s. Could not walk. Which gave me two good things to consider: 1. …

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BB2019 – Week 7 – Wed – Reverse MS

Dr Terry Wahls gives a poignant talk on her journey with Multiple Sclerosis and how she has ultimately reversed it. !! This is not strictly keto, but the foods she proposes fit the idea of low carb. She makes no official declaration of percentages for macros, but makes suggestions on servings based on her research …

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BB2019 – Week 6 – Fri – Vacation Time

Getting out of town for some R&R? Excellent! Here’s how to stay keto if you choose to. Bring some salt with you – packets or a small jar. It’s not uncommon to find yourself surrounded by terrible food choices. Rather than succumb to garbage, have a glass of salty water to tide you over. Consider …

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BB2019 – Week 6 – Thu – Athletes

Blood, body and hormone changes on Keto or LCHF – what’s normal and when you should be concerned! Blood Glucose – impact positive Even among those with desirable blood glucose numbers, the switch to keto seems to get those numbers to an even better, consistently low (without being scary low) range. The rest of the …

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BB2019 – Week 6 – Wed – Boozing

Clarifications on Booze, because it’s the most frequent friction point. Kate, can I have wine on Keto? Or, “I can’t do this right now because I like (need) my wine.” (Surprisingly common refrain) To be fair, I wouldn’t be running this experiment if you couldn’t. Seriously. I know my people. Y’all drink. #BoozeHounds So … …

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BB2019 – Week 6 – Tue – When You Eat

So most of what we’ve covered so far concerns the WHAT you eat. There’s also a strong body of evidence (evolving) that indicates when you eat can play an important role in brain health. Dr Rhonda Patrick in a short clip – https://youtu.be/2zXks8iePes Time feeding windows have been all the rage for a few years …

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BB2019 – Week 6 – Monday – Keto Casual

Great Request for Keto fast food or more accessible grab and go from a Road Warrior on the journey. My favorite options personally: Chipotle – taco bowl no rice, no beans, but plenty of guac. and cheese. Any taco stand – grab your fav. 1-2 tortillas probably won’t knock you out of ketosis, but you …

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