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Cold Brew the Easy Way

Once upon a time – aka the fall of 2015 – I began to make my own cold brew iced coffee. I love iced coffee, and I’d found a recipe from Pioneer Woman that talked about how to make your … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Resting Metabolic Rate

I mentioned on Sunday that my Lumen arrived, and that when I originally bought it, it was supposed to tell me my daily resting/basil metabolic rate through breath analysis. There are lab-level machines that can do this in doctor’s offices … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Ozempic

**Let me preface the following post by saying that 1) I do not have diabetes, pre-diabetes, or high blood sugar; and 2) I have PCOS, which is a hormonal imbalance that usually includes insulin resistance regardless of blood sugar levels … Continue reading

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WW: The F*ck It Diet, by Caroline Dooner (audio)

Subtitled: Eating Should Be Easy First, let me say that this is not a diet book despite the title. This is a book about the way diets affect metabolism and body set point ranges and mental health, coupled with reasons … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Carb Diaries, Part 2

Back in early March, I bit the bullet and increased my daily carb intake from around 35% to over 50%. It was the first time I’d eaten that many carbs on a regular basis in about seven years, since a … Continue reading

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211 Days

November 5th to June 4th – seven months – 211 days. November 5th was my last binge. I made it to 100 days on February 13th, and it was the longest I’d gone without a binge since I began binge-eating … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Do Calories Mean Something Now?

A month ago, I increased the percentage of carbohydrates in my diet, and the results have been fantastic. And as I mentioned, I gained some glycogen weight because my body could finally replenish its stores. I also gained a pound … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Carb Diaries, part 1

A month ago, I discussed the changes I made to my diet in 2012 that led to eating yogurt for breakfast daily instead of cereal. This was part of an ongoing effort toward eating more whole/real foods, less processed food. … Continue reading

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Wellness Wednesday – Yogurt and Histamine

Now this is interesting. I had an ah-ha moment last week on a night when I had a major acute hive reaction (the worse I’ve had since mid-January, with eight-inch long hives, oy…). I’m pretty sure this reaction is due … Continue reading

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The Eating Instinct, by Virginia Sole-Smith

Subtitled: Food Culture, Body Image, and Guilt in America When the author’s first child stopped eating as an infant, she had to relearn everything she knew about food and hunger. In researching this, she moved into researching food culture in … Continue reading

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