I can blame it on willpower. I can blame it on my weakness to commit to an eating plan or lifestyle longer than a few months. Or I can be honest with myself and pinpoint the simple reason I quit keto - carbs. I missed carbs. I quit keto because I couldn't and didn't … Continue reading Why I Quit Keto
Getting comfortable with intermittent fasting (shortened to IF) is definitely not easy. It requires a lot of discipline, particularly in the first week, when you need to restructure your eating habits and learn how to push your first meal a little later. In all honesty, it took me about a month to get over my … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting Tips
What's life without a little drama and exaggeration? What's an attempt at beginning to curb my cravings without a thorough sprinkling of overreacting? As I've laid it out in previous blog posts, I was a serial snacker. A snack attacker. A human who couldn't conceive of not eating something every three hours. It was ridiculous … Continue reading A Peek Into My Week 1 Fasting Journal
It took me a while to get my head around this one, especially since I was such an avid snacker that the concept of not eating for an extended period shocked me. Definition: Intermittent fasting is the idea of choosing not to eat for a specific period of time. It's about control. It's the voluntary abstention from … Continue reading So, What Is Intermittent Fasting?
If you know me at all, you'll know my tendency to be constantly hungry. Three meals a day with no snacking? Impossible. I'm the type (although no longer) who needs to snack every three hours to refrain from the uncontrollable monster called being HANGRY. My moods would sink so low that I was afraid I'd … Continue reading Confessions of a Carb-Addict