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Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert

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In September of 2003, I was working with a very good friend who just happened to be the owner of the company I then worked for, and I had noticed that he had lost some weight - he kept pulling up the pants of his pinstripe suit like a hobo. I asked him about it and he seemed reluctant to say, but... Full Bio
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I Started Ketosis in Less Than Two Days With This One Weird Trick by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m sorry – I couldn’t help myself with that ‘one weird trick’ phrase that’s used as clickbait all over the Internet – but it really *was* one little thing that helped ... Read on »
The Hungry Ghost and Intermittent Fasting by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I believe the ‘hungry ghost’ comes out of the rich tapestry of Hindu mythology. Hungry ghosts are mythical beings with small mouth and big bellies that can never be sat ... Read on »
Kitchen Experiment: Homer Simpson-Style Low Carb Vegan Pumpkin Almond Suprise by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The ‘suprise’ was it was good. Our cupboards are filled with the discards of good intentions never followed up on, of exotic treats and unusual ingredients t ... Read on »
Some Progress Made – and Caffeinated Greek Yogurt by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As mentioned in a previous post I was thinking of starting slow on a new approach to what I put in my mouth as opposed to go ‘all in’ as that just wasn’t working out. I ... Read on »
The Physical by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “I don’t have time for this. I have other patients to see.” Said my doctor, clearly indicating that I had used up all my allocated time for my yearly physical – or had ... Read on »
REPOST: Low Carb Crockpot Beef and Daikon Radish by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Daikon Radish, for those of you unfamiliar with this vegetable 04/16/15 Update – I just made this again except simpler: just the meat, fire-roasted tomatoes, ... Read on »
Who Is This Guy? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating After a newfound commitment to begin again , and off to a great start in week one , things slowly drifted back to the habits that helped get me fat again and the ... Read on »
Can You Be Allergic to Red Meat? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There’s an old saying in journalism: if a headline is stated as a question, the answer is ‘no’. This might be an exception. I stumbled across this article in th ... Read on »
Week 1 Back on Low Carb: Not Exactly, But Sort Of by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here’s a day-by-day summary of my first week back: Monday, March 23, 2015 – 257.8 That moment in a soon-to-be-dieter occurs: shuffle to the scale, get on, look ... Read on »
Seasons52 Restaurant Review by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating We decided to go to a new restaurant, Seasons52 . It’s a new concept to me: a place where the menu proudly states that no entrée is more than 475 calories. There are no ... Read on »
Kitchen Experiment: Low Carb Pork Belly Chili by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It didn’t start out as ‘pork belly chili’. In fact, I had no idea what I was making. There was a nearly 2 pound chunk of pork belly aging in the freezer and I needed to ... Read on »
What Does Gaining 50 Pounds Feel Like? by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It might be worthwhile at this point to spend some time detailing how it feels to gain 50 pounds. It can be summarized as ‘it sucks!’ but beneath that lies a litany of ... Read on »
It Doesn’t Get any Worse Than This by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating As I write this, watching the circle of pointlessness spin on my work computer to remind me that it is too busy to allow me to work, I thought I would take a few ... Read on »
The Chef and I by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Let me describe the enemy in detail. First, this is the enemy of my attempts (and repeated failures) to stick to a diet. The particular enemy I am about to profile is j ... Read on »
Revenge of the Red Snapper by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating He was a handsome red snapper, eyes bright, that committed the crime. He had a somewhat startled look on his face, as if to say: “What the hell happened?!?” He had reas ... Read on »
My Crappy Diet So Far 11-11-2014 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Another missive from the trenches. Where was I? Oh, yeah – November 8th – a Saturday. I spent a good part of the day cleaning up the house, and part of that was th ... Read on »
A Tip For Getting Through the Upcoming Holidays Low Carb by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Holidays are always rough. Jeez – even getting my diet *started* has been rough! I’ve concluded that portion-control of high-carb stuff might work for some people – but ... Read on »
My Crappy Diet So Far 11-08-2014 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Another missive from the trenches. Where was I? Oh yeah – Friday, Day 5. Still grumpy and wrote a screed on how much BS a positive attitude is for weight loss. ... Read on »
My Crappy Diet So Far 11-07-2014 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here’s another missive from the trenches. Where was I? I was on day 3, where I had KFC chicken thighs for lunch. For dinner that night I made the kids pasta. I ... Read on »
My Crappy Diet So Far 11-05-2014 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Everyone loves a cheery blogger – one chomping at the bit to seize the day and make it theirs – with a big grin and a spring in their step to boot. I ain’t that. ... Read on »