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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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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 »
Zucchini Pasta in Creamy Italian Sauce – and Gizmo Review by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Gizmo with bit of zucchini left over. Bloody finger not shown. I bought this thigamijig a few weeks ago while picking up pasta for the kids. I don’t remember wh ... Read on »
The Un-Diet and the Full-Immersion Fat Bast by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating On October 8th I wrote an introduction to what I felt would be a reset of my diet. On that day I was 234 pounds. The odd thing is that this weight gain has been acc ... Read on »
Cancer, Warburg, Seyfried, and EXTREME Low Carb Diets by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve made mention of a peculiar use for low carb diets other than for weight loss. You might have heard that low carb is successfully used in children for epilepsy (che ... Read on »
An Introduction – Day 1 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Joseph Merrick ‘aka’ The Elephant Man Let’s start slow here, OK? Once upon a time a guy went on a low carb diet and lost 80 pounds, bringing his decidedly p ... Read on »
Choosing the Right Mobility Scooter is HARD by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I can’t believe just how hard it is to pick a good mobility scooter. Do I get 3-wheel or 4-wheel? Folding or non-folding? Do I assume that I will make it to 400 pou ... Read on »
Recipe: 5-Minute Pork Belly with Egg by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating While I am still trying to navigate what my new approach to low carb will look like (see previous post), my diet still centers around the notion of very high fat and fe ... Read on »
My Next Approach to Low Carb by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Perhaps taking a vacation from blogging – and low carb – after a decade of thinking about the diet *every damn day* was a good thing. As mentioned previously, I gai ... Read on »
My Not-So-Low-Carb Diet by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “People yakety-yak a streak and waste their time of day But Mr. Ed will never speak Unless he has something to say” Theme song from the TV Show ‘Mr. Ed’. ... Read on »
Until Next Time… by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating “In the absence of clearly-defined goals, we become strangely loyal to performing daily trivia until ultimately we become enslaved by it.” – Robert Heinlein, Amer ... Read on »
Recipe: Tuna and Salmon Salad by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love tuna salad made with Wild Planet Tuna. It’s about the highest-quality canned tuna I can find. I also bought their canned salmon but am a bit challenged as to wha ... Read on »
The April Fool Day 8: 225.0 by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The April Fool Day 8: 225.0 Down almost 5 pounds from one day of restraint. Blood glucose 101 without medication (I always forget that pill). Black coffee in the AM ... Read on »
The April Fool: Day 7 Continued by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I got up late – most likely due to the fact that I woke up choking in the middle of the night. Ugh. I also felt like merde. My breakfast of black coffee didn’t seem to ... Read on »
The April Fool Day 7: Low Carb…or Else by Low Carb Confidential !. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Monday, April 7, 2014 – 229.4 A comment by a long-time reader misinterpreting my existential despair post from the other day made the following comment: If y ... Read on »