Working Through Plateaus

I’ve hit a bit of a plateau. It isn’t completely remarkable yet and it is completely attributable. Namely, I stopped losing that 1 pound a week as PMS started. I fully expect that once Aunt Flow has had her way with me that I’ll be back on track with...

My Genetics G-E-N-E-T-I-C-S

My dad asked me to take an Ancestry DNA test a few years ago as he started building out of family tree. Once the results came in (yes, he IS the father, but that’s irrelevant here lol) I downloaded the raw DNA file and uploaded it into Prometheus. This is an...

Let’s Talk About Fasting Labs

I went in for my annual physical last week and the results of my fasting blood labs came back this morning. Nothing truly surprising here, but I did want to walk through them because they give a good picture of my current health and where I need to improve. Z...

Seeing Results

For the first time in my adult life this “lifestyle change” is easy. Hubs asked what makes it so much different this time? First, I think I am truly motivated on a core level. Second, I honestly think I found the right combination of supplements that kill...

Little Steps Mean Progress

My vitals look good. I’m down a pound (8 pounds since my “rock bottom”) since my last weigh in. I’ve been actively tracking all sorts of health metrics to make sure I’m making good choices for my body. Blood Pressure: Looking Better Ever...

The Sand Dune Beckons

I took a day “off.” I took a day to just allow whatever the fam was eating.  It didn’t go well. Father’s Day means bacon and Krispy Kreme and pizza. And by the next day I’d put on 4 pounds. 4 pounds that haven’t wanted to shake off...