Category Archives: Paleo

Great doctor visit with endocrinologist – yay Paleo!

Had a great checkup with the endocrinologist today.  She was super dubious about my diet last year, but now she says “Keep doing it!”  My A1c is 6.1 and she’s convinced it will be even lower next time.  My cholesterol … Continue reading

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Numb Feet: ┬áMy N=1 Solution

My health has greatly improved over the past year with a switch to a more whole-food approach to eating.   Some great improvements include: My teeth are no longer transparent and breaking off No illness in 13 months Better sleep/no … Continue reading

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Food Allergies Improving On Gluten-Free Diet

Wow – my food allergies are REALLY starting to improve after committing to 100% gluten free. I have been about 95% gluten free the past year but that last bit really is helping. My food allergies are really improving now. … Continue reading

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Why I Chose To Go 100% Gluten-Free

I do plan to get DNA tested for Celiac Disease, but I plan to stay gluten free regardless of the diagnosis. A few people have asked me why. Below are reactions I attribute to gluten. The “immediate” symptoms start 10-15 … Continue reading

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Wow! No Holiday Weight Gain This Year…

My scale battery had to be replaced, and I apprehensively put in new batteries this morning – wow! Good news – I did not even gain one pound over the holidays! I have been eating quite a bit more starch … Continue reading

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My 1st Gluten-Free Christmas!

I started eating low-carb early last year (March?) so this was my first gluten-free Christmas! Since I am spending the holidays with family, I decided to focus on gluten free rather than low-carb or Paleo. I think I may actually … Continue reading

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Growing Into Paleo

Every day is getting easier. I’m starting to have some regular go-to recipes that I can make from memory now. I’m making larger servings that I can save or freeze. I’m trying new foods like bison and rutabaga (both yummy!). … Continue reading

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