The inches are slowly coming off. At the moment, I have breath which could kill a horse or anyone in the vicinity. I have opted for gum as a “corrector” . I’ve heard it is normal and is a sign your body is burning fat. Let’s cross our fingers and toes. But despite this, my clothes are looser. Me likey. I’m busy getting my … Continue reading Week 3 and into week 4
It’s been a fun week. I am staying away from the scales. What I have realized is that I’m not hungry all the time. I’ve settled into a routine. I make breakfast of eggs, bacon and mushrooms or a variation every morning. Where I would eat 2 eggs, one egg is enough. My portions aren’t as big and there isn’t any sluggishness during the day. … Continue reading End of week 2
I can’t believe we’ve only been doing this for a week. For some reason, I added a week. I have no idea how… I just randomly lose track of time and will either add or subtract days, weeks, etc. At the beginning of our journey, I took my measurements and wrote them down in a book. I’m not telling you what the measurements are….its … Continue reading End of week 1 of Banting
I’m going to let you in on a little secret of mine….Hand sanitizer doesn’t always work in your favor….. We’ve been hit by a spat of sickness in the house. It hasn’t affected many but it has seemed to have targeted my daughter and I. My 3rd son did have sinusitis/flu the last week of school and my 2nd son also suffers from hay fever but … Continue reading A little secret…
It’s been just over a week of Banting. I apparently had to let Peter know that we were officially Banting. Hmm maybe, I should have told him but I figured if I was cooking that way the whole week before we “officially” started, he’d figure where we were headed food wise. Guess not… With Banting, there are 3 food lists: Green, Orange and Red. Green … Continue reading A week in….
Banting or the LCHF lifestyle took South Africa by storm several years ago. Professor Tim Noakes co-wrote a book, “The Real Meal Revolution”. It’s been met with both applause and disdain. It’s challenged the status quo for nutritionists, dieticians, and the like. Despite the hoohaw, there have been amazing testimonials and results from those who have adopted this as a lifestyle and not as a … Continue reading To “Bant” or not to “Bant”