Musings

Hunger: Why am I hungry all the time and how to make it stop

Hunger is related to your hormones.. and those hormones are not necessarily related to your body’s caloric needs.   Hunger vs. calories needed For years I believed that hunger was my body’s signal that it needed more calories.  So I ate the calories reasoning “I’m hungry therefore I must need the calories”.  Now this wasn’t always the case.. I mean I…

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Main Dish, Recipe

Lemon Spiced Shrimp

  Print Lemon Spiced Shrimp Prep Time 2 mins Cook Time 10 mins Total Time 12 mins   A quick an easy low calorie shrimp dish.  This one is big on taste and low on effort. Course: Main Course Servings: 1 person Calories: 80 kcal Ingredients 1/4 lb cocktail shrimp zest from one lemon sprinkle cayenne pepper sprinkle cinnamon salt…

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Keto Diet Crib Notes
Musings

Keto Diet Crib Notes

A simple quick start guide for following a ketogenic Diet (AKA Keto Diet). This is the bare minimum you need to get started. This is all anecdotal, my opinion and based on what has worked for me. I’m a software engineer, not a nutritionist. You’re free to disagree with me and it’s highly possible that what works for me may…

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The Journey

Keto Month 9

November, Month 9 on Keto (low carb, high fat) Down 55.3 lbs (lost 2.4 lbs this month). Finally I’ve started reversing the tide… just in time for the holidays 😀 Regardless I will keep trucking along. This month I had three-ish incidents of “cheating”. 1. On 11/10 I attended the PPF-Burgundy feast. I willfully and with conscious decision disregarded my…

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