So, we are over three weeks in to the ketosis-attempt-but-now-low-carb diet, and we have hit a slump. It is not so enjoyable. This weekend we went up to Birmingham to visit the Christmas markets and the Lantern Festival at the Botanical Gardens. That was all lovely and we had a great time. But… finding food […]Read more "Day 23 in the low-carb house"
So we have decided not to try to achieve ketosis (it is really very hard and probably unsustainable for us), but to adopt a very low carb diet instead. That means no pasta, rice, bread, potatoes and trying to avoid tomatoes, beans, corn etc. just as you would if you were going for ketosis. But […]Read more "Ventures out of Ketosis (and attempts at low-carb baking)"
Good things that are giving good feelings today: The sunlight was beautiful this morning and the views from the train were stunning This was travelling down Farringdon Road as I stood on Holborn Viaduct talking to my Dad on the phone: My lunch of a Tossed salad was bloody gorgeous! I swapped in some spinach, […]Read more "That Friday Feeling"
Post-Stort30, Adam wanted to give ketosis* a try as a new way of eating, and teaching his body to burn fat and not carbs so he can improve his running endurance. The plan was to start a week after Stort (having a full week of recovery), so that is what he did. Me too. We […]Read more "Ventures into Ketosis"
Although we moved to our new house/location nearly two years ago, we were still yet to sign up to a doctor’s surgery. Both of us had been ordering our repeat prescriptions through our old surgeries and luckily we haven’t needed to actually visit a GP in that time. So it hasn’t been an issue. But […]Read more "Unpaid Leave Day 4: nurse, B&Q, cellar"