Tag Archives: health

Counting calories

So I’ve decided it’s time to start counting calories again. I’ve been struggling with my weight all year – I think a lot of that has to do with Abilify, which does have the side effect of weight gain – … Continue reading

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Taxes and pizza

I’m up at the crack of dawn today because I am achy and don’t feel good – it’s kind of my new MO, waking up well before my alarm needing to take ibuprofen and feeling flu-ish. As soon as I’m … Continue reading

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So I had my yearly physical last week, replete with all the labs that are required of men in their 40s. This included a fasting lipid panel, hemoglobin, fasting blood sugar and a liver enzyme known as alanine aminotransferase, ALT … Continue reading

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There and back again. Also revamping

Today we got up at 4AM to drive to Mayo Clinic for the next in what is a series of appointments for Heidi as we attempt to have her not end up with a disease named after her. I took … Continue reading

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Dumping dairy

So you may recall that last fall, I was given some pretty bad news when it came to my cholesterol.  Back in October when this information was handed down, my doctor recommended 6 months of “lifestyle modifications” and if they … Continue reading

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Sugar as a toxin

Between watching Forks Over Knives a few days ago, which showed how eating a whole-food, plant based (read: vegan) diet can not only help reduce the risk of many chronic illnesses but reverse them as well, and this bit from … Continue reading

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