Brad, knowing how much I hate to lose, in an attempt to console me adds,"I guess your age is catching up to you finally."What the hell???Brad meant well when he said this, but to me ... it was like sticking a hot stake into my eye!

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We are all experiments! Which reminds me of this quote by Eric Savage of MythBusters."Remember kids, the only difference between screwing around and science... is writing it down." At least in the eyes of Eric Savage, through the years I've done a lot of science. I guess that makes me a ... scientist ... :)

Science, Personal Experiment: Intense X

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Achieving this goal … pretty much sums up who I am. I am certainly not the strongest guy around, far from it. But when I set a goal… I do not QUIT!... practically everyone who is reading this post could achieve EVERYTHING that I have achieved.You simply need to do what I did... start.

1058 Push Ups… big deal? Uh… yeah. :)

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A common complaint from diabetics (those that monitor their blood sugars) is the problem of intense exercise and blood sugar spiking. For those that are insulin dependent and who attempt to monitor and maintain normal blood sugars, this is particularly troublesome. If you don’t know what Resistant Starch is… please […]

OMG!!! Intense Exercise: Another Resistant Starch TEST!

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The picture to the right is a ‘before’ picture.  This is how my feet looked after day 1 of the challenge. :) I should have written this post months ago…  last fall I ran, “100 Barefoot Miles in 30 Days’ !!!  … completely and totally barefoot. No vibrams, no minimalist […]

100 Barefoot Miles 30 Day Diabetes Challenge

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2013 is shaping up to be a TERRIFIC YEAR!    … and yes I am so STOKED!!! This post will discuss a new PERSONAL FITNESS record, public appearances and at the end a combination of recent blood sugar postings.   Appearances I just finished speaking at the Liberty Forum last week, […]

Primal Update …. I am so STOKED!!!!

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First thing I should note…“Your mileage may vary!”   Please remember, I am on a very low carb, low inflammatory meal plan…  Your experience may be different from mine… besides, if you learn one thing from me… it should be to question everything and everyone!!! ….. yes, even me. :) […]

Exercise and Diabetes …with my new toy… :)

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Occasionally I write posts to help illustrate just what living according to the “The Primal Blueprint” has done for me. In the first section of this post I will provide my workouts and in the second section I’ll discuss foods. These are the foods and exercises from Christmas Eve to […]

My Primal Christmas 2011

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This post will address a question from Karen Gale regarding her blood sugar elevating. Lessons Learned? I am essentially placing the summary at the beginning of the post… so you will be able to think about this as the post progresses.   I truly believe that it is CRITICAL for […]

Blood Sugars Elevated? What to do…

I’ve been up to quite a bit of “primal fun” over the last couple of weeks … and I wanted to share it with you. I do some pretty crazy stuff at times… Why do I do it? 1) To test conventional wisdom. So much that we have been taught […]

Primal Phun …as a diabetic

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I had to drive my son back to Wilmington, NC and yesterday was my first full day. I wanted to give you an idea of my ‘day’ so you would see that at 50 years old, as a former diabetic and formerly obese  person… I am TRULY THRIVING!!! … not […]

Thriving in Wilmington, NC