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Dietitian, nutritionist and diabetes educator groups are on the front line of this battle. As more people realize the dietary guidance from them is a sham ... the less people will pay for their services.

The Battle Rages On with Jennifer Elliott


Low carb gurus are running around proclaiming the end of the high carb diet for diabetics. I will join the party and celebration with balloons and party favors when diabetics are no longer fed a high carb, grain based, glutenous meal plan.

High Carb Era Dead? Because Joslin says so…




Brace Yourselves! Diabetes awareness month... is coming. November is like Christmas for the ADA and it's cronies. It is the month when the American Diabetes Association holds it's hand out, 'palm up' for an entire month... begging for donations to raise ... 'diabetes awareness'.

Brace Yourselves – Diabetes Awareness Month is coming



To many, following a low carb primal meal plan is very limiting (at least initially) ... Therefore being creative in the kitchen and having a willingness to explore other foods and other food preparation techniques is important.

Creativity in the Kitchen: Egg Hats







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My first post since May … my apologies for the long delay. Much has happened since May.  I won’t go into the investigation and my lawsuit against the state of NC in this post … I’ll try to write an update on that topic soon. What this post IS about […]

Update 8/2/2012


There is a nagging question that needs to be answered…. and I am going to take care of this once and for all. First… some background I am not going to bore you with my story (click here for the short version, click here for the long version). In short, […]

Nagging Question … a new challenge



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The eggnog recipe is ... Low carb, high fat, moderate protein and diabetes friendly! :)

Paleo Eggnog


The topic of today’s post is an important one … especially for those seeking a deeper understanding of why “low carb paleo” works.    Bear with me, as the post progresses, there will be studies and more links to help explain things. The cover of Time magazine has it right […]

Your DNA is NOT Your Destiny (Epigenetics)



  This post originated from an online discussion I engaged in recently, I urge YOU to read this and think about ‘who’s side are you on?” My only reason for participating  in nutritional debates or  ‘online discussions’? I’m hoping a few lurkers may be persuaded to at least check out […]

Whose Side are YOU on?


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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In the previous post I showed an updated picture and shared workout videos, click here if you missed that post. I am a type 2 diabetic, with normal blood sugar who is drug and insulin free. :) This post is primarily a pictorial of the rest of my day, highlighting […]

My Primal Update, Part II


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IF you are are a diabetic who only receives your information from Medical Industry professionals (doctors, nutritionists and diabetes educators),  you need to read this post… diabetic or not. things your doctor never told you     Low Carb diets may reverse Kidney failure in people with diabetes. … know what […]

Things Your Doctor Won’t Tell You



On June 9th, 2011 I turned 50, yes I had a low carb, paleo, diabetic birthday dinner!!  Here is a post regarding my fitness activities on my birthday, “New Set Record on My 50th birthday“. You can celebrate & enjoy birthday parties as a diabetic. Once you adapt to low […]

Low Carb Paleo, Diabetic Birthday Dinner


As a newly diagnosed diabetic in 2009, below is a pictorial path I took to a low carb, low inflammation, paleo lifestyle... avoiding the diabetic minefield.

Diabetic Minefield



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In my previous post I mentioned my unmet goals… click here for that post, “Primal Failures” … granted they are not significant in relation to my overall health and ‘thrivability‘ … however, a GOAL made is a goal that must be PLAYED! 21 Day Goals 1) Six Pack Abs 2) […]

Plan of Attack & Before Pics


1. This dish is SO EASY … if you add enough fat… real BUTTER, Animal Fats, Palm Oil or Coconut Oil. 2) The dish is easy but it’s not a slam dunk (it’s not automatic).  If you do not add enough fat … the eggs will likely stick. Good NEWS! […]

Beef & Spinach Burrito … uh huh!