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Want To Save Toilet Paper? Go Plant Based. I’m Not Even Kidding.

Toilet paper is in short supply. We all know it. Covid-19 has utterly obliterated the national supply of toilet paper. People can’t seem to get enough of it. Actually, the shortage isn’t about hoarding so much as it is about the supply chain. This article on Marker.Medium.com is a worthwhile read if you want the lowdown on …

Jack and the Magic Hat Maker - Book One: The Golden Telescope - Hardcover
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9 Cool Author Tools You’ll Want To Add To Your Cart

Author Tools Have Come A Long Way, Baby! If you’re reading this post, you probably know that I recently published my first fiction novel: THE GOLDEN TELESCOPE. The book isn’t the only book I’ve self-published. I wrote and published a self-help book back in 2009 called Lady Get A Life. It was the story about my …

Trying the Carnivore Diet
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Trying the Carnivore Diet

Will I see any benefit from adopting a carnivore diet? I decided to give it a try and find out for myself.

I was eating a whole-food, plant-based diet for several months (off and on for y-e-a-r-s!) but that wasn’t working for me. So, I decided to pull out all the stops and try this all-animal (no dairy for me) approach.

Why the dramatic shift in my diet and lifestyle? Many people would probably assume I was eating a plant-based diet for ethical reasons.

Not so.

I’m concerned about my own health, first and foremost.

And, for me, diet isn’t a religion.  More about that here.

Of course, I care about animals. Both from an ethical as well as dietary quality perspectives. But that bird out in my yard has no qualms about pecking that living worm out of my yard for his supper. Nor do any number of other species on this planet who eat other living beings in order to survive and thrive. (Don’t even get me started on how many MORE life forms are killed through agriculture than via the conventional meat industry. Do your own research on the matter.)

Bottom line, for me, is I want to achieve optimal health. And I have some stubborn weight to lose.


So, the carnivore diet

I was first introduced to the idea (like almost everyone else) by watching Joe Rogan’s Interview with Dr. Shawn Baker. And that got me thinking.

Then I learned about the success Jordan Peterson and his daughter, Mikhaila, were having following a carnivore diet, again, watching Joe Rogan’s interviews with them. (I hadn’t realized the impact Joe Rogan has had on my personal life until this very moment, lol!) and I thought about it some more. But I still wasn’t convinced to try it myself.

Then one of my best girlfriends decided to try the carnivore diet…

And she became an evangelist.

She was constantly telling me why she was so passionate about this lifestyle and why she believes it is the holy grail of diets for the human species.

And I still wasn’t convinced.

In fact, I flat out resisted.

But over time, as my body continued to struggle to lose weight, and I started having little health concerns pop up (insomnia, skin problems, concerns about possible high blood pressure and insulin resistance), I decided to give the carnivore diet a shot.

Hell, I’d water-fasted for 7 days straight. This couldn’t be nearly that extreme.

And I share my experience in the video above.

I’d love to hear about your experience if you’ve also given the animals-only diet a try. Please leave your comments below.

Enjoy!

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Freeze Sleeve For Sports Recovery, Joint Pain, and More

FREEZE SLEEVE is a unique product I just learned about last month. As a grandparent with grand kids in gymnastics, martial arts and other sports, as well as someone who has suffered with joint pain, off and on, over the years, this product really caught my attention! Mike and Robbin, the owners and designers of …

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Kettle and Fire Bone Broth and Soup Review

Keto Bone Broth from Kettle & Fire. Delicious, Nutritious, Organic, Affordable. Bone broth is something my daughter, Rachel, has never tried before. So, I asked her to  join me for a review of 6 flavors of Kettle & Fire’s quality broths and soups. Flavors we sampled include: Beef – Marrow bones from pasture-raised, 100% grass-fed …

Update - Jack and the Magic Hat Maker - Sept. 5, 2019
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UPDATE – My YA Fantasy Fiction Novel Series

Update and significant changes to the way the story starts and some core character changes for Book One: The Golden Telescope in my Young Adult Fantasy Fiction series: Jack and the Magic Hat Maker. Beta-Readers – Visit THIS PAGE for a link to where you can sign up to receive new chapters as they come …