Nobody is perfect. In fact, if my propensity for drugs and crime were even slightly as powerful as my love for sugar I would be in the state penn right now. Without question. “We elves try to stick to the four main food groups: candy, candy canes, candy corns and syrup.” Case in point: we […]
Breakfast is one of the most difficult meals for me. Most breakfast options are full of carbohydrates and lack a lot of nutrients and breakfast is when i experience the most insulin resistance. This breakfast frittata is FULL of great nutrients and it will fill you up for hours. I usually make one on Sunday, […]
Today was incredibly discouraging. I met with the NP at my endocrinologist office and at 17 1/2 weeks pregnant, she was very positive about my control and the work I’ve put in to being healthy during the pregnancy. She said the low carb diet has clearly helped me gain great control. I left the office […]
I love eating healthy and feeling great, but cooking every night can become a chore. It takes a lot of work to meal plan, prep and cook every night. When I come across a meal that is easy and a hit at home, I immediately put it in the rotation. This chicken bake was so […]
17 Weeks Pregnant! It’s happening. Insulin resistance. At 17 weeks, my Lantus is creeping up along with my numbers (and my weight but that’s another story…) and I’m having to make changes daily. I think I was in denial that this would happen to me. Low carb, strict, walking fanatic me. And it feels SO […]
Simple, crunchy, delicious and low carb to boot!
13 Weeks Pregnant! The power of the walk. It’s my new addiction. Bear in mind, I still dream about chocolate and caramel and sugar comas but walks—walks love me back. I have always had the mindset that walking isn’t a work out. I grew up playing competitive sports and the idea of going on a […]