Keto Diet: Week 9

Things are not always sunshine and roses in the keto-sphere.  Sometimes, it’s good to take a step back and rethink your motivations for the sake of sanity. For Alex, this means letting go of compulsive weigh-ins and the frustration that comes with it.  For Chelsea, it means looking back and remembering why she abandoned the…

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Keto Diet: Week 8

Today we’re celebrating the non-scale victories. Those moments you stop and think, wow, go me!  Non-scale victories can be small things like fitting into your jeans better. They can be big things, like beating a personal best at the gym.  Non-scale victories can also be very profound and improve the way you experience life. This…

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Keto Diet: Week 7

Sometimes things happen that are beyond our control, and we find ourselves hurtling into a world of guilt and regret.  Could I have avoided it? Did I handle it the right way? Should I even carry on following the ketogenic diet at all? These are some of the questions Alex and Chelsea were faced with…

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Keto Diet: Week 6

Hitting a plateau in ketosis can be demotivating and confusing, not to mention excruciatingly frustrating!  In week 6 of our keto mission to cut the fat and boost our health, we’ve both seen our rate of weight-loss slow down. Instead of letting it get us down, we got to work!  With a bit of patience…

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Keto Week 5

Pounds are being shed, and clothes are fitting looser! This week, we’ll be examining the psychology of bouncing back from a cheat-day with Alex, as he recovers from last week’s “adventurous” dietary choices. He’ll also give us some insight into the hugely popular Bulletproof Coffee craze!  Chelsea’s week was dedicated to cooking for the non-keto…

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Keto Week 4

It’s fabulous to be at the cusp of our second month on keto!  It’s such a feeling of achievement just to know we have stuck to our goals for this long, even if in context of the 28-week challenge, it’s been a short time. Both Alex and I have had food-related obstacles that tripped us…

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Keto Week 3

Another epic week and looking at the pictures from day 1 and from today side by side, it’s starting to get pretty noticeable that things are changing, or should I say, shrinking. This week, Alex and I grappled with getting to know our bodies better, on a psychological and a physical level.  We’ll hear from…

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Keto Week 2

It’s been a challenging first week, but we are can finally say with pride that we’ve conquered the dreaded keto flu! We’ve already discovered so many new things about ourselves, our bodies and the science of keto in the short time we’ve been doing this. It’s so exciting for us to be able to share…

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Keto Week 1

Hello and welcome, weight watchers and wellness warriors of the Internet, to the first week of our adventure into the mysterious and miraculous world of ketosis.  Over the coming months, we’ll become increasingly keto-crazy, cutting out the carbs and cranking up the fat. Follow our weight-loss journey, check out our weekly progress, and find out…

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