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Month: June 2017

Keto Iced Coffee

I love coffee. I love the way it smells, tastes, how hot it is, the sounds as it’s brewing, and everything else that comes with it. I used to drink my 8 oz. cup of coffee with 3 tablespoons each of sugar and creamer. When I went on the keto diet I was pretty upset that I’d have to give up such an amazing staple in my diet that I searched far and wide for a recipe that I could love again. I’ve never cared much for iced coffee. Since I’ve loved hot coffee so much for so long, I never had a desire to drink it cold…until now. I’m about to give you the links to every product that I use to now cold brew my coffee, and enjoy my mornings again. Takeya Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker ($18.99) Stone Street Coffee Cold Brew Reserve Colombian Single Origin ($14.99)…

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My journey in weight loss and keto

The Atkins diet was created in 1972 by Robert C. Atkins. For over 45 years, this diet has kicked so much weight off of so many people, that it’s a no-brained why it’s still in existence to this day. I’ve tried many diets; I’ve tried counting all of the numbers on the backs of the label, from calories to fat content, and nothing I’ve counted has come close to counting carbs. I started my low carb journey on March 2nd of 2017 (just a few short months ago). My weight at the beginning of this journey was 373 pounds. To say I’m overweight is an understatement. I went to a bariatric surgeon to begin setting up for the¬†biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (often referred to as simply the BPD/DS procedure). While waiting I figured it would be a good idea to start getting my eating habits under control and start…

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