The second week of April, as a family, we changed our eating habits. After a long, cold, depressing winter, we had all gained weight. I’m not so sure if this was due to eating too much, or our lack of activity, but I knew one thing for sure, we had to do something about it.
After being inspired by a single Dad who put his Angelman Syndrome daughter on a modified Ketogenic diet, I felt we could incorporate something similar. For the most part, we’ve cut out bread, pasta, potatoes, rice and sugar. The first reaction many have is “oh, how drastic!”, but the reality is, this could not have been easier.
This change was just a matter of thinking and cooking differently. We have had the occasional sandwich (with bread), but mostly we’ve 86’d the big offenders. Because we were all sporting tires around our bellies, because we were all feeling sluggish, we knew we had to do something. Besides, this visceral fat is a big health concern. [Read more…] about Sometimes, when you lose, you win.