Second Weekend: Days 9 and 10

Sleep, glorious sleep Well we caught up on our sleep this past weekend (as best as you can with a six-month old) and had some good meals.  My wife is a talented cook and she is always tinkering in the kitchen and thinking outside the box when it comes to cuisine.  She offered a suggestion […]

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Day 6: Naw it can’t be…

Could it be, perhaps, some energy? But were talking relative here.  Today was not as bad as yesterday from an energy perspective.  I didn’t feel as tired or as lethargic after lunch as I did yesterday.  Still jonesing for that afternoon caffeine crutch and candy bar but an apple and water was all I had. […]

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Tuesday Bluesday 5

Today I am going to be short and sweet.  Which was not at all like my day 5 of the Whole30 program.  It was a long day and not nearly sweet enough, but that is why I am doing this.  Woke up dead tired again with no energy.  Even after eating the egg casserole and dringking […]

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Monday, Day 4…Zzzzzzzz

Its day 4 and it started off fine enough.  Had my casserole, off to work, taught class.  All was going well until the afternoon hit.  I don’t remember ever being as tired.  I had slept okay but didn’t think it would be this bad.  I guess that sugar and caffeine fix inthe afternoon was quite […]

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Sunday, Fun-day3

So yesterday on our day 2 I busted my wife.  No harm, no foul, this is tough.  Especially, giving up things that are as much as a routine as anything else.  Her coffee routine is pretty well ingrained and coffee creamer and sweetener is the toughest “change” we have both had to make.  I was […]

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Saturday, we can do this!

Oh how I love Saturdays! I love that I get to sleep in on Saturdays.  Instead of being woken up by my fitbit at 5:30 on Saturdays my daughter wakes me up by ‘singing’ at 7:30.  After many smiles from the little girl and an 8 oz bottle of formula its back to sleep for […]

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The curious case of the Sweet-Heart

I will first caveat this post with a disclaimer: The data you are about to read is purely correlational and has not met the rigors of the scientific method or supported by the benefit of peer reviewed articles (I just haven’t done a Google Scholar search).  It is purely observational and causation while inferred is […]

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