Bone Broth Fast Diary

Last week, I ordered jars of grass fed beef bone broth from DowntoEarth, a family farm in Bukidnon that “grows biodynamic vegetables, and raises and sources local grass-fed cattle, heritage free-range pork, lamb and native poultry.” The broth I got was simmered for 24 hours and was delivered to me two days after I placed…

Keto and Intermittent Fasting Update

The longest I’ve managed to stick to the ketogenic diet was about six weeks. I’ve never been able to hit any weight loss goal because, as I’ve shared in my previous post about self-esteem, I have a tendency to self-sabotage. Since starting my attempt at reconfiguring my thinking, however, sticking to keto has been a…

Ten Things I’ve Learned by Following a Ketogenic Diet

This morning, while showering, I ruminated on how nutrition is like religion. We are taught early on in school and at home about healthy eating—the food pyramid, Go, Glow, and Grow, too much fat causes heart attacks, among other things—and we believe everything because we’re young and still impressionable, so who better to believe than…

My Struggle with Weight and PCOS

Warning: This post contains mentions of disordered eating. I’ve been overweight pretty much all my life. I was a fat baby, a fat toddler, a fat teenager, and now a fat adult. It runs in the blood, as many of my cousins also have weight issues, but more than that, it’s a result of a…