Knowing Your A1C

Do you know what A1C is and why it matters to you? No, A1C is not some type of algebraic problem that you might have grazed over in junior high school. A1C, HbA1C test determines your average blood sugar (glucose) over the last two to three months. The glucose is the type of sugar in…

Bariatric Surgery Isn’t Easy!

Have you ever considered bariatric surgery for weight loss? Just my opinion, but some people have some strange ideas about weight loss, most of which can border upon the absurd, if not full immersed in it. What we often encounter from people who reach out to us for advice is that they are almost always…

Ocean’s Halo Wasabi Sea Weed Snack Review

Just because I like or dislike a food item, it doesn’t mean that you will not like them. Apparently, since this snack is on the market, there are some people who do like it. I was hoping for more of a wasabi flavor instead of what I could imagine a dead, dried out carp laying…

Melinda’s Ghost Pepper Sauce Review

Brenda Sue and myself always encourage people to be brave and learn to experiment in the kitchen with different tastes, spices, and sauces. I found this ghost pepper sauce the other day while out shopping and just had to give it a try. Once you get past the heat, this pepper sauce is quite delicious….

Beware Those Toxic Artificial Sweeteners

A couple of days ago I read a news story that popped up on my news feed about the evils of artificial sweeteners. Seriously, I felt as if I had lost a few IQ points before I had even finished as the article was so poorly written. The author blathered on and on about how…

Legendary Tasty Pastry and Lean Body Protein Shake Review.

  One of our regular followers, Chris Linder recently told me about the Legendary Tasty Pastry snacks. He highly recommended that I give them a try, and I have to that I’m glad that I did. They are an excellent sugar free snack with a good amount of protein, that actually taste good. The Lean…

Morbidly Obese and Malnourished.

Today, as I was sitting in a medical clinic waiting room, I overheard a loud conversation between a morbidly obese couple. It is not that I wanted to hear them, I think “they” wanted everyone to hear them.  During the course of their annoying chatter, one said to the other something about starving kids around…

Pleasure Vs Happiness

Have you ever taken a moment and considered the difference between pleasure and happiness? You may have never considered the question before, but with losing weight and then keeping it off, knowing the difference is really quite imperative. You see, pleasure is how we feel in a moment, whereas happiness is a more complete state…