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Your Keto Journey – Intermediate goals

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We need to stay encouraged when we are on our Keto Journey. One way we do that is by setting goals. But sometimes our goal is too large to deal with all at once.  That is when we need to set intermediate goals. Learn more as guest blogger Dan Heiland is back again in this week’s "Your Keto Journey"©post. 

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Your Keto Journey - Staying on the Journey

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In this week’s post, guest blogger Dan Heiland of the Budgeting Essentials and Debt Relief Journey blogs talks about the ups and downs of his Keto journey.  His story shows that a Keto eating plan really works. Learn more in this week’s "Your Keto Journey"©post. 

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Your Keto Journey – What is your KCL Number?

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Hello Keto Friends and Family.

When you first began your Keto diet, you learned that your body operates more efficiently and profitably by burning fat rather than sugar as its fuel.  70% healthy oils, 15% proteins and 15% carbs.

In the beginning you saw how you needed a starting point for carb intake.  So you started out at 20 grams of carbs per day.

The nay sayers out there will tell you that this way of eating is not sustainable.

I disagree – and here is why.

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Your Keto Journey – The scale didn’t move!

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Good Morning Keto Friends.

Let’s talk about those weeks where you get on the scale, only to see that you haven’t lost any weight.

YES, this can feel exasperating!!!  You’ve cut back on your sugars and carbohydrates.  You’ve given up some of your favorite comfort foods. 

In fact, you are eating way different than you used to eat.  Much better.  And you are following the program!

Yet the pounds are not dropping the way they first did when you got on the Keto diet.

What’s a body to do?

Give up? NO!

Go back to eating the way you used to eat?  Never!

Get the scoop in this week’s “Your Keto Journey” © post.

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Your Keto Journey – The Versatile Chicken

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Good morning my precious fellow Keto-ers!
When I say to you “chicken” what do you think?
Some will say chicken sandwich, grilled chicken sandwich or even chicken tenders.
When we begin our Keto journey, we are no longer eating breads, grains, pasta, potatoes, starches, corn, rice, oats and cereals. So we must learn to be more creative in our meal planning.
So let’s look at our versatile chicken.
Get the scoop in this week’s “Your Keto Journey” © post.

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Your Keto Journey – Label Reading

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Good morning fellow Keto-ers.
I know you are busy.
Time is a precious commodity.
But I think I can justify what I’m about to ask you to do…
What I’m asking is that you start reading labels on the food you buy.
Get the scoop in this week’s “Your Keto Journey” © post.

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Your Keto Journey – Be Encouraged!

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Good Morning fellow Keto-ers!

They say that everyone has a gift inside themselves.

Get the scoop in this week’s “Your Keto Journey” © post.

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Your Keto Journey –Keto Coffee

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Good morning to all my fellow Keto-ers!

This week I am inspired to talk about my Keto coffee.

Get the scoop in this week’s “Your Keto Journey” © post.

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Your Keto Journey - Parmesan or Asiago Cheese Crispies

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Good morning to all my fellow Keto-ers!

It’s a great morning to begin! I am here to Encourage you on your own Keto Journey.

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Your Keto Journey #40: How to Get a Jump on 2019 Meal Planning

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Jump into 2019 with a head start on your meal planning activities that will help you when it comes to dinner time at your household. Learn how in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post

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Your Keto Journey # 34: Bound and Determined

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Where are you on Your Keto Journey?  Are you just playing with it or are you Bound and Determined?  Where you are will make all the difference in the results that you get.   Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #33: It is Spooky what we are missing!

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It is SPOOKY to think that we humans are in such a hurry that we often miss the answers that are right under our noses.  What can we learn from nature about our eating habits?  Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #32: The Great Illusion.

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What does illusion have to do with food you may be asking?  More than you might think! Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #31: Be Brave. Make Your Own!

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How do you top your salads? Salads are quite popular today.  You can even get some pretty good salads at restaurants and fast food franchises these days. So you order a yummy, fresh salad and then what?  Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #30 – Intermediate goals

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We need to stay encouraged when we are on our Keto Journey. One way we do that is by setting goals. But sometimes our goal is too large to deal with all at once.  That is when we need to set intermediate goals. Learn more as guest blogger Dan Heiland is back again in this week’s "Your Keto Journey"©post. 

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Your Keto Journey #29 - Staying on the Journey

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In this week’s post, guest blogger Dan Heiland of the Budgeting Essentials and Debt Relief Journey blogs talks about the ups and downs of his Keto journey.  His story shows that a Keto eating plan really works. Learn more in this week’s "Your Keto Journey"©post. 

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Your Keto Journey #28 - How to Hero!

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Be the hero in your family. Be the One your family looks up to by creating opportunities for togetherness. Learn “How to Hero“ in this week’s  "Your Keto Journey"© post.!

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Your Keto Journey #27 – MSG

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Not message, but Monosodium Glutamate. “Msg.” is used as an abbreviation for message. But MSG is also a common ingredient in many foods that has many hidden side effects.  Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #26 – PAIN

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PAIN – no one wants pain, so why do we keep doing things that cause pain? Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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Your Keto Journey #25 – CHANGE

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What do you imagine when you hear the word Change?

Does it make you cringe with dread or do you get excited with child-like wonder?  Learn more in today’s "Your Keto Journey"© post.

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    Journal of an Opioid Addict: A Letter to Mom and Dad

    Book two in the Conversations You Hear Series

    Many people have addictions.  Some addictions are easily seen and noticed by others.  Other addictions are hidden for years, if not decades, and are not seen or noticed by others until the person with the addiction admits two things.

     First that an addiction exists.  And second, that it is nearly impossible to kill an addiction without the loving help of other people who are willing to do whatever it takes to help the addict bury the addiction and live without it.

     This is the story of a young woman who prefers to remain anonymous.  She does this for personal reasons.  She speaks from her heart and does not wish to be judged by you, the reader.

     The young woman has made a commitment to herself and also toward others who find themselves in this humbling place of hurting oneself and not really understanding why until you come out the other side of your addiction and take a long, hard look back.  Looking back is not a way to blame others for what happened to you as much as it is recognition of why you made the choices that you did.

     Many times a young person makes choices based on fear.  Fear of the unknown.  Fear of the known.  Fear of what you think you know.  Medical professionals trained in this area of study understand that fear is irrational.  A perceived danger or threat.  Frightening facts or evidence that appear real.

     A person’s response to fear varies.  One of these response variations is an addiction.  An addiction as described by a young person, untrained in the fields of medicine, psychology or psychiatry could be described as “something I do to keep my fear at bay”.

     A young person living in fear often will not be able to clearly state his or her feelings.  He or she simply knows that there is something that is bothering them on a regular basis that needs to be taken care of.  So they experiment.  They try things to make themselves feel better.  More secure.  Protected from danger.

     Once he or she finds what “works” for them, they use this behavior as a way to get free of their problem.  Notice the words “free” and “their problem”.  Yes, this is a very personal event for many young people.  It is their way of dealing with a problem that they have.  They know no other way of curtailing the situation.  So as long as the addiction works for them, they will continue the course of action.

     Fear comes in many shapes and forms.  This young woman’s fear came from growing up in what many would call a “normal family atmosphere”.  Only to some children, what is called normal by others is far from normal for her.

     As listeners, conversations have a way of awakening our senses.  When we listen to the conversations of others, we have been granted access into another person’s very personal view of a topic.  Be that view right or wrong, it is important to hear what the person has to say.  If we desire to lovingly help people, especially young people, then it is important that we listen to the “cry” of their heart.  Without judgment.  Without interruption.  Just listen.  Listening is the first step.

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