Cleaning (up) my plate

During an annual visit to my doctor this summer, I got word that my latest round of bloodwork had continued an unfortunate trend of very high cholesterol levels. I’m not one for medicine unless necessary, and fortunately for me, my doctor likes to go that route only when there are no other options to exhaust.Continue reading “Cleaning (up) my plate”

Eating differently

Since getting the results of my bloodwork that tell me I had high cholesterol, high triglycerides and High LDL, I have been working very hard to be disciplined about eating better. Much of that has been cutting out fried foods, processed foods, and as my doctor put it, “cutting down on all starches and sugars.”Continue reading “Eating differently”

Time to shake up the menu

So…I have high cholesterol. This isn’t an incredible shocker, as I’ve had high cholesterol most of my life. A few years ago I was told this after blood work and the doctor told me I needed to go on statins. Not being one for medication (or the side effects that go with it), I decidedContinue reading “Time to shake up the menu”