Drinking Less or Not at All in the New Year

If you like this post, please share!by The beginning of the year challenges us to look at our lives with an eye for what we might like to change.  For many, that includes alcohol consumption.  The disease of alcoholism is a progressive, terminal illness with no clear-cut treatment.  However, not everyone who wants to change … Read more

A Course in Miracles Basics #2: Principles of Miracles 11-20 and On-line Support for Doing the Workbook in 2018

If you like this post, please share!by In no way do I intended to cut-and-paste the content of A Course in Miracles into my posts. However, the list of 50 Principles of Miracles really is must-read material, so I will put 10 of the principles into a blog post for 5 weeks along with some … Read more

Recent Articles Worth Reading If You Enjoy This Site

If you like this post, please share!by The glory of Google Alerts, Twitter and friends that care is that you can be quite efficient in staying on top of issues that matter to you. Issues that matter to me and this blog: sugar & alcohol addiction, spirituality and the ketogenic diet. The connection among these … Read more

Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas!!

If you like this post, please share!by Whether you are looking for a gift for a spiritual seeker, a sober friend or someone interested in nutrition or keto, I have some easy and affordable ideas to share. For the keto-curious or the sugar addict: Check out the just released The Case Against Sugar by Gary … Read more

A Course in Miracles Basics #1: Principles of Miracles 1-10 and Marianne Williamson Talks

If you like this post, please share!by In no way do I intended to cut-and-paste the content of A Course in Miracles into my posts. However, the list of 50 Principles of Miracles really is must-read material, so I will put 10 of the principles into a blog post for the next 5 weeks along … Read more

Keto Basics Series #3: 3 Foods to Cut; 3 Foods to Add

If you like this post, please share!by If you are new to the ketogenic way of eating, you are probably wondering what you can and cannot eat.  Generally speaking, eating keto means eating lots of yummy, wholesome, UNPROCESSED, REAL foods.  Today in the Basics Series, I will review 3 foods that are musts to cut … Read more

Keto Basics Series #2: What Makes a Diet Ketogenic?

If you like this post, please share!by What makes a diet keto is that it restricts carbs enough to exhaust the glycogen supply in the liver, requiring the body to tap into fat as fuel.  It is moderate protein because protein can’t be stored and is transformed to glucose if overeaten.  There are no foods specifically … Read more

Women For Sobriety: 13 New Life Acceptance Statements

If you like this post, please share!by Since I will be referencing various programs of recovery and relating it to sugar addiction, I will do a series of posts about these programs.  Today I am listing the Women for Sobriety (WFS) 13 New Life Acceptance Statements.  The 12 steps of Alcoholics Anonymous are listed here: … Read more

Keto Basics Series #1: What Are Ketones & How Do We Make Them?

If you like this post, please share!by What are ketones? Keto bodies or ketones are byproducts of burning fat for energy, also known as fat metabolism. There are 3 types of ketones produced: Acetoacetate (AcAc), Beta-hydroxybutyric acid (BHB), and Acetone. How do we make ketones? Significant fat metabolism occurs once all the body’s 2,000 calories … Read more