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Fat Loss Results: 2.5 Years Later

July 25th, 2013 (3 minute read)

Before Photos (215-220lbs): After Photos (160lbs): How I Did It – The Basics I pretty much did everything imaginable, but at the end of the day, I found these elements are key to losing weight in a sustainable way: Track Your Food Intake – I keep a food diary (I used loseit.com and myfitnesspal.com ) and log everything that I eat.  You need to first see how much you are…

Embryo Adoption Results

May 30th, 2013 (1 minute read)

Today, Adrienne went to our local fertility clinic in Lafayette to take a blood test to determine if she was pregnant from last week’s embryo transfer. Unfortunately, the test came back negative. We are both really sad and disappointed. We are not sure what our next step will be.

Embryo Adoption Update – The Transfer

May 23rd, 2013 (2 minute read)

Well, we just arrived back from our trip to Knoxville, TN for our embryo transfer.  All in all, it was a good trip. The Embryos All of our donor embryos were blastocysts, which were 5-day old embryos when they were frozen. Our first choice donor only had 1 embryo available, and thankfully, it survived the thawing process.  There is a “grading” system for embryos which rates the…

Our Science Fiction Baby Making Process (Embryo Adoption)

May 16th, 2013 (8 minute read)

This post is pretty personal, but I wanted to put it out there for two reasons.  First, I think it’s pretty interesting.  Second, I know there are other people out there in the same situation, and this might help them. Making a baby is easy and fun My wife, Adrienne, and I decided to have a baby back in January 2008 after we had been married for 2.5 years.  2 months later, she…

Frozen Greek Yogurt (Low-Carb High-Protein)

December 14th, 2012 (1 minute read)

I’ve tried making frozen greek yogurt before but the texture never turned out right.  I finally found the solution – raw egg whites whipped to a meringue (yes, it’s safe if you used pasteurized egg whites).  The ratio that works for me is 1 egg white per 1 cup of greek yogurt.  The taste and texture is AMAZING.  It tastes cold and tangy, and the texture is just like ice cream…