Post-trip report

The trip to Europe (Amsterdam, Munich, and Prague) went fantastic. With the exception of the day in Prague, the weather was blue skies and sunny. We spent many hours walking Amsterdam and sight-seeing in the Central Ring area. We also made it out of to the country-side the last day in Amsterdam and saw perhaps […]

Atkins for Teens, aka how my kids succeed at low carbing

My son Brett, 52 pounds lost in 5 months(click for larger photo)

Starting at the beginning of the year, my son decided he was going to follow my lead and start low carbing. He had all the standard questions — what could eat, drink, how was he going to do this at school, and […]

Holidays

As December comes to close, I just wanted to wish all my followers a Merry Christmas, and I hope your New Year will be blessed with many riches of good health, family, and joy. December was one of those active months for myself. Between trips and activities, there was not much time for the routine […]

My Thanksgiving Menu for my family

Most years I (or my wife and I) are responsible for preparing the Thanksgiving feast for my inlaws (parents and brother and sister-in-law) . It ends up being about 13 people ranging from toddlers to my wife’s parents. The only real low carber is myself, but being cook, I get the privilege of setting the […]

What have I been up to?

It has been far too long since I have posted.

Certification:

As I wrote a few posts back, I had been waiting for my Fire Fighter I exam results for quite awhile. It should have been back within 4 weeks, but 6 weeks later I still had not received any notice. I did finally get […]

Update on where things have been

I just wanted to post an update on where things are with me and my family. I am still doing well with Atkins Diet and still well at goal. I have perhaps given up getting down to 215, but remaining at 220-225 has been easy. Laura is back on Atkins and doing very well. (down […]

Another Atkins success story in the making…

I have written previously about my success stories with the Atkins Way of Eating, but I have another burgeoning success story in my family. My wife, Laura, has lost over 100 pounds herself on this journey to reachieving her own high school weight. Here is the link to her success story photo’s:

http://www.network-admin.net/gallery1/sombersusie

The miracle […]

Done with Training – on with Server tasks

Today marked the third full week that I made it back from training. A lot has happened in that three weeks, such as a pipe letting go ruining the hardwood floors in my kitchen and dining room and my old computer finally giving up the ghost. I have since replaced the computer with a new […]

Back from vacation

We just got back from vacation to St Louis. The purpose of the trip was to go to Six Flags since the kids missed out on the trip to Orlando and Unviersal Studios earlier this year. Well you know what they say about the best plans of mice and men, the kids were the kryptonite […]

Family and Atkins

Reposted from my ADBB forum post about how your family can react and perceive you under Atkins:

We drove home late last night after a busy day at the aquatic center, visiting relatives, and rousing game of Monopoly. With it being so late, my wife was sure she had to stay awake and keep me […]

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