Non Celiac Gluten Sensitivity – Is it real? I have been in the restaurant business for many years. Over the last 7 to 8 years or so, there had been a dramatic rise in people asking about gluten free menu items claiming they were gluten intolerant, gluten sensitive, or had a gluten or wheat allergy. […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. Last year I gave up my thriving restaurant to focus on my health.  I had the restaurant for 5 years and everything was going well, except for my health.  I had gained a lot of weight.  I was having massive back […]

G. OughT Milk? Does It Do A Body Good? I have heard many people say that we need calcium and protein that is mostly found in milk and dairy based products like yogurt and cheese.  Various organizations have pushed Americans to consume our protein via dairy products.  We have all seen the propaganda in television […]

This post may contain affiliate links. Please read our disclosure policy for more information. If you have followed along with my blog posts, I recently posted ‘How I Lost Over 100 Pounds Eating Mindfully’.  As a recap, I was a BBQ restaurant owner (smoked meats) and a craft beer drinker.  I had gained about 150 […]

The 2nd Time I Broke My Back November is a great time to visit Phoenix as the average temperature is 76 degrees Fahrenheit.   With 2 total rainy days, 83% Sunshine and 18 completely sunny days. I had been living in the Phoenix area for over 8 years.  I was living alone in a nice little […]

I Was Trampled By Horses The First Time I Broke My Back I was living in beautiful Northwest Montana in a picturesque town called Lakeside on Flathead Lake. At the time I was the Food and Beverage manager at a very large hotel. I had to drive to Spokane, Washington for a business conference.  The […]