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  • Monday

    11/18/2019 7:56:10 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    keto brownies were a HUGE success. Not often i get something thats as good or better than "real"--but these ARE. a bit pricey on the carbage..4 grams per, but thats ok. I only have treats very occasionally, so i can work them in! have to get the shopping done today. ice storm coming, and i want... Read more

  • sunday

    11/17/2019 8:25:30 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    got a bunch done yesterday. cake pickup sometime today..then just cleaning. had so much fun knitting one gift the past few days, had some extra yarn so started another..almost half done with it should finish today or tomorrow at latest. going to hopefully try a keto brownie recipe today thats ... Read more

  • saturday

    11/16/2019 8:12:14 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    up early finished all cakes. now i have to start the thanksgiving house cleaning. i have a huge amount of orders for thanksgiving week so i wont have time then, so now it is!! extra cold here today..3 below when i got up. i so love it!! have a cup of tea..then i'll get to work!... Read more

  • friday

    11/15/2019 8:15:45 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    up really early. decorated a bass guitar cake. then baked some gluten free and regular cakes and cupcakes for a pickup that just ordered. on the docket today..clean more..then knit on a present i started last night. got almost half done with this kind of project!! supposed to go below... Read more

  • Thursday

    11/14/2019 7:08:22 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Got rush orders for cakes so off to for this afternoon pickup! Cold is at bay till tomorrow—went to bed it was zero, it’s 19 now!! Negative numbers coming back tomorrow though. Loving it!!!... Read more

  • Weds

    11/13/2019 3:37:49 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Cold cold cold—loving it!! Combined with the deep snow I’m in my happy place!! Have a great Wednesday!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/12/2019 9:04:59 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Well over a foot of beautiful snow!! Love the pure clean white everything!! In my way to shovel and snow throw. I so love winter!!... Read more

  • Veterans day

    11/11/2019 9:15:10 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Thank you to my dear army officer in WW2. Normandy, Bastogne, Ardennes, Battle of the Bulge. Liberator. You were a great man, Daddy. And to my grandfather who died from being gassed in WW1. I never met him but so wish I had. And to all who have served.. thank you.... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/10/2019 8:04:46 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    I had wanted to stay here another day, but they just issued another winter storm warning for tomorrow. So....Home I go. Hopefully I can come back soon!!... Read more

  • Going long, part 2

    11/9/2019 10:43:55 PM, by TAICHIDANCER

    I'm assuming you've already read my blog "Going long." Well, it didn't go as planned: everything was fine for the first four days, but that evening my blood sugar was 67. I have a rule that whenever my blood sugar drops below 70, I eat something. So I decided I would have a meal and then resu... Read more

  • Saturday

    11/9/2019 5:15:16 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Lots going on today. Still chilly but snow has stopped until Monday. Went out to supper with my parents last night—that was nice!!... Read more

  • Friday

    11/8/2019 7:50:52 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    I love where I live!! Photo credit to NYSDOT taken yesterday just south of me Edited to add..these are moose. We see them quite often. And this is in northern NY. ... Read more

  • thursday

    11/7/2019 7:34:37 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    its here its here!!! white, fluffy wonderful snow..the world is gorgeous right now even though its been plowed. i love it before they plow, when its just an untouched white expanse. now, mind you, we've had snow since september, but nothing that stuck for long. this is here to stay for a while..a... Read more

  • Weds

    11/6/2019 7:41:54 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Cleaning today. We are expecting “plowable snow” tonite thru happy!! Made keto gingerbread yesterday..amazed at how good it is!! ... Read more

  • Tuesday

    11/5/2019 12:14:44 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Cleaning today. Need to sleep first then getting right to it. Have to experiment with some keto holiday recipes if I have time!... Read more

  • Mondat

    11/4/2019 4:47:33 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Time changes really mess me up. I’m used to going to bed at 9 getting up at 4. Last night I struggled to stay up till 9, woke up at 3. Argh!... Read more

  • Sunday

    11/3/2019 7:39:16 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Very grateful to be here. Yesterday on my way home from delivering a wedding cake I was in a long stretch of road on the woods. No houses. I saw a car coming. At first I thought the driver was texting..he was drifting into my lane. It was obvious he was driving very fast, Then he’s allthe way in my ... Read more

  • Going long

    11/3/2019 6:55:29 AM, by TAICHIDANCER

    Most of the fasts I've done have been 16 hours long using the "16/8" method. I've done a handful of 20 and 24 hour fasts but after 16 hour fasts, the next most common for me has been 36 hours. I stop eating after dinner on day one, don't eat at all on day two and resume eating with breakfast on da... Read more

  • saturday

    11/2/2019 9:12:29 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    off to deliver my last wedding cake of 2019!! woo hoo!!! i usually have some Christmas weddings. not yet, and there may be some, but this is the last delivery. yay!!! i dont like the trip one bit, but i love the venue and the account. i cleaned up the debris from the storm this morning as soon... Read more

  • Windy

    11/1/2019 2:26:35 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Wow we are having a huge windstorm. Power outages expected. Big warnings. Hoping all stay safe!!!... Read more

  • Happy Halloween!!

    10/31/2019 9:18:17 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Hope everyone has a fun day. just finished all my orders for today. pickups all afternoon for parties, etc. put the car in the garage...between the goblins and ghoulies and atrocious wind we are supposed to have i'm not taking chances. supposed to downpour..feel bad for the littles but it may keep t... Read more

  • weds

    10/30/2019 8:40:49 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    cakes are baked workouts are done. getting my computer stuff done, vacuuming then working on the kitchen and pantry, and maybe a little in the attic. nice to have a little time to get "normal" stuff done!!... Read more

  • 3 years

    10/29/2019 8:06:01 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    3 years today I started something that saved my life. I intended to only eat ketogenically for 3 weeks—after all it was almost Thanksgiving, then the holidays...and it wasn’t going to work anyhow, nothing else ever had. I got out my frypan and cooked a couple pieces of bacon. Tossedsome butter in a... Read more

  • Some things I have learned so far

    10/28/2019 3:11:21 PM, by TAICHIDANCER

    As you may recall, I'm starting to do research on Intermittent Fasting (IF). I have a collaboration going with a colleague in the Public Health Department. She is a registered dietician with a PhD in public health. I've got a second collaboration going with a colleague in the Psychology Department... Read more

  • monday

    10/28/2019 8:03:09 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    heading to post office, then to physical therapy. then i'll get the groceries done then home. and i intend to spend the afternoon knitting with my girl!! and please if the rain could stop or turn to snow i'd be appreciative!!... Read more

  • Sunday

    10/27/2019 7:37:15 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Applesauce is DONE!! Yay!! Took till 3 pmbuy it’s finished. Today working on keto orders. It’s pouring out. Yuck. Good day to bake!!... Read more

  • saturday

    10/26/2019 9:07:05 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    first pot of applesauce heating on the stove. first round of jars sterilizing on the stove. lotta work ahead today. best get to it..happy saturday everyone!!... Read more

  • Friday

    10/25/2019 7:51:17 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Now that my car is all done time to get the apples done. I did over a bushel weds, need to do 2 more bushels today, then can and process it all tomorrow. Gonna be a long day but my house will smell like fall!!... Read more

  • thurs

    10/24/2019 8:33:39 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    headed over to do cakes, then off to get the car fixed and get poorer. people complain about my bakery prices when i put HOURS into things and dont charge a living hourly wage. but they dont think twice about paying 50-60$ an hour for replacing tires or brakes. it makes me angry!!! nothing i can d... Read more

  • Weds

    10/23/2019 7:52:28 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    Cakes in oven Weights and walking done Starting applesauce Pork chops out for supper Lots to do!!... Read more

  • Tuesday

    10/22/2019 9:05:07 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    laundry in. dishwasher going. PT at 11:30. home, maybe do one batch of applesauce...then it goes in the fridge to wait for the rest and i'll can it all at one time. tomorrow..baking for the friday pickups. I finished ALL the outside stuff but tilling the garden, and the only other winter necess... Read more

  • Consistent Inconsistency

    10/21/2019 8:14:35 AM, by TAICHIDANCER

    I apologize for not blogging on the last two Sundays. Life (work mostly) has been really hectic and I have had to prioritize. Which leads me to the title of this blog, consistent inconsistency. My journey seems to be constantly changing, and my belief is that if I am going to succeed some things mu... Read more

  • Monday

    10/21/2019 7:50:13 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    well.. i tackled the side of the garage yesterday. i was going to work half an hour ONLY. then be done and do more today. and in my usual have to get it done fashion..i did it all. took hours. i had to come in and rest. i was in such awful pain...but..its DONE. well all but a few huge vine trunks i ... Read more

  • sunday

    10/20/2019 9:52:05 AM, by NIGHTSKYSTAR

    finally, finally..with nothing to worry about, no deadlines to meet, i slept. from about 11 pm till 7. no 3:45 am wakeup needed. no tossing and turning wondering how in the world i was going to get everything done and delivered on time. heaven!!! got up all set to fill a keto order..and...i'm O... Read more