Phenomenal Improvement and Weight Gain After First Trimester was Over

Phenomenal Improvement and Weight Gain After First Trimester was Over

Praise God that I’m phenomenally better. 😊🎉🙏

After losing a lot of weight due to being nauseated (thankful no throwing up) and not being able to eat much for a good part of my first trimester, I’m so happy to see that my body has improved since reaching week fourteen or somewhere along there. 😀 I’ve gained twelve pounds in just a few weeks which says a lot since I dipped into the 80’s.

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How I'm Trying to Prevent DVTs and PEs

How I'm Trying to Prevent DVTs and PEs

Even though I’m a relatively healthy 36-year old...I mean young man, I almost died at the end of January this year due to a clot deep in my right calf (deep vein thrombosis, or DVT) that broke up and went through my heart and peppered both of my lungs (pulmonary embolism, or PE). 

There are some things that I’ve been doing differently to prevent being hospitalized again or dying from another DVT and PE.

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Sneak Peek Magazine Article for "Exercise Can Be Simple, Easy, and Fun"

Sneak Peek Magazine Article for "Exercise Can Be Simple, Easy, and Fun"

...I not only went through another and much longer “boot camp” phase but did various obstacle courses, swam, boxed, wrestled, ran in boots with a rifle in tow, trained with Navy SEALs because my run times weren't fast enough, or endured the dreaded “Swim PEP,” an alternative to the regular physical fitness program conducted in a pool, with the SEALs because I had various injuries.

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DVT and PE: How One of the Healthiest People We Know Almost Died

DVT and PE: How One of the Healthiest People We Know Almost Died

There's a man we know very well who eats almost exclusively organic and minimally-processed food, only drinks water, doesn't use any tobacco products, doesn't drink alcohol, exercises regularly, brushes his teeth at least twice a day and flosses regularly. He has a very low amount of body fat and is in great shape. In college, he was part of a strength competition at the Army-Navy game in 2000 and completed 50 one-armed push-ups. This same man, at the age of 36, narrowly escaped death just a month ago.

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How to Cook Easy Delicious Organic Corn on the Cob

How to Cook Easy Delicious Organic Corn on the Cob

While buying frozen corn has it’s conveniences, buy organic corn when it’s in season. That way you get a better price and eat it while it tastes best.

If you’ve never cooked fresh corn, you’re in for a special treat. It is amazingly delicious, quick, and very simple.

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