Alcohol, A Ketogenic Diet, And Me; A Lesson Learned.
I read the horror stories. I laughed, nearly cried, and was acceptably empathetic. I even understood the science behind it. And I didn’t believe it would happen to me. I really, truly, for real thought that somehow I would not be effected like those other Keto diet people. That somehow my DNA was comprised differently, and that I would somehow be exempt from getting absolutely blitzed from a pathetic amount of alcohol. Obviously this was not the case. It’s been getting steadily worse since I started the diet. Each alcohol imbibement seems to push me more into the direction of slurring barfly after a scant 20 minutes. The deeper I am into ketosis (meaning the longer I have been running on ketones) = the quicker I become obliterated. Last night was proof that I have to either completely give up red wine, or limit myself to one (1) glass. Before bed. With an illegal amount of water consumed after so I don’t wake up with insane cotton mouth like I did this morning at 3:15am. It was a rich, deeply red, Cabernet Sauvignon paired up with my 90% cocoa (tree bark) chocolate. The chocolate is absolutely seductive as it melts in your mouth, whilst taking a slow sip of the wine. Both com Continue reading >>