Back on keto

Orthodox Trucker

A few months ago I started the journey on the ketogenic diet. I lasted approximately six weeks on the diet and lost just over 20 lbs.   Life got in the way however with the marriage problems my wife and I were experiencing, our subsequent resolution to live within Christ and within ourselves, the holidays and a major move back to Vancouver, I let my eating habits go. Since stopping the keto diet I have already regained 10 lbs.

I wish to understand my own thinking when it comes to eating and my lack of fasting, especially when it comes to the church. The fathers of the Orthodox Church tell us that is it is important to fast from foods that make us comfortable so that we may overcome our own bodies desires. Fasting is a way to help overcome your passions and combined with a proper prayer life, it can…

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