This low-carb diet is working really well. But I was reading a book, and the author was talking about how bad his breath got while in ketosis. I asked my kids. They said it's fine from reasonable conversation distance, but not close up. I wasn't planning on looking to date until well after the holidays anyway. And this diet is going so well, I'm not willing to alter it. So, looks like my lips will remain unkissed on NYE. Which is an overrated holiday anyway.
At least now I know. The kids actually didn't notice until I asked them. Lots of water will help. Poor things, they'll have to be my little canaries for a bit. Only a few months.
I'd gained way more weight than I realized over the last two years. Just eating the wrong foods. Not enough protein, too many carbs. I'm really grateful that this way of eating is so easy. It's slightly more effort in food prep, but totally worth it to start feeling more like my old self.
Totally worth putting off dating for awhile longer too.
More time to do all this self-worth work. I'm getting there...