Author Archives: PuterMan

About PuterMan

A retired programmer.

Going Keto – Normal weight today

First day in many, many years – possibly 30 – that I have been in the “normal weight” range. BMR < 25 (24.94). Yay!! I am no longer overweight or obese. 73.8 kg this morning, which is nearly 31 kg … Continue reading

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Going Keto – An aside

I will catch up with the journey shortly but I just had to post this. I am now into my second day of fasting and my blood glucose this morning was 3.1 mmol/L (55.8496 mg/dl) and my ketones 1.6 mmol/L … Continue reading

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Hills Of Mayo (TTBB, SATB, SSAA)

This song was written and composed for the Mayo Male Voice Choir by David Loring. It tells the story of migrant workers from North Mayo who journeyed to Scotland to pick potatoes in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. … Continue reading

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Going Keto – In The Begining

It began, my journey to a Keto diet, in early May 2009 when I paid a visit to a chiropractor to see if he could sort out the continual severe headache I had been having for weeks on end which … Continue reading

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Dalgona Coffee

Dalgona coffee, currently being promoted by Holland & Barrett, contains 1 tablespoon of sugar! That is about 13 grams of sugar in one drink – 49 kcals – and half of that is fructose which does straight to the liver … Continue reading

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“Backstory”

What is it with Ancestry.com and the word “backstory”? Which numpty in their PR department came up with that stupid idea? Not only is it not a real word but it is completely meaningless and idiotic as ALL stories, an … Continue reading

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uniball eye pen

I have been trying to contact Mitsubishi Pencil Company .co.uk to tell them: “I just wanted to left you know that I have one of your pens (Uniball eye) which has been upright, i.e. with the ink gravitating away from … Continue reading

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Open letter to Pascal Donohoe

Sign the petition: Do not TAX health food supplements. Dear Mr Donohoe, Whilst I appreciate that the government needs revenue it seems illogical that it should choose to get that revenue from those who can least afford it in many … Continue reading

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THE SATURDAY ESSAY: if we ignore the ticking clock, the next problem will be a ticking bomb

Originally posted on The Slog:
IT’S SIX MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT FOR ELECTIVE DEMOCRACY IN THE WEST. AT 12.06, RESISTANCE WILL BE SHUT DOWN. THE TIME TO AVOID VIOLENT ANARCHY IS NOW ¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤¤ As the end of the week draws nigh,…

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Reds under the bed again!

Here is a wonderful piece of complete scaremongering Source: Russia could cause thousands of deaths through energy grid attack. The scaremongering: Yet another terrifying warning that Russia could knock out the National Grid in a lethal strike has been issued, … Continue reading

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