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Well…I’ve been hinting at something big coming up and it has begun today. This is my first interview to the world about my Keto journey and I feel blessed by God to be able to share this with you.

Brian Williamson (Creator of all of the Ketovangelist brands that I share with you and Danny Vega the rockstar of fitness, powerlifting, and sculpting the body gave me the honor of interviewing me and I’ve been bursting to share it with you and here it is.

Praise God that He answers prayer as it was Him who brought me to this way of life so if I didn’t say it in the interview due to nervousness all glory goes to Him!! Be blessed and I also want to thank Chris Duckett for all of the follow up and taking care of any questions that I had.

Be blessed an I pray that you enjoy it…more to come soon!

Black

https://theketogenicathlete.com/episode-94-ron-garrett-is-taking-keto-to-his-community/

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-Saying that “I need to lose” such and such by a certain date is a probable recipe for disappointment while following a well formulated ketogenic diet and perpetuates the failed attitudes of past dieting failures that many of us have experienced.

WHAT IF your body has internal healing to do BEFORE you begin to lose bodyfat/weight?

The Ketogenic WOE/WOL (way of eating/way of life) is NOT a short term fix nor is it a diet that one can simply measure success in numbers on a scale.

This woe/wol is FIRST and foremost about allowing your body to heal via eating real food in the right way and THEN the body responds by shedding unnecessary bodyfat as a by product.

Quite often in the beginning of starting the ketogenic diet people actually gain some weight as their body sheds fat because NOW that the person is truly eating healthy they gain lean tissue (mass) as their body repairs itself from being undernourished from eating “carbage”.

This is not to say that you shouldn’t set a goal of weight loss…goals are good. But we also must ensure that we have the knowledge to know that a goal may or may not be a realistic one as ONLY your body knows how much and how fast we will lose fat/weight as we feed it the way it should be fed on a ketogenic diet.

Be blessed and keep calm as you keto on!

Ron “Big Black” Garrett

YOU have to make a choice today.

To “cheat” or not to “cheat”?…that’s the proverbial question.

I challenge you to realize that when you first set your goals to lose weight and/or get healthy that cheating wasn’t a part of the equation and shouldn’t be a part of it now.

You have to make a conscious choice to cheat yourself in order to cheat but never expect me to go along with your choice to cheat yourself…I can’t…no I won’t because your goals are too important to me and you are WORTH ACHIEVING THEM!!!

I understand that the road to weight loss/better health is a tough one but if you could only see what I see in you…if you only knew what I know that you can do you would realize that you are tougher than ANY temptation that you will ever face.

I believe in you so believe in yourself and if you have went down that “cheating road” stop the car, get out, dust that mess off, start again recalling your original goals, get back in the car, and continue on the journey without condemnation.

YOU CAN DO THIS!!!!

YOU ARE WORTH THIS!!!

YOU ARE CAPABLE!!!

Be blessed today and know that you are never alone on this journey.

Keep calm and keto on dear friend!

Ron “Big Black” Garrett

Someone is in my mind today…maybe it’s you.

You feel that Keto is too hard.

You feel that you can’t “do this”.

You hear the voices of those around you who continue to say negative things about your new life and new way of healing your body.

You feel “worthless” and despite being AWESOME you continue to allow yourself and others to sabotage the “healing of your body/life”.

You were on my heart today for a purpose and I feel compelled to tell you that YOU ARE WORTH BEING GOOD TO YOURSELF!!!

Know that there will always be people who speak the negative towards your life BUT YOU don’t have to be apart of the negativity as YOU can choose to “do you” and live your life free of what others “think” that you should do or how you should live your life.

I’m here to confess to you that I can feel your strength even through the screen of this social medium and you are much stronger than you think and you are more than capable of molding yourself into the best you that you can be…all that you have to do is NOT GIVE UP!!

Do me a favor before I leave you. Go over to that mirror…you know the one that you abhor because you hate the person that you see looking back at you and tell that person…I LOVE YOU DESPITE YOUR FAULTS AND YOUR FAILURES AND YOU ARE WORTH THIS!!!

The best and brightest in this world are “failures” at one time or another but they all realize that failures are simply stepping stones that can be used to build a mansion of success.

So hang in there…you got this…and you are so awesome and loved more than you know.

Now choose today to love yourself because you are worth it so keep calm and Keto on!

Ron “Big Black” Garrett

The problem here (referring to the Democrat agenda for California in the attached link) for the “Christian” who continues to vote Democrat “no matter what” is that this mindset represents the national leadership of the Democrat party and they keep it under wraps because they know that if their voters knew the full extent of what they truly believe then they would be in trouble so they put on a “we are a friend to the Christian” poker face in public nationally while behind the scenes they do everything that they can to weaken Christianity.

What I’m saying here refers ONLY to what I a former Democrat know from personal experience and does NOT infer any allegiance with or emboldens a response that I view the Republican leadership much better.

What I’m saying is that this leadership to include President Obama whether you like it or not approves of this agenda to silence Christianity or any form of conservatism while pretending to be tolerant when the unbiased and sans partisan individual that is not blinded by party loyalty can plainly see the truth.

California has ALWAYS been the “bell cow” leading the Democrat party’s agenda and since that has not changed I fail to see how any Christian that confers allegiance to this part cannot understand that they are in affect when casting a ballot for this agenda that they are casting a ballot for their actual belief to practice their faith as guaranteed by the Constitution and it is THEM that are doing it to themselves because they blindly trust this leadership because they SAY that they are for minorities, etc.,

Again, before I get any comments that I have to delete inferring that I’m pushing a Republican agenda know that as a Christian Independent Constitutionalist that I view BOTH parties with great disdain as they BOTH have strayed far from living up to their sworn oath to “support and defend the Constitution” of this country.

Most of what I see coming from both parties these days are designed to work around the tenants of the Constitution so that these mostly career politicians can accrue and hold onto power while keeping the “masses” who are trying to live daily, ordinary lives unware of their wealth-grabbing, in-Constitutional ways.

I digress….

Lastly, it has been the Democrat agenda to remove any and everything “God” from any and everything that we do one little step at a time and again…I am what I refer to as an “ole skool Democrat” and though I wasn’t a Christian back then I was always baffled that so many of the policies that were presented by the National Party headquarters was so “anti-Christian” in nature and it was ONLY about 20 years later after I gave my life to Christ that my eyes were opened to the truth (not only Democrats but ALSO ALL politicians and political agendas but I castigate Democrats here because nationally they continue to lie about their agenda and fool their constituents. Repubs do too TBF).

Ron “Big Black” Garrett

I shared the following with a friend today who is doing their best to live life on a healthier plane yet sometime the fear can be overwhelming. As I started talking about some strategies I felt God speak into my heart the following and wanted to share with everyone who may be going through something similar. THOUGH this is geared towards a person who shares my faith the tenant of it can be applied in most faiths or even in a person who considers themselves agnostic, stoic, or “other” so please don’t write it off just because it’s Christian in nature. My prayer is that it blesses or if you are not a believer helps.

Comment: “Don’t let the fear get to you. The enemy knows that you will be more effective for God’s Kingdom and your loved ones so he uses the fear of change, the fear that you can’t do it, the fear of missing out on your favorite sugary/carbohydrate foods (that are slowly killing you), the fear that you won’t be supported by your loved ones, and the fear that you will fail.

He uses them because he knows that we don’t equate taking the opportunity to heal our bodies with whole food that God provides us with strengthening our relationship with God but that is a lie since 1 Cor 6: 19-20 states:

“19 Do you not know that your bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit, who is in you, whom you have received from God? You are not your own; 20 you were bought at a price. Therefore honor God with your bodies.”

This is not meant to condemn us but to let us know that along with strengthening our spiritual body with study, prayer, fasting, and spending time with God we also should do all that we can to strengthen/heal our mortal bodies as best as we can and the evidence is becoming more and more clear that food can do just that in the absence of sugar/carbohydrates.

Ron “Big Black” Garrett

I’m always amazed at people who say that they want to lose weight or achieve better health or improve some medical condition with keto since they have seen how it is worked for me and want the results that I have but are not willing to does what I did and even stick with it to see the desired result.

They want to do it “their way” and my word to you is “go ahead…it’s your life” and I move on getting healthier and healthier while they remain caught in their own trap.

I also love how people are not willing to give up things that are harming them and will even say “oh…I don’t know if I can live without that” or “I can’t give that up” not realizing that that is an addictive mindset that God never intends for us to have.

For example. When the body has to deal with alcohol the body recognizes it as a poison and to keep it from killing you it basically reroutes most of its functionality to the liver so that it can metabolize it into a less harmful state and thus be excreted out of the body.

This process takes time and the entire time that this is happening no healing occurs, there is no repairing of muscle tissues, and to the person who is trying to lose body fat you must be aware that while the body in this protective process EVERYTHING that you eat regardless of whether it’s healthy or not (even Keto food) is immediately stored as fat on the body.

Over time as this process is repeated time and again the body starts to adapt and give up fighting what you are doing to it and the result is a dangerous fatty liver that can shorten your life in the worst and in the least make it very difficult to lose body fat.

So when I explain this process to someone who seeks my advice on losing body fat or who is seeking to reverse or improve a metabolic medical condition that they need to give up drinking alcohol at least for the first month or two of keto and they tell me “I don’t know if I can give it up” (whether it’s alcohol or certain foods) I tell them “it appears that you have something much more serious and that is a burgeoning addiction that you need to deal with because what you are saying to me is that “it” is more important than your health, possibly having more time with your loved ones, or improving your condition.”

This behavior is also mirrored in our walk with God as we show our true colors when we are not willing to give up something that He is telling us to give up when we know that He knows what is best for our lives.

So I ask you today…what do you want? What goals do you want to achieve? Are you unknowingly bearing an addiction that may be killing you body and/or spirit?

If you “can’t” live without it for sometime (more than a couple of months) even when you know that it is harming you then you have your answer and this is the time for you to do something about it.

If you pray the pray!

If you do something else then do that (I prefer prayer myself).

BUT DO SOMETHING and stop being a slave to that thing that you know is slowly (or quickly) killing you.

Hey…I know from experience that getting on the road to healing from an addiction be it hidden or other is not easy but I can promise you that if you make those changes that you won’t regret it.

Take the time to be the best YOU that YOU can be and let nothing be it the enemy or more often your “flesh” if you are a “believer” or if not then whatever you believe don’t allow “it” to stop you!

I believe in you so start believing in yourself as you deserve to be healthy.

Said in love,

Ron “Big Black” Garrett