The Rebuild Blog

Keto Sweet Potato Pancakes… or Waffles…

I discovered sweet potato waffles last year and I loved them. In swapping to the Keto diet, I wanted to find something akin to that but still true to the Ketogenic ratios. This recipe mostly holds to that end result: you still get the sweet potato flavor while sidestepping the hit of the sweet potato […]

More Info

Keto Pad Thai Salad

With spring here, there is an increased need to find lighter options and foods that could come along on a picnic. I like pad thai but the noodles pose a problem on a keto diet. A compromise is to make this with shirataki noodles (aka yam noodles) and prep it so that it can be […]

More Info

The Duty of Butterflies

I think a lot about the phenomenon of transformation. In some species, transformations are profound: from a larva to a butterfly. In some, it’s subtle as when a human grows from a pudgy baby to a lanky adult. Because human growth has these subtle physical differences, the domain of change is within. In how we […]

More Info

48 and 49

I am 49. This is the 48th month of my Rebuild. When i started this process four years ago, I didn’t really know what I was doing. I was in a very deep well. I know I had to do something. I doubted myself. I felt horrible. I would later discover that I was put […]

More Info

Seven Recipes that are Flour Free

Since the fit is in, there are many people who are on a “gluten-free” or “flour-free” campaign to make sure that they are not eating them anymore. Or there might have been times when you start panicking because one of your guests whom you have invited over the dinner is allergic to wheat and you […]

More Info

Salmon Avocado Kale Cups

I have been on a kick of making sure I had three things in my breakfasts: Vitamin C, Potassium and Omega 3. On the other days I accomplished that by having and orange, a banana and a small piece of salmon. On a Sunday: I got fancier. I made cups from red pepper, kale and […]

More Info

Break Some Eggs

In December of 2014, I said, “I’m going to talk about rebuilding my life.” I also said, “I’ll do this over the next six months.” 2015 happened. But more than that happening, there was the reality of trial and error applied to a real life.

More Info

Pride and Poverty

I have a few days left to play out my month long sprint towards $10k of income in a month. I can already tell three things: Our household got close to hitting its goal of $10k. I cannot earn $10k per month There is a better way Our Goal is Close I said at the […]

More Info

The Complications of Week Three

Into my third week, billables are kicking out. I have my regular gig and a new gig as a Drupal developer for a local tech manufacturing company. The gigs alone won’t get me more than two-thirds of the way to the June Spring goal of $10,000. The side work could close the gap, but that’s […]

More Info

Income & The Boogaloo of Week Two

Eleven days into this one month pledge. Where does the big plan and the sprint sit: there’s progress.Did I think this month was going to be filled with wonder and magic? No. I figured it would be a month of focus and the less definable universal alignment of wishes and results. Income Incoming On June […]

More Info

The Road to Prosperity

I made the commitment on last week to bill $10,000 in the month. A couple days in, let’s talk about what have I done? Optimize I signed up for 17Hats. My partner and I poured through the workflow processes they have available. We are building our own workflows to handle interest, prospect management, quoting, issuing […]

More Info

The June Sprint – My Goal Is To Rake In $10,000

The Rebuild has been underway for about three years now. It’s going somewhere, but the results of this process are still blurry to most onlookers. At times, this process looks foggy to me. This needs to be fun and engaging, otherwise someone like me could get bored. What alleviates boredom? A game. In the month […]

More Info