The Holy Grail of Ketones?

The Holy Grail of ketones? That’s a big title to live up to. When I received some sample packets in the mail I had no idea what to expect! What in the world would it taste like? And what does NAT even mean?

(Not sure what ketones are or why they’re so beneficial? Read More Here)

NAT TECHNOLOGY

Here’s what Pruvit’s site had to say about the new NAT formula:

“KETO//OS® NAT™ is the ONLY exogenous ketone in the WORLD created through a process of natural fermentation. These Pure Therapeutic Ketones® are MORE bio-identical, meaning they are closer to the natural ketone our bodies produce. KETO//OS® NAT™ is also guaranteed to stay in your body LONGER. Longer lasting = you stay in ketosis longer!”

Pruvit’s Blog // https://carlyvoinski.pruvitnow.com/nat-release/

FLAVOR

Ok, so that sounds pretty great, but now what about this flavor? So I shook it up and tried it for myself. Once shaken the color of the ketone is more of a clouded white color but that makes sense after you taste it. It reminds me of a light malibu rum drink you might experience at a beach bar somewhere with sandy toes and sunscreen on. I immediately fell in love. When I say immediate, I mean immediate. Who wouldn’t?

The NAT fermentation process has made the ketone smoother, lighter, and very enjoyable to drink. Holy Grail of Ketones? I think they’re on to something here.

WHERE TO FIND IT?

Pruvit has not made this flavor a staple yet, it’s brand new and just released from it’s vault. The flavor is available now until March 9th at 11:59pm CT or until sold out. I definitely recommend grabbing it, but if it’s gone by the time you read this, any of the other NAT flavors will work well for you. They’re smoother, cleaner, have a higher absorption rate, and even last longer!

139

139

I am always busy. Too busy for friends. Too busy to play with my kids. Too busy to cook a real dinner. Too busy to read. Too busy to think a real thought. And way too busy to talk to God.  “I can’t right now, I’m too busy.” should be the name of the fourth child I will never have. In a world where we can be reached via text, email, call, Facebook, Skype, twitter, all at once on one device, we are left with little time to sit quietly and chat with the One who made us.

 Today was different. I am blessed to be working at Bayside Chapel. Today the second half of our day was scheduled to be a half day of prayer. Intentional time to remove ourselves from our “busyness” and privately chat with our Father.

 It was in this time that I realized my conversations with Him, while limited have also been one-way, leaving Him no room to speak. I found that I tend to speak with Him about the needs of others and never mention myself or my heart. Does anyone else tend to do this?

 A true conversation happens when we are open and honest, both to the person we are talking to and ourselves. After praying for a little while I could almost feel that awkward moment. The moment when you’re done speaking but the person you’re talking to is clearly expecting more from you but you don’t know what to say. It was as if God was saying, “….Uh…Is that REALLY all you’ve got?…What’s going on with YOU?….” So Psalm 139 is where I began, because honestly I didn’t know where to begin and I saw Psalm 139 written down on a piece of paper near me, so I thought, “Sure, why not?” The whole Psalm is awesome, but the part that hit me, that broke me, was

23 Search me, O God, and know my heart;
test me and know my anxious thoughts.
24 Point out anything in me that offends you,
and lead me along the path of everlasting life.

When was the last time I prayed this? When was the last time I asked God to really search me? My response became an open conversation. One where both parties were heard. One where I was able to speak like me, because really, who else should I be speaking like? Our Father loves us each, individually and personally. He made us unique, with different callings, and different voices. Why in the world should I be keeping myself from Him? As if to what, hide my true self from Him….as if He doesn’t already know? I read this Psalm, I prayed this Psalm, and then on my stereo a song began to play by Gateway Worship titled 139. Guess what? It’s based on Psalm 139…how did I not get that before? Oh right, I was too busy.

I long to know my Father as intimately as He already knows me. I asked God today to be the desire of my heart, above all others. I pray that as God answers me, I can continue to be real with Him. I encourage all of us to take time with God today, talk to Him about the important things, about the silly things, about the things hidden in your heart, and leave some free air space for Him to speak too.