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Old 01-10-2013, 09:16 AM   #121
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too late?

Hi,
I have never done a group like this, but think it would be AWESOME!
Is it too late to join?
I'll post my details soon.
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Old 01-10-2013, 09:17 AM   #122
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Good morning!
I made the mistake of stepping on the scale this morning. Up to 207. I really don't feel like I'm getting anywhere making all this delicious food. I kind of think induction was more effective for me when I ate more simply/boring. So, time to get back to just meat and salad or meat and 2/3 cup steamed veggies!

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Old 01-10-2013, 10:45 AM   #123
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Hi Ladies and gents (not sure, do we have any men on here?)
I tested myself last night before bed and I had trace amounts of ketones and then again this morning which was moderate so I am not sure what I am eating (or not eating) that would change it so much. I had a 2 egg salad this morning and the last of the leftover SHrimp for lunch. I plan on having some beef jerky (which was heavenly btw but expensive so I don't know that I will be making it that often). And for dinner I will have a taco Salad with the microwave cheese chips. I used pepper jack and it was spicy and super yummy.

Aimee: If you are in the 200's than It is not too late. Feel free to join in. You can go back a few pages to read other peoples "bio's" and get caught up. If you are not in the 200's then there are other threads on here for people in lower weight ranges. The forum is a great source for information. Make sure to check out the food porn threads as they are super helpful in keeping things fun and not boring when it comes to Atkins induction foods.

Biggestloser: I think going up and down a pound or two really is just water and not really worth fretting about. More than 2 though, and I would have to start worrying. There are people on this forum who have created some of those delicious food porn recipes and have been on induction for years and maintaining their weightloss so I don't think it's the good food. Hang in there. You don't want to get bored and stop enjoying your food either cause that leads to slips and food binges too.

Happy induction ladies.
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Old 01-10-2013, 10:52 AM   #124
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Hi,
I have never done a group like this, but think it would be AWESOME!
Is it too late to join?
I'll post my details soon.
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Welcome Aimee! Just tell us what you're planning to eat today!

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Old 01-10-2013, 11:43 AM   #125
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Biggestloser: I think going up and down a pound or two really is just water and not really worth fretting about. More than 2 though, and I would have to start worrying. There are people on this forum who have created some of those delicious food porn recipes and have been on induction for years and maintaining their weightloss so I don't think it's the good food. Hang in there. You don't want to get bored and stop enjoying your food either cause that leads to slips and food binges too.

Happy induction ladies.
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You're totally right Mspartytime! I don't know, I'm just feeling emotional today. I just made an appointment to go get my nails done after work and then I'm making a cheesecake!
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Thanks! I am with you all on the way to Onederland!!
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Old 01-10-2013, 11:55 AM   #127
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Welcome Aimee! Good luck!

Woot down 6.5 pounds since Monday..wow carbs are my nemesis

We have therapy everyday with the baby, feeding therapy, occupational, physical and group therapy for feeding with kids her age. So breakfast time can be rough but I'm sticking too it. I usually grab a muffin or bagel

B: scrambled eggs and sausage from McDonalds
L: scrambled eggs and chourizo
D: steak mushrooms, cabbage
S: pimento cheese and pork rinds
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:10 PM   #128
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You're totally right Mspartytime! I don't know, I'm just feeling emotional today. I just made an appointment to go get my nails done after work and then I'm making a cheesecake!
Yay! That's the spirit! Treat yourself. You deserve it
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:10 PM   #129
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Thanks! I am with you all on the way to Onederland!!
Yay! We can do this together
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Old 01-10-2013, 12:12 PM   #130
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Welcome Aimee! Good luck!

Woot down 6.5 pounds since Monday..wow carbs are my nemesis

We have therapy everyday with the baby, feeding therapy, occupational, physical and group therapy for feeding with kids her age. So breakfast time can be rough but I'm sticking too it. I usually grab a muffin or bagel

B: scrambled eggs and sausage from McDonalds
L: scrambled eggs and chourizo
D: steak mushrooms, cabbage
S: pimento cheese and pork rinds
Good for you on your McDonalds selection. What is a chourizo?

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Hello Can I come along??? I haven't seen onderland since the EARLY 90s I got REALLY close in 2007/08.......then, yeah.....back over 300 after having lost 150+lbs in 2004-2006. I did a few rounds of hcg last year...great kick start but that is not for me! I like to eat way too much for that! lol I lost the first time by SB and LOTS of walking (10+ mi a day!) I have ZERO desire to work out now days....just can't get back in that mind set! I was gonna drag myself out for a walk earlier...and it's raining....

I can't wait to get back to my lower weight and be SO close to the 100s!

Everyone's menus look so good! Even though I lost all appetite about two days ago...sure sign of ketosis for me...i just want to cook! lol I started watching carbs a lot around october and then went full blown induction over last weekend. Weighed on Sunday and since then am down 4lbs since Sunday! 82 more to go! lol...

Hope ya'll don't mind me jumping in! I need to be social and this helps a lot to be accountable! Single and work from home with two rescued bullies....i don't get out much! lol
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Welcome, Pibble Mama! Post what your eating today! I agree, this social thing really helps me stay on track too.
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My menu for today

breakfast and lunch - cheeseburger pie
dinner - tuna, cucumber, spring onion and mayo salad mix
snack - Atkins bar
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Old 01-10-2013, 01:59 PM   #134
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Ok, so far today:

B= Coffee w homemade coconut cream creamer and a dallop of whipped cream
2 poached eggs, 2 slices homemade bacon, handfull of chopped spinach, 1/2 avocado (this was around 10:30)

L= 1/2 c crab and mayo salad w/ about 8 pork rinds

S= 4 pork rinds dipped in sour cream ( i think i read this in a post earlier and wanted to try....OMGEEEEE!)

D= 1 hamburger patty, 1C spinach sauteed w/ browned buter and garlic sprinkles, 1 heaping tbs homemade pimento cream cheese

I typically drink around 120 oz water a day and i will not buy anything i can make at home....like right now I am playing with almond butter in my food processor (just almonds, a sprinkle of sea salt and some salted caramel SF syrup) to make fat bombs to keep in the freezer for those rare moments when I have to, will not be able to take another breath without something sweet!

I will most likely have hot tea w/ a splash of whipped cream later before bedtime...maybe! I had to force my dinner...i really haven't been hungry!
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Good for you on your McDonalds selection. What is a chourizo?

Jennifer
its a Mexican sausage,,it's red lol has tons of spices In it. I'm azorian and we have something called chourico that is spicier yet more mild but they don't sell it down here in Texas so I have to settle for the next best thing
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Welcome pibble...if you love pork rinds and sour cream try this,...it will rock your world


Sour cream,some lime zest a little of the sweetener you use.
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Welcome pibble...if you love pork rinds and sour cream try this,...it will rock your world


Sour cream,some lime zest a little of the sweetener you use.
Oh my that sounds yummy!
I have to ask...where are you from that you are Azorian? (did i spell that right?) I have never heard of that before....i guess I could google it...but wanted to ask you personally...well, as personal as an online forum can be!
I am from Tx originally and love me some chorizo!

I am going to try my best to stay sorta away from my dairy addiction! I have weaned myself off of HWC (via coconut cream!) the cheese has been a bit rougher and I KNOW the SC could become an addiction! It was good!!!
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Hello everyone......

Hope you all have had a great day so far

Today's Menu
B: Tilapia filet/ last of shrimp and avocado salad
L: Atkins Beef and Broccoli frozen dinner/side salad ( I only have these if I am in a rush or unable to cook, today was one of those days.So far no negative effects but definitely will not be eating these everyday. It was better than stopping off at McDonald's ...lol)
D: Philly Cheesesteak stuffed bell peppers
S: Deviled Eggs if needed

So far I've had about 30 ounces of water need about 50 more before bed, I know I can do it....love water. 'Bout to go and make my "version" of hot and sour soup will also be adding kale,
Lost those infamous 2 lbs. again this morning....lol they kill me. I am definitely working out tomorrow will update about that as well.
:-) Happy Losing Everyone
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Oh my that sounds yummy!
I have to ask...where are you from that you are Azorian? (did i spell that right?) I have never heard of that before....i guess I could google it...but wanted to ask you personally...well, as personal as an online forum can be!
I am from Tx originally and love me some chorizo!

I am going to try my best to stay sorta away from my dairy addiction! I have weaned myself off of HWC (via coconut cream!) the cheese has been a bit rougher and I KNOW the SC could become an addiction! It was good!!!
My grandparents are from the Azores, islands. Between Portugal and Africa. They were from Sao Miguel. Some same Portuguese because that's the language however, most inhabitants were actually from England and Spain.
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Hello Can I come along??? I haven't seen onderland since the EARLY 90s I got REALLY close in 2007/08.......then, yeah.....back over 300 after having lost 150+lbs in 2004-2006. I did a few rounds of hcg last year...great kick start but that is not for me! I like to eat way too much for that! lol I lost the first time by SB and LOTS of walking (10+ mi a day!) I have ZERO desire to work out now days....just can't get back in that mind set! I was gonna drag myself out for a walk earlier...and it's raining....

I can't wait to get back to my lower weight and be SO close to the 100s!

Everyone's menus look so good! Even though I lost all appetite about two days ago...sure sign of ketosis for me...i just want to cook! lol I started watching carbs a lot around october and then went full blown induction over last weekend. Weighed on Sunday and since then am down 4lbs since Sunday! 82 more to go! lol...

Hope ya'll don't mind me jumping in! I need to be social and this helps a lot to be accountable! Single and work from home with two rescued bullies....i don't get out much! lol
Welcome,
I too have no desire to exercise as of yet. It's funny that not being hungry is your sure sign of ketosis cause that is the same as mine. ALthough when I am in deep ketosis like full blown purple on the ketone strips I am starving. hehe
Happy Induction.
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breakfast and lunch - cheeseburger pie
dinner - tuna, cucumber, spring onion and mayo salad mix
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mmmm cheeseburger pie
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Hello everyone......

Hope you all have had a great day so far

Today's Menu
B: Tilapia filet/ last of shrimp and avocado salad
L: Atkins Beef and Broccoli frozen dinner/side salad ( I only have these if I am in a rush or unable to cook, today was one of those days.So far no negative effects but definitely will not be eating these everyday. It was better than stopping off at McDonald's ...lol)
D: Philly Cheesesteak stuffed bell peppers
S: Deviled Eggs if needed

So far I've had about 30 ounces of water need about 50 more before bed, I know I can do it....love water. 'Bout to go and make my "version" of hot and sour soup will also be adding kale,
Lost those infamous 2 lbs. again this morning....lol they kill me. I am definitely working out tomorrow will update about that as well.
:-) Happy Losing Everyone
I have yet to buy those meals. How was it?
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Up late tonight. Constipation is killing me. I always get really bad lower back pain when I am constipated. I know, TMI.

I read that the CO can make you go so I was trying to figure out what to make with it and I ended up sauteing some shrimp with egg and crushed porkrinds. I added a little Old Bay seasoning and salt and pepper and surprisingly they came out a lot like the salt and pepper shrimp I used to get at the chinese buffet near me. (except mine didn't have the heads on)

I am a little worried about the weigh-in in the morning due to this constipation. I would hate to have gained this week. So hopefully it won't mess me up too bad.

I see everyone had a pretty good day. Good for you Ladies! We can do this!
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I use a product called Co-clenz. It keeps me going when I need it. I take it when I feel that I am starting to reach constipation.
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Thank you thank you! I think I totally over ate today so we will see the scale tomorrow
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Morning All

A small loss on the scales today but not enough to take me to my pre totm weight yet. I have not decided what to eat yet for the day. I have very little motivation for food which is novel but to be honest I know that I need to be organised as otherwise it can all go terribly wrong. I just have no desire to cook when I am not hungry even though I know it will mean I have good choices ready for when I am.
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Good morning everyone, well only 49 pounds to go until I'm in onederland!

Hope everyone has an awesome Friday and an even more awesome weekend!
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Good morning!
Sooo happy it's Friday! We're heading down to Portland, OR for a business meeting of my bf's this weekend. Should be a good time! A friend of mine moved there recently, so I'll be able to hang out with her while he's in meetings tomorrow. I'm bringing a TON of low carb snacks so I'll always have stuff stashed in my purse just in case! We're going to be visiting the Japanese Gardens tomorrow which are supposed to be pretty amazing. Hopefully I'll get a lot of walking in over the weekend. And then Seahawks on Sunday. Go Hawks! I won't have my computer with me, but I'll probably check in now and again with my iPhone. These boards have been so motivational for me; totally love it!

Meal Plan -
B: beef jerky
L: left over chicken stir fry from last night - super good Thai style. Yum!
D: buffalo chicken wings with blue cheese
S: cheesecake, pork rinds & sour cream

Gosh, really love the food I'm eating!

Weighed in a 206.2. Won't be taking a scale with me, so next weigh in will be Monday. Got to stay on track this weekend!!!

12/31/12 208.6
1/2/13 208.2
1/3/13 207.4
1/4/13 205
1/5/13 205.2
1/6/13 205
1/7/13 204.8
1/8/13 206.4
1/9/13 no thank you Mr. Scale!
1/10/13 skip
1/11/13 206.2
1/31/12 Goal = 199
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jacquirsw - I know how you feel not wanting to deal with food/cooking. Really, I just get sick of the cleaning! Just have some snacks around for when you're ready to eat! What is this cheeseburger pie you speak of??

Pibble Mama - So do you live on a farm? That's cool that you have chickens and make so much of your food. Like homemade bacon! Do you have a smokehouse?

Mspartytime! Good luck with you're weigh in! I'm excited for you! Hope your digestive system starts cooperating. That is no fun at all.

2f2f - 8 pounds down so far?? Sweet! Strong work!

Babyphat - Have a good workout today! I'm planning on doing my walk/jog interval training and some weight lifting. It feels super good to get back to the regular exercise and I'm excited to tone up!
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