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webwoman100 11-25-2011 11:37 AM

Well that was weird...
OK. So, for the last couple of days I've been reading on this forum. I bought the old EFGT kindle book and have been reading that.

Anywho, my husband and I thought we'd give it a try. Yep, Thanksgiving day. LOL.

Admittedly, we don't really know what we are doing yet. But I avoided MOST carbs yesterday. And I scraped out the berries of two slices of sugar-free pie and ate the middle of a real slice of pumpkin pie. I ate lots of real whipped cream.

Had turkey, ate the gravy on it. Avoided the potatoes, bread, and other starches.

So, I was by no means perfect that is for sure.

I kept looking over my shoulder for the low-fat police to knock down my door and throw me in jail.

I even had half-and-half in my coffee!

Woke up this morning and lost a half a .lb and hubby lost 2 .lbs!
And my blood sugar number is down. Which is my main goal.

What the HECK??!!

Trust me, with all of the calories that I ate yesterday on Thanksgiving day I should have GAINED WEIGHT. I was NOT HUNGRY. Which I starve when I am on low-fat diets. ugh.

I know I can't build a doctrine on one day but I was convinced I had gained weight and that my blood sugar would be bad because of all that pie.

Makes me want to keep going. LOL


CarolynF 11-26-2011 06:28 AM

Oh....I love this story, Webwoman..

LCarbing is the only way to get in control of your blood sugar without meds. And most
LCers use fewer meds when they are on plan.

I had to get over the Fear of Fat years ago..It takes a while, but it is a very pleasant experience..

webwoman100 11-26-2011 01:31 PM

Thanks CarolynF,

Well, I gotta tell ya that *something* is happening.

My blood sugar numbers are going down again today. Yay!

And I am just stunned that it's happening and really I've barely started.

I am feeling better than I have been. I have been really struggling with my diabetes and BS numbers so anything that makes me feel better than I have been makes me very happy.

Congrats on all of your success! Very inspiring!


CarolynF 11-28-2011 05:22 PM

:) Glad you found our monthly post...;)

lindawell8 01-04-2012 10:06 PM

Just starting
It is strange to know I can eat fat. I tried to start this before but chickened out. But I need to do something also for my diabetis. And everything I am reading on here, is getting me excited. That there is hope. Thank you.:)

CarolynF 01-05-2012 03:22 PM

Fat is your friend..It takes a while to realize it, though..:) Good luck, there is lots of hope.

lindawell8 01-05-2012 05:08 PM

Eating Fat
:DThank you CarolynF. It is easier to do when you hear other people tell how it is working for them. I do not take meds. Tried they made me sick. So have been doing buy diet and exercise. I have done LC but never the fat. But it even makes more since to do this. So have my first day almost in. Looking forward to tomorrow.

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