Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home


Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Main Lowcarb Lobby
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-25-2013, 09:44 AM   #1
Major LCF Poster!
 
Aomiel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,563
Gallery: Aomiel
Stats: 330/140/140 A1c 4.8
WOE: Bernstein (Maintenance)
Start Date: January 2010
Reunion on Saturday...

...and I am so glad I've been doing an egg fast for 3 days (this is day 4) and am planning to continue right up to Saturday morning. I haven't lost any weight but I'm in such deep ketosis that I have to force myself to eat and *nothing* is tempting me. We drove past the fairgrounds last night and even all the wonderful food smells did nothing for me. Given that my family are carbaholics and the planned potluck includes junk food (e.g. chips, etc.), *many* desserts, 5 different potato type dishes (seriously?!) and even the main dishes coming in are carb loaded ethnic types (other than the hot dogs so the kids will be happy), I need all the appetite suppressant I can get! Not a veggie or fruit in sight!

I'm taking a steak for the grill and my yummy green salad for one meal and deviled eggs for that evening when we get back to the hotel. I'm debating about making a low carb dessert just for me...kind of like a cheesecake pudding, but haven't made up my mind yet. Maybe I'll peruse the recipe section unless someone has one they like.
__________________

Type 2 controlled by low carb diet <25gm carbs and and controlled protein.
Aomiel is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 07-28-2013, 02:44 PM   #2
Major LCF Poster!
 
Aomiel's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 2,563
Gallery: Aomiel
Stats: 330/140/140 A1c 4.8
WOE: Bernstein (Maintenance)
Start Date: January 2010
I made it through the reunion and didn't slip up even once! I was right though. There was not even *one* item on that table that I could eat. The best part...several of my cousins came over to me as I was enjoying my chef's salad and said, "Oh yummm...that looks good. I didn't even think about making a green salad as my contribution!"

I haven't seen many of these cousins since last summer (we live in a different state) so it was kind of fun to have them look at me and do a double take. Several quizzed me about low carb...while scarfing down the high carby, sugary fare.

It's good to be back home and in my more familiar element though. I realized that I was struggling a bit not to give in, but not because the food smelled so good (although it did)...but more because I was back in with my old eating buddies...and wanted to drop into old eating patterns. Even though it had been a year!

Crossing my fingers that the scale will reward me tomorrow morning for my willpower!
Aomiel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2013, 03:49 PM   #3
Blabbermouth!!!
 
handbells's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2006
Location: traveling through space and time
Posts: 6,408
Gallery: handbells
Stats: too much/not enough/just right
Start Date: today!
Good for you for sticking with your plan! I know it was a great feeling
handbells is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-29-2013, 05:14 PM   #4
Senior LCF Member
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: East Texas
Posts: 123
Gallery: gammazach
Stats: 266/249.5/150
WOE: atkins
Start Date: 4/19/2011 restart 7/17/14
Way to plan ahead!
gammazach is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are On



All times are GMT -7. The time now is 04:27 PM.


Copyright ©1999-2014 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.