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Forum: Other Plans 08-13-2015, 03:38 AM
Replies: 644
Views: 80,953
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Trying Fast 5

Hello everyone! I have been (faithfully) doing Fast5 now for about 9 days. I too find it easier to eat nothing instead of trying to control myself. I weighed myself after 4 days last week and was...
Forum: JUDDD 01-25-2015, 05:30 AM
Replies: 113
Views: 7,954
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I started again too...

I started again on January 6th. Although I have gained a lot of weight, I restarted again because of my RA. It was under control as long as I did 2 down days a week. Right before Christmas, I started...
Forum: JUDDD 08-15-2014, 03:00 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Thanks to all for your suggestions and support....

Thanks to all for your suggestions and support. This is a great place to be - it's so helpful to me to be able to come here and read all about our shared successes and setbacks!Blessings to you all!
Forum: JUDDD 08-14-2014, 09:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Thank you LowCarbGal. I do forget about broth. I...

Thank you LowCarbGal. I do forget about broth. I was doing tea with almond milk but it doesnt seem to help much now.
Forum: JUDDD 08-14-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,296
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Does it get any easier?

This is about my third serious restart. I have posted before that this WOE has helped my RA - I haven't had to have a biologic in almost two years. I tried to stick to MWF but I was not losing any...
Forum: JUDDD 04-19-2014, 05:13 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,103
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I am so sorry to hear about your terrible loss....

I am so sorry to hear about your terrible loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 09-08-2013, 05:51 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,523
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
My doctor told me to take metamucil. It's...

My doctor told me to take metamucil. It's psyllium I believe. I am taking the capsules. When I take 6, 3 times a day it works great. I cant always get that in but it still works if I take 6 capsules...
Forum: JUDDD 07-26-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,956
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Drinking is the ONE fattening thing I dont do!!!!...

Drinking is the ONE fattening thing I dont do!!!! I always say, I dont drink because if I drank as much as I eat, I would not be able to function! The coco loco sounds delicious though.
Forum: JUDDD 07-22-2013, 04:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,306
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I am pretty sure I tried this before and didn't...

I am pretty sure I tried this before and didn't care for it but all of your remarks are making me want to try it again. I always liked Fresca too!
Forum: JUDDD 07-17-2013, 03:51 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,643
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Interesting - I am doing 4:3 but only recently...

Interesting - I am doing 4:3 but only recently began watching my calories on my 4 up days. I was stuck for a really long time but I think I am starting to see movement down now. I have been sick...
Forum: JUDDD 07-12-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,036
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Happy Birthday and thanks for all the great posts!

Happy Birthday and thanks for all the great posts!
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,475
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Yes - I agree. You both look beautiful!

Yes - I agree. You both look beautiful!
Forum: JUDDD 07-02-2013, 08:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,168
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Me too never. I am truly addicted.

Me too never. I am truly addicted.
Forum: JUDDD 06-29-2013, 12:47 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,833
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
About 9 years ago, I did Walk Away the Pounds for...

About 9 years ago, I did Walk Away the Pounds for 4 weeks, 4 days a week. I didnt even push it and I lost 4 pounds (with no change in diet) I need to start again.
Forum: JUDDD 06-22-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
It's too bad that it did not work for you. My...

It's too bad that it did not work for you. My sister-in-law has PA and degenerative disc disease too - she is much older than you. She has recently seen a pain specialist and he has helped her. She...
Forum: JUDDD 06-22-2013, 02:57 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,223
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I came as a switcher but now I am staying because...

I came as a switcher but now I am staying because of healing. I have found that if I fast for at least 2 days a week my ra is minimized! I have not had an infusion in over a year and only take...
Forum: JUDDD 06-12-2013, 03:01 AM
Replies: 211
Views: 10,720
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I hope you feel better soon.

I hope you feel better soon.
Forum: JUDDD 06-02-2013, 06:28 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,815
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Just looked through the BTF thread - wow! Never...

Just looked through the BTF thread - wow! Never knew about that one either!
Forum: JUDDD 06-02-2013, 04:20 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,815
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Thanks so much!!! I had the same questions!

Thanks so much!!! I had the same questions!
Forum: JUDDD 06-01-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,535
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I have been having an 80 calorie greek yogurt for...

I have been having an 80 calorie greek yogurt for lunch. Pickles and laughing cow cheese for dinner and then 1 cup of rice chex with half a cup of almond milk. That and a couple of cups of tea with...
Forum: JUDDD 05-20-2013, 03:39 AM
Replies: 111
Views: 7,414
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Sending prayers and good thoughts to you.

Sending prayers and good thoughts to you.
Forum: JUDDD 05-04-2013, 04:35 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 92,159
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I have been taking this more consistently this...

I have been taking this more consistently this week. Two in the morning and two in the afternoon. I really do think it is helping.
Forum: JUDDD 05-04-2013, 04:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 11,301
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Funny, my mom (whose body type I did NOT...

Funny, my mom (whose body type I did NOT inherit!) was always very thin - in fact, she really was malnurished when she was older. Her diet consisted of tea, toast and peppermints. She never wanted to...
Forum: JUDDD 04-08-2013, 03:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,853
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Me too Christina!!

Me too Christina!!
Forum: JUDDD 04-06-2013, 01:37 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,972
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
So sorry for your loss. I am saying a prayer for...

So sorry for your loss. I am saying a prayer for you and your children.
Forum: JUDDD 03-30-2013, 09:44 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,039
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Has anyone done the recommendations in Julia...

Has anyone done the recommendations in Julia Ross' The Diet Cure? I am such a sweet eater - I was going to try it next week. In her older book, she says to cut out wheat, milk and sugar for 7 days...
Forum: JUDDD 03-16-2013, 03:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,024
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. I...

I am so very sorry for the loss of your mother. I miss my mom so much still. Don't feel guilty - you were a good daughter and she knows this. I believe our loved ones are with us still.
Forum: JUDDD 03-10-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 445
Views: 14,603
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Congrats to all you walkers! I dont have a...

Congrats to all you walkers! I dont have a treadmill (or room for one) but when I was trying to exercise/walk and the weather was bad, I did Leslie Sansone WATP. I still think walking outside is the...
Forum: JUDDD 02-11-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 326
Sticky: DD Food Porn
Views: 118,773
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
These look FABULOUS!

20 calories each mini cupcake

This is another recipe I tweaked (a lot) from Ginny's 2 minute donut recipe.

Dry Ingredients:
2 tablespoons parmesan cheese
1 tablespoon dark cocoa powder
1...
Forum: JUDDD 02-10-2013, 06:51 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,146
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I never told my husband my weight either. Then...

I never told my husband my weight either. Then last weekend, I had terrible abdominal pains and went to the ER - they thought I was having a heart attack and kept me overnight. Did you know that some...
Forum: JUDDD 02-07-2013, 04:10 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Why can I stick so well on down days but I go...

Why can I stick so well on down days but I go nuts on up days? I def have an awful problem with food.
Forum: JUDDD 02-01-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 861
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
B = 1 1/2 cups honey vanilla chai with almond...

B = 1 1/2 cups honey vanilla chai with almond milk 15
L = 100 calorie greek yogurt, diet ice tea and diet coke
D = can of progresso light vegetable soup = 120
tea with almond milk 15
Activia 60...
Forum: JUDDD 01-27-2013, 04:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Thank you for all your replies. I bought frozen...

Thank you for all your replies. I bought frozen hash browns (no added fat) and I think I am going to try it this week!:)
Forum: JUDDD 01-26-2013, 12:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,476
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Late to the potato hack....

I haven't been able to lose back to my before XMas weight. I am sticking to the DDs because my arthritis feels so good. I am out of control on my UDs though. I thought I might try the potato DD. Is...
Forum: JUDDD 01-21-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,595
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I downloaded the 8 Hour Diet on my Kindle. I read...

I downloaded the 8 Hour Diet on my Kindle. I read it on a long car ride yesterday - I bought it really to read the research. I told my husband he should try it. He is pretty disciplined and it...
Forum: JUDDD 01-19-2013, 09:58 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,039
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: JUDDD 01-19-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 159
Views: 14,039
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Jenny - what/how much do you take of the...

Jenny - what/how much do you take of the L-glutamine? I clicked on the link and there is a long page of options. I crave sweets ALL the time - it's why I am as heavy as I am.
I want to put an order...
Forum: JUDDD 01-19-2013, 08:47 AM
Replies: 1,092
Views: 92,159
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
Sunday - thanks for posting the link to the...

Sunday - thanks for posting the link to the abstract and the signs of low-blood pressure. I am going to order this today!
Forum: JUDDD 01-19-2013, 02:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,898
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I just wanted to lose weight at first but my RA...

I just wanted to lose weight at first but my RA is so good if I stick that this is my primary goal now. Yesterday was a DD for me. I must have said to myself "You can eat tomorrow "a thousand times...
Forum: JUDDD 01-12-2013, 07:42 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,705
Posted By VioletsGrandMom
I really like this rheumy because he is very...

I really like this rheumy because he is very research intuned. He never suggests any new medicines unless he has looked into the research about them first. I think if I go back in two months with the...
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