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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 804
Posted By enna1477
I found that when I've got that late evening urge...

I found that when I've got that late evening urge to eat my best strategy is to go to bed early if I can. It's quite telling that I can go to bed feeling ravenous but awake feeling just fine so I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-10-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,380
Posted By enna1477
Part of the appeal of LC for me was that I didn't...

Part of the appeal of LC for me was that I didn't have to complicate my life by tracking and analyzing everything that went into my mouth. I simply avoided sugar/grains/starches and ate to satisfy...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-09-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,288
Posted By enna1477
Welcome! What worked for me was to read...

Welcome! What worked for me was to read everything about low carb I could get my hands on. I have an entire library centered on the low carb lifestyle. Learn to convert recipes using LC...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-26-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 903
Posted By enna1477
I just had my gall bladder removed 4 days ago and...

I just had my gall bladder removed 4 days ago and so far so good. During the pre-op meeting with the surgeon I told him I ate a ketogenic diet and that a high percentage of my calories were fat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-02-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 689
Posted By enna1477
Ketostix - Still pink YEARS into LC?

A question for the long term LCers:

I've been LC since late 2010 and continue to use Ketostix. Sometimes I'll run out and go a couple months before purchasing them again but if I have them I tend...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2014, 08:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,099
Posted By enna1477
LC doesn't necessarily have to be expensive and...

LC doesn't necessarily have to be expensive and you've proved it! Good job!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,242
Posted By enna1477
What an interesting discussion! I wish I...

What an interesting discussion! I wish I understood the dynamics of the human body and I do get the surface details of the various theories. But I'll admit that when I'm slogging through a chapter...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-12-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 877
Posted By enna1477
Good to know! Thanks!

Good to know! Thanks!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-12-2014, 04:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 910
Posted By enna1477
I think I saw the same documentary awhile back -...

I think I saw the same documentary awhile back - were there repeated scenes of a group around a table grubbing away at a mountain of fatty meat? I don't know - I wasn't moved by the presentation and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-12-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,389
Posted By enna1477
I admit that I've brought up the subject of LC...

I admit that I've brought up the subject of LC (unsolicited) with people but never in the context of weight loss. I've told people I'm concerned about that after dropping sugar and grains from my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2014, 07:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,143
Posted By enna1477
I keyed in on the same "promotion" in the weekly...

I keyed in on the same "promotion" in the weekly flyer for my local store. Notice it is the pharmacist that leads the healthy lifestyle show? Because, you know, there are plenty of drugs they can...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2014, 06:05 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 572
Posted By enna1477
Good for you! You can do this! Although I...

Good for you! You can do this! Although I personally do no exercise for the sake of exercise (I chase chickens and turn over compost piles for activity), I understand resistance training can yield...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 766
Posted By enna1477
Wow! You look fantastic! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the...

Wow! You look fantastic! I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the dress you are wearing in the November 2013 picture!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2014, 08:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,044
Posted By enna1477
I suggest adding erythritol to your pantry list...

I suggest adding erythritol to your pantry list especially since you are planning to do cheesecakes. Do not use it in the filling part of your recipe - but it is perfect for the crust! 1 1/2 cups...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,497
Posted By enna1477
I'm hooked on iced green tea! I brew it in a Mr...

I'm hooked on iced green tea! I brew it in a Mr Tea maker without the ice so it's nice and concentrated. Then I transfer it to a pitcher I keep in the fridge. Because it is concentrated it holds...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 06:59 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 3,564
Posted By enna1477
After hitting 145 in September 2012 I continued...

After hitting 145 in September 2012 I continued to eat low carb but apparently higher carb than I should have and ended up gaining about a pound a month - 15 in total. I've been eating clean and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-30-2013, 07:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 6,758
Posted By enna1477
Yikes! So sorry that you and your DH are faced...

Yikes! So sorry that you and your DH are faced with such a scary health situation. But, as a longtime fan of your culinary creations I think you have tripped into a niche market for your recipes...
Forum: Other Plans 03-31-2013, 08:14 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,133
Posted By enna1477
I started LC a month before I turned 48 and have...

I started LC a month before I turned 48 and have lost well over 100 pounds. You can definitely do this at any age!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,120
Posted By enna1477
At my heaviest I was almost always overheated. ...

At my heaviest I was almost always overheated. I'd feel faint and sweaty in the summer sun and kept the house at 62 degrees in the winter. Now I'm always cold. In the summer I drive with no AC and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,868
Posted By enna1477
I lost a tremendous amount of weight without a...

I lost a tremendous amount of weight without a "plan" other than avoiding wheat, starch, and sugar. I ate to suit my hunger so some days were low calorie but other days were much higher. I stalled...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-24-2013, 09:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,306
Posted By enna1477
Although losing weight has brought some...

Although losing weight has brought some predictable happy events (more clothing options, not being the biggest person in the room, increased stamina for physical activities, etc) it is the PROCESS...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-09-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,324
Posted By enna1477
How did it turn out?

How did it turn out?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2013, 04:27 PM
Replies: 99
Views: 217,459
Posted By enna1477
I do an occasional run through a Chinese Buffet....

I do an occasional run through a Chinese Buffet. I just avoid the rice, noodles and usual suspects like General Tso's or anything that is battered or in a sugary sauce. There is always broccoli...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-09-2013, 04:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,342
Posted By enna1477
Having gone through those teenage years myself...

Having gone through those teenage years myself and (as my own mother decreed) suffered through two teens that were easily twice as cheeky and disrespectful as I was, I have a theory. Many kids pick...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-25-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,255
Posted By enna1477
I'm with the crowd that occasionally eats foods...

I'm with the crowd that occasionally eats foods that are low GI. I have lentils or hummus at least once every 3-4 weeks so while they are not a frequent guest on the menu, I still enjoy them and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-14-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,121
Posted By enna1477
It's water. And snot. Don't worry, your body...

It's water. And snot. Don't worry, your body will let it all go once you're back in the pink.
Forum: Other Plans 02-09-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,667
Posted By enna1477
Review of Wheat Belly Cookbook - Peanuts Gone...

Review of Wheat Belly Cookbook - Peanuts Gone Wild Muffins recipe

My resolution this year is to try at least one new LC baking recipe every weekend. This is my second recipe tested from the Wheat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-09-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,296
Posted By enna1477
Go to bed hungry - I rarely have that deep down...

Go to bed hungry - I rarely have that deep down hunger in the evenings anymore but in the early days after going LC I had some white knuckle nights where I was consumed with the urge to munch. Going...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-09-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,547
Posted By enna1477
I ditto Lokabiebarbie! Most accomplished...

I ditto Lokabiebarbie! Most accomplished cooks/bakers love a challenge so stock up on nut flours, flax, coconut oil, whatever low carb sweetener you use and turn your mom loose on it.

My goal...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-08-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,008
Posted By enna1477
Wowza! Look at YOU! I'm so impressed and I love...

Wowza! Look at YOU! I'm so impressed and I love your posts too. Thanks for sharing your progress and pictures.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-04-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,918
Posted By enna1477
I read WWGF and never looked back. It was like a...

I read WWGF and never looked back. It was like a switch was tripped in my circuitry. Since then I've plowed through GCBC, Wheat Belly, the Phinney book and more. I learned to identify both high...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-13-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,216
Posted By enna1477
Oh my gosh - threads like these strike terror...

Oh my gosh - threads like these strike terror into in my heart! I lost 100 pounds in 2010 and whittled away another 10 pounds in 2012. I've had a lifelong struggle with weight and now at 50 years of...
Forum: Other Plans 01-05-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 7,667
Posted By enna1477
Thanks so much for the tip on the Gourmet Girl...

Thanks so much for the tip on the Gourmet Girl blog! I'm going to try her turkey pot pie as soon as possible. Those birds should be on a steep discount any day now!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-05-2013, 08:09 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 3,330
Posted By enna1477
Avocado, cream cheese, bacon, and sprouts rolled...

Avocado, cream cheese, bacon, and sprouts rolled up in a LC tortilla! HEAVEN! If I'm feeling frisky I'll throw in some black olives and sunflower seed too!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2013, 07:54 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,477
Posted By enna1477
I'm a food hoarder and come by it honestly being...

I'm a food hoarder and come by it honestly being raised with depression era grandparents. It's also a 50 mile round trip for any serious shopping although I'm within a couple of miles of a small...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2013, 12:28 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,728
Posted By enna1477
No exercise per se....BUT as I lost the weight...

No exercise per se....BUT as I lost the weight and my energy level soared my activity level naturally (and painlessly) went way up. I can garden for hours without having to rest on my little garden...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-03-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,868
Posted By enna1477
Sometimes I think the comments that sting the...

Sometimes I think the comments that sting the most are the ones that have a grain of truth. Unless the comment is completely false, I've found it easier (and almost therapeutic) to agree to meet in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-30-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,180
Posted By enna1477
If I were a lab rat I might be concerned. I've...

If I were a lab rat I might be concerned. I've used AS throughout my weight loss without any problems. I know some people are sensitive to them but many are not. I'm in that lucky bunch!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-29-2012, 07:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,644
Posted By enna1477
A friend brought back three small black truffles...

A friend brought back three small black truffles packed in oil for me from a trip to Italy. They've been on my shelf for a year now because I can't decide decide how to use them. Any ideas would be...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2012, 07:52 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,040
Posted By enna1477
Yes, YES! I so agree with the posters who...

Yes, YES! I so agree with the posters who encourage reading and research as you enter the LC world. Learning about what you are doing and why it works and how harmful certain foods are will make it...
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