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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-10-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,689
Posted By monica1210
Woo! Great job! I agree with the water...

Woo! Great job! I agree with the water suggestion!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-11-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By monica1210
Ketosaurusrex, thank you! Great info in your...

Ketosaurusrex, thank you! Great info in your post!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-11-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,921
Posted By monica1210
Oh my gosh this is me! I used to drink wine like...

Oh my gosh this is me! I used to drink wine like a champ! The other night I had two glasses and felt AWFUL the next morning. As much as I love my wine, feeling that bad the next day was NOT worth...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-10-2013, 07:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By monica1210
That's likely me too! :) My husband "ran" with...

That's likely me too! :) My husband "ran" with me once and wondered if we were actually running or just speed walking. I am definitely running, but SLOWLY! :)

Have you read any of the marathon...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-06-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,966
Posted By monica1210
Elliot, I just recently ran 10.5 miles with very...

Elliot, I just recently ran 10.5 miles with very little carbs in my system. (I typically eat under 20) Read the book "Low Carbohydrate Performance". It really changes your perspective. I ran a...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-27-2013, 06:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,782
Posted By monica1210
Welcome! The more you read about NK, the less...

Welcome! The more you read about NK, the less you will ever want to stray away. Not only for the weight loss benefits, but the other diseases that it could possibly be preventing! :)

Keep...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-26-2013, 05:44 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By monica1210
Quick question...why butter and not heavy cream? ...

Quick question...why butter and not heavy cream? Does something happen chemically to cream when it's converted to butter?

Hubby was asking me this last night when I was describing this little...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-25-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By monica1210
Rebecca, it's a great tracker! What I like best,...

Rebecca, it's a great tracker! What I like best, is it keeps you from freaking out when there are fluctuations in weight. It can go up here and there, but as long as the trend is downwards, it's...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-25-2013, 06:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 964
Posted By monica1210
Tracking

Gee, can you tell when I stopped focusing on percentages and started looking at the actual numbers? :jumpjoy:
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-24-2013, 09:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By monica1210
I had this for breakfast and it was DELICIOUS! ...

I had this for breakfast and it was DELICIOUS! Thanks again for sharing! I can see this being a regular occurrence in my life. :)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-23-2013, 10:01 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By monica1210
Yesssssss! I am all about the easy clean up! ...

Yesssssss! I am all about the easy clean up! Especially since I am up very early!

Thank you for sharing! I can't wait to try this!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-23-2013, 09:39 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,067
Posted By monica1210
That looks delicious! Question on how you...

That looks delicious! Question on how you blend....can an immersion blender work or is that not powerful enough?

I will try it tomorrow, but just curious how you blend.

Thanks and enjoy that...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-21-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,863
Posted By monica1210
The extra virgin is amazing! My grocery store...

The extra virgin is amazing! My grocery store just recently started carrying it. I LOVE coconut and the smell and flavor is delicious! I have half a jar of the other coconut oil at work that I put...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-21-2013, 03:23 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,863
Posted By monica1210
MCT Oil and Coconut Oil

Questions for those of you who have been doing this awhile. Do you use both MCT oil and Coconut oil? Do you strictly use one or the other?

So I know that MCT Oil is a pure MCT while coconut...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-21-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,644
Posted By monica1210
Thank you, Rebecca! Your suggestion encouraged...

Thank you, Rebecca! Your suggestion encouraged more and more reading and researching on my part. It really helped and it makes sense!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-21-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,644
Posted By monica1210
I used to be ALL about the percentages and then...

I used to be ALL about the percentages and then Rebecca suggested I count all the numbers instead. (Actually, if you stay within your numbers, your percentages will automatically fall in the ideal...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-19-2013, 12:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
Thanks Rebecca. :)

Thanks Rebecca. :)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-19-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
:o Thanks! Feel so silly for being so nervous! ...

:o Thanks! Feel so silly for being so nervous! That's a really good reading and I am very happy! :)
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-19-2013, 06:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
I did it!!!! Drumroll please............. 2.1

I did it!!!! Drumroll please............. 2.1
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-18-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
Thanks Annette! I am sad to hear the Novamax...

Thanks Annette! I am sad to hear the Novamax isn't reliable. I have 10 strips to get through and I suppose I will look for the Precision free deal somewhere. :) I remember reading that someone had...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-18-2013, 03:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
I got my kit today and couldn't do it. I will...

I got my kit today and couldn't do it. I will try in the morning. I have given birth to four children for goodness sake! HAHA!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-17-2013, 04:38 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,724
Posted By monica1210
Ntombi, thankfully it was free and the strips...

Ntombi, thankfully it was free and the strips were pretty cheap, so if it's not good, I will find the free version of the Precision Xtra. :) I didn't know that about the low numbers. Ugh! I hope...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-17-2013, 01:13 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,724
Posted By monica1210
Maddy, what do you think of this meter? I just...

Maddy, what do you think of this meter? I just ordered it and hear a lot about the Precision but not so much this one.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-16-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
I ordered one from Nova Diabetes care. It was...

I ordered one from Nova Diabetes care. It was free with the purchase of two boxes of strips. The strips were on sale and came out the same price as the Universal price.

Now to get over the fear...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-16-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
Was it the same brand?

Was it the same brand?
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-16-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,324
Posted By monica1210
Blood Testing

Hello! I am thinking about getting the ketosis blood tester. The Precision Xtra on Amazon apparently is a popular one.

When I read the recent review, it seems to be an older model with no strips...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-14-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By monica1210
Thank you Rebecca. I will look more at those...

Thank you Rebecca. I will look more at those numbers and try to get more protein. Oh man! That's not going to be easy but will do some more tweaking. Thanks! :)

And thank you for the math help...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-14-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By monica1210
I've been focusing more on my percentages of fat...

I've been focusing more on my percentages of fat and keeping it above 70%. Not really tracking the numbers.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-14-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By monica1210
Oh gosh, that means I am not eating enough...

Oh gosh, that means I am not eating enough protein then. I average somewhere in the 70's.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 10-14-2013, 01:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,670
Posted By monica1210
Math is NOT my forte. So please let me know if I...

Math is NOT my forte. So please let me know if I am doing this right....if my ideal weight is 140, then I would shoot for no more than 29 for protein?

If that's true....I have been almost twice...
Forum: JUDDD 11-14-2012, 11:21 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 11,208
Posted By monica1210
We brine our birds and deep fry those babies! :) ...

We brine our birds and deep fry those babies! :) YUM! I typically buy the store brand fresh bird.
Forum: JUDDD 11-14-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,213
Posted By monica1210
I do this too. I have been on them for 3 years...

I do this too. I have been on them for 3 years and I can't even begin to tell you what a difference this has made in my life!
Forum: JUDDD 11-13-2012, 12:07 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
This group really is filled with the most warm...

This group really is filled with the most warm and supportive people! Love it here!
Forum: JUDDD 11-13-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
Woo hoo! Come on over! :)

Woo hoo! Come on over! :)
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
No, not a castle, but it does rather feel like a...

No, not a castle, but it does rather feel like a flop house! :)

Lots of boozing, games, eating, boozing, football, cards, boozing.....

Oh yeah, and throw Thanksgiving in there somewhere. We do...
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By monica1210
HAHAHAHAHA! YES!

HAHAHAHAHA! YES!
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
:heart:

:heart:
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
Thanks for the warm welcome! Feeling all warm...

Thanks for the warm welcome! Feeling all warm and fuzzy inside! :)

I am a little concerned about the upcoming holiday as we have 20 people coming into town (STAYING WITH US!) for Thanksgiving. ...
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,133
Posted By monica1210
LOVE YOU! Is it bad that I start my UDs...

LOVE YOU!

Is it bad that I start my UDs counting the wine and then working backwards?

Love my red wine! Only now just on my UDs. :)
Forum: JUDDD 11-12-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,035
Posted By monica1210
Back and raring to go!

Hello everyone! I am back on the wagon as of 4 days ago. Fell off this summer when I was getting ready to send my daughter off to college. She goes to the military academy portion of Virginia Tech...
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