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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2016, 08:42 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,438
Posted By leeloo
Hi Clackley! Hi all! I'm going strong. For...

Hi Clackley! Hi all!

I'm going strong. For almost two whole days so far :hyst:

I decided to do a moderate-carb plan for now, instead of jumping into Atkins induction. I think it'll be easier on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2016, 11:19 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,438
Posted By leeloo
Wow, I'm so happy to see familiar faces and...

Wow, I'm so happy to see familiar faces and names! I clicked some other threads but didn't see anyone I remember!

I guess picked the right day to come back to the board :) (I don't know if anyone...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-04-2014, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,806
Posted By leeloo
I like the G Hughes, it tastes like regular...

I like the G Hughes, it tastes like regular store-bought BBQ sauce to me. It's about $6.50 at my local Safeway, which is kinda spendy but :dunno:.

I'm thinking of stocking up - so often LC foods...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-02-2014, 07:29 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,696
Posted By leeloo
Crockpot Chicken Musakhan

I got this from a blog called "Stuff I Make My Husband"

OMG, so good! I used skinned, bone-in chicken thighs, and I didn't have mint, so I used parsley. Otherwise I followed the recipe.

I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-02-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,646
Posted By leeloo
Woo hoo! Happy anniversary! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy: ...

Woo hoo! Happy anniversary! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

It sounds like you've had a lot more successes than failures, so keep up the good work!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,421
Posted By leeloo
I get the 100% coconut milk Aroy-D tetrapak...

I get the 100% coconut milk Aroy-D tetrapak cartons that have no preservatives or other ingredients added. I think the package says it only keeps a day or two refrigerated after opening, so I go...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2014, 09:58 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,969
Posted By leeloo
I agree with nolcjunk and mimivac. I stick...

I agree with nolcjunk and mimivac.

I stick to vegetables and meats, skip the rice and noodles, and just eat the sauce that clings to the food and leave the rest of the sauce in the dish. No sweet...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-28-2014, 07:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By leeloo
I think everyone has to find their own balance....

I think everyone has to find their own balance. The first time I did LC (very successfully!), it really became my major hobby. I read it, cooked it, tracked it, talked it. It was fun, though, and...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 07-28-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,023
Posted By leeloo
Good choice! My cholesterol improves...

Good choice!

My cholesterol improves markedly on LC, especially when I've lost or am losing weight. But it goes right back up again if I quit eating LC. So if you want to keep your results, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2014, 11:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,043
Posted By leeloo
Even the sugar-free citrucel is too high in carbs...

Even the sugar-free citrucel is too high in carbs - I think I remember figuring that my dailly dose would be 14 carbs :eek:. It's too bad, because the active ingredient (methylcellulose) doesn't have...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2014, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,191
Posted By leeloo
Aw, look at that cute little muffin!:heart: ...

Aw, look at that cute little muffin!:heart:

I don't know much about LC and breastfeeding, but ArcticMama has posted recently about pregnancy and LC, and I suspect she might have some resources for...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-27-2014, 01:59 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,201
Posted By leeloo
I still haven't tried the oopsies, but I made...

I still haven't tried the oopsies, but I made regular Revolution Rolls today, for the first time in years. They were great with my pulled pork :)

I know they'll be even better after sitting around...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-27-2014, 01:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,347
Posted By leeloo
A crockpot's temperature isn't really that "low",...

A crockpot's temperature isn't really that "low", when it comes to food safety. Anything that has been boiling or simmering for hours is going to be safe to eat!

Pork is safe at an internal temp...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2014, 12:26 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,658
Posted By leeloo
I've never heard of this brand, and I agree with...

I've never heard of this brand, and I agree with everything you're saying about well-fitting bras! Wacoal is my main brand, but only in a few styles. I like non-minimizer, unlined, underwire bras,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,487
Posted By leeloo
Great results! I think LC usually improves...

Great results! I think LC usually improves cholesterol readings, but I'm not sure that everyone gets down to ideal levels. There are so many other factors at play, like heredity, weight, age, etc.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By leeloo
Yeah, it's too bad I don't lose well on higher...

Yeah, it's too bad I don't lose well on higher calories, like I used to 10 years ago! Back then I ate dairy and averaged 1800 calories a day, which no longer cuts it :(.

In your shoes, I'd do like...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 10:04 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,962
Posted By leeloo
I haven't noticed avocado oil having a pronounced...

I haven't noticed avocado oil having a pronounced taste - it just tastes like oil to me. I think it's fine in salad dressings and mayo, as well as for cooking. I bet it would work great for your...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,650
Posted By leeloo
The easiest way for me to cut calories was to...

The easiest way for me to cut calories was to quit eating breakfast. It's not for everyone, but I'm not hungry in the mornings unless I've worked out, so mostly I just have black coffee until noon,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 12:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,962
Posted By leeloo
The oils I am regularly using: Extra...

The oils I am regularly using:


Extra Virgin Olive Oil - not heated, used in dressings
Extra Light Olive Oil - sometimes heated, but not to high temperatures, I use it for sautees and for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 07:37 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,296
Posted By leeloo
Wow! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy: ...

Wow! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

Awesome accomplishment. I bet you do feel better! :lol: And think how much healthier you must be :heart:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 08:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By leeloo
Down to 186 today! If this weight sticks I will...

Down to 186 today! If this weight sticks I will be so happy :)

More importantly, my appetite seems more under control again, and I'm feeling strong in my LC lifestyle.

Proving to myself, for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2014, 08:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 953
Posted By leeloo
Fantastic!...

Fantastic! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

Isn't it the greatest? Take a minute to pat yourself on the back, then keep up the good work!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,132
Posted By leeloo
WOW! Very inspiring! It's a huge accomplishment...

WOW! Very inspiring! It's a huge accomplishment that you've stuck to it for 11 years. (And you look pretty darn cute, too! ;))
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2014, 08:45 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,163
Posted By leeloo
My mom says her only pregnancy craving with me...

My mom says her only pregnancy craving with me was iceberg lettuce. She ate two heads a day, plain. crunch crunch crunch. :hyst::confused:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2014, 02:30 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By leeloo
I'm just sticking with going back to basics, with...

I'm just sticking with going back to basics, with an emphasis on meat & fat until I'm firmly back in ketosis. My mouth tasted pretty bad this morning, so I think it's working already :lol:.

For...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2014, 02:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 861
Posted By leeloo
Fantastic! Your hard work is paying off :)

Fantastic! Your hard work is paying off :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-19-2014, 05:59 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By leeloo
Operation back on track is going well - I have...

Operation back on track is going well - I have eaten so. much. meat. today :laugh:

Late breakfast: black coffee, 2 chicken thighs, salad with lettuce, red pepper, avocado, radishes, viniagrette....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2014, 01:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By leeloo
Thanks Taryl & Jenn! It's so easy for me to...

Thanks Taryl & Jenn!

It's so easy for me to give advice, but harder sometimes to follow it!

I've been on plan so far today, and this weekend I have no socializing commitments so I can stick...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,431
Posted By leeloo
Struggling to get back in the groove!

I've been stuck at 189-190 for at least a month! It's my own fault, I think, but very frustrating. :annoyed:

I keep sticking almost to plan, but with too many slip-ups and indulgences. It's the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,112
Posted By leeloo
The Oh Boy! Oberto factory outlet is right down...

The Oh Boy! Oberto factory outlet is right down the street from me! If you live in Seattle you can get their products in big bags, which gets you a better price.

They do have a website if you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,181
Posted By leeloo
Added to my list! Thanks for sharing. I'm always...

Added to my list! Thanks for sharing. I'm always looking for Costco deals :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,403
Posted By leeloo
Yes! I have a totally cute pair that I haven't...

Yes! I have a totally cute pair that I haven't worn in years. Can't wait to get back into them!:high5:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By leeloo
I agree with those saying that one meal's worth...

I agree with those saying that one meal's worth of indulgence doesn't cause weight gain - at least not for me. It's indulging repeatedly that causes me problems, whether multiple times in a day, or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-07-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,820
Posted By leeloo
Arctic Mama, you sound like you've got a handle...

Arctic Mama, you sound like you've got a handle on things, both mentally and with eating-plan tweaks. And you're doing the most important thing - not quitting!

As people who care about healthy...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-07-2014, 03:20 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,921
Posted By leeloo
I thought low-fat was the only way to lose...

I thought low-fat was the only way to lose weight, and low-fat made me so hungry I was ready to chew my own arm off every day by 4pm.

So I thought I could never lose weight and gave up trying for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 05:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,856
Posted By leeloo
I don't eat at KFC much (if at all), but I do...

I don't eat at KFC much (if at all), but I do know to check my order before I leave the store - every time. They mess it up so often!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,079
Posted By leeloo
Oh man, sorry to hear about all the meds....

Oh man, sorry to hear about all the meds. Hopefully you'll get off most or all of them soon.

If I were you, I'd take a pass on the doctor's "instructions" about what to eat. Your plan says "Atkins...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,324
Posted By leeloo
Fantastic! Keep on keepin' on!

Fantastic! Keep on keepin' on!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 109,240
Posted By leeloo
That's fantastic! You are getting those blood...

That's fantastic! You are getting those blood sugar demons under control! I love hearing about long-term problems like the diabetes-related skin issues getting resolved. That takes some serious work...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-06-2014, 04:54 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,820
Posted By leeloo
Great advice! So much of success is mental....

Great advice! So much of success is mental. Especially getting on, or back on, the LC wagon. :)
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