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Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-24-2013, 09:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By CrazyCatLady
My favorite is Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey...

My favorite is Body Fortress Super Advanced Whey Isolate, Vanilla Creme. I bought it at Walmart. To me it's good just mixed with water, which is a first with all the ones I've tried.
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-23-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,786
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I keep thinking of stuff and coming back and...

I keep thinking of stuff and coming back and adding them, LOL! Here's another one:

Fage Fat Free plain yogurt can be mixed with dry ranch dressing mix for a high protein ranch dressing. You have...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-23-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,786
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Is it the meat you're getting tired of? Because...

Is it the meat you're getting tired of? Because once you start discovering other protein sources, you can cut down on meat quite a bit. I've listed some examples off the top of my head, along with a...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-23-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,369
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Bob's Red Mill TVP (Texturized Vegetable...

Bob's Red Mill TVP (Texturized Vegetable Protein). You can get it at some grocery stores, and most health food stores, or online. It has the texture of oatmeal, but not much taste one way or another....
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-14-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,666
Posted By CrazyCatLady
It's basically the same, just more food. I still...

It's basically the same, just more food. I still spend a lot of time calculating and planning meals. And I still eat a lot of low carb veggies. The main difference is now I get to include small...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-14-2013, 07:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,489
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Yep. I ate some SF Lifesavers and Nips at a work...

Yep. I ate some SF Lifesavers and Nips at a work party - maybe 3 of each, and it made my stomach hurt and make loud gurgley noises. To speak plainly, it made me all gassy. Then another time I chewed...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-04-2013, 10:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,499
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thanks everybody! As far as my metabolism, I...

Thanks everybody! As far as my metabolism, I really think my slow but steady approach to exercise has contributed to it, as well as eating every 2-3 hours. I only exercise hard at my class on...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-03-2013, 02:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,499
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thanks yall! I'll think about it. :-)

Thanks yall! I'll think about it. :-)
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-02-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,499
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Wellness phase, BMR machine

So I'm officially in the wellness phase. I mean, I thought of myself as already being there, but I guess the last two weeks were a transitional phase, and now it's officially wellness. :-)

At my...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-02-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,178
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I had trouble finding the Calcium Blend with the...

I had trouble finding the Calcium Blend with the right combo of Calcium, Magnesium and Vitamin D. I ended up buying one bottle of Calcium, and another of Vitamin D and Magnesium. It did have more...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 02-01-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,654
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Yes, mine turned out to be constipation (nice,...

Yes, mine turned out to be constipation (nice, huh?), which can be pretty common with a low carb diet. If your pain persists, don't hesitate to see your doctor about it. :-)
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-23-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Well, I should have read the other posts, you've...

Well, I should have read the other posts, you've already hit onederland, and you've already discussed weighing daily. So never mind! LOL!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-23-2013, 08:01 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,585
Posted By CrazyCatLady
YAY! I knew you'd get there soon!

YAY! I knew you'd get there soon!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-23-2013, 07:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I know it's easier said than done, but try not to...

I know it's easier said than done, but try not to weigh yourself every day. Once a week at most. You might try putting the scales up on the top shelf of a closet so it takes some effort to get to,...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-20-2013, 08:09 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I would suggest making yourself a cheat sheet for...

I would suggest making yourself a cheat sheet for when you go eat. Include which are the low carb veggies and fruits, how much equals one serving, and the number of calories. I got a couple of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-18-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thanks Barb and thanks Sue for the suggestion,...

Thanks Barb and thanks Sue for the suggestion, that's a good idea! More exercise certainly never hurts!

Today I had my weigh-in after my two week transition period, and I lost two more pounds of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-13-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Well, I'm still fumbling through transition, not...

Well, I'm still fumbling through transition, not doing too badly though. It's hard not to get excited about upping the carbs and calories and adding new foods, and then overdoing it. I'm hanging in...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-09-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I think you're mixing Cricket and I up, I'm...

I think you're mixing Cricket and I up, I'm CrazyCatLady, like on The Simpsons. :-)

As for exercise, I go to a class on Saturdays, and I've just tried to increase my activities the rest of the...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-08-2013, 09:02 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thanks Jessica! Wow, this transition phase...

Thanks Jessica!

Wow, this transition phase is hard! It seems like it would be easy...

...just add a half of cup of brown rice to lunch, a half of sweet potato to supper, and a pear for a...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-06-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Yes, it's weird to be so excited about brown...

Yes, it's weird to be so excited about brown rice, but it was good. I think I had to go that long without it to really get that it is something to eat sparingly. I realize now that it's a matter of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-05-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thank you! Yeah, I'm trying to figure this...

Thank you! Yeah, I'm trying to figure this maintenance thing out, and it's a little scary. I ate 1/2 cup of brown rice tonight and I feel a little guilty. Silly, I know. I probably would have gotten...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-05-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,146
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Way to go CricketLeg! Try not to stress about the...

Way to go CricketLeg! Try not to stress about the future, just take it day by day. You CAN stay on track in any given situation just by making good choices. Hang in there!
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-04-2013, 11:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Another good thing to do is bring your own...

Another good thing to do is bring your own healthy treats, like vegetables or fruit. I never expect people to cater to my dietary needs, so I try to come prepared. But you'll be surprised, once...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-04-2013, 09:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,586
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I usually go with either salad with oil and...

I usually go with either salad with oil and vinegar dressing on the side, no croutons and very little to no cheese, or steamed vegetables along with grilled chicken. You do have to watch it because...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-04-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Well, I wouldn't have believed it, I weighed in...

Well, I wouldn't have believed it, I weighed in at 147.5! My main goal was 150 because that puts me in the healthy BMI range, but apparently I set my goal as 145 at the clinic (which I didn't...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2013, 08:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,606
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I've found it's better to forget about treats...

I've found it's better to forget about treats altogether. I know it's hard to wrap your mind around, but you will eventually find you don't have to have these things. I now consider a sweet piece of...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,001
Posted By CrazyCatLady
There have been times when I've actually...

There have been times when I've actually considered telling people I was diabetic, because it would be easier. But like NCBookworm said, once you do it, it becomes easier. I think we probably feel...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,240
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Yes, portion control is key! I always take my...

Yes, portion control is key! I always take my groceries and measure snacks into single serving size portions. Then each night I plan & prepare the next days meals. I pack my lunch with two snacks and...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,178
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Yeah, that first week is tough, but it can be...

Yeah, that first week is tough, but it can be done! Be careful with the exercise, just because you may get light headed easily.

If you get headaches or dizzy spells, drink your powerade zero, it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-03-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thanks! I've just about decided whatever I end up...

Thanks! I've just about decided whatever I end up tomorrow, that's it. Physically I feel like I'm at the ideal weight, so I don't want to get stuck on a number. Everyone keeps telling me not to lose...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-01-2013, 08:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,240
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I don't have a scales at all at home, so I only...

I don't have a scales at all at home, so I only weigh at the clinic. You do usually initially lose more the first couple of weeks, because a lot of it is water weight. They explained to me at my...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-01-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Why thank you! I just experiment, and believe me,...

Why thank you! I just experiment, and believe me, sometimes it doesn't work out. But I'm beginning to get a feel for what goes together.

When I first tried parmesan cheese in soup, I had no idea...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-01-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 660
Views: 67,178
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I can hardly believe that this time last year I...

I can hardly believe that this time last year I weighed 230. Although my plan was to lose 80 pounds by the end of the year, and I'm just about there, I can still hardly believe it. Of course, it...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 01-01-2013, 12:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Well, my planned menu took a detour, as it...

Well, my planned menu took a detour, as it sometimes does, and I ended up eating about 950 calories. Not as low as I was striving for, but an improvement none-the-less! And this morning I FORCED...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-31-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,416
Posted By CrazyCatLady
I've read about a lot of people on here not using...

I've read about a lot of people on here not using the AS. And they aren't really that strong anyway. It can be done! Once you wean yourself off the carbs, you won't be near as hungry. But it does...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-31-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,240
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Beef jerky, sugar free jello, hot tea. My first...

Beef jerky, sugar free jello, hot tea. My first night I went to the movies (didn't plan too well) but I made it through with beef jerky and a diet soda. Just tell yourself, "I can make it through...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-31-2012, 03:25 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,344
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Technically I would say yes, but it really all...

Technically I would say yes, but it really all depends on if you can fit it into your carbs and calories for the day. It's basically defatted soy flour, so I would think it's not much different from...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-31-2012, 07:46 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Thank you! I changed my strategy again, and today...

Thank you! I changed my strategy again, and today my meal plan is back to what I did at the beginning. Basically it's a protein shake for breakfast, salad with chicken and olive oil dressing for...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-30-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,193
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Well, I'm still struggling a bit. My calories are...

Well, I'm still struggling a bit. My calories are ranging 1000-1200 a day. I know that's still a deficit, but I wish I could go lower like I was before. I don't know if it's because I know I'm almost...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-30-2012, 05:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,844
Posted By CrazyCatLady
Welcome! I'm 42 as well. :-)

Welcome! I'm 42 as well. :-)
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