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Forum: JUDDD 07-06-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
I always hesitate to say this, but I agree 100%. ...

I always hesitate to say this, but I agree 100%. Gluten, dairy, soy and corn seem to be the biggest for triggering inflammation. There are others too, but the vast majority of people that DO have a...
Forum: JUDDD 07-06-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,002
Posted By circusgirl
That is AWESOME!!!! The scale does bounce. ...

That is AWESOME!!!! The scale does bounce. Don't be worried if it does, it always comes back down.

I'm up three pounds after yesterdays UD, but it's going to come back off quickly.

The best...
Forum: JUDDD 07-06-2012, 05:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By circusgirl
YES! :hyst:

YES! :hyst:
Forum: JUDDD 07-06-2012, 05:27 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,002
Posted By circusgirl
FWIW I think people are different. I know for me...

FWIW I think people are different. I know for me fasting until 5pm would make me ravenous whereas eating at 1pm and 6pm makes the days totally doable. I usually have a large salad at 1pm and then...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,066
Posted By circusgirl
Oh boy can I relate to this. And I agree. It's...

Oh boy can I relate to this. And I agree. It's not normal. It's a disturbed metabolism at work. I have been the healthiest person I know for a very long time. A decade at least. No artificial...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By circusgirl
I don't know. For me it just happens...

I don't know. For me it just happens sporadically. Once in a blue moon I get crazy intense cravings. I just give in usually. It rarely lasts more than a day or two. I do recall maybe 6 months...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 02:49 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,392
Posted By circusgirl
OMG, that is HILARIOUS! Way to go on your loss,...

OMG, that is HILARIOUS! Way to go on your loss, it's so inspiring! :jumpjoy:
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 02:45 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,300
Posted By circusgirl
Beauty is Strength

Sometimes during this crazy journey it's good for me to remember that size isn't everything. And having extra weight on me isn't a result of being lazy or defective-I'm not. Neither is Sarah...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
Interesting. I have now done a few clinical...

Interesting. I have now done a few clinical grand rounds specifically on the diet. Doctors are pooling some really fantastic information. The protocol is so much more than just a weight loss diet....
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
Sunday-I've never heard of it! I will have to...

Sunday-I've never heard of it! I will have to see if I can hunt down a copy. I googled around and it looks interesting.
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 12:02 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
Yup, some docs are willing to do it but they...

Yup, some docs are willing to do it but they generally run clinics dedicated to HCG. Not all, but most. They are VERY spendy and I've never ever heard of insurance covering it. In fact, I'm pretty...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 11:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By circusgirl
Thank you! I'm still around and all is well. ...

Thank you! I'm still around and all is well. There's just not much to report that I haven't already. :)
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 11:47 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
There are three ways to take it: injections ...

There are three ways to take it:
injections
sublingual (hormones taken orally)
or homeopathic which is another way of preparing them. The hormones are diluted so it is a very small dose. Many...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 11:23 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,066
Posted By circusgirl
Sending so much love to you! I commented on your...

Sending so much love to you! I commented on your other post, but wanted to say something here too. I read it earlier but was too teary to see my screen. I'm so glad you're here, and I can't wait...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 11:17 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,002
Posted By circusgirl
Love this post! I'm with you-my DD's are not...

Love this post!

I'm with you-my DD's are not all that fun for me, but they're doable. I LOVE that I never have to be hungry for more than a day. LOVE IT.

I'm so happy to read this, you don't...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,081
Posted By circusgirl
I did paleo/primal (a healthier version of...

I did paleo/primal (a healthier version of Atkins, basically. What Atkins was meant to be) for years. I lost all the weight I had to lose (close to 100 pounds) in about 6 months. It just FELL off....
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By circusgirl
Probably true. I came here off HCG so I still...

Probably true. I came here off HCG so I still think my body is regrouping. I'm not worried about the slow losses, since I have all the other JUDDD benefits. :love:

I'm not willing to adjust my...
Forum: JUDDD 07-05-2012, 07:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,016
Posted By circusgirl
Weighing less after up days...

I know it happens to many, but I thought it was a fluke. For me, it's a serious trend.

I'm still not really losing very much with this WOE. I started JUDDD in late April I believe at 185.9 and...
Forum: JUDDD 07-04-2012, 06:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,331
Posted By circusgirl
I survived!!! I went close maintenance cals (I...

I survived!!! I went close maintenance cals (I usually hang at 30-35%, but went to 40% today.) I think I did pretty well! Drank LOTS of stevia sweetened iced tea!
Forum: JUDDD 07-04-2012, 06:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,285
Posted By circusgirl
doing alternate day fasting is WAY different than...

doing alternate day fasting is WAY different than sticking to 500 cals for weeks at a time. You are absolutely not alone. I had zero problems doing hcg. My DD's now near kill me. Well, I'm being...
Forum: JUDDD 07-04-2012, 06:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 958
Posted By circusgirl
Yup. I've only been doing this for a few months,...

Yup. I've only been doing this for a few months, but I raise my cals a bit for TOM. I go almost to maintenance levels. The hunger is intense!
Forum: JUDDD 06-27-2012, 06:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,028
Posted By circusgirl
I weigh daily because of the bounce. If I see...

I weigh daily because of the bounce. If I see myself drop 3 then gain 2.5 I don't want my only frame of reference to be the .5 pound difference. For me it helps to see what the scale is doing early...
Forum: JUDDD 06-26-2012, 08:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,028
Posted By circusgirl
I came from hcg and added carbs immediately. You...

I came from hcg and added carbs immediately. You likely WILL gain a bit...be okay with that. It really does come back off, and pretty fast too. I gained for a few weeks, and then started dropping....
Forum: JUDDD 06-23-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By circusgirl
It does. minor restriction for prolonged periods...

It does. minor restriction for prolonged periods of time is much healthier. HCG levels not so much. The hcg does help with that of course, but for those that do multiple rounds quickly (vs 1-2 a...
Forum: JUDDD 06-22-2012, 06:05 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By circusgirl
ohhhhh, so it sounds like you did your 3 weeks...

ohhhhh, so it sounds like you did your 3 weeks (at least) of p3 before coming here? In that case, did you start JUDDD when you introduced carbs? Because that could totally be it right there!
...
Forum: JUDDD 06-22-2012, 05:58 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,449
Posted By circusgirl
Yes, that's what I was saying....I didn't really...

Yes, that's what I was saying....I didn't really feel it pushed a specific WOE, if that makes sense. And totally agree about the benefits of JUDDD looking (superficially) like a ketogenic diet. I...
Forum: JUDDD 06-22-2012, 05:48 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,449
Posted By circusgirl
FWIWm even if you're not LC Taubes' book is...

FWIWm even if you're not LC Taubes' book is great. Really interesting, actually-if you ever decide to read another book about food that is! :)

I do not recommend Wheat Belly regardless (lol)
Forum: JUDDD 06-21-2012, 05:39 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By circusgirl
I really think that anyone coming off of hcg...

I really think that anyone coming off of hcg should expect a month of no movement (if p3) or even a few weeks of gaining (if adding carbs.) Not just based on my experience-I think it makes sense.
...
Forum: JUDDD 06-21-2012, 05:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
I don't know, JUDDD BUDDDs. Not sure what the...

I don't know, JUDDD BUDDDs. Not sure what the answer is but something is interesting. So Happy (Pat) I know you're right, but something about upping the calories is a catalyst, and for whatever...
Forum: JUDDD 06-21-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,038
Posted By circusgirl
AND THAT'S WHAT MY COOKIES DID TO ME!!!! ...

AND THAT'S WHAT MY COOKIES DID TO ME!!!!

wow, so weird. just goes to show that sometimes you need to shake things up! I'm at a new low and maintaining it too!
Forum: JUDDD 06-21-2012, 05:25 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,038
Posted By circusgirl
and this is why I adore you. :love: the...

and this is why I adore you. :love:

the other day I made a small batch of oatmeal cookies with butterscotch chips. It only makes 9. But guess what? By the end of the day I had eaten them ALL!...
Forum: JUDDD 06-21-2012, 05:19 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,223
Posted By circusgirl
I came here off of p2. I chose to introduce...

I came here off of p2. I chose to introduce carbs immediately. I gained over 10 pounds when I started JUDDD, but just kept going. I was buoyed by the lovely people here and just kept the faith. ...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 04:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
sounds like we're quite similar. :)

sounds like we're quite similar. :)
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
that's incredible. JUDDD is changing me too. ...

that's incredible. JUDDD is changing me too. I'm still a fast oxidizer, but I'm closer to mixed or balanced. I suspect I may one day hit mixed. I never used to be able to handle carbs at all, and...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 12:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
Nancy, that's what it feels like. pretty much...

Nancy,
that's what it feels like. pretty much exactly. and that's why I assume it's what's happening. if my cals drop too low I stop losing. I don't do well with fasting and I require a good...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 10:32 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
here's one...it's not as good as some others, but...

here's one...it's not as good as some others, but it will give you an idea:

Oxidizer Test (From Jillian Michaels) « Lucky Taste Buds!...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
thank you! William Wolcott wrote the...

thank you!

William Wolcott wrote the Metabolic Typing Diet and a few others have picked it up along the way.

Basically the way I feel best is no sugar, almost no carbs and lots of fatty meat. ...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
forgot to add that my ultimate goal is 145. I am...

forgot to add that my ultimate goal is 145. I am fairly muscular and definitely have a large frame. 40 pounds is not exactly chump change, if you know what I mean. I should be able to release at...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
I started at 185.8 and jumped to 196 or so the...

I started at 185.8 and jumped to 196 or so the first week. Part of that was adding carbs back, so I just kept plodding along. When I go to 20% I am miserable and don't lose...a few times I gained!...
Forum: JUDDD 06-19-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,187
Posted By circusgirl
I'm so sorry about your brother. :cry::heart: I...

I'm so sorry about your brother. :cry::heart: I hope things are feeling a bit better each day and that he is at peace.

But ONLY 23 pounds? That's fantastic!
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