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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-14-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Salad Spinner
Trying to decide if it sounds festive or like...

Trying to decide if it sounds festive or like "forgot to rinse out toothpaste before drinking coffee"

Well that made me giggle!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-22-2017, 06:11 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 798
Posted By Salad Spinner
I love omad! Had to resort to it after menopause...

I love omad! Had to resort to it after menopause to keep maintaining but I absolutely love it! I can cook for others and not be tempted so feeding my husband and granddaughter b/l/d is not a problem....
Forum: Women's Health 07-02-2017, 08:19 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,711
Posted By Salad Spinner
Hope all went well with your procedure. Back when...

Hope all went well with your procedure. Back when I was in my early 20's I was in the same boat and here I am over 30 years later, healthy and happy!

This is a cautionary tale for all of us: early...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-20-2017, 08:27 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 785
Posted By Salad Spinner
I'd like to share with you that I had to REALLY...

I'd like to share with you that I had to REALLY change things up once I was not only on my way to menopause, (that wonderful first year w/o a period!) but then in full blown menopause as well. I eat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-10-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 970
Posted By Salad Spinner
Don't forget your crockpot in the summertime! It...

Don't forget your crockpot in the summertime! It may seem like a cold weather appliance but just like we grill when it's cold (I'm in Upstate NY, we had snow Monday) the crockpot
is still a handy...
Forum: Atkins Induction 05-03-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,371
Posted By Salad Spinner
Oh it works, and works great! I lost over 50 lbs...

Oh it works, and works great! I lost over 50 lbs in 1999 and have been able to maintain the loss because I maintain the woe. I'm now post meno and have had to switch things up a bit but part of the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-26-2016, 05:29 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,419
Posted By Salad Spinner
Weigh at least weekly. I know there is much...

Weigh at least weekly. I know there is much discussion about the number on the scale but once you figure things out you'll know what's water weight like from eating a restaurant meal or a couple...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-22-2016, 08:43 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,493
Posted By Salad Spinner
My IF schedule

I eat once a day, usually about 5/6 pm. If I am having a 'hungry' day I eat in a 2/3 hour window from 3 or 4 till 6 pm. This works great for me! I will usually eat an avocado or some greek yoghurt...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-13-2016, 11:57 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,506
Posted By Salad Spinner
My two cents

Great advice from everyone :) Congrats on two months down, yay you! I'm coming up on 17 years lc'ing and maintaining. Your woe may work at the moment but as age creeps up on you, and everything that...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-12-2016, 06:17 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 26,982
Posted By Salad Spinner
Although I don't do all the NK macro stuff I do...

Although I don't do all the NK macro stuff I do stay at or below 50 total carbs. When I do the occasional ff I use heavy cream whipped up into a decadent delight! I have no problem doing it for 2 or...
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-12-2016, 06:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,096
Posted By Salad Spinner
Dump the processed foods

Personally I'd drop the processed foods and see what happens. Sticking to whole foods is a better option imo.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-23-2015, 06:03 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,632
Posted By Salad Spinner
Congrats! you look great and I agree that clean...

Congrats! you look great and I agree that clean eating works and the nice thing is it KEEPS working; it has for me since 1999!:up:
Forum: Atkins '72 12-19-2015, 05:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,531
Posted By Salad Spinner
Amazing loss Cleochatra, wow! Personally I don't...

Amazing loss Cleochatra, wow! Personally I don't understand why people wouldn't count them. If all carbs count why would we not count spice carbs? Its easy for them to add up as you can see with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-14-2015, 10:31 AM
Replies: 108
Views: 10,583
Posted By Salad Spinner
Spanx! Seems you are losing which is great ~ the...

Spanx! Seems you are losing which is great ~ the spanx will pull it all together quite nicely. The one good thing about them is that with the hassle of going to the bathroom you will NOT drink to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2015, 05:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,627
Posted By Salad Spinner
Great job ~ what an inspiration to others! :)

Great job ~ what an inspiration to others! :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-02-2015, 04:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,304
Posted By Salad Spinner
Then forget the french press! I thought I wanted...

Then forget the french press! I thought I wanted one and lucky for me the neighbor had one that she let me try out. Glad I did! They are a pain in the arse especially if you are 'pressed' for time....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-20-2015, 05:24 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,367
Posted By Salad Spinner
EVERYTHING that goes in your mouth whether it be...

EVERYTHING that goes in your mouth whether it be liquid or solid, COUNTS!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-09-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,022
Posted By Salad Spinner
http://www.ritasice.com/cool-treats/nutritional-fa...

http://www.ritasice.com/cool-treats/nutritional-faqs/
Does this help? I'm confused that they are not saying anything about the tangerine chunks (or bits) containing carbs? Also, so sorry for your...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-22-2015, 05:48 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,531
Posted By Salad Spinner
:clap: You are doing fantastic and look great!

:clap: You are doing fantastic and look great!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,989
Posted By Salad Spinner
Personally I don't believe in set points either....

Personally I don't believe in set points either. What I believe is that we get lax in counting carbs, weighing food, logging what we eat (after a bit of time its just in our heads not on paper) and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-03-2015, 06:00 AM
Replies: 163
Views: 28,813
Posted By Salad Spinner
I am so sorry to hear about this. Sending you...

I am so sorry to hear about this. Sending you and your family loving thoughts and many prayers. You are blessed to have lost the weight before the diagnosis ~ you are already ahead in the game of...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 03-20-2015, 06:11 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,473
Posted By Salad Spinner
Realizing up front that every day, every meal,...

Realizing up front that every day, every meal, every morsel of food that goes into my mouth including what I taste when I'm cooking allllll addddds up. I'd say being honest with myself is the number...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 03-15-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,589
Posted By Salad Spinner
I think for me it was the instant that I saw Dr....

I think for me it was the instant that I saw Dr. Atkins on a morning talk show! I was in a lf, lc, program and lost 12 lbs in several months. Then I saw Dr. Atkins on tv explaining how our bodies...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-14-2015, 06:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,118
Posted By Salad Spinner
But my question is for those who have reach...

But my question is for those who have reach maintenance have you been successful not gaining when adding things back?
Maintaining since spring 99' ~ this is so individual! My choice was to never...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-08-2015, 07:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,179
Posted By Salad Spinner
Grande Americano w/h&h and a little splenda. I...

Grande Americano w/h&h and a little splenda. I recently ordered steamed hwc and it was 60 cents! I almost crapped haha since I am a cheapo and only used about a tablespoon of what the girl made for...
Forum: Atkins '72 02-22-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,102
Posted By Salad Spinner
I use Rachel Ray when I can find it. Crockpot...

I use Rachel Ray when I can find it. Crockpot idea is great, thanks sherlocklabs! I have a rotisserie chicken I just picked up for my husband. Think I'll add some herbs, carrots, onion, celery, and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-21-2015, 08:21 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,171
Posted By Salad Spinner
I personally like it but can't get past just...

I personally like it but can't get past just adding hwc or 1/2 & 1/2 to my coffee. It would def change the taste of the coffee, not sure making it better. It's tasty enough to give it a try...
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-25-2015, 07:41 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,787
Posted By Salad Spinner
So sorry you are having issues. The best advice I...

So sorry you are having issues. The best advice I can give you is to start tracking what you eat and drink. To be accurate pick up a food scale if possible and start weighing your servings. Measure...
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 01-20-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 8,953
Posted By Salad Spinner
Love me some oopsies rolls! I've made both and...

Love me some oopsies rolls! I've made both and for me oopsies win hands down ~ I think its the cream cheese :) My only problem is I have never seemed to mix them properly, even after watching videos...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-28-2014, 05:02 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,262
Posted By Salad Spinner
I so totally agree with weighing in whether it be...

I so totally agree with weighing in whether it be daily or weekly. Back in the day Dr. Atkins said to weigh in so that you don't allow yourself to go above a 5 lb gain. I basically do what I did to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-26-2014, 05:15 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,698
Posted By Salad Spinner
I totally think of them as a cheat. Maybe I feel...

I totally think of them as a cheat. Maybe I feel this way though because I have no control with them no matter what form they take. I'm a little embarrassed to say this but recently at Sam's Club I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-19-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 5,682
Posted By Salad Spinner
I'm curious how long you guys let your homemade...

I'm curious how long you guys let your homemade yogurt strain? To cut down on the carbs I've let mine strain for 2/3 days in the fridge. It gets really thick, more like ricotta. I think the carbs...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-10-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,024
Posted By Salad Spinner
I love IF! I've done it faithfully a little over...

I love IF! I've done it faithfully a little over a year and a half and don't plan on giving it up anytime soon, if ever. Dr. Atkins had patients who only ate one meal a day so I feel like if he felt...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,243
Posted By Salad Spinner
If you are in the northeast, Hanniford's brand,...

If you are in the northeast, Hanniford's brand, Natures Place, is really good. Next to that we use Blue Diamond.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,134
Posted By Salad Spinner
cheeky1178 ~ congrats on sticking to your plan ~ ...

cheeky1178 ~ congrats on sticking to your plan ~ that's half the battle! Keep at it and you WILL find the path that works for you. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,134
Posted By Salad Spinner
I vote for IF and a ff. IF'ing will teach you...

I vote for IF and a ff. IF'ing will teach you that you WILL NOT die from not eating. It just may also teach you to recognize your hunger/full signals. It was not until I started to IF that I truly...
Forum: Atkins '72 04-02-2014, 04:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Salad Spinner
At the front of the desk (close to where I was...

At the front of the desk (close to where I was sitting) was placed a Buddha—not meant as a religious symbol. (My first glimpse at his fabulously rye sense of humor).
lol difference of opinion of how...
Forum: Atkins '72 03-31-2014, 04:57 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 821
Posted By Salad Spinner
Fran Gare – Remembering Dr. Atkins...

Fran Gare – Remembering Dr. Atkins (http://www.frangare.com/remembering-dr-akins/)
found this article ~ it makes a reference to the budda's on his desk :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-20-2014, 06:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,970
Posted By Salad Spinner
Tammeli ~ I started IF'G about a year ago. I'm...

Tammeli ~ I started IF'G about a year ago. I'm 52 and perim and attributed an increase in hunger to hormones? I've lc'd and maintained since 99', always eating my three meals and sometimes a night...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-20-2014, 05:01 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,694
Posted By Salad Spinner
My mom has been on a VERY consistent LC diet for...

My mom has been on a VERY consistent LC diet for well over 15 years, in maintenance, at target weight. She has more energy than anyone I know, definitely is as strong as any woman out there who is...
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