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Forum: Other Plans 02-18-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, Maintenance (and even a tiny weight...

Hi Maria,
Maintenance (and even a tiny weight loss) is hard and becomes harder the longer you have been restricting. I've read this and wholeheartedly agree. I've never given up (though I gave...
Forum: Other Plans 02-16-2018, 02:49 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, Started the Staircase today. I...

Hi Maria,

Started the Staircase today. I think I need to cycle and the stairs offers this option. I hope this will be the best plan for maintenance. It will be interesting to record the calories...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 02-16-2018, 12:03 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
123 for me today.

123 for me today.
Forum: The Maintain Lane 02-15-2018, 03:49 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 72
Posted By Pina
Who needs to reduce calories to maintain?

A question for long term maintainers....
Has anyone found that one needs to reduce calories to maintain their weight?
I've read that the longer one restricts food, the slower one's metabolism...
Forum: Other Plans 02-15-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
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Forum: Other Plans 02-15-2018, 01:38 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, I was off-plan for 2 days (we had...

Hi Maria,
I was off-plan for 2 days (we had house guests) but I haven't gained since Tuesday. My PP day yesterday s didn't make any difference but I was tickled that my size 8 shorts (size 4 USA)...
Forum: Other Plans 02-12-2018, 11:00 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
I'm having one of those today. I'll need a whoosh...

I'm having one of those today. I'll need a whoosh after a 300g gain. I swear an adventure into cheeseland does this. (I LOVE cheese :love:)
Forum: Other Plans 02-11-2018, 11:07 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, From memory, Atkins is very specific...

Hi Maria,
From memory, Atkins is very specific re adding carbs back in ... and so it should be after allowing so little. Dukan suggests all those carbs can be introduced once you hit Consolidation....
Forum: The Maintain Lane 02-09-2018, 01:36 PM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
122 again...talk about consistency. BTW, I quit...

122 again...talk about consistency. BTW, I quit JUDD after a week and now rely on recording. It looks like the best option for me.
Forum: Other Plans 02-09-2018, 01:31 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, I'm so sorry to hear about your...

Hi Maria,
I'm so sorry to hear about your dearest Coley. Is there a good chance the chemo will stop the cancer? I'll share my sob story in empathy...

I lost our beloved Kaiser, a German Shepherd,...
Forum: Other Plans 02-07-2018, 11:26 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
So true, Maria. Shakes for 1-2 meals a day should...

So true, Maria. Shakes for 1-2 meals a day should help you. I even gave some thought to relying on my BMR as a calorie guide. My TDEE was around 1450 and I'm chopping 250 off that. I think 1100 is...
Forum: Other Plans 02-06-2018, 11:50 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, It can take months for me to lose 1-2...

Hi Maria,
It can take months for me to lose 1-2 lbs...yes, painfully slow losses when you don't have much to lose. I've been recording cals and macros and weights since early January and I haven't...
Forum: Other Plans 02-04-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
No I haven't, Maria. I think you need to be a...

No I haven't, Maria. I think you need to be a member to buy products. I doubt they would be available for Australians. Here's to those latest numbers sticking.
Forum: Other Plans 02-04-2018, 01:42 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, I'm really enjoying the 2 slices of...

Hi Maria,
I'm really enjoying the 2 slices of 9-grain bread, low GI fruit (70g blueberries and 1 med. peach) daily. Calories are being cycled randomly as it just depends what's opened in the...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 02-02-2018, 10:32 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
122 again.

122 again.
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Nope...it didn't :sad: back at 122 ...however I...

Nope...it didn't :sad: back at 122 ...however I have a PP day today.
Forum: Other Plans 01-31-2018, 11:37 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Happy day, Maria...121 :jumpjoy:

Happy day, Maria...121 :jumpjoy:
Forum: Other Plans 01-29-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, Bravo on the breaking through 130...

Hi Maria,
Bravo on the breaking through 130 .....you'll be at goal in no time. I agree that it's important to stick with a number that's easy to maintain. I have trouble under 121, plus I look too...
Forum: Other Plans 01-29-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
I've decided not to forge ahead with the...

I've decided not to forge ahead with the alternate day fast . I can handle a PP day once a week, but 3-4 days of 500 calories is too drastic. I applaud all those who do this. I'll stick with plain...
Forum: Other Plans 01-28-2018, 11:21 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, I loved eating 1500 cals...

Hi Maria,
I loved eating 1500 cals yesterday....so much food without going overboard. I stayed under 100g carbs and ate what Dukan allows in consolidation. Hopefully it's a win-win plan. Today is a...
Forum: JUDDD 01-27-2018, 12:09 PM
Replies: 1,067
Views: 224,843
Posted By Pina
Hello fellow Judders...joining this large group....

Hello fellow Judders...joining this large group. After researching, JUDD looks like an easier way to maintain and hopefully eat more. I've set my numbers at 500 - 1500 and will trial that for 2...
Forum: Other Plans 01-27-2018, 12:01 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, Thanks for sharing those pearls of...

Hi Maria,
Thanks for sharing those pearls of wisdom from your Dukan consultant. I agree 1500 is too high.
I had a brainwave the other day and have researched JUDD. I'm taking it on board with...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 01-27-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
122 and adding marrying JUDD to...

122 and adding marrying JUDD to DUKAN....hopefullythat will bring easier maintenance.
Forum: Other Plans 01-25-2018, 07:55 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
After rally my wits and overcoming the...

After rally my wits and overcoming the disappointment, I'm sticking with the Dukan Plan. I will increase carbs (since I'm in Consolidation) and see how that pans out. I'll fix my cals at 1200 and...
Forum: Other Plans 01-25-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
I hate it when a well laid plan backfires...my...

I hate it when a well laid plan backfires...my own silly fault. I'll be eating at the 1200 cal mark and increasing carbs.

Hope you're doing OK, Maria.
Forum: Other Plans 01-25-2018, 11:54 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
So after 2 weeks and a PP day yesterday, I'm back...

So after 2 weeks and a PP day yesterday, I'm back to where I started at 55.9 kgs (123 lbs). My body is resisting weight loss at any costs. I'm obviously am putting too much pressure on it going below...
Forum: Other Plans 01-24-2018, 01:08 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Consolidation Day 7 Having a battle with the...

Consolidation Day 7

Having a battle with the scales....not sure why we jumped to 55.9 kg (123 lbs), but I hope this PP day will sort things out.
I MUST AVOID that block of cheddar cheese at all...
Forum: Other Plans 01-23-2018, 12:05 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Consolidation Day 6 55.1 kg (121 lbs) again...

Consolidation Day 6

55.1 kg (121 lbs) again and almost half way through my consolidation...introducing some 9 grain bread soon and will have that as a lunchtime sandwich. It's been ages since I...
Forum: Other Plans 01-22-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Consolidation Day 5 55.1 kg (122 lbs). Same...

Consolidation Day 5

55.1 kg (122 lbs). Same foods as yesterday. I'm looking at the next carb due next week. 1 slice of mixed grain bread is 12 g carbs , 2 would be 24 g. I'm thinking of better...
Forum: Other Plans 01-22-2018, 03:10 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
What's not to like about PP days, Maria. What a...

What's not to like about PP days, Maria. What a nice boost. :clap:
Forum: Other Plans 01-21-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Consolidation Day 3 Another 54.8 kg (121...

Consolidation Day 3

Another 54.8 kg (121 lbs) read.
Food today:
B 20g Oat bran, 2 tbsp flaxmeal, 70g blueberries, 100g low fat yogurt
L 150 cottage cheese, 150 lettuce, 100 celery, 100 grated...
Forum: Other Plans 01-20-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Consolidation - Day 2 Food today: B 2T...

Consolidation - Day 2

Food today:
B 2T oat bran, 2T flaxmeal, 100g low fat yogurt, 70g blueberries
L 2 boiled eggs, 180g canned tuna, 100g celery, 150g lettuce, drizzle balsamic
D 120...
Forum: Other Plans 01-20-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Off the plateau and a nice 54.8kg ( 120.8 lbs)...

Off the plateau and a nice 54.8kg ( 120.8 lbs) result. I haven't been there since August last year. Looks like low carb - low fat works best for me. I wonder why I was attracted to try other plans.
Forum: The Maintain Lane 01-20-2018, 11:15 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
Great result, Brenda. Congratulations :jumpjoy:

Great result, Brenda. Congratulations :jumpjoy:
Forum: The Maintain Lane 01-19-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 1,926
Views: 209,272
Posted By Pina
After 7 days on Dukan, I've reached 121 lbs,...

After 7 days on Dukan, I've reached 121 lbs, which is 6 lbs less than my recent high post Christmas weight of 127 lbs. What's not to be pleased about :D
Forum: Other Plans 01-19-2018, 11:44 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
I like those macro %, Maria. No fat products are...

I like those macro %, Maria. No fat products are usually very higher in carbs (added sugar), so I'm choosing more low fat dairy. My yoghurt is labelled "light" and has 3.9g per 100g fat, but I'm b...
Forum: Other Plans 01-18-2018, 11:48 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Hi Maria, Hope you are feeling a little better...

Hi Maria,
Hope you are feeling a little better today.
Couldn't agree more with you re the cals. I figure I've reached that "happy place".My body is obviously saying "No More". I've maintained ...
Forum: Other Plans 01-17-2018, 06:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Cruise - Day 5 - PV day No weight change -...

Cruise - Day 5 - PV day

No weight change - 55.1kg (121lbs), but success with toilet after 2 tbsp flaxmeal added yesterday

B: 2 T oat bran, 200g yoghurt, 2 egg whites
L: 120g cottage,120...
Forum: Other Plans 01-17-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
Thanks for that Maria. You just savedme quite a...

Thanks for that Maria. You just savedme quite a few $$s. I'm sure that will help others as well. :goodpost:

I'll post again tonight with my meal plan. Suffice to say the added 2 tbsp flaxmeal...
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2018, 07:18 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 1,469
Posted By Pina
I'm sure you can, Leona. I love sauerkraut too....

I'm sure you can, Leona. I love sauerkraut too. Only downside is the high sodium content which causes a water weight gain for me overnight. I also avoid ham for that reason. I would also check the...
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