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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-24-2017, 10:31 AM
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Posted By astribling
Pretty quiet in here :dunno:

Pretty quiet in here :dunno:
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-10-2017, 07:44 AM
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Posted By astribling
I'm with you Carol! Maintaining is way better! ...

I'm with you Carol! Maintaining is way better! I really need to get on this. My daughter is getting married in 2 months and I really want to get these 10 lbs gone. Not sure why I'm having such a...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-06-2017, 07:13 AM
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Posted By astribling
I wasn't going to get on the scale today, cause I...

I wasn't going to get on the scale today, cause I just didn't feel it but I'm actually down 2 of the lbs I gained on vacation. yay!

How is everyone doing? Pretty quiet in here lately.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-02-2017, 08:43 AM
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Posted By astribling
Carol, if you figure out the taller thing, please...

Carol, if you figure out the taller thing, please share! :hyst: It's been up and down since I got back, but I'm back into my normal eating. I did finally get on the scale and was up about 3 lbs,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-27-2017, 07:53 AM
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Posted By astribling
Hi all! I'm back from vacation! Had a great...

Hi all! I'm back from vacation! Had a great time, but I'm not getting on the scale for a while. I didn't pig out or overeat, but I did eat things that are not exactly low-carb approved. :hyst:
...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-17-2017, 08:28 AM
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Posted By astribling
Tweaker, I hope you feel better! Stomach flu is...

Tweaker, I hope you feel better! Stomach flu is the worst :sad:

So for 2 weeks I was super strict on my carbs and diet and I lost nothing. So the past week I got frustrated and eased up a bit -...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-16-2017, 07:50 AM
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Posted By astribling
I love my casino trips! I usually go once a...

I love my casino trips! I usually go once a month to somewhere more local, and then my daughter and I do a big trip once or twice a year. DH does NOT do casinos, LOL so I go by myself quite a bit,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-15-2017, 07:52 AM
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Posted By astribling
Carol, glad the snow missed you mostly! We got...

Carol, glad the snow missed you mostly! We got maybe an inch on Tuesday before it moved out of the midwest, so not bad. But it's cold now! Down to about 18 last night. I'm ready for Spring to...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-14-2017, 12:43 PM
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Posted By astribling
Tweaker, I don't remember where exactly you said...

Tweaker, I don't remember where exactly you said you live, but I hope you are staying safe and warm!
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-13-2017, 10:31 AM
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Posted By astribling
Did everyone go away for the weekend? :dunno:...

Did everyone go away for the weekend? :dunno: :hyst:

I'm still here, fighting the good fight. Trying to do really well this week, because Sunday I leave for VACATION!! Can't wait!

It's...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-10-2017, 08:31 AM
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Posted By astribling
The only time I'm a night owl is at the casino! ...

The only time I'm a night owl is at the casino! :hyst: It's weird though because I can stay up until all hours there. But at home on the couch I'm yawning by 9. :dunno:

Today was my weekly...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-09-2017, 06:57 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
Carol, I too have friends who eat as late as 8-9....

Carol, I too have friends who eat as late as 8-9. So do my kids, but my son works until 9 some days, and then he probably stays up until 2 LOL.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-08-2017, 07:40 AM
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Posted By astribling
Carol, I don't exactly do IF but I do like the 2...

Carol, I don't exactly do IF but I do like the 2 meal a day plan. I usually also eat a late breakfast around 11 and then try to have dinner by 4. This makes it harder to eat with my husband, so...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-06-2017, 08:33 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
Hi all! It's Monday, again, but my weekend went...

Hi all! It's Monday, again, but my weekend went well! I made some "stroganoff" with ground beef, veggies, and cheese. I put that over some spaghetti squash, and it was delicious and filling! I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-03-2017, 07:16 AM
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Posted By astribling
Hi Britt!! :welcome: We all need support...

Hi Britt!! :welcome:

We all need support and that's why we are here! Please join our little group. We kind of come and go as needed. I try to check in daily, but sometimes it ends up being...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-01-2017, 12:54 PM
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Posted By astribling
It definitely is counter-productive for Diabetes...

It definitely is counter-productive for Diabetes meds to cause weight gain, when weight is a major issue in Diabetes. Makes no sense. Sometimes I think big pharma does these things just to keep us...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-28-2017, 07:49 AM
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Posted By astribling
Thanks Carol and Tweaker! It's good to at least...

Thanks Carol and Tweaker! It's good to at least know what has been causing the problem. And I'm already noticing a difference on the new meds, although I'm sure it will take a bit too get fully...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-24-2017, 05:11 PM
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Posted By astribling
Well, better news finally! I got a hold of my...

Well, better news finally! I got a hold of my regular doctor and gave her the info. She gave me to ok to go back on the Cytomel! And that's a good thing because I have been taking it again for the...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-24-2017, 08:24 AM
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Posted By astribling
Those are my exact symptoms, and the reason I was...

Those are my exact symptoms, and the reason I was put on Cytomel to begin with. And this is why I hate seeing a different doctor than my Primary. I have been working with Dr. Glass for years...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-22-2017, 05:00 PM
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Posted By astribling
Hi Leo! Thanks for your input!! I guess I...

Hi Leo! Thanks for your input!! I guess I should have specified better. I have been on thyroid meds for about 30 years. I'm on levothyroxine .137, and I was previously also on Cytomel. It was...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-22-2017, 03:51 PM
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Posted By astribling
I got my labs back, and everything actually looks...

I got my labs back, and everything actually looks really good! My lipids and glucose are still doing really well and I'm very happy about that! Means my diet changes are doing the job.

My TSH...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-21-2017, 12:27 PM
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Posted By astribling
Hi All, My weight is holding steady at 183. ...

Hi All,

My weight is holding steady at 183. And I finally had my doc appt this morning! She didn't see anything bad right off the bat, which I guess is a good thing, but she did order a bunch of...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-17-2017, 07:14 AM
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Posted By astribling
So my doc appt got postponed because she is sick....

So my doc appt got postponed because she is sick. Ugh.... So now it's on Tuesday, but I couldn't get in to her for a few weeks so I'm seeing her NP. Hopefully she can give me answers, or at least...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-16-2017, 07:13 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Carol, I eat some of the 90% chocolate, it's very...

Carol, I eat some of the 90% chocolate, it's very dark but does cure my fix! lol And once in while some sugar free chocolates. Just have to be careful with those because of the malitol. That can...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-14-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
Well it is easier to behave when they don't offer...

Well it is easier to behave when they don't offer you a free 3 course steak house dinner!! :hyst:

Things have been going ok this week. Down a bit after being very strict. Still feeling tired...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-11-2017, 02:50 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
Hi Leo, Thanks for sharing your experience! ...

Hi Leo,
Thanks for sharing your experience! And I definitely will. My doc is very good about showing me all of my lab reports. I've actually been hypothyroid for over 20 years and have been...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-11-2017, 01:06 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Hi All! My trip was good! Lots of fun and I was...

Hi All! My trip was good! Lots of fun and I was actually down a pound when I got back. Of course, I ate almost nothing, but at least the weight went down.

My doc appt is on Friday and I will...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-07-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Hi all! Kind of quiet in here lately! I guess...

Hi all!
Kind of quiet in here lately! I guess I've been quiet because I"m frustrated, and also been feeling like crap. I'm eating hardly anything and the weight is stuck or going up. I'm tired,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-04-2017, 07:17 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
I didn't weight this morning because we ended up...

I didn't weight this morning because we ended up eating at Red Lobster last night. A friend invited us at the last minute. I think I actually did well - I had a salad, and the meal was salmon,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-02-2017, 05:15 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Ugh... water - boring. Wine -- Yummy!! :hyst: ...

Ugh... water - boring. Wine -- Yummy!! :hyst:

I know, I know.... I'm trying! No wine tonight!!
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-01-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Hi all! Carol, I hope the scale was good to...

Hi all!
Carol, I hope the scale was good to you today!

I've been kind of standing still the last few days. My foods are going well, salmon, veggies, yogurt, etc. But I think it's wine that's...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-27-2017, 08:26 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Thanks Carol! I'm getting there :) Tweaker,...

Thanks Carol! I'm getting there :)

Tweaker, I like our home grilled burgers better too!

I think today I'll make some taco meat, and have a taco salad. That's been sounding really good...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-25-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
You're so right! I do so much better when I know...

You're so right! I do so much better when I know what I'm eating and have a plan. I did well today! Breakfast was greek yogurt with almonds. Lunch I had deli turkey and cheese, and then some chia...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-25-2017, 08:32 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
My referesh seems to have helped so far. My...

My referesh seems to have helped so far. My weight is going back into the right direction. Now I just need to keep it going. Also it seems like since I've cut out the crap that was hurting me,...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-23-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
I needed something to get me motivated again so...

I needed something to get me motivated again so over the weekend I read "Grain Brain" - not the whole book, but a summary. I think this is mostly stuff I already knew, but it's good to be...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-21-2017, 08:37 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
I think we all agree that different plans work...

I think we all agree that different plans work for different bodies! Unfortunately none of them seem to have worked for me this week! :dunno: The scale seems to be stuck. I have not been writing...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-20-2017, 07:53 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
I'm with you Carol, I consider myself low carb,...

I'm with you Carol, I consider myself low carb, but definitely not zero carb, or atkins induction low carb. I eat all kinds of veggies, beans once in a while. And when I'm close to maintenance I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-18-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 141
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Posted By astribling
Good morning! I'm with you on the beans...

Good morning!

I'm with you on the beans issue, Carol. I think strict atkins would say no, and when I'm in strict loss mode I avoid them, but as I get closer to maintenance I do eat them in...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-17-2017, 06:20 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Yes! Yes it is! :hyst:

Yes! Yes it is! :hyst:
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-17-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 8,456
Posted By astribling
Tweaker, I do love Chinese! And if you pick the...

Tweaker, I do love Chinese! And if you pick the right items, it's not too bad. My problem is I always pick wrong. LOL

Chrissy, I usually go with fajitas as well. Without the tortillas it...
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