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Forum: JUDDD 02-04-2015, 11:13 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 7,632
Posted By jmc305
Hi I'm new to this WOE. :hiya:Today is my 2nd...

Hi I'm new to this WOE. :hiya:Today is my 2nd down day and I haven't eaten anything yet. I never really liked indulging in greasy foods on low carb so I'm going the high protein/low fat route on my...
Forum: JUDDD 02-03-2015, 02:07 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,187
Posted By jmc305
One more question: does anybody feel the need to...

One more question: does anybody feel the need to count what they eat on their UD? I figure I will since I'm new and I don't know what I'm doing.

Also, we're not worried about the magical "500...
Forum: JUDDD 02-02-2015, 02:46 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,187
Posted By jmc305
SlowSure, thanks I found Dr. Johnson's...

SlowSure, thanks I found Dr. Johnson's calculator. It says 3732 cal on an UD and 746 on a DD. That's probably more than most people get, but I am very active. I thought I'd shoot for around 600...
Forum: JUDDD 02-01-2015, 08:57 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,187
Posted By jmc305
Thanks for all the answers to my questions,...

Thanks for all the answers to my questions, everybody.:up: I have one more: how "crazy" can you get on your up days? Obviously I love to eat cookies, chips, brownies, bread, potatoes, etc. or I...
Forum: JUDDD 01-29-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 6,187
Posted By jmc305
I'm thinking about giving this WOE a go and I had...

I'm thinking about giving this WOE a go and I had some questions.

I'm 33, male, 260 pounds, work out 5 days a week. An online calculator said I needed 3212 calories a day to maintain. So 20% of...
Forum: Other Plans 12-16-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,119
Posted By jmc305
Anybody still out there? I like the...

Anybody still out there?

I like the flexibility of this plan, the variety of the foods, and it IS extremely sustainable for the long haul.

Unfortunately, for me personally, I never got a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-22-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By jmc305
That's a great idea, makrida, but I checked their...

That's a great idea, makrida, but I checked their return policy. It says "unopened" and I tried one of the bars. So I guess I'm out of luck. At least my curiosity is satisfied, even if my taste buds...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-22-2014, 06:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By jmc305
Chocoperfection....not so much.

I just got my Netrition order and I got some Chocoperfection bars. :down: I hesitated to order them by the case since I wasn't sure I'd like them. They are not sold individually in any store I can...
Forum: JUDDD 08-08-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 129
Views: 6,376
Posted By jmc305
I haven't read any books on this so I have some...

I haven't read any books on this so I have some questions. On an up day, I try to eat as close to my normal calorie needs. I got that part. On a down day, I need to stay at 25% of what an up day is....
Forum: Other Plans 07-21-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Anybody still on this WOE? I lost the first 10...

Anybody still on this WOE? I lost the first 10 pounds seemingly without effort. But I guess my eyes are getting the best of me now. I use my eyes to put an "acceptable" amount of food on the plate...
Forum: Other Plans 06-27-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Good for you!! :D That's how we win the battle,...

Good for you!! :D That's how we win the battle, one small decision at a time, not a crazy restrictive diet plan!!
Forum: Other Plans 06-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Well, today I found myself at McDonalds. I...

Well, today I found myself at McDonalds. I ordered a 10 pc nugget and medium fries. When I finished the 7th nugget and still had 1/4 of my fries left, I looked up and said to myself "I am full." The...
Forum: Other Plans 06-17-2014, 08:16 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Thanks, Carol. I am on the lookout for all the...

Thanks, Carol. I am on the lookout for all the books in your list. :)

I just got "diets don't work" from my library and although it's a quick read, all it really comes down to is his 4 key points....
Forum: Other Plans 06-16-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I would like to add: Mindless Eating- Brian...

I would like to add:

Mindless Eating- Brian Wansink Ph.D.- Looks at experiments run at food labs to discover what makes us overeat without even realizing we're doing it. (You will overeat...
Forum: Other Plans 06-11-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Anybody that knows me, knows that I have been on...

Anybody that knows me, knows that I have been on a QUEST for "the perfect" brownie for quite some time. I believe I have tried them ALL. Black bean brownies, low fat brownies, low carb brownies,...
Forum: Other Plans 06-06-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Done. :)

Done. :)
Forum: Other Plans 06-05-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I had a realization today. It seems that every...

I had a realization today. It seems that every diet I've ever been on, I've been trying to justify overeating, never realizing that the overeating was why I had a weight problem in the first place....
Forum: Other Plans 06-02-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I couldn't agree more. I think my journal goes...

I couldn't agree more. I think my journal goes back to '09. It's just a habit I got into and it works for me. :)
Forum: Other Plans 06-02-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Hunger used to be a great source of anxiety for...

Hunger used to be a great source of anxiety for me when I was on a diet. I knew it was inevitable I would get hungry. And then I'd have to face the cardboard tasting low fat or low carb diet food....
Forum: Other Plans 06-01-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
Maybe I'm just too picky about my food. I want it...

Maybe I'm just too picky about my food. I want it when it's hot and delicious. Maybe that's why I tend to wolf it down. In my opinion a french fry starts to lose its luster about .00001 seconds after...
Forum: Other Plans 05-31-2014, 07:07 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
This is about day 12 of IE for me. I am trying to...

This is about day 12 of IE for me. I am trying to stay off the scale and get to the root of my overeating. Of course I want to lose weight, but I'm trying to improve my relationship with food first. ...
Forum: Other Plans 05-30-2014, 07:52 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
For me, it's a temperature thing. When my fries...

For me, it's a temperature thing. When my fries are no longer piping hot, they get kind of soggy and they just aren't as good. But I know some people who prefer room temperature food. My friend can...
Forum: Other Plans 05-26-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I am on Day 6 of IE. I am down a couple of...

I am on Day 6 of IE. I am down a couple of pounds, but I'm trying not to focus on that. I am a numbers guy and this diet is very abstract, so it's hard for me to quantify if I'm doing well, unlike on...
Forum: Other Plans 05-20-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I just finished the ol' Thintuition guy's book on...

I just finished the ol' Thintuition guy's book on IE. It makes a lot of sense. It sounds almost identical to Paul McKenna's book. I wonder if one copied the others work, or if they both ripped off...
Forum: Other Plans 05-20-2014, 07:33 PM
Replies: 210
Views: 14,836
Posted By jmc305
I saw the "I can make you thin" special on TLC...

I saw the "I can make you thin" special on TLC several years ago. I had a little bit of success with it. I read the book a couple of months ago and had NO success. (I may have been subconsciously...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-15-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,038
Posted By jmc305
Chewy carbalose Poly D cookies

I couldn't find much of anything when I googled Poly D chocolate chip cookies. So I made one up. They taste amazing IMHO. They are chewy and look exactly like a "real" cookie.

WET
1 stick butter-...
Forum: Other Plans 03-27-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Sorry I haven't responded in a while. I'll check...

Sorry I haven't responded in a while. I'll check out your journal, for sure. I think going totally low carb for a while is a great idea. Some people just can't eat carbs and expect to lose weight. I...
Forum: Other Plans 03-20-2014, 06:42 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Jillian can't kill you, that's what the "pause"...

Jillian can't kill you, that's what the "pause" button is for.:laugh: Don't be afraid to use it. Trainers, whether in person or on TV seem to think they are the boss. They're not. YOU are in charge...
Forum: Other Plans 03-14-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Thanks for the support! :) I really like this...

Thanks for the support! :) I really like this thread.:up: I don't know why I can't seem to pick a plan and STICK WITH IT anymore. I am beginning to think "ignorance is bliss." When I started LC for...
Forum: Other Plans 03-13-2014, 09:49 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Yes, there are a lot of variations on carb...

Yes, there are a lot of variations on carb cycling. That's one thing that I find encouraging. I have found information on several websites. There might be minor variations in how low a "low" day is,...
Forum: Other Plans 03-12-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
I think they call it NSV around here, "non scale...

I think they call it NSV around here, "non scale victories." I agree those are HUGE to keep you motivated. Worry about things that you CAN control, like how many workouts you do per week instead of a...
Forum: Other Plans 03-11-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
I guess the thing that made/makes me question...

I guess the thing that made/makes me question carb cycling happened the other day. I baked a sweet potato, which seems to be on everyone's "superfood" list. On the cookie sheet, there was probably a...
Forum: Other Plans 03-09-2014, 09:04 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
I don't know about melting off, lol. I wish. :D I...

I don't know about melting off, lol. I wish. :D I think my melting days are about over. It seems like every pound is a struggle now. :sad: But thanks for the encouragement.

I hope you are getting...
Forum: Other Plans 03-08-2014, 06:45 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Hi Desert! :D I didn't think anybody was still...

Hi Desert! :D I didn't think anybody was still lurking around this thread. I'm doing the best I can, but my weight is up. I still haven't got the hang of cycling. I guess I need to figure out how...
Forum: Other Plans 02-25-2014, 06:26 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Sorry to hear about your dog....:( I can...

Sorry to hear about your dog....:(

I can understand your grumpiness on low days. It never really made sense to me. Low days are supposed to be low in calories but ALSO low in carbs. If we keep...
Forum: Other Plans 02-22-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Good luck in your challenge! I hope you make your...

Good luck in your challenge! I hope you make your goal and then some! :up:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-22-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,752
Posted By jmc305
Among the Wal Mart brands, Body Fortress used to...

Among the Wal Mart brands, Body Fortress used to be good, but then they changed it and made it more carbs (7 per scoop, IIRC). Pure Protein is absolute garbage. YUCK. I've never tried the 6 Star...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-22-2014, 04:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 633
Posted By jmc305
Not technically Induction, but I LOVE their 2...

Not technically Induction, but I LOVE their 2 ingredient almond butter. Almonds and salt. It's delicious and I typically don't like almond butter.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-19-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,430
Posted By jmc305
I have a little experience with WW, so I have...

I have a little experience with WW, so I have some questions. What plan are you following? Old points, or Points Plus, or something else? Are you eating a lot of "free" foods and/or fruit? That trips...
Forum: Other Plans 02-19-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 592
Views: 113,152
Posted By jmc305
Sorry you're sick, Desert. Hope you feel better....

Sorry you're sick, Desert. Hope you feel better. We are struggling with what we presume is a bad virus at my house. I haven't been worth a darn since last Thursday. :( I always go off track when I...
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