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Forum: Other Plans 02-12-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
I had a very busy day yesterday and car trouble...

I had a very busy day yesterday and car trouble just before dinner time. I had eaten lunch and really wasn’t hungry so I just got my work done and didn’t eat dinner. I ended up going almost 29 hours....
Forum: Other Plans 02-12-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
We have discussed stevia & insulin levels before....

We have discussed stevia & insulin levels before. Stevia helps insulin work better (simply put) in the presence of food. That fact got me started drinking tea with my evening meals.

It has been a...
Forum: Other Plans 02-11-2018, 12:54 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
Clars, that is a great improvement but the...

Clars, that is a great improvement but the numbers are still rather high. I suspect that, as you continue eating this way, your blood glucose numbers will continue to drop. As that happens, you are...
Forum: Other Plans 02-11-2018, 11:39 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
That does sound frustrating. You mentioned...

That does sound frustrating. You mentioned earlier that you take Metformin. Do you test your blood glucose? Maybe those numbers would be helpful.
Forum: Other Plans 02-10-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
I love hearing how everyone is doing & seeing how...

I love hearing how everyone is doing & seeing how we all do things a bit differently to make fasting fit with what is going on in our lives!

I’m still doing well in the morning - no nausea - so...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 07:48 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
Stopping is the right thing to do. Fasting isn't...

Stopping is the right thing to do. Fasting isn't meant to be suffering. Listening to your body is good, not failure. Even with fasting, we are not meant to have a set schedule; we actually tend to do...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 07:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
I'm not sure if I accidentally discovered the...

I'm not sure if I accidentally discovered the supplement that was making me feel nauseated or if whatever ws causing the problem just went away but have been able to go without any food all week!...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 07:32 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
Bringing over posts from earlier today...

Bringing over posts from earlier today...
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 07:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,952
Posted By DiamondDeb
New Thread! :cool: Fung Style Fasting Chat ~...

New Thread! :cool:

Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ February 2018 (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/showthread.php?p=17708705#post17708705)
Forum: Other Plans 02-01-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 1,461
Posted By DiamondDeb
Fung Style Fasting Chat ~ February 2018

FEBRUARY already? The time is flying by! :eek:

Welcome EVERYONE - if you are new to intermittent fasting, simply curious with questions, an old hand at it, or somewhere in between, please join...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-29-2018, 04:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 453
Posted By DiamondDeb
I don’t eat when my stomach is upset. I have a...

I don’t eat when my stomach is upset. I have a little water with baking soda added to help settle my stomach. And digestive enzymes and aloe. Water to drink; I might have some tea.

When I feel up...
Forum: Other Plans 01-28-2018, 05:35 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,952
Posted By DiamondDeb
I知 glad I知 not the only one who noticed. It...

I知 glad I知 not the only one who noticed. It would be so easy to make it clear - assuming the data he has access to is now saying different things. I知 a bit afraid the data is the same and he is...
Forum: Other Plans 01-28-2018, 11:31 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 3,952
Posted By DiamondDeb
Jan, thanks for starting the thread! It is...

Jan, thanks for starting the thread!

It is great to see so many new fasters joining in - and to see so much success!

My fasting periods have been very short for quite a while. Months ago, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-25-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,585
Posted By DiamondDeb
It depends how strict you want to be and what...

It depends how strict you want to be and what results/benefits you are looking for.

In the strict definition, anything other than water breaks a fast. Not even black coffee or zero calorie...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-21-2018, 02:04 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 18,655
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m a cheap date st SB. Plain coffee - nothing...

I’m a cheap date st SB. Plain coffee - nothing added, an Americano, nothing added, passion tea, nothing added. That’s it.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 581
Posted By DiamondDeb
I haven’t seen any sausage that I consider...

I haven’t seen any sausage that I consider “clean” in stores. I’m sure you can find some online, though, or in stores I don’t have available to me. There was one exception at Publix for a while but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2017, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 356
Posted By DiamondDeb
That sounds like one I watched a while back. It...

That sounds like one I watched a while back. It was unusually good and I even learned some new things. Most fasting videos/podcasts/articles just rehash the same info.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 12-16-2017, 01:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 494
Posted By DiamondDeb
Flat, I cook with coconut oil & with butter. I’d...

Flat, I cook with coconut oil & with butter. I’d never cook with any oil containing omega 3s and I avoid those high in omega 6.
Forum: Other Plans 12-16-2017, 01:30 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,217
Posted By DiamondDeb
Just an FYI.. If you are taking magnesium to...

Just an FYI.. If you are taking magnesium to help with constipation you do not want high quality magnesium that is absorbed well. Relieving constipation is usually a negative side effect (although,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2017, 06:35 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,122
Posted By DiamondDeb
Don稚 worry about the巴ad cholesterol or get...

Don稚 worry about the巴ad cholesterol or get excited about the 堵ood ones. The whole cholesterol 鍍hing is based on a theory that has been repeatedly been proven to be wrong. Facts. Science. Not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2017, 06:24 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 748
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’ve never done any deep frying but I saut a...

I’ve never done any deep frying but I saut a lot. Right now I’m mostly using Kerrygold butter. I also saut with coconut oil. I don’t use other oils.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-09-2017, 07:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 736
Posted By DiamondDeb
Even pure fat causes an insulin spike, just a...

Even pure fat causes an insulin spike, just a much smaller one than other foods.
Forum: Other Plans 11-26-2017, 01:10 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
A documentary on fasting recently showed up on my...

A documentary on fasting recently showed up on my “recommended” list on Prime Video and I finally watched it today. I was afraid it would be some dumb thing but, oh my! I was so wrong!

The...
Forum: Other Plans 11-20-2017, 11:15 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’d expect eating junk carbs for OMAD every day...

I’d expect eating junk carbs for OMAD every day would eventually leads to eating junk carbs multiple times per day.
Forum: Other Plans 11-20-2017, 11:13 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
Stevie, it isn’t really about OMAD working or...

Stevie, it isn’t really about OMAD working or not. That is just what Dr. Fung sees. It is eating any one way every single day that can slow or stall results. I’ve experienced it and so have countless...
Forum: Other Plans 11-19-2017, 12:31 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
Definitely don稚 buy it expecting to learn new...

Definitely don稚 buy it expecting to learn new facts about fasting. We致e got that one. Don稚 eat. ;)

I got it to read about the author痴 personal experience and to hear the stories of others. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
Before the end the 2nd episode, I realized they...

Before the end the 2nd episode, I realized they interviewed all these doctors and then just took parts of the interviews to use, leaving out anything that doesn’t follow with their agenda. Very...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
If you watch - read the comments. Or read the...

If you watch - read the comments. Or read the comments and don稚 watch.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 06:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
I壇 love to hear what Dr Fung thinks about this....

I壇 love to hear what Dr Fung thinks about this. I have a feeling he isn稚 happy or won稚 be when he sees it. It appears that he was interviewed and they picked bits and pieces that make it sound...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 05:48 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
I think this may be my last episode.

I think this may be my last episode.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 05:45 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
I知 partway through episode 2. I知 pretty sure I...

I知 partway through episode 2. I知 pretty sure I don稚 like where this is going.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-16-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m hoping they point out that there are...

I’m hoping they point out that there are different ways to get healthy. I don’t believe Dr. Fung recommend a vegan diet and he is part of this.

All I know is I’m a human and we were made to eat...
Forum: Other Plans 11-16-2017, 11:20 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
I have that & started reading it and...

I have that & started reading it and stopped...not sure why. Maybe Hurricane Irma distracted me? I need to get back to it.
Forum: Other Plans 11-15-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
The body adjusts to everything quickly. The best...

The body adjusts to everything quickly. The best fasting schedule is one that is consistently inconsistent. ;) I go by how I feel; no set plan - one meal most days, two sometimes, once in a while I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2017, 08:28 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 820
Posted By DiamondDeb
Thanks for the heads up! I had two emails...

Thanks for the heads up! I had two emails inviting me but both were buried in my junk mail. I signed up and watched the first episode. I like the guy doing the documentary. I’m looking forward to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2017, 04:58 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 12,269
Posted By DiamondDeb
I stopped using AS at the beginning of 2002. ...

I stopped using AS at the beginning of 2002.

I use pure stevia leaf extract powder with no other ingredients added to coffee & tea sometimes (depends on the coffee/tea and my mood!). I haven’t...
Forum: Other Plans 11-08-2017, 05:20 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
Stevia is good at helping us use insulin - when...

Stevia is good at helping us use insulin - when we consume it with a meal. It is best to avoid consuming it with just a drink and no food - like coffee or tea without a meal. So, it is more important...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-07-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,806
Posted By DiamondDeb
Notsohealthy noodles! lol

Notsohealthy noodles! lol
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-01-2017, 11:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,089
Posted By DiamondDeb
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Other Plans 11-01-2017, 11:33 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,797
Posted By DiamondDeb
I’m still working on getting dairy/cheese out of...

I’m still working on getting dairy/cheese out of my diet again after allowing it after Hurricane Irma. Not having electricity and staying with friends made it seem reasonable for a week but it has...
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