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Forum: The Exercise Board 08-31-2016, 07:09 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,088
Posted By Aomiel
I have to agree with those who say calories and...

I have to agree with those who say calories and what you eat are the key. No doubt exercise has its benefits, but it has little impact on weight...especially if it drives you to overeat as it does...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-31-2016, 07:02 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 4,088
Posted By Aomiel
I don't know of any doctors that recommend...

I don't know of any doctors that recommend running at that weight. It's high impact on the joints and bones. That said, some people do it with success. A lot will depend on your bone and joint...
Forum: The Maintain Lane 08-31-2016, 06:56 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,682
Posted By Aomiel
When I first lost my weight, I got down to 140...

When I first lost my weight, I got down to 140 and I was happy with that. As a post menopause on the other side of 55, I didn't think I'd want to drop lower. I saw too many older family members who...
Forum: Diabetes 08-31-2016, 06:52 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 8,170
Posted By Aomiel
Sadly, there isn't a lot of consistency in the...

Sadly, there isn't a lot of consistency in the diabetic community so you will get conflicting information.

I had no success with controlling my diabetes until I went on Bernstein. His goal...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 821
Posted By Aomiel
Yeah...I discovered Atkins in '72 and used it off...

Yeah...I discovered Atkins in '72 and used it off and on with a lot of success, but allowed myself to be convinced by health professionals that it was an unhealthy WOE. Fast forward about 40 years...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2016, 06:33 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Aomiel
Yeah, I found that cheat days turned into cheat...

Yeah, I found that cheat days turned into cheat weeks ... months ... years. It seemed the more carbs in my system, the more I craved carbs.

If your goal is to lose weight and/or control diabetes,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2016, 03:36 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,419
Posted By Aomiel
If I had ignored all of the people who told me...

If I had ignored all of the people who told me this WOE was unhealthy, I would not have spent the last 40 years overweight. Nor would I have developed diabetes. The proof is in how good you feel...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2016, 06:20 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By Aomiel
Haven't been here in 2 years and thought I'd peek...

Haven't been here in 2 years and thought I'd peek in and see how everyone is doing.
Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,462
Posted By Aomiel
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2014, 07:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,115
Posted By Aomiel
Russell, the problem with 'eating to the meter'...

Russell, the problem with 'eating to the meter' is that *all* meters have a +/- error of up to 20%. At one point I had over 10 meters and never got the same reading, at the same time, from any of...
Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,129
Posted By Aomiel
Ronnie, What you're doing is excellent because...

Ronnie,
What you're doing is excellent because even if you're never off meds, by following Bernstein, you're at least taking the minimal meds needed to control your diabetes. Even Bernstein says...
Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2014, 06:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 828
Posted By Aomiel
Yep...and recent studies bear out what I've been...

Yep...and recent studies bear out what I've been telling people for over 40 years (have had hypoglycemia since I was about 13)...intense exertion will cause the body to push out insulin, causing the...
Forum: Diabetes 09-08-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,324
Posted By Aomiel
Helen, Yes I did use to use cinnamon (1/4 tsp...

Helen,
Yes I did use to use cinnamon (1/4 tsp in my cup of tea) and it did help. It truly doesn't matter what type of cinnamon but it must be powdered form. I read an article about why the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 08:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By Aomiel
Actually, for some people, stevia and other AS...

Actually, for some people, stevia and other AS can create the same problem as real sugar. Some recent studies suggest that the pancreas doesn't recognize the difference between AS and sugar. From a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:57 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,151
Posted By Aomiel
No, never did. Instead, whenever I lost enough...

No, never did. Instead, whenever I lost enough weight that my clothes were baggy, I'd go out and buy a few more pants and tops in my new size. The well fitting clothes (vs the baggy ones) gave me...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,839
Posted By Aomiel
I've been doing low carb (Atkins) on and off...

I've been doing low carb (Atkins) on and off since 1972. I've been doing Bernstein since January 2013. So this time around, consistently low carb for 20 months...no cheats. Benefits:


A1c...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,839
Posted By Aomiel
I had that problem when I was on Atkins and not...

I had that problem when I was on Atkins and not watching my protein grams. I finally realized it was only when I ate too much protein at one sitting that this happened.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 4,136
Posted By Aomiel
What is more important...testing positive on a...

What is more important...testing positive on a celiac test or continuing with what you're doing because you're doing well and feeling good and testing negative?

You may very well have celiac *but*...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 881
Posted By Aomiel
B: Protein drink, coffee with cream L: Chef...

B: Protein drink, coffee with cream
L: Chef salad with 4 oz of protein (hard boiled egg, meats and cheese), vinagrette
D: Shrimp scampi
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 990
Posted By Aomiel
Yes. I used to have daily headaches with...

Yes. I used to have daily headaches with frequent migraines when I was still eating carbs. In the last 20 months I've had *three* headaches and no migraines.

After reading "Wheat Belly", I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2014, 09:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,995
Posted By Aomiel
pre-low carb, I would probably eat 4-5 meals out...

pre-low carb, I would probably eat 4-5 meals out each most every week. Now, maybe once or twice a month because our local restaurant makes a kill 'black and blue' salad (roasted asparagus, red...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2014, 09:54 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,966
Posted By Aomiel
Yep...same here. I found that by just changing...

Yep...same here. I found that by just changing the way I eat, rather than finding replacements for all the goodies I used to eat, my mind seemed to accept this as a way of life rather than a 'diet'.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2014, 09:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 908
Posted By Aomiel
B: Protein drink, coffee with cream L: Eggs...

B: Protein drink, coffee with cream
L: Eggs and bacon
D: Baked fish, salad w/blue cheese dressing
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,584
Posted By Aomiel
I have to agree with the others. I read...

I have to agree with the others. I read somewhere that if you 'taste' it's the same as eating because it causes your body to start preparing to eat (insulin changes, etc.).

Also, as Atkins said,...
Forum: Diabetes 08-27-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,462
Posted By Aomiel
Sometimes Atkins isn't enough for diabetics...

Sometimes Atkins isn't enough for diabetics because it only controls carbs. For the diabetic with an impaired system, what you need to do is reverse your insulin resistance (which comes before...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,079
Posted By Aomiel
B: 2 eggs, coffee with cream L: 3 eggs,...

B: 2 eggs, coffee with cream
L: 3 eggs, deviled
D: Steak, baked spaghetti squash
Forum: Diabetes 08-25-2014, 03:53 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,115
Posted By Aomiel
Fruit, even eaten with a meal, causes much more...

Fruit, even eaten with a meal, causes much more than a blip in my BG's. Bernstein does not advocate fruits for diabetics and says in several places that diabetics should not be eating fruits. There...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,449
Posted By Aomiel
:hyst::hyst::hyst:

:hyst::hyst::hyst:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,836
Posted By Aomiel
I make my own blue cheese dressing but I use...

I make my own blue cheese dressing but I use regular Hellman's mayo as the one made with olive oil doesn't emulsify properly and the dressing is much thinner and becomes even waterier over the days.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 09:35 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 913
Posted By Aomiel
B: 2 eggs, coffee with cream L: Tuna salad...

B: 2 eggs, coffee with cream
L: Tuna salad with mayo over lettuce
D: Grilled steak and grilled summer squash
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 09:34 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 3,453
Posted By Aomiel
Yep...this is what they tried to stuff down my...

Yep...this is what they tried to stuff down my throat when I was getting my degree. So I switched over to a CCN which emphasizes there is no one right diet for everyone. The diet should meet the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,655
Posted By Aomiel
I'm also going to go with the YMMV. I don't...

I'm also going to go with the YMMV. I don't believe there is one ideal diet for everyone. We are unique individuals with unique needs. So go with what feels good for you.

As a general rule,...
Forum: Diabetes 08-25-2014, 08:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,091
Posted By Aomiel
Yep and this doesn't only happen at the low end. ...

Yep and this doesn't only happen at the low end. When I had BG's in the 200's, I would have the same reaction. the only difference is that my BG, over the course of about 20-30 minutes after a...
Forum: Diabetes 08-25-2014, 08:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,463
Posted By Aomiel
My experience says you have to pay attention to...

My experience says you have to pay attention to both carbs and protein. They are equally important. Atkins didn't work for me as far as lowering my BG's. I know now it was because I was eating...
Forum: Diabetes 08-25-2014, 08:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,115
Posted By Aomiel
I have to say that eating to a meter was more...

I have to say that eating to a meter was more difficult and less efficient (at least for me) than just following Bernstein's protocol. I went nuts trying to to figure out what I could eat based on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,927
Posted By Aomiel
:goodpost: I've found the same thing. It's...

:goodpost:

I've found the same thing. It's why, even after a year of maintaining that I am still as strict with my WOE as I was when trying to lose weight and get my diabetes under control. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2014, 07:33 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,109
Posted By Aomiel
In past years, I never had to worry about...

In past years, I never had to worry about calories. Diabetes and post menopause has changed that. This time around, I lose just as quickly as in the past (although it seemed so slow at the time),...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,484
Posted By Aomiel
There was a time when I only paid attention to...

There was a time when I only paid attention to the carbs and still lost about 60+ pounds in a 3 month period...and would 'guess' I was eating over 2000 calories a day.

This time around I had to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 938
Posted By Aomiel
B: 2 eggs scrambled, coffee with half and half ...

B: 2 eggs scrambled, coffee with half and half
L: Tuna salad on lettuce
D: Black and Blue Salad (steak, oven roasted asparagus, mushrooms and red peppers over boston lettuce) with blue cheese...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2014, 06:34 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,663
Posted By Aomiel
I used to think I was constantly hungry. Then it...

I used to think I was constantly hungry. Then it wasn't until I was diagnosed as diabetic that I discovered my 'hunger' was in direct proportion to my BG's...which were being driven by the carbs in...
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