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Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-01-2014, 06:24 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 12,209
Posted By Mona
I only have Volume 1. I do plan on getting the...

I only have Volume 1. I do plan on getting the rest in the series though.

Jennifer I just made your BBQ sauce from page 54 vol 1. It is good! My favorite thing about your recipe is that is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2014, 12:45 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,471
Posted By Mona
No, losing weight and strict LC doesn't fix my...

No, losing weight and strict LC doesn't fix my high BP. I have what my doctor calls resistant high BP. I'm on 3 meds, very high doses but it's finally under control. I'm hoping when I lose the...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-18-2012, 02:22 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
Well I made it with no cheats yesterday. :up: ...

Well I made it with no cheats yesterday. :up: I started really jonesing for a goodie so I had some fruit: about 10 cherries, 10 blackberries, and 2 small triangles of watermelon. I also nibbled...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-17-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
OK I've heard so much about this magical Matrix...

OK I've heard so much about this magical Matrix Mint Cookie protein powder that I am going to add it to my Netrition order. I'm starting off with the smaller bag just in case I don't like it. :)
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-17-2012, 10:01 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
No I don't keep track of my calories. I'm sure...

No I don't keep track of my calories. I'm sure I'm getting a couple hundred calories in heavy cream on the days I drink my iced coffee. But it keeps me so full I'm not eating anything else so...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-17-2012, 06:27 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
I haven't posted here in a while. Been on a 4 or...

I haven't posted here in a while. Been on a 4 or 5 day "eat whatever the hell I want to" diet. :stars: Gained 4 pounds. Time to reign myself in!

Woke up at 2am today. I slept for 10 hours. ...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-17-2012, 06:19 AM
Replies: 421
Views: 12,516
Posted By Mona
I'm a side-sleeper and I couldn't sleep on the...

I'm a side-sleeper and I couldn't sleep on the side where that incision was for a couple of months.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-10-2012, 06:29 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
My food yesterday was not so hot. DH decided he...

My food yesterday was not so hot. DH decided he wanted a cheat meal...Chinese food from the mall....so I guess I justified having many cheats throughout the day. I started off with my regular SF...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-07-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
Here's what I ate today: 1 cup iced coffee...

Here's what I ate today:

1 cup iced coffee + heavy cream + SF vanilla Torani's syrup on drive to work. Also nursed a 2nd cup of coffee + cream thru-out my 10 hour shift.

Meal #1: 1 cup...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-05-2012, 01:14 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
Here's my Saturday food: I'm going to bed now...

Here's my Saturday food: I'm going to bed now (day sleeper) so this is already a done deal. :)

Snack: cup iced coffee w/ 2 tbsp heavy cream on drive to work.

Meal 1: 1 cup chicken salad...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-05-2012, 01:11 PM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
:goodpost: :kicking:

:goodpost: :kicking:
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-04-2012, 04:59 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
Well my eating really deviated off course as soon...

Well my eating really deviated off course as soon as I left the house to go shopping. :doh:

I wanted to try the new Carl's Jr sweet potato fries (and I had a $1 off coupon!) so I got some and...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-03-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
What are gel packs? I do know that eating...

What are gel packs?

I do know that eating refined carbs just makes me want more and more and more. I fell off the wagon a bit due to TOM but I'm trying to get back on the straight and narrow.
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 08-03-2012, 08:02 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 6,843
Posted By Mona
Not sure I will get here every day but I'd like...

Not sure I will get here every day but I'd like to start participating more, especially in this thread. I'm so bad about just winging it everyday and then I feel like I've grazed all day and not had...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,166
Posted By Mona
Yea, I remember years ago they used to sell big...

Yea, I remember years ago they used to sell big packages of that at Costco. I haven't looked for it since I mostly use boneless, skinless or regular breasts that I buy in bulk when they go on sale. ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-29-2012, 01:04 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 945
Posted By Mona
This sounds wonderful! I wish I lived closer I...

This sounds wonderful! I wish I lived closer I would take you up on your offer for peaches. ;) I moved to Oregon in 2004 and haven't had a good peach since I left So Cal. They just never get...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2012, 09:51 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,664
Posted By Mona
The only mistake you've made is to compare...

The only mistake you've made is to compare yourself to others' weight loss. Not said to be mean. Just a rotten fact of life. :hugs: I was around your ballpark of weight when I started LCing (and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 28,791
Posted By Mona
Yes you can. I prefer to start with a can of...

Yes you can. I prefer to start with a can of tomato sauce because LC ketchup is expensive and the recipe usually uses the entire bottle. Maybe add some extra sweetener and/or spices if you think it...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-25-2012, 05:23 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 12,350
Posted By Mona
I don't like a thick, doughy flour tortilla so...

I don't like a thick, doughy flour tortilla so Mission is out for me. I don't even like regular Mission tortillas. Mama Lupes are pretty good BUT I don't eat them raw. I always cook them in oil...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 20,346
Posted By Mona
I have no issues with almonds but I have finally...

I have no issues with almonds but I have finally discovered that I've developed an allergy or an intolerance to cashews. I break out in a rash and get itchy everywhere the cashews touch....coming...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2012, 11:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,908
Posted By Mona
I actually eat more butter when I'm not low...

I actually eat more butter when I'm not low carbing....on bread, popcorn, etc. I've noticed I go through a lot less butter on LC. I mainly just use it on steamed veggies. And then I'm not stingy...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 07-11-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 394
Views: 13,547
Posted By Mona
Hey Chewie! Getting a sleeve. Woo Hoo! :) ...

Hey Chewie! Getting a sleeve. Woo Hoo! :)

My doc wanted me to take one for only 3 months as a preventative. I have had zero acid-reflux problems after stopping. But then again, I never...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-15-2012, 01:47 PM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,220
Posted By Mona
Laura that is great news about your new boyfriend...

Laura that is great news about your new boyfriend AND busting thru your plateau! :yahoo: I'm so happy for you!!

We are supposed to close on our house June 30th. On the one hand it seems so far...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-15-2012, 01:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,604
Posted By Mona
I sort of wish I had the gastric bypass instead...

I sort of wish I had the gastric bypass instead of the sleeve. I thought I would have more of a honeymoon period where I would lose weight no matter what I ate because I wouldn't be able to eat...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 05-02-2012, 05:56 AM
Replies: 249
Views: 10,220
Posted By Mona
Click on the picture of what you want to order. ...

Click on the picture of what you want to order. You should see a blank box where you can type a number in. Type in 1 (or however many you want). Then click the "add" button right next to that. ...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-29-2012, 03:05 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 841
Posted By Mona
Do you have any broccoli? ...

Do you have any broccoli? Chicken-cheese-broccoli is always a winner. You could sort of stir-fry the chicken in a bit of butter on the stovetop, then add in the broccoli then the cheese at the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-23-2012, 04:14 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,760
Posted By Mona
Years ago I had a small version without removable...

Years ago I had a small version without removable plates. It was fantastic for cooking frozen chicken breasts. I would use the "flat" kind that come in the big bag of flash frozen breasts. I would...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-16-2012, 05:51 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 503,006
Posted By Mona
Linda Sue that looks fantastic! Cleo you...

Linda Sue that looks fantastic!

Cleo you can bring the snacks anytime. :)
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 03-03-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 8,685
Posted By Mona
Healthy & Happy congrats on getting into...

Healthy & Happy congrats on getting into Onederland! :yahoo:
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-21-2012, 11:22 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,048
Posted By Mona
Nana thanks for the reply. I have suspected I am...

Nana thanks for the reply. I have suspected I am insulin resistant but never got any formal testing done. But what puzzles me is that last year when I was "dieting" at 2400 calories I was not...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-21-2012, 11:18 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,048
Posted By Mona
Oh I also forgot to mention that my hair is...

Oh I also forgot to mention that my hair is falling out too. But what worries me the most is that I started getting super thin on top last Spring, before I even started losing any weight! It's...
Forum: Weight Loss Surgery 02-21-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 9,048
Posted By Mona
Hi everyone. I've been reading and not really...

Hi everyone. I've been reading and not really posting because I've been in sort of a no-weight-loss funk myself. But after reading Laura's post I just wanted to chime in that a lot of the same...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-16-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 922
Posted By Mona
I loosely pack the patty but try to get it thin...

I loosely pack the patty but try to get it thin at the same time. I don't like a really thick patty. I sprinkle on salt, pepper, garlic powder, Mrs. Dash on one side and dehydrated minced onion on...
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 12-19-2011, 02:21 AM
Replies: 626
Views: 266,120
Posted By Mona
Your food looks amazing! Thanks for taking the...

Your food looks amazing! Thanks for taking the time to post all those great pix. :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-14-2011, 02:00 AM
Replies: 135
Views: 10,111
Posted By Mona
What I do is keep pre-made hamburger patties in...

What I do is keep pre-made hamburger patties in the freezer. They are already seasoned and individually saran wrapped. I can defrost in microwave really fast and cook up 1 or 2 for me for a quick...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-07-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 1,439
Views: 503,006
Posted By Mona
LC waffles made with Big Train Pancake Mix,...

LC waffles made with Big Train Pancake Mix, splenda sweetened HWC, and strawberries. And some slightly overdone bacon. :)
...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-12-2011, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,466
Posted By Mona
That does sound good. Thanks for sharing! :)

That does sound good. Thanks for sharing! :)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-07-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By Mona
I bought some nacho cheese flavoring...I found it...

I bought some nacho cheese flavoring...I found it by the popcorn. It's called Kernel Season's Popcorn Seasoning. They have other flavors too.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-03-2011, 09:03 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,664
Posted By Mona
I only buy thick sliced bacon. I lay 10 or so...

I only buy thick sliced bacon. I lay 10 or so pieces on a rimmed cookie sheet and cook between 325-350 until it looks done enough. I haven't had good luck using this method with thinner bacon...it...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-04-2011, 01:23 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,344
Posted By Mona
I love chicken. We've been having a lot of...

I love chicken. We've been having a lot of chicken lately because that's all that's been on sale. Last night my husband nicely asked for some red meat. lol :rofl:

I made this last night. ...
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