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Forum: Vegetarian 04-06-2015, 10:56 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 8,997
Posted By imstarryeyed
In reply to the original question and poster- I...

In reply to the original question and poster- I lost 70 lbs in 8 months doing low carb vegetarian. I do eat fish sometimes. I have to watch calories along with carbs and keep a strict count. I lost...
Forum: Vegetarian 07-31-2013, 10:50 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,992
Posted By imstarryeyed
Hi Martha and the other few reading the...

Hi Martha and the other few reading the vegetarian board!

Eating meatless is very easy for me because I've never cared for meat much. Carbs have always been my downfall so going low carb just...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 05-29-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 352
Views: 120,168
Posted By imstarryeyed
I have been reluctant to post results because...

I have been reluctant to post results because they are not fabulous, I'm sorry to say. I think my hair loss has stopped but I don't see much regrowth, if any. To be fair, I've always had fine, thin,...
Forum: Vegetarian 04-14-2013, 10:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,002
Posted By imstarryeyed
My cholesterol went up. If you read down a few...

My cholesterol went up. If you read down a few threads you will see my story. I've come to the conclusion it's not necessarily a bad thing. The type of LDL and your ratios are most significant. I eat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-10-2013, 10:44 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 7,793
Posted By imstarryeyed
I lost 70 lbs in 7 months this past year doing...

I lost 70 lbs in 7 months this past year doing low carb (below 30) and keeping calories below 1200. I ate no red meat or poultry but some fish. I use erythritol for sweetener in tea. Something that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-28-2013, 10:39 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 4,972
Posted By imstarryeyed
I love to mix sour cream and pico de gallo. I've...

I love to mix sour cream and pico de gallo. I've also mixed sour cream with diced tomatoes from the can or/an canned diced chiles.
Forum: Vegetarian 01-26-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks Madge! I was really panicked about my...

Thanks Madge! I was really panicked about my cholesterol numbers, so much so that I decided to do a lot of reading. A lot of people on here (in the other thread I posted in the main lobby) reassured...
Forum: Vegetarian 01-16-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,854
Posted By imstarryeyed
Welcome Moosiegirl and Ishy! This is a very...

Welcome Moosiegirl and Ishy! This is a very supportive group but has been a bit quiet lately. Many of the stories on here got me motivated in the beginning. Losing the weight and feeling better each...
Forum: Vegetarian 01-13-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thank you, LauraAnn. I will do that. I am trying...

Thank you, LauraAnn. I will do that. I am trying to educate myself about cholesterol and I am learning a lot.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 01-08-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 120,168
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks, Cheri! I happen to have both the biotin...

Thanks, Cheri! I happen to have both the biotin and generic rogaine on my shelf and I started using them today. I quit the rogaine before surgery last year and it may make a difference now that I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2013, 09:52 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks everyone! I have added some supplements to...

Thanks everyone! I have added some supplements to my regime and downloaded the book, "The Great Cholesterol Myth" and have begun reading. I feel so much better. I see my new doctor next week and at...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 01-07-2013, 09:56 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 120,168
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thought I would update. I'm not really sure if...

Thought I would update. I'm not really sure if biotin or anything else was helping me. I decided I couldn't wait any longer and started wearing wigs. If nothing else, my hair is getting a rest from...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
The doctor that ordered my labs (whom I loved but...

The doctor that ordered my labs (whom I loved but went into retirement to be a SAHM) is not the doctor I will be seeing in the future. She may be receptive to further thyroid tests, I know it's not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thank you so much everyone! I'm still looking...

Thank you so much everyone! I'm still looking into this but feeling so much better about it. I do know that cholesterol levels are not the be all end all. I just don't like having to fight my doctor...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Hmmm... thank you for the replies. I'm looking...

Hmmm... thank you for the replies. I'm looking into all of it now.

My anemia has been resolved through iron supplementation and surgery one year ago (nissen fundoplication for paraesophageal...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 09:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thank you so much for your help. I am feeling...

Thank you so much for your help. I am feeling more hopeful.

Total Cholesterol 304
HDL 64
Tryglycerides 122
LDL 216
Ratio 4.8
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 08:44 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thank you for the response. Maybe I haven't been...

Thank you for the response. Maybe I haven't been consuming enough fats. I cook in coconut oil but that's all I use. I eat eggs everyday. I take a multiple vitamin and a few others. I don't love pills...
Forum: Vegetarian 01-07-2013, 07:50 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks, Marg. I did that. Hope I get more...

Thanks, Marg. I did that. Hope I get more responses over there.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2013, 07:49 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,208
Posted By imstarryeyed
Discouraged... opinions please ... cholesterol

I've been doing low carb vegetarian for 8.5 months now. I've lost about 70 lbs. My blood pressure has dropped to a good level (114/70). I feel great. I walk everyday. I still have weight to lose and...
Forum: Vegetarian 01-05-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,431
Posted By imstarryeyed
Discouraged.... opinions please

I've been doing low carb vegetarian for 8.5 months now. I've lost about 70 lbs. My blood pressure has dropped to a good level (114/70). I feel great. I walk everyday. I still have weight to lose and...
Forum: Vegetarian 12-06-2012, 10:08 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By imstarryeyed
A bird's nest kind of looks like a nest. It has...

A bird's nest kind of looks like a nest. It has shredded onion, kale, carrot, and tempura batter frozen into a nest shape. It is 70 calories and 7 carbs. It might remind you of a hash brown patty. ...
Forum: Vegetarian 12-05-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks again everyone! As far as my day to day...

Thanks again everyone! As far as my day to day food plan goes- it's pretty much the same and pretty basic. I live alone so don't have to worry about anyone but me. That makes it so much easier. It's...
Forum: Vegetarian 11-16-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks Guys! :)

Thanks Guys! :)
Forum: Vegetarian 11-15-2012, 09:24 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,405
Posted By imstarryeyed
Just thought I'd update my progress. When I...

Just thought I'd update my progress. When I started out in April it was my goal to be much healthier by my 60th birthday which was last week. I've stayed low carb 99% of the past 7 months. Calories...
Forum: Vegetarian 10-18-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,390
Posted By imstarryeyed
Nigel, that recipe sounds really good! I'm...

Nigel, that recipe sounds really good! I'm copying for later.
Forum: Vegetarian 09-11-2012, 01:05 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,474
Posted By imstarryeyed
This trip to Target I picked up the Morningstar...

This trip to Target I picked up the Morningstar Farm Chik'n Grillers. They're 80 calories and 2 net carbs. Didn't really like them much. Prefer the turkey grillers. I don't like Morningstar Farms...
Forum: Vegetarian 09-11-2012, 01:00 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 80,637
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thought I'd report in. Not much has changed in my...

Thought I'd report in. Not much has changed in my diet.

B- veggie patty with sliced cucumber, tomato, onion, olives

L- peach

D- roasted cauliflower and onions sprinkled with parm

S-...
Forum: Vegetarian 09-06-2012, 12:59 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 80,637
Posted By imstarryeyed
I'm still around doing low carb, still losing,...

I'm still around doing low carb, still losing, just not as much time to post. I do track every bite of food.

Most of my meals consist of onions, cucumbers, tomatoes, cauliflower from the farmers...
Forum: Vegetarian 09-06-2012, 12:34 PM
Replies: 380
Views: 47,474
Posted By imstarryeyed
I decided to try Morningstar Farms Turkey...

I decided to try Morningstar Farms Turkey Grillers when I saw them on sale at Target. I'd never seen them before. I'm not big on fake meat but these are just 90 calories and 2 net carbs a patty. I...
Forum: Vegetarian 07-13-2012, 12:49 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 4,992
Posted By imstarryeyed
I'm interested too, Nigel! I have been eating low...

I'm interested too, Nigel! I have been eating low carb for 3 months now (this time around). I find I'm spending MUCH less on groceries. I buy eggs, coffee, cheese, low carb chocolate bars and coconut...
Forum: Vegetarian 06-27-2012, 11:25 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 80,637
Posted By imstarryeyed
I haven't disappeared and I am happy to stay I've...

I haven't disappeared and I am happy to stay I've stayed on plan. I'm still in the middle of a family emergency and have no internet at my mom's where I'm staying (except on my iphone where I've gone...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-03-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,203
Posted By imstarryeyed
I started induction in April and am still pretty...

I started induction in April and am still pretty good about keeping my carbs really low- always below 20. I have added Atkins bars but that's about it. They are a real treat since I rarely ate sweets...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-03-2012, 08:06 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,221
Posted By imstarryeyed
Congratulations, Pauline! You are an inspiration...

Congratulations, Pauline! You are an inspiration to many, including me. And you've kept it off- the really hard part!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-03-2012, 12:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 654
Posted By imstarryeyed
I was light headed several times the first couple...

I was light headed several times the first couple of weeks. It still happens sometimes. Babette's advice is correct. It's in the last Atkin's book too- if you're feeling dizzy or light headed...
Forum: Vegetarian 06-02-2012, 08:10 PM
Replies: 634
Views: 80,637
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thank you Nigel- I am doing really okay now....

Thank you Nigel- I am doing really okay now. Trying hard to restore my health.

B- coconut oil candy
L- eggs, cheese, avocado, onion, sour cream
D- salmon cooked in CO
Forum: Vegetarian 06-02-2012, 08:39 AM
Replies: 634
Views: 80,637
Posted By imstarryeyed
I don't use protein powder much. I hope I'm...

I don't use protein powder much. I hope I'm getting enough protein in my diet. I usually get about 60 grams a day. I know too much protein defeats doing low carb. For several months after my son was...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 06-01-2012, 06:44 PM
Replies: 352
Views: 120,168
Posted By imstarryeyed
Thanks for bringing this thread alive, Cheri, and...

Thanks for bringing this thread alive, Cheri, and to all the people who have posted in it. I've read the whole thing! I've been taking biotin, 5,000 mcg, and jarrosil (silica) upon the recommendation...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-30-2012, 04:55 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,486
Posted By imstarryeyed
I mix chia, hemp and flax and sprinkle on salads,...

I mix chia, hemp and flax and sprinkle on salads, add to muffins, smoothies and anything else that I think of.
Forum: Vegetarian 05-30-2012, 01:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,113
Posted By imstarryeyed
I'm so glad to see your post, Pauline! I've been...

I'm so glad to see your post, Pauline! I've been checking everyday. Very glad to know that your life style is not to blame for any health problems. Reassuring for all of us!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-27-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,080
Posted By imstarryeyed
How about individual size tuna or chicken cans...

How about individual size tuna or chicken cans with the pull off tops? Olives and nuts in a baggy are good. If the cooler is at least coolish, string cheese should be okay. Good luck!
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