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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-09-2015, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,093
Posted By avid
It's a lot harder this time

I've barely lost three pounds. Last time the weight dropped off much faster. Of course I was heavier to start with but damn sam! this is starting to be like work :stars:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-02-2015, 07:49 AM
Replies: 68
Views: 5,950
Posted By avid
I really enjoy eating full fat whipped cream...

I really enjoy eating full fat whipped cream cheese flavored with raspberry Torani SF syrup....It's better than ice cream
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-02-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,509
Posted By avid
The raspberry is sweet and tart at the same...

The raspberry is sweet and tart at the same time....yummie
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-30-2015, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By avid
Oh my! So many old friends. Lovely to hear...

Oh my!
So many old friends.
Lovely to hear from you all as well as the new friends.
Thank you all for the warm greeting and expressions of confidence.
It's kind of exciting to be back in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-29-2015, 05:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,245
Posted By avid
Hi, I'm back

OK, so it was great being thin, but as so many of us "veterens" can attest, over time the enthusiasm wanes and the weight and inches creep back.
Well, that's not exactly true. The weight started...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-28-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,227
Posted By avid
Yes, enjoy just tell them you don't want the bun....

Yes, enjoy just tell them you don't want the bun. I do this often at restaurants and fast food places. There must be more lc people out there because I've never had a problem with it....sometimes...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-28-2014, 05:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,499
Posted By avid
Alas, my experience with keto breath was that it...

Alas, my experience with keto breath was that it didn't go away untill I exceeded my goal weight and started to reintroduce some carbs into my diet. I'm still very lc...no bread, pasta dough or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-28-2014, 05:14 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,142
Posted By avid
Wheat belly is the book that started me on low...

Wheat belly is the book that started me on low carb. I still avoid breads, pasta, all the dough based deserts, and do not believe in "healthy" whole grains.
I have gained gained a few pounds from...
Forum: Diabetes 05-28-2014, 05:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,698
Posted By avid
If your like me, then your weight loss will...

If your like me, then your weight loss will depend almost entirelly on your carb intake. It was only when I got to within a few pounds of goal that I cut back some calories from fat. And exercise...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 04-30-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 527
Posted By avid
arythmia

I seem to have more "skipped beats" lately.
Alot more actually. I will be seeing doc next week, but I wonder if my supplements could be contributing. Anyone know anything about arythmia and...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-23-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,499
Posted By avid
packaged grass fed roast beef

I love sliced roast beef topped with melted cheese and tomato...Ummmmmm delish!....I want to try grass fed beef but don't want to be bothered with making a roast and slicing it.
does anyone know of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 07:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,545
Posted By avid
I was totally a stinker...My wife would complain...

I was totally a stinker...My wife would complain often. I didn't tell her it was due to my LC diet because I didn't want to "hear it" so to speak.
the good news is that after I hit my goal weight,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 07:01 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,582
Posted By avid
Thank you so much for sharing your story. My...

Thank you so much for sharing your story. My dad died from heart attack at age 48 and I have multiple risk factors. Protecting my heart was one of the main reasons I switched to LC. I don't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,174
Posted By avid
Any sudden and massive change in diet can trigger...

Any sudden and massive change in diet can trigger all sorts of unintended reactions. I wouldn't be too alarmed at first. Give it a week or so, if it doesn't go away then I would get checked out.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 06:47 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,205
Posted By avid
Apparently those cookies, cakes, crackers, and...

Apparently those cookies, cakes, crackers, and fried foods do lead to weight gain.

Did I miss something. I must be reading this wrong, because to me it looks like you thought that cookies,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,937
Posted By avid
Another vote for ez-sweetz It's a liquid so...

Another vote for ez-sweetz
It's a liquid so there are not additives. No after taste.
I agree that anyone who advocates for sugar should be immediately pilloried and put on display in town square.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,644
Posted By avid
the link provided by mistizoom said all I needed...

the link provided by mistizoom said all I needed to know.
This was a "made for tv" test. Like all the so called 'reality' shows, it's basically choreographed by a producer to attract viewers. Not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-26-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,271
Posted By avid
OK, I"ll bite.....what studies and why should...

OK, I"ll bite.....what studies and why should they concern us?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-26-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,181
Posted By avid
Interesting. I can understand all the caffeine...

Interesting.
I can understand all the caffeine raising heart rate and causing chest pains, but why artificial sweetner? I never use aspartame, but am hooked on splenda.
What's the skinny?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-26-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 7,676
Posted By avid
great vid.....The information was known to me via...

great vid.....The information was known to me via LCF (it comes up alot) but to see it laid out in such a clear way was refreshing.
thanks
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-17-2014, 05:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,176
Posted By avid
Unfortunately, if your like me, than more...

Unfortunately, if your like me, than more frequent urination is a fact of LC life.
Before I went LC I would get up once in the night to pee. Then with LC it was two or sometimes three times a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-17-2013, 08:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,444
Posted By avid
I've noticed this as well. It is often the case...

I've noticed this as well.
It is often the case when I'm just hungry all day,and eating alot. In the begining I was afraid to get on the scale next day, but I've learned through experience that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-16-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,752
Posted By avid
Read Gary Taubes for details on why this is. I...

Read Gary Taubes for details on why this is.
I can only tell you that I exercised during my weight loss and I noticed that there was absolutely NO correlation between exercise and weight loss for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-15-2013, 06:36 AM
Replies: 120
Views: 10,198
Posted By avid
Have you tried measuring yourself and not just...

Have you tried measuring yourself and not just weighing?
It's not my experience, but there are many posters here at LCF who do not
experience alot of weight loss for weeks at a time, but are still...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-15-2013, 06:29 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,816
Posted By avid
For me, this time of year is the worst. By that...

For me, this time of year is the worst. By that I mean 'holiday season'
I'm one who gets a little depressed around this time of year, and it's my mood more than the weather that affects my ability...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 06:53 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By avid
Oh, and to answer the original question. Yep,...

Oh, and to answer the original question.
Yep, exercise is fine on induction.
I had no issues except getting a little giddy when I saw how fast the
fat was disappearing.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 06:50 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,752
Posted By avid
I link we are at the dawn of a low carb...

I link we are at the dawn of a low carb revolution.
The low fat woe has been a dismal failure too long for too many.
While I support and engage in fitness activities, the "calories in / calories...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-10-2013, 02:18 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By avid
Going off plan every so often seems to actually...

Going off plan every so often seems to actually help with my woe.
I get tired of LC every so often...I want a sandwich....with real bread!!!
I NEED a slice of pizza every so often...and not just...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-10-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 806
Posted By avid
My experience is just the opposite. I found no...

My experience is just the opposite.
I found no correlation between exercise and weight loss.
None...zero.
There were times when I was working out pretty hard too. It just didn't seem to matter. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2013, 03:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,849
Posted By avid
My sweet tooth demands Torani syrups and ez...

My sweet tooth demands Torani syrups and ez sweetz.
I mix raspberry torani in with my greek yogurt then throw in some
berries.....Ummmmmmm.....a creamy, sweet, and pretty healthy desert
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2013, 03:15 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 935
Posted By avid
I was Atins for the vast majority of my 50 pound...

I was Atins for the vast majority of my 50 pound weight loss.
It was only the last five pounds where I had to cut back on my fat intake
a little to reduce calories.
If my goal wasn't so aggressive...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2013, 03:12 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By avid
thank you all so much for the kind words. I had...

thank you all so much for the kind words.
I had forgotten what a warm, considerate bunch my LCF's are.
I am feeling better. A day of binging and being glued to the pity pot
can do wonders....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2013, 06:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,085
Posted By avid
stress eating and tired of the routine

I've been lc for almost a year and a half.
I'm usually fine about that, but right now I'm emotionally frazzled.
My 92 year old mom is in failing health, and is now slipping into dementia.
It is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2013, 06:31 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,225
Posted By avid
I understand about the scale. It can become our...

I understand about the scale. It can become our master.
My wife also lets the scale dictate her mood....
If she has gone up, then the day is off to a bad start.
But even if she is down a little,...
Forum: Other Plans 12-04-2013, 07:02 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,695
Posted By avid
Hi Springalong, No, i can't say that i find a...

Hi Springalong,
No, i can't say that i find a direct connection between mood and wheat, or energy level and wheat. I did have more energy in the beginning but I now attribute that to being excited...
Forum: Other Plans 11-30-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 131
Views: 19,695
Posted By avid
Hi Bre, I haven't been coming to LCF nearly so...

Hi Bre,
I haven't been coming to LCF nearly so much lately. After hitting goal and maintaining a while, my interest has somewhat faded. I was glad to see you still following this.
I am still LC...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,004
Posted By avid
Kudo's to you! Now, go shopping......YaY!!!!

Kudo's to you!
Now, go shopping......YaY!!!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2013, 01:58 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,814
Posted By avid
Dark brew....add a "heavy" tablespoon of HWC ...

Dark brew....add a "heavy" tablespoon of HWC
and a few drops of EZ sweetz.
Heaven!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-22-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,404
Posted By avid
If you want one then by all means go for it! ...

If you want one then by all means go for it!
SWEETPOISON........DW was 55 when she got her first tat.
Was 60 when she got her last. 13 in total
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-22-2013, 06:17 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,688
Posted By avid
Too bad that sugar is often lumped in with...

Too bad that sugar is often lumped in with research on carbs.
Refined sugar is so toxic that it will corrode anything.
I'm often doubtful about carbs from say, broccoli
being lumped in with...
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