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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 04:28 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Thanks guys. I'm actually really weird -- I...

Thanks guys.

I'm actually really weird -- I can have the house stocked full of cookies, pasta, sundry carby snacks, and not get tempted. My cheating or going off-plan happens 99% of the time when...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,272
Posted By Olive
Pancake batter in omelet = yuck! I suspect it's...

Pancake batter in omelet = yuck! I suspect it's not only to make them fluffier, but to make them bigger to "stretch" eggs?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Thank you, I will get that on Kindle if it's...

Thank you, I will get that on Kindle if it's available! I love hearing about that "one thing" that people personally found to be life changing.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Thank you, you're such a sweetheart!

Thank you, you're such a sweetheart!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Auto-pilot is fine, isn't it? I like your advice....

Auto-pilot is fine, isn't it? I like your advice. Thank you! :goodpost:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 11:29 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
That's great advice. I couldn't find an existing...

That's great advice. I couldn't find an existing challenge that matched me so I started one. Hope it'll help keep me on track....
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 05-12-2014, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 710
Posted By Olive
***STARTING OVER IN MID-MAY***

Have a feeling it's just going to be me in this challenge talking to myself, but oh well. :p Would love to get some other people!

I've been off the wagon for about 10 months. It's been really,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Hi peanutte, thanks so much for responding. This...

Hi peanutte, thanks so much for responding. This is actually the plan I feel most open to. Low-calorie, low-fat makes me feel ravenous and cranky -- just has never worked.

I know that low carb is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,916
Posted By Olive
Struggling with motivation

Hi guys,

I've tried three times in the last month to get back on low-carb (after about 10 months of going off the wagon), and I keep failing. I can't even break 3 days to get into ketosis. :sad:...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,605
Posted By Olive
Crazy energy rush?

Hi :hugs:

When did you guys start to experience that famous LC energy for the first time? It supposedly hits on day 5-10 of ketosis? I've never felt it on Induction before...the many, many times...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 985
Posted By Olive
Low carb is definitely not easy all the time --...

Low carb is definitely not easy all the time -- today it hit me just how many more dishes I wash when I'm on Atkins. If I lived somewhere where convenience LC foods were available I'd go for them big...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By Olive
That's so sweet! :heart:

That's so sweet! :heart:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2014, 09:12 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,583
Posted By Olive
Ewww!!

Ewww!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2014, 12:10 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,583
Posted By Olive
:hyst: Nothing like those sugary green...

:hyst:

Nothing like those sugary green beans...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 789
Posted By Olive
I've literally been using a tube that expired in...

I've literally been using a tube that expired in 2011 and they work fine. Turn purple every 3-4 days after Induction. On the days before that don't show trace amounts. Weird.
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 04-11-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 238,186
Posted By Olive
Peppery beef stroganoff over buttered...

Peppery beef stroganoff over buttered "rice"
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 02:47 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,583
Posted By Olive
I should've been more careful in my wording -- I...

I should've been more careful in my wording -- I should've just said, "Thanks for sharing. Even a tiny bit of sugar can derail some of us." Without throwing the word "ketosis" in there. Does that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 02:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By Olive
Aww @ the buckwheat cookies. :heart: I love...

Aww @ the buckwheat cookies. :heart:

I love that just when you think they've sort of understood it ("Ok, so Phoebe can have meat and salad, but no potatoes") then they turn around and ask "What?!...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:40 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,119
Posted By Olive
I love this. Thank you. :notwrthy:

I love this. Thank you. :notwrthy:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,086
Posted By Olive
Appreciating when non-LC'ers are supportive of LC..

We are all subjected to ignorant, intolerant reactions about our WOE...but isn't it awesome when the non LC'ers in our life are really supportive?

My husband, Mr. Consummate Carb Man, takes...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,119
Posted By Olive
Yeah...or ribeye...or creamy tomato-basil soup...

Yeah...or ribeye...or creamy tomato-basil soup (with a pile of buttered bread for him). Or bacon cheeseburgers with mushroom cheesy sauce.

We should start a "happy husband food" thread for people...
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 04-11-2014, 01:25 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,003
Posted By Olive
What a great question, and what great progress...

What a great question, and what great progress you're making!

If I'm not mistaken, the Atkins 1992 DANDR book says that it's fine to stay in Induction for up to 6 months.

The most important...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By Olive
I need to tattoo that on the hand I use for...

I need to tattoo that on the hand I use for reaching for the pasta jars.....:lol:

(No, seriously).
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Olive
Thanks all! I already feel more like myself...

Thanks all! I already feel more like myself :jumpjoy:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 01:16 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,119
Posted By Olive
Wish you the best and let me know if you'd like...

Wish you the best and let me know if you'd like to buddy up.

I also have a normal weight husband who I cook for -- he actually gets excited whenever I'm LC'ing because the main dish is usually so...
Forum: Atkins Nutritional Approach 04-11-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 1,208
Views: 238,186
Posted By Olive
There is only one word for this and that is:...

There is only one word for this and that is: AMAZEBALLS. :lol:

I feel like I would do this maybe with Italian sausage, cheese and olives??
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 638
Posted By Olive
Steak, more steak and then some steak. :lol:

Steak, more steak and then some steak. :lol:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 12:43 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,583
Posted By Olive
Look, I don't want to get into a thing here. Nor...

Look, I don't want to get into a thing here. Nor do I want to go on PubMed and look for articles until you're satisfied I made my point. As a medical researcher, I have to do that every day, and I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,785
Posted By Olive
I feel like this is my biggest challenge now...I...

I feel like this is my biggest challenge now...I know exactly what I have to do diet-wise. What I need to learn is how to stop permitting myself to cheat (the "Doing" component), because there are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 12:07 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,890
Posted By Olive
So powerful! :goodpost:

So powerful! :goodpost:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By Olive
Word. This is what makes LCF a really special...

Word. This is what makes LCF a really special place.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,119
Posted By Olive
I'm barely on Day 2 (restarting for the millionth...

I'm barely on Day 2 (restarting for the millionth time). I'd been putting it off telling myself what you described "oh, just one more day of pasta and ice cream...I'll start tomorrow..."

We took...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 5,583
Posted By Olive
Thanks for the head's-up! I think it's bizarre...

Thanks for the head's-up! I think it's bizarre that they add sugar to vegetables -- would've never guessed they did. Outback is one of my favorite restaurants for LC'ing so good to know.

And yes,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,337
Posted By Olive
I always feel like the least qualified person to...

I always feel like the least qualified person to give advice, but I've seen so many situations of LC'ers breaking through slow weightloss stalls when they limit the amount of imitation-carb foods...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 591
Posted By Olive
Hi Nicole, welcome back! Good for you!! :hugs:

Hi Nicole, welcome back! Good for you!! :hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,785
Posted By Olive
I found this INCREDIBLY powerful thank you!

I found this INCREDIBLY powerful thank you!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 884
Posted By Olive
Thank you guys!! bless :hugs:

Thank you guys!! bless :hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,786
Posted By Olive
To prepare ahead...keep palatable LC foods at...

To prepare ahead...keep palatable LC foods at home at all times.

To make every LC meal as delicious and special as possible.

To experiment and try different tweaks and approaches.

And so...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 995
Posted By Olive
Good for you!!

Good for you!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2014, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By Olive
Chicken drummettes I find travel well and taste...

Chicken drummettes I find travel well and taste good cold (in case you can't heat them), plus kids usually like them.

Sending loving and hopeful energy your way. I'm your brother's age...
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