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Forum: JUDDD 05-04-2012, 11:56 AM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 54,328
Posted By shirleychef
I lifted weights with my legs and did an ab...

I lifted weights with my legs and did an ab workout too then walked 2 1/2 miles with my Leslie Sansone DVD 1 mile was with hand weights. I was going to do the full 4 miles but it is a DD and I don't...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 05-03-2012, 09:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,596
Posted By shirleychef
If you want kefir without the grains there are...

If you want kefir without the grains there are places that sell kefir starter. It is dehydrated kefir. Some places you might find it would include places that sell cheese making supplies and yogurt...
Forum: JUDDD 05-03-2012, 09:14 PM
Replies: 1,398
Views: 54,328
Posted By shirleychef
4 aerobic miles with Leslie Sansone

4 aerobic miles with Leslie Sansone
Forum: JUDDD 05-03-2012, 08:44 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 6,230
Posted By shirleychef
Please forgive me for interjecting... but you...

Please forgive me for interjecting... but you ladies are doing GREAT and will reach your goals. I weighed 235 last February and now am sitting in the low 150's I used hcg for the loss and am now...
Forum: JUDDD 04-30-2012, 01:13 PM
Replies: 259
Views: 12,271
Posted By shirleychef
I guess I'd be considered new. I tried JUDDDing...

I guess I'd be considered new. I tried JUDDDing for a few days about a month ago but then decided to transition into another hcg round.

Hubby & I are on phase 3 now and did our first Up Day...
Forum: JUDDD 04-29-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,902
Posted By shirleychef
Funny that you linked a bmi calculator... on...

Funny that you linked a bmi calculator... on another thread you had posted another one.. or was it earlier in this thread?? The link that uses the wrist measurements. And according to three different...
Forum: JUDDD 04-29-2012, 02:46 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,949
Posted By shirleychef
Luna.... I'm new to the JUDDD end of this forum...

Luna.... I'm new to the JUDDD end of this forum but wanted to say that your posts are so refreshing. I'm at the same point as you in my journey... ready to maintain for a while, yet I was really...
Forum: JUDDD 04-29-2012, 02:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 6,902
Posted By shirleychef
When I first started to lose weight Last...

When I first started to lose weight Last February, my goal weight was 155 because that is what I weighed from the age of 13 - 20. Then when I first hit that weight back in November I couldn't settle...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-27-2012, 08:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By shirleychef
Depending on where you live... it will change...

Depending on where you live... it will change with the seasons. My house is cold in the winter so my milk kefirs slower. Sometimes in the summer when the house is over 70 degrees it kefirs really...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-26-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,643
Posted By shirleychef
You got the right info. Since the grains increase...

You got the right info. Since the grains increase you must either increase the amount of milk or decrease the amount of grains if you only want a certain amount of kefir each day. Take your "extra"...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-21-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 3,942
Posted By shirleychef
Carbs, high fructose corn syrup, sugar,...

Carbs, high fructose corn syrup, sugar, preservatives, no fat foods, processed foods... I think there is more than one contributing factor. I think if we removed 90% of the food from the inner-isle...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-21-2012, 07:55 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
:jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:WAHOOO!!!...

:jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:WAHOOO!!! :jumpjoy::jumpjoy::jumpjoy:

Guess the JUDDD magic is working and your body enjoy's raw milk & kefir!! DOUBLE Yeah!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 694
Posted By shirleychef
40 minutes of lifting (worked: legs, arms, back,...

40 minutes of lifting (worked: legs, arms, back, and abs) followed by 2 aerobic miles.
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-20-2012, 07:54 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
WAHOO!!! Renee... how has your weight...

WAHOO!!!

Renee... how has your weight been?? Stable or losing a bit. If I remember correctly you were concerned about adding in the dairy due to the natural carbs/sugars/lactose.

The kefir...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-17-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
I love the CSA model. I do a worker share at my...

I love the CSA model. I do a worker share at my neighbors and trade milk for another 1/2 share... plus I do my own garden. BUT my own garden is mainly for quantity things that I freeze and can. I...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-17-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
This Wisconsin weather has been NUTZO!! My apple...

This Wisconsin weather has been NUTZO!! My apple tree's are blooming and last night was wicked cold... I didn't see frost... so maybe they will survive. :dunno:

Which CSA did you join? I know a...
Forum: JUDDD 04-13-2012, 06:39 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,583
Posted By shirleychef
These gals are right.. sounds VERY hormonal to...

These gals are right.. sounds VERY hormonal to me. When is the last time you had all the thyroid/adrenal tests done: TSH, T3, T4, Reverse T3 & T4, antibodies. Those gains really sound like your...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 04-09-2012, 12:46 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
Cindy... what a bummer about your kefir grains....

Cindy... what a bummer about your kefir grains. They sound like duds to me even though they looked great. Are they producing any "snot"?? When I strain mine there is this stringy goopy stuff that...
Forum: JUDDD 03-28-2012, 04:44 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,189
Posted By shirleychef
LOL!!! Okkkk now I'm going to have to stock up on...

LOL!!! Okkkk now I'm going to have to stock up on PB eggs too! I forgot about those! Ya know.. this is killing me... I'm on a DD... not gonna read ANY more updates on this thread until tomorrow......
Forum: JUDDD 03-28-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,189
Posted By shirleychef
:hyst::hyst::hyst: They had 5 packs at my...

:hyst::hyst::hyst: They had 5 packs at my store... don't ask me how many I have in the bottom drawer of my dresser... I'll NEVER tell!! :hyst::hyst:

I LOVE the caramel and original the best...
Forum: JUDDD 03-28-2012, 02:08 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 3,268
Posted By shirleychef
On my first DD... which actually turned int a...

On my first DD... which actually turned int a failed DD or an MD I did my 2 miles of walk aerobics. On my Up Day I did my 30 min weight program and 2 miles walk aerobics. Today is DD #2 and I did my...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-28-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,083
Posted By shirleychef
TOTALLY agree... I've gardened organically for 3...

TOTALLY agree... I've gardened organically for 3 years and let me tell ya... we got bugs!!!:hyst: I get what the bugs don't!:mad: And sometimes they don't leave me much. I've had cabbages that looked...
Forum: JUDDD 03-28-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,189
Posted By shirleychef
It has been over a year since I've eaten whatever...

It has been over a year since I've eaten whatever I wanted with the exception of my 6 load days, 2 before each round of hcg and even then I didn't eat whatever I wanted. Anyway... since JUDDDing I've...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-27-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,043
Posted By shirleychef
Not at all!! You are doing a GREAT job feeding...

Not at all!! You are doing a GREAT job feeding your family whole foods while you learn the right food balance for YOU! You go girl!!
Forum: JUDDD 03-26-2012, 02:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,194
Posted By shirleychef
Today is my first DD too and I'm FREEZING.. I've...

Today is my first DD too and I'm FREEZING.. I've done 3 rounds of HCG and froze during each one... I thought it was the hcg.. maybe it is the lower cal. However, I'm already at 600 cals today so it...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-26-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
adi, I've seen you over in the JUDDD groups. Do...

adi, I've seen you over in the JUDDD groups. Do you use your goat product on Up days only or have you been able to guess close enough on the calories to use them on Down Days too?? I'm starting...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-26-2012, 06:32 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
I don't know.. Ha Ha... we have 12 on the milk...

I don't know.. Ha Ha... we have 12 on the milk line and some that are dry b/c they will be freshening within then next weeks to couple of months. Maybe 15-16??? I usually only keep track of those we...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-23-2012, 09:17 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
Cindy, did you do a full 24 hour ferment? If so,...

Cindy, did you do a full 24 hour ferment? If so, change out the milk, and go for maybe 18-20 hours then strain it and see if you like it. I prefer to refrigerate mine before drinking it.... AND I'm...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-22-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
Yeah Cindy! I used up most of mine tonight...

Yeah Cindy! I used up most of mine tonight feeding it to the family for supper. I was SOOOO tired having been outside pruning apple trees, raspberries and cutting down burdock plant seed pods and...
Forum: JUDDD 03-21-2012, 06:42 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,798
Posted By shirleychef
First I'm not an experienced JUDDDer BUT I have...

First I'm not an experienced JUDDDer BUT I have done 3 hcg rounds (see stats below).

Second... you are perfectly stable, so may I ask why you are concerned about how JUDDD is going? You are less...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-20-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By shirleychef
Thanks Pinemeadows... I'm still getting used to...

Thanks Pinemeadows... I'm still getting used to the smaller me... I weigh less than what I weighed in high school and just turned 40! I've been overweight or obese since I was 13.

I thought of...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-19-2012, 09:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,171
Posted By shirleychef
We have a small farm where we raise our own...

We have a small farm where we raise our own organic grass fed ONLY beef, and dairy. We also raise organic pastured pork, chicken, & turkey, plus I have free range laying hens. I do it b/c it is VERY...
Forum: JUDDD 03-19-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 12,310
Posted By shirleychef
aarosali.. how long did you do phase 3 & 4 before...

aarosali.. how long did you do phase 3 & 4 before starting this new round? And do you inject or do sublingual? Just curious. I've done 3 hcg rounds for a total loss of about 89 pounds BUT this phase...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-11-2012, 01:02 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
I've converted milk kefir grains to use for water...

I've converted milk kefir grains to use for water kefir and kefired juice with great success. It has been years since I've done it. Back when kefir was new to me I converted milk grains to...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-08-2012, 11:26 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 30,935
Posted By shirleychef
I have heard the same thing... those in our...

I have heard the same thing... those in our family who struggle with allergies have had much fewer and milder symptoms over the past years of eating our raw honey and raw dairy from our grass fed...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-07-2012, 09:44 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 30,935
Posted By shirleychef
Our bees are not fed a specific diet. They feed...

Our bees are not fed a specific diet. They feed off the local hay fields which would include alfalfa along with other grasses, wild flower, thistles, apple trees, the large 5 acre organic veggie...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-07-2012, 09:40 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
Yeah... I'm so glad you like it!!! Now you'll...

Yeah... I'm so glad you like it!!! Now you'll have to get a hold of some REAL live kefir grains and try kefiring some of your raw milk. Kefir has a lot more probiotics than yogurt so it is very...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-06-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 12,674
Posted By shirleychef
It will taste much creamier than you are used to...

It will taste much creamier than you are used to especially if you used to be a skim milk drinker. Some milks taste strong. Ours gets a stronger taste when the cows are out on pasture for the first...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-06-2012, 01:53 PM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
One book that I love that has really helped me to...

One book that I love that has really helped me to change how I cook for my family is the book Nourishing Traditions by Sally Fallon. I make my family fermented or soaked "porridge", fermented or...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 03-06-2012, 11:09 AM
Replies: 988
Views: 83,464
Posted By shirleychef
I'm sure you already know this but with hubbies...

I'm sure you already know this but with hubbies comprimised immune issues it may be best to start him slowly on the kefir. It could cause his body to have a die off effect which could really cause...
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