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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-28-2013, 07:33 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,610
Posted By giJ
I ate a hot dog every morning during my weight...

I ate a hot dog every morning during my weight loss phase.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-12-2013, 06:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 672
Posted By giJ
This is definitely going to be a YMMV issue. ...

This is definitely going to be a YMMV issue.

I travel for work. Lately, I travel for work A LOT (3-4 trips/month). I find it to be much easier at home where I have a grocery store, my kitchen,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 07:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 720
Posted By giJ
3 hours of walking, playing with, and loving on...

3 hours of walking, playing with, and loving on various dogs.

I love Saturdays :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
Posted By giJ
Glad to see the update, that Little Miss is doing...

Glad to see the update, that Little Miss is doing so well.

Hope you're getting some sleep, too!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 02:45 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By giJ
Woo hoooo!!! When I lost the weight last...

Woo hoooo!!!

When I lost the weight last year, I started dressing out of the guest room closet, which is where I hid all my "too small" clothes. I started to put them back there, out of habit...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 662
Posted By giJ
Congrats on hitting your goal!

Congrats on hitting your goal!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,189
Posted By giJ
I'm not a fan of BMI either, but hitting 24.9 was...

I'm not a fan of BMI either, but hitting 24.9 was a huge accomplishment for me. I figure it's probably the ONLY measurement by which I'll ever be "normal". :D

Congrats! Welcome to "normal". :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,108
Posted By giJ
Woo hooo!!! Congrats!!!

Woo hooo!!! Congrats!!!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2013, 06:18 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,451
Posted By giJ
:console::hugs::console::hugs: Take lots of...

:console::hugs::console::hugs:

Take lots of deep breaths. I hope the baby is on her way to being healthy soon. I can't imagine what you're feeling right now.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 971
Posted By giJ
Happy birthday, Snowdancer! B: Steak w/...

Happy birthday, Snowdancer!

B: Steak w/ bearnaise finishing butter
S: Chili Lime Cashews
L: Chicken tenders wrapped in bacon, dipped in Creole Tomato dressing (VERY late lunch)
D: I dunno....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By giJ
That's pretty much what I did last summer. So I...

That's pretty much what I did last summer. So I figured I had maintenance DOWN. I knew what I could and could not handle.

For 3 months.

Just like summer.

So I'll need to come up with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2013, 09:54 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,591
Posted By giJ
Holy crap, girl, you look A.Ma.Zing!

Holy crap, girl, you look A.Ma.Zing!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 05:33 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,575
Posted By giJ
Dairy slows down my weight loss dramatically. So...

Dairy slows down my weight loss dramatically. So I limit it.

It's not just the calories, because I was tracking everything anyway. It's something about how my body processes dairy.

Of course...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-17-2013, 05:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,604
Posted By giJ
I'm extra-lazy, and don't really wanna learn to...

I'm extra-lazy, and don't really wanna learn to make sauce (also, I would overeat), so I either dip in mayo, dressing, or dressing (depending on what it is) or top with Wegmans Finishing Butter...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 11:51 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By giJ
Thanks Ladies! I'm annoyed at myself for...

Thanks Ladies!

I'm annoyed at myself for letting this happen, but step 1 is admitting you have a problem, right?



Don't be. I made my mind up a few times. The other times, though, I told...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,456
Posted By giJ
Yup, it's amazing what one little thing can do...

Yup, it's amazing what one little thing can do (to some people). Live and learn and get back to clean eating!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 09:08 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,050
Posted By giJ
Breakfast: Grilled chicken tenders (not breaded)...

Breakfast: Grilled chicken tenders (not breaded) wrapped in bacon.

EITHER -
Lunch: steak with butter
Dinner: hot dog
Snack: Trader Joe's trail mix (cashews, almonds, and dark chocolate)

OR ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 08:30 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,529
Posted By giJ
"Practicing" is a great word here. I started 8 or...

"Practicing" is a great word here. I started 8 or 9 January 2012.


Too many to count, especially depending on how you define "slipped up". I was great the first few months, horrible last summer...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,097
Posted By giJ
Reintroducing Myself -Not so good at Maintaining

Hey!

So, I'm back. I've been avoiding this place most of this year, because maintenance hasn't been going so well.... And we all know that it's easier to ignore (even when stepping on the scale...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 07:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,724
Posted By giJ
Everyone else addressed the amount of exercise,...

Everyone else addressed the amount of exercise, but I wanted to focus on these two paragraphs.

How long were you been back on the bandwagon before yesterday?

(I haven't read anything low carb...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,438
Posted By giJ
I think it depends how much you hate being fat,...

I think it depends how much you hate being fat, plus you get used to it, because you know all the calories/carb numbers for different foods and it becomes second nature.

I hated being fat and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 06:57 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,303
Posted By giJ
Great job! You should be very proud of yourself!

Great job! You should be very proud of yourself!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-17-2013, 06:51 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,438
Posted By giJ
Low carb makes it much much much easier to feel...

Low carb makes it much much much easier to feel satiated at lower calories. But yes, a lot of people (certainly not all, and I wouldn't begin to guess percetages), especially as they get closer to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-07-2013, 06:47 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,554
Posted By giJ
Congrats! You should be SO proud!

Congrats! You should be SO proud!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-23-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,012
Posted By giJ
We all are a bit different in what will get us to...

We all are a bit different in what will get us to ketosis quickly - and what we can do without being miserable.

The fastest I ever got into it was one day, and that was eating VLC and walking...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-09-2013, 06:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,412
Posted By giJ
I was rolling right through your post, cheering...

I was rolling right through your post, cheering you on, til I read this:



At which point, I think I actually heard the sound of screeching brakes.

Recipe? Please? :)

Oh, yeah, and GO...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-04-2013, 05:21 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 985
Posted By giJ
GO YOU! And *pshaw* no "occasional" about...

GO YOU!

And *pshaw* no "occasional" about your bragging sessions! You're gonna hurt yourself patting yourself on the back, congratulating yourself for taking such great care of yourself! I know it!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-04-2013, 06:05 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,832
Posted By giJ
I would be one of those people. I lost 60 lbs...

I would be one of those people. I lost 60 lbs doing it "my" way.

I knew about Atkins for years, as well as a lot of the others. I tried doing it over and over, and failed each time. I know myself...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-03-2013, 08:10 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,960
Posted By giJ
Wow, you look great. And SO much younger!

Wow, you look great.

And SO much younger!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2013, 10:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By giJ
Thanks Geekin. I meant to thank you before for...

Thanks Geekin. I meant to thank you before for your suggestion. Therapy is not an option, for a number of professional reasons, so I will look for a book.

I've been using subliminal messaging...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2013, 02:36 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,079
Posted By giJ
That's what I was thinking. OK, I think I've had...

That's what I was thinking. OK, I think I've had it - breaded and fried as parmigiana, but that's not the same.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2013, 01:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By giJ
I weigh between 135 and 139 on any given day. ...

I weigh between 135 and 139 on any given day.

Size 8 was my goal, picked based on the smallest size I've ever been as an adult (for about a year, late 2001-2002). I called goal when I wore...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2013, 08:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By giJ
:goodpost: This is my issue. Although at...

:goodpost:

This is my issue. Although at goal (and here for a few months now), I'm still not at all happy. In fact, I'm far less satisfied now than I have been, possibly at any other point in this...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2013, 07:56 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,465
Posted By giJ
Oh, PM. I hear ya LOUD and CLEAR. I'm...

Oh, PM. I hear ya LOUD and CLEAR.

I'm struggling in many ways with this right now, including anyone (IRL) I try to talk to yelling at me (literally, I've had people yell at me) that I look great...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 08:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,280
Posted By giJ
Convoluted Thought(s)

Maybe I should preface this with an explanation that yes, I have mild ADHD, so I know my mind works a little "differently".

As I said in a thread last week sometime, I'm struggling with body...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 06:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By giJ
Thanks everyone. I survived. It was pretty...

Thanks everyone. I survived. It was pretty atrocious, I'm absolutely amazed that anyone thought those options were appropriate for a business meal (much less 3, at a VERY expensive conference).
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2013, 01:37 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 4,569
Posted By giJ
You know what? This may not be the right plan for...

You know what? This may not be the right plan for you. Plain and simple. Yes, it's healthy, but physical health and emotional health must be in balance.

I grew up in a very Italian-American part...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-31-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 909
Posted By giJ
Wingstop. Yum. A lot of people swear by...

Wingstop. Yum.

A lot of people swear by heroin wings (google for the recipe), but I wasn't thrilled. Maybe I'll try them again....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-29-2013, 08:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 750
Posted By giJ
Bad Week

This week - yes, I know we're only on day 2 - has been a food nightmare. I'm at a conference and my choices both days were "death" or "carbs" (seafood or carbs). Both days, I've opted for, well,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-26-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,713
Posted By giJ
Stay away from the mocha, but any of the coffees...

Stay away from the mocha, but any of the coffees where the flavoring just comes from the beans should be fine.

Instead of looking at the nutritional info, if you go to the menu, hot beverages,...
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