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Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-31-2015, 06:23 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 21,036
Posted By Chuck41
I have been blessed with this personal serenade...

I have been blessed with this personal serenade for my whole life. Was born with malaria and in the early 40s quinine was the treatment of choice. Unfortunately that also causes auditory nerve damage...
Forum: Atkins '72 01-31-2015, 05:31 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 35,411
Posted By Chuck41
DCMike, Congratulations! Another month like...

DCMike,
Congratulations! Another month like that and you will be at goal weight. Very impressive.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-31-2015, 05:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,866
Posted By Chuck41
Me too. Haven't made them for a long time and...

Me too. Haven't made them for a long time and always loved them. Guess its time.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-15-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By Chuck41
I lost three close friends in recent years to...

I lost three close friends in recent years to diabetes. It is not a pretty way to die. To have one after another of your organs fail, to have extremities amputated is not my idea of a good ending....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2013, 06:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Chuck41
Wow MtherGoos, that is awesome progress!...

Wow MtherGoos, that is awesome progress! Congratulations. You will obviously be at goal soon. An inspiration to us all.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2013, 08:55 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,543
Posted By Chuck41
Not hard to make low carb soups. We do it...

Not hard to make low carb soups. We do it regularly, freeze them, and enjoy them later. I grew up on homemade "sausage-vegetable" soup. Leaving out the potatoes, noodles, and carrots makes it a great...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2013, 08:33 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 984
Posted By Chuck41
Recently found a good source of coconut oil and...

Recently found a good source of coconut oil and have substituted that for most uses. Buy it by the gallon and use it for cooking and snacks.

Doesn't work for mayo though.:cry:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-14-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,929
Posted By Chuck41
Never heard of kale chips but it sounds...

Never heard of kale chips but it sounds interesting. Will have to look up recipes and give them a try. I have an electric smoker that, without the smoke chips should be great for drying/toasting.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-14-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,135
Posted By Chuck41
Just because high carb stuff is on the table does...

Just because high carb stuff is on the table does not mean you have to eat it. I will pick the items on plan to fill my holiday plate this year. Turkey, salad, and green veggies are good...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-16-2013, 11:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 929
Posted By Chuck41
Welcome back to the fold Linda. Glad you're here.

Welcome back to the fold Linda. Glad you're here.
Forum: Diabetes 10-01-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,931
Posted By Chuck41
Ventnor1, I feel your pain. I rescued myself just...

Ventnor1, I feel your pain. I rescued myself just in the nick of time before becoming a full fledged diabetic. My blood tests are back in the normal range again and I am down about 35#. Got another...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-27-2013, 10:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By Chuck41
Yep, in moderation. It is one of my...

Yep, in moderation. It is one of my "staples".
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-26-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By Chuck41
I don't count anything and it works great for me....

I don't count anything and it works great for me. Be alert to not "overdo" on your meals and don't eat "by the clock". If you are not hungry, you don't have to eat just because its noon. It really...
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2013, 07:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,931
Posted By Chuck41
My wife's mother went into the nursing home a few...

My wife's mother went into the nursing home a few years back and was put on a diabetic diet. We went in and found they gave her a meal with a tiny portion of meat along with bread, potatoes, peas, a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-26-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,804
Posted By Chuck41
Patience is a key. There are so many things that...

Patience is a key. There are so many things that can affect your weight by a pound, or more. I weigh daily before eating in the morning, but ignore those gains unless they stay around for several...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-26-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,256
Posted By Chuck41
Gotta read those carb levels carefully....

Gotta read those carb levels carefully. Everything has some carbs. If they indicate 0 carbs, that normally means 0.49 or less. If it shows <1 that means 0.99 or less. Usually they round off the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-26-2013, 05:57 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,944
Posted By Chuck41
Yep. Follow the $$$. If you want to be...

Yep. Follow the $$$.
If you want to be healthy, eat like your great-grandparents did, with real food. The pre-packaged stuff will kill you.
Forum: Diabetes 09-26-2013, 05:47 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 10,931
Posted By Chuck41
Forget their dumb recommendations and stick with...

Forget their dumb recommendations and stick with strict low carb. I too was "pre-diabetic" last Dec. Went low carb n lost 35#. Even better, I returned blood sugar to normal levels, reduced total...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2013, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Chuck41
I can certainly identify with that! I picked up a...

I can certainly identify with that! I picked up a bunch of sugar free chocolates at the local Wally World when I first started low carbing. Didn't help on weight loss, but did help me break the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 08:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Chuck41
I am one of the lucky ones. Since day one I could...

I am one of the lucky ones. Since day one I could see the belly fat dissolving and the belt changing. Of course most of my excess weught was there too. Now the loss in my face is apparent as well and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 08:43 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,136
Posted By Chuck41
Goals can be good as motivation to stay on track,...

Goals can be good as motivation to stay on track, but they should not be excuses to beat yourself up over Iimagined "or real" failures. When you have a mental image of yourself at final goal weight,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 08:19 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,074
Posted By Chuck41
Goal #1, get well! Colds/flu sucks and you...

Goal #1, get well! Colds/flu sucks and you shouldn't feel worse about the things you need to do to get over it. I use sugar free lozenges, stay on plan as much as comfortably possible and don't sweat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 08:04 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,234
Posted By Chuck41
I just got home from three weeks vacationing in...

I just got home from three weeks vacationing in Branson eating out most every day and away from my stash of LC delicacies. Yep, I had gained a bit, but not as much as I had feared. Immediately back...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 07:52 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By Chuck41
I yearn for "onederland" but am very happy to...

I yearn for "onederland" but am very happy to have achieved "twoteen" land. Everything in due time I suppose.:hiya:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,017
Posted By Chuck41
When folks have water retention it usually shows...

When folks have water retention it usually shows first in puffy feet and ancles. I suspect that is what you are experiencing in reverse. Your clothes fitting better shows it is working, it will just...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 01:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By Chuck41
Physical Check Up Day Today!

Eight months ago I went on this WOE because my blood tests stunk! :cry:
Cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, were up and Triglycerides were out the roof. Only thing low was the good (HDL)...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2013, 10:55 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,822
Posted By Chuck41
Stacie, I wish you the very best. Losing weight...

Stacie, I wish you the very best. Losing weight certainly is not easy, but LC makes it at least achievable.. I had tried most everything but could not get past continuous, uncontrolable hunger. LC...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2013, 05:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,567
Posted By Chuck41
Trillex, you have made an amazing accomplishment....

Trillex, you have made an amazing accomplishment. Anyone with a success record like that has my immediate attention. When you speak, I will certainly listen.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2013, 06:46 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Chuck41
Aomiel, I just read an article that indicated...

Aomiel, I just read an article that indicated that long tern use of lipitor (over 5 years) had been associated with low B-12 absorption in some people. Wasn't a high percentage, but was statistically...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 04:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,047
Posted By Chuck41
Thanks for the info.

Thanks for the info.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 04:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 795
Posted By Chuck41
I ususlly use decafinated, but didn't know...

I ususlly use decafinated, but didn't know caffine caused B12 problems. Thanks for the info. I won't go back to regular.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 03:38 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 8,822
Posted By Chuck41
This was very close to my epifany. Blood tests...

This was very close to my epifany. Blood tests showed I was becoming diabetic. I had recently burried my sister-in-law and two other close friends due to diabetes. I absolutely refused to go down...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 03:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,099
Posted By Chuck41
Welcome back Jenifer. As you can see we are...

Welcome back Jenifer. As you can see we are mostly a bunch of recidivists here. For me this has to be a new lifestyle, not a diet. When the diet is over the weight along with cholesterol,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 03:07 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,567
Posted By Chuck41
I am much less extreme example than most here....

I am much less extreme example than most here. Male, 70+ and down only 35#. Most of my excess weight was my oversize belly. When I started this journey my belly was hard and firm and about 42"....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 743
Posted By Chuck41
Welcome back pixelchick. This is the place to be.

Welcome back pixelchick. This is the place to be.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2013, 08:11 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 624
Posted By Chuck41
I normally eat very little salt. When I went on...

I normally eat very little salt. When I went on LC I had to change that. You need more salt to avoid that sick feeling When LCing, especially Iinitially. Bullion helped me. Used it instead of coffee.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2013, 03:13 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,394
Posted By Chuck41
Our society today is experiencing an epidemic of...

Our society today is experiencing an epidemic of type 2 diabetes. Usually, but not always, starts with obesity and a half hour at your local WalMart will show it to you. It is caused by the high...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2013, 09:29 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,099
Posted By Chuck41
Wow Trillex, that sounds like a fabulous trip! I...

Wow Trillex, that sounds like a fabulous trip! I am leaving for three weeks to Branson Thursday. I'm sure it won't be as exotic as yours, but the temptations likely won't be as great either. I have...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2013, 08:40 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,592
Posted By Chuck41
I have always been a "big eater". Now I find the...

I have always been a "big eater". Now I find the old habits do tend to come back from time to time. Today my food choices are much better, but the urge for "more" does persist, and even when hunger s...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,924
Posted By Chuck41
Not hungry til noon, I don't eat til noon. Not...

Not hungry til noon, I don't eat til noon. Not hungry all day, different story! LC is not a "fast" and I don't think a long term fast is a good thing. However, nobody ever died from missing a couple...
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