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Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 04-12-2018, 10:35 AM
Replies: 361
Views: 13,008
Posted By Portia
FYI, the Keto Reddit board is incredibly active...

FYI, the Keto Reddit board is incredibly active and helpful.
Forum: Other Plans 02-10-2017, 09:38 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,919
Posted By Portia
I loosely followed the plan as my "maintenance"...

I loosely followed the plan as my "maintenance" plan and really enjoyed it. I felt the "sippers" kept me from eating too much. I had good energy and my weight dropped a bit. Overall I am not sure...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-18-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 661
Posted By Portia
Similar to what Wonder Monkey said - I found a...

Similar to what Wonder Monkey said - I found a group at my local gym and we formed our own community. There are also great resources here and elsewhere online. Good Luck!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Portia
Hey there Char! How are you? I knew about the...

Hey there Char! How are you? I knew about the tomato soup and some of the others, but not plain broth. I really do need to make sure I re-check everything...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2017, 10:23 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Portia
I've been eating low carb a long time and didn't...

I've been eating low carb a long time and didn't know there was sugar in chicken stock! So there you go...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2017, 07:48 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 894
Posted By Portia
A month without sugar

Excellent article in the NY Times
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-10-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,350
Posted By Portia
Great job!

Great job!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-10-2016, 02:40 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,335
Posted By Portia
Loved the article! At this point I pretty much...

Loved the article! At this point I pretty much only read the WSJ for news so it was great to see this pop up the other day. :heart:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-23-2016, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,570
Posted By Portia
My initial goal was to be able to ski...

My initial goal was to be able to ski properly/have great mobility.
Forum: Other Plans 07-18-2016, 12:52 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,919
Posted By Portia
It's been great for me in this regard - love it! ...

It's been great for me in this regard - love it!

I also cook with the low carb/paleo recipes off of the Skinny Taste website - lots of great ideas there.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-12-2016, 08:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,730
Posted By Portia
Love Joseph's as well. I mainstay for me.

Love Joseph's as well. I mainstay for me.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-10-2016, 06:43 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,643
Posted By Portia
Exercise helps me maintain my weight loss - I...

Exercise helps me maintain my weight loss - I have blood sugar issues, and some brisk exercise daily helps keep my blood sugar stable without meds. I also feel it staves off hunger, presumably due to...
Forum: Other Plans 05-24-2016, 03:13 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,919
Posted By Portia
Over week on plan. I little burned out like the...

Over week on plan. I little burned out like the rest of you and no weight loss, but no gain either. I do feel pretty good I'm just tired of the "rules." The food is great though.

I'm at a...
Forum: Other Plans 05-18-2016, 06:42 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,919
Posted By Portia
I didn't follow THM for weight loss but my eating...

I didn't follow THM for weight loss but my eating was more like S meals/
Forum: Other Plans 05-16-2016, 11:08 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 9,919
Posted By Portia
I LOVE my THM cookbook. The Zucchini Trimtastic...

I LOVE my THM cookbook. The Zucchini Trimtastic Cake is pretty much the reason I haven't gone off plan in a very long time.

I can't say I did THM to get to goal weight because I never did the...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-01-2016, 02:37 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,153
Posted By Portia
Fun! Can't wait to try.

Fun! Can't wait to try.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-30-2016, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,995
Posted By Portia
Fantastic - great job!

Fantastic - great job!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-08-2016, 12:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 917
Posted By Portia
Well, I'm "maintaining" about 15 lbs from goal -...

Well, I'm "maintaining" about 15 lbs from goal - does that count?:hyst:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-20-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By Portia
I get those two confused all the time!

I get those two confused all the time!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-20-2016, 10:50 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,395
Posted By Portia
I think the new book you're referring to is by...

I think the new book you're referring to is by David Ludwig not Lustig. He's fantastic I'm a big "fan".
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-09-2015, 01:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,223
Posted By Portia
Standing rib roast Cauli mash peas ...

Standing rib roast
Cauli mash
peas
Yorkshire pudding made with LC baking blend
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2015, 10:15 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,334
Posted By Portia
I'm glad you mentioned that and this was true for...

I'm glad you mentioned that and this was true for me as well. Physical craving was 20% and the mental all-or-nothing was 80%.

I use a combo of avoiding both the cookie and the all-or-nothing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-30-2015, 10:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 943
Posted By Portia
Hi - welcome! Everyone is different - I eat an...

Hi - welcome! Everyone is different - I eat an absolute ton of veggies but many here eat very few. Is there a particular plan you want to try?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-30-2015, 10:13 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,334
Posted By Portia
I'm Type 2 - not sure if you are 1 or 2. I...

I'm Type 2 - not sure if you are 1 or 2.

I am not currently medicated or having any symptoms. I am actually the fittest I have been since my 20's so in that sense, diabetes was a blessing bc it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-17-2015, 06:06 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 7,060
Posted By Portia
We gutted our kitchen and protein shakes are a...

We gutted our kitchen and protein shakes are a regular - and delicious - part of my plan. They were before the renovation as well but now they're critical!

I make up my own shakes but my basic...
Forum: Other Plans 11-02-2015, 11:01 AM
Replies: 321
Views: 20,757
Posted By Portia
What "cured" my night eating was...night eating....

What "cured" my night eating was...night eating. I have a planned, low-calorie, very satisfying mini-meal every night. I make a HUGE smoothie with almond milk, cocoa, and tons of ice; or a HUGE...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-23-2015, 09:14 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,609
Posted By Portia
I think any change to healthier living requires...

I think any change to healthier living requires some re-arranging of life. Shift of focus. More cooking and planning - because lack of that made us gain weight.

Bringing something LC to a party...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-20-2015, 05:29 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 5,260
Posted By Portia
Hi Julie. Of course I remember you. Welcome back!...

Hi Julie. Of course I remember you. Welcome back! I'm so sorry for what you've been through. I can't imagine. My condolences to you and your family.

You're on a new path now! You're incredibly...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-20-2015, 05:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,147
Posted By Portia
I eat the 000 2-3 times per week and love it. I...

I eat the 000 2-3 times per week and love it. I guess that's a lot of carbs for you if you're VLC or NK, but I'm not and it's been fine with my loss/maintenance.

Love the Fage too.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 10-04-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 3,948
Posted By Portia
You've already gotten great advice, and I don't...

You've already gotten great advice, and I don't want to overwhelm you. But just to share a bit about my own weight loss journey - I needed to find a way to combine the joy WITH the healthier eating. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-28-2015, 09:02 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,403
Posted By Portia
great job!

great job!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-15-2015, 05:50 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,219
Posted By Portia
Wow great job!

Wow great job!
Forum: Other Plans 09-15-2015, 05:47 AM
Replies: 794
Views: 80,110
Posted By Portia
Mostly lurking bc my WOE is so odd right now (but...

Mostly lurking bc my WOE is so odd right now (but working for me). However YES I think sleep and stress make a huge difference in weight loss.

My cousin and I have each lost over 50 lbs and I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-15-2015, 05:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 7,451
Posted By Portia
Since I don't have a kitchen at the moment, I've...

Since I don't have a kitchen at the moment, I've been enjoying Cello cheese crisps. Pricey but packed with flavor - a little goes a long way.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2015, 10:22 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,287
Posted By Portia
Hang in there, Beeb!

Hang in there, Beeb!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2015, 12:09 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,462
Posted By Portia
I love my online support group, but there's...

I love my online support group, but there's something to be said for face-to-face connections and the love/support of friends in your community.

The problem is getting started. Someone has to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-09-2015, 11:27 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,462
Posted By Portia
I hooked up with a few girlfriends in my area...

I hooked up with a few girlfriends in my area just to walk and it turned into a de-facto support group. We all have around the same amount we want to lose and we share meal/nutrition ideas. I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-07-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 38,087
Posted By Portia
100% same. I had a whoosh today that was so big I...

100% same. I had a whoosh today that was so big I keep getting on the scale over and over again. But the previous two weeks - nada.

I'm terrible at challenges b/c I can go weeks without logging on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2015, 12:57 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,511
Posted By Portia
Finding a couple of new LC recipes always helps...

Finding a couple of new LC recipes always helps get me over the hump. And DH is a great cheerleader - so a buddy might help.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-06-2015, 06:54 AM
Replies: 420
Views: 38,087
Posted By Portia
Me too, Taz! I've lost 50 and am just kind of...

Me too, Taz! I've lost 50 and am just kind of cruising, but would LOVE to kick it up and get to goal by 1/1/16.

I need to really kick up my activity.
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