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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-04-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,604
Posted By creseis
I am an incredibly picky eater and when I go on...

I am an incredibly picky eater and when I go on overnight camping and biking trips I survive on cheese and nuts! My friends sometimes make fun of me, but I always have a ton of energy at the end of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-04-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By creseis
Hah! I know, why does it always seem like such an...

Hah! I know, why does it always seem like such an AWESOME idea beforehand?! Peter Attia recently blogged about a huge huge binge he had and how awful he felt after, if I can keep that in mind, all...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-04-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 737
Posted By creseis
yay ketosis!

I have been struggling staying in ketosis, but I seem to have lost a nagging 3 lbs and I'm in it today, was in it yesterday, and hope to survive tomorrow's party.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-13-2014, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 694
Posted By creseis
help!

I'm on my second week. I accidentally ate a lot of Hershey's kisses with almonds last night, but it was kind of ok because it was right after a long bike ride (46 miles in January, 2600ft of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-13-2014, 06:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 932
Posted By creseis
The answer is: it depends. Some people have seen...

The answer is: it depends. Some people have seen amazing results from just a 30 day program, some people have seen very little. However. The science says that all exercise (performing muscular...
Forum: Women's Health 01-07-2014, 09:28 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 542
Posted By creseis
endometriosis/pregnancy

I went through a year of Depot Lupron treatments for endometriosis. The drugs should have been out of my system by November, but it is now January and I have not gotten my period. I am not too...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,048
Posted By creseis
Don't worry about the deraillments, in the long...

Don't worry about the deraillments, in the long run it's not going to matter a lot, what matters is that most of the time you are doing awesome and staying on track! We are only human :)

This...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-06-2014, 04:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 990
Posted By creseis
Today was Day 3. I forgot ALL ABOUT Day 3! I...

Today was Day 3. I forgot ALL ABOUT Day 3! I was in the middle of a call with a client and my brain like STOPPED, at around 4:15pm. I forgot how to spell my name. I laughed because I was like,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2014, 10:33 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 687
Posted By creseis
2 Morningstar grillers with american cheese,...

2 Morningstar grillers with american cheese, 2cups coffee w hh, cashews for a snack... day 2 for me this winter! Going to do the same as last year, stay in induction for 2-3 months then add in carbs...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-07-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 622
Posted By creseis
I need a good butt kicking!

I am not a consistent LC'er, but I always go LC during the winter months. I was in induction for several weeks during the summer for an endurance race, it workedout nicely. My start date for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-31-2013, 10:48 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 4,954
Posted By creseis
hahaha I am "that guy..."!! My bf is really cool...

hahaha I am "that guy..."!! My bf is really cool about not eating my stuff unless I accidentally leave it at his place for more than a week and by then it's finders keepers. However, I am terrible...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,543
Posted By creseis
there is a lot wrong with the below statement. ...

there is a lot wrong with the below statement. It is somewhat almost correct if someone is sustaining primarily on glucose as primary energy source, but very incorrect if someone is ketoadapted. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2013, 06:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,574
Posted By creseis
whoa!

whoa!
Forum: Other Plans 07-24-2013, 05:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,923
Posted By creseis
what is the biochemistry behind this? if you...

what is the biochemistry behind this? if you have a real problem with insulin resistance, my understanding is that that needs to be fixed (i.e., via low carb) before you can eat starches, even high...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-24-2013, 05:30 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By creseis
I always start off doing it this way, but for me...

I always start off doing it this way, but for me the consequences are really harsh, and I have come, over 15 years of doing this on/off, to significantly accept that going off plan is not going to be...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-24-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,543
Posted By creseis
Also, remember to reassess your goal weight every...

Also, remember to reassess your goal weight every few weeks and the calories and protein you need. Your needs and goal weight will change as you gain more muscle and become leaner--you will be able...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2013, 10:10 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,703
Posted By creseis
Garlic, you've read all the good stuff and you...

Garlic, you've read all the good stuff and you know the answers. Put it to her straight. Give her the facts and explain the science. No, she cannot have pasta and bread if she has metabolic...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-23-2013, 10:05 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,711
Posted By creseis
that sucks! I used to take ambien, but it made me...

that sucks! I used to take ambien, but it made me try to beat up my bf in the middle of the night!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2013, 09:58 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,097
Posted By creseis
it is not very likely to lose more than 1lb of...

it is not very likely to lose more than 1lb of fat per week. Ketosis is diuretic, so you lose a TON of water the first couple of weeks. After that, you will see a complete halt in weight loss, and...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-23-2013, 09:47 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,711
Posted By creseis
I am having insomnia now actually! And for me...

I am having insomnia now actually! And for me usually it's that I fall asleep for 2 hours then wake up and can't fall back to sleep, but I think ketosis does give me more energy and if i don't...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-23-2013, 09:46 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,711
Posted By creseis
I find that benedryl helps. I have had problems...

I find that benedryl helps. I have had problems with insomnia my whole life, especially when it's warm out... so I don't know how ketosis makes it better/worse... but I know that benedryl helps. My...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,543
Posted By creseis
Muscle and water weigh more than fat and also...

Muscle and water weigh more than fat and also take up less space than fat on your body. When you start to exercise, it changes the balance of glycogen and water storage in your cells. There is a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2013, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,156
Posted By creseis
I usually think it will be tough, so I give...

I usually think it will be tough, so I give myself some leeway--days off or meals off, but then it's much easier to just stay strict on plan and I feel sooo awesome when I'm very low carb right away,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,372
Posted By creseis
I like simplicity, easy lunches to pack, and easy...

I like simplicity, easy lunches to pack, and easy things to grab from the grocery store.. I don't like to spend a lot of time on my meals or cleaning and it's only me, so I tend to stick to the same...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2013, 01:22 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,024
Posted By creseis
The only study that was done was using 4 cyclists...

The only study that was done was using 4 cyclists in ketosis for 6 weeks. I believe there is a study going on at the moment. So I think that the actual science on this is out. From what I have...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 22,024
Posted By creseis
Just a little refresher on biochemistry: Cramps...

Just a little refresher on biochemistry: Cramps are caused by H+ ions that are in excess from lactic acid buildup. Lactic acid is a byproduct of glucose metabolism (and protein metabolism or muscle...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-08-2013, 12:59 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,510
Posted By creseis
My cycling coach always says, if you can't get...

My cycling coach always says, if you can't get something this time, by just trying you are one try closer to getting it right the next time. If you stop trying, you will never get it right. All...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2013, 05:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,477
Posted By creseis
I have been adding carbs back in, but now not...

I have been adding carbs back in, but now not every day, because as soon as I eat carbs I get stomach aches and my skin starts to fall apart. I definitely don't crave carbs at all because of the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,306
Posted By creseis
I am in a really bad mood nad had really bad...

I am in a really bad mood nad had really bad news, but this is terrible advice. Going back to eating a diet high in carbohydrates exacerbates almost every known biochemical process involved with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,306
Posted By creseis
People often overestimate how much K they need...

People often overestimate how much K they need and I think the Eades did a disservice by not entirely stressing this or explaining that maintaining hydration via drinking water is more important than...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-12-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,306
Posted By creseis
Do not take any electrolytes and always have a...

Do not take any electrolytes and always have a full water bottle with you. I suspect that you are dehydrated and you probably get plenty of electrolytes (K) from your coffee.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-11-2013, 03:45 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 4,114
Posted By creseis
Your breakfast and lunch are about 2-3x what I...

Your breakfast and lunch are about 2-3x what I eat in calories and I also burn about 700-1300 calories 5 days per week during high intensity workouts. I would recommend having a little turkey...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2013, 09:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 759
Posted By creseis
Maintenance

I'm back to maintenance. By maintenance I mean that I mostly still eat very low carb, but now I can have an orange. I love oranges :D In short, now I am up to something like 50-75g carbs per day...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-10-2013, 09:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,403
Posted By creseis
I've recently been buying herb crusted goat...

I've recently been buying herb crusted goat cheese from Chatham, NY. It's just really good and fairly widely distributed, so you might find some. I like it with celery or almond crisps.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2013, 03:46 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,222
Posted By creseis
Yes, I think this is definitely true. I quickly...

Yes, I think this is definitely true. I quickly picked up smoking while I was working at a really mindless job, it was out of boredom really. And all of the cool smart people would hang out at the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2013, 03:41 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,437
Posted By creseis
Yep. Interesting studies come to mind--for...

Yep. Interesting studies come to mind--for example, the one about early settlers whose ship crashed in.. Nova Scotia ? and they had a "survivalist" type guide who was a local and several dozen...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2013, 03:35 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,437
Posted By creseis
That is simply not fair. I have the opposite...

That is simply not fair. I have the opposite genetics! I love food and the taste of food. Food has to taste good or else why bother eat it?!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2013, 03:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,437
Posted By creseis
That's actually a good point. One of my cousins...

That's actually a good point. One of my cousins is vegan because she is opposed to using animal products and she only eats pasta and grains and she is SUPER unhealthy and now diabetic at the age of...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 04-03-2013, 03:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 808
Posted By creseis
holy crap I thought levaquin was banned? maybe...

holy crap I thought levaquin was banned? maybe I'm thinking of something else.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-02-2013, 11:58 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,437
Posted By creseis
Most of my athlete friends are now eating low...

Most of my athlete friends are now eating low carb. It is the first year and first time for many of them. They are not elite athletes and most show signs of metabolic syndrome, like me, and do need...
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