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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-16-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,559
Posted By artsyfartsy
I tried this before ever using a blender. Let me...

I tried this before ever using a blender. Let me tell you blending makes it taste completely different. Very yummy. Shaking it or just putting the ingredients in your coffee just not the same at all....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-01-2014, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,789
Posted By artsyfartsy
I usually do not smell it on me, so I think there...

I usually do not smell it on me, so I think there isn't a scent. But then my DH will come near me and stop in his tracks and say " ugh! You have that smell again!"

I hate it and I am embarrassed...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-04-2013, 07:02 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,065
Posted By artsyfartsy
Perfect! It's exactly what I would suggest. you...

Perfect! It's exactly what I would suggest. you don't need to be in ketosis to lose weight. I have never checked using those strips, but I can tell when I am. My husband can tell from several feet...
Forum: JUDDD 03-27-2013, 08:51 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,954
Posted By artsyfartsy
My doctor told me that for the first several...

My doctor told me that for the first several months of pregnancy, you really only need 100-200 per day more. That usually is about 1/2 of a sandwich or fruit or two.

The last few months go up a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-18-2013, 07:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 886
Posted By artsyfartsy
I've made this and it was not dry at all. I...

I've made this and it was not dry at all.

I sprinkled Chinese 5 spice on my duck. Placed the whole duck in a pot. In the bottom of the pot i placed a metal steaming/colander dish in it. Put some...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-18-2013, 12:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,352
Posted By artsyfartsy
Exactly! Calories do matter....more and more as...

Exactly! Calories do matter....more and more as you reach the lower end of your weightloss journey.

If you supply too much dietary fat to your diet, you body will start using the easily available...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-17-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,352
Posted By artsyfartsy
I find Gwyneth too skinny for my tastes. I like...

I find Gwyneth too skinny for my tastes. I like some curves, more like Jennifer Aniston.


Btw, she does workout quite a bit. Anywhere from an hour to two hours a day. It's not just her diet.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-04-2013, 02:38 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,436
Posted By artsyfartsy
400g is equal to about 800 calories. The...

400g is equal to about 800 calories.

The weight you most likely put on is water weight. It will disappear in a few days. Just get back on track.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-24-2012, 11:48 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,630
Posted By artsyfartsy
5 servings of fruit and veggies sounds like a...

5 servings of fruit and veggies sounds like a lot, but for example, the size of apples today are like 3 servings. Bananas are like two. If you break it down by what is a "true" servings, it's not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-02-2012, 03:20 AM
Replies: 221
Views: 8,685
Posted By artsyfartsy
It happens to me. It's just water retention. As...

It happens to me. It's just water retention. As long as it's just that I don't see a problem.
I think exercise makes ones body more shapely a smaller. The good thing about this is that you don't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2012, 05:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 825
Posted By artsyfartsy
Roasting the bones makes a much more richer...

Roasting the bones makes a much more richer flavourful broth. Generally I simmer everything for 24 + hours to get the best minerals out of the bones. I cool the broth and stick it the refrigerator...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-17-2012, 05:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,319
Posted By artsyfartsy
A friend of mine had it done a little over a...

A friend of mine had it done a little over a month ago. They freeze your fat cells and over a period of time the cells die off. Then your body disposes of the cells. Also, another name for this...
Forum: JUDDD 05-09-2012, 11:05 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,660
Posted By artsyfartsy
Cooking sprays do really have calories. One...

Cooking sprays do really have calories. One servings can be counted as zero, but who sprays for 1 second? I think most people spray to coat the pan which probably adds up closer to 20 calories. ...
Forum: JUDDD 04-27-2012, 10:56 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,244
Posted By artsyfartsy
I haven't smoked in years, but I had the same...

I haven't smoked in years, but I had the same thoughts and feelings, too. I had just finished working out at my gym doing 1 hr cross fit training which I followed up with a 90 hot yoga class. After...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-22-2012, 03:44 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,667
Posted By artsyfartsy
I'm not sure why you wouldn't expect weight...

I'm not sure why you wouldn't expect weight fluctuations throughout the day when you eat and drinks foods. If you weighed your liquids and food on a scale would you not expect it to weigh something?...
Forum: JUDDD 04-10-2012, 08:00 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,841
Posted By artsyfartsy
Since you mentioned yoga I wanted to share...

Since you mentioned yoga I wanted to share something with you guys.


I have noticed that when I have an UD and I take a hot yoga class that night my scale weight the next morning is either...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-05-2012, 09:55 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,719
Posted By artsyfartsy
Awesome, I mean really awesome job, especially...

Awesome, I mean really awesome job, especially the many life issues you've overcome.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-03-2012, 10:57 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 4,166
Posted By artsyfartsy
OMG! this is such poor advice. I so disagree...

OMG! this is such poor advice. I so disagree with this. Painful? Really?

I workout. I like it and I do feel alive after I'm done. Other people don't. This is fine.

I would start out with...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-02-2012, 08:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 13,255
Posted By artsyfartsy
Even if I am at 75 carbs or so I am in ketosis.....

Even if I am at 75 carbs or so I am in ketosis.. I don't need to check. I have never used one of those sticks. I can just tell by my breath, my lack of need to sleep, and my general restlessness....
Forum: JUDDD 03-29-2012, 01:59 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,464
Posted By artsyfartsy
It's happened to me. I lost a complete size...

It's happened to me. I lost a complete size without any scale loss. Another size with just 3lbs.

A pound of muscle weighs the SAME as pound of fat ( a pound is a pound), but muscle weight takes up...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-27-2012, 02:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,555
Posted By artsyfartsy
I'm usually 1 1/2 sizes smaller when I workout...

I'm usually 1 1/2 sizes smaller when I workout and strength train, although I weigh heavier. To reach that same size for me without any exercise I have to lose about 8-11lbs on a scale.

I prefer...
Forum: JUDDD 03-27-2012, 10:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,117
Posted By artsyfartsy
Fat cells never disappear, they just...

Fat cells never disappear, they just shrink....unless you have lipo. That is why it is very easy to regain weight and then some.


You can never truly know what you are losing, but usually the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-19-2012, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,645
Posted By artsyfartsy
FYI- not since 8/2011 ...

FYI- not since 8/2011

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/health/2012/02/01/mcdonalds-announces-end-to-pink-slime-in-burgers/
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-14-2012, 07:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,460
Posted By artsyfartsy
Since pink slime has been an issue in the news, I...

Since pink slime has been an issue in the news, I really wonder how many companies are telling the truth.



On the news today, I heard that the schools will have the choice to decide if they...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-10-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 3,989
Posted By artsyfartsy
Fantastic transformation so far. Unbelievable,...

Fantastic transformation so far. Unbelievable, that it's only 26lbs off of you to look that good already.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-10-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,460
Posted By artsyfartsy
Where can you buy pink slime free meat? ...

Where can you buy pink slime free meat?

Article below about 3/4 down list some major chain stores that do or don't use pink slime.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-10-2012, 08:22 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,460
Posted By artsyfartsy
The movie "Food Inc" has a segment about the pink...

The movie "Food Inc" has a segment about the pink slime in our beef.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-05-2012, 06:17 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 10,702
Posted By artsyfartsy
Are you confusing the weight of your protein...

Are you confusing the weight of your protein versus actual protein grams in the meat?

Meat is not 100% protein. It is imposed of water, fat etc... So for example, a 3oz piece of beef might...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-03-2012, 06:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,969
Posted By artsyfartsy
This is what I mean, any increases in carbs...

This is what I mean, any increases in carbs creates such a swing. It's water weight, but then how would anybody know what foods they can tolerate to climb the ladder? The scale goes up making you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-02-2012, 08:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,275
Posted By artsyfartsy
OMG! I thought these were awful! If i knew some...

OMG! I thought these were awful! If i knew some of you liked these then I would have sent you guys the extras. These were so bad that I knew I would never use them again.... And I almost never throw...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-02-2012, 06:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,969
Posted By artsyfartsy
I ate steel cuts oats every morning towards my...

I ate steel cuts oats every morning towards my carb allowance when lost my first 30lbs. I was eating up to about 100g carbs a day. If it works for you don't change it.

I eat around 60-85g in...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 03-01-2012, 06:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,710
Posted By artsyfartsy
No, my husband uses for a long time, too. I...

No, my husband uses for a long time, too. I think there are so many preservatives in it that it takes a long while to go bad.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-28-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,609
Posted By artsyfartsy
Ok, the bacon seems off. Even turkey bacon is...

Ok, the bacon seems off. Even turkey bacon is hard to find t 35 cals a slice.

Firstly, instead going by the cals on the label go by the weight of the bacon. I believe most labels on bacon are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-28-2012, 03:10 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,407
Posted By artsyfartsy
Weighing the same dosen't mean it's not working. ...

Weighing the same dosen't mean it's not working. Maybe you are getting smaller inch wise than number wise. Isn't that the point in the end?

I've lost sizes without losing scale weight. Weight...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-26-2012, 06:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,056
Posted By artsyfartsy
Same here. I can't tell either. I'm always...

Same here. I can't tell either. I'm always paranoid. In fact, it's one of the main reasons I dislike Locarb....and I'm not low low carb. This makes me want to quit. Bad breath is more bothersome...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-24-2012, 07:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,908
Posted By artsyfartsy
I never ever used Ketostix at all. So,...

I never ever used Ketostix at all. So, technically I would have not known if I was or wasn't in ketosis.


I would cut the cheese.....it seems excessive, even though you say it's in your budget....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-24-2012, 07:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 10,847
Posted By artsyfartsy
Usually on a nutritional label the calories are...

Usually on a nutritional label the calories are for the cooked version, unless specified.

To play it safe average about 50-60 cals per slice after it's cooked. My butcher slices are always...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-21-2012, 06:48 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,514
Posted By artsyfartsy
I use 1/2 of an avocado and stir it into an...

I use 1/2 of an avocado and stir it into an omelet that has peppers and onions. Yum! Hot sauce makes it even better.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-20-2012, 07:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,061
Posted By artsyfartsy
Have you ever left shiritake noodles in broth...

Have you ever left shiritake noodles in broth overnight in the fridge? The next morning those noodles suck up all the liquids around them.

Those noodles probably did the same thing in you. Hence...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-16-2012, 08:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,122
Posted By artsyfartsy
Yippee!!!

Yippee!!!
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