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Forum: Other Plans 02-19-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 152
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Posted By Makeitwork
Hi all! I too do combo diets that I have found...

Hi all! I too do combo diets that I have found that work for me along with Intermittent Fasting. I try my best to stay in an 8 hour window or less. Many days a week I only eat one meal in an hour and...
Forum: Other Plans 02-04-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Hi all. I am still plinking away at doing my...

Hi all. I am still plinking away at doing my bigger carb meal during the earlier part of the day and so far so good. Have needed a protein meal later a few days here and there but no biggie as I...
Forum: Other Plans 01-20-2014, 12:17 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Did have my big meal again today from 9:30 to...

Did have my big meal again today from 9:30 to 10:30am and 3 hours later STILL FULL!

If I do get hungry later I will have a hunk of leftover ribeye and some egg whites.

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 01-20-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
So I did eat the same meal again the next day,...

So I did eat the same meal again the next day, but didn't have time to make the potato. I felt fine all day but was hungry at home but it was bedtime and I survived it :D

Today I will likely...
Forum: Other Plans 01-18-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
So today I had a fabulous RM from 10:3am to 11:30...

So today I had a fabulous RM from 10:3am to 11:30 am. Even had some cold baked potato sliced in my salad for the RS and it tasted awesome!

Big salad with blue cheese dsg and cold baked potato...
Forum: Other Plans 01-17-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Oriana it may not be perfect, it may be slow, but...

Oriana it may not be perfect, it may be slow, but be honest: isn't all the food and not having to stress great? Plus how good you feel. I bet even with a few extra pounds up/down that you have been...
Forum: Other Plans 01-17-2014, 06:05 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Today's BB RM was from 1015 to 1115 am: 24...

Today's BB RM was from 1015 to 1115 am:

24 oz iced mocha (decaf) with whole milk
large salad with lots of various veggies (salad bar) and protein fixins' with blue cheese
2 choc chip cookies
3...
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
If you google The 10 foods that keep you feeling...

If you google The 10 foods that keep you feeling full longer (or similar) it was an article on Foxnews that explained why each food kept people full. For apples it was the natural pectin. Eggs...
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2014, 11:08 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
It actually makes sense and thanks for sharing. I...

It actually makes sense and thanks for sharing. I read a quickie article about 10 foods that keep you feeling fuller longer and potatoes were on it. And eggs, apples, which I eat alot of so it makes...
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2014, 08:04 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Martha hello and welcome! I see you are in...

Martha hello and welcome! I see you are in maintenance. THat is awesome! How did you lose the weight and make it to your current weight and how long did it take?

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Hi DABG! Glad you are here! I am intrigued by...

Hi DABG! Glad you are here! I am intrigued by the RS thing you discussed with potatoes. Do they have to be cold or can you eat them hot and fresh out of the oven? I've wondered about that.

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 01-14-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Slimlizzie: No, not at all. In fact it was way...

Slimlizzie: No, not at all. In fact it was way easier and just came natural. First off, I was eating over about a 14 hour period since I work 12 hours shifts. I was usually eating 3 meals a day (2...
Forum: Other Plans 01-13-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Today I just did one meal only over an hour...

Today I just did one meal only over an hour (Reward Meal or RM for Carbohydrate Addict's Diet). I don't like the term reward meal so I call it my carb meal. Many days each week I eat only once a day...
Forum: Other Plans 01-13-2014, 11:09 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
I did an 8 hour window last 2 days. Had big...

I did an 8 hour window last 2 days. Had big breakfast RM's then a low carb meal later (I mainly follow CAD along with IF). Wt was 214, 212.4 , 212,2 lbs for the last 3 days :)

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 01-11-2014, 06:14 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
I did Atkin's but I knew it wasn't something I...

I did Atkin's but I knew it wasn't something I could do forever. CAD is. I can have carbs everyday. It just taught me how to eat them in ways that minimizes insulin. Also, there was a guy who posted...
Forum: Other Plans 01-11-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 152
Views: 17,638
Posted By Makeitwork
Pugluv you got it! Some people will still have...

Pugluv you got it! Some people will still have coffee outside of their "window" with cream, or butter or coconut oil and not count that against their fast. However I don't do that. I do not ingest...
Forum: Other Plans 01-10-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
If someone wants to start a 2014 page go for it!...

If someone wants to start a 2014 page go for it! I know traffic for IF is hit or miss but I still check in from time to time and have been on this thread since the 2012. I just can't cut and paste as...
Forum: Other Plans 01-09-2014, 12:13 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
It does get eaiser! It will adjust your homones,...

It does get eaiser! It will adjust your homones, especially insulin, cortisol, serotonin and you willl just fell full for HOURS and hours! The other trick is to really eat and get full. That is what...
Forum: Other Plans 01-09-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Hey nice to have you! It just feels natural now...

Hey nice to have you! It just feels natural now for me most days to eat just one big meal. However if I do eat again- I just eat low carb: protein/fat and low carb veggies. Works great!

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 12-22-2013, 04:37 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Hi everyone! I am so glad to check back and see...

Hi everyone! I am so glad to check back and see everyone here and doing soooo well! LOL I am also doing mainly one meal a day, occaisionally if I do get hungry I will go ahead and eat something but...
Forum: Other Plans 12-09-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Well I am definately sad that you have no money...

Well I am definately sad that you have no money for food, but what is the food that you do eat for your one meal a day? At least you have some positives out of the lack of money!

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 11-30-2013, 10:41 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
When I first started CAD I ate 4 times a day....

When I first started CAD I ate 4 times a day. When I started to fast and eliminate meals I got LESS hungry. That is when I started upping my calories at my carbs meal to be sure I wasnt losing by...
Forum: Other Plans 11-30-2013, 10:36 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Continued from above The other diets only...

Continued from above

The other diets only focus on the type of foods but you can eat all day long if you want which is bad bad bad.

Here are some simple rules: you can eat carbs of your choice...
Forum: Other Plans 11-30-2013, 10:28 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. Your blood...

Hypoglycemia means low blood sugar. Your blood sugar is low because you are producing too much insulin. That means hyperinsulinemia. It is a syndrome that will eventually lead to diabetes in most...
Forum: Other Plans 11-29-2013, 07:13 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
No I dont. And I fast for 23 hours. The first...

No I dont. And I fast for 23 hours. The first couple of days you might have to get used to it but I find if I confine my carbs to a one hour timeframe it doesnt matter how much I eat I do not usually...
Forum: Other Plans 11-20-2013, 10:11 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Exactly. That is me too. More calories just eat...

Exactly. That is me too. More calories just eat less frequently. Plus oriana you know by now the cycles so dont get deterred!!!

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 11-19-2013, 09:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
No we all eat whenever. My son has autism so he...

No we all eat whenever. My son has autism so he is picky and particular about food and has his own menu for the most part. My daughter is only soon to be 4 are doesnt mind and self guides too for a...
Forum: Other Plans 11-18-2013, 12:29 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Also I am a nurse (RN) and I have spent many...

Also I am a nurse (RN) and I have spent many hours researching hyperinsulinemia and insulin resistance. I do a combo of IF, CAD, BBD and by putting together various techniques to minimize insulin...
Forum: Other Plans 11-18-2013, 12:25 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Ya 8 would make eating early a real challenge. I...

Ya 8 would make eating early a real challenge. I have to get my son ready for school and the toddler ready too and that is bad enough! Lol

In all fairness it took me three attempts over about...
Forum: Other Plans 11-18-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
You might like to come join the Big Breakfast...

You might like to come join the Big Breakfast thread. I know you eat late and I used to also but I now eat all my calories for breakfast (recent audits are 3000+) and unlimited carbs and I am losing...
Forum: Other Plans 11-13-2013, 06:22 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
210.6 pounds today! My lowest weight so far!!! :D...

210.6 pounds today! My lowest weight so far!!! :D

These last 3 days have been RM only days just because I simply wasn't hungry and am getting plenty of calories in these meals.

MIW

Mon and...
Forum: Other Plans 11-13-2013, 06:21 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
210.6 pounds today. My lowest weight so far!!!!...

210.6 pounds today. My lowest weight so far!!!! :D

These last 3 days have been RM only days just because I simply wasn't hungry and am getting plenty of calories in these meals.

MIW

Mon...
Forum: Other Plans 11-01-2013, 07:11 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Last year on this day I was 235 pounds. Today I...

Last year on this day I was 235 pounds. Today I am 211.8 pounds. Yesterday's RM only day for breakfast 8am-9am:

McDonold's:
1 Bacon, egg, cheese McGriddle plus just the bacon, egg, cheese from a...
Forum: Other Plans 10-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 644
Views: 80,363
Posted By Makeitwork
Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following...

Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following CAD/CALP and combo with intermittent fasting. Once I met other people doing Rachael Heller's original way to lose weight by eating only one meal a day I...
Forum: Other Plans 10-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following...

Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following CAD/CALP and combo with intermittent fasting. Once I met other people doing Rachael Heller's original way to lose weight by eating only one meal a day I...
Forum: Other Plans 10-28-2013, 01:28 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following...

Ok all, I officially ended ONE YEAR following CAD/CALP and combo with intermittent fasting. Once I met other people doing Rachael Heller's original way to lose weight by eating only one meal a day I...
Forum: Other Plans 10-23-2013, 12:54 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Yes I am mainly on the BB thread and the CAD/CALP...

Yes I am mainly on the BB thread and the CAD/CALP Hangout thread.

MIW
Forum: Other Plans 10-17-2013, 12:45 PM
Replies: 596
Views: 40,578
Posted By Makeitwork
I am a nurse too and my shifts are 6am-6:30pm...

I am a nurse too and my shifts are 6am-6:30pm plus I have a 45 minute commute. When I first started out doing CAD I was eating over about a 14 hour period! Then I started fasting in the morning,...
Forum: Other Plans 10-15-2013, 02:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 725
Posted By Makeitwork
I can't quite remember the plans from CAD as most...

I can't quite remember the plans from CAD as most people I have seen post just wing it and do the CM's and RM or follow CALP and are darn sure NO msg, sugar free stuff, etc are in the CM's.

Come...
Forum: Other Plans 10-15-2013, 01:18 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 14,404
Posted By Makeitwork
Well you are a man and men "typically" can lose...

Well you are a man and men "typically" can lose weight faster because it really is a hormonal issue with fat storage and women have so many hormonal issues. You also probably are younger but good for...
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