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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-13-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,585
Posted By wcwendy
It's OK that your eating schedule isn't the same...

It's OK that your eating schedule isn't the same from day to day. :)
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 02-26-2013, 01:17 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By wcwendy
In case you want more info on this: I have...

In case you want more info on this:

I have an intolerance to casein (milk protein), but not to lactose. :p Almost all dairy-free products have casein in them, so I can't have those. I have found a...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 02-23-2013, 10:23 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By wcwendy
You're welcome! And I understand the food...

You're welcome! And I understand the food restrictions. I'm not 11, but I can hear what you're saying. :hugs: I have allergies, intolerances, and hypoglycemia. One of my doctors recommended Whole 30...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 02-23-2013, 01:29 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,258
Posted By wcwendy
It took 12 weeks of being gluten free before I...

It took 12 weeks of being gluten free before I knew that I needed to avoid gluten, and I found out for sure by eating some. I had been gluten-free for 8 weeks when I ate some cake w/o thinking. I had...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 02-23-2013, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,025
Posted By wcwendy
On a different note, in case you want to know,...

On a different note, in case you want to know, Applegate Farms has a natural, organic hotdog from 100% grass-fed cows. We like them!
Forum: Thyroid 09-22-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,920
Posted By wcwendy
Are you saying that you already couldn't eat...

Are you saying that you already couldn't eat those foods, or that you think that you might not be able to eat them now because of your thyroid med? IME, I don't need to avoid foods because of my...
Forum: Thyroid 09-22-2012, 04:19 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 10,920
Posted By wcwendy
I take my thyroid med 3 times/day and my doctor...

I take my thyroid med 3 times/day and my doctor knows (and encourages) that I am eating very low carb. He has never mentioned the food being a problem. Maybe it's the higher concentration of minerals...
Forum: Thyroid 09-22-2012, 10:42 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,407
Posted By wcwendy
You might not be on enough medicine to get rid of...

You might not be on enough medicine to get rid of the symptoms, so you might not want to decide that they're just in your head. :)


I don't know if/how gluten affects this, but I do know that...
Forum: Thyroid 09-22-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By wcwendy
I agree. I'm sorry that you have to find a...

I agree.

I'm sorry that you have to find a new doctor. I don't like the process of doing that. :(

I was so glad to have found a doctor who cared about FT3 and FT4, adrenal, and hormones. I'm...
Forum: Thyroid 09-21-2012, 06:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By wcwendy
Thanks for the idea. I did call a local...

Thanks for the idea. I did call a local compounding pharmacy and was given 2 local names. I called one and will call with more specific questions next week.

I don't live far from Dr. Wright's...
Forum: Thyroid 09-20-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By wcwendy
No, not that the medicines won't be available....

No, not that the medicines won't be available. Sorry for the confusion! I'll explain below.

Yeah, IKWYM!

***
Here's what's going on w/ me.

in the AM I take
90 mg Armour
10 mcg liothyronine
Forum: Thyroid 09-20-2012, 01:56 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,457
Posted By wcwendy
Pinot, it really might be because of the new...

Pinot, it really might be because of the new recommendations. They're affecting me already:
...
Forum: Thyroid 09-20-2012, 01:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By wcwendy
Thank you! I think that it was in reference...

Thank you!

I think that it was in reference to the AMA, but I'm not positive. They changed their recommendations, and, apparently, doctors who continue to prescribe the way that some of us have...
Forum: Thyroid 09-20-2012, 01:51 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,457
Posted By wcwendy
:stars: I didn't read the part about pregnancy,...

:stars: I didn't read the part about pregnancy, but what I did read is just so wrong, IME. :(
Forum: Thyroid 09-18-2012, 08:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,000
Posted By wcwendy
Great doctor no longer able to prescribe how he feels is necessary

:( I found a great doctor, and have traveled about 2 1/2 hours each way to see him. I had a lot of phone consults, but I did have to go see him, too. He told me today that the medical board has...
Forum: Thyroid 09-18-2012, 08:21 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,457
Posted By wcwendy
I'm so sorry! I like Leo's suggestion of asking...

I'm so sorry! I like Leo's suggestion of asking your current dr for a recommendation. :hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-08-2012, 02:23 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,780
Posted By wcwendy
I would like to suggest reading about thyroid on...

I would like to suggest reading about thyroid on the forum here and at Thyroid Mistreatment, Hypothyroidism Scandals, and Thyroid Treatment Problems | Stop The Thyroid Madness...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2012, 01:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By wcwendy
We just did a taste test in our house and...

We just did a taste test in our house and Torani's SF chocolate beat Da Vinci's. I think that chocolate is OK when used in small amounts and/or with other flavors. Chocolate mint, chocolate...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-16-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By wcwendy
Oh, and you should be able to add it to your...

Oh, and you should be able to add it to your whipped cream. I would whip the cream until it forms soft peaks, then add the flavoring. I don't know if adding it at the beginning actually affects the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-16-2012, 12:14 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,155
Posted By wcwendy
My favorites: SF coconut (for Italian sodas) ...

My favorites:
SF coconut (for Italian sodas)
SF raspberry (for Italian sodas)
SF lime and/or SF pineapple (I add a touch to coconut Italian sodas sometimes.)
SF mint (peppermint, not spearmint,...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 08-11-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By wcwendy
cfine, do you mind sharing your bread recipe?

cfine, do you mind sharing your bread recipe?
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 08-03-2012, 03:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By wcwendy
Kraft & Hershey's write on their products' labels...

Kraft & Hershey's write on their products' labels if something came from something that contains gluten. So, if the only questionable ingredient in one of their products is, say, natural flavors if...
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 08-03-2012, 02:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By wcwendy
Yeah, cheating can mess up the whole thing. I'm...

Yeah, cheating can mess up the whole thing. I'm sorry!

Betty Crocker sells a good gluten-free chocolate cake mix. BC also makes cookie and brownie mixes that I haven't tried.

Bob's Red Mill...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2012, 01:17 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,302
Posted By wcwendy
:jumpjoy: Congratulations!! :jumpjoy:

:jumpjoy: Congratulations!! :jumpjoy:
Forum: Celiac / Gluten-Free 08-01-2012, 01:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,071
Posted By wcwendy
For somebody of that age, I'd definitely have the...

For somebody of that age, I'd definitely have the entire house be gluten-free.

I had to be gluten-free for 12 weeks before I noticed that I had symptoms; 8 weeks isn't always enough.

Just in...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 07-21-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,518
Posted By wcwendy
Huge congratulations! :birthday: :jumpjoy: :clap:

Huge congratulations! :birthday: :jumpjoy: :clap:
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-15-2012, 02:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By wcwendy
Yep. :D

Yep. :D
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-13-2012, 04:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By wcwendy
I put the plastic parts in the dishwasher, but I...

I put the plastic parts in the dishwasher, but I wash the blades by hand.

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I found out how to put bigger pieces of vegetables in my food processor! :D Reading the instruction manual was very...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-06-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 10,772
Posted By wcwendy
Oats aren't necessarily gluten-free

In case anybody who comes across this recipe doesn't know, you need to buy certified gluten-free oats to ensure that they're gluten-free.

Thanks for the recipe!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-04-2012, 10:13 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By wcwendy
Hmm...I'm going to go look at mine again.

Hmm...I'm going to go look at mine again.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-04-2012, 04:07 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,253
Posted By wcwendy
I have a Cuisinart from Costco and I really like...

I have a Cuisinart from Costco and I really like it. I would like to change 2 things:

1. I wish that I could put whole (store-bought, not the huge stuff that some people grow :D) zucchini in the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-04-2012, 03:57 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 960
Posted By wcwendy
:jumpjoy: Great job, and what a great prize!!

:jumpjoy: Great job, and what a great prize!!
Forum: Atkins '72 03-26-2012, 09:04 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 127,698
Posted By wcwendy
Thank you very much! I eat meats, fats, and...

Thank you very much!

I eat meats, fats, and some vegetables. I love vegetables so it's hard for me to only eat a few carbs/day, but when I eat very many I lose NOTHING. I lose best on a diet high...
Forum: Atkins '72 03-26-2012, 12:09 AM
Replies: 2,331
Views: 127,698
Posted By wcwendy
Hi! I don't hang out on LCF very much, anymore,...

Hi! I don't hang out on LCF very much, anymore, but I saw this thread and thought that I'd look at it.

Atkins '72 works for me while the other versions don't because I don't lose at 20 carbs/day...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-24-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 967
Posted By wcwendy
:congrats: Tha's SO exciting!!! ***** ...

:congrats: Tha's SO exciting!!!

*****

Here's an explanation of sizing from About.com. This has been true in my shopping experience:

•The Misses range is designated by even sizes, such as...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-26-2012, 04:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 734
Posted By wcwendy
Eating too many carbs for a body pervents the...

Eating too many carbs for a body pervents the person from being in ketosis, therby preventing the person from losing weight from lc. Another reason to start w/ the lower carbs is to get rid of carb...
Forum: Thyroid 02-26-2012, 10:54 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By wcwendy
I have a call w/ my dr in the AM. I was just...

I have a call w/ my dr in the AM. I was just hoping to get some other people's opinions/experiences first. :) Thanks for replying!
Forum: Thyroid 02-26-2012, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By wcwendy
I feel irritable, weepy, depressed, overwhelmed...

I feel irritable, weepy, depressed, overwhelmed and sleepy. OTOH, I don't sleep enough so I don't know if I should count being sleepy as a symptom of anything or not. :p My muscles have been hurting...
Forum: Thyroid 02-25-2012, 07:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By wcwendy
Oh, OK. Thanks! Is it normal/usual to see...

Oh, OK. Thanks!

Is it normal/usual to see small fluctuations in FT4 like I have here? I haven't read anything about fluctuations, so I don't know if it's typical and/or OK or not.

Thanks for...
Forum: Thyroid 02-25-2012, 02:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,063
Posted By wcwendy
To be exact, it was 17 days of the increased...

To be exact, it was 17 days of the increased Armour. :) Sorry for the confusion!
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