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Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 09-02-2012, 03:00 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 8,477
Posted By MargeGunderson
Hi from just up north of you! :jumpjoy: ...

Hi from just up north of you! :jumpjoy:

First, yes, take another deep breath! See, you're still breathing, so obviously you're doing something right, right?

You are on the correct path just by...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-29-2012, 07:38 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Hey, Shanan! Go check out the lobby; you're...

Hey, Shanan! Go check out the lobby; you're famous! :hugs::jumpjoy::hugs::jumpjoy: http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/main-lowcarb-lobby/782033-sweetlady2k-you-rock.html



Wish you lived within...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-29-2012, 07:04 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,242
Posted By MargeGunderson
Excellent job, Marylouise!!! And yes, that's...

Excellent job, Marylouise!!! And yes, that's approximately a pound every two days which would be 3.5 per week if it stays at this rate.

Thanks, Shanan; we want to keep Marylouise around for a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 7,440
Posted By MargeGunderson
First, great job on what you've accomplished so...

First, great job on what you've accomplished so far! cobra gives some excellent advice, but also remember that our bodies are going to fight a lot harder to let go of those final 10 than all of the...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-28-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Hi, SgtBrownsWife, had the window open for awhile...

Hi, SgtBrownsWife, had the window open for awhile as I wandered around so I didn't see this until I posted. glad you're still around and that you've found a balance in your WOE that's successful and...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-28-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
You'll reach it in the fastest possible time to...

You'll reach it in the fastest possible time to do so safely and permanently, Marylouise!
:hugs::hugs::hugs:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-28-2012, 07:41 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,994
Posted By MargeGunderson
Congrats, and you look outstanding in the photos!...

Congrats, and you look outstanding in the photos! A huge kudos on your willpower and strength to stay at it 11 years even with many years of stalls in there.

Keep up the excellent work!
Forum: Atkins '72 08-28-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
ebeads, that is sooo sweet! I got teary eyed...

ebeads, that is sooo sweet! I got teary eyed reading it. This was kind of similar; I was waiting by the door for my friend and what I'd thought was an empty cage. He reached out, grabbed my hand,...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-28-2012, 09:46 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Aw, that's sweet! You're lucky, I've had insomnia...

Aw, that's sweet! You're lucky, I've had insomnia my whole life but my father beat me for being caught awake, even if I kept my eyes shut and quiet when they checked up on us.


Marylouise, I do...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-27-2012, 03:37 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Wow, nobody is awake right now!

Wow, nobody is awake right now!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2012, 02:42 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,121
Posted By MargeGunderson
First, congrats as that is excellent progress! ...

First, congrats as that is excellent progress!

Next, a stall is often a necessary part of the battle – as other posters mentioned your body needs time to adjust and reset itself to your new size....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,299
Posted By MargeGunderson
What inspired me to try it, and yes, it does help...

What inspired me to try it, and yes, it does help jumpstart the weight loss after a stall, is someone in here posted a study where two sets of mice ate the exact same amount of calories and exact...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-27-2012, 01:28 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Nite, nite, and pleasant dreams! I'll be...

Nite, nite, and pleasant dreams! I'll be wandering around here a bit longer, but will pick up a lottery ticket for you, too if I crash six hours or longer. :D

And no, you'll never post too many of...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-27-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Hey, ebeads, how are you? Great to see your...

Hey, ebeads, how are you? Great to see your smiling... er, uh... flower! I do really enjoy your fun and inspirational graphics, especially that ladder a few days back.
Forum: Atkins '72 08-27-2012, 01:16 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Hey,SgtBrownsWife, I'm awake still if you still...

Hey,SgtBrownsWife, I'm awake still if you still are! Marylouise is two hours ahead, so I'm guessing she's crashed by now.

Anyone else still awake at this hour? Fixing to take some pain relief, so...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-24-2012, 01:46 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,555
Posted By MargeGunderson
It's a lot easier (although still frustrating!)...

It's a lot easier (although still frustrating!) to just accept that you are not going to change their way of thinking anymore than they are going to convince you that carbage and excess are in your...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-24-2012, 12:43 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Happy birthday, Betty! Go on enough of those...

Happy birthday, Betty! Go on enough of those crazy rides and any carbage will be, er, well, uh, left behind... :rofl::rofl:

Thanks, Linda, nice to see you around! It appears I cannot lose on this...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 09:00 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Marylouise, the first time I tried your first...

Marylouise, the first time I tried your first day's numbers I came up with 119,376 :hyst::stars:, but when I redid it got 842 for your first day and 776 for your second day, using your net carbs on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-22-2012, 08:48 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,850
Posted By MargeGunderson
You give a lot more than you get, LG, I've...

You give a lot more than you get, LG, I've learned much from reading your posts, about a lot of different aspects of nutrition and healthy eating!
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 05:52 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Marylouise, from what I understand of this (which...

Marylouise, from what I understand of this (which is quite limited I'll admit), your height isn't relevant; you just eat 10x to 12x your current weight to maintain it. I never even thought to...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 05:26 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
BlueTopaz, the 10x to 12x range (of your current...

BlueTopaz, the 10x to 12x range (of your current weight) is for maintaining; if you want to lose I'm guessing you'd want to shoot lower than that. Although I'm not sure if it even works for...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
BlueTopaz, we cross-posted and I missed the yummy...

BlueTopaz, we cross-posted and I missed the yummy fudge suggestion, thanks much! I do love and miss chocolate although not nearly as much as doughnuts (never would've picked up on that weakness if I...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 04:37 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Excellent mantra, ebeads, thanks for posting it...

Excellent mantra, ebeads, thanks for posting it for marylouise to post it where I could find it.
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 04:33 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Thanks, Blue! Actually briefly hit 128 for an...

Thanks, Blue! Actually briefly hit 128 for an even 50 gone, but fell to pork fried rice that very evening for a 3-pound gain. Fought most of that off, then last week unintentionally had insane...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-22-2012, 03:54 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,542
Posted By MargeGunderson
Congrats, I've followed your posts and progress...

Congrats, I've followed your posts and progress like many in here have. Keep up the great work! By the way, if that's you in your avatar, you're gorgeous!
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 03:42 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Ooooh, I love those things! The only problem is...

Ooooh, I love those things! The only problem is that I routinely ate the entire batch in one day, so no way am I going down that road any time soon!

And hang in there, you are making progress and...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 03:38 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Marylouise, I'm by no means an expert on any of...

Marylouise, I'm by no means an expert on any of this but I'm speculating that with your long history of weight loss attempts with their unpredictable and varying calorie intakes, and your damaged...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 02:42 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Marylouise, I have a dear friend who is 400-450...

Marylouise, I have a dear friend who is 400-450 range. Whenever I see someone like that out and around, this strong feeling of protectiveness comes over me like I'm ready to bash anyone's stupid face...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-22-2012, 02:26 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,565
Posted By MargeGunderson
Tillamook – nothing but the best! :yummy::yummy:

Tillamook – nothing but the best! :yummy::yummy:
Forum: Atkins '72 08-22-2012, 02:13 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Does that mean I can hoover all of the doughnuts...

Does that mean I can hoover all of the doughnuts I want and still get to stay around? :rofl::rofl:

She's right, by the way, Betty! We're just happy to have you here so we can support and encourage...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-21-2012, 12:57 AM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Yup, I sure did and it gave her a big smile!...

Yup, I sure did and it gave her a big smile! :hugs:

I would like to knock off another 5-10 before I start the maintaining phase, but with that monster in there being probably at least 5 and all...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-20-2012, 10:58 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
OK, your mantra for this new journey is now...

OK, your mantra for this new journey is now "Remember the Alamo!" :laugh::laugh:

Mom had a great birthday despite my forbidding her to order soup and a half sandwich instead of her beloved tempura...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-20-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,418
Posted By MargeGunderson
Any chance it could be your soap or your laundry...

Any chance it could be your soap or your laundry detergent, maybe made worse when you sweat because it pulls residual out of your clothes? Even if you haven't switched brands you can develop an...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-20-2012, 10:16 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
I see your smiling face, too! Was thinking about...

I see your smiling face, too! Was thinking about you earlier when I was out and around, and how tomorrow is Linda's and your day to start the new climb. You're both going to do excellent and see...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-20-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By MargeGunderson
Ha, excellent point you make! I know when they...

Ha, excellent point you make! I know when they give me that deer-in-the-headlights look they haven't a clue how to, and when they get defensive that they're going to condescendingly tell me it's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 5,192
Posted By MargeGunderson
That actually sounds good, do you have the recipe...

That actually sounds good, do you have the recipe where you could just copy-paste it or link it? (meaning not having to sit and type it all out.)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2012, 10:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,313
Posted By MargeGunderson
Leo, I have the same thing; it's caused some...

Leo, I have the same thing; it's caused some amusing moments in ERs and hospitals when my mind is on the current (unrelated) problem, not my funky heartbeat and I forget to mention it...

FYI, you...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-19-2012, 09:05 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Linda, best of luck on your test results and...

Linda, best of luck on your test results and other info at the docs!

ebeads, I loved the baby laughing at the cat jumping up for his kitty treats!

marylouise, be careful removing stuff from...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-17-2012, 04:05 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Linda, best of luck during and after the test!...

Linda, best of luck during and after the test! And yes, you'll probably see the expected whoosh when the excess sodium leaves you. I totally get what Marylouise described in her poor mom having zero,...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-17-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 2,299
Views: 54,392
Posted By MargeGunderson
Marylouise, in life as with all things good,...

Marylouise, in life as with all things good, quality over quantity. Those final months with you were beautiful for your mom and for you, and brought you both closer, in life and even after her...
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