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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-29-2016, 07:16 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 710
Posted By mimivac
Been struggling a bit and gaining weight, but on...

Been struggling a bit and gaining weight, but on plan this whole week, feeling good, and back down in weight. Still working on a more flexible plan to incorporate into my life. for today:

B: 3...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-27-2016, 11:54 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,567
Posted By mimivac
I would think that having a diet that is 50-60%...

I would think that having a diet that is 50-60% bread and pasta would only contribute to your fatigue issues as your blood glucose level skyrockets and then plummets. Not a good combination. You know...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-22-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,004
Posted By mimivac
This happens to me as well. I can love certain...

This happens to me as well. I can love certain foods for weeks or months and then my tastes shift. It's totally normal, and usually my cue to change things up and add some variety. If I stubbornly...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-09-2016, 06:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,079
Posted By mimivac
Doing well being on plan this week and losing the...

Doing well being on plan this week and losing the extra vacation weight. For today:

B: (at work) 1 medium boiled egg with salt and pepper
L: Roasted split chicken breast with lemon pepper;...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-08-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 757
Posted By mimivac
Choosing to be on plan this week and getting rid...

Choosing to be on plan this week and getting rid of the extra pounds I put on during vacation. Enjoying my food!

B: 1 slice homemade low carb bread with cream cheese; 1 medium boiled egg; pickled...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 12:50 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,170
Posted By mimivac
Oh yes. I like dipping wedges of cheddar cheese...

Oh yes. I like dipping wedges of cheddar cheese straight into the peanut butter jar.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 12:48 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 6,170
Posted By mimivac
Sounds great to me! I have spread duck liver foie...

Sounds great to me! I have spread duck liver foie gras on cheese slices instead of toast points. People were impressed, calling me "luxurious." LOL.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 12:47 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,155
Posted By mimivac
The rice may be fueling your hunger. Try...

The rice may be fueling your hunger. Try induction or a similar plan for two weeks and see where you are with hunger after that.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 10:58 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By mimivac
Some people have an adverse reaction to dairy, so...

Some people have an adverse reaction to dairy, so it's possible that you are consuming too much cheese. It's also possible to take in too calories, although that doesn't seem to be too much of a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 10:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 883
Posted By mimivac
There is nothing wrong with you. You have just...

There is nothing wrong with you. You have just trained your brain to respond to stress and emotion by eating. It's adaptive, but doesn't work for you anymore. Your mental response coupled with the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 10:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,187
Posted By mimivac
You should weight yourself to get a good...

You should weight yourself to get a good baseline. Think of it as information to help you be successful in reaching your goals. Is there a reason you are going very low carb and omitting most...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 10:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 926
Posted By mimivac
Still figuring out my new normal when it comes to...

Still figuring out my new normal when it comes to my diet. Feeling good and healthy and determined to stay that way while slowly taking off the last 10 or so pounds. For today:

B: 1 slice homemade...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 08:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,809
Posted By mimivac
I have learned that to truly stick to something...

I have learned that to truly stick to something long-term, I have to be flexible in my approach. What may work for you now, may not work a few months from now. White knuckling sometimes is very...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-06-2016, 07:25 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,652
Posted By mimivac
I want to exercise so that my body looks more...

I want to exercise so that my body looks more toned at the weight that I am, but not for weight loss. If you look at it as calories burned versus energy consumed, a small snack can undo hours of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-31-2016, 09:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By mimivac
Well, after my San Francisco trip in late April,...

Well, after my San Francisco trip in late April, I decided to be more flexible with my plan and allow off-plan eating more often. I was getting in a cycle where I was demanding perfection until I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2016, 08:32 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,636
Posted By mimivac
I haven't tried the ice cream, but I always shake...

I haven't tried the ice cream, but I always shake my head when manufacturers of low carb foods seem to think the product must be both sugar free and fat free.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2016, 08:30 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,143
Posted By mimivac
Withstanding it is the key. Not that you...

Withstanding it is the key. Not that you shouldn't try the suggestions above, but ultimately it's about having a craving and just letting it be without doing anything about it. There is real power in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2016, 08:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By mimivac
A traditional egg cream has no egg or cream in...

A traditional egg cream has no egg or cream in and is a fountain drink. However, I believe a few people here use eggs and cream and have their own recipes. I would be interested, too.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-20-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 978
Posted By mimivac
Thinking about staying on plan for the entirety...

Thinking about staying on plan for the entirety of my San Francisco trip. Keep going back and forth on what I want to do! Anyway, for today:

B: 4 leftover smoked old bay chicken wings
L:...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By mimivac
Heck, I still love those carbs, but that doesn't...

Heck, I still love those carbs, but that doesn't mean I have to eat them. And there are many reasons not to. I choose those reasons (most of the time) over my love. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2016, 08:29 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,566
Posted By mimivac
I snack about 4 days a week when I am at work....

I snack about 4 days a week when I am at work. It's usually 1 oz. of nuts or something like 6 oz. of full fat yogurt, a package of flavored seaweed, etc. It's just the right amount of food to assuage...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2016, 08:17 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By mimivac
I don't think you were silly at all. It's always...

I don't think you were silly at all. It's always a good idea to know what you are consuming. But I'm glad you did not suffer through your cough. Hope you feel better soon.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2016, 08:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,103
Posted By mimivac
I am pretty heavy handed with the salt shaker. I...

I am pretty heavy handed with the salt shaker. I agree that reducing processed foods likely cuts your salt intake dramatically anyway, so salting food is usually not a problem and even beneficial.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-19-2016, 06:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 923
Posted By mimivac
Weight up, but body fat percentage down. I feel...

Weight up, but body fat percentage down. I feel good in my clothes. It will be interesting to see what one off-plan meal in San Francisco does. For today:

B: 1 medium boiled egg with garlic lemon...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 01:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 973
Posted By mimivac
Yes, it's certainly possible. If you are already...

Yes, it's certainly possible. If you are already at a healthy weight, you could incorporate some higher carb items like beans and legumes if you would like for variety.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 01:18 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,265
Posted By mimivac
Welcome back! There are many good threads on...

Welcome back! There are many good threads on these boards about eating on the go. It's entirely possible with a little bit of planning! You could carry a little cooler filled with low carb food for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By mimivac
I just omit the brown sugar. It seems like a...

I just omit the brown sugar. It seems like a whole lot anyway and even if I were substituting with an as, I wouldn't put the equivalent of an entire cup. I'm not making a cake!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 12:25 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,247
Posted By mimivac
If you can't get a sugar free version, I might...

If you can't get a sugar free version, I might take it. Pain and a bad cough can be more damaging to your body that the amount of sugar you are going to consume.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 12:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By mimivac
This is the recipe I use with the following...

This is the recipe I use with the following modifications: parmesan cheese in place of the panko breadcrumbs; omit the brown sugar


Ingredients

Meatballs:
•1 ¾ - 2 pounds ground chicken (or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 08:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By mimivac
I seem to be skirting the 140 line lately. Going...

I seem to be skirting the 140 line lately. Going to San Francisco on vacation starting on Sunday and planning one off-plan meal at Chez Panisse. Will thoroughly enjoy it. On plan until then. For...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 08:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 980
Posted By mimivac
Good for you for trying a new strategy. Sometimes...

Good for you for trying a new strategy. Sometimes we need to shake things up a bit. Good luck!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-18-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 847
Posted By mimivac
I use olive oil and butter even for relatively...

I use olive oil and butter even for relatively high temperature cooking, and coconut oil on occasion.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 11:46 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,372
Posted By mimivac
Same here. Tastes definitely change.

Same here. Tastes definitely change.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 09:22 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,086
Posted By mimivac
Seems like a strange and specific amount to...

Seems like a strange and specific amount to recommend....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By mimivac
I'm right there with you. Potato chips are...

I'm right there with you. Potato chips are probably one of my all time favorite foods. It's to the point where my boyfriend will order packs of nuclear spicy ones for my birthday. Lol. For a while, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 09:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,058
Posted By mimivac
YES! I also love how eating is not an emergency...

YES! I also love how eating is not an emergency anymore. There is no reason I need to cheat because "there is nothing low carb to eat" in a particular situation. If there isn't, I can simply not eat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 09:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,882
Posted By mimivac
Congratulations on changing your life! I love...

Congratulations on changing your life! I love what you say above. So many of us think we can't do this long term because we will be deprived and unhappy. When I was committing to low carb, I had...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-14-2016, 08:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 762
Posted By mimivac
Back up to 140, but body fat % down, so I...

Back up to 140, but body fat % down, so I consider that a win. Would be so thrilled to be able to get to 135. For today:

B: 1 medium boiled egg with butter
L: Turkey "firecracker" meatballs;...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-13-2016, 12:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By mimivac
You can definitely lose again. I am an old timer...

You can definitely lose again. I am an old timer on these boards, too, and also gained back what I lost after major life trauma. It's harder this time around, but doable. Welcome back!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-13-2016, 11:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,171
Posted By mimivac
A small plain bagel would have close to 40 carbs...

A small plain bagel would have close to 40 carbs and a large one close to 60. Even with the bread scooped out, they are not really compatible with a low carb way of eating for many reasons, the carb...
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