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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-18-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,547
Posted By Weezy
Unfortunately, it just takes time. For me, it's...

Unfortunately, it just takes time. For me, it's the last area to go down...I want to lose about another 20 lbs. because it is ALL in my belly--truly a metabolic middle. Even after losing about 100...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2013, 08:58 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,370
Posted By Weezy
Biggy....do you belong to Costco? Or know...

Biggy....do you belong to Costco? Or know someone who does? (if one is near you....)

The Kirkland brand butter is much cheaper than Kerrygold, although in my opinion, not as good. HOWEVER, when...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2013, 08:48 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 938
Posted By Weezy
Chopped/scooped avocado mixed with some cubed...

Chopped/scooped avocado mixed with some cubed cream cheese, a little salt, a little lemon juice, maybe a tiny bit of salsa or hot sauce if I'm in the mood. Scoop it up with celery sticks. Sometimes...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2013, 08:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,023
Posted By Weezy
I have two in the morning and it's really my...

I have two in the morning and it's really my breakfast. I have about 1/2 tablespoon of MCT oil, but about a teaspoon each of butter and coconut oil. Some days I add cream. I'm not hungry again...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,316
Posted By Weezy
I don't have that particular study available to...

I don't have that particular study available to me right now, but if you do, check the actual study and see what the fats were. If they were vegetable oils and not just saturated fats like butter...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2013, 04:11 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,408
Posted By Weezy
Janknitz said: "To me, combining paleo/primal and...

Janknitz said: "To me, combining paleo/primal and low carb is the best of both worlds. I'm appalled at what some people who are low carbing consider to be "food" and that they have no thought to the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-08-2013, 10:37 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,691
Posted By Weezy
My bone broth is a bit different: gather...

My bone broth is a bit different:

gather GOOD bones, grass fed/free from added hormones if possible:

beef knuckle bones, neck bones, tail bones (the knuckle bones often have ligaments...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2013, 11:52 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,776
Posted By Weezy
I was on acid-lowering meds for decades. Had...

I was on acid-lowering meds for decades. Had HORRIBLE reflux and heartburn..continuously. My naturopath explained to me that suppressing stomach acid is exactly the wrong thing to do because it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2013, 11:42 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,256
Posted By Weezy
It took me over a year to get rid of my old work...

It took me over a year to get rid of my old work wardrobe...and I still cried because I had spent thousands of dollars on designer suits and blouses. But I'd lost so much that they couldn't even be...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2013, 11:33 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,106
Posted By Weezy
It makes a lot of sense. I think that negative...

It makes a lot of sense. I think that negative thoughts can too easily lead us to rationalize eating something bad (grain, sugar)...kind of that "what the heck" mentality.

Next time I get that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2013, 11:30 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,691
Posted By Weezy
Bless you, with hugs and wishes for health and...

Bless you, with hugs and wishes for health and success!

I'm so sorry to hear about your struggles. The only advice I can give is to echo the homemade bone broth. I pretty much lived on that for...
Forum: Diabetes 09-07-2013, 11:17 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,909
Posted By Weezy
I'm one that metformin works for...I've been on...

I'm one that metformin works for...I've been on it almost 2 years now. However, I am EXTREMELY insulin resistant and it has helped with that. I had been HFLC for about 6 months with no weight loss...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,395
Posted By Weezy
RE TJ's coconut milk/crème products... I...

RE TJ's coconut milk/crème products...

I LOVE TJs, but I was very very disappointed in their canned coconut milk and coconut crème--both had a very chemical odor and taste compared to the brand I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-05-2013, 09:05 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 906
Posted By Weezy
Check out "The Diet Cure" by Julia Ross.....she...

Check out "The Diet Cure" by Julia Ross.....she uses amino acids and other supplements to combat cravings. In the beginning, I had horrid cravings and her suggestions REALLY helped.

In the end, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-04-2013, 05:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,167
Posted By Weezy
I've had three major surgeries and hospital stays...

I've had three major surgeries and hospital stays since I've been HFLC. I'm classified as a T2, even though my A1C is 4.8.

Every time it's an argument with the in-charge doctor or nurse...even...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-02-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,841
Posted By Weezy
My method for dealing with restaurants (when I'm...

My method for dealing with restaurants (when I'm being very strict with myself--which comes and goes...) is to tell the wait person that I'm allergic to wheat and a diabetic so I can't have sugar. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-17-2013, 10:32 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,994
Posted By Weezy
Congratulations! And what a great question.... ...

Congratulations! And what a great question....

I don't know how I feel! I'm actually below my original goal...I started out thinking that I would be happy if I hit 220; when I did that, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-17-2013, 10:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,121
Posted By Weezy
Over the years I've given up coffee many times. ...

Over the years I've given up coffee many times. The most recent was about 6 months ago--it was an experiment to see if I would sleep any better (I didn't). After no coffee for about 3 months, I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-30-2013, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Weezy
On the days when I cave and eat berries, it's...

On the days when I cave and eat berries, it's been about 1 cup or even 2 cups (not all at once).

They definitely take me up to about 40-50 carbs a day. The bulk of my "normal" day carbs come...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-30-2013, 10:58 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,345
Posted By Weezy
Hoo boy...struggling with fruit right now!

I've been doing NK for about a year now with very good success. Last year I was able to resist most fruits except for a very rare small bowl of blueberries (with HWC of course!).

But boy oh boy,...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-23-2013, 07:08 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 5,918
Posted By Weezy
For quite a while I tested every morning, mostly...

For quite a while I tested every morning, mostly to see how I reacted to things. Now that I'm more confident about what raises/lowers my levels of ketones, I just do spot checks like once a week or...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,507
Posted By Weezy
My highest weight ever was almost 300. After...

My highest weight ever was almost 300. After marrying my beloved hubby, I seemed to lose about 30 lbs. without noticing it. When I got serious about low carb, I was about 270.

When I started, I...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-23-2013, 11:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 50,819
Posted By Weezy
For me, it all depends on how often I do it. The...

For me, it all depends on how often I do it. The first time I had gone 11 months with no grains/sugars/starches. I had one incredible dinner and then back on the wagon. Was only out of ketosis for...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-23-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 940
Posted By Weezy
I agree with the learning curve bit--I've been...

I agree with the learning curve bit--I've been doing it for a year now and continue to learn and tweak.

One thing that has helped me immensely is to track my fasting (a.m.) blood glucose--if it...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-23-2013, 11:15 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,200
Posted By Weezy
My sympathies to you on the loss of your beloved...

My sympathies to you on the loss of your beloved mom. She must have been a great mom to be remembered with such love.

You're smart that you're figuring all of this out while you're young; chances...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-23-2013, 11:08 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 10,200
Posted By Weezy
You said a mouthful there, Carolyn! After being...

You said a mouthful there, Carolyn! After being diagnosed with breast cancer last year, I started doing a ton of reading (mostly actual studies from PubMed--I have full access) and found out that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 09:15 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,639
Posted By Weezy
Hi emel...I can totally relate! I hated anything...

Hi emel...I can totally relate! I hated anything that wasn't sweet and when I started LC I hit the artificial sweeteners really hard. I used to put 3 packets of Sweetn'Low in each cuppa coffee!
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 09:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 851
Posted By Weezy
Oh geez...that age thing really messes us up and...

Oh geez...that age thing really messes us up and I feel for you!

The last time I did low carb I was 39 and lost 40 lbs in less than two months; THIS time when I started, I lost about 10 lbs. in...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 09:01 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,389
Posted By Weezy
Congratulations! That's a tough haul to get...

Congratulations! That's a tough haul to get through an evening like that...I bet you're feeing very good about your determination!

I second and third all the great ideas about really preparing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-23-2013, 08:52 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,310
Posted By Weezy
I've got to start trying fats in my teas....I...

I've got to start trying fats in my teas....I LOVE my BPC, but am trying to cut down on coffee for sleep reasons. I did try the chamomile with butter and it was VERY good...currently have some...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-20-2013, 10:19 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,921
Posted By Weezy
+1 on the having hungry and not hungry days. My...

+1 on the having hungry and not hungry days. My body seems to cycle that way--maybe yours does too.

However, I've personally discovered that I feel best when I eat pretty much NO carbs in the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-20-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 889
Posted By Weezy
On the rare occasions when I use a sweetener, I...

On the rare occasions when I use a sweetener, I often use either monkfruit liquid (with no added bad stuff--Walmart carries it in little bottles and a little goes a long way), PURE stevia with no...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-20-2013, 10:10 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,128
Posted By Weezy
Yes, I always count it. But carb counts in cream...

Yes, I always count it. But carb counts in cream can vary...if you're using a cream with stabilizers (carrageenan or whatever), the carb levels can be a bit higher. When I switched to a pure cream...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-19-2013, 06:19 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By Weezy
I won't even be able to touch 'em in...

I won't even be able to touch 'em in maintenance...I've made some great "fat bread" (basically eggs, fat, and macadamias), but I can binge even on that! Same with any healthy LC bread-ish...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-18-2013, 05:04 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 633
Posted By Weezy
so true about having to find your own way...and...

so true about having to find your own way...and what works for you now may not work for you later so you'll have to experiment some more to find what your body wants.

It seems to be a continuous...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-18-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,538
Posted By Weezy
I'm with you....I had to go truly ketogenic,...

I'm with you....I had to go truly ketogenic, raise my fat and lower my carbs to lose weight. I can stall or even gain weight by eating berries or too many veggies. My body LOVES fat! And BPC keeps...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-18-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Weezy
All the books by Uffe Ravnskov are good; his...

All the books by Uffe Ravnskov are good; his newest is "Ignore the Awkward."

Malcolm Kendrick's book, The Great Cholesterol Con, is also very good. He also has one on statin damages that is next...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-18-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,105
Posted By Weezy
I'll join in....I love seeing what others are...

I'll join in....I love seeing what others are eating and it DOES give one ideas! I'm pretty boring and have to be very careful of nut flours because they knock me out of ketosis.

Yesterday:
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-18-2013, 10:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,981
Posted By Weezy
A gourmet tonic? I've never heard of that...only...

A gourmet tonic? I've never heard of that...only know about Schweppes, but then I do NOT have an educated palate (which drives a couple of my foodie friends nuts). So where would I find such a...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 06-18-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,459
Posted By Weezy
Too much HWC causes me to stall; when I want to...

Too much HWC causes me to stall; when I want to try to start losing again, HWC is the first thing I cut; other dairy is the second. I think it's the carbs because I'm pretty carb intolerant,...
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