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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-13-2018, 07:23 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 407
Posted By Ronnie51
I’ve been eating romaine again. Time to stop....

I’ve been eating romaine again. Time to stop. Thanks for posting.
Forum: Women's Health 04-13-2018, 08:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Ronnie51
Back again, just sharing something very strange...

Back again, just sharing something very strange that happened to me while packing up our belongings for a move. Needless to say, I was lifting and pushing and bending and doing a lot of physical...
Forum: Women's Health 04-13-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 802
Posted By Ronnie51
Just throwing this out there. I've found as I...

Just throwing this out there. I've found as I get older that things that never bothered me in the past now cause pain and discomfort. I finally realized that the pain I was feeling under my breasts...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Ronnie51
She's your best friend. Too bad you live so far...

She's your best friend. Too bad you live so far apart. :sad:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2018, 06:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Ronnie51
Hi Karen! Are you and your twin identical? My...

Hi Karen! Are you and your twin identical? My sister and I are fraternal and we are opposites in every way possible. We don't even look like sisters! I'm into a healthier lifestyle and she's into...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-31-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I use the capsules and the bottle also smells...

I use the capsules and the bottle also smells strongly of vinegar. But I just hold my nose and swallow the capsule and can't taste anything. After this bottle is empty, I don't plan to buy it...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-28-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 700
Posted By Ronnie51
Yes, I'm 66 and have been low carbing since...

Yes, I'm 66 and have been low carbing since menopause not because of weight, but because I started having blood sugar issues. My body is in pretty good shape because of 35 years of consistent...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-27-2018, 06:40 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
BS was 85 this morning and I didn't take an ACV...

BS was 85 this morning and I didn't take an ACV supplement last night. I really don't think it matters if I take it or not as far as affecting my fasting BS.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-26-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I've taken an ACV supplement for the last two...

I've taken an ACV supplement for the last two nights and the foot and leg cramps have been bad, not the worst, but enough to wake me several times per night and force me to get up and walk around. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-26-2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
At first I couldn't handle the taste and smell...

At first I couldn't handle the taste and smell even when mixed in with my iced tea. But I've been using it in my salads and I'm now getting used to the smell and taste, so I may try drinking it...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-25-2018, 06:06 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Just reporting in....I remembered to take an ACV...

Just reporting in....I remembered to take an ACV supplement before I went to bed. Was plagued by leg and foot cramps all night long. On the other hand, my BS this morning was 87. So, on face...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-24-2018, 12:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I forgot to mention that I had a peppermint hard...

I forgot to mention that I had a peppermint hard candy after brunch so that may have affected my BS. Anyway, almost an hour later my BS is now 94. Not sure it's from the ACV supplement I had this...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-24-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Of course everyone is different, but I've read...

Of course everyone is different, but I've read people say they use 1 teaspoon, 1 tablespoon or 2 tablespoons. I was using 1 tablespoon. I took an ACV supplement this morning, then DH and I went out...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-24-2018, 07:04 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Hi PAC, I'm still taking it, although sometimes I...

Hi PAC, I'm still taking it, although sometimes I forget to take it before I go to bed. My leg and foot cramps have been quieter. I haven't had them throughout the night like I was experiencing...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-22-2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Leona, I ‘m glad it’s working out for you and...

Leona, I ‘m glad it’s working out for you and your DH!
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-22-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Interesting....my almost nightly leg cramps have...

Interesting....my almost nightly leg cramps have lightened up the past week since I've been using the ACV. I take a supplement in the morning, a tablespoon of Bragg's ACV in my salad with dinner,...
Forum: Thyroid 03-21-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,234
Posted By Ronnie51
So glad it was resolved and that the PG came...

So glad it was resolved and that the PG came through yet again! :)
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-16-2018, 04:19 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,003
Posted By Ronnie51
I do wish you good luck and good health, Carol!

I do wish you good luck and good health, Carol!
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-15-2018, 06:27 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,003
Posted By Ronnie51
That's quite a drop, Carol. I'm glad you found...

That's quite a drop, Carol. I'm glad you found something that works for you. :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-13-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I just bought a bottle of the supplements from...

I just bought a bottle of the supplements from Wegman's a few days ago. The label says they are 500 mg and to take 2 capsules 3X daily, but I've only been taking one capsule 3X per day (unless I...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-10-2018, 06:44 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Leona, how is your throat today? I took an ACV...

Leona, how is your throat today? I took an ACV capsule before bed and this morning my fasting BS was 84! The last time I had a fasting number that low was when I didn't eat for two days before my...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-09-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
It can be a minor irritation, but since you...

It can be a minor irritation, but since you haven't been drinking ACV on a regular basis, I'm sure it will be okay. I bought a bottle of supplements from Wegman's today; it wasn't the brand I...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-09-2018, 06:02 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I'm taking it....or I should say trying to take...

I'm taking it....or I should say trying to take it....for my blood sugar. Although, I didn't drink it last night and this morning my BS was 86, which is the best it's been in a while. Could be...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-08-2018, 06:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I just can't bring myself to drink it...

I just can't bring myself to drink it tonight.:sick: I'm going to the store tomorrow to look for ACV pills.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-08-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
After all my squawking about not being able to...

After all my squawking about not being able to stomach the ACV in my glass of iced tea, I read more about its blood sugar benefits so after breakfast I forced myself to drink a tablespoon in a taller...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-08-2018, 08:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I only used it one day and couldn't bring myself...

I only used it one day and couldn't bring myself to do it again the next day. I drank it in iced tea in the morning and at night, and with dinner I put a tablespoon of it in with my regular balsamic...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-07-2018, 04:43 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I can't continue to drink it, even a tablespoon...

I can't continue to drink it, even a tablespoon in a full glass of iced tea makes me gag. I'll have to look into ACV supplements.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-07-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I can't handle the smell or the taste.

I can't handle the smell or the taste.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 03-07-2018, 12:55 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
Okay, I tried drinking a tablespoon in a glass of...

Okay, I tried drinking a tablespoon in a glass of iced tea. I cannot handle it. What about ACV tablets?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-06-2018, 01:45 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I put a tablespoon of ACV in a glass of iced tea...

I put a tablespoon of ACV in a glass of iced tea and drank it. The tea managed to mask the taste of the vinegar which I'm glad about, but it was difficult to get past the smell of the vinegar. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-06-2018, 06:57 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I'm convinced by Cathy's post as well; I don't...

I'm convinced by Cathy's post as well; I don't need to lose weight but I do have blood sugar issues. Will try some in my iced tea.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-05-2018, 09:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,003
Posted By Ronnie51
I was diagnosed with prediabetes after menopause:...

I was diagnosed with prediabetes after menopause: I had normal fasting BS, but A1c was in prediabetic territory (high 5's). Now 9 years later, my A1c is the same but my fasting number is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-05-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 378
Posted By Ronnie51
I've heard of Zoloft causing weight gain, but I...

I've heard of Zoloft causing weight gain, but I believe there are other effective anti depressants that do not have this side effect. One I had heard of was Wellbutrin, I believe. Worth asking your...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-05-2018, 09:25 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,707
Posted By Ronnie51
I have an unopened bottle of Bragg's ACV in my...

I have an unopened bottle of Bragg's ACV in my refrigerator which I bought when DH was suffering from what we thought were gall bladder attacks. I read that a tablespoon in a glass of apple juice...
Forum: Diabetes 03-01-2018, 09:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By Ronnie51
Hmmm.....the Contour Next passed, but I have the...

Hmmm.....the Contour Next passed, but I have the Contour Next EZ. That one was not mentioned, so I guess it wasn't used in the study.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-28-2018, 06:21 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,726
Posted By Ronnie51
Years ago doctors always treated menopause like a...

Years ago doctors always treated menopause like a disease; my doctor put me on hormone replacement while I was still on birth control pills based on one blood test. She said I was in menopause. ...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 02-26-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
One more question....what does it help you with? ...

One more question....what does it help you with? I've read it's good for acid reflux and blood sugar control.
Forum: Diabetes 02-25-2018, 11:38 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,871
Posted By Ronnie51
Moving in the right direction, always a good...

Moving in the right direction, always a good thing.
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 02-25-2018, 07:10 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,282
Posted By Ronnie51
I've read that drinking ACV even with honey can...

I've read that drinking ACV even with honey can be irritating to the throat. Have you had any issues?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-23-2018, 01:17 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,726
Posted By Ronnie51
Throughout my entire adult life I weighed between...

Throughout my entire adult life I weighed between 120 and 125 lbs, didn't watch what I ate but was an avid exerciser (cardio and resistance training 5-6 days/week). After menopause, I started...
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