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Forum: South Beach Diet 02-25-2016, 06:48 AM
Replies: 331
Views: 29,784
Posted By Spod
Hey all! Checking back in after a long time away....

Hey all! Checking back in after a long time away. I broke my toe and hurt my back at the end of last summer. That's coupled with some health issues my poor baby boy was having put me off both the gym...
Forum: South Beach Diet 07-07-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Just my two cents, but Olive Garden will be very...

Just my two cents, but Olive Garden will be very difficult. They add sugar to everything and were pretty much voted most unhealthy chain restaurant. You would have better luck with a place like...
Forum: South Beach Diet 07-05-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hi all, happy 4th! So I guess I'm Becoming an...

Hi all, happy 4th! So I guess I'm
Becoming an ok-ish runner. I ran my first 5k on the 4th and finished in 33 minutes. Not exactly super speedy, but I'll take it! It was a lot of fun. Anyway, I'm...
Forum: South Beach Diet 07-01-2015, 05:11 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Great idea buckhuntress. I never thought of how...

Great idea buckhuntress. I never thought of how one makes teriyaki! I suppose it's not too big of a deal since I'm still losing with it, but it's nice to substitute with less carbs too. Last night I...
Forum: South Beach Diet 06-29-2015, 04:39 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hi all, just popping in to report that I'm...

Hi all, just popping in to report that I'm chugging along. 2 pounds off from having lost 40 and feeling good! Does anyone else have one whole week a month that you lose zero weight? Every month this...
Forum: South Beach Diet 06-14-2015, 05:57 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
hey all! hope everyone is having a nice weekend....

hey all! hope everyone is having a nice weekend. just checking in - it's been a busy week around here, but a good one! I'm excited to report a few things:
1) I am officially back to my butt-kicking...
Forum: South Beach Diet 06-05-2015, 06:45 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hi everyone! I'm happy to report that I'm in...

Hi everyone! I'm happy to report that I'm in better spirits now (thanks breakaway girl!). The scale is creeping down and I'm down 31+, so that's nice. I very unrealistically am hoping to be down a...
Forum: South Beach Diet 06-01-2015, 11:29 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hey all! Ok week here - scale is standing still...

Hey all! Ok week here - scale is standing still for now, but it can't always be dropping I suppose. Went running twice and worked out with my trainer. The usual. I did my first Fitbit challenge which...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-28-2015, 05:45 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Blue Eyes, I'm so sorry to hear your father is...

Blue Eyes, I'm so sorry to hear your father is having health issues. I can't imagine how difficult it must be for you to support him and keep on track with your goals. Wishing him a speedy recovery....
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-26-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I had...

Hope everyone had a great holiday weekend! I had a woosh week and lost a good chunk, putting me at about 2.5 months and 28 lbs down, yay! I'm wondering of the weekly run is making a difference in my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-21-2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By Spod
Yes, SB definitely allows for a much higher net...

Yes, SB definitely allows for a much higher net carb amount. There's no hard and fast limit, but you can set your own threshold once you know what works for you or just use the allowable food list...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-20-2015, 06:26 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By Spod
Ok after 1 day of lemon water, I dropped another...

Ok after 1 day of lemon water, I dropped another .6 lbs. so maybe it does work!! Prepping for my town weight loss challenge AM weigh in tomorrow. Excited to hopefully win this month. But there's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-19-2015, 01:39 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,612
Posted By Spod
Thanks NewOldLC! Looks like we're on a similar...

Thanks NewOldLC! Looks like we're on a similar weight loss trajectory, but you're about 2 months ahead of me. Congrats on your loss! Are you finding your loss slowing down? After my first baby I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-19-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,612
Posted By Spod
Mussels in white wine sauce and a Caesar salad -...

Mussels in white wine sauce and a Caesar salad - had it last night and yum! Woke up having lost another pound - yay
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-19-2015, 04:53 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Thanks Wiz! Despite eating 2 dinners in a row...

Thanks Wiz! Despite eating 2 dinners in a row out, I'm down another pound and am now down 25.5, hooray! Good birthday accomplishment. Thank God for my LC standby - white wine mussels and salad
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-18-2015, 04:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By Spod
Did anyone read in the lobby about using a lemon...

Did anyone read in the lobby about using a lemon water to flush out retained water? I'm going to try it out this week. I was very good during my birthday week, but had a steak yesterday and I suspect...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-17-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,631
Posted By Spod
Caffeine does it to me! Are you drinking coffee?...

Caffeine does it to me! Are you drinking coffee? Perhaps on a more regimented diet you feel the effects of caffeine more than before?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-17-2015, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,029
Posted By Spod
I hate to say it, but I tried it last year and it...

I hate to say it, but I tried it last year and it wasn't that great bc the dumb hemployees messed up both orders my sister and I placed. They aren't used to making those items often :(
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-17-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Hey all! Sorry didnt reply about NSV Blue Eyes -...

Hey all! Sorry didnt reply about NSV Blue Eyes - it's been a busy week with my kiddo's birthday and my own today. I managed to make it through the week very well and just had a small lick of my mom's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-10-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,954
Posted By Spod
Truffle salt!!

Truffle salt!!
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-08-2015, 06:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By Spod
Yes! Salt will make you retain water and it will...

Yes! Salt will make you retain water and it will look like weight. I have a scale with water % which I use to understand when I'm retaining fluids. After a salty day, I retain 1-2 lbs water and it...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-07-2015, 01:24 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
I wish I could run, Wiz! I always injure my...

I wish I could run, Wiz! I always injure my meniscus, even when I'm at a healthy weight. I love it, but it doesn't love me back :) im so jealous of all you runners. I had a great session with my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-06-2015, 01:23 PM
Replies: 728
Views: 102,523
Posted By Spod
I have had to tighten my baby carrier every week...

I have had to tighten my baby carrier every week since restarting my diet and am down 1 whole Jean size in 7 weeks! Yayyy
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-06-2015, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,602
Posted By Spod
I have no issue finding other SF treats that have...

I have no issue finding other SF treats that have very minimal net carbs, so I'm fine forgoing Rita's. I suppose it depends on what plan you follow and what sugar alcohols you can tolerate. But for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-06-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,602
Posted By Spod
WOW! Thank you for posting the net carbs. That's...

WOW! Thank you for posting the net carbs. That's insanely high IMO. I will be skipping them for now, while I need to lose lose lose :)
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-05-2015, 06:31 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Have a great trip, Wiz! Just popping in to report...

Have a great trip, Wiz! Just popping in to report an awesome NSV I just realized. I walk my son to school a few times a week and carry my 8 month old in a carrier. Well, today it dawned on me that's...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-05-2015, 06:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,667
Posted By Spod
The same thing happened to me! Lost 0 during week...

The same thing happened to me! Lost 0 during week 3, but started losing 2.5/week ever since. It sucks waiting it out, but it's really just a waiting game til your body catches up and adjusts.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-05-2015, 04:45 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 6,602
Posted By Spod
Sugar Free Rita's Water Ice

What are your thoughts on Rita's Sugar Free Water Ice? At face value, the carb count is HIGH, but does anyone know the actual amount that's made of sugar alcohols? Yes, I know sugar alcohols aren't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-05-2015, 04:34 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,488
Posted By Spod
I consume about 50-60 net per day, about 80-90...

I consume about 50-60 net per day, about 80-90 total. It's all veggies, RF dairy, small amounts of SF sweets. The first time I followed this plan I lost 53 lbs in ~6 months (had a baby and gained it...
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-04-2015, 11:47 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Congrats, Blue Eyes! Sounds like a great start...

Congrats, Blue Eyes! Sounds like a great start for you :) I've been really counting calories, fat and sodium, which I know isn't supposed to be done on SB, but it keeps me really in line and helps....
Forum: South Beach Diet 05-03-2015, 05:59 PM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Sounds like a lovely trip to the city, Wiz! It's...

Sounds like a lovely trip to the city, Wiz! It's such a great time of year to go in. I'm very lucky to live 2 blocks to the train and a quick 30 to Penn, but don't get there nearly often enough! I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-25-2015, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By Spod
Thanks for all the helpful feedback :)

Thanks for all the helpful feedback :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-24-2015, 01:16 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,209
Posted By Spod
Cheat to jumpstart weight loss

Hey all! So I'm over a month in on another round of LC to lose baby weight and am doing great so far. My question is, if you allowed yourself a cheat snack or meal to jumpstart your metabolism a bit,...
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-23-2015, 11:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Thanks Wiz! I'm in a town-wide 5 month health and...

Thanks Wiz! I'm in a town-wide 5 month health and fitness competition and just found out I got second place this month for 5.3% weight loss. I'll take it! I think I get some free Zumba classes lol ...
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-23-2015, 05:02 AM
Replies: 202
Views: 26,260
Posted By Spod
Just checking in here to say hi! After a full...

Just checking in here to say hi! After a full month plus a few days, I'm down 17 pounds, yay! I am officially gym-sore every day again and my kids feel like lead balloons to lift, but I feel much...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-21-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,079
Posted By Spod
Just restarted 1 month ago and lost 16 but diet...

Just restarted 1 month ago and lost 16 but diet was coupled with personal training 2x/week and intense cardio 2x/week.
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-16-2015, 12:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Spod
Thank you, that's so nice of you! Sorry if I...

Thank you, that's so nice of you! Sorry if I wasn't clear (all my typos didn't help), I usually aim to eat 4 cups of veggies daily and it helps. I believe the latest SB book recos 4 cups daily. You...
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-16-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Spod
Ps, just make aure you eat enough veggies! What...

Ps, just make aure you eat enough veggies! What you posted may not have enough calories for the day. I am for 4cup veggies a day and went from 237-185 in 6 months following this. I'm just relosing...
Forum: South Beach Diet 04-16-2015, 07:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,419
Posted By Spod
Breakfast: 1 egg, 3 egg whites Grilled...

Breakfast:
1 egg, 3 egg whites
Grilled onions, mushrooms, grape tomatoes and crumbled feta cheese
1 slice center cut bacon
2 cups coffee with 1 tablespoon creamer

Lunch
Mahi mahi burger
2...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 04-15-2015, 03:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,346
Posted By Spod
And of course I woke up and lost another almost 2...

And of course I woke up and lost another almost 2 pounds :)
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