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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-10-2015, 02:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,514
Posted By rubidoux
Holy cow, typeoneg, you're my diet twin! I drink...

Holy cow, typeoneg, you're my diet twin! I drink iced coffee w HWC during the day and usually have my first food of the day sometime between 7 and 9. I usually only have that one meal but sometimes...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-11-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,276
Posted By rubidoux
Yeah, I don't think I'd be worried about this if...

Yeah, I don't think I'd be worried about this if I didn't have reason to be worried. I'm totally willing to give up my aspartame habit because I had to give up diet coke anyway. I do wish that I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-11-2014, 01:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,276
Posted By rubidoux
Thank you!!! :D I have lurked a couple of times...

Thank you!!! :D I have lurked a couple of times and came back yesterday bc I was thinking about posting a GOAL thread (just hit 130 yesterday!) but figured it is not nearly as fun w/o pictures,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2014, 11:56 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,276
Posted By rubidoux
I drink a lot of flavored water and I think it's...

I drink a lot of flavored water and I think it's actually really helped a lot in getting to goal. I don't feel great about having a lot of aspartame, so I mostly use the splenda ones. Aspartame is...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-18-2014, 03:48 PM
Replies: 110
Views: 21,159
Posted By rubidoux
I have been doing this on and off for a long...

I have been doing this on and off for a long time. I try to be *on* all the time, but in the past I have fallen *off* quite a bit. I am trying to turn over a new leaf, though and stay ON. I've...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 01-16-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 777
Posted By rubidoux
anyone bought/used the powdered pure sucralose?

I just got some from amazon and I'm intimidated! I think it's supposed to be the equivalent of something like 20 or 50 pounds of sugar in what looks like well under 1 cup of powder. :eek: I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-16-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,081
Posted By rubidoux
I think you will be very successful. :) I...

I think you will be very successful. :) I started, I think, a million times but it wasn't until I got to feeling like it sounds like you do that I started and continued. And I have no doubt that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-16-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,543
Posted By rubidoux
Omg, strawberries get me into terrible trouble,...

Omg, strawberries get me into terrible trouble, esp if they're really good ones. I have binged on them several times. :( And Fage or the like, can't handle it, I over eat every single time. One...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-12-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,209
Posted By rubidoux
I just really hope that you had some kerrygold on...

I just really hope that you had some kerrygold on that raisin bread. Ohhhh, that sounds like heaven! I'm impressed that you're back in the saddle so fast. It's like it never happened!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 09:53 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,045
Posted By rubidoux
Woo hoo! You really are an inspiration! ...

Woo hoo! You really are an inspiration! Congratulations!!!

I'm worried about your sinus infection. :( It has been a good long time, hasn't it? Were your surgeries sinus-related? Do the docs...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 09:27 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 2,218
Posted By rubidoux
Dorcas, I love your new pic! You looks so slim! ...

Dorcas, I love your new pic! You looks so slim! :)

And :hiya: to Cfine!

I think I'm right around 42 pounds for 2013. I'm not sure what I started at. I've been holding pretty steady since...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-12-2013, 12:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By rubidoux
Thank you! And ITA about Dr. Atkins! I think he...

Thank you! And ITA about Dr. Atkins! I think he is a hero. :) But the truth of the matter is that my diet is not really Atkins as I hardly eat any veg at all and I really limit my protein. But I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By rubidoux
Well... I think it is at least as descriptive as...

Well... I think it is at least as descriptive as "low carb". I do eat very few carbs, but if I say that I eat 85% fat, then I'm not sure how they're gonna get around imagining that I eat almost...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By rubidoux
Actually it's funny, while I want to make a good...

Actually it's funny, while I want to make a good impression for my woe, I don't actually have a name for it. I never say Atkins anymore, though for years I thought of it as Atkins, or even low carb....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 04:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 705
Posted By rubidoux
That's a good idea about testing them. My dog...

That's a good idea about testing them. My dog food comes in a 50 pound bag, but I don't think it would stand up on the scale... I'll have to think of something I know the weight of.

I totally...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 04:47 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,271
Posted By rubidoux
pressure to be a low carb poster child?

I feel pressure to do well and have good results on LC bc I want to prove to anyone who's paying attention that it is a healthy way of eating. Of course, there are very few, if any, people paying...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 03:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,216
Posted By rubidoux
I like the broth idea! Also, I think Good Earth...

I like the broth idea! Also, I think Good Earth tea (no caf) would be yummy.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-11-2013, 03:21 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,925
Posted By rubidoux
I want a cold brew "system" for making coffee. ...

I want a cold brew "system" for making coffee. :) I'm able to cold brew w stuff that's just lying around my kitchen anyway, but it would be less mess and headache w a system.

And all new pans....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-06-2013, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 814
Posted By rubidoux
I'd at least use SF margarita mix and diet 7-up. ...

I'd at least use SF margarita mix and diet 7-up. There may be other changes you can make to lower the carbs.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-06-2013, 07:27 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,797
Posted By rubidoux
I've been thinking of experimenting w miso... ...

I've been thinking of experimenting w miso... What do you put in your b'fast miso? And do you recommend a particular brand?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-06-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 971
Posted By rubidoux
If you are losing w/o worrying about counting fat...

If you are losing w/o worrying about counting fat and protein, I'd say don't worry about it. If the weightloss slows down you can try either counting calories OR protein. For the most part, I count...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-05-2013, 01:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,012
Posted By rubidoux
I agree that it is easier to just go for the...

I agree that it is easier to just go for the ketosis. If it were possible for me to eat 25 carbs per meal I probably never would have gained. Without the energy and appetite suppression of ketosis...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-04-2013, 09:22 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,417
Posted By rubidoux
I think 99% is in my head, and that may be a...

I think 99% is in my head, and that may be a little bit related to the chemicals coursing through my body. :stars: Sometimes I feel as if I'm at their mercy, but in fact, I think those chemicals do...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2013, 08:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,227
Posted By rubidoux
I had a cousin who, as a toddler, would put away...

I had a cousin who, as a toddler, would put away whole sticks of butter if you weren't watching.

I buy my kerrygold butter at costco and it's only six bucks for 3 of the blocks. I mostly feed...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2013, 08:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 639
Posted By rubidoux
This made me think of Beck, too. :) Beck didn't...

This made me think of Beck, too. :) Beck didn't fix me, I'm still struggling, but it did give me a few tools that do help. I think the first step in her program is to make a list of the reasons...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2013, 04:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 940
Posted By rubidoux
ITA with not giving up. And, Taryl, I'm in a...

ITA with not giving up. And, Taryl, I'm in a similar place, been gaining and losing the same 8 pounds since July. But I am trying really hard to keep myself in the game, keeping on keeping on even...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2013, 04:01 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,076
Posted By rubidoux
I avoid it like the plague. My digestion works a...

I avoid it like the plague. My digestion works a lot better without.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-02-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By rubidoux
This is me exactly. I haven't managed breakfast...

This is me exactly. I haven't managed breakfast w/o binging in ages. It just sets me on a bad course. Right now I'm sick w a cold and I've got some really yummy spicey taco soup in the fridge that...
Forum: Other Plans 12-02-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 4,365
Posted By rubidoux
I did all meat, ate the same thing every day for...

I did all meat, ate the same thing every day for five months a couple of years ago, lost 40 pounds and loved it. But then I just hit a wall one day and couldn't do it anymore. Now I think I was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-30-2013, 06:59 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,776
Posted By rubidoux
For me, it doesn't help. I have this problem,...

For me, it doesn't help. I have this problem, which I guess is not particularly common (I'd be curious to hear if there're others, I know there's one other person here who's said it is an issue for...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-29-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,327
Posted By rubidoux
I'm happy you're feeling better! I hope, though,...

I'm happy you're feeling better! I hope, though, that you don't think it's the jello. I'm putting my money on the broth and time. I think you are just getting over the virus.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 11-07-2013, 09:01 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By rubidoux
Thanks, you guys! You are probably right...

Thanks, you guys!

You are probably right that I should be supplementing, Taryl. I'm gonna use your post as a shopping list. :)

And, mimosa, I am at high risk for low thyroid and was told...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-07-2013, 02:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 924
Posted By rubidoux
Hey, flagman! Good to have you back! Don't feel...

Hey, flagman! Good to have you back! Don't feel blue! You should be celebrating bc you have just gotten through the hardest part. And the weight will continue to go down. For me, it has felt so...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-07-2013, 12:22 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,168
Posted By rubidoux
I'm excited about this! Maybe people will...

I'm excited about this! Maybe people will finally stop eating margarine. lol
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 11-06-2013, 08:24 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,496
Posted By rubidoux
anyone have adrenal fatigue?

I think I might. I feel like I haven't been able to get on top of anything since I took the bar exam at the end of july. And I am never well rested, and seemingly could sleep indefinitely. :sad:
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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-05-2013, 08:17 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,654
Posted By rubidoux
If I have grain, it is usually corn. IMO, it's...

If I have grain, it is usually corn. IMO, it's the lesser of those evils you listed. I have found that if I eat grain but stay gluten free, its easier for me to get back on plan and I don't tend to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-05-2013, 08:13 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,051
Posted By rubidoux
My mother is visiting in november but leaving...

My mother is visiting in november but leaving before thanksgiving, so I can't figure out whether we will do a big meal while she's here or wait till t'giving, or maybe do both. Gah! But, on the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2013, 11:44 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,178
Posted By rubidoux
Yes! Add fat! When I did meat and egg, I ate...

Yes! Add fat! When I did meat and egg, I ate almost the same thing every day. For a long time I had two meals, as much bacon as I wanted at around 1:30 and then two burger patties w 2 slices of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2013, 08:46 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,827
Posted By rubidoux
Fer real? I'm intrigued! I'm...

Fer real? I'm intrigued!



I'm jealous! I've tried so hard to like it black.

I drink mine iced w a generous amount of HWC. If I'm at Starbucks, sometimes I'll get SF mocha syrup in it,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-04-2013, 08:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,997
Posted By rubidoux
Ugh. Me, too. :( I am having a hard time...

Ugh. Me, too. :( I am having a hard time putting even two or three low carb days together in a row lately. About a week ago I was still feeling great and *thin* (for me). I was at least managing...
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