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Forum: Diabetes 02-23-2016, 01:54 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,727
Posted By gotsomeold
A1c tests don't require fasting. They are an...

A1c tests don't require fasting. They are an approximation of cumulative sugar scarring on red blood cells and are influenced by a lot of factors (like how long your personal RBCs live and whether...
Forum: JUDDD 02-23-2016, 04:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,190
Posted By gotsomeold
How long were you on JUDDD for? Started...

How long were you on JUDDD for?
Started 1/1/2012 at 175. Called goal sometime around 9/15/2012 at 130. Finally figured out how to stop losing about two weeks later at 125.
I kept having DDs, at...
Forum: Diabetes 02-22-2016, 07:10 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By gotsomeold
Sorry for posting and vanishing - in the middle...

Sorry for posting and vanishing - in the middle of a family emergency.

I can't remember where I first encountered physiologic insulin resistance. That was a long time ago. I know I read about it...
Forum: Diabetes 02-16-2016, 05:11 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,649
Posted By gotsomeold
I use the relion prime meter from Wally-world. I...

I use the relion prime meter from Wally-world. I check it against my doctor's office periodically and, so far, the two have been consistent well within the margin of error.

I like the blood sugar...
Forum: Thyroid 01-15-2016, 03:06 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,970
Posted By gotsomeold
I drink coffee all day long and my tummy is flat....

I drink coffee all day long and my tummy is flat. I think this, like so many things, depends on the individual's metabolism.

If your belly used to be flat, menopause and thyroid sound like more...
Forum: JUDDD 01-13-2016, 03:01 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,019
Posted By gotsomeold
I was all-or-nothing and a binge eater. JUDDD...

I was all-or-nothing and a binge eater. JUDDD taught me so much. I live in a calm, middle place now. At peace. With food. With myself.

Oh, and I am well into year four at and below goal. ...
Forum: Diabetes 01-13-2016, 01:39 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,649
Posted By gotsomeold
You have probably already seen your doctor. But,...

You have probably already seen your doctor. But, I am also not a fan of forcing the pancreas to release insulin. Results are just too random - as you are experiencing with those lows.

Please let...
Forum: Diabetes 01-03-2016, 02:50 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 5,649
Posted By gotsomeold
An elderly parent (91) emergency completely...

An elderly parent (91) emergency completely blasted Christmas and New Year's Eve into sleeping on a Murphy bed in hospital. Father is in rehab/skilled nursing doing his exercises, applying himself...
Forum: JUDDD 12-12-2015, 10:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,767
Posted By gotsomeold
If I was hungry on DD, I ate. If I wasn't I...

If I was hungry on DD, I ate. If I wasn't I didn't. My only goal was to keep to my planned calories. I lost 50 pounds with one stall on the scale (lost 11 inches while the scale did nothing...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-28-2015, 06:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,377
Posted By gotsomeold
Have you lost weight since going Keto? My body...

Have you lost weight since going Keto? My body seemed to find it's ideal weight and tends to stay there. And my BG levels approach 'normal' except when my body is under stress (like a tooth abscess...
Forum: Diabetes 11-25-2015, 03:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,241
Posted By gotsomeold
In addition to reading and thinking about Dr B, I...

In addition to reading and thinking about Dr B, I encourage you to go to the Blood Sugar 101 website and do a lot of reading.

In the How To Lower Your Blood Sugar section, you will find a...
Forum: JUDDD 11-21-2015, 03:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,515
Posted By gotsomeold
After awhile eating IF, many people do enter a...

After awhile eating IF, many people do enter a form of ketosis ..... even if they are not eating LC. It seems to be a different ketosis than that invoked by LC. I think there are three classes of...
Forum: Diabetes 11-15-2015, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,382
Posted By gotsomeold
It is called Physiological Insulin Resistance...

It is called Physiological Insulin Resistance (PIR). It happens because there are certain, critical cells in our brains (and maybe other organs) that can only function with glucose as their energy...
Forum: JUDDD 10-21-2015, 01:44 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,440
Posted By gotsomeold
Good morning on the first day of freedom! ...

Good morning on the first day of freedom!

About testing. I was looking around. On the Stop The Thyroid Madness website I found a blog with an entry, Optimal Lab Values, that has a list of many...
Forum: JUDDD 10-20-2015, 01:59 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,440
Posted By gotsomeold
Fingers, toes, eyes, butt cheeks crossed for the...

Fingers, toes, eyes, butt cheeks crossed for the new job!

Have a great time off!
Forum: JUDDD 10-19-2015, 09:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 927
Posted By gotsomeold
Fascinating and thought-provoking. Hmmmm,...

Fascinating and thought-provoking.

Hmmmm, I wonder how much Chard balances not-too-many-oxylates with just-enough-alpha-glucosidase-suppression. VERY thought-provoking.
Forum: JUDDD 10-18-2015, 04:11 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,887
Posted By gotsomeold
VANILLA!!! I am SO glad I had time to visit...

VANILLA!!!

I am SO glad I had time to visit this forum!

After years of wailing 'Something is wrong! Won't anybody help me?!?!' You got an answer! And it is an answer that actually makes...
Forum: JUDDD 10-18-2015, 03:58 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 5,440
Posted By gotsomeold
(((Carly!))) I have three thoughts - all...

(((Carly!)))

I have three thoughts - all semi-related:
Stress, sounds like you are under toxic stress. Been there. Know THAT throws the whole body off!

Have you had a complete Thyroid panel...
Forum: JUDDD 10-17-2015, 04:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,171
Posted By gotsomeold
LOL, I have not posted in months. And, first...

LOL, I have not posted in months. And, first visit in a looong time, I find Yam-Yam!

I am so sad you have been dealing with medical issues. But glad your current doctor realized something...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2015, 05:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 998
Posted By gotsomeold
Anecdotally, on several diabetes forums, I have...

Anecdotally, on several diabetes forums, I have seen people comment that once they adjusted their eating to maintain BG below 140 mg/dl they lost weight.

I have had no difficulty maintaining my...
Forum: JUDDD 05-31-2015, 02:08 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,247
Posted By gotsomeold
(((Suze))) When I was losing, changing DD...

(((Suze)))

When I was losing, changing DD calorie levels actually helped my weight loss. I just had to remember that a 'high' DD was not 2000 calories (I changed UD calorie levels too - but a...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-27-2015, 06:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,346
Posted By gotsomeold
Just saw this. Your family is in my prayers.

Just saw this.

Your family is in my prayers.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 05-27-2015, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 7,866
Posted By gotsomeold
If I am reading this correctly, congratulations...

If I am reading this correctly, congratulations on having the tests! And on having the test verify what your body's reaction to foods had already confirmed.

I hope you are continuing to feel...
Forum: JUDDD 05-27-2015, 01:45 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,743
Posted By gotsomeold
Wonderful news! I am glad you found the eating...

Wonderful news! I am glad you found the eating pattern your body needs.
Forum: JUDDD 05-27-2015, 01:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,293
Posted By gotsomeold
Very insightful and thought-provoking, the 'not...

Very insightful and thought-provoking, the 'not caring' idea.

I remember thinking (occasionally screaming) "I don't want to have to do this any more!"

When that happens I always find a way to...
Forum: JUDDD 05-27-2015, 01:16 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,571
Posted By gotsomeold
Hellooo and welcome back Vicky!

Hellooo and welcome back Vicky!
Forum: JUDDD 04-26-2015, 07:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,399
Posted By gotsomeold
I was LCHF when I jumped to JUDDD. Because carbs...

I was LCHF when I jumped to JUDDD. Because carbs traditionally trigger terrible cravings in me, I remained LC/DD and LCHF/UD until I felt JUDDD change my system (happened Wednesday of week 4 - on...
Forum: JUDDD 04-24-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,676
Posted By gotsomeold
Because of lifestyle choices (lots of vacations)...

Because of lifestyle choices (lots of vacations) I took breaks where I watched what I ate but did not rotate every six weeks to two months. After the first break I never gained weight on break. I...
Forum: JUDDD 04-19-2015, 12:55 PM
Replies: 132
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Posted By gotsomeold
Joining the cheering multitudes! Welcome...

Joining the cheering multitudes!

Welcome back PJ. :heart: You were very sorely missed!
Forum: JUDDD 04-05-2015, 03:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By gotsomeold
I'm glad you found a reason. And sorry it is a...

I'm glad you found a reason. And sorry it is a lingering virus - those really take a toll!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-31-2015, 02:00 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By gotsomeold
Hello Kimberly! Welcome aboard!

Hello Kimberly!

Welcome aboard!
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-31-2015, 04:51 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,122
Posted By gotsomeold
In 2012 I lost 50 pounds and resolved insulin...

In 2012 I lost 50 pounds and resolved insulin resistance on a different form of ketogenic WOE, intermittent fasting. For most of 2013 I could eat anything and maintain the weight loss with no...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-31-2015, 03:07 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,536
Posted By gotsomeold
75/20/5 Of total food ingested, 75% of...

75/20/5

Of total food ingested, 75% of calories came from fats, 20% protein, and 5% from carbs.

Jenny, you are absolutely rocking! I bet parts of your body are already drafting 'thank you'...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-31-2015, 03:03 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,753
Posted By gotsomeold
I can't eat much coconut oil. I measure and eat...

I can't eat much coconut oil. I measure and eat butter when I am in a hurry. Or put extra HWC in coffee or tea. Or make BPC/BPTea with butter, HWC.

Pre-make then freeze fat bombs is my fave ....
Forum: Diabetes 03-28-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,054
Posted By gotsomeold
You probably had a stronger insulin response in...

You probably had a stronger insulin response in 2006.

Did you have a C-Peptide test? Did the doctor talk about how much insulin your pancreas is producing?

I'm not on medication and cannot...
Forum: Diabetes 03-28-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,567
Posted By gotsomeold
I think it depends on the individual and on what...

I think it depends on the individual and on what is consumed.

If I eat a low fat meal, like a salad with meat, I spike at about an hour. And my BG returns to baseline (pre-meal) in about two...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 03-27-2015, 05:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,526
Posted By gotsomeold
Something convinced your liver that you needed...

Something convinced your liver that you needed glucose. Maybe the act of eating and not seeing the BG response it expected? So it transformed some of it's stored glycogen into glucose and sent it...
Forum: JUDDD 03-23-2015, 05:35 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,982
Posted By gotsomeold
Hey, life pulled me away from the computer all...

Hey, life pulled me away from the computer all weekend (so un-natural for moi).

Figuring out your best maintenance pattern is highly individual. If you search this subforum, you will find lots of...
Forum: Diabetes 03-21-2015, 09:30 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 979
Posted By gotsomeold
T2, insulin resistant, and LCHF diet controlled...

T2, insulin resistant, and LCHF diet controlled here.

I think we each have to find our own definition of what level of control we can achieve...with or without medications.

I test FBG, before...
Forum: JUDDD 03-21-2015, 04:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,554
Posted By gotsomeold
Could be lactose. Could be grains/gluten. Could...

Could be lactose. Could be grains/gluten. Could be half a bowl of snack was all you really needed and your bod was stressed dealing with the volume that late at night. Could be you were having...
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