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Forum: JUDDD 08-22-2013, 12:19 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,858
Posted By Rhubarb
I meant to say something on the other forum and...

I meant to say something on the other forum and forgot. You look wonderful. (And I too had a picture in my mind of a sort of "Flo" character with a bee-hive. So funny.)

And I would never believe...
Forum: JUDDD 08-21-2013, 08:14 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,703
Posted By Rhubarb
I don't JUDD (I'm a low carber) but I read this...

I don't JUDD (I'm a low carber) but I read this forum religiously because everyone is so nice and supportive here. The lack of self-righteousness among the successful is especially refreshing and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-20-2013, 10:38 AM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rhubarb
I think I'm at a good weight. But after years of...

I think I'm at a good weight. But after years of disordered eating and strict low calorie dieting, that sort of comment really messes with my mind.

In fact, I think I'm going to have to take a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2013, 10:33 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rhubarb
Lulz. I wish I was such a quick thinker...

Lulz. I wish I was such a quick thinker...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 2,640
Posted By Rhubarb
I heard someone comment tonight that I am, in his...

I heard someone comment tonight that I am, in his words, a "porker".

I am 5'6.5" and weighed 126 pounds this morning.

I just didn't know what to say to that.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2013, 10:30 AM
Replies: 153
Views: 9,168
Posted By Rhubarb
I'm not crazy about the fatty cuts of beef, pork...

I'm not crazy about the fatty cuts of beef, pork and chicken, never have been. And coconut oil is something I can't go overboard on or I feel a little bilious. I do like the coconut butter though...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2013, 01:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 10,671
Posted By Rhubarb
Also FYI: you can immediately eliminate the...

Also FYI: you can immediately eliminate the "fishy" smell on all these noodles simply by squeezing lemon juice on them.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2013, 11:12 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,984
Posted By Rhubarb
This is very inspirational. You look great!

This is very inspirational. You look great!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2013, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,151
Posted By Rhubarb
I love the bubbles. It makes drinking all the...

I love the bubbles. It makes drinking all the water I need to drink a little bit easier for me.
I have a SodaStream which makes it very convenient.

Congratulations on your new adventure. ;)...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2013, 06:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,650
Posted By Rhubarb
Chalk it up to one of many diet lessons learned...

Chalk it up to one of many diet lessons learned and move on. If you get started right now, next year at this time you'll be a different person, lighter and healthier and happier. And next year's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2013, 09:35 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,321
Posted By Rhubarb
Just to chime in, first congratulations on trying...

Just to chime in, first congratulations on trying to figure out what's working and what isn't. A lot of people just throw up their hands and give up so the fact that you reached out for support and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2013, 09:12 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,377
Posted By Rhubarb
I usually get the Thai barbeque chicken. I go...

I usually get the Thai barbeque chicken. I go ahead and eat the skin even though it was obviously marinated in something sweet, but you could easily take it off.

I love Thai food, especially Thai...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2013, 11:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,181
Posted By Rhubarb
Congratulations! Imagine if you hadn't done this....

Congratulations! Imagine if you hadn't done this. Good for you.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2013, 11:39 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,665
Posted By Rhubarb
Yay! Congratulations!

Yay! Congratulations!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2013, 09:07 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,488
Posted By Rhubarb
I love them. I don't make them often anymore but...

I love them. I don't make them often anymore but sometimes I'm in the mood to eat with my hands and they're my go-to.

Thanks Cleo!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2013, 08:13 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,330
Posted By Rhubarb
Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you'll have great...

Welcome to the forum! I'm sure you'll have great success.

cheers ---
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2013, 08:03 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,302
Posted By Rhubarb
I think 8-10 pounds is what you can expect to...

I think 8-10 pounds is what you can expect to lose in 7 weeks at your weight. If you're lucky.

It looks like you're doing it right to me. If you haven't lost anything in the last couple of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,800
Posted By Rhubarb
:goodpost:

:goodpost:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2013, 09:14 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,143
Posted By Rhubarb
Congratulations! I've enjoyed reading your...

Congratulations! I've enjoyed reading your informative posts very much and hope you'll stay as prolific as you proceed on your weight loss journey.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,100
Posted By Rhubarb
I use an online tracker with a connected phone...

I use an online tracker with a connected phone app. I'm always online in one way or another so it's very easy. I've tracked my food for years so it's like second nature to me.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2013, 01:45 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,168
Posted By Rhubarb
You could switch to the liquid EZ-Sweetz which...

You could switch to the liquid EZ-Sweetz which has no carbs. It's sucralose, just like Splenda. You can get it on Netrition or some of the other online warehouse places.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-05-2013, 01:49 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,808
Posted By Rhubarb
Yeah, I eat more chicken and fish than beef or...

Yeah, I eat more chicken and fish than beef or pork too. It's just a personal preference. Unlike others here, for me the key to the hunger thing isn't fat one way or the other, it's carbs. As long...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-05-2013, 11:11 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,808
Posted By Rhubarb
I did WW for many years and kept my weight off...

I did WW for many years and kept my weight off with it. And I starved every single day. But I was very proud of myself for my discipline and smugly insisted to everyone I knew that being thin was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 25,662
Posted By Rhubarb
Oh no you di-unt...

Oh no you di-unt...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,003
Posted By Rhubarb
Exactly. I lived that way for years and felt...

Exactly. I lived that way for years and felt like a miserable obsessive the whole time. I don't eat after dinner anymore at all and I used to do exactly what you describe, going out to the kitchen...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 898
Posted By Rhubarb
I have thought many times when reading your posts...

I have thought many times when reading your posts how hard it must be for you to do both at the same time. I know that I couldn't have done a weight loss program when I was quitting smoking and I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 02:15 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 4,003
Posted By Rhubarb
For me it's what you said, Olive: appetite...

For me it's what you said, Olive: appetite suppression. Better than any diet pill. And over the years, I tried them all ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 11:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,164
Posted By Rhubarb
Welcome back Zombie --- and congratulations!...

Welcome back Zombie --- and congratulations! That's great news.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2013, 11:00 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,998
Posted By Rhubarb
Cream cheese muffins are my favorite LC sweet...

Cream cheese muffins are my favorite LC sweet snack/dessert. I just never get tired of them.

I also use almonds (salt and vinegar are a current favorite) parmesan crisps, almond butter...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-03-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,154
Posted By Rhubarb
Agreed. I think the physiological reasons for our...

Agreed. I think the physiological reasons for our overeating are often given short shrift, even on this board. Taubes, Volek, Phinney et al convinced me of this from the beginning and my personal...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-02-2013, 12:13 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,084
Posted By Rhubarb
Wow. What a wonderful accomplishment....

Wow. What a wonderful accomplishment. Congratulations!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-01-2013, 02:21 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,026
Posted By Rhubarb
An amazing accomplishment. Good for you!

An amazing accomplishment. Good for you!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2013, 01:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,408
Posted By Rhubarb
I've added it back in maintenance and it's worked...

I've added it back in maintenance and it's worked out well. I use the full fat or 2% Trader Joe's or Fage. In fact, I just had it for lunch with a small handful of walnuts.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-29-2013, 09:24 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 4,550
Posted By Rhubarb
You don't need any flour for chowder, actually. ...

You don't need any flour for chowder, actually. Just make the soup with all the ingredients you have and then once it's simmered and the veggies are soft, take out a few cups, blend it in the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2013, 05:58 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,667
Posted By Rhubarb
You look fantastic! Congratulations!

You look fantastic! Congratulations!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2013, 09:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 3,211
Posted By Rhubarb
Atkins maintenance. I climbed the carb ladder...

Atkins maintenance. I climbed the carb ladder and average about 35 net carbs a day, mostly from veggies and dairy. I still eat no sugar and do best when I avoid potatoes, wheat and rice most of the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2013, 01:51 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rhubarb
I'll ask about it. Thanks for the info. I...

I'll ask about it. Thanks for the info.

I have used the Sara Lee in my former WW life and found it worked fine. I'm out of the habit of eating bread but I have thought it would be nice to have a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2013, 09:55 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rhubarb
That's pretty much my diet too and I also drink...

That's pretty much my diet too and I also drink alcohol. I managed to lose 60 pounds in 9 months and another 7 in the past 3. (This was my first time on low carb so I know I can't expect to lose at...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-19-2013, 04:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,381
Posted By Rhubarb
If you have lost your appetite and this is a...

If you have lost your appetite and this is a typical day's diet, then I think the answer is probably that you underestimated your starting weight and this "gain" is just water weight due to --- who...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,105
Posted By Rhubarb
It's so interesting that you say that because...

It's so interesting that you say that because I've had the opposite reaction. I maintained my weight at around 115 for many years. (I'm 5'6") I thought I looked terrific even though I had close...
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