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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-13-2016, 12:30 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,420
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Well, shopping was fun. Really easy. Not...

Well, shopping was fun. Really easy.

Not all my physical issues went away as far as appearance, but it was a big improvement.

Everything was easier - all activity and even chores. Just not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-11-2016, 04:34 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,617
Posted By Arctic_Mama
The acetic acid is the effective ingredient, so...

The acetic acid is the effective ingredient, so red wine, cider, white, even rice vinegar works fine.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-06-2016, 03:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,636
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Watching the weight come off IS fun and...

Watching the weight come off IS fun and motivating. But here's the rub - the weight loss phase is the shortest part of this whole journey. There will be stalls, and worse, there will come a day...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-27-2016, 04:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,209
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I always get a fajita with no tortillas, and sub...

I always get a fajita with no tortillas, and sub in a big side salad for the rice and beans. Extra guac and sour cream makes it good. It's higher carb than I'd eat on a daily basis but still nice...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-26-2016, 05:34 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 935
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Add Nu Salt into your diet, you can even...

Add Nu Salt into your diet, you can even encapsulate it yourself if you want but it is a dirt cheap way to get enough potassium. Mushrooms, avocados, and the like are also super helpful, but that is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2016, 07:51 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,623
Posted By Arctic_Mama
If it works for you then go for it. There are...

If it works for you then go for it. There are definite benefits to not having pasta, fruit, or any cheat meals since current research is showing it can affect your ketone output for up to three...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2016, 07:48 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,909
Posted By Arctic_Mama
That's pretty much exactly what I do and now I...

That's pretty much exactly what I do and now I can't stand milk in my tea. Cream please! It takes so much less to get the same milky flavor with more smoothness to boot and just one drop of liquid...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2016, 02:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Good luck with the plan! I can do about 50 total...

Good luck with the plan! I can do about 50 total per day and still nurse, and that keeps me from defaulting to junk since it's still limited 'enough'. I just add in berries and squashes and that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-25-2016, 12:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 587
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Well does six in nine years count? My last...

Well does six in nine years count? My last little guy is eighteen months old and I'm 20 weeks with my sixth who is due sometime around the new year.

If it makes you feel better I've never lost...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-24-2016, 10:11 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 28,114
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Doing good here, maybe slightly higher on total...

Doing good here, maybe slightly higher on total carbs than I'd like (I'm keeping net under 20 and total under 30, but I've been closer to 40 total grams the last two days). Fasting is going well...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-24-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,406
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I wouldn't worry then, as long as there is no...

I wouldn't worry then, as long as there is no physiological reason you'd have trouble with insulin or medications that could cause issues with blood sugar or insulin management. You need to be up...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-24-2016, 03:15 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,406
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Are you diabetic, type one or two, and on any...

Are you diabetic, type one or two, and on any blood sugar lowering medicine?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-23-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,109
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I always just assume I've been lurking on and off...

I always just assume I've been lurking on and off long enough over the years that everyone knows me :lol:

I'm Taryl, and after squaring away the worst of my random health issues from the last two...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-23-2016, 12:57 PM
Replies: 488
Views: 28,114
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Getting off the alcohol was a good idea on...

Getting off the alcohol was a good idea on multiple levels - it's not easy to break those dependencies!

I'll join in - I'm pregnant so my weight low is masked by an increasingly bigger baby, but I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-22-2016, 08:28 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,175
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Welcome back! For various reasons I think a lot...

Welcome back! For various reasons I think a lot of us ebb and flow, but I take it as a testimony to the success of this way of eating that we tend to find our way back after sabbaticals ;)

I wish...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-19-2016, 01:03 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Arctic_Mama
You're at about twenty carbs per day, what is...

You're at about twenty carbs per day, what is your overall calorie intake and activity looking like? Messing with the ratios and quantity overall can sometimes help.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2016, 12:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Matrix brand shakes are excellent, especially...

Matrix brand shakes are excellent, especially with a little added heavy cream to smooth out the flavor.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2016, 07:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Janknitz makes a crucial point - while there is...

Janknitz makes a crucial point - while there is room for many people to have an occasional low carb dessert, relying on artificial sweeteners can do more harm than good in terms of cravings and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2016, 06:59 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,720
Posted By Arctic_Mama
They all have some sort of taste/flavor to them,...

They all have some sort of taste/flavor to them, or noticeable texture and cooling effects in the mouth, and this is compounded by quantity. The best bet is to mix sweeteners so you have several...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-16-2016, 10:03 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 475
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Thank you for the heads up!

Thank you for the heads up!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-16-2016, 02:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I didn't mean to offend you, but with the long...

I didn't mean to offend you, but with the long term low carb (which means many different things to different people) and the fruit binge, I was inferring that your tightened up quite a bit and that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2016, 08:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Arctic_Mama
There is a long list of meds that cause weight...

There is a long list of meds that cause weight gain or interfere with loss, including statins, beta blockers, and diuretics. Definitely examine his med list or provide it for us and we may be able...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2016, 10:47 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,020
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Here's an idea that shouldn't be too novel - just...

Here's an idea that shouldn't be too novel - just follow the diet and eschew the testing. Go by results and how you feel and don't get caught up in the chemistry unless you're stalling.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-14-2016, 03:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,114
Posted By Arctic_Mama
It doesn't, quite the opposite. I'd guess too...

It doesn't, quite the opposite. I'd guess too much protein and/or too many calories for his size. Try eating in a tighter window and cutting out any snacking if he is doing it and see if that...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-12-2016, 03:45 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,137
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I'm in the same boat - it does go away down the...

I'm in the same boat - it does go away down the road when you're lost more weight, so just freeze leftovers and enjoy it while it lasts :D
Forum: Atkins Induction 08-12-2016, 01:55 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,555
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Welcome to the fold!

Welcome to the fold!
Forum: JUDDD 08-11-2016, 07:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,332
Posted By Arctic_Mama
What's your range these days, if you don't mind...

What's your range these days, if you don't mind me asking?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-11-2016, 12:44 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,038
Posted By Arctic_Mama
When I hit my lower goal I definitely had some of...

When I hit my lower goal I definitely had some of that and I shot myself in the foot by overeating to compensate for it rather than a more careful selection of low carb foods to eat to satiety. My...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 08-11-2016, 11:40 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 10,649
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Truth? Top keto food for me is NO food. Eating...

Truth? Top keto food for me is NO food. Eating less period helps my ketosis enormously, and when I do eat keeping it to less meals.

If I had to pick one food it would probably be alfalfa...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2016, 03:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,586
Posted By Arctic_Mama
My kids really like them and I have a bunch left...

My kids really like them and I have a bunch left from back before I became allergic to pork products, so they're making their way through the stash of salty pig goodness :lol:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2016, 01:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,297
Posted By Arctic_Mama
That's common, cod liver oil can also do that to...

That's common, cod liver oil can also do that to folks. It's the pH and astringency of the oil, not to mention the antibacterial properties. It can cleanse in a literal sense the whole way down :)
Forum: Other Plans 08-09-2016, 08:17 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,134
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I don't feel great on 0 carb, but 15-30 total and...

I don't feel great on 0 carb, but 15-30 total and under 20 net seems to give me the best control. So I'm there from here on out until I have to start nursing again.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 08:14 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,264
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Watching you struggle and overcome this on here...

Watching you struggle and overcome this on here for years - you're an inspiration in perseverance, Jeanie! :jumpjoy:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 08:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,264
Posted By Arctic_Mama
NSV for me - my hunger and cravings are gone...

NSV for me - my hunger and cravings are gone again. It always takes 3-4 white knuckle days back on plan and lower carb than I'd like, but once I'm back in the zone it's all so easy again ;)

It's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 08:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 994
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I use more butter and duck fat than coconut oil -...

I use more butter and duck fat than coconut oil - no harm done. Coconut oil can be great for cooking with and eating, but not everyone loves it or sees big results. It's very individual, as most...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 07:33 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Like I said, I had a brand new reaction to shrimp...

Like I said, I had a brand new reaction to shrimp just 18 months ago after eating it for years, including only several weeks before. In short order I was allergic to multiple shellfish, including...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 04:54 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 923
Posted By Arctic_Mama
If you are having a histamine intolerance...

If you are having a histamine intolerance reaction it can be helpful to combine Zantac with Benedryl immediately. The two together synergistically lower histamine through the esophagus and will cut...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2016, 11:10 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,289
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Ketosis, especially really strong ketosis,...

Ketosis, especially really strong ketosis, interrupts my sleep and makes me sleep lighter. Natural sleep aids do help, as does practicing simple meditation to keep my mind from waking up and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2016, 08:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 755
Posted By Arctic_Mama
I've dealt with it during my rounds of cortisone...

I've dealt with it during my rounds of cortisone therapy and prednisone for adrenal insufficiency and autoimmune issues. It sucks.

My solution involved keeping deep in ketosis, like under 20...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-07-2016, 05:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 569
Posted By Arctic_Mama
Not every tool is equally useful in every season....

Not every tool is equally useful in every season. Weighing less frequently and making clear guidelines on when and how to act helps some, but I've also found putting the scale away for a few months...
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