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Forum: The Golden Years 10-17-2013, 10:50 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 933
Posted By Widget
This is getting ridiculous. We're having a...

This is getting ridiculous. We're having a backup camera installed on our SUV, having it done in another town. They ordered the parts, which took 4 days. We took the car in, was supposed to take 3...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-17-2013, 11:09 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By Widget
Would love to have one of those short, straight...

Would love to have one of those short, straight doos since straight hair is in these days, but I look dorky in a flat doo. So regardless of the fact that curls are out, I've been getting perms the...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-16-2013, 09:07 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 860
Posted By Widget
Does anyone here have diabetes? My husband has...

Does anyone here have diabetes? My husband has it and I am prediabetic.

Starting out here in the middle of things makes me feel like I am in the dark. Don't have time to go back and read all of...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-15-2013, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By Widget
Good evening to all. Mary, I know it's scary...

Good evening to all.

Mary, I know it's scary when you have unexplained symptoms, and even more so when you know something is wrong and your doc doesn't seem to be all that concerned about it, as...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2013, 10:47 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 7,179
Posted By Widget
I use to make cabbage rolls the old fashioned...

I use to make cabbage rolls the old fashioned way, but not often because it is lots of work. The thing that made them so good was the sauce I put on top. Tomato sauce, stir in powdered chicken...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2013, 10:21 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 6,484
Posted By Widget
There is a mom and pop restaurant here that makes...

There is a mom and pop restaurant here that makes 6 different soups and all of them are yummy. Actually, we mostly go there for the soup. Can't let a restaurant outdo me so I have been trying...
Forum: The Golden Years 10-14-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 753
Posted By Widget
Hello, everyone. Although I joined a couple of...

Hello, everyone. Although I joined a couple of years ago, I haven't posted much. I have read through a couple of threads here at The Golden Years and you seem like a friendly and caring group, so I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-14-2013, 06:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,146
Posted By Widget
Hi, Barbo. If you are curious to know why no one...

Hi, Barbo. If you are curious to know why no one has posted any comments on this recipe, I think I can answer that for you. People usually come here to lose weight, and although my recipes are low...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-13-2013, 04:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,253
Posted By Widget
Sounds good, I'll give the recipe a try. Thank...

Sounds good, I'll give the recipe a try. Thank you very much for replying to my post.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 10-12-2013, 11:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,253
Posted By Widget
Any Stuffed Pepper Soup Recipes?

I'd love to have some low carb stuffed pepper soup. I've had it at restaurants (before low carb, of course) but have never made it. Any good recipes out there?
Forum: Diabetes 10-09-2013, 12:49 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,479
Posted By Widget
In the majority of cases, schools, the news...

In the majority of cases, schools, the news media, magazines, TV commercials, nutritional books, diet books, diabetic books, the ADA, the FDA, doctors and dieticians say everyone must eat low fat and...
Forum: Diabetes 10-03-2013, 08:24 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,997
Posted By Widget
Sorry, I must have misunderstood your earlier...

Sorry, I must have misunderstood your earlier post. I thought you wanted a gluten-free recipe. Wheat and wheat flour has gluten in it.
Forum: Diabetes 10-02-2013, 09:24 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,997
Posted By Widget
According to the book that came with my bread...

According to the book that came with my bread machine, when it comes to yeast bread, gluten and sugar or honey is required to make bread rise. Some of the low carb recipes call for vital wheat...
Forum: Diabetes 10-01-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,997
Posted By Widget
What a relief it must be for you to finally be on...

What a relief it must be for you to finally be on the right track, and to know that your diabetes no longer controls you, you control it. Congratulations and keep up the good work.
Forum: Diabetes 09-27-2013, 09:21 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Widget
There are two types of 1.5 diabetes... MODY which...

There are two types of 1.5 diabetes... MODY which is rare, and LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes of Adults). If you actually are type 1.5, it is a pretty sure bet that you are type LADA.

Since you...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-27-2013, 04:53 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,490
Posted By Widget
Woops, I forgot about the no chicken thing. ...

Woops, I forgot about the no chicken thing. Should be good with vegetable broth, too. Thanks, watcher.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-27-2013, 03:49 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,490
Posted By Widget
rachinator, As an alternative to veggies seasoned...

rachinator, As an alternative to veggies seasoned with butter and salt, I like to make mushroom sauce with mushrooms, chicken broth, a little nutmeg and heavy cream to thicken it some. (Milk is high...
Forum: Diabetes 09-27-2013, 01:10 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 11,997
Posted By Widget
I was diagnosed with prediabetes 2 years ago. ...

I was diagnosed with prediabetes 2 years ago. Being new at this, there are some things you need to know. When it comes to food, carbohydrates are the thing that will take our blood sugar up the...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 10:25 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,780
Posted By Widget
A meal that contains mostly processed...

A meal that contains mostly processed carbohydrates with little fat or protein, would cause a rapid spike in blood sugar, usually within an hour, and a fast drop.

Eating fat or protein along with...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 09:38 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Widget
In type 2, extended periods of high blood glucose...

In type 2, extended periods of high blood glucose damages and can eventually kill some of the beta cells.
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 09:12 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Widget
Type 1 and 2 are totally different. There is...

Type 1 and 2 are totally different. There is such a thing as double diabetes where a person has elements of both types.
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Widget
Amen to that. Best of luck with the test. Here...

Amen to that. Best of luck with the test. Here is hoping all turns out well for you.
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,034
Posted By Widget
That's right. And since doctors are taught that...

That's right. And since doctors are taught that type 2 is caused by being overweight, many of them assume if someone is fat, it's type 2.

For some type 1's there is a period of time called a...
Forum: Diabetes 09-19-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,780
Posted By Widget
Sometimes your 1 hour post-meal bg will be higher...

Sometimes your 1 hour post-meal bg will be higher than your 2 hour, and sometimes the 2 hour will be higher, depending on what you ate.

Random testing is pretty much a waste of strips. Testing...
Forum: Diabetes 09-18-2013, 01:05 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,780
Posted By Widget
Definitely not. According to the ADA, an A1c of...

Definitely not. According to the ADA, an A1c of 5.7 to 6.4 is prediabetic and A1c of 6.5 and above is diabetic. 2 1/2 yrs. ago I was diagnosed prediabetic at 6.0 and DH was diagnosed diabetic at...
Forum: Diabetes 09-18-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,780
Posted By Widget
The blood sugar 101 website is based on reliable...

The blood sugar 101 website is based on reliable research (not all research is reliable). If you do some reading there, your questions should all be answered.
Forum: Diabetes 09-17-2013, 09:08 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,780
Posted By Widget
According to the Blood Sugar 101 site, a truly...

According to the Blood Sugar 101 site, a truly normal A1c (meaning someone who does not have diabetes or prediabetes) is between 4.6 and 5.4 and a truly normal fasting blood sugar is between 70 and...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-16-2013, 11:49 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,803
Posted By Widget
This is my family's favorite main dish. Really...

This is my family's favorite main dish. Really yummy.

Meatballs in Mushroom Sauce

1 egg
1 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper
1 teaspoon Mrs. Dash - Table Blend
1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
1...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-16-2013, 11:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,046
Posted By Widget
There are plenty of dessert recipes in the recipe...

There are plenty of dessert recipes in the recipe room.
Recipes (http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/recipereview/)
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-16-2013, 11:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,130
Posted By Widget
Here is a pretty old link that might help you...

Here is a pretty old link that might help you out.

http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/lowcarb-recipe-help-suggestions/271998-chefs-blend-flour.html
Forum: Recipe Forum Sticky Threads 09-11-2013, 12:04 PM
Replies: 419
Views: 525,928
Posted By Widget
Sometimes crockpot recipes can end up tasting...

Sometimes crockpot recipes can end up tasting pretty bland. That is because by the time the meat is cooked, the ingredients that are supposed to flavor the meat have been cooked to death, so they...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-24-2013, 02:28 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,247
Posted By Widget
I think this would work great for carrot cake. ...

I think this would work great for carrot cake.

Carrot Cake

3/4 cup almond flour
1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons coarsely ground pork rinds OR flax meal
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/8 teaspoon baking...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2013, 03:14 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,049
Posted By Widget
I'll take that as a compliment, thank you. ...

I'll take that as a compliment, thank you. :laugh:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-22-2013, 02:53 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,418
Posted By Widget
DH and I don't eat low carb so we can lose...

DH and I don't eat low carb so we can lose weight, although we both have lost. DH was diagnosed with diabetes and me with prediabetes on the same day 2 yrs. ago, and we have been eating LCHF (and no...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 07-13-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 25,247
Posted By Widget
I don't know the answer to that because I don't...

I don't know the answer to that because I don't use granular Splenda, but 16 packets is equal to 1/2 cup of real sugar. Hope that helps you out.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2013, 06:09 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 7,237
Posted By Widget
I bought some heavy whipping cream at Walmart...

I bought some heavy whipping cream at Walmart today. I usually buy the quart size, but the only quarts they had were the new version with carbs in it. They did have a few of the old pint size, so I...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-11-2013, 05:57 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 45,562
Posted By Widget
What tastes better than a lemon fat bomb? Lemon...

What tastes better than a lemon fat bomb? Lemon fat bomb cheesecake muffins.

Recipe here....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-11-2013, 05:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,293
Posted By Widget
Lemon Fat Bomb Cheesecake Muffins

If you like cheesecake and if you like lemon fat bombs, you're gonna love these.

I baked the muffins 14 minutes, but your oven could be hotter than mine, so check after 12 minutes to make sure...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 06-10-2013, 06:11 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 45,562
Posted By Widget
When I first posted this recipe in another thread...

When I first posted this recipe in another thread in September, I had just made it for the first time and froze it right in the bowl. Once frozen, I chunked off a spoonful and ate it. After tasting...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 06-07-2013, 07:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,008
Posted By Widget
I haven't had any hearing loss, but have had a...

I haven't had any hearing loss, but have had a lot of trouble with ear infections. For the past few years, as soon as there is a little pain or liquid that I can't remove in one of my ears, I...
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