Low Carb Friends  
Netrition.com - Tools - Reviews - Faces - Recipes - Home


Go Back   Low Carb Friends > Eating and Exercise Plans > Weight Loss Plans > JUDDD
Register FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


Forum Jump
Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-20-2013, 04:41 PM   #1
LoCarbGal
Way too much time on my hands!
 
LoCarbGal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 11,889
Gallery: LoCarbGal
WOE: HDE/JUDDD/Lowish Carb
My first "blown" DD

Well.

I've been very proud of myself in the almost 10 months I've been JUDDDing that I haven't ever lost control on a DD. Oh, I've had UDs that turned into UUADs for sure. But never, never a DD.

This morning I had some watermelon, and that was the end. I waited a couple of hours after I had it, but it somehow didn't sit right on my stomach, and I was a little uncomfortable, and I just knew a spoon of peanut butter would calm that down. It did. My stomach felt immediately better. And so I had some more PB. And a little more. And then more watermelon.

Once I knew this DD was out the window, I kind of relaxed. It's going to be an UD. Not an UUAD, just an UD. And I'm going to stay with my rotations since they work with my upcoming schedule, so tomorrow will be an UD. Three in a row. But I'm not stressing about it at all!

Kind of weird since I'm chasing Onederland right now, and really do want to get there. This might set me back a little on that, but I really, honestly don't feel like I've failed at all, or guilty, or anything like that. I feel more like my body was telling me something and I listened. Crazy! I was also so sleepy all morning, and once I ate the PB I felt better.

Anyway, I wanted to come clean with you all. And also to share my amazing JUDDD calm. I've seen it before, but never like today. Just so calm and accepting. I wish I could bottle that feeling. And speaking of bottling, I'll be having a cocktail tonight since it's now an UD!
__________________
~~~LCG aka Carol~~~

Ordinary things, done consistently, produce extraordinary results. ~ Keith Cunningham

My Journal: LoCarbGal's Balancing Act ~ Part 2
LoCarbGal is offline   Reply With Quote

Sponsored Links
Old 06-20-2013, 04:45 PM   #2
Doggygirl
Senior LCF Member
 
Doggygirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: In the midst of Carbland
Posts: 419
Gallery: Doggygirl
Stats: 204/193/152
WOE: Low Carb something-or-other
Start Date: This time: 7/4/15
Carol, I'm so glad you shared this DD story. This gives me so much encouragement that sanity and peace (not necessarily perfection!) around food is possible. In the recent past, "blowing my intended plan" early in the day leads to all kinds of eating disasters. I haven't been able to get off that roller coaster for more than a couple days at a time. I hope I'm like you with JUDDD & peaceful with food as I gain experience with this!

I love your JUDDD calm too...

Beth
__________________
Beth

Mini Goals! 189 184 179 174 169 (normal BMI!) 164 159 154 152 (GOAL!)
Doggygirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 04:54 PM   #3
Carly
Big Yapper!!!!
 
Carly's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2012
Location: New York
Posts: 9,049
Gallery: Carly
Stats: 199/120.0/126.8 5'2" 39yrs Size 20/4P
WOE: JUDDD/ 5:2 to maintain
Start Date: 2/21/12- Low carb (199lbs) 3/28/12 JUDDD (189lbs)
I had my first blown DD a couple weeks ago. I fasted the whole day, but by my bedtime snack I was so hungry! Since it was already after 9pm I only ate like 700 calories, but way more than my 200-300 and that had never happened before. I didn't freak out either and I had an UD the next day too.

You will see onederland before you know it. Maybe this was the shake up you needed!
__________________
<---- Before Carly
JUDDD changed my life. It transformed my health, gave me freedom and restored my confidence.

JUDDD is very simple, very livable and very flexible. JUDDD allows weight loss and life to happen simultaneously.

See my before and after pictures
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/we...ore-after.html
Carly is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 05:10 PM   #4
Flossyliz
Major LCF Poster!
 
Flossyliz's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: England
Posts: 1,493
Gallery: Flossyliz
Stats: 150/133/125lbs 62yrs 5'2" couch potato
WOE: JUDDDD/LCHF
Start Date: August 27 2012
LCG, isn't JUDDD calm wonderful?

Today started as a DD. However I was babysitting 2yr-old granddaughter and trip to park = ice cream.

OK, thinks I, we'll do a high DD. Well, for various good reasons, that didn't work out.

Ok, thinks I, we'll just do a UD and adjust rotations.

That worked very well, even up to the wine and crisps. However, DH brought home some yummy and completely unnecessary fresh breadrolls and at midnight I decided I just needed to have one.......

I very rarely do UUADs but I think today would qualify.

The weird thing is I'm not bothered - and I'm sure it's not because of the wine. I know JUDDD will sort it out in a couple of rotations. Isn't it wonderful?!

If this was your first blown DD, then major kudos to you!!!!!!
Flossyliz is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 05:11 PM   #5
Librarygirl
Big Yapper!!!!
 
Librarygirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2012
Location: South Carolina
Posts: 8,213
Gallery: Librarygirl
WOE: JUDDD
Start Date: Low calorie 6/12 ; Low carb 9/12/ ; JUDDD 11/13/12
I think I've only had one blown DD and it was recently, BUT I have "decided" to take breaks on numerous occasions and leave the DD off. I love JUDDD in that I have been able to take these breaks without quitting or giving up on losing. I always know it won't be long before I'm back in WLM. Don't sweat it, Carol. You're a JUDDD star.
__________________


"Never give up on a dream just because of the length of time it will take to accomplish it. The time will pass anyway."



*Cindy*
Librarygirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 05:44 PM   #6
LiLi914
Major LCF Poster!
 
LiLi914's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: New York
Posts: 1,204
Gallery: LiLi914
Stats: 270/235/145
WOE: JUDDD
Start Date: 2/16/2013
Carol, many of us have been there. I think the shake up might be good for you. I finally saw a drop on the scale when I had three UDs in a row. Psyche that body out.

Loving your JUDDD calm.
__________________
Lisa

Come stalk my journal: https://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/s...d.php?t=873596

"You can always take the easy way out & give up but real strength comes when you decide to keep pushing no matter what the circumstances are."
LiLi914 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 06:26 PM   #7
KeirasMom
Way too much time on my hands!
 
KeirasMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Fresno, CA
Posts: 14,601
Gallery: KeirasMom
Stats: 277.6/156.8/155
WOE: Back to JUDDD 1/5/15
Love the calm! And you're so right, there's no reason to stress and worry about changing rotations. What's one day over the course of months and months?
__________________
Dawn

JUDDD got me where I want to be!
KeirasMom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 07:08 PM   #8
Flutter
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
 
Flutter's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2012
Location: Michigan
Posts: 3,452
Gallery: Flutter
Stats: 190/123/135 5'4" 45yo
WOE: JUDDD
Start Date: SB 2/05; JUDDD 11/12
Good for you gf!!! I am working on this calm thing. I am way too good at the all or nothing thinking, so it's a work in progress. As you said, big deal! It's just one day and you are doing so incredibly well. Honestly, it's downright incredible that this is the 1st "blown" DD in all this time? You rock! (you so have onderland in the bag, btw!!!) XO
__________________
Melinda

Flutter is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-20-2013, 10:04 PM   #9
MintQ8
Major LCF Poster!
 
MintQ8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Salalah, Oman
Posts: 1,432
Gallery: MintQ8
Stats: 267.6/255.8/140
WOE: JUDDD/Paul McKenna
Start Date: 9 Nov 2014
I love the calm! I know today's DD is going to be a MD at the very least, I foolishly had too much wine yesterday! It's okay, I'll just deal with it!
__________________
Vicky
MintQ8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2013, 01:56 AM   #10
tobelowcarber
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
 
tobelowcarber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 4,248
Gallery: tobelowcarber
Stats: 136/122.8/115-120
WOE: JUDDD
I love the calm too, Carol. Only one blown DD after 10 months of JUDDing is quite an achievement! Don't be surprised to see the scale going down now. Sometimes it can happen, but even if it does not, it is still all good.
__________________
Marika
tobelowcarber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2013, 04:44 AM   #11
Whitlin'
Senior LCF Member
 
Whitlin''s Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Southeast US
Posts: 972
Gallery: Whitlin'
WOE: JUDDD
Start Date: March, 2009
Agreeing with Lisa, that although you wouldn't be particularly happy about a DD gone wrong, it's probably GOOD for you once in a while.

First, it's valuable to learn how a departure from your planned DD will affect you, both on the scale and in how you feel about it. That's part of learning about JUDDD.

Second, you're shaking things up a little to see what benefits might come of it. Is it possible your body is getting used to exact rotation? Well, now you've given it a shake up. That's fine, and could even mean some benefits.

Not that I don't applaud all these month of perfect rotations - kudos to you. Consistency is a fantastic ally. Sends the mental signal that this is an important thing in our lives!
Whitlin' is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2013, 05:13 AM   #12
zipp2play
Big Yapper!!!!
 
zipp2play's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2011
Location: Kansas
Posts: 9,004
Gallery: zipp2play
Stats: 206/178.2/161 5'8"
WOE: JUDDD
Quote:
Originally Posted by Librarygirl View Post
I think I've only had one blown DD and it was recently, BUT I have "decided" to take breaks on numerous occasions and leave the DD off. .
So thrilled to read this. That's a perfect way to describe my MANY DD fails!

Carol, you are a JUDDD Goddess! The fact that most of you go that long without a DD fail is amazing to me. I've been JUDDDing for 1 year and 2 months (not counting vacation breaks) I am sure I have had 10 failed DD's. I admire you all so much and am so impressed with your complete attitude overall!
__________________
http://www.lowcarbfriends.com/bbs/sh...831097&page=63

Monica -Come see my journey!

Last edited by zipp2play; 06-21-2013 at 05:15 AM..
zipp2play is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2013, 11:32 AM   #13
vanilla_latte
Major LCF Poster!
 
vanilla_latte's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2009
Location: Right here :)
Posts: 1,981
Gallery: vanilla_latte
Stats: Weigh/Too/Much!
WOE: LC/JUDDD
Start Date: Which time?
Quote:
Originally Posted by Whitlin' View Post
Agreeing with Lisa, that although you wouldn't be particularly happy about a DD gone wrong, it's probably GOOD for you once in a while.

First, it's valuable to learn how a departure from your planned DD will affect you, both on the scale and in how you feel about it. That's part of learning about JUDDD.

Second, you're shaking things up a little to see what benefits might come of it. Is it possible your body is getting used to exact rotation? Well, now you've given it a shake up. That's fine, and could even mean some benefits.

Not that I don't applaud all these month of perfect rotations - kudos to you. Consistency is a fantastic ally. Sends the mental signal that this is an important thing in our lives!


It'll be interesting to see if your "blown" DD brings the Whooshie Fairy to wisk you into Onderland sooner than you think!
__________________
-vanilla

vanilla_latte is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-21-2013, 11:33 AM   #14
LoCarbGal
Way too much time on my hands!
 
LoCarbGal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 11,889
Gallery: LoCarbGal
WOE: HDE/JUDDD/Lowish Carb
Thanks for all the support everyone! I really do appreciate it.

Today, TOM came unexpectedly. My last 2 cycles have been 3 weeks apart, so something is changing for me a bit. It also explains why my control went out the window yesterday morning, and probably why I was so sleepy yesterday and I'm still feeling a bit tired and draggy today. While I'm not thrilled at dealing with this more often, it is nice to know there's a reason for all this happening.

Having a good UD today, and I know I can have a good DD tomorrow. Moving on...
__________________
~~~LCG aka Carol~~~

Ordinary things, done consistently, produce extraordinary results. ~ Keith Cunningham

My Journal: LoCarbGal's Balancing Act ~ Part 2
LoCarbGal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 03:07 AM   #15
MintQ8
Major LCF Poster!
 
MintQ8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Salalah, Oman
Posts: 1,432
Gallery: MintQ8
Stats: 267.6/255.8/140
WOE: JUDDD/Paul McKenna
Start Date: 9 Nov 2014
Yesterday developed in to an UD for me too, but managing today's DD really well!

That is the joy of this WOE!

TOM is having fun with me too at the moment - no way of knowing, I've had 9 days and 38 days, such a joy!

Good luck with your next DD.
__________________
Vicky
MintQ8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 08:05 AM   #16
LoCarbGal
Way too much time on my hands!
 
LoCarbGal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 11,889
Gallery: LoCarbGal
WOE: HDE/JUDDD/Lowish Carb
Thanks Vicky. I'm looking forward to a nice, peaceful Coffee/HWC DD today. Just a tad crampy this morning, but I feel more energetic than I have the past 2 days, so that's a plus.
__________________
~~~LCG aka Carol~~~

Ordinary things, done consistently, produce extraordinary results. ~ Keith Cunningham

My Journal: LoCarbGal's Balancing Act ~ Part 2
LoCarbGal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 08:07 AM   #17
Doggygirl
Senior LCF Member
 
Doggygirl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: In the midst of Carbland
Posts: 419
Gallery: Doggygirl
Stats: 204/193/152
WOE: Low Carb something-or-other
Start Date: This time: 7/4/15
Wishing you both fabulous DDs Vicky & Carol!

Beth
__________________
Beth

Mini Goals! 189 184 179 174 169 (normal BMI!) 164 159 154 152 (GOAL!)
Doggygirl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 08:47 AM   #18
MrsAndi
Senior LCF Member
 
MrsAndi's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2013
Location: Tampa, FL
Posts: 252
Gallery: MrsAndi
Stats: 183/183/150
WOE: JUDDD
Start Date: 2014
Happy that the JUDDD calm is with you! Great post
MrsAndi is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 09:15 AM   #19
tobelowcarber
Very Gabby LCF Member!!!
 
tobelowcarber's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2012
Posts: 4,248
Gallery: tobelowcarber
Stats: 136/122.8/115-120
WOE: JUDDD
Quote:
Originally Posted by LoCarbGal View Post
Thanks for all the support everyone! I really do appreciate it.

Today, TOM came unexpectedly. My last 2 cycles have been 3 weeks apart, so something is changing for me a bit. It also explains why my control went out the window yesterday morning, and probably why I was so sleepy yesterday and I'm still feeling a bit tired and draggy today. While I'm not thrilled at dealing with this more often, it is nice to know there's a reason for all this happening.

Having a good UD today, and I know I can have a good DD tomorrow. Moving on...
Aha, that explains it why. Hope you have a great DD today.
__________________
Marika
tobelowcarber is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 10:14 AM   #20
ilahstrait
Senior LCF Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: California
Posts: 137
Gallery: ilahstrait
Stats: 159/125/130 5'5"
WOE: JUDDD/5:2
Wow Carol! I admire your perseverance. I have never been able to complete a full 3 weeks, while in weight loss mode, without a DD turning into an UD.
ilahstrait is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 06:10 PM   #21
LoCarbGal
Way too much time on my hands!
 
LoCarbGal's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Arizona
Posts: 11,889
Gallery: LoCarbGal
WOE: HDE/JUDDD/Lowish Carb
Thanks Tiera. I guess I've just been so focused on getting so much weight off that it wasn't worth blowing it. I still have quite a ways to go, but PMS days have definitely been harder to handle in the past few months, so I guess I just need to be prepared for that going forward. 'Cause I'm totally going to get to my goal this time!
__________________
~~~LCG aka Carol~~~

Ordinary things, done consistently, produce extraordinary results. ~ Keith Cunningham

My Journal: LoCarbGal's Balancing Act ~ Part 2
LoCarbGal is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-23-2013, 11:37 PM   #22
MintQ8
Major LCF Poster!
 
MintQ8's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Salalah, Oman
Posts: 1,432
Gallery: MintQ8
Stats: 267.6/255.8/140
WOE: JUDDD/Paul McKenna
Start Date: 9 Nov 2014
Great positive way of looking at it Carol!
__________________
Vicky
MintQ8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -7. The time now is 12:39 AM.


Copyright ©1999-2015 Friends Forums LLC. All rights reserved. - Terms of Service | Privacy Policy
LowCarbFriends® is a registered mark of Friends Forums, LLC.