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Old 04-05-2011, 04:26 PM   #301
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Dunno really!!! I had a few--154, then 133.
We measure in stones and pounds-14lbs to a stone and so I thought 8st sounds good! If I'm really honest I would like to be lighter than that. Dunno I suppose i think if BMI wise I'm technically underweight, then I'll believe I'm 'thin'. Believe me, I know that sounds crazy! I go by celeb weits too.
Now I really go by goal measurements too, and I really want the measurements for a US size 0. I know that's crazy too. Again it's like, i know if you wear a O then you're 'thin'. I'm not too far off really, even though I don't get that at all cos there is no way in hell I'd fit into a UK/Ire 4!!!
I think goal weight are different for everyone. And I def wouldn't take any notice of me. I know mine isn't that healthy!
GT your weight is really low right now for your height , and I notice your goal is even lower ! Wowzer
You have lost a ton of weight
You started on Atkins then moved to Stillmans right ?
How much weight did you lose on Atkins before moving over
Did you exercise the whole time or start later in your weight loss program?
Do you find it harder to lose as your current weight goes down?
Are you strict on stilmans or do you have fruit or veggies ?
Also how many days do you work out ?
Sorry for all the questions !!! I hope you can give me a few answers !! Thank you
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My goal weight is 150. I have never been anything lower but you never know- maybe I'll go lower.

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What is your typical menu ICDI ..
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My goal weight is 150. I have never been anything lower but you never know- maybe I'll go lower.
You have lost a lot of weight and this has included some cheats ?
Wow you r losing rapidly
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Hello everyone! I was doing Stillman's back in January, and lost weight quicker than any other method I've ever tried. However, I couldn't stick with it and have since gained my weight back. But I want to try again, and I hope that some of you might have the answers to some questions I have:

1) Can I really eat as much meat as I want?
Some meals I was hungry enough to eat 4 plain turkey burgers. Another time it took 40 pieces of shrimp until I was satisfied. I'm afraid that my appetite will never die down, and that I'll be eating a lot of meat and won't be losing weight because I'll be eating at the caloric level needed to sustain my weight.

2) Bowel movements
After a few days on Stillman's, I just stopped going #2. I know it's normal because meat creates no residue in your body, but it felt SO WEIRD to not eliminate every day. Do you just get used to it? Do you take fiber or magnesium supplements?

3) What's your eating schedule like?
3 meals a day? Mini meals throughout the day? Just eat when you're hungry?

4) Have you been able to go off plan for a meal, and then get right back to Stillman's?
I'll be spending this Easter with my friend's family at an Indian restaurant, and while I'll try to pick the meatiest options, I know that I'll be sampling some non-meaty fair. I'm going to try to limit eating out, but I know that it's going to happen, and my plan is to stick to soups and salads. If I do Stillman's for a couple of months, and there are a handful of "cheat" meals in there, I'll still lose weight, right?

5) Deli meats
Do any of you eat deli meats? I don't want to try to live off of them, but oftentimes I find myself with 7-11's as my only food option. I might be eating packages of turkey slices for a couple meals a week, and I'm hoping that won't affect my weight loss tooo much.
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ICDI- You will certainly make it with the discipline that you have
AkaGal and Amelie-I am absolutely impressed with the people that I have 'chatted' with on this site..Genuine, warm and very inclusive with such a personal issue among many individuals around the world..I think the support through honest discussion whether it be blunt or easy is very comforting..I feel completely welcomed here and anyone that is lurking like I was for several months should join...It is nice to have others to talk to and get advice from whether it be on the main topic or other areas of life..
Mar, GT, Al and others--I can understand the wanting to get lower and lower..My initial goal was 140 and now I've changed it to 130..I think for me I will look healthy at that weight without looking anorexic...I would hate to be trying to tell my patients with Body Dysmorphic Disorder one thing and practicing self loathing myself..Whatever weight you settle on, just make it a healthy one...I only say it because I care about your inside as well as your outside..That is a very slippery slope that I do not wish for any of you women and men (?)...You have gotten this far..Take care...

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Milo, I have gotten used to not ummmm eliminating everyday. If I go too long I will take some milk of magnesia or magnesium tablets.


I have also found that my goal weight has gone lower and lower. Originally it was 175--my good enough goal, then it went to 165 and now it is 155, but will probably end up being 145, LOL!! In the beginning I calculated how much weight I had to lose and pretty much chose a number I thought I could attain; now that I have accomplished so much I feel I can go further. I never in a million years would have thought I would be sitting here almost 100lbs lighter. Now if I can just get over this stall it will be all good
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Hello everyone! I was doing Stillman's back in January, and lost weight quicker than any other method I've ever tried. However, I couldn't stick with it and have since gained my weight back. But I want to try again, and I hope that some of you might have the answers to some questions I have:

1) Can I really eat as much meat as I want?
Some meals I was hungry enough to eat 4 plain turkey burgers. Another time it took 40 pieces of shrimp until I was satisfied. I'm afraid that my appetite will never die down, and that I'll be eating a lot of meat and won't be losing weight because I'll be eating at the caloric level needed to sustain my weight.

2) Bowel movements
After a few days on Stillman's, I just stopped going #2. I know it's normal because meat creates no residue in your body, but it felt SO WEIRD to not eliminate every day. Do you just get used to it? Do you take fiber or magnesium supplements?

3) What's your eating schedule like?
3 meals a day? Mini meals throughout the day? Just eat when you're hungry?

4) Have you been able to go off plan for a meal, and then get right back to Stillman's?
I'll be spending this Easter with my friend's family at an Indian restaurant, and while I'll try to pick the meatiest options, I know that I'll be sampling some non-meaty fair. I'm going to try to limit eating out, but I know that it's going to happen, and my plan is to stick to soups and salads. If I do Stillman's for a couple of months, and there are a handful of "cheat" meals in there, I'll still lose weight, right?

5) Deli meats
Do any of you eat deli meats? I don't want to try to live off of them, but oftentimes I find myself with 7-11's as my only food option. I might be eating packages of turkey slices for a couple meals a week, and I'm hoping that won't affect my weight loss tooo much.
in order...

1 um.yeah
2 um yeah and no supplements
3 eat when hungry
4 yup all the time
5 yup lotsa water

Milo, please check the links I have posted in the last two pages. Until you enbrace the LC Paleo lifestyle you will continue to use this as a diet and not a WOE WOL. This is not temporary. You can't eat grain and expect to stay thin.
I am not the authority on this, only done a lot of research and having watched those who did so well only to blow right up thinking that their previous eating habits were the norm and then crashed and burned had firmly convinced me this is the true path of righteousness.

And we all have the right to be slim and hot!

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ICDI- You will certainly make it with the discipline that you have
AkaGal and Amelie-I am absolutely impressed with the people that I have 'chatted' with on this site..Genuine, warm and very inclusive with such a personal issue among many individuals around the world..I think the support through honest discussion whether it be blunt or easy is very comforting..I feel completely welcomed here and anyone that is lurking like I was for several months should join...It is nice to have others to talk to and get advice from weather it be on the main topic or other areas of life..

Mar, GT, Al and others--I can understand the wanting to get lower and lower..My initial goal was 140 and now I've changed it to 130..I think for me I will look healthy at that weight without looking anorexic...I would hate to be trying to tell my patients with Body Dysmorphic Disorder one thing and practicing self loathing myself..

Whatever weight you settle on, just make it a healthy one...I only say it because I care about your inside and well as outside..That is a very slippery slope that I do not wish for any of you women and men (?)...You have gotten this far..Take care...
GT alert.....112 at 5'6; think about it...

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Hey
What is your typical menu ICDI ..
I am doing Stillmans and Intermittent fasting together. With Intermittent fasting I only eat between 8-12pm bit sometimes I change it up but only eat for 5 hours.

My typical menu is either grilled chicken breasts/grilled salmon/grilled lean ground beef/light tuna/eggs/lunchmeat/ with a cup or cup and a half of salad. The salad is roma tomatoes, cucumber,bell pepper,lettuce all cut up real small.

I use to weigh my food but I memorized them by now.
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I have more questions!

6) Calories/Food Diaries
Is anyone keeping a food diary or counting calories?
Do calories even matter if you're eating nothing but meat?
(I hope the answer is no, because I really just want to eat all the meat I need to eat to feel satisfied, and still lose weight)

I've been reading and re-reading the threads from the past couple of months, and I've definitely learned some new things since the last time I attempted Stillman's. I'm going to pay more attention to drinking water, because I think my body often confuses thirst for hunger.

Before I thought it was necessary to rotate the animal foods I ate on a daily basis. But now I know it's cool to just eat tuna, or turkey, or chicken, if that's what I feel like eating for several days in a row.

Tomorrow I'm restarting Stillman's with tuna, pickle juice, and a little bit of nonfat greek yogurt to make a tuna salad. And even if I have to eat 10 cans of tuna to feel satisfied, that's what I'll do.

If there's anyone out there who can't deal with black coffee (like me!), I've found that I can drink black coffee if it's iced. I actually prefer my iced coffee black. I've noticed that coffee houses will sometimes charge more money for iced coffee, so I don't get it from those places if I don't have to. I bring my reusable mug to 7-11, fill it 75% of the way with ice from the soda fountain, and then fill the rest with coffee.

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I am doing Stillmans and Intermittent fasting together. With Intermittent fasting I only eat between 8-12pm bit sometimes I change it up but only eat for 5 hours.

My typical menu is either grilled chicken breasts/grilled salmon/grilled lean ground beef/light tuna/eggs/lunchmeat/ with a cup or cup and a half of salad. The salad is roma tomatoes, cucumber,bell pepper,lettuce all cut up real small.

I use to weigh my food but I memorized them by now.
Why did you decide to add in the fasting?
Do you exercise at all as well?

I see cheese is not on your menu at all, Did you eat cheese( stillmans approved) at one point and then remove?
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I have to get back to my workouts! I used to do treadmill, bowflex, zumba and wii games. I don't like eating breakfast and was just eating this way but didn't know there was a name for it. No cheese unless it's a cheat day.
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My goal weight is 150. I have never been anything lower but you never know- maybe I'll go lower.
Sounds good for 5'7.5!!
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GT your weight is really low right now for your height , and I notice your goal is even lower ! Wowzer
You have lost a ton of weight
You started on Atkins then moved to Stillmans right ?
How much weight did you lose on Atkins before moving over
Did you exercise the whole time or start later in your weight loss program?
Do you find it harder to lose as your current weight goes down?
Are you strict on stilmans or do you have fruit or veggies ?
Also how many days do you work out ?
Sorry for all the questions !!! I hope you can give me a few answers !! Thank you
Wow the questions!!!
No, no, no, I never did Atkins!!! Well I did did the FF a couple of times to break a stall, and I did eat a small amount of mayo in tuna at the beginning (before I discovered mustard!)but that's it.

I really did probably Stills protein plus-at the time I thought it was low fat Atkins!! I ate eggs, tuna, salmon, chicken, turkey and salad veg-that was it-I was sooo good at not cheating those days-wish I could say that now! Started in November08 , got down to 190 maybe(i was never that great at weighing-I really went by the tape measure-did not want to see those numbers on the scale!) and then i think around May09 i started to stall, or at least get impatient! So I cut the veggies, and really upped the exercise. Think I was mostly on QWL til Dec09, with a few salads thrown in. And that has kind of been the way ever since. I do eat lf natural yoghurt, berries and apples from time to time now, and sometimes a small bowl of oatmeal, but actually even though I love the stuff, i know it spikes my blood sugar cos it makes me so hungry! If I do pure QWL I feel really awful (dizzy and fainting) and so it just that i really couldn't stick it anymore! I do think though if I really really wanted to I could, my willpower at the beginning was soo good! I do sometimes wonder where it went!
I have always eaten real foods though (apart from cheats, andthere have been a few along the way!) so i do practice what I preach!
Exercise-oh yeah!! I'm a firm believer! I started day 1-really because I've read the stories on the loose skin!! So i did Mari Winsor Pilates and her aerobic one every day, twice a lot! Then in May 09 i bought a stationary bike and used to cycle for hours-and did the Pilates. Since October this year, I've been doing Callanetics, Bar Method and since December interval training. I exercise a lot, twice a day, every day. I really believe i wouldn't be this toned or have this shape without it. And Callanetics does amazing things for your hips-I was always a pear,even when I was slim, now I'm def an hourglass. But in a way i do think the exercise has become a bit of an obsession, so I'm gonna try and cut it a little!
The weight loss has grinded to a halt-big time!! In a year, nearly to the day I lost 100lbs, then til now, like another 30or something---in 16months!!!! But I'm still losing 'mass' if you know what I mean!! I'm def getting smaller, clothes from last Summer just hang. And I seem to be getting smaller, quicker now. Like I notice every pound I loose-strange!! Good, obviously but strange!!
Ok my novel is over!! Bet ya wished ya hadn't asked now!!
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Just on another note-while I was writing that, i realise my dates and stuff are sketchy! I really wish I had kept really accurate acounts, and had done regular weigh ins, and taken progress pics. If I had known I was gonna do this 'well'--that sounds so big-headed, but you guys know what I mean, I would have! It would be nice to have it all to look back on. Sometimes I can't actually believ I have lost or changed my body this much.
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Hi Milo! Welcome back! I'm so sorry you gained.
Yup, eat as much as you can-stuff it in, especially at the begining! Your apetite will eventually go down, and even if it doesn't you'll still lose weight. Anyway Still said to eat until you are satisfied, and that's different for everyone.
I don't go that often on Still, but it doesn't bother me, I never feel constipated, I go when I go!
Eating little and often is probably best-keep munching!! It stops you feeling hungry!
That's the one thing I'm def able to do--cheat and start right back!!! Box it in for yourself-as in I'll cheat this day but get right back to it, even as quicly as the next meal. It stops the -i've cheated so I might as well eat everything in site! If you're going to a restaurant, stuff yourself before you go!! Then a salad with no dressing is always good! And remember too, that's one meal, if it's in the evening, then breakfast and lunch are still to be on plan
Of course you'll still lose with a couple of cheats(look at the rest of us, nobody's 100% perfect!) the most imprtant thing is to start right back---don't let those cheats roll into one long carbfest!
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I'm wondering do ye think we'd all do better if we called our cheats , treats, especially if they're planned with family and friends. Wouldn't it stop all the negative associations we have about them and especially the -oh well I've failed now, I might as well give up-mentality. We'd see them positively, enjoy them, and then just go straight back to our WOE! Dunno!!!
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Loooove the French style and Parisian women are just sooo chic and well turned out---and sooo thin!!! But then they mostly all smoke!!
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Milo, I have gotten used to not ummmm eliminating everyday. If I go too long I will take some milk of magnesia or magnesium tablets.


I have also found that my goal weight has gone lower and lower. Originally it was 175--my good enough goal, then it went to 165 and now it is 155, but will probably end up being 145, LOL!! In the beginning I calculated how much weight I had to lose and pretty much chose a number I thought I could attain; now that I have accomplished so much I feel I can go further. I never in a million years would have thought I would be sitting here almost 100lbs lighter. Now if I can just get over this stall it will be all good
I know! Cool right! You must be feeling soooo good!!! Don't worry you'll get over the stall! And I keep hearing (and i do believe it) that even if you're not losing on the scale or inches, your body is still losing fat, it's just filling the cells up with water-then you'll eventually get tbe whoosh!
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was thinking that too!!!
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My typical menu is either grilled chicken breasts/grilled salmon/grilled lean ground beef/light tuna/eggs/lunchmeat/ with a cup or cup and a half of salad. The salad is roma tomatoes, cucumber,bell pepper,lettuce all cut up real small.
Your menu is exactely like mine was!!!

Gawd I weigh tomatoes!!!! and always pick the smallest one!!!
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Milo, it's each to his own on the calories. Most will say no, and in the beginning i think that's true! Just eat up!
I can't drink black tea, just can't do it! Well i could if i reeeeeeaaallly wanted to, but i don't! I like my tea, it's the thing that keeps me sane--so I've always had skimmed milk in it!! And I don't think it's done me any harm!!
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Ok peeps, i've gotta get my lazy backside off the couch and go do some work!! I't a gorgeous day so I'm gonna work-out, then meet coworkers for ice-cream, and no, I won't be indulging!! And then I've got to teach late classes-which I really hate in the Winter, but it's actually really cool when the weather's good cos you get the whole day in the sun while it's warm(ish!) and sunny!! BBL oh and BTW, my tan took really well!!
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Hey girls! Good morning - good evening to SE Asian me. <3

Today, had more carbs, but in the form of vegetables. So I'm not really counting that as a failure. Tom, will be stricter.
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Ok I also wonder about working out because I've been a competitive athlete all my life and as I get older it gets harder to lose weight at all. Because my body is so used to super hard work outs I have to scale mount Everest or train for a triathlon to see results unless I diet

I notice stillman is working right now without any exercise so I'm gonna let it roll and then when I see a slow down I'll pick back up slow and steady

I assume most of you see a gain during TOM due to water retention and then you just stay focused and it goes away ?
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6) Calories/Food Diaries
Is anyone keeping a food diary or counting calories?
Do calories even matter if you're eating nothing but meat?
(I hope the answer is no, because I really just want to eat all the meat I need to eat to feel satisfied, and still lose weight)

I've been reading and re-reading the threads from the past couple of months, and I've definitely learned some new things since the last time I attempted Stillman's. I'm going to pay more attention to drinking water, because I think my body often confuses thirst for hunger.

Before I thought it was necessary to rotate the animal foods I ate on a daily basis. But now I know it's cool to just eat tuna, or turkey, or chicken, if that's what I feel like eating for several days in a row.

Tomorrow I'm restarting Stillman's with tuna, pickle juice, and a little bit of nonfat greek yogurt to make a tuna salad. And even if I have to eat 10 cans of tuna to feel satisfied, that's what I'll do.

If there's anyone out there who can't deal with black coffee (like me!), I've found that I can drink black coffee if it's iced. I actually prefer my iced coffee black. I've noticed that coffee houses will sometimes charge more money for iced coffee, so I don't get it from those places if I don't have to. I bring my reusable mug to 7-11, fill it 75% of the way with ice from the soda fountain, and then fill the rest with coffee.

So excited to be doing Stillman's with y'all!
I tracked my food on My Plate when I first started. It can be a bit misguided, tho. You have to really watch the numbers....and it's such a riot to see the percentages at the end of the day........1 % daily value of carbs that is based on the FDA recommended intake of 40 g per day the fools.

But it is very satisfying to see what you ate and more importantly, what you didn't.

I don't care enough about cream in coffee stalling or slowing me down, I refuse to give it up and if I lose slower then so be it. That way there's no readjustment to get back on it.
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I'm wondering do ye think we'd all do better if we called our cheats , treats, especially if they're planned with family and friends. Wouldn't it stop all the negative associations we have about them and especially the -oh well I've failed now, I might as well give up-mentality. We'd see them positively, enjoy them, and then just go straight back to our WOE! Dunno!!!
I prefer it, when I cheat it's a decision I make because I want something, not an incredible cave in moment where the food wins.
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Loooove the French style and Parisian women are just sooo chic and well turned out---and sooo thin!!! But then they mostly all smoke!!
really? What's that argument like over there GT? Are they taxed so much that you have to be rich to smoke like over here? And sooooo taboo in public...yep, that's me sneaking a *** out on the back porch
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Ok peeps, i've gotta get my lazy backside off the couch and go do some work!! I't a gorgeous day so I'm gonna work-out, then meet coworkers for ice-cream, and no, I won't be indulging!! And then I've got to teach late classes-which I really hate in the Winter, but it's actually really cool when the weather's good cos you get the whole day in the sun while it's warm(ish!) and sunny!! BBL oh and BTW, my tan took really well!!
Lazy LMAO so not true. Do they not have SF ice cream there? Pity.
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