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Forum: Other Plans 11-06-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 261
Views: 19,957
Posted By DressageLover
I'm so glad to see people here trying Altshift. I...

I'm so glad to see people here trying Altshift. I hope everyone is patient and give this WOE plenty of time to work.

I have just completed my 5th round and I feel like my body is finally starting...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-19-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,116
Posted By DressageLover
Best $25 I've ever spent! You've got the gist...

Best $25 I've ever spent!
You've got the gist of it, but I encourage you to get the book and check out the social media group. What has been particularly great is that the author has been recording...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-15-2015, 09:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,116
Posted By DressageLover
The Altshift program actually has calorie...

The Altshift program actually has calorie MINIMUMS believe it or not. People who have been starving themselves and not losing or gaining are now dropping weight by eating more and shifting what they...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-13-2015, 10:00 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,116
Posted By DressageLover
I rapidly gained 18 pounds on ZC over a 3 month...

I rapidly gained 18 pounds on ZC over a 3 month period leaving me about 30-40 pounds overweight. While I understand that for some it works well, I deeply regret doing it. I added some carbs back in...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-22-2015, 06:46 AM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,546
Posted By DressageLover
I don't ultimately know what the answer will be...

I don't ultimately know what the answer will be for me, but like the woman in the article that was still obese and stuck at the same weight while starving herself, my own body has been gaining weight...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-20-2015, 07:43 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,546
Posted By DressageLover
On the topic of how we back ourselves into a...

On the topic of how we back ourselves into a corner with long term VLC and calorie restriction, I read an article online today called "Living with Obesity at 700 Calories a Day."

Good food for...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-19-2015, 05:20 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,546
Posted By DressageLover
I just wanted to post an update that adding some...

I just wanted to post an update that adding some carbs back into my diet has gotten the scale moving again. (knock on wood!?) I'm up to about 30 grams that includes a carrot, 1/4 cup of oats...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 09-16-2015, 10:03 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 8,546
Posted By DressageLover
I just want to say that I am backed into the same...

I just want to say that I am backed into the same corner. Sixteen years ago I started CAD, then went to VLC in 2012. Got my weight down to 160 pounds and then it crept back from there while staying...
Forum: Other Plans 06-09-2015, 08:33 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 47,890
Posted By DressageLover
I did straight zero carb (meat only) for a full...

I did straight zero carb (meat only) for a full 30 days and while I enjoyed the benefits of no cravings and satisfaction, I gained weight. Prior to this, I had been slowly gaining on VLC. I'm...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-19-2015, 08:54 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,725
Posted By DressageLover
Are you drinking coffee by chance? I've realized...

Are you drinking coffee by chance? I've realized that coffee can stimulate hunger.
Forum: Other Plans 04-29-2015, 10:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 47,890
Posted By DressageLover
A zero carb menu would look something like this: ...

A zero carb menu would look something like this:
B: steak and eggs
L: burger patties
D: ribeye steak

Some people include dairy but caution that it can cause stalls, gains, or increased hunger....
Forum: Other Plans 04-29-2015, 09:15 PM
Replies: 367
Views: 47,890
Posted By DressageLover
Meat and water! I'm glad to see some others...

Meat and water!

I'm glad to see some others doing it.
I've been LC for 16 years and have slowly gained back about 12 pounds. Every time I get more restrictive, I feel like I create an intolerance...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-27-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 121,189
Posted By DressageLover
OMG - I drank some red wine on Christmas eve and...

OMG - I drank some red wine on Christmas eve and Christmas day and as of yesterday, I was up 6.5 pounds!!!! Back to strict egg fast for me so my work clothes will fit next week. Sheesh.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-07-2014, 03:42 PM
Replies: 1,501
Views: 174,918
Posted By DressageLover
5am: 1 oz cream cheese, 1 T almond butter 7am:...

5am: 1 oz cream cheese, 1 T almond butter
7am: 3 eggs, 1 T butter, 1 oz cheese
10am: 1 oz macadamia nuts
2:30pm: 3 eggs, 2 oz cream cheese topped w/ .5T butter and a drizzle of SF maple syrup...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-07-2014, 03:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,856
Posted By DressageLover
Ha! I've been at this over 15 years and I STILL...

Ha! I've been at this over 15 years and I STILL haven't lost the final pounds.
I went from years on CAD, to straight low carb, to very low carb, to pretty much just meat and eggs and was still...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-06-2014, 09:46 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 121,189
Posted By DressageLover
I just want to add that I have been gaining and...

I just want to add that I have been gaining and losing the same 4 pounds for almost 2 years now. I muscled my way down to very strict LC - pretty much a meat and egg fast and still couldn't lose. I'm...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 12-05-2014, 06:37 AM
Replies: 676
Views: 121,189
Posted By DressageLover
So far, I have found the Egg Fast to be the most...

So far, I have found the Egg Fast to be the most effective means of losing weight for me. I'm not sure if it is because it puts you in perfect NK macros with relatively low protein or if there is...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-22-2014, 06:22 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,419
Posted By DressageLover
I tend to be very hungry most of the time. I just...

I tend to be very hungry most of the time. I just don't get the appetite suppression that other folks do on LC. For me to control my weight, I've realized that not only do I need to eat low carb, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-22-2014, 06:15 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,432
Posted By DressageLover
Sorbitol?

Generally speaking, I avoid all artificial sweeteners and eat a very strict LCHF ketogenic diet.
I have found, however, that the one type of artificial sweetener I seem to be able to get away with -...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 11-16-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,758
Posted By DressageLover
I used to have terrible back pain at work because...

I used to have terrible back pain at work because I'm at a desk so much. I got one of these rolling "saddle" stools and it has made a HUGE difference!
...
Forum: Atkins '72 10-06-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,696
Posted By DressageLover
I try to limit calories to 1,700, but that...

I try to limit calories to 1,700, but that usually means I'm hungry all day and a little cranky. My stomach seems to be happy with about 2,000 - 2,300/day.
My weight is up about 4 pounds right now...
Forum: Atkins '72 10-05-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,696
Posted By DressageLover
Hey guys. No carb creep here. I live on meat,...

Hey guys. No carb creep here. I live on meat, eggs, occasionally cheese, and about an ounce of half and half in my coffee after dinner most nights.
I don't get much appetite suppression - well...
Forum: Atkins '72 10-04-2014, 03:27 PM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,696
Posted By DressageLover
Thanks for the responses. I recently did a...

Thanks for the responses.
I recently did a "Whole30" where you eat super clean - only meat, eggs, and veggies for a month. The program really pushes veggies at all meals and encourages that you eat...
Forum: Atkins '72 10-04-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 227
Views: 16,696
Posted By DressageLover
Help! Please?

Hi everyone.
I'm here, I lurk, I watch you succeed and find it so inspiring.
However, I feel stuck. I follow A72 - mostly just living off of meat and eggs, and I'm still not losing weight.
I feel...
Forum: Atkins '72 09-14-2014, 09:15 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,946
Posted By DressageLover
Uh. I eat so much more than all of you! I'm tall...

Uh. I eat so much more than all of you! I'm tall and I get a good amount of exercise, but still...
Today I ate 4 times. I'm so hungry!
6:30am 2 eggs, 1 chicken leg/thigh
10:30am 5 oz tri tip...
Forum: Atkins '72 09-11-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,946
Posted By DressageLover
B: burger patty & two eggs L: HB eggs, 2 oz...

B: burger patty & two eggs
L: HB eggs, 2 oz ham, and ranch dressing off the top of a chef salad at a business meeting today.
S: 1 buddig beef
D: Tri tip (I LOVE tri tip! Yum!)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-07-2014, 08:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 668
Posted By DressageLover
B: 3 fried eggs with 1 T mayo L: 9 oz tri tip ...

B: 3 fried eggs with 1 T mayo
L: 9 oz tri tip
D: 2 pork chops
Coffee w/ half and half
Forum: Atkins '72 09-07-2014, 07:46 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,946
Posted By DressageLover
Yesterday's food B: 2 eggs, 1 burger patty L:...

Yesterday's food
B: 2 eggs, 1 burger patty
L: 2 chicken thighs, 1 T may, 1 boiled egg
D: tri-tip, coffee w/ heavy cream after

Today's plan
B: 3 fried eggs w/ mayo
L: tri-tip
D: pork chops
Forum: Atkins '72 09-05-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,224
Views: 58,521
Posted By DressageLover
Wow! I experienced appetite suppression today. ...

Wow! I experienced appetite suppression today.
I've been lurking around here for over a month, watching your successes, while continuing to battle with a huge appetite and gaining weight on a very...
Forum: Atkins '72 09-04-2014, 09:51 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,946
Posted By DressageLover
7am: 1 HB egg 9am: 3 HB eggs, 1 T mayo, 1...

7am: 1 HB egg
9am: 3 HB eggs, 1 T mayo, 1 buddig beef
1pm: 2 burger patties, 1 oz sharp cheddar
6pm: Pork shoulder (mostly the top fat fried until crispy)

Lots of water and black coffee
Forum: Atkins '72 08-29-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 26,581
Posted By DressageLover
B: 4 scrambled eggs S: 1 HB egg, 1 buddig beef ...

B: 4 scrambled eggs
S: 1 HB egg, 1 buddig beef
L: 4 chicken thighs
S: 1 buddig beef
D: 3 beef ribs

I am hungry ALL the time! I eat so much more than all of you. I'm not losing and can't seem...
Forum: Atkins '72 08-01-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 26,581
Posted By DressageLover
B: 3 eggs, 1/2 T mayo L: pork D: beef ribs ...

B: 3 eggs, 1/2 T mayo
L: pork
D: beef ribs
Snacks: 1 chicken thigh and 2 HB eggs

Despite eating this way I'm still not losing. :(
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-26-2014, 06:17 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By DressageLover
It makes me feel better to know I'm not alone in...

It makes me feel better to know I'm not alone in this. I do think it's strange because I eat plenty of fatty, salty meat otherwise. Too bad because bacon is SO GOOD! Sigh.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2014, 06:41 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,942
Posted By DressageLover
Does anyone have a problem with bacon?

I eat extremely low carb - mostly just meat and eggs.
I LOVE bacon - especially the thick sliced stuff baked in the oven. YUM!
When I eat it, though, my weight goes up.
I would assume it's water...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-24-2014, 09:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 898
Posted By DressageLover
B:3 eggs w/ 1/2 T mayo S: 1 buddig beef, 1 HB...

B:3 eggs w/ 1/2 T mayo
S: 1 buddig beef, 1 HB egg
L: boneless chicken thighs
S: 1 HB egg
D: Beef ribs - YUM!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-23-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 3,615
Posted By DressageLover
When I eat nuts, I gain weight, I'm more hungry,...

When I eat nuts, I gain weight, I'm more hungry, and I have more cravings.
Peanut butter has been my chronic craving for years.
If I found out that I was going to die tomorrow, I think my first...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-01-2014, 08:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 724
Posted By DressageLover
B: 3 eggs S: 1 hb egg and 1 buddig beef L:...

B: 3 eggs
S: 1 hb egg and 1 buddig beef
L: pork shoulder
D: pork chop, pickle, slice of cheese
Forum: Atkins '72 06-22-2014, 06:28 AM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 76,209
Posted By DressageLover
Congrats on your new baby, Trig! And...

Congrats on your new baby, Trig!

And everyone else, congrats on your successes.

I'm hanging in there and staying on plan but it sure feels like I'm going nowhere.
Forum: Atkins '72 06-20-2014, 08:20 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 76,209
Posted By DressageLover
I wish I could get a better hold on my appetite....

I wish I could get a better hold on my appetite. My hunger typically pushes me to about 2,000 calories/day. My sweet spot to lose is around 1700.

Today
B: 3 eggs, 1/2 T mayo
S: 1 HB egg
L: 8...
Forum: Atkins '72 06-19-2014, 08:31 PM
Replies: 1,907
Views: 76,209
Posted By DressageLover
I hop on the scale too much too. Generally I...

I hop on the scale too much too. Generally I weigh one pound more when I get home from work than I do in the morning. I can tell when I'm having a "whoosh" day in that I feel like I have to pee every...
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