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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-05-2016, 09:24 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Just checking in. Happy to see some of you...

Just checking in. Happy to see some of you reporting your successes. Good going, Gibbs and Robman. My eating has not been compliant--too much sweet corn and Red Haven peaches--but they are only in...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-30-2016, 07:39 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Morning all, Have a healthy day.

Morning all, Have a healthy day.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-29-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Happy Monday. Good to hear from everyone. I...

Happy Monday. Good to hear from everyone. I am well into day three and feeling good. I find that I spend a lot more time planning meals and cooking when I am low carbing. I made an awesome...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-28-2016, 11:26 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Welcome new people. Gibbs, 36 pounds!!!...

Welcome new people.

Gibbs, 36 pounds!!! wowsa. You are a beast. Are you feeling good? I wouldn't change a thing unless you are having some side effects.

Looking glass: I have been...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-27-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Good for you, Gibbs. Love it when clothes start...

Good for you, Gibbs. Love it when clothes start to get baggy. I am still struggling to get going. Seems like carbs are conspiring to get in my way. The good thing is that I know that once I get 3...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-24-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Wednesday report: Second day blues for me. ...

Wednesday report: Second day blues for me. Didn't stay on plan, but back at it as of now. Super rainy morning, so I didn't walk either. I did the Whole30 plan this past winter, and it really made...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-23-2016, 10:08 AM
Replies: 488
Views: 27,156
Posted By dianthus
Hi all, I want to join this challenge. I...

Hi all, I want to join this challenge. I remember your posts from the past, and I am glad you are back. I've been low carbing off and on for several years. This time around, I had 4 good months,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-15-2016, 09:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 882
Posted By dianthus
I have ribs!

Not the kind you eat--the kind that I can feel on my sides. Haven't felt them for a while, but there are definitely bumps there. I don't weigh very often so this tells me I am definitely losing,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-03-2016, 02:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 697
Posted By dianthus
I feel for you Coffeegirl. Who knows why we...

I feel for you Coffeegirl. Who knows why we choose to eat foods that make us feel and look our worst? And why is it that one day our resolve sticks and we get on a healthy plan that makes us feel...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 02-28-2016, 08:07 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,764
Posted By dianthus
Amy, It sounds like you are in a good place. I...

Amy, It sounds like you are in a good place. I finished the Whole30, and I am still on plan with an occasional glass of wine. I am still eliminating the grains and dairy and legumes. An occasional...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 02-21-2016, 09:00 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,764
Posted By dianthus
Day 30 of Whole30!!! I confess that I did have a...

Day 30 of Whole30!!! I confess that I did have a glass of red wine on day 27. I had bought a bottle to have on hand after the initial 30 days, but my DH made me dinner and poured me a glass. So,...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 02-15-2016, 10:56 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,764
Posted By dianthus
WTG Amy. What is the deal with one meal off per...

WTG Amy. What is the deal with one meal off per week? Sounds good. I am now at a point where I don't want to be off the plan. I actually lost track of how many days it has been on Whole30. After...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-14-2016, 10:30 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By dianthus
After watching the Wheat Belly video, I think...

After watching the Wheat Belly video, I think wheat products may be more damaging than sugar. There may be a little honey in my future.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-14-2016, 10:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By dianthus
I know that cheese seems hard to give up, but I...

I know that cheese seems hard to give up, but I really don't miss it. Maybe it is a textural thing, but I put some creamy avocado on my omelette or a burger and I get the same mouth feel. I found...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 02-12-2016, 08:47 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,764
Posted By dianthus
So happy I started Whole30 21 days ago. Days...

So happy I started Whole30 21 days ago. Days pass slowly this time of year in my northern Michigan sleepy town, but if I hadn't started 3 weeks ago, time still would have passed and I would be as...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-10-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,888
Posted By dianthus
Love your comment about the Oprah commercials for...

Love your comment about the Oprah commercials for WW. I don't wish for anyone to fail, and I hope WW works for her, but I've tried it and unless I do the lower carb version, I get tremendously...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-10-2016, 09:40 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,415
Posted By dianthus
Happy Camper: Success on Whole30!!

Not many posters on the Paleo thread so I thought I would post here. I am on day 19 of the Whole30 plan. Feel great. I have low carbed in the past with success but for the past year and a half,...
Forum: Paleolithic & Neanderthin 01-30-2016, 01:15 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 8,764
Posted By dianthus
Congrats Sal on your 30 days. I am on day#8 and...

Congrats Sal on your 30 days. I am on day#8 and loving it. No cravings for any of the off plan foods. Loving my vegies and meats, tho it is weird to be cutting up vegetables for my morning meals. ...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2015, 09:28 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,235
Posted By dianthus
Today is day two for me. This site gives me...

Today is day two for me. This site gives me inspiration and motivation. I am determined to hang on this time and keep on plan. We can do this.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 11-13-2015, 09:25 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,759
Posted By dianthus
I restarted yesterday after months of off-on...

I restarted yesterday after months of off-on stumbling and regaining. Took a good long ulook in the mirror and said "enough". Just do it. My mantra is get through one day; if you do one day, you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2014, 04:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 668
Posted By dianthus
Good for you to incorporate running into your...

Good for you to incorporate running into your plan. I think regular exercise is the best antidepressant. While many contributors on this site don't support exercise for weight loss, I have found...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-30-2013, 06:54 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,301
Posted By dianthus
Congratulations to him taking this first step and...

Congratulations to him taking this first step and to you for working with him. This is a real opportunity to change his life. Has he read any material about low carb so he can understand the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-29-2013, 08:22 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By dianthus
It's not an unreasonable fear when you have gone...

It's not an unreasonable fear when you have gone down this path before. The carb indulgences can easily lead to cravings that can keep me going back for more carbs. A lot of the success of the low...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-29-2013, 06:01 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,684
Posted By dianthus
The Morning After...

What do you do the morning after a slipup? I've been lowcarbing for 4 months and slowly losing and feeling really good. I'm committed to a low carb lifestyle for my health. I read these boards a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-13-2013, 09:36 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,541
Posted By dianthus
Thanks for setting up this thread. I can relate...

Thanks for setting up this thread. I can relate to all the comments above.

What made you decide to come back to LC? I was so tired of carrying around excess weight. I felt like my life was...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-13-2013, 06:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,376
Posted By dianthus
I am so sorry for your loss. Please keep coming...

I am so sorry for your loss. Please keep coming back to this forum for support. If you are able to make good food choices now, you will be thankful later when your grief isn't so acute that you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2013, 02:05 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,146
Posted By dianthus
Note to Garlic: I apologize in advance if I...

Note to Garlic: I apologize in advance if I offend you, but you are driving me crazy. If you read all the low carb material, you should know that the body needs water to process carbohydrate...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-09-2013, 06:18 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,105
Posted By dianthus
I feel your pain, Bosco. I am firmly committed...

I feel your pain, Bosco. I am firmly committed to a low carb way of life as a means to control my appetite, my health and my weight, but I fall off the wagon every once in a while. Sometimes I am...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-25-2013, 05:04 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,880
Posted By dianthus
Wow, I'm getting anxious just reading your post. ...

Wow, I'm getting anxious just reading your post. You have done amazing well in the past 3 months. Could you celebrate that accomplishment for a week or so? You sound desperate to lose a certain...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-25-2012, 02:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,238
Posted By dianthus
Your story is so familiar. I have had several...

Your story is so familiar. I have had several successful runs with low carb, and gotten derailed for months over a single bad decision. Once you are off plan, it just seems so much easier to cheat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-25-2012, 07:32 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,954
Posted By dianthus
Posts like this make me crazy. This is a...

Posts like this make me crazy. This is a wonderful diet, but it is not a miracle formula. You have to work the plan to make it work for you. Please, please read the book for the plan you are...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-04-2012, 08:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,989
Posted By dianthus
What is it about this lifestyle that brings out...

What is it about this lifestyle that brings out the predators in other people? Is it jealousy that you are sticking to your plan and losing weight? If a thin person refuses cake at a party, no one...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2012, 05:35 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,443
Posted By dianthus
Thanks for posting, clanger. When I read your...

Thanks for posting, clanger. When I read your post, I had the feeling that you were writing my thoughts. I, too, had long term successes with low carb lifestyle for long periods, yet I struggled...
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