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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-10-2018, 07:06 AM
Replies: 28
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Posted By Ailuros
I used to like a tsp of cocoa powder mixed into...

I used to like a tsp of cocoa powder mixed into Greek yoghurt, but I haven’t done it for a while.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-08-2018, 02:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By Ailuros
Slow, I must check out Ottolenghi’s site — I find...

Slow, I must check out Ottolenghi’s site — I find some of his recipes look very interesting when they turn up in the Guardian. I think I’ll stay away from the halva ones though, because it’s...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-07-2018, 02:59 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By Ailuros
Yes, Bembo is lovely, and makes us focus on more...

Yes, Bembo is lovely, and makes us focus on more cheerful things. I still have some post-viral stuff, but unfortunately, there doesn’t seem to be any way to get through that faster than it wants to...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-07-2018, 02:10 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By Ailuros
My father is in a pretty pitiful state these...

My father is in a pretty pitiful state these days: he can hear and understand, but can barely move, and his speech is so unclear that you canít make out more than the odd word, and most of the time...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-02-2018, 01:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 573
Posted By Ailuros
Happy New Year! We’re just about to head...

Happy New Year!

We’re just about to head home after spending Christmas at my parents’, with the Internet connection down for most of the time.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 11-19-2017, 12:11 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Bembo is learning Chinese calligraphy. ...

Bembo is learning Chinese calligraphy.

http://www.teacup.org.uk/storage/B9F3CCF5-5EFC-4357-ABAD-36C3E73DEFC8L0001.jpg
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 11-19-2017, 05:41 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Hello! Sorry about the gastroenteritis, Shy. I...

Hello! Sorry about the gastroenteritis, Shy. I hope it didn’t spoil the holidays.

I had a lovely time in Venice — been back almost a week, so I’m still trying to get the focus together to lose the...
Forum: JUDDD 10-17-2017, 03:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 4,415
Posted By Ailuros
Hereís one of mine. ...

Hereís one of mine.

http://www.teacup.org.uk/storage/Image%209.jpg
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 09-20-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Well done on the weight and the driving, Kissa!...

Well done on the weight and the driving, Kissa! We had a few bothersome fruit flies this year too. I couldn’t work out what they were living on, but they seem to have gone now.

Hope you’re heading...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-23-2017, 11:24 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
The funeral went smoothly, Shy — in fact, the...

The funeral went smoothly, Shy — in fact, the weather was lovely, and my Uncle’s house is only a hundred yards from the beach, so I actually managed a little mini-escape for a few minutes.

We also...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-16-2017, 08:51 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
My uncle has specified brightly coloured clothing...

My uncle has specified brightly coloured clothing too, Slow — and also spent quite a few years in the Merchant Navy.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-14-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Thanks, Shy, Mimosa, Kissa. We’re off on...

Thanks, Shy, Mimosa, Kissa. We’re off on Wednesday to take my mother to the funeral & stay for a few days. My uncle was in his 80s and I think funerals for people who’ve lived a full life aren’t...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-11-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
My uncle died this morning, so I’ll be heading...

My uncle died this morning, so I’ll be heading north again in a few days to take my mother to his funeral. I spent yesterday booking the transport for a yoga weekend in Narbonne in October and added...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-09-2017, 06:40 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
I had hot flushes, but the real problems for me...

I had hot flushes, but the real problems for me were depression and total lack of energy or resilience. I just felt totally wiped out for years. Sorry, Mimosa, not trying to scare you! Just that if...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-09-2017, 05:39 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Hormones are a pain! I hope you can find...

Hormones are a pain! I hope you can find something that helps. If I’d known how horrible it was and how long it would last, I might have tried harder instead of just waiting it out.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-07-2017, 09:50 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
True. Most people hit it at some point.

True. Most people hit it at some point.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-07-2017, 09:36 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
The hospital staff are great, but at some point...

The hospital staff are great, but at some point they’re going to want the bed back, and I worry that when that happens, they’ll put pressure on us to send him anywhere that has space, whether we like...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-06-2017, 02:00 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
The problem isn’t so much finding a nice nursing...

The problem isn’t so much finding a nice nursing home, but finding one that has any space. I’ll be on the phone again tomorrow trying to make a bit of progress. He’s been in hospital a month now.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-04-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Have a lovely weekend, Kissa & Vicky. We’re...

Have a lovely weekend, Kissa & Vicky.

We’re heading home for a few days. Still haven't found a suitable place for my father, so I’ll be trying to make some progress remotely next week.
Forum: JUDDD 08-03-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 217
Views: 8,340
Posted By Ailuros
Iíve just worked out why the July thread has been...

Iíve just worked out why the July thread has been so quiet.:o
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 08-03-2017, 02:00 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
:hiya: Weíre at my parentsí trying to sort out...

:hiya: Weíre at my parentsí trying to sort out nursing homes and all that stuff. Meeting friends for lunch today.
Forum: JUDDD 07-27-2017, 12:43 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Phoenix, I’ve never done an “official” allergy...

Phoenix, I’ve never done an “official” allergy test, but I did a blood test through the post one once. It said egg was the strongest reaction, with tiny ones for almonds & a couple of grains, and...
Forum: JUDDD 07-27-2017, 08:07 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
At least we donít have to pay to be messed...

At least we donít have to pay to be messed around! It was a few years ago, and it got a lot better when I stopped using fabric conditioner. Itís pretty much gone away now.
Forum: JUDDD 07-27-2017, 04:25 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
My GP sent me to their asthma nurse (12 week wait...

My GP sent me to their asthma nurse (12 week wait to see her). She sent me home with a flow meter and told me to take readings for a month, then come back - another 12 week wait for the next...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-25-2017, 11:31 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
At least we managed to take my mother on a little...

At least we managed to take my mother on a little trip to the seaside while we were there. She wouldn't go out while my father was at home.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-25-2017, 10:00 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Oh, that’s great news! My father's asleep a...

Oh, that’s great news!

My father's asleep a lot of the time. You can sit with him for a couple of hours and he just wakes up for a moment and doesn't necessarily remember the visit later, so it's...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-25-2017, 07:31 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Thanks, Shy. In some ways the fact that the...

Thanks, Shy. In some ways the fact that the decline happened in hospital makes it easier than sending him from home. It’s fairly clear that he needs full time nursing care, so in that sense it’s not...
Forum: JUDDD 07-25-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Iím not. What Iím trying to do is three meals a...

Iím not. What Iím trying to do is three meals a day of moderate low carb. Iím not managing to be very consistent about it, and Iíd like to lose about 15 lb. I have an assortment of family members...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-25-2017, 06:20 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Is Vicky still over here? Hope she and Kissa are...

Is Vicky still over here? Hope she and Kissa are having a great time & that everyone else is doing well.

We’re just back from a few days at my parents’. My father’s in hospital, and not in great...
Forum: JUDDD 07-25-2017, 06:10 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Not only are the numbers very variable, but the...

Not only are the numbers very variable, but the idea that you can eat as much as you want of anything you want on a significant number of days is not realistic for most people who need to lose weight.
Forum: JUDDD 07-24-2017, 12:00 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
2000 calories for 25 days of the month wouldnít...

2000 calories for 25 days of the month wouldnít work for weight loss for me!
Forum: JUDDD 07-24-2017, 11:52 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Most of the plans that mention “feast” days turn...

Most of the plans that mention “feast” days turn out to mean something much more moderate when you read the small print!
Forum: JUDDD 07-14-2017, 10:03 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Thanks, Kissa. Hugs always help!

Thanks, Kissa. Hugs always help!
Forum: JUDDD 07-12-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
I hope you’re having a wonderful birthday, Carly!

I hope you’re having a wonderful birthday, Carly!
Forum: JUDDD 07-12-2017, 01:22 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Thanks. He currently has pneumonia, which is...

Thanks. He currently has pneumonia, which is responding to antibiotics, but his underlying condition is PSP, for which there is no treatment, and as a result of which he can barely move, speak or...
Forum: JUDDD 07-11-2017, 12:30 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
Wow, Phoenix, so glad you found him! I’d be...

Wow, Phoenix, so glad you found him! I’d be devastated if Bembo was missing!

Still muddling along here. My father’s in hospital. Not in immediate danger, but going downhill overall. They just...
Forum: JUDDD 07-01-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 9,518
Posted By Ailuros
I never manage to keep up for more than a day or...

I never manage to keep up for more than a day or two, but Iím still around! :hiya:
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 06-24-2017, 07:26 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
Congratulations, Mimosa. It looks as if you had a...

Congratulations, Mimosa. It looks as if you had a lovely wedding! I hope you have a long and happy life together.
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 06-13-2017, 04:17 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 9,042
Posted By Ailuros
I hope your husband gets some good news, Shy. So...

I hope your husband gets some good news, Shy. So worrying.

We’re all hanging on. :) Bembo keeps us cheerful at this end, and my nephew and niece are busy getting the next generation underway at...
Forum: JUDDD 06-02-2017, 02:13 PM
Replies: 225
Views: 11,119
Posted By Ailuros
I’m not doing any IF at the moment, but when I...

I’m not doing any IF at the moment, but when I did, I did something more like 35%, I think.
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