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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-07-2018, 04:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,229
Posted By Big Stevie
Relax!!!! I don't think three teaspons of...

Relax!!!! I don't think three teaspons of anything could sabatoge for a week. Go forth and concquer.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-07-2018, 04:11 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,565
Posted By Big Stevie
I take it. I am not sure if it helps me lose,...

I take it. I am not sure if it helps me lose, but from this video, there are seem to be a lot of potential health benifits. So I take it once or twice a day.
...
Forum: Diabetes 03-07-2018, 03:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 565
Posted By Big Stevie
I say just chose a meter and use it. Within...

I say just chose a meter and use it. Within reason, the actual numbers don't matter that much. Meters read +/-15%. What you should be interested in are trends. Are your numbers going up, going...
Forum: Diabetes 02-25-2018, 04:40 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
When I had pre-diabetes I took metformin and got...

When I had pre-diabetes I took metformin and got my numbers in line with low carb eating. I then drifted away and gained weight and got full-blown diabetes. I would recommend that if you go off...
Forum: Diabetes 02-25-2018, 08:31 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Still at it. I have lost 25 pounds. I am...

Still at it. I have lost 25 pounds. I am feeling better. My dawn fasting numbers are still averaging 130. My other numbers throughout the day are in the 115 to 125 range. Little frustrated...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-29-2018, 08:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 505
Posted By Big Stevie
What low carb food do you eat when your stomach is upset?

I have had an upset stomach for a couple of days. When I am not eating low carb, I would eat toast, flour tortilla, cream of wheat, or banana to settle my stomach. Since all of those things are high...
Forum: Diabetes 01-21-2018, 09:04 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Still rolling along. I am testing my BS. I...

Still rolling along. I am testing my BS. I have been averaging 140 the week as my fasting wake up. (I stared in the high 200's.) I have been on meds and on diet since 1/2 so 19 days. I am now...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-14-2018, 02:08 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Big Stevie
My BG numbers are slowly going down. I am...

My BG numbers are slowly going down. I am feeling good after a tough first week. I am eating good and determined. Hope Jackie is with me!
Forum: Diabetes 01-14-2018, 11:45 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Staying on track. Started taking my second 500mg...

Staying on track. Started taking my second 500mg of Metformin two days ago. Everything seems to have settled in. I am not having bathroom issues anymore, thank God. Also I am past the carvings...
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-14-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 305
Views: 6,207
Posted By Big Stevie
I am still with you guys. Haven't been reporting...

I am still with you guys. Haven't been reporting daily. I will weigh for the first time on Wednesday. All indicators (the way my clothes fit) is that I am on track. I finally feel like I am past...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-11-2018, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By Big Stevie
I have been doing the 16:8 for about 10 days now....

I have been doing the 16:8 for about 10 days now. It was hard at first but I am now settling in. I find I am not hungry and do not obsess over food. I only weigh myself twice a month so I don't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,810
Posted By Big Stevie
I am looking into this as well. I watched a...

I am looking into this as well. I watched a couple of Dr. Berg's videos. Any other info I should check out?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 805
Posted By Big Stevie
You know what you need to do, now just do it! ...

You know what you need to do, now just do it! But don't feel like you need to solve it in a day. It took a while to get out of control. Make a plan and fix it over the next month or two. I just...
Forum: Diabetes 01-06-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
You know what, I have be blaming it on Metformin...

You know what, I have be blaming it on Metformin but I have made a lot of changes this week. Maybe it is more of a cumulative change thing. My stomach felt a bit better today but my head was rough...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2018, 10:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 449
Posted By Big Stevie
It is amazing. They put sugar in everything. ...

It is amazing. They put sugar in everything. The one that shocked me was the roasted chicken at the super market. When I saw that, I knew I just had to read every label.
Forum: Diabetes 01-05-2018, 10:43 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Thanks, Stevie. I am feeling better today. I...

Thanks, Stevie. I am feeling better today. I actually tested my blood today and it was 148. I am happy with that after only being on Metformin for a few days.

Yes, I will start with Atkins...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2018, 10:44 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 736
Posted By Big Stevie
Welcome. You can do this!!! I agree with...

Welcome. You can do this!!! I agree with others, started on Atkins Induction. I am just starting back and am on the 4th day. You can find the Atkins Induction food list online for free. Make...
Forum: Diabetes 01-05-2018, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
As for me, the Metformin has caused diarrhea for...

As for me, the Metformin has caused diarrhea for the past couple days. I hope it is just temporary. I am on my 4th day of Atkins Induction. The combination of the low carb flu and the Metformin...
Forum: Diabetes 01-05-2018, 10:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Thanks for your advice. It looks like you are...

Thanks for your advice. It looks like you are winning the A1C battle.

I was on Atkins for 6 years before being off the last 18 months. I can tell you that for me, Atkins shakes killed me. They...
Forum: Diabetes 01-05-2018, 10:05 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
I watched several of Dr. Fung's videos. They...

I watched several of Dr. Fung's videos. They were great. Are you following his fasting regime? If so, can you tell me how you are doing it?
Forum: Diabetes 01-05-2018, 10:03 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Thanks for sharing. Your story gives me hope.

Thanks for sharing. Your story gives me hope.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2018, 10:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Big Stevie
Starting my 4th day of Atkins Induction. I also...

Starting my 4th day of Atkins Induction. I also started taking Metformin for my diabetes. It has been a hard couple of days but I know I will get there. Thanks for the support guys.
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-04-2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 6,207
Posted By Big Stevie
Third day down. I am eating fine. Carbs have...

Third day down. I am eating fine. Carbs have been in line. But I have had an upset stomach from starting Metformin the same day I started Induction. Not a good idea but I am committed:laugh:. ...
Forum: Diabetes 01-01-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,634
Posted By Big Stevie
Just diagnosed, what is your favorite eating plan to control it?

Just got diagnosed with Diabetes. A1C of 11. Starting on Metformin tomorrow. I am also planning on starting Atkins Induction tomorrow.

Obviously, I have a lot of work to do. What eating...
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-01-2018, 05:56 PM
Replies: 305
Views: 6,207
Posted By Big Stevie
Hello Low Carb Friends, starting Induction...

Hello Low Carb Friends, starting Induction tomorrow. I have fallen off the wagon over the last 18 months. Starting back tomorrow with 40 to lose but more important to me is lowering my blood sugar...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 764
Posted By Big Stevie
I usually do a couple of big pieces of meat on...

I usually do a couple of big pieces of meat on Sunday. It is usually, a whole ham, pork shoulder, or chicken thighs. I then portion it up for the week.

When I cook on Sundays, I don't over...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 717
Posted By Big Stevie
I am with you. Glad to be back with my Low Carb...

I am with you. Glad to be back with my Low Carb Friends. I am motived to get back what I lost (or do I mean gained). Anyway, happy to be here and I am motived by my doctor once again.:sad:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2017, 01:23 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 796
Posted By Big Stevie
I have the same issue. I stall every time at...

I have the same issue. I stall every time at 215. A year an a half ago, I got very angry and tried to go lower. I starved myself but I really didn't go much below. After a couple of months of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,501
Posted By Big Stevie
Hey Jackie, I am in your same boat. Lost a lot...

Hey Jackie, I am in your same boat. Lost a lot of weight and got off all diabetes meds. For the past several years I have been great. I started eating carbs and about a year ago, and now my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 06:43 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,353
Posted By Big Stevie
Frappes out, but replace it with Bullet Proof...

Frappes out, but replace it with Bullet Proof Coffee. You can read up on it but basically it is butter and coffee blended together. I also add an egg and some coconut oil so I get fat and protein....
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 04:35 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,353
Posted By Big Stevie
I just went back and looked at my Diet for a New...

I just went back and looked at my Diet for a New Revolution Book. It says:

"There is no need to count calories. ...Although there is no need to count calories, they do matter ...this does not...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 04:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,883
Posted By Big Stevie
Not that I am aware of, but I will look into it. ...

Not that I am aware of, but I will look into it. I have one store where meat is cheap. One store where vegetables are cheap. I got to Trader Joe's for a couple specialty items like Coconut Oil...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 12:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,718
Posted By Big Stevie
This is the answer for me. I love them. Portion...

This is the answer for me. I love them. Portion control is a real problem, but I still eat a few.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,353
Posted By Big Stevie
I don't know if I am an expert, but I play one on...

I don't know if I am an expert, but I play one on this board from time to time.

It looks like you are doing Atkins. When you start Atkins, you are specifically not supposed to count your...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 9,883
Posted By Big Stevie
It can be expensive for sure. What I have...

It can be expensive for sure. What I have learned is that all grocery stores aren't created equal. You need to do some shopping around. I do not buy all of my food items at one store. Prices...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 12:14 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,975
Posted By Big Stevie
I keep it simple, I cook the following every...

I keep it simple, I cook the following every Sunday and have it ready to go for the week. For spices I just salt, so I can add different flavors and sauces when I heat it up.

1 or 2 big meat...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 11:57 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,204
Posted By Big Stevie
Welcome back. Most people here have started and...

Welcome back. Most people here have started and stopped for one reason or another. You can do this. You already know it worked for you in the past. It will work for you again. Stick around...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 11:48 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,483
Posted By Big Stevie
First off: I enjoy drinking! But when you...

First off: I enjoy drinking!

But when you start a low carb program, part of it is determining what your body can take in terms of carbs. The best way to do that is to eliminate things and bring...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 51
Views: 18,287
Posted By Big Stevie
I always like to answer these questions with "If...

I always like to answer these questions with "If I told you no way, would you start the plan anyway? If you could only loose 50 would you start? If I told you that you wouldn't loose anything but...
Forum: Atkins Induction 12-01-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,872
Posted By Big Stevie
Whenever I drink, I am always extra hungry the...

Whenever I drink, I am always extra hungry the next day. Be careful that it doesn't cause you to overeat the next day. Drink low carb stuff and avoid the beer.

If you cheat with the pizza...
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