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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2017, 11:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By WanderingStars
Avocado, I absolutely see 2 lb swings all the...

Avocado, I absolutely see 2 lb swings all the time. Don't worry about it. It's water weight. I weigh myself every day and see it goes up, down, up, down, all the time. My husband says he shifts about...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2017, 11:03 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,067
Posted By WanderingStars
I lost 4.5 lbs in August! And I'm now at my goal...

I lost 4.5 lbs in August! And I'm now at my goal weight!!! :) I might drop a pound or two more for insurance, but after a very long plateau, I made it over (it required some exercise, but nothing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-01-2017, 10:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By WanderingStars
Thanks everyone! I lost another pound since...

Thanks everyone! I lost another pound since posting this, which I was not expecting, although I have been eating low-carb still since I wasn't quite sure what to do. What is "eating clean"? I don't...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2017, 08:23 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 548
Posted By WanderingStars
Woo-hoo, I am at my first target weight! What now?

Seven weeks ago, I began a very-low carb diet and started to post here. I have always been thin without much dieting through my life, just genetic I've been told, I'm Asian-American and small framed,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-31-2017, 08:02 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,849
Posted By WanderingStars
Hello! I am glad you made it through. I had my...

Hello! I am glad you made it through. I had my gallbladder out when I was barely 20 years old, and I was a full vegetarian at the time, skinny, very skinny, barely 100 lbs., and they still told me...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-23-2017, 06:49 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,030
Posted By WanderingStars
Oh no! That's what happened to me, years ago....

Oh no! That's what happened to me, years ago. It's so painful. Glad she is finding help!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-21-2017, 07:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
SarahDee, it did go away although I think it took...

SarahDee, it did go away although I think it took about three weeks of being in ketosis, during which I did not have more than probably 3-4 hours of sleep in a day, not kidding. I was wired and then...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2017, 04:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By WanderingStars
I eat when I'm hungry. I don't have much of an...

I eat when I'm hungry. I don't have much of an appetite, although yesterday I ate a lot -- unsure why, but I was really starving -- but normally, I eat twice a day. Generally I don't eat dinner...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-18-2017, 03:57 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By WanderingStars
Thanks all! I always seem to feel my worst right...

Thanks all! I always seem to feel my worst right before I drop more weight, so strange. I'm down another two pounds since posting this, and if it stays, I'm at my goal weight (although I will try to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2017, 09:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 564
Posted By WanderingStars
Ideas for higher-fat meals?

I finally sat down and "did my macros" and think one reason I may not be losing quite as fast as I would like -- in addition to not having that far to go -- might be that I am eating too much protein...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2017, 08:04 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,951
Posted By WanderingStars
Well, a long time ago, before I did low-carbs, I...

Well, a long time ago, before I did low-carbs, I stopped eating sugar for about a year. I just figured it was better for me. I also didn't really eat sugar substitutes or natural sweets very often. I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-17-2017, 07:59 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
Lilliana, it could be that. I really don't know!...

Lilliana, it could be that. I really don't know! It's stayed, however.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-15-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 1,046
Views: 535,257
Posted By WanderingStars
New favorite! Dilled, creamy mushrooms: ...

New favorite!

Dilled, creamy mushrooms:

Slice about 5-7 larger mushrooms and saute in a pan on medium with water, a splash of soy sauce, and a splash of worcestershire sauce, plus 2 cloves of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2017, 03:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 626
Posted By WanderingStars
I had bad problems with this! My blood pressure...

I had bad problems with this! My blood pressure is normally low, and it seems to also drop when I get hypoglycemic -- I have pre-diabetes. I was faint, outright, when I started on low carbs. It's...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2017, 03:22 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
You know, I am wondering if I was anemic. I was...

You know, I am wondering if I was anemic. I was really thinking hard about the eye circles, and I was almost-vegetarian before starting low-carbs (I ate a little chicken or fish, but not often,...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-15-2017, 03:16 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
Avellaneda, so true! I didn't even think about...

Avellaneda, so true! I didn't even think about the extra skin, but yes, I actually DO think that's some of it. I had NEVER gained so much weight, ever, and it was from being sedentary more than...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-14-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
Yep, I don't do low-carb versions of anything. I...

Yep, I don't do low-carb versions of anything. I just eat very simple, unprocessed things, usually. I think that's part of why I've lost weight (at around 10 lbs. now, in a bit less than 5 weeks).
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-14-2017, 12:07 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 413
Posted By WanderingStars
Egg fast. Again. Day one.

Egg fast. Again. Day one.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
Thanks everyone! I am definitely craving sweets...

Thanks everyone! I am definitely craving sweets like crazy now, but back on the wagon.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2017, 05:05 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
I promise to go back to a 100% meat, eggs, and...

I promise to go back to a 100% meat, eggs, and salad greens diet for the next week...

Argh!

Yes, I am here to keep myself accountable, thanks! I felt so out of control, it was strange. I've...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2017, 05:02 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,094
Posted By WanderingStars
Five weeks, and I went on a carb "binge" :(

Just needing a bit of emotional support. Last night, someone made hot cinnamon rolls in the house, then left them on the counter glazed.

I have been REALLY good with my low-carbs, keeping to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-13-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,594
Posted By WanderingStars
Yes, I have to take digestive enzymes too. They...

Yes, I have to take digestive enzymes too. They help, but not 100% for me, maybe 50%

However, I did an egg fast and broke a plateau, finally. So that was good. I didn't have any bad effects from...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 08-12-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 8,985
Posted By WanderingStars
I don't like that sugar is processed in such a...

I don't like that sugar is processed in such a way that damages the environment, so I used to buy raw evaporated cane juice instead. I haven't bought white sugar in years.

I know that doesn't go...
Forum: Organic and Natural Eating 08-12-2017, 10:54 AM
Replies: 14
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Posted By WanderingStars
Teavana has a peach tea that is outrageously...

Teavana has a peach tea that is outrageously good. Also, Celestial Seasonings' Tangerine Zinger, Raspberry Zinger, and their berry flavored teas are wonderful and very naturally sweet. Also the...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-12-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 533
Posted By WanderingStars
Ending an egg fast, so I think I'm going to have...

Ending an egg fast, so I think I'm going to have a nice spaghetti squash with ground turkey and a salad today.

I skipped breakfast. I was not hungry.

The spaghetti squash is my favorite...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-12-2017, 10:44 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
Woohoo! I lost another pound since yesterday. The...

Woohoo! I lost another pound since yesterday. The egg fast broke my stall.

I'm looking carefully at my macros, and it seems that I lose weight almost 100% of the time if I keep to under 15 carbs...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-11-2017, 12:34 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,316
Posted By WanderingStars
Yes, I had great luck with an egg fast. I was...

Yes, I had great luck with an egg fast. I was completely stalled for 18 days and did a three-day egg fast, and while the pounds didn't come flying off, I *did* lose about 1.5 lbs, which I hadn't lost...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-11-2017, 12:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
Thanks again, Charski. Helpful to talk to someone...

Thanks again, Charski. Helpful to talk to someone about the water thing. Everyone says "Drink water, drink more water!" I don't really drink a ton of water, normally, maybe 4 cups a day plus some tea...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2017, 08:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,049
Posted By WanderingStars
Wait, I already replied to this post! Well,...

Wait, I already replied to this post!

Well, I just really love Greek Yogurt! Always have :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2017, 07:57 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
Ah! Charski, everyone kept telling me to drink...

Ah! Charski, everyone kept telling me to drink more! So confusing... I will watch out, thanks.

I just so appreciate this forum. It keeps me very accountable. Also, I'm so much more energetic on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-10-2017, 02:27 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
My BMR is really low... it's 1,100 calories a day...

My BMR is really low... it's 1,100 calories a day :/ Even my daily calorie recommended intake is 1,400 calories only.

It's hard to lose weight when you are small-framed and sedentary.
...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2017, 08:38 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
Sigh, now I'm just back to what I was before. ...

Sigh, now I'm just back to what I was before.

I'm trying an egg fast. I've added an hour of exercise a day. I'm drinking coffee every morning and a gallon of water a day. I am in dark purple...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-09-2017, 08:36 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 539
Posted By WanderingStars
B: 2 hard boiled eggs and 2 cups of coffee L: 1...

B: 2 hard boiled eggs and 2 cups of coffee
L: 1 hard boiled egg with 1 T. mayo and
D: a pot of unsweetened green tea

I'm still stalled at the same weight that I've been, more or less, for 18...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-08-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 666
Posted By WanderingStars
Hardboiled eggs with mayo. More hardboiled eggs...

Hardboiled eggs with mayo. More hardboiled eggs with mayo. Hardboiled eggs without mayo. It's a good thing hardboiled eggs are one of my most favorite foods.

Also, I was super proud to drink...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2017, 02:56 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 647
Posted By WanderingStars
Since starting low-carbs, everything tastes...

Since starting low-carbs, everything tastes sweeter to me. Truth! I no longer add sweetener to anything and don't crave sweets at all. Food has more flavor in general.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2017, 02:53 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,316
Posted By WanderingStars
Oh! I have insulin resistance, I think. I am...

Oh! I have insulin resistance, I think. I am pre-diabetic, all of one point below "diabetic." I'm also hypoglycemic, apparently. I suspect I am probably diabetic because it runs strongly in my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2017, 02:40 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 8,316
Posted By WanderingStars
Avocados and coconuts are both low-carbs and...

Avocados and coconuts are both low-carbs and low-protein, I think.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-06-2017, 02:36 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
So, update! I woke up and finally, finally...

So, update! I woke up and finally, finally dropped almost a pound. I didn't go out of ketosis (I don't think), although my ketostix shifted from dark purple to kind of medium pink for the first time...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-05-2017, 04:24 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,168
Posted By WanderingStars
healthnut, that's exactly what I am thinking to...

healthnut, that's exactly what I am thinking to do as well. I signed up with a rec center membership and remember the only time I ever had to lose weight before, after I had a baby a long time ago, I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 08-04-2017, 12:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,095
Posted By WanderingStars
I live in California, so we have great salmon...

I live in California, so we have great salmon here! It's super fresh. We have a lot of good fish here but the prices are usually high, but we can get fresh salmon, basa, tilapia, cod sometimes, ahi...
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