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Forum: Other Plans 01-17-2018, 03:45 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 370
Posted By Maria527
Dr. Dukan does not recommend protein drinks, but...

Dr. Dukan does not recommend protein drinks, but I don't see the harm in using and egg white protein powder.

This is on the Dukan website:

We don’t recommend protein powder as a part of the...
Forum: Other Plans 01-16-2018, 10:06 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 370
Posted By Maria527
Pina - You're doing great! How did you come up...

Pina - You're doing great! How did you come up with your BMR?

Hopetolose - I'm officially on today too! ... and, I signed up for the online coaching program to help me stay on track. I started...
Forum: Other Plans 01-14-2018, 06:48 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 370
Posted By Maria527
So you are heating yoghurt, oat bran, and egg...

So you are heating yoghurt, oat bran, and egg whites in the microwave for your porridge? I used to mix the oat ban in my yoghurt cold and have hard boils eggs on the side.

You did a good job on...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-13-2018, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 469
Posted By Maria527
Thank you for sharing the info Dottie! My salads...

Thank you for sharing the info Dottie! My salads are usually romaine ans spinach mixed.
Forum: Other Plans 01-12-2018, 12:07 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 370
Posted By Maria527
I like the way you are posting weights and...

I like the way you are posting weights and macronutrient ratios Pina! It will help me follow suit. I'll get things sorted out this weekend with the Dukan guidelines and allowable foods, then dig in...
Forum: Other Plans 01-12-2018, 04:18 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 370
Posted By Maria527
Hi Pina! I was just sitting here beating myself...

Hi Pina! I was just sitting here beating myself up because I'm a diet hopper. I keep switching and not sticking with one way of eating and following it through to success. I'm all over the place and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-10-2018, 03:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 559
Posted By Maria527
I tried IF but didn't stick with it. I was...

I tried IF but didn't stick with it. I was getting good results though. I'll give it another go by eating between 10:00 a.m. and 7:00 a.m. I only get into trouble if I eat anything after 7:00 p.m....
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-09-2018, 03:05 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 933
Posted By Maria527
Hi Jim. I am interested in your program. I...

Hi Jim. I am interested in your program. I don't want to eat once a day, but eating twice a day would work for me. My body responds best to a keto diet, but I'm having a hard time buckling down. ...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 01-09-2018, 03:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 933
Posted By Maria527
Hello everyone! I could use some keto...

Hello everyone! I could use some keto motivation! I've been yo-yoing and now my body is really out of wack. I've been trying to get back on track since the new year, but I'm off to a slow start...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 07-18-2017, 07:36 AM
Replies: 146
Views: 5,604
Posted By Maria527
Hello Everyone, I have about 15 pounds to...

Hello Everyone,

I have about 15 pounds to lose by September in preparation for a vacation. Also, I've been off track an need to return to clean eating/no cheats.

I am doing a Keto diet with no...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-16-2017, 06:29 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,208
Posted By Maria527
HaHa QueenBacon! - I've had good results doing...

HaHa QueenBacon! - I've had good results doing meat and eggs in the past, but have been less successful this past week. I'm going to try an actual Egg Fast starting tomorrow.

I've been out of...
Forum: Atkins Induction 06-21-2017, 03:27 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 932
Posted By Maria527
I originally lost 20 lbs on Atkins induction and...

I originally lost 20 lbs on Atkins induction and just walking. After I lost the weight I started exercising more vigorously, 3 hours a day like you. I was running or swimming in the mornings, doing...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 02-09-2017, 10:13 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
I fell off the wagon, hence why I have not...

I fell off the wagon, hence why I have not checked in for awhile. Gah!

But I started a workplace fitness program Monday which I think will help keep me accountable. There are weekly weigh-ins....
Forum: Other Plans 02-09-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,183
Posted By Maria527
This meat and egg reboot is REALLY helping me,...

This meat and egg reboot is REALLY helping me, thank God. I made it through 3 days, my weight is dropping, I've had no alcohol, and I'm starting to get motivated to workout more consistently.


...
Forum: Other Plans 02-07-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,183
Posted By Maria527
I started meat and eggs yesterday. I'm having a...

I started meat and eggs yesterday. I'm having a hard time getting into a groove, so I'm hoping this will help get me back on the road to clean eating.

Yesterday:
Coffee, light cream, stevia...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-16-2017, 06:45 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Some reminders on the effects of alcohol on...

Some reminders on the effects of alcohol on weight loss and metabolism:


"Drinking alcohol can result in water retention that increases the body’s weight for two or three days but it can also...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-16-2017, 06:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Avocat - I will join you in confession. :sad: ...

Avocat - I will join you in confession. :sad:

It started Friday night with a bottle of Brut Champagne (because I've read dry champagne has the least carbs). Then it continued with Cabernet...
Forum: Other Plans 01-12-2017, 06:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
No joke! I'm not overweight, I just want to lose...

No joke! I'm not overweight, I just want to lose a few pounds as my own personal goal for race season (run races and triathlons).

I have hypothyroidism.
I am pre-menopausal.
I am a binge...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 01-10-2017, 07:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By Maria527
Wow, thank you for sharing your info. Come back...

Wow, thank you for sharing your info. Come back and let us know how your followup goes!
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-07-2017, 05:10 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
What did you do to stop yourself? Did you have...

What did you do to stop yourself? Did you have an alternative like a diet soda or something?

I survived the work week with NO alcohol! Thursday afternoon, my boss sensed my stress level and...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-05-2017, 02:03 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Having a LOT of stress at work today. I want a...

Having a LOT of stress at work today. I want a drink when I get home!!!
:help:
Forum: Other Plans 01-05-2017, 04:32 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
I like your exercise routine. I'm having a hard...

I like your exercise routine. I'm having a hard time getting back into working out. I do have a home dumbbell routine; maybe I should start with that. And Dr. Dukan requires a walk every day, I...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-05-2017, 04:19 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Good job everyone! What is everyone doing in...

Good job everyone! What is everyone doing in place of alcohol? I see Stella mentioned a hot bath. I've been doing real well making hot tea in the evenings when I would normally have wine. ...
Forum: Other Plans 01-03-2017, 04:34 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
Dukan Diet Attack Phase Day 1 Current Weight:...

Dukan Diet Attack Phase Day 1
Current Weight: 132

3 Cups Coffee w/ Skim milk & Stevia drops
Salmon Breakfast Sandwich
---Oat Bran Muffin
---(1.5 T Oat Bran, 1/2 tsp B. Powder, 1.5 T...
Forum: Other Plans 01-03-2017, 04:16 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
Sounds like you had fun! I bet you do have mostly...

Sounds like you had fun! I bet you do have mostly water weight that will drop back off quickly.

My official starting weight is 132; goal is 118. So 14 lbs to go!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-02-2017, 05:14 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,496
Posted By Maria527
1. Follow through ALL four phases of the Dukan...

1. Follow through ALL four phases of the Dukan Diet.
2. Lose 15 pounds on Dukan.
3. Give up alcohol completely until I lose the weight; then moderation.
4. Complete a few run races and...
Forum: Other Plans 01-02-2017, 04:55 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
I am starting the Dukan Attack Phase on January...

I am starting the Dukan Attack Phase on January 3. I'm not sure how long I will stay on Attack Phase, but I'm thinking 4 to 5 days.

I tried this diet over the summer. I lost several pounds...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-02-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Today is my Day 1 and I'm having my evening...

Today is my Day 1 and I'm having my evening craving. My husband is drinking a beer and watching football. I am drinking a seltzer water. I'm going to keep drinking water until 8:00 p.m., then make...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-02-2017, 08:45 AM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Okay, today is Day 1 of no alcohol for me. I'm...

Okay, today is Day 1 of no alcohol for me. I'm off work this one more day. I have a stressful job and had gotten into the habit of drinking every night after work. Plus my husband is a drinker and...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 01-01-2017, 01:52 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 6,040
Posted By Maria527
Perfect! Alcohol is my biggest challenge. I am...

Perfect! Alcohol is my biggest challenge. I am going no alcohol starting January 2. I REALLY need support!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2017, 01:11 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 694
Posted By Maria527
Sauerkraut Stew topped with sour cream! I...

Sauerkraut Stew topped with sour cream!

I was raised on pork and sauerkraut for New Year's day. But later I moved to the south where we eat black-eyed peas and collard greens. I've tried cooking...
Forum: Other Plans 01-01-2017, 01:08 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 4,183
Posted By Maria527
Awesome. M&E is most definitely the best way to...

Awesome. M&E is most definitely the best way to reboot! I'll be starting the Dukan Diet Attack Phase which is essentially meat and eggs, except that Dukan allows non-fat Greek Yogurt, cottage cheese,...
Forum: Other Plans 12-05-2016, 02:03 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
Yes, I've been on and off of it. My husband and...

Yes, I've been on and off of it. My husband and I traveled to visit family for Thanksgiving week and I fell off the wagon. And now there's all of the Christmas parties and get-togethers, not to...
Forum: Other Plans 09-05-2016, 05:46 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
I had a really rough start the first two weeks,...

I had a really rough start the first two weeks, but I'm finally on board! I've completed the Attack phase and have started the Cruise phase.

So far I'm down 8 lbs.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 09-05-2016, 05:31 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 4,276
Posted By Maria527
I'm in the same boat with gaining what I lost...

I'm in the same boat with gaining what I lost back in 2008. My problem is not following through all of the phases of whatever diet I have chosen (at that time it was Atkins). I think a lot of us...
Forum: Other Plans 08-30-2016, 10:12 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
I'm so glad you shared this. I like Dukan, but...

I'm so glad you shared this. I like Dukan, but am having a hard time wrapping my head around just how low fat it is. I like your idea of combing principles from the two diets. I have cut back on...
Forum: The Exercise Board 08-16-2016, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,020
Posted By Maria527
Hey Brian! Long time!!! I got burned out after...

Hey Brian! Long time!!! I got burned out after my 3rd full Ironman in September 2013. After that, I did Raleigh 70.3 in June 2014, then promptly fell off the grid.

I'm up about 20 lbs since...
Forum: Other Plans 08-13-2016, 04:12 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,212
Posted By Maria527
I plan to start Dukan Monday (August 15). I just...

I plan to start Dukan Monday (August 15). I just went shopping and have been reading about it online. It is weird for me to go from high fat to low fat, but I'm so sensitive to extra calories that...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 05-12-2016, 04:23 AM
Replies: 157
Views: 5,750
Posted By Maria527
Personally, I think Primal/Paleo is the easiest!...

Personally, I think Primal/Paleo is the easiest! All whole foods, nothing packaged or processed. I just throw whatever meat in a black iron skillet and whatever veggies in a steamer. Or use ground...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 05-11-2016, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 721
Posted By Maria527
Well done! I lost weight on LC back in 2008. ...

Well done! I lost weight on LC back in 2008. Over the years I got complacent and slowly started gaining back. I've tried a few other diets, but nothing has ever worked as good as LC. I'm hoping to...
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