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Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 06-04-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 139
Views: 39,608
Posted By shunsweets
My experience was similar to Snowmop's. Had...

My experience was similar to Snowmop's. Had severe lower belly pain and went to the ER. Ended up with emergency surgery with an incision from chest to pubic bone and they removed my whole sigmoid...
Forum: The Exercise Board 04-22-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 35,141
Posted By shunsweets
Just read through this thread. Great job puppy...

Just read through this thread. Great job puppy love and enemy sugar! Puppy what does cize and piyo mean? And how do you ever do elliptical for 2-4 hours! Wow! Do you watch a movie or read or listen...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 03-26-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 9,153
Posted By shunsweets
My daughter had her gallbladder out on Monday...

My daughter had her gallbladder out on Monday after 11/2 years of chronic pain and frequent attacks. She is 39, thin, and eats a low fat diet. Her ultrasounds and CT scan showed only inflammation (...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-25-2017, 04:45 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,552
Posted By shunsweets
I made the penne. I found it very chewy much more...

I made the penne. I found it very chewy much more so than the regular shirataki penne. I rinsed it then heated it in the micro then rinsed again. Maybe I toughened it somehow? It was good in my Asian...
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 02-19-2017, 03:51 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,552
Posted By shunsweets
I just got my box of penne pasta. Haven't tried...

I just got my box of penne pasta. Haven't tried any yet. My box was torn up too but none were missing. Really hoping I like this as I am burned out on plain shirataki.
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 01-30-2017, 12:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By shunsweets
Thanks Carol. I see my doc in February so will...

Thanks Carol. I see my doc in February so will see what he reccomends. My DH has taken Lipitor for years with no problems. I guess some just tolerate statins better than others.
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 01-28-2017, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By shunsweets
Thanks Carol. I do exercise. Race walk 5 miles...

Thanks Carol. I do exercise. Race walk 5 miles every day. I am thin but struggle with keeping bgs in line. On metformin but trying not to add another diabetes drug. I used Pravachol the first time...
Forum: Cholesterol and Heart Health 01-25-2017, 05:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,037
Posted By shunsweets
I just got my lab work today cholesterol 400. I...

I just got my lab work today cholesterol 400. I have been eating strictly LCHF with less than 30 carbs a day. My doc wants me on statins I am sure but I had a bad reaction to them in the past....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 11-19-2016, 02:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,925
Posted By shunsweets
Haven't seen any of these at Acme ( the only...

Haven't seen any of these at Acme ( the only store near us). Sure hope they get them soon.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 09-04-2016, 08:25 AM
Replies: 133
Views: 32,276
Posted By shunsweets
Watching this closely. Thanks for experimenting...

Watching this closely. Thanks for experimenting Barbo. I really miss pasta and potatoes!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 08-18-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 13,174
Posted By shunsweets
How did I miss this all these years! Made a batch...

How did I miss this all these years! Made a batch in the micro using the original recipe except walnuts instead of sliced almonds as I didn't have sliced almonds on hand. It was crispy and delicious....
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-14-2016, 08:35 AM
Replies: 117
Views: 10,496
Posted By shunsweets
Welcome back . Looking forward to some new yummy...

Welcome back . Looking forward to some new yummy recipes. Congrats on the grandchild!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-08-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 296
Views: 43,216
Posted By shunsweets
Still making this from time to time.

Still making this from time to time.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 05-02-2016, 06:51 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,279
Posted By shunsweets
Does anyone know the American equivalents for 20g...

Does anyone know the American equivalents for 20g butter, 30g cream , and 7g coconut flour and oat bran? Would like to try the cookie dough but don't know metric.
Thanks!
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 04-01-2016, 01:47 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,401
Posted By shunsweets
Just made Tater Head's cookies from post #13. Wow...

Just made Tater Head's cookies from post #13. Wow they came out great! Thanks Tater Head!
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-27-2016, 07:47 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,004
Posted By shunsweets
That coconut chicken recipe looks yummy. I am...

That coconut chicken recipe looks yummy. I am going to give it a try.
Good luck on your diet and may you get a remission on the CA. My husband has it too but is now in remission!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-10-2016, 04:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,536
Posted By shunsweets
Yep I drink hot water in the winter, ice water in...

Yep I drink hot water in the winter, ice water in the summer. Water is my staple beverage.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 10-02-2015, 09:35 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,722
Posted By shunsweets
Wish netrition carried the premier shakes. Not...

Wish netrition carried the premier shakes. Not available here.
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 08-06-2015, 09:55 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,788
Posted By shunsweets
I think exactly what you found, Cathy, where your...

I think exactly what you found, Cathy, where your friend under reported the amount of carbs being consumed is what doctors run into over and over with diabetic patients. They insist they are eating...
Forum: Other Plans 08-06-2015, 09:36 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Hi ladies. All is well with my diet. I have found...

Hi ladies. All is well with my diet. I have found my bgs do better with a 3-6-6 limit rather than Dr B's suggestion but that is because I am putting off insulin as long as possible. I am sure with a...
Forum: Other Plans 07-31-2015, 09:27 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
I use .5 protein/kg of lean body mass as my...

I use .5 protein/kg of lean body mass as my minimum and did increase to .8 while healing from surgery when I knew major tissue repair was going on. I think I chose that number based on Dr K's...
Forum: Other Plans 07-30-2015, 05:12 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Thanks for the recipe hopetolose. Glad you are...

Thanks for the recipe hopetolose. Glad you are sticking with it. I made a big platter of deviled eggs today and will be using those for snacks the next few days. I do best if I have something...
Forum: Other Plans 07-30-2015, 02:52 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Thanks AuntieEm. I have read a couple of studies...

Thanks AuntieEm. I have read a couple of studies about growing beta cells for possible transplant for type 1 diabetics. I think we are still 10 years out but very exciting stuff.

Now if we could...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 07-29-2015, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,691
Posted By shunsweets
Yep. Worms are yucky. I have a problem with...

Yep. Worms are yucky. I have a problem with developing an adversion to foods when I associate something off putting with them. I used to buy my eggs from a local farm but after several blood spots...
Forum: Other Plans 07-29-2015, 01:44 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
95 is good hopetolose! Mine was 121 this morning....

95 is good hopetolose! Mine was 121 this morning. I still have the goal of the "normal" bgs Dr Bernstein writes and talks about so I want to see my tastings in the 80's. Doubt I will be able to get...
Forum: Other Plans 07-29-2015, 06:02 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Hi AuntieEm. I wrote a little post in the NK...

Hi AuntieEm. I wrote a little post in the NK forum. As you know these matters are so complex it is hard to address them in a paragraph and I am always hesitant to advise anyone on what may be medical...
Forum: Nutritional Ketosis / High Fat, Low Carb 07-29-2015, 05:52 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,788
Posted By shunsweets
Interesting discussion. Of course we should never...

Interesting discussion. Of course we should never give medical advice on a forum but there are some research studies that do address physiological insulin resistance in the lc community. The key is...
Forum: Other Plans 07-28-2015, 07:22 PM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Fruit was hard for me too. I will have a few...

Fruit was hard for me too. I will have a few blueberries or a single sliced strawberry as a garnish and at least it gives me a taste of fruit. You are right the walking helps. I try to time it after...
Forum: Other Plans 07-28-2015, 11:18 AM
Replies: 891
Views: 77,439
Posted By shunsweets
Hi Hope to Lose. I am glad DrB's program is...

Hi Hope to Lose. I am glad DrB's program is helping you. I have been doing it for several years and it has certainly helped my BG level. I do have full blown diabetes so I still need metformin and am...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-07-2015, 09:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,147
Posted By shunsweets
I believe the indigestible portions of meat and...

I believe the indigestible portions of meat and fish are not classified as fiber. Fiber is reserved for plant foods. Indigestible Meat and fish may be broken down to ash, minerals, and residues but...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 07-07-2015, 09:21 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,147
Posted By shunsweets
Hi Auntiem! I think CW might be conventional...

Hi Auntiem! I think CW might be conventional wisdom?
I, too, have to do very low fiber following reconstructive surgery on my colon. It is important to distinguish between soluble and insoluble...
Forum: Other Plans 06-30-2015, 05:04 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
Hi everyone. I am still here and reading daily....

Hi everyone. I am still here and reading daily. Continue with my diet of meat, eggs, cheese, and scant veggies. Have put on all the weight I needed following my surgeries so now the challenge is to...
Forum: Other Plans 06-22-2015, 10:29 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
Welcome to little Charlie! Congrats EmandM. Being...

Welcome to little Charlie! Congrats EmandM. Being an auntie is great fun!

Still sticking to my usual rather boring diet and doing well. Nothing fun to report. You all are doing great and I enjoy...
Forum: Other Plans 06-16-2015, 12:44 PM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
EmandM - I found work the hardest when I was...

EmandM - I found work the hardest when I was working. I was like you already very slim and people just couldn't understand why I would be following a diet. They started rumors I was anorexic or had...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-15-2015, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,986
Posted By shunsweets
I bought 3 dozen today and it was the last three...

I bought 3 dozen today and it was the last three on the shelve. $6.50 a dozen for regular mass produced eggs. I'm hoping they were just waiting on a delivery. Would hate to see a shortage!
Forum: Other Plans 06-15-2015, 11:15 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
Betterthanever I am a very clean, precise eater...

Betterthanever I am a very clean, precise eater and never eat any organ meats at all. Just wanted you to know you aren't the only one. We each do what we feel is best for our health and what our...
Forum: Other Plans 06-12-2015, 10:46 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
Hello everyone. Hope the day is going well for...

Hello everyone. Hope the day is going well for all my lc friends.

I often make my own yogurt but also buy it when I haven't had time to get a batch going or have run out of starter. Yesterday I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-11-2015, 05:31 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,900
Posted By shunsweets
Oops should have read your WOE! Glad it is...

Oops should have read your WOE! Glad it is working for you.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 06-11-2015, 04:13 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,900
Posted By shunsweets
No meats?

No meats?
Forum: Other Plans 06-10-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 817
Views: 99,270
Posted By shunsweets
Happy birthday Sweetme! Your birthday cake recipe...

Happy birthday Sweetme! Your birthday cake recipe looks good. I may try it for DH. I hope you have a great day!
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