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Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-09-2014, 06:51 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 40,985
Posted By LolaGetz
Metqa, I wanted to report that I cooked the hot...

Metqa, I wanted to report that I cooked the hot sausage and had some of it plain for lunch yesterday. It was incredibly yummy. I ended up not making the soup for dinner and instead just cooked a 2...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-08-2014, 10:14 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 40,985
Posted By LolaGetz
metqa, just popping back in to tell you that,...

metqa, just popping back in to tell you that, inspired by your mention of sausage and spinach soup a while back, I finally bought a lb of sausage meat at the market last week. Ever since you talked...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 04-08-2014, 07:19 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 40,985
Posted By LolaGetz
Abigale, you mentioned that you don't feel much...

Abigale, you mentioned that you don't feel much hunger with this way of eating which interested me because I often don't feel much hunger when eating mostly meat (and, in my case, eggs as well). At...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-30-2014, 04:35 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,613
Posted By LolaGetz
I agree with everyone else. That dietary approach...

I agree with everyone else. That dietary approach sounds shockingly unhealthy. Take care of yourself now and segue into a more healthy diet. Don't worry if you temporarily gain back some of what...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 03-28-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,132
Posted By LolaGetz
Partyof7 shares my own experience. A coke drinker...

Partyof7 shares my own experience. A coke drinker for years, I switched to diet Coke and drank that for eons. I didn't think I could ever give it up but at some point I just decided I didn't want to...
Forum: Low Carb Challenges! 03-28-2014, 09:41 AM
Replies: 826
Views: 40,985
Posted By LolaGetz
Thanks so much for starting this thread, Abigale....

Thanks so much for starting this thread, Abigale. I'm very inspired by all of you.
Forum: Atkins Induction 02-27-2014, 05:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,062
Posted By LolaGetz
I agree with the others and think you'll do fine,...

I agree with the others and think you'll do fine, sweetheart. Try to relax a little, check the carb values of everything and avoid anything high carb. Increasing fat will help satiate you. Don't try...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-17-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,941
Posted By LolaGetz
Oh, Patience. I wish I'd found your post earlier....

Oh, Patience. I wish I'd found your post earlier. I discarded the coconut milk today despite feeling terribly guilty about it...I just thought I couldn't imagine using it. I think I'm going to try to...
Forum: The Century Club 02-16-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 574
Posted By LolaGetz
Hello and welcome, alliruetwo. I am also low carb...

Hello and welcome, alliruetwo. I am also low carb and gluten free (in my case low carb only since last Sept.). I'm not even sure which foods fall into the nightshade category. Which do you need to...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-16-2014, 11:07 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,877
Posted By LolaGetz
I eat dinner somewhat later than you do, usually...

I eat dinner somewhat later than you do, usually sometime between 7:30 and 8:30. Dinner leaves me very full until I go to bed sometime around 9:30 or 10:00. The combination of a slightly later dinner...
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 02-15-2014, 05:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 779
Posted By LolaGetz
Thanks for posting this link. Very interesting.

Thanks for posting this link. Very interesting.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-15-2014, 02:35 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,941
Posted By LolaGetz
DiamondDeb, can you tell me where to buy 'plain...

DiamondDeb, can you tell me where to buy 'plain coconut milk'? I would much prefer that but my usual grocery only has the So Delicious. I'm sure I could find the type you speak of at Whole Foods but...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 02-15-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,941
Posted By LolaGetz
I just bought a carton of the So Delicious...

I just bought a carton of the So Delicious Unsweetened Coconut Milk for the first time last week. I bought it on a whim & out of curiosity. I tried drinking a little and while I didn't find it...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 02-15-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By LolaGetz
It's very encouraging to read so many success...

It's very encouraging to read so many success stories. I'm still not smoking and although occasionally do have the strong desire for a cigarette it's been easily dismissed. I am still chewing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-19-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,024
Posted By LolaGetz
I quit once again over two months ago. I've quit...

I quit once again over two months ago. I've quit many, many times in my life and have gone years at a time without smoking. I don't know why I've always started up again before but I hope this time...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-18-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,788
Posted By LolaGetz
I think that the main thing that makes me feel...

I think that the main thing that makes me feel full and satisfied and prevents excessive hunger is making sure my meals contain enough fat. The combo of the low carbs and adequate fat seems to really...
Forum: Atkins Induction 01-09-2014, 10:40 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,783
Posted By LolaGetz
One of my mistakes when I first started LC eating...

One of my mistakes when I first started LC eating was just assuming the carb content of certain veggies was low. Often my assumptions proved to be wrong. I learned I need to look up the number of...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-09-2014, 05:54 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,172
Posted By LolaGetz
Well said, as usual, Z.

Well said, as usual, Z.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By LolaGetz
Such GOOD advice. I know I need to take it to...

Such GOOD advice. I know I need to take it to heart. I keep finding excuses for not starting a walking regimen such as yours. I'm so glad people like you remind me of what needs to be done. I think...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-08-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,542
Posted By LolaGetz
Oh my goodness Mssarge...you truly are a kindred...

Oh my goodness Mssarge...you truly are a kindred spirit mssarge...in youth I too loved reading the enclyopedia and the dictionary (and of course the cereal boxes as well)...so interesting and rather...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-08-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 52,119
Posted By LolaGetz
I guess that's why I find this thread so...

I guess that's why I find this thread so interesting. I've noticed before that a lot of people who weigh more than I do can wear smaller sizes than I can. I can wear size 6 right now but some of my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-07-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 393
Views: 52,119
Posted By LolaGetz
5' 9" (very small boned) ~ 128.5 ~ usually size...

5' 9" (very small boned) ~ 128.5 ~ usually size 8
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-06-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,371
Posted By LolaGetz
If it were me I would definitely order my eggs...

If it were me I would definitely order my eggs fried if I were eating there. When eating breakfast out I always get an omelette or scrambled eggs but I wouldn't trust IHOP. As someone with celiac...
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-06-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By LolaGetz
Oh, Jenuine, I'm definitely not counting my...

Oh, Jenuine, I'm definitely not counting my chickens before they're hatched but I'm just relieved that I've not been smoking and have been able to resist all passing desires so far. The best thing...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-06-2014, 05:23 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,466
Posted By LolaGetz
:goodpost: :goodpost: A lot of wisdom...

:goodpost:

:goodpost:

A lot of wisdom in what you say. I love the Socrates quote; it rings so true for me.
Forum: General Health/Medical Issues 01-06-2014, 05:04 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,105
Posted By LolaGetz
Raises hand. Me. I quit for the hundredth time a...

Raises hand. Me. I quit for the hundredth time a while back and have vowed that this time it will be forever. I have been smoke free for years at a time after quitting in the past but eventually was...
Forum: The Golden Years 01-05-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,542
Posted By LolaGetz
Another Sue Grafton fan here (and big-time...

Another Sue Grafton fan here (and big-time mystery addict), currently enjoying Val McDermid's 'Vanishing Point'.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-05-2014, 12:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,160
Posted By LolaGetz
I'm sure it's just a passing fancy. Occasionally...

I'm sure it's just a passing fancy. Occasionally we all have impulses we choose not to act on. In my case, stress and anxiety experienced earlier today made me suddenly crave a cigarette...and I've...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 2,466
Posted By LolaGetz
You and me both! :)

You and me both! :)
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-04-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,461
Posted By LolaGetz
My delight, my special treat, is mineral...

My delight, my special treat, is mineral water...I could drink Perrier by the gallon if it were not for the expense. My mainstay is tea...all varieties...plus just plain old tap water. Plain water...
Forum: Other Plans 01-02-2014, 08:26 AM
Replies: 509
Views: 19,267
Posted By LolaGetz
I've read that IHOP puts pancake batter in their...

I've read that IHOP puts pancake batter in their omlettes so beware.

I recently ate every meal for a week out and ordered things like eggs and bacon, hamburgers, steak etc. I do occasionally eat a...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 01-01-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,744
Posted By LolaGetz
Reaching out to you, niciK. I so totally...

Reaching out to you, niciK. I so totally understand the issue of trying to cope with overwhelming anxiety. We all do the best we can. MthrGoos gives good advice when she says take it one step at a...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-30-2013, 04:20 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By LolaGetz
And to answer your question about weight gain...

And to answer your question about weight gain upon re-introducing carbs, I am sure that one would regain if the former very high carb diet were resumed. My understanding of the Atkins approach is...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-30-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By LolaGetz
To answer your question, I'm trying to stay below...

To answer your question, I'm trying to stay below 20 carbs a day by eating mainly eggs, bacon, meat/poultry/fish and probably a total of 1 - 2 cups lettuce and a max of 1 cup low carb green veggies....
Forum: Vitamins and Supplements 12-29-2013, 03:52 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 783
Posted By LolaGetz
I'm using a tablet form which contains magnesium...

I'm using a tablet form which contains magnesium oxide and magnesium gluconate. It is 250 mg and I usually take it before bed because it has enabled me to sleep so well, so deeply. Sometimes I do...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-29-2013, 01:00 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By LolaGetz
Oh, I also wanted to add that it can be...

Oh, I also wanted to add that it can be relatively easy to accommodate VLC even if your spouse eats differently. My husband and I haven't run into any problems. Often we both eat steak or fish which...
Forum: Medi Weightloss 12-29-2013, 12:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,397
Posted By LolaGetz
Although I have only been eating VLC since Sept....

Although I have only been eating VLC since Sept. I can reassure you that one adapts to new dietary regimens and after a certain point never looks back. I can say this because about 15 years ago my...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2013, 04:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,597
Posted By LolaGetz
That's so interesting. Maybe they just 'cook it...

That's so interesting. Maybe they just 'cook it down' somehow in order to thicken it up and intensify favors. Have you tasted it?
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 12-29-2013, 02:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,597
Posted By LolaGetz
If it is a liqueur it is made with sugar. If it...

If it is a liqueur it is made with sugar. If it is just vodka with cinnamon and gold leaf it isn't a liqueur.
Forum: Low Carb Recipe Help & Suggestions 12-27-2013, 06:08 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,053
Posted By LolaGetz
Is what you refer to as a chopped salad the same...

Is what you refer to as a chopped salad the same as what is traditionally known as a Cobb salad? I've only eaten those at restaurants and never made them at home but they used to be a favorite of...
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