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Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-27-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,920
Posted By 40winks
Unfortunately, the magic food with low protein...

Unfortunately, the magic food with low protein and low carbs is leafy green veggies. Chard, bok choy, kale, lettuce, mustard greens, collard greens, even green beans. Onions too, green, white, red...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2017, 12:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 462
Posted By 40winks
gayandgray, you're off to an awesome start!...

gayandgray, you're off to an awesome start! Conquering hunger is the first huge step and you've already done it. Congratulations! Your determination and focus will carry you forward and your weight...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-25-2017, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 454
Posted By 40winks
Good for you for returning to low carb living...

Good for you for returning to low carb living after just one day. Humans are just imperfect and we needn't beat ourselves up for having flaws. You have excellent focus and determination.

Some...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-25-2017, 12:12 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
After posting yesterday, I felt the urge to get a...

After posting yesterday, I felt the urge to get a little exercise :kicking: so I did 20 minutes on my wonderful recumbent bike last night. Perhaps the humidity had dropped(?). I'm such a piker...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-25-2017, 12:06 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
After posting yesterday, I felt the urge to get a...

After posting yesterday, I felt the urge to get a little exercise :kicking: so I did 20 minutes on my wonderful recumbent bike last night. Perhaps the humidity had dropped(?). Today is a chore day...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-24-2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
The weather has been soooooooooooooooo humid...

The weather has been soooooooooooooooo humid lately. It rained all last night but today was just as damp. Yesterday, I only did 4 minutes on the elliptical, and today I did no formal exercise at all....
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-24-2017, 08:12 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
Leisha, have a great swim! My favorite aunt and...

Leisha, have a great swim! My favorite aunt and uncle had a pool like that. It was lots of fun.
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-24-2017, 08:10 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
It's been very muggy here lately (Phoenix Metro...

It's been very muggy here lately (Phoenix Metro Area). We had a big rain storm last night, which usually cuts the humidity down to an endurable level, but not this time. To move is to feel damp,...
Forum: JUDDD 07-24-2017, 07:32 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 98,719
Posted By 40winks
Thank you both for the info. Tillamook is a brand...

Thank you both for the info. Tillamook is a brand of hard cheeses -- cheddar, monterey jack, etc. I've never tried soft spreadable cheeses except cream cheese. I'll have to give Laughing Cow a try. I...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-23-2017, 04:56 AM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
Saturday my totals were 40 minutes on recumbent...

Saturday my totals were 40 minutes on recumbent bike and 4 minutes on the elliptical. My tendons are stretching nicely. I'm going slow with the elliptical - it's much harder than I remember or I'm ...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-23-2017, 04:55 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Saturday my totals were 40 minutes on recumbent...

Saturday my totals were 40 minutes on recumbent bike and 4 minutes on the elliptical. My tendons are stretching nicely. I feel like I have to go slow with the elliptical - it's much harder than I...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-22-2017, 04:35 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
Hi highdesertrat! Welcome. I too like this thread...

Hi highdesertrat! Welcome. I too like this thread idea. It's a pleasant approach to exercise.

I did 20 minutes on my recumbent bike and will probably do more later. Slept poorly last night, which...
Forum: JUDDD 07-22-2017, 02:15 PM
Replies: 275
Views: 98,719
Posted By 40winks
Is it important to use Laughing Cow cheese...

Is it important to use Laughing Cow cheese instead of Tillamook or any other brand? Is Laughing Cow creamier or something? I love cabbage, so I've gotta give this a try. Thanks.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-21-2017, 11:02 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 5,920
Posted By 40winks
Looks like losing weight is very important to...

Looks like losing weight is very important to you. I think a few tweaks to your food plan will bring you success.

First, I'd strongly suggest chucking the sugar free jello (and ALL processed...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-21-2017, 09:18 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
Hi, thanks for the warm welcome! :heart: I too...

Hi, thanks for the warm welcome! :heart:
I too have a treadmill that I too never use. :rolleyes:

I spent all day cleaning my bookcases - 8 full hours! Had to get it done because I decided to...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-21-2017, 08:56 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Thank you, Puppy! The elliptical is here and I...

Thank you, Puppy! The elliptical is here and I like it a lot, but just did one minute, lol. It seriously stretches my Achilles tendon so I'm going to ease into using it. I'll probably do another...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-21-2017, 12:06 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Did two more sessions on the recumbent bike for a...

Did two more sessions on the recumbent bike for a total of 60 minutes today. Again today, my knees were pain free. Awesome. :cool:
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-20-2017, 10:41 PM
Replies: 1,406
Views: 143,602
Posted By 40winks
Hi, I just discovered this thread and I think...

Hi, I just discovered this thread and I think "Just do something" is a wonderful approach to exercise. I know I feel healthier and lose weight better when I exercise regularly so I do what I can...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-20-2017, 05:09 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Did 20 minutes on the r-bike this morning and may...

Did 20 minutes on the r-bike this morning and may do more later.

My elliptical will be delivered tomorrow. :heart::heart: It's second hand (from craigslist) but is most welcome in my life. I used...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-20-2017, 09:02 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Forgot to post yesterday but got in 40 minutes on...

Forgot to post yesterday but got in 40 minutes on my recumbent bike. This morning I was rewarded with a one pound loss.

Pain is a horrible thing and I wish the medical establishment had better...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-19-2017, 12:55 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By 40winks
Wow! The info in this thread makes me want to...

Wow! The info in this thread makes me want to exercise a whole lot more!!!!!

:kicking::workout::kicking::workout::kicking: = :muscles: Woohoo!
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-19-2017, 12:25 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
You're so supportive, Puppy! So sweet. I started...

You're so supportive, Puppy! So sweet. I started with 5 minutes a day too. How did your medical treatment go? Are the benefits immediate? I hope so.

Enemy Sugar, you work out so hard! Both of you...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-18-2017, 01:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 526
Posted By 40winks
Anyone tracking their measurements?

I didn't take my measurements on New Year's Day when I started low carbing, but when I joined TOPS, I did. I'd already lost 11 pounds and since then I've lost 23 more. (I lose weight rather slowly,...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-18-2017, 01:02 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Thank you so much, Puppy Love. When I had...

Thank you so much, Puppy Love. When I had physical therapy for my arthritic knees, the third week they started me on a recumbent bike, and it definitely helped. Didn't keep it up, though, even though...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-18-2017, 12:17 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
I did 60 minutes on my recumbent bike today...

I did 60 minutes on my recumbent bike today (Monday). :kicking: Ate right too and shopped craigslist for an elliptical. I'm at my lowest weight since 2013 and I'm determined to keep dropping the...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-17-2017, 10:07 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Puppy, so sorry to hear about your pain and need...

Puppy, so sorry to hear about your pain and need for medical intervention. Very best wishes to you. :heart:
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-16-2017, 08:45 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Yesterday (Saturday) I managed 50 minutes total...

Yesterday (Saturday) I managed 50 minutes total on a recumbent bike. Today, I've done 40 minutes. I'm really glad for this thread, it keeps me motivated.

I'm thinking of getting an elliptical...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-16-2017, 01:14 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By 40winks
Another good thing for stamina and energy is...

Another good thing for stamina and energy is apple cider vinegar -- 1 TBSP in a juice glass of water -- three times a day. I read about it in a Folk Medicine book and it works wonders.
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-15-2017, 08:06 PM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
Did another 20 minutes on the r-bike this...

Did another 20 minutes on the r-bike this afternoon. Hope it helps me sleep well cuz I've been having some insomnia lately.
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-15-2017, 10:34 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
I did 20 minutes this morning on my rec. bike....

I did 20 minutes this morning on my rec. bike. It's a start.

Hi Puppy Love. I'm in the East Valley and hope that in the future I'll be spending my summers in much much pleasanter climates. When it...
Forum: The Exercise Board 07-15-2017, 02:27 AM
Replies: 637
Views: 32,869
Posted By 40winks
I need to recommit to exercising at least 5 days...

I need to recommit to exercising at least 5 days a week, and preferably daily. I feel better, I sleep better, I stick to my LC food plan better, and I lose weight better when I do exercise.

I...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-15-2017, 01:56 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,070
Posted By 40winks
Aww, you've earned every supportive word you've...

Aww, you've earned every supportive word you've gotten. :heart: You're results are outstanding and your determination is obvious.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 08:16 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By 40winks
AWESOME ACHIEVEMENT! AWESOME RESULTS!!!! :heart:...

AWESOME ACHIEVEMENT! AWESOME RESULTS!!!! :heart: Nobody deserves to brag more than you, Gibbs! CONGRATS ON YOUR SUCCESS! :up::D:clap:
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 07:05 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 935
Posted By 40winks
Gee, just noticed this thread.... Amazingly,...

Gee, just noticed this thread....

Amazingly, in June I lost 10.6 pounds! Guess that makes up for only losing 0.4 pounds in May, lol, when I was overindulging in cheese on a daily basis.
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 06:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 569
Posted By 40winks
Meat Mania

I'm sitting here chomping on the most delicious turkey burger I've ever made -- so good it doesn't even need BBQ sauce or anything to perk it up, just a pinch of that good pink Himalayan salt. And...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 05:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 888
Posted By 40winks
I usually need a cane to walk more than 30 feet,...

I usually need a cane to walk more than 30 feet, so I can relate. Exercise seemed impossible. Physical therapy got me started on a recumbent bike. It gives me a pretty easy, pretty good workout and...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 04:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 935
Posted By 40winks
I confess to loving raw onions, which I didn't...

I confess to loving raw onions, which I didn't used to like at all. Also love grilled brussels sprouts, grilled cauliflower, and eggs scrambled with green onions and tomatoes. All YUM in my book! ;)...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-14-2017, 04:33 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 939
Posted By 40winks
Thank you for the kind words.

The support and camaraderie of the wonderful people on this forum have helped me so much with my weight loss.

I spent my celebration day having fun, including chomping down a Whole Foods ribeye...
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2017, 02:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 696
Posted By 40winks
:clap:Way to go Koala!

:clap:Way to go Koala!
Forum: Main Lowcarb Lobby 07-10-2017, 11:38 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,070
Posted By 40winks
:heart::jumpjoy::heart: Awesome achievement,...

:heart::jumpjoy::heart: Awesome achievement, Sugar's Enemy!!!!! :heart::jumpjoy::heart:
You are so right - sharing our struggles and triumphs on this website is a tremendous help. The people here...
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