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Ready to go back...

Friday, February 24, 2012

So I have been low carbing since 2004, I lost 100lbs and have been able to keep it off. Over the last few months I have been finding that it is difficult to stay away from the temptations at work and at home. I was justifying eating chips and crackers and other carby stuff that made me fat in the past.
I stopped eating low carb and changed up my eating, I bought some lean cuisines that are quick and easy and at this time I cannot stomach to eat another one. They all taste the same and it is hard to find one that is not all pasta.
I am ready to get back to low carbing and I almost can't wait for the morning to get back on.
Live and learn.

  
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KANOE10 3/2/2013 9:49AM

    Good luck with returning to low carb. You will feel better. I am also eating low carb to maintain..you can get tired of the same old meals so I keep looking for new things to try. If you go to Netrition.com you can find low carb breads and pancake mixes that might satisfy your carb cravings.

You can do it.

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BOPPY_ 2/14/2013 11:33PM

    Enjoyed the post and the comments. Especially SheryLDS.

Emblematic of nothing:

My wife tried Lean Cuisine out on me. This is when I was playing ball about 4 times per week plus jogging everyday, but I still weighed more than I wanted.

I had two or three lean cuisines every night. I lost weight like crazy.

Not that easy, now. But, I still am doing it.

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LIVINGFREE19 7/25/2012 6:34PM

    That is my attempt at losing weight. I am going low carb.
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HELEN_BRU 3/30/2012 1:14PM

    I saw your post on a team and came to your page. I have the same problem but what I did wrong after going low carb I discovered I wasn't eating enough carbs (vegetables, that is) and the diet affected my mood and energy. Now I have a new plan - still low carb but make sure I eat more salads and maybe add green smoothies.



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MORTICIAADDAMS 2/24/2012 3:43PM

    Good grief, GF. I am so relieved to hear you say this. Ugh on the Lean Cuisine. This is so not you!! Welcome back to sensible eating. LOL.

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NAYPOOIE 2/24/2012 11:58AM

    If you can keep your carbing to one meal a week, you can have treats and not derail yourself.

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DEC2DEC 2/24/2012 10:41AM

    Yay! Back to low carb!

How about 6 days strict low carb, then 1 day where you can give into temptation? That schedule keeps me sane and gives me the freedom to go out to dinner, go out with friends, etc.

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JUDYSGOINGDOWN 2/24/2012 9:07AM

    If you can, stick to low carb. I regained everything after I went off (105 pounds) and am struggling to get back again. Good luck!

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SHERYLDS 2/24/2012 8:28AM

    why bother with frozen packages...between the microwave and a small frypan, you've got it covered.
wipe the pan with a drizzle of olive oil, put a chicken cutlet in with some frozen veggies, add your spices, cook over medium heat covered,wait 20 minutes...and you've got a delicious meal.
Inexpensive, less salt, and very tasty

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Doing better

Sunday, January 29, 2012

So I changed things up and it has made a difference, I have cut back on how much I have been eating and it has made a difference.

  
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GEMGLOW 2/7/2012 7:06AM

    I saw your food trackers...are you only eating 800 calories a day? Is that enough? I'm about 1200 cals a day and I exercise 1-1 n 1/2 hours a day....

Good luck and thanks for comments on my blog

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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/31/2012 9:27PM

    Good job. I need to shake things up too.

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KANOE10 1/30/2012 6:56AM

    Good for you making better choices and succeeding. emoticon

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BECCABOO127 1/29/2012 5:48PM

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HELEN_BRU 1/29/2012 11:50AM

    Good decision! I've joined you!!



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LISAWMI 1/29/2012 11:46AM

    great job!

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SHERYLDS 1/29/2012 11:27AM

    •“There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work, and learning from failure.” ~Colin Powell
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SUPERMOUSE35 1/29/2012 11:20AM

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Need a change

Thursday, January 12, 2012

I have been struggling to get myself back on track, I feel like I need a change.

I still believe in low carb 100%, but I think I am going to back off for a month and see if I can get my head wrapped around where I need to be.

I will stay away from the white stuff and continue to eat as healthy as I can.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/13/2012 2:32PM

    I did that last year except I didn't avoid the white stuff and I gained 30 pounds. LOL. I hope it works much better for you, GF.

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MIMMICA 1/13/2012 9:29AM

    Sometimes a small change is what makes all the difference.

You can do this!

Have a great day.


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NANFACEMIRE1 1/13/2012 7:49AM

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LIVERIGHTNOW 1/13/2012 12:54AM

    Stay strong with whatever you decide-Kris

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SMILINGINNH 1/12/2012 11:22PM

  I understand what you mean about trying to get back on track...i had to kinda leave and readjust my mind..you are wiser by not leaving SP ,''''''i wish you the best and hope you can figure things out soon . eat healthy and stay true to yourself.

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working

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

I had a dead end job that nearly cost me my house, now I work half to death....where is the happy medium.

  
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MORTICIAADDAMS 1/11/2012 11:54AM

    I can totally relate. It was either feast or famine for me too when I worked.

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WOUBBIE 1/10/2012 10:56PM

    :{

I used to love this Shakespeare quote:

Will fortune never come with both hands full,
But write her fair words still in foulest letters?
She either gives a stomach and no food;
Such are the poor, in health; or else a feast
And takes away the stomach; such are the rich,
That have abundance and enjoy it not.

Work. Pah.

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Back to work

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

It is hard to believe Christmas has come and gone.

Where does all the time go, I seem to work it away.

  
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IILAAD65 12/28/2011 8:09AM

    Goes in a blink... but great memories are made!


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SHERYLDS 12/28/2011 4:48AM

    Make time for YOURSELF.
Do something each day that makes YOU smile

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MORTICIAADDAMS 12/27/2011 9:59PM

    I'm looking forward to the new year and a return to normal. I am going to focus on health.

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