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Happiness Day 3 and Ketosis

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

I am grateful for:
My daughter still talking and sharing with me as she enters her teenage years. I hope it continues
Being a Texan
Being Greek

One positive experience in last 24 hours
Helped my daughter make a batch of blondies. It was fun helping her understand the recipe and seeing how proud she was when they came out of the oven. I took one very small bite...because sometimes it is worth a few carbs to make your child happy.

Exercise
Almost 13,000 steps yesterday. Still working on that Pilates roll up.

Meditation and RAK complete!

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I've never used Ketostix before and I thought it would be helpful to see if I'm in ketosis since I'm being stricter about my carb intake. I've been disappointed to see that I'm only in the "trace" amount range for several days now. I'm usually around 19-21 grams of net carbs, so I'm going to start lowering that gradually and seeing if I go into ketosis. Hopefully this will kick my weight loss up a notch.
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FRUITYFUL 7/18/2013 3:06AM

    I wish I could do the low carb thing, but I could never live with it. I'm curious to see how it works out for you.

You are very lucky to have such a good relationship with your teenager. My girls are like that too and I'm very grateful. Keep up the good work!

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LDRICHEL 7/17/2013 7:34PM

    Awesome!

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SKINNYINMYHEAD 7/17/2013 6:38PM

    Even being "trace" means your body has converted to fat burning.. I've been trace this entire journey so far.. and usually eat between 20-50 carbs.. once your body converts over, it likes it.. and I like it.. fewer than 20 carbs and my workouts suffer.. as a matter of fact, on Crossfit days I eat between 50-75 carbs so that I can power through the workouts..

You are doing awesome!
Annie

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NOREGRET2010 7/17/2013 2:46PM

    Curious to see your experience with ketosis/ketostix.... Good job on being a great mom!

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