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Newly diagnosed RA
I'm 53 (54 in March) and I'd been diagnosed in my mid twenties with degenerative arthritis. A few years earlier I'd had a workup for Rheumatoid, Lupus, etc due to severe TMJ (jaw joint). At that time everything came back negative. I'm a nurse, a... Read more
Weigh In week 16
Whoo Hoo!!! Down 2 more pounds!!!
I've changed my ticker to reflect my total loss and goal.
I've drastically increased my fat and protein and dropped my carbs over the past few weeks and have found my weight going down again!!
I'v... Read more
weigh in week 11
Wow.....how did I miss this? I am "officially" no longer "obese", I'm just "overweight"!
And, I lost another 2 pounds, bringing me under 190!! Whoo Hoo!!!
Oh! And look! I have less than 30 pounds until my next (and possibly last) goal!... Read more
Weigh In week 6
OK...I'm in a definite pattern. Once again, a week after no loss, I'm down 5 pounds!!
Over the weekend, from Friday afternoon to Sunday evening I was over my daughter's for a visit. I didn't eat much, but everything was low carb, except 1 s... Read more
Weigh In week 5
Well, true to form, at least my latest, no loss again this week. I seem to be loosing every other week. Oh well, at least I didn't gain!
Had a nice surprise this past week. I have google mail, and on there you can set up "alerts" which w... Read more
Week 4 weigh in
I didn't post weight last week, but it was stable, no loss or gain. This week, however, I've made up for it and lost 5 pounds!!! I almost expected the scale to say "April Fool!!", which actually would have been pretty amazing, as I don't have a ... Read more
Week 2 weigh in!
I'm on a mission. I am going to MA for a wedding this summer, and I want to be as close to goal as possible. I'd like to be down to 160, but that's a lot of loss in a short time.
Last week I'd lost 5 pounds, and this week, down another 3 p... Read more
Protein: minimum 95g/day. Ideal 105+g/day
Carbohydrate: Beginning Jan 1, minimum 15g/day, less than 40g/day. Subtract fiber grams only.
Fat: as desired of the following:
* Coconut oil (and other tropical oils)
* ... Read more
Thursday: No lunch again today....belly better, but not hungry.
I read an intersting blog today. Dr Mike Dr Michael R Eades: http://www.proteinpower.com/dr
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9/12/06 Weigh in day!
Weight today! Lost 6#!!!!!
Of course I was unable to eat anything solid for a day and a half, but I'm also back on tract. I have been going up and down within 10#, but now finally got under my lowest!!! I have been really, really trying to ... Read more
Pretty good day. Not wanting much to eat, but so far, so good.
Going to get my breakfast and lunch ready for tomorrow....and later I'll have something for supper. Need to figure out how to have some turkey. Don't want to have a s... Read more
Back to basics
I follow Protein Power and have become lazy lately. I have recently restarted with a goal of carbs under 30g/day and protein at least 95g/day.
The beginning og the week was a mess. I stayed with low carb, but much higher numbers than I sho... Read more