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Jello Congeal and What to do with Shredded Cabbage (fresh coleslaw)

Tuesday, May 11, 2010      3 comments

CONGEAL: Serves 4. 1 package 4-serving size sugar-free jello 1 c cottage cheese 1/3 to 1/2 c mayonnaise 1/3 c sliced or chopped nuts (almonds, pecans, macadamias) 1 c chopped low carb fruits or veggies, depending on what you're ma... Read more

And it goes on and on...

Monday, May 10, 2010      1 comments

VENT! SCREAM! Just trying to get through t he day.... Read more

Just having a hard day, week, life...

Wednesday, May 05, 2010      3 comments

It is just a bad week. Ken is REALLY trying my patience. Am I the only one in the world with a bad marriage? I get so envious of those with loving marriages. And I think Ken and I love each other, but it is like cats and dogs and it always h... Read more

a rant you don't want to read

Monday, May 03, 2010      2 comments

If somebody asks a question, I answer the question (if I can). I don't feel compelled to point out that they are WRONG in my opinion. Frankly, I know it is my OPINION, and not a proven fact. I don't feel compelled to drip snotty attitude on ... Read more

Learning to LOVE a Plateau

Sunday, May 02, 2010      2 comments

It is really delightful to have the encouragement of visible progress: shrinking tape measurements, smaller numbers on the scale... and on a plateau, you aren't getting it; and you are frustrated. It's time to refocus. You've already lost... Read more

Better, but still lost

Thursday, April 29, 2010      2 comments

After gaining weight inexplicably for 3 days in a row, today I abruptly lost all that I had gained. I feel better; you know yesterday I let my panicky feeling out and expressed my frustration. I'm not celebrating this whoosh yet; I still feel ... Read more

I'm gaining and I don't know WHY

Wednesday, April 28, 2010      4 comments

Title says it ALL -- except for my frantic feeling of disappointment. It is just 2 pounds, but it wipes out a whole month of effort; and I HAVE been TRYING! I even went back on Induction! I'm aggravated, and irritated, and frustrated, an... Read more


Tuesday, April 27, 2010      2 comments

You've been low-carbing and now the cravings have hit. And hit HARD! That is normal! It is also normal (but sad, not BAD) to give into them. You are worried as you crumble. Try to explain to yourself that you are trying to change -- but ... Read more

You Wanted Hot Cottage Cheese Cereal?

Sunday, April 25, 2010      2 comments

BREAKFAST SPONGE PUDDING total 15 carbs (less fiber), 735 calories, 35 g protein, 70 g fat for 74% fat by calorie 1 t vanilla 1 c cottage cheese 1/2 t cinnamon 3 eggs 1 T soy protein isolate (0 carb) /34 c heavy whipping cream ... Read more

blogging is WORK!

Friday, April 23, 2010      0 comments

I know it's important! I find review to be vital in losing weight. A friend just reminded me that I need to eat more calories. Sometimes the simplest things escape your notice .... The more eyes the better. That's what I love about SparkPeo... Read more


Thursday, April 22, 2010      2 comments

Look, I DO the research, but it was for MY benefit, and I didn't feel compelled to record all my sources. So I can't tell you what the specific site is, but it WAS on the official USDA site: ACCORDING TO THE USDA (the federal guys who keep... Read more

Do You Stall with Maltitol?

Wednesday, April 21, 2010      1 comments

Are you eating maltitol? LOTs of people stall by eating maltitol. "They" say maltitol has "ZERO" effective carbs; but the USDA has research that indicates that maltitol is actually metabolized at half its total grams, NOT none of its grams! So ... Read more

Caffeine substitutes to increase energy

Sunday, April 18, 2010      3 comments

Now who was it that wanted to know some caffeine substitutes? I couldn't find you again, so maybe this will work! Try: 1. a cup of hot water with lemon in the morning. 2. guarana (but I think this is just a different delivery system for c... Read more

fruit & fiber

Thursday, April 15, 2010      2 comments

And I haven't even mentioned fruits! Nice high fiber fruits that are also very low carb are raspberries, strawberries, blackberries, and cranberries. Then eat blueberries , rhubarb (yes, I know, not technically a fruit) and cherries and grapefru... Read more

fiber for females

Monday, April 12, 2010      6 comments

RealAge says females should eat 25 grams fiber daily, with the note that fiber should be taken with lots of water to keep it soft in the gut. Fortunately, I love flax muffins! And also fortunately, high fiber veggies are THE thing to eat o... Read more

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