Buying Big Clothes
My weight is going down very nicely at 6.4# since the high on Monday. That's rather typical in the first week of a diet change, so no worries there. Besides, I was just coming off TOM as well.
So why did I buy the big clothes? It was som... Read more
Too Much Lunch
Yesterday I went out to lunch with my friends. (I may want to get my extra weight off, but I want to keep my social life, too.) We went to a gourmet pizza place. Since the place specialized in pizza, I ordered one. After I got home, I looked... Read more
Lost My Dinner
I'm not sure what to make of yesterday. I "lost" my dinner. How does one track that? My son was cooking his dinner and was burning kale in a frying pan. The smell of it drove me out of my work area, and I "lost" my dinner right after that. ... Read more
After the Master Cleanse fiasco, my weight kept climbing until yesterday I reached my highest non-pregnant weight ever at 191#. I told myself, "Enough is enough!" Besides, I was looking at needing some new clothes if I didn't do something. I ... Read more
I've noticed that when I eat eggs, my weight goes down the next day. So yesterday, I made a bacon and egg lunch. I made the mistake of not draining off some of the bacon grease before I cooked my two eggs, though. I ended up with some very gr... Read more
Why We Must Be Carnivores
I have just come across the most cogent explanation for why our digestive system identifies us as carnivores. It also explains why a high-fat diet is necessary for us. What an herbivore consumes and what ends up in its bloodstream are very dif... Read more
Does the American Heart Association know about these studies?
I continue to read "Natural Health & Weight Loss" by Barry Groves. I am currently reading about fats.
A study was done in 1965 by Rose GA et al to assess survival rates in patients eating different fats and oils. In this study, patients w... Read more
Dietary Fat Makes You Lean
From a study done in 1931: Participants were given 1000 calorie diets of varying constitution. The following lists the average weight loss per day on the various diets:
High-carbohydrate / low-fat diet: 49 g (like the modern slimming diet)
H... Read more
I ran into some difficulties that I believe were related to veganism. As I told my doctor, I had problems with physical depression. My mood was fine, but I did not feel like doing much of anything. I was sleeping too much. Also, the corners ... Read more
Diet change needed
I've noticed lately that my mood has not been as stable as it has been in the past. I looked online to see if there was a link between my vegan diet and the signs of depression I have been experiencing. Sure enough, there was a link. While th... Read more
I have lost my taste for meat.
I thought perhaps I would treat my husband for an evening out at a steak house, since he still very much enjoys meat. I signed up for the assignment well in advance of the event. The date would be three months to the day since I began my veget... Read more
Recovered from the binge
I’ve been busy lately. Here’s what happened after the binge:
8/30 … 146.6 … Day of binge
8/31 … 146.8 … +0.2
9/1 … 148.4 … +1.6
9/2 … 146.8 … -1.6
9/3 … 146.6 … -0.2
9/4 … 145.8 … -0.8
9/5 … 145.4 … -0.4
9/6 … 145.0 … -0.4
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This morning my weight was 146.8#, up 0.2# from yesterday. This was in spite of a mini-binge last night. My reduction for the week was 9.2#. This was the largest weekly reduction I have had since I started keeping track October 10, 2006. Tha... Read more
New protein option: Gardein Chick’n products
This morning, I weighed 146.6#, down 0.4# from yesterday. Since my first day of the very low calorie diet a week ago, I’ve lost 11.0#. The net loss since the beginning of the round is 8.2#. At this point in round 1, my net loss was 5.8#. So ... Read more
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The hCG diet and exercise
This morning, my weight was 147.0#, down 2.4# from yesterday.
There seems to be some confusion as to whether exercise is allowed on the hCG diet. Some people are under the impression that exercise is not allowed at all. Dr. Simeons did sa... Read more