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    • gunsandbanjos
    • By gunsandbanjos 14th Feb 14, 7:20 PM
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    gunsandbanjos
    Low Carb Diets Support Thread
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    • 14th Feb 14, 7:20 PM
    Low Carb Diets Support Thread 14th Feb 14 at 7:20 PM
    Bright and shiny new thread as requested.

    Continuation of this thread.

    Updated recipe list here
    Last edited by gunsandbanjos; 16-02-2014 at 9:11 PM.
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    • kah22
    • By kah22 11th Mar 17, 8:02 AM
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    kah22
    My friends I've been a very bad boy this week, pigged out, ate loads of carbs, put on 2lbs but enjoyed every moment of it 😈

    I'll start again on Monday 😇

    Kevin
    There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. - William Butler Yeats
    • silverbeetle
    • By silverbeetle 11th Mar 17, 8:51 AM
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    Well I've officially lost 2 stone since January 2016. Slow and steady and into size 18 now. I was verging on 24

    Has anyone been?
    Originally posted by elisebutt65
    Wow congratulations on your weigh loss.

    I have been low carb for a few weeks now and had lost 5 ponds but gained 2 this week but I have not changed my eating pattern. I am having less than 50g of carbs each day. Should I cut this down more?
    • kah22
    • By kah22 11th Mar 17, 3:23 PM
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    kah22
    Well I've officially lost 2 stone since January 2016. Slow and steady and into size 18 now. I was verging on 24 ?
    Originally posted by elisebutt65
    Congrats. If you don't mind me asking what macros did you set yoursel ?
    There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. - William Butler Yeats
    • elisebutt65
    • By elisebutt65 11th Mar 17, 6:58 PM
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    Macros? I don't have a clue what they are. Lol. I just follow the recipes on the diet doctor website, eat lots of protein and fat, only eat 'above the ground' veggies, apart from celeriac and sweet potatoes and snack on pork scratchings.
    Have the occasional sugar free jelly or egg custard when I need something sweet.
    I nicked a quality street the other day, from the Xmas stash, and had to spit it out because it was too sweet!

    The only problem I have now is that everything's sagging I may have to save up for a tummy tuck. It's so not fair that the NHS pays for gastric surgery but not for the after effects of weight loss. I've still got another 2 stone or 2 dress sizes to drop and I'll be happy. Not going back to eating any carbs though, apart from when I'm away and can't find anything else. But I can always have salads.

    Weight loss has been particularly hard as I'm on hormone treatment following breast cancer and all the drugs I'm on have weight gain as a side effect. But losing carbs has always been far easier than restricting intake or counting calories. And it works!
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    • Pop Up Pirate
    • By Pop Up Pirate 12th Mar 17, 7:05 AM
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    Pop Up Pirate
    Wow congratulations on your weigh loss.

    I have been low carb for a few weeks now and had lost 5 ponds but gained 2 this week but I have not changed my eating pattern. I am having less than 50g of carbs each day. Should I cut this down more?
    Originally posted by silverbeetle
    I don't measure my carbs, so couldn't tell you if I eat 20 or 50 a day.
    All I can tell you is that I don't eat ANY potatoes, rice, pasta, refined carbs of any sort, no breads etc.

    All my carbs come from fruit and veggies.

    I lose more weight if I keep the root veggies and fruit to a minimum and eat more fat though.

    Hope that helps.
    • Pop Up Pirate
    • By Pop Up Pirate 12th Mar 17, 7:08 AM
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    Pop Up Pirate
    Macros? I don't have a clue what they are. Lol. I just follow the recipes on the diet doctor website, eat lots of protein and fat, only eat 'above the ground' veggies, apart from celeriac and sweet potatoes and snack on pork scratchings.
    Have the occasional sugar free jelly or egg custard when I need something sweet.
    I nicked a quality street the other day, from the Xmas stash, and had to spit it out because it was too sweet!

    The only problem I have now is that everything's sagging I may have to save up for a tummy tuck. It's so not fair that the NHS pays for gastric surgery but not for the after effects of weight loss. I've still got another 2 stone or 2 dress sizes to drop and I'll be happy. Not going back to eating any carbs though, apart from when I'm away and can't find anything else. But I can always have salads.

    Weight loss has been particularly hard as I'm on hormone treatment following breast cancer and all the drugs I'm on have weight gain as a side effect. But losing carbs has always been far easier than restricting intake or counting calories. And it works!
    Originally posted by elisebutt65
    I can only suggest swimming and working out with weights now and then. Swimming is excellent for tightening up the skin and the odd few weights you can lift too.

    If you start as the weight is leaving you, you will have better results than if you wait until you're at your desired level and then start.
    • Allotrope
    • By Allotrope 12th Mar 17, 12:55 PM
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    Allotrope
    Thanks for the diet doctor recommendation! I've been trying to motivate myself for a while but I like the recopes and am going to give the 2 week trial a go
    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 13th Mar 17, 6:14 AM
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    I just use the free version, you still have access to all the recipes. I too just cut out the carbs like pop up pirate, I do use the free Myfitnesspal, just so I have a reference point.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125, -£7=£118,-£11=£107,-£13=£94, -£25= £69, -£9=£60, -£15=£45.-£10=£35, -£21=£14
    • kah22
    • By kah22 22nd Mar 17, 2:24 PM
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    Broke Down
    The cold weather and St Patrick's day broke me, the low carb diet has vanished. To be honest I think ll wait until the weather gets warmer

    Here's hoping 😋

    Kevin
    There are no strangers here; Only friends you haven't yet met. - William Butler Yeats
    • pamsdish
    • By pamsdish 22nd Mar 17, 5:13 PM
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    pamsdish
    Struggling also, oh well Spring has sprung so hopeful of a better frame of mind.
    Jan B.B.F, £100,£8= £92, Grocery, £100,=£26
    Feb B B..F, £100, Grocery £126 =£21
    March B.B.F. £100, Grocery £125, -£7=£118,-£11=£107,-£13=£94, -£25= £69, -£9=£60, -£15=£45.-£10=£35, -£21=£14
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