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  • Love my cuisinart ice cream maker. So easy.
    Last edited by Pebbles67; 01-31-2013, 03:25 PM.
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    • Honeybuns, I'm so sorry about the statin trouble and the weight loss issues too. Hang in there.
      Primal since 9/24/2010
      "Our greatest foes, and whom we must chiefly combat, are within." Miguel de Cervantes

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      • what's the PB in the ice cream recipe? My weight was up a smidge this am but my elbow is hurting a bit so it could be inflammation. I never put the two together, thanks Kymma for giving me something to think about. I'll weigh tomorrow and see if I end up losing this month or not. I measured this am and I think my hips were an inch larger! WTH? But my pants all look baggy on me so I'll remeasure in the am. My calories have been low most days. I did manage to hit 1535 today which is over my goal but my goal is pretty low so I am not worried.

        Oh well. I am not sure but I think the diet or something is messing with my system I seem to have a bit of a yeast infection. I rarely get them but when I do I usually drink 2 tbs apple cider vinegar 2/day for a day or 2 and use yin care a chinese medicine topical and the yeast infection is gone in 24-36 hours. This has been hanging around for days and days it's kind of getting on my nerves at this point. I am drinking acv 2/day using the yin care and if anything I think it may be getting worse not better. This has never happened since I started using the acv.
        Last edited by Primal123; 01-31-2013, 03:37 PM.

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        • Originally posted by Ayla2010 View Post
          argh
          I quoted everyone and replied, and lost it all
          Everyone seems to be doing pretty well which is great
          Looking forward to joining you all in Feb for this journey. May we all get great results.
          I saw it. I think it got buried before you saw it?

          Originally posted by Pebbles67 View Post
          Honeybuns, I'm so sorry about the statin trouble and the weight loss issues too. Hang in there.
          Ditto.
          Primal since March 5, 2012
          SW: 221 | CW: 204 | LPW: 166 | UGW: 140 (80 lbs loss)



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          • Thanks. Yes, I do make my own ghee. Just haven't had time. I love ghee!

            If I'm eating cultured butter, I usually am ok with that. Now with regular butter, I prefer to make that into ghee.

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            • Oooo..adding an ice cream maker to the list.

              Chris..the weight loss was after a gain post surgery..still not at where i was pre surgery

              Crap double crap..got the car back from the body shop and its back in the repair shop. The computer is not talking to the sensors again!!!!

              I love reading all ya'lls success stories (totally gramatically correct in the South btw) lol
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              • Originally posted by jenn26point2 View Post
                I saw it. I think it got buried before you saw it?



                Ditto.
                Jenn, that was only half of it. I did another post straight after with more quotes.

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                • Ok, I came in a little late Jan 11th. So tomorrow will be thee weeks for me.

                  Start weight 166.-
                  Current weight 161.4

                  My waist went from 33.5 IIRC to 32.9. I am fitting in smaller pants and people have commented on my loss- people that saw me a couple weeks ago. I can tell I have lost some in my face which is fantastic as I hold a lot of weight in my upper body and in my stupid face . My arms are smaller as well, upper arms are below 12" now. My arms have always been so fat, they are close to normal looking now (I do have a lot of muscle).

                  So very, very pleased with my loss! I am nearing my goal weight and I'm a slow loser so this has been very effective! Before I was losing 1 or 2 lbs per month and had been stuck for about 3 months, that stall was loosening ever so slightly with lowering carbs and upping fat, but the structure of the numbers here really helped me out. Also, at first I was eating xylitol and not counting it as a carb. That doesn't work! I feel like I'm just starting to really hit my stride with this. My final goal is 150-152, but right now I'm hoping for 158 or better by March 3rd, my 10k race. At this rate i shouod better that easy but no telling! My hunger is ignorable for the most part now. BTW, could t have hardly done with without the app. I used calorie count at first but went to myfitnesspal since everyone was using that. These apps make this easy!
                  Last edited by AshleyL; 01-31-2013, 05:01 PM.

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                  • Primal123 PB is peanut butter. I don't eat the ice cream so I make it the way DH and DS like it.
                    Chris
                    "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It is about learning to dance in the rain."
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                    My "Program": doing my version of a 4:3 - 3 day fast diet with real food every day, with a little twist of anti-inflammatory mixed in.

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                    • Sounds like everyone is having success in one way or another! I plan on digging in and staying with this WOE until I'm at goal weight - or until it isn't working any longer! But I imagine it will continue to work. I can't remember the last time I saw a 7 pound drop in one month! I'm thrilled!

                      Demuralist - I was all excited about your ice cream recipe - and then I read the ingredients! crap! I so miss ice cream!!!!
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                      • tomi, could you do the mousse one? It is really a very satisfying sub for ice cream. And actually if you have a problem with dairy, you could do whipped coconut milk.

                        Also, Dr. Attia's ice cream recipe is one of the discussions/threads in our LCHF group. I haven't tried it, but truthfully I don't miss it. Or how about something like this...Carob Coconut Jello Cups
                        Chris
                        "Life isn't about waiting for the storm to pass. It is about learning to dance in the rain."
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                        My "Program": doing my version of a 4:3 - 3 day fast diet with real food every day, with a little twist of anti-inflammatory mixed in.

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                        • Today was a salad day. Breakfast was a corned beast, gouda, and jalapeno muenster roll up. Lunch was a chef's salad, a few bites of potato soup, and the innards of a millionaire pie. Dinner was a steak BAS with bleu cheese dressing. Even with the pie, I came in under 50 g carbs. While that's almost double goal, I'm still under 50g, so still VLC. I felt the sugar rush, which is an indication my adrenals are coming back.
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                          • Originally posted by geostump View Post
                            Today, I have found that I can get my knee boots all the way up to my knees. I can say that for the first time in my life EVER that my calves are now within a normal size range. They've always been big and bulky. My jeans feel like they are about to fall off me and I don't own any belts. I'm a wearing a bra that I bought years ago and never been able to wear and it finally fits me comfortably. I can button up my coat and I have wiggle room in it. I'm really curious to see what the scale will say in the morning.
                            Wow! It brought me so much joy to read this! Big big kudos for staying focused!

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                            • I started Primal eating on New Years Day. I realized today that I've been at it for a month. I'm really happy about that! I'm in this for the health benefits but also to shed a few pounds. I didn't lose an ounce so started eating more fat on January 21st. Some days I hit the macros, other days not so well.

                              After reading everyone's fabulous success, I'm looking forward to weighing in tomorrow!

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                              • Looks like i'll be doing most of the cooking with olive oil or coconut oil so.........

                                Now that I have about ten pounds of butter in the freezer do I

                                (A) Figure I have a year's supply

                                (B) Make ghee

                                (C) Get all slippery with the hubby.

                                Votes are welcome!
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