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  1. you should check out robb wolf's book and...

    you should check out robb wolf's book and podcasts. he emphasizes over and over again that IF'ing even just 16hour fasts aren't to be tackled until EVERYTHING else is dialed in. meaning your sleep...
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    i've been listening to the robb wolf podcasts and...

    i've been listening to the robb wolf podcasts and he says that blending up your food isn't horrible but it does cause you to have more of an glycemic reaction than if you just cooked it and ate it...
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    we slice the squash in half. just don't cut off...

    we slice the squash in half. just don't cut off any digits. it's tricky. and then bake cut side down for 30-45 minutes. it really depends on size, so check after 45 minutes if you've got yourself a...
  4. we got back from our four day cruise to cozumel...

    we got back from our four day cruise to cozumel yesterday...whoa. that's all i gotta say about that. i knew that it would happen so i don't feel guilty about it. i indulged. i ate what i wanted and...
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    i've always been a beer drinker but that's not...

    i've always been a beer drinker but that's not really conducive to a low carb lifestyle - especially the micro brew kind which is my fav. so i started drinking crown with seltzer or vodka with...
  6. i have a cool one that is a boxing timer for...

    i have a cool one that is a boxing timer for iphone. it allows you to set rounds and rest periods and has nice loud "ding ding". i believe you can even set it to "ding ding" over your music.
  7. Thread: skin/blemishes

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    i've got skin problems too. not big bad deep acne...

    i've got skin problems too. not big bad deep acne but more like clogged pores. i can't seem to shake it. i tried the coconut oil as a moisturizer like a lot of people suggested - it may be ok on my...
  8. today is monday. we started back on our low carb...

    today is monday. we started back on our low carb week yesterday and i did well keeping my carbs at 29.4 g. i'm doing fine today, carbs are well below 30g. we didn't actually go that crazy this...
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    i've been drinking local goat's milk for a while...

    i've been drinking local goat's milk for a while now. i've heard all sort of benefits for goat's milk over cow's milk. one is that it is less acidic than cow's milk and can actually help settle an...
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    thanks ciliakat! daily burn is 100x better. much...

    thanks ciliakat! daily burn is 100x better. much easier to navigate and allows you to enter serving size!
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    what i mean is when you are creating a food it...

    what i mean is when you are creating a food it seems that the only option is "one serving". so i just created one for pepper jack cheese. the serving size is one oz. but it won't let me enter that so...
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    fitday.com quesiton

    i really really dislike logging all my food daily. i told myself once i quit obsessively calorie counting and slaving on the eliptical machine (in my CW weight loss days) that i would never ever...
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    @grizz, hahaha looks tasty for sure! :)...

    @grizz, hahaha looks tasty for sure! :)
    @ciliakat - any suggestions would be appreciated, i know it's your area of expertise. :)
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    +1 on amazon. it's almost like buy one get one...

    +1 on amazon. it's almost like buy one get one compared to my health food store. i've been trying to eat it by the spoonful in the a.m. with my vitamins. i've heard that two spoonfuls a day are a...
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    i noticed the carb count right off so i watch it....

    i noticed the carb count right off so i watch it. especially during the week when i'm really strict on carbs. i just wonder about the absorption? better or worse or the same?
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    barney's butter and justin's are so expensive!...

    barney's butter and justin's are so expensive! i've never tried justin's but barney's is delicious fo sho! i buy maranatha almond butter at, of all places wal mart - they have the best price about $4...
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    how about chewable vitamins?

    i've found that taking vitamins tends to make me extremely nauseas, even when i feel like i've eaten enough food. this is true for b vitamins especially :( . so i recently switched and started buying...
  18. it's tuesday and i'm looking forward to...

    it's tuesday and i'm looking forward to kettlebell training today. tomorrow i'm going to my friend's yoga class and thursday it's kettlebell and then an hour of bjj. i've moved my carb loading time...
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    wow! good idea, we love our okra down here in...

    wow! good idea, we love our okra down here in alabama :) i've never ever ever had it roasted. always fried or in gumbo or in okra n' tomatos. i'll have to give this a try for sure
  20. Thread: Tmj

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    i have tmj also. i used to be on all kinds of...

    i have tmj also. i used to be on all kinds of medicines for it - anti anxiety (to help with clenching and grinding), muscle relaxers, and anti-inflammatories. i went to physical therapy and have a...
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    i was a diet drink addict for a long time too....

    i was a diet drink addict for a long time too. thinking was "there's no carbs, calories, or fat in it so it's not bad". not the case, we all know now. it's so hard to give them up, and i know the...
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    thanks for the reminder batty! i get hung up on...

    thanks for the reminder batty! i get hung up on the scale number too often even though it isn't the best measurement for my goal - body comp change. i acutally just asked my trainer/friend if he had...
  23. today is wednesday - only two more days until...

    today is wednesday - only two more days until fruit and yogurt! i can't wait. weight is 128.2 this morning again and mel was at 170.0! this really seems to be working very well for her. i'm hoping in...
  24. it's tuesday two days post first high carb...

    it's tuesday two days post first high carb weekend. saturday was my big cheat day - one and a half biscuits and saw mill gravy at cracker barrel, half of a virgil's rootbeer, and two cookies that...
  25. Thread: Larabar

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    they're delicious for sure. i never had one until...

    they're delicious for sure. i never had one until a couple of months ago and then i started eating them too much. i had to hide them :) now i'm experiementing with super low carb weeks and higher...
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