atkins no longer recommends the stix. they only measure spilled ketones in the urine and are more usually a sign of hydration. they are tools for diabetics, not dieters. you're in ketosis or you're not. just like being pregnant. there is no little bit.
Originally Posted by ilovedogs
As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy and to make plans.
– Ernest Hemingway