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Old 04-17-2010, 02:21 AM   #7 (permalink)
kristinaw13
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Originally Posted by Mammac5 View Post
Hey, Kristinaw13

I've been low-carbing, too. I lost 90 lbs eating LC about 5 years ago but recently gained back 15 while in nursing school (I hear that happens to the best of us!) so I got back on the wagon 11 days ago. I've been eating ~ 20 net carbs/day and I've lost 5 lbs so far.

If you like eggs, meat, cheese and veggies it's not too hard to do.

A typical day might look like:

2 eggs with cheese and a sausage patty
coffee with cream

Low-carb yogurt (I found a great one at Kroger)

3 cups romaine lettuce
1 cup of chopped veggies (tomato, peppers, onions, cucumbers, whatever you have on hand)
3 or 4 ounce grilled chicken breast
Ranch dressing

String cheese
1 oz of roasted almonds

Grilled turkey burger patty (no bun)
Steamed broccoli
Small side salad

Trust me...with all that food, you'll be too stuffed to think about eating bread! The first 4 days or so are tough and you just have to muscle through them. I found that I really needed to lie down for a nap in the afternoon on day 3 or 4 for instance. But then you'll get an energy surge and you just won't feel very hungry or "snacky."
Wow! This is great, Thanks! Grocery store, here I come.
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