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Forum: Food talk 04-12-2014, 05:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,083
Posted By Rubystars
Get those tiny tomatoes and wash them and eat...

Get those tiny tomatoes and wash them and eat them.

You could also slice up bigger tomatoes and some cucumbers, salt and pepper them, then eat them that way.

Baby carrots are good too.
Forum: Food talk 04-12-2014, 05:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 168
Posted By Rubystars
A funny thing I remember from school

This was from quite a while ago, back in the 80s. I remember a textbook that when we got to the section about nutrition, it only taught us about the food groups. So if you ate all your food groups at...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 07-29-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 460
Posted By Rubystars
Deleting multiple foods

I am coming back to start losing again after I took a break to just maintain for a while. I notice I have a TON of foods in my list with outdated nutritional information, or that I don't plan to eat...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-09-2013, 02:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,389
Posted By Rubystars
I think what makes things worse are all these...

I think what makes things worse are all these diet plans now telling people how evil it is to count calories, when calories are what actually determines whether you lose weight or not. Then you've...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-05-2013, 01:48 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,389
Posted By Rubystars
That's the funniest thing I've read in a long...

That's the funniest thing I've read in a long time! lol
Forum: Food talk 02-04-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,739
Posted By Rubystars
Even skinny people shouldn't eat junk food....

Even skinny people shouldn't eat junk food. Skinny people get heart disease and cancer. Skinny people get diabetes.

Don't let doctors convince you those are simply diseases of the obese.

Being...
Forum: Support group for just women 02-03-2013, 04:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 420
Posted By Rubystars
Is there any way you can replace the harmful...

Is there any way you can replace the harmful addiction with something that won't harm you or your baby?

I'm sure there are community resources in your area that can help you with the harmful...
Forum: FitDay Classic Feedback and Support 02-03-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 800
Posted By Rubystars
Candied Ginger

I bought some candied ginger a while back. I use it when I have nausea and it really helps a lot. For some reason when I've used nausea medicine in the past, it makes me throw up, so it kind of...
Forum: Food talk 11-17-2012, 01:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By Rubystars
Wasa Nachos

It takes a little getting used to but not bad at all really. I learned recently that it's possible to use Wasa crackers as an alternative to tortilla chips. Just take about 3 or 4 of them and break...
Forum: Support group for just women 11-11-2012, 05:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,834
Posted By Rubystars
Why would you introduce junk food back into the...

Why would you introduce junk food back into the house? That makes absolutely no sense at all to me! Are you not aware there are higher calorie foods that are healthy? What about avocados? What about...
Forum: Food talk 11-05-2012, 10:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rubystars
I don't know why Kathy but sometimes the measure...

I don't know why Kathy but sometimes the measure is really wrong. For example I got those packages of purple potatoes in the produce section. It said that one serving was a certain amount of potatoes...
Forum: Food talk 11-04-2012, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rubystars
Let's move away from the frozen dinners for a...

Let's move away from the frozen dinners for a moment because apparently you're getting really confused about water somehow magically being added to a dish just by freezing it. I don't know where you...
Forum: Food talk 11-02-2012, 10:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rubystars
No water is added or taken away by freezing. Any...

No water is added or taken away by freezing. Any ice on the product came from the water in the food itself.

I posted this because some people are concerned about the calorie counts on packaged...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-26-2012, 10:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 546
Posted By Rubystars
To stay healthy you should be eating at a minimum...

To stay healthy you should be eating at a minimum about 1200 calories a day. Your brain, heart, and other vital organs need the nutrition just to function and keep you alive. If your body is...
Forum: Support group for just women 10-26-2012, 10:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 561
Posted By Rubystars
I really think you should wait too so you're not...

I really think you should wait too so you're not shortchanging your child's nutrition over 10 lbs.
Forum: Support group for just women 10-14-2012, 09:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,664
Posted By Rubystars
Hi. I know lots of tricks on how to eat a lot of...

Hi. I know lots of tricks on how to eat a lot of food without too many calories. Sometimes you just need to have that full and satisified feeling in order to feel normal and healthy.

Be open to...
Forum: Food talk 10-14-2012, 09:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,389
Posted By Rubystars
Accurate Frozen Dinner Calorie Method

I don't really do this most of the time because usually the calorie estimates on the box are close enough, but there is a way to calculate about how many calories are really in your frozen dinner.
...
Forum: Support group for just women 09-23-2012, 05:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,057
Posted By Rubystars
As long as it's a long term downward trend you'll...

As long as it's a long term downward trend you'll be doing ok. Just stick in there. It sounds like you're learning what works and what doesn't for you!
Forum: Support group for just women 09-11-2012, 12:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 730
Posted By Rubystars
Don't forget drinks. I used to enjoy those...

Don't forget drinks. I used to enjoy those Arizona drinks in the grape, watermelon, and other flavors and I found out they have as many calories as a full meal. I had no idea how many calories they...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-21-2012, 05:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
Thanks Tori. I lost 120 lbs without the help of...

Thanks Tori. I lost 120 lbs without the help of synthroid while I was supposedly hypothyroid. I was diagnosed as sublicnical hypothyroid over a year ago but I didn't want to go on the pill and at the...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-21-2012, 07:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
I was tested three times. Once at 12.5, once at...

I was tested three times. Once at 12.5, once at 4.58, and the last time at 7.81. All of this was before I took the first pill. I haven't had my TSH tested since after that. I'm on 50mcg of synthroid...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-18-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
I like wild rice a lot. I bet I could devour a...

I like wild rice a lot. I bet I could devour a giant bowl of it if it wasn't so expensive and I wasn't caring about the calorie count.

I've also been known to eat whole heads of broccoli and...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-18-2012, 12:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
One of the things I've never understood about the...

One of the things I've never understood about the human body is how we can crave more food than we need to maintain our weight. I know that historically there were feast and famine times, so it makes...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-17-2012, 10:49 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
Thanks for the reply. I was really upset about...

Thanks for the reply. I was really upset about even having to go on a pill at all because I thought I was doing so well for my health. Now I feel like being on a pill every day automatically...
Forum: Support group for just women 08-17-2012, 12:22 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,570
Posted By Rubystars
Synthroid

I was doing just fine until the doctors told me I should go on Synthroid because I had a high TSH number. However the medicine has apparently had a side effect of making me a lot hungrier than I was...
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