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Forum: Support group for just women 04-05-2011, 07:08 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,015
Posted By xo_liana
That doesn't seem like such a small goal to me! ...

That doesn't seem like such a small goal to me! That's more of a long-term goal. In order to reach your long-term goal, you should set up several short-term goals to get you there. This will not...
Forum: Support group for just women 04-04-2011, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,005
Posted By xo_liana
I know a lot of people like to schedule their...

I know a lot of people like to schedule their meals, but it's actually not the right thing to do. Like you said, you're eating at that time whether you're hungry or not -- and one of the main keys...
Forum: Weight Loss Tips 04-04-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 13,062
Posted By xo_liana
The only time in my life when I experienced hair...

The only time in my life when I experienced hair loss was when I was protein deficient -- it had nothing to do with the amount of carbs I was eating. At the moment, I'm not super-low carb; I'm...
Forum: Exercise 04-04-2011, 10:26 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,546
Posted By xo_liana
This. It's the same science behind drinking ice...

This. It's the same science behind drinking ice water -- basically, your body is working harder to keep your core temperature up, so you're actually burning more calories.

Also, my brother and I...
Forum: Exercise 04-04-2011, 10:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,708
Posted By xo_liana
I, too, have Fibromyalgia in addition to a...

I, too, have Fibromyalgia in addition to a chronic pain condition known as either Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy (RSD) or Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) depending on who you talk to. I've had...
Forum: Support group for just women 04-04-2011, 10:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 414
Posted By xo_liana
Urgh...I mean no offense when I say this, but the...

Urgh...I mean no offense when I say this, but the "Special K Diet" is complete and utter rubbish. I mean, you would likely lose weight because you're most likely than not restricting your calories,...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 07-30-2010, 03:12 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,125
Posted By xo_liana
Thank you. :) I feel the need to mention,...

Thank you. :) I feel the need to mention, though, that I am doing very intense interval cardio and I lift heavy weights before that (on non-consecutive days), so the exercise issue isn't real a big...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 07-29-2010, 03:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,125
Posted By xo_liana
Losing the first, say, twenty or thirty pounds, I...

Losing the first, say, twenty or thirty pounds, I was just walking and I didn't eat any junk food on a regular basis. I had to ease my way into exercise, a) because I was out of shape and...
Forum: Diets 07-29-2010, 12:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,162
Posted By xo_liana
I honestly have never dieted. Diets are meant to...

I honestly have never dieted. Diets are meant to be temporary, due to changing the way you eat very drastically, and therefore, any results you see are usually lost when you go off them (and make no...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 07-29-2010, 12:32 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 6,085
Posted By xo_liana
If you want to get really picky, you could...

If you want to get really picky, you could subtract the grams of fibre from the total grams of carbohydrates. The reason a lot of carb-counters do this is because fibre isn't technically digested by...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 07-29-2010, 12:20 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,125
Posted By xo_liana
For example, though, I used to eat bread, cereal,...

For example, though, I used to eat bread, cereal, or oatmeal at every meal. No, I'm not joking. I still lost weight.

Now, I eat one serving of grains a day. Granted, I've already far surpassed...
Forum: Nutrition & labeling 07-28-2010, 05:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,125
Posted By xo_liana
Now, I could be wrong here, but the fibre found...

Now, I could be wrong here, but the fibre found in fruits & veggies and the fibre found in grains are completely different, and the way your body digests these kinds of fibre differs as well. I...
Forum: Support group for just women 07-27-2010, 07:51 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,295
Posted By xo_liana
That's a very good point, actually. I was one of...

That's a very good point, actually. I was one of those people who thought they had to go crazy with the protein at one point, but after talking to both my doctor and a friend of mine who's studying...
Forum: Support group for just women 07-26-2010, 11:13 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By xo_liana
Thanks for the kind words, everyone. I know I've...

Thanks for the kind words, everyone. I know I've come a long way, and I think I need to constantly remind myself of that in order to not get too bummed out about the little things.

Regarding the...
Forum: Support group for just women 07-26-2010, 02:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 771
Posted By xo_liana
Very frustrated, need some help

I'm new to the forums, but I'm not new to weight loss. I'm twenty-one and I've managed to lose a lot of weight on my own -- I've gone from 190 down to 115 (I'm 5'4"), size 15/16 to size 3/4. The...
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