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Forum: Newcomers
03-29-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 687
Posted By volleyballgranny

Talking On the road again...

Well, I'm back on the FITDAY road again...
I spent too long not tracking my food. My blood sugar got whacky (no matter how I ate), so I got discouraged and quit tracking. I'm tracking now. I...
Forum: Food talk
03-22-2017, 05:32 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,335
Posted By volleyballgranny

Salad, Homemade chicken soup and savory...

Salad, Homemade chicken soup and savory garlic-cheese bread made with Carbquik (not quite a full serving of Carbquik mix, so I'm good)
Forum: Diets
01-26-2014, 09:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,865
Posted By volleyballgranny

Atkins for Life

Hi, Kim! Welcome to fitday! Atkins quite the thing, I'll say! It seems to me that most of the diets being touted as NOT low carb (so as to distance themselves from Atkins) are merely a paraphrase of...
04-26-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 63,080
Posted By volleyballgranny

Getting old sucks, but the alternative is not acceptable...

Several things...

Try a progesterone cream (from the health food store, not a synthetic) to balance your hormones naturally. Most often (according to what I've read over the years), it's not that...
04-26-2013, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 13,070
Posted By volleyballgranny

Why is that a problem?

I was about 20 lbs overweight and gained 25 lbs with my first child. I lost 29 lbs between giving birth and leaving the hospital. My doctor didn't think there was anything wrong with it. In fact,...
04-26-2013, 05:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,142
Posted By volleyballgranny

Plan & Prepare, Write, and Be Loyal

Plan ahead and prepare meals so that you don't grab something unhealthy "just this once."
Write down everything...and I mean everything! Keep track of your moods, your meds, your food plan, and...
Forum: Diets
09-18-2012, 07:40 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,455
Posted By volleyballgranny

Actually, you might need to go see your doctor. ...

Actually, you might need to go see your doctor. I am almost 54 and did very well on Atkins--lost 40 lbs in two months...then it took another year to lose 7 lbs. It turned out that I had developed...
09-07-2012, 06:02 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 24,398
Posted By volleyballgranny

I am diabetic and very resistant to weight loss. ...

I am diabetic and very resistant to weight loss. I lost 40 lbs on Atkins before I became diabetic (weight gain while on low carb is what caused me to go to the doctor when I was diagnosed with...
Forum: Diets
07-22-2012, 01:27 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,544
Posted By volleyballgranny

I am so glad to see your results! Many of us...

I am so glad to see your results! Many of us have seen this type of result in our own lives, but we are not professionals and people pooh-pooh us. You will be able to help your clients so much more...
Forum: Diets
07-22-2012, 01:24 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 17,544
Posted By volleyballgranny

Good points--all the way down the line. I'd like...

Good points--all the way down the line. I'd like to add that I don't say anything to people who are chowing down on the foods I view as unhealthy--processed carbs (grains) and legumes. Yet, they...
Forum: Diets
07-20-2012, 07:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,674
Posted By volleyballgranny

Check out Atkins

I have similar health challenges. Atkins works best for me. I can't tolerate any grains--and that includes rice. Read the books (Atkins is my first choice) and adapt what you read to your own...
Forum: Diets
05-23-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 5,110
Posted By volleyballgranny

You cannot count carbs and calories at the same...

You cannot count carbs and calories at the same time (effectively). That said, I wouldn't have an 830 calorie dish 3 meals/day, 7 days/week. Once in a while should be OK. On Atkins, I don't worry...
Forum: Diets
05-23-2012, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,272
Posted By volleyballgranny

Please don't evaluate your own weight by that of...

Please don't evaluate your own weight by that of your friends. Have you ever seen the picture of 5 women who each weigh the same? Their body-types are wildly different and you would never guess...
Forum: Diets
05-22-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,272
Posted By volleyballgranny

Track your foods and watch to see how different...

Track your foods and watch to see how different foods affect your body.

Try substituting vegetables for fruit for a week. If you are going to have fruit, choose those with less sugar. Also,...
Forum: Diets
05-21-2012, 12:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 11,779
Posted By volleyballgranny

Each person's body is different, but there are some universal truths...

Mandee, I have found that my family doesn't need to know what goes into what I cook. Why would a boyfriend? I will admit that I have to write down food allergies (so that I don't forget), and take...
05-21-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 11,260
Posted By volleyballgranny

Four weeks is really not too bad. I understand...

Four weeks is really not too bad. I understand that it is frustrating, but look at how our bodies are designed...we NEED to stay at one weight for a long time--hopefully, our goal weight, for the...
05-15-2012, 03:45 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 16,424
Posted By volleyballgranny

Mern...so sorry to hear your news. I'll pray for...

Mern...so sorry to hear your news. I'll pray for peace for your family.

Jeanne...I SO know what you mean about moms. My mom was never overweight until she was over 50 years old. Then she...
05-15-2012, 01:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,596
Posted By volleyballgranny

My daughter has taken ritalin since she was in...

My daughter has taken ritalin since she was in 2nd grade (she is now 21 yrs old). She was never a big eater, so I can't really address whether it surpresses her appetite--though the doctors told us...
05-15-2012, 01:06 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,577
Posted By volleyballgranny

Your water goal should start at 8 8oz cups per...

Your water goal should start at 8 8oz cups per day--that's 4 16oz bottles. Believe me, you will soon get to the point that 4 bottles goes FAST!

If at all possible, cut out all the sodas--diet...
05-15-2012, 12:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,729
Posted By volleyballgranny

It's good that you get an early handle on staying...

It's good that you get an early handle on staying at a healthy weight, but don't let the scale determine your happiness. I'd feel more comfortable if you went by the way your clothes fit. Have you...
05-14-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,168
Posted By volleyballgranny

Read one of the Atkins books. They are easy to...

Read one of the Atkins books. They are easy to find--Kindle or hard copy--and not expensive. The books explain the science behind how carbs are figured AND give a list of carb counts.

Net...
Forum: Diets
05-11-2012, 03:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,337
Posted By volleyballgranny

Another thing I've read is to get up and go talk...

Another thing I've read is to get up and go talk to a co-worker instead of sending an email. I like that. Personally, I send the email (for documentation) and then walk to the other class and...
Forum: Diets
05-11-2012, 03:02 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 48,089
Posted By volleyballgranny

That's good. Atkins gives us some leeway on...

That's good. Atkins gives us some leeway on Induction now, too. We can do it until we're down to our last few pounds--BUT, that is only if we are getting plenty of veggies. The old plan was 10...
Forum: Diets
05-09-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,689
Posted By volleyballgranny

Diet Arguments...AGH!

It seems that no matter what we post--or how much research we have to back up our posts, there is always an argument.

We need to realize that there are several things that ALWAYS help us lose...
Forum: Diets
05-09-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,546
Posted By volleyballgranny

Whole grains as compared to processed grains and...

Whole grains as compared to processed grains and white flour...not the same thing. I stand by my statement and there is plenty of research to support it. Read Wheat Belly--just the latests in a...
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