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Old Wed, Sep-19-18, 09:04
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LordGrover LordGrover is offline
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Plan: Zero Carb
Stats: 187/178/165 Male 73"
Progress: 41%
Location: UK
Default Bald Brit saying Hi!

Was keto for the last six months or so, but recently committed to Zero Carb - only a week in.

When I say keto, I'm lying a bit, because I was drinking alcohol, too much TBH. I've quit drinking altogether as cutting back isn't an option for me.
Whether it's zero carbs or zero alcohol I don't know nor care; feeling great and lost more than 2 kgs in eight days. Clearly, that may be just water loss, but the visible fat loss around my love handles and back is very apparent.

I'm overweight, but not enormously so. Currently 81 kgs down from 85 kgs a couple of months ago (the last time I weighed). At my heaviest maybe ten years ago I was a little over 90 kgs.
186cm (6'1") and slim 'build', 84cm waist (33").

Currently eating eggs and bacon breakfast, and rib-eye and/or rump steaks for lunch and dinner. Also a cup of (home made) bone broth most days too. Cut out coffee too, which is easier than I'd expected - drinking about 2.5 litres of filtered water every day.

The only other thing that may be pertinent is exercise, which is a little free-weights at the gym Saturday and Sunday, an hour each.

Looking forward to joining your community and gaining fresh knowledge.
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Old Wed, Sep-19-18, 09:32
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thud123 thud123 is offline
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Posts: 4,823
Plan: ~25NC/IF
Stats: 342.2/196/000 Male 182cm
Progress: 43%

Welcome and have fun!
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Old Wed, Sep-19-18, 09:41
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Ms Arielle Ms Arielle is online now
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Posts: 8,614
Plan: atkins
Stats: 247/218/153 Female 5'8"
Progress: 31%
Location: Massachusetts

Great start on your journey to good health!!

A journal is the next step--

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Old Wed, Sep-19-18, 16:43
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pinkclouds pinkclouds is offline
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Posts: 5,696
Plan: Atkins
Stats: 253/213.7/173 Female 65"
BF:Size 22/14-16/8
Progress: 49%
Location: Colorado

Welcome! looking forward to hearing more of your story!
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Old Thu, Sep-20-18, 00:58
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LordGrover LordGrover is offline
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Posts: 4
Plan: Zero Carb
Stats: 187/178/165 Male 73"
Progress: 41%
Location: UK

Thanks for the kind welcome.
Looking forward to learning more. With that in mind, I'll keep my mouth shut until I have something useful to contribute.
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Old Thu, Sep-20-18, 05:34
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JEY100 JEY100 is online now
To Good Health!
Posts: 10,400
Plan: IF Fung/LC Westman/Primal
Stats: 222/171/169 Female 5' 9"
Progress: 96%
Location: NC

Welcome LordGrover,
Check all the sub-forums here at this large forum, but especially tricky, is finding the Zero Carb thread. It is in the Low Carb War Zone because only a few years ago it was very "fringe", well still is to many.
The more recent pages of posts have a few great podcasts and list of meaty resources.
All the best,
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Old Mon, Oct-01-18, 19:42
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JessAus JessAus is offline
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Posts: 132
Plan: Primal/IF
Stats: 220/199/176 Female 178cm
Progress: 48%
Location: Western Australia

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