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Old Sun, Oct-16-05, 21:00
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 119/104/91 Female 58in
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Progress: 54%
Location: ny
Default This is tough

Hey everyone

Its not even 48hrs and I/m finding it difficult to avoid the snacks...this is sad I have no self control...i must learn to be unhappy to make this work, unfortunately i am hanging out with that skinny eat anything girl and am trying to believe i can do the same.....i will never make it ..i need to talk to the ex again(this always helps)
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 08:12
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Plan: Atkins
Stats: 190/99.0/102.0 Female 5 feet 3 inches
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Progress: 103%
Location: Vermont
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snacks are fine, just have legal ones, like sugar free jello or cheese.
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 08:16
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Plan: to take over de world
Stats: 184/153.8/153 Female 5'10"
BF:D
Progress: 97%
Location: Unknown
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That skinny girl may grow up to have some serious issues with her blood sugar from eating that way.

It takes me about a good week or so to get those cravings out of me. Use this experience to show just how badly sugar/flour control you!.

Good Luck!
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 09:28
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Plan: Semi South Beach
Stats: 167.5/138/130 Female 66.6 inches
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Progress: 79%
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
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Please stick with the diet and load up on some low carb snacks (celery, cheese, hard boiled eggs). I didn't think my cravings would go away, but they did.
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 09:37
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 242/156.5/130 Female 5'4"
BF:way/too/high
Progress: 76%
Location: Missouri
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Quote:
i must learn to be unhappy


If you decide you are going to be unhappy with this way of eating, not only will you be unhappy, but you will have a very hard time succeeding. Instead, why not spend some energy coming up with low carb snacks you can have? If you're stuck for ideas, check out the recipe threads on this forum!
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 10:24
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Plan: NeanderThin
Stats: 369/244.5/219 Male 70 inches
BF:37.5
Progress: 83%
Location: Columbus, OH
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The older parts of the brain, and the hormone system, will win out over the newer parts of the brain. If you're hungry, your body will eventually force you to eat unless you're anorexic. If you're stressed, your body will seek foods that aid in stress reduction. Oddly enough, most people who choose a low-carb diet do so because it's the least punishing diet around.

What are you having specific issues with?
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 12:13
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Plan: Generic LC with tweaks
Stats: 204/178/165 Female 72 inches
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Location: NC
Default 5'8"?!?!?

And 104#????

Of COURSE you're hungry!!

Long distance runners weigh in at about 2# / inch of height, which would bring you to 136#.
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 13:37
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Plan: to take over de world
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And 104#????

Of COURSE you're hungry!!

Long distance runners weigh in at about 2# / inch of height, which would bring you to 136#.


I think shes 58 inches, not 5'8"!
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 14:47
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Plan: Generic LC with tweaks
Stats: 204/178/165 Female 72 inches
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Location: NC
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I think shes 58 inches, not 5'8"!


Had a brain fart there!! thanks!

I have trouble imagining life at the other end of the scale... I think my bones alone weigh more than that.
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Old Mon, Oct-17-05, 21:12
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Plan: vegan low-carb
Stats: 252/252/199 Female 64.5 inches
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Location: Vancouver Area
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When you say "snacks" are you talking about non-LC stuff or eating between meals?? Assuming you're talking about eating between meals....

I've just restarted (again!!!! ) and I know for a fact that I am always more hungry the first several days until ketosis kicks in and my appetite decreases. As long as you're eating until you're satisfied and not stuffed (like Dr A says) and making sure to get in your carbs thru veggies and Induction-friendly foods you can go ahead and eat!!! If you're hungry between meals have a boiled egg, leftover meat of any kind, veggies and full-fat ranch dressing, cheese stick, etc. and make sure you're drinking LOTS of water. That helps flush out your body and reduce hunger and keeps you hydrated.

You'll do it and don't look at what others can and can't do - sucks, but not everybody can eat whatever they want and be the size/weight they want to be. Gotta just accept that and move on, don't dwell on it, okay?

hth,
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Old Tue, Oct-18-05, 05:08
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 119/104/91 Female 58in
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Progress: 54%
Location: ny
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Good morning everyone
I finally made it two days without cheating but I am hungry lst night I fought it with a cheese stick and hot sauce..Had to step away from the computer and go watch tv downstairs(far from the fridge).
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Old Tue, Oct-18-05, 10:38
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Plan: NeanderThin
Stats: 369/244.5/219 Male 70 inches
BF:37.5
Progress: 83%
Location: Columbus, OH
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I wouldn't recommend this past the first month, but gum can help, as the mechanical chewing action gives your mouth something to do.

Past the first month... I know a guy that uses frozen tallow as a gum substitute.
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Old Wed, Oct-19-05, 17:21
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 119/104/91 Female 58in
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Progress: 54%
Location: ny
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i just want to thank everyone for their help, I am trying to stay with this..it is very hard and i give so much credit to the people here with the willpower to stay away....I hope i can learn from all of you...you are becoming my support...no one else would understand...I have had a cheese stick for a snack with hotsauce...this seems to work for now...my roommate doesnt understand i cant eat the chips
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Old Thu, Oct-20-05, 10:15
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Plan: NeanderThin
Stats: 369/244.5/219 Male 70 inches
BF:37.5
Progress: 83%
Location: Columbus, OH
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The low-carb/paleolithic substitute for chips is pork rinds, also called chichirones. See if you can find some. They're really good covered in hazelnut butter.
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Old Thu, Oct-20-05, 10:23
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Plan: atkins
Stats: 315/274/175 Female 69 inches
BF:
Progress: 29%
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gosh, if youre going to be hungry, you might as well do a low-fat diet.
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