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4 months in to my lo carb life

Discussion in 'Low Calorie Diets' started by BigIain, May 28, 2018.

  1. BigIain

    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I was on holiday so was very happy. Also i was probably 'breathing on'!

    The second I didn't know was being taken!

    I am happy and getting great feedback really spurs me on.
     
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    bell27 Type 2 · Member

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    Well done you
     
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    BUZZ Type 1 · Member

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    Wow amazing
     
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    Tony337 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done you although I wouldn't have worn jeans to a wedding.............;)
     
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    Coco_Laur Type 2 · Member

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    Wow! All I can say is... Wow! Keep it up!
     
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    britishpub Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    great stuff @BigIain

    I have kept one pair of trousers from my "former life".

    I put them on every now and again, and they fall to the floor without touching anything. A stark reminder of what has changed !!!!
     
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  7. Resurgam

    Resurgam Type 2 (in remission!) · Expert

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    I can now honestly survey my wardrobe and claim that I have nothing to wear
     
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    claudetteholmes Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done on my first attempt at Low carb I shifted 20 kgs...
     
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  9. BigIain

    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm keeping the same belt at wotk and spent £2 on a proper hole punch! On my 3rd hole!
     
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  10. BigIain

    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Only the evening do!
     
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    jwd1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done but how are BG numbers doing? (so far this info' looks like a weight watchers type announcement).
     
  12. BigIain

    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Read some of my other posts...

    Hba1c down from 86 to 46 in 13 weeks and waiting for next blood test.

    On a daily basis testing is usually between 5.3 and 6.5. Still on 1500mg of metformin a day.

    Again waiting for a review to reduce further.
    Weight loss/management is an important part of diabetes control, especially when you start at a point knocking on the door of morbidly obese.
     
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  13. In_Denial

    In_Denial Prediabetes · Member

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    Wow how very very motivational!!!Congratulations..well done
     
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  14. In_Denial

    In_Denial Prediabetes · Member

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    How did you achieve this success..I need to be further inspired..Seriously
     
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    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    All I have done is religiously followed the recipes in The 8-Week Blood Sugar Diet Recipe Book by Claire Bailey.

    Just the recipes, I haven't done the fasting days.

    I haven't done any additional exercise.

    I cut out the beer and drink Gin and Slimline Tonic.

    And any snacks are raw nuts, cheese (mini baby bels) or >80% Chocolate.

    BigIain
     
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    In_Denial Prediabetes · Member

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    Thank you Big Ian...you need a name change now..I try but Must Try Harder.
     
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  17. BigIain

    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    This is the first time I've managed to loose weight. What worked for me was....

    The change in what I eat (not a diet!) is to reduce my blood sugar to get off the metformin.

    Regular testing and tracking gives immediate results (after 2 hours) of eating.

    A consequence of low blood sugar through no sugar and a low carb way of eating is weight loss.

    I weight every day 1st thing in the morning and track on my phone.

    In my head I can't eat carbs, so don't have them. This means I'm not missing them.

    Ive surprised myself how well I've done so far. Still got about 3st to go so it will get tough now!

    Good luck!
     
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  18. In_Denial

    In_Denial Prediabetes · Member

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    Continued blessings and keep us updated. I stopped testing and its been downhill since. I've signed up to restart at the gym next week and will resume testing. My diet isn't too bad but need to regain my focus. My Health Is My Wealth and I Really Need to take better care of it
     
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    BigIain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    You can do it!

    Keep it simple....

    Go girl
     
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    In_Denial Prediabetes · Member

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