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Spreading The Lchf Word Together, Maybe The Way Forward?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Debandez, Jul 10, 2018.

  1. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    That’s why you’re so light I was thinking I could have blown you over! Yes I’m 5 foot 6 inches and maintaining at 8 stone 13.
     
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  2. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    NOTED!!! 64LB WEIGHT LOSS!!!!
    what an amazing achievement @carol43 - you must be floating on air (especially with that weight loss!!!).
    I love your Avatar - so funny
     
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    geefull Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    hello there, sadly it's unlikely that I will be able to make it but I wouldn't mind having my details included if @Debandez could let me know what is needed (before and after pictures, weight details etc.) :)
    sounds as if it could be brilliant ;)
     
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  4. PenguinMum

    PenguinMum Type 2 · Expert

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    Sounds like a plan then. Will be very interesting.
     
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  5. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    THats wonderful sure @Debandez will be back to you ASAP
    Your story is amazing
     
  6. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    *** HELP REQUIRED PLEASE ***

    I've had lots of offers of help so I'm going to take someone up on it if that's ok.

    Is there perhaps someone out there with a passion for food (she says tongue in cheek).

    I'm looking at getting some really good low carb recipes together. Maybe 20 or so. A selection between starters, mains and desserts. And we will include a cheese board selection (giggles).

    For a laugh we could include 'drinks on offer' and maybe put a selection of popular drinks and their carb equivalent instead of the price. Mixer drinks as well as beers and wines.

    I think maybe a thread asking for favourite recipes might do it but that might be reinventing the wheel. I'm not really into cooking so don't go actively looking for recipes on here. I'm a kind of throw it all in the wok kinda girl!!!

    If we get about 20 top recipes I can get hubby on the case to put them in a little booklet and we can give out on the day.

    Plus it spreads the word about our Event on Saturday 1st September.

    What do you all think? Is there anyone who would like to do that?

    Thanks
     
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    xfieldok Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I have a lovely recipe for roast chicken in pork scratching crumbs. Trouble is its dated 2005 so is in copyright. Happy to give book title and author but what would the forum policy be @Administrator?
     
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  8. Birdwoman

    Birdwoman Prediabetes · Well-Known Member

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    I think this is a fantastic idea all meeting up, I also agree that people with experience probably hit harder than just having Doctors spouting on all the time. The people you are aiming at will possibly take more notice of people that have been there and got the t-shirt.

    Sorry I cannot be there with you all but I live abroad and have family visiting at that time.

    Good luck with it all and hope you have a big day for all your efforts and can turn the titanic!!.
     
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  9. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Maybe also add cakes and breakfast ideas? I could offer some cake ideas but one of issues is that although recipes are changed and adapted they are based on other recipes like Nigella and diet doctor etc which could be an issue if printed out?
     
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  10. carol43

    carol43 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I get all my recipes on line.
     
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  11. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    great feedback - encouraging - thanks for this. Being behind us means so much.
     
  12. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    what about if we make it all about recipes we have concocted ourselves? no issues there :)
     
  13. shelley262

    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Good idea but not sure if I have any hopefully some out there will have been more creative
     
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    caroline_92 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I have been off the forum for a while (too much work :() but just seen this and think it is a fab idea. I am in. And handily live in the Midlands, very close to Stratford on Avon! But I realise the location for an event has moved on from here...
    I haven't read all the replies, so not 100% clear on what the 'event' is but happy to get involved and help where/if I can. Feel free to message me @Debandez or I will try and keep up with the thread now I am on it.
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant news I remember your inspirational story on the thread and the meeting is not far from you in Stratford and there’s a train service if you can make 1st September date ? I’m sure @Debandez will get back to you re what’s needed re your weight loss etc.
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering aloud if we struggle with copyright free recipes how about something more along the lines of great online resources for recipes for low carbers and also hints and tips for low carb cooking? Could include ideas then such as the pork scratchings for breadcrumbs etc etc. We’ve discussed loads of ideas and tips on the low carb what did you eat thread. Do you want me to start looking at this in next day or two? I could put a plea out there for a few more general hints and tips for low carb cooking what do you think? I believe I’d have found it helpful when setting out in addition to diet doctor.
     
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  17. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    great idea shelley and much appreciated - if you dont mind and have time. thanks so much
     
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  18. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    music to my ears @caroline_92 Fantastic to have you on board. All help appreciated in any shape or form.

    Event date confirmed = saturday 1st september (some going up Friday and staying over....let me know if you can make it - fingers crossed you can). Venue in Birmingham Diabetes.co.uk sorting for us as well as low carb lunch. Agenda being worked on but when you read the thread you will get the gist. They will kick it off with a guest speaker. Its very exciting as press will be there (fingers crossed) and we will be having a group photo advocating what we have lost in a short space of time on LCHF woe to out this beast in remission/reverse or control. Trying to incorporate the way diabetes is currently dealt with as being totally inappropriate (leading to it being progressive). Shouting out for anyone with HBA1c of 41 and over to get monitors. Basically just fighting oiur corner any which way! THANKS.
     
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    shelley262 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Debra will work on it and see how it goes - I will put a plea out if needed but will start with my own knowledge gained over last 11 months and then put appeal out for help and ideas when can see where gaps are. Meanwhile if anyone reading this has anything they’d like to share send it to me or put a note on this thread and I’ll pick it up.
     
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  20. Debandez

    Debandez Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Brilliant, thanks for this - thanks @shelley262
     
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