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Low carb works.... but only to a point....

March 22, 2021 10:19AM
....that's how it effects me anyways. I've been on & off it so many times it's no longer funny.
In my experience, you WILL lose the weight... without exercising. Your numbers WILL be better. But you need to have the highest discipline not be walking around in a constant state of cravings. Let me say that again.... "you need to have the highest discipline". Which I do not. The one time it worked for me... it lasted almost 4 months (Atkins). Lost 14 lbs. in the initial 2 weeks (mostly water weight). And it felt pretty good. I continued with the program, and lost about 30 pounds. And it apparently looked good on me as I was receiving many compliments. However by that time I was really sick of the cravings. So I began to cheat a little here and there. And it wasn't long before I was back to where I began. Since then I've tried it several times, and I can't even stick with the initial 2 weeks. I cave to the cravings at about 1 to 1.5 weeks....

What it has taught me? The best I can do is to moderate the carbs & sugar, and seriously watch my portions. But even that, doesn't always work.

So after all that... I got nuthin'. I'm Sorry smiley
SubjectAuthorViewsPosted

  OK....Low / no Carb diets SUCK!!! LOL

Ramgator65March 20, 2021 07:04AM

  Re: OK....Low / no Carb diets SUCK!!! LOL

MamaRAMa31March 20, 2021 07:16AM

  I'll be honest, I have not checked real hard into that.

Ramgator32March 20, 2021 10:31AM

  Low-Carb Pizza

MamaRAMa41March 20, 2021 10:43AM

  Thanks! Have been to Vinny's

Ramgator27March 20, 2021 10:56AM

  Carbs are the devil...

sstrams34March 20, 2021 08:00AM

  It can certainly be a challenge...

Atlantic Ram39March 20, 2021 09:24AM

  SST and Atlantic...Has it lowered your A1C?

Ramgator31March 20, 2021 10:27AM

  I have no idea..

sstrams18March 20, 2021 11:06AM

  Well it's not been brought up

Atlantic Ram35March 20, 2021 06:52PM

  HA!! And for years, I have always wondered about alcohol.

Ramgator39March 20, 2021 10:37AM

  Re: HA!! And for years, I have always wondered about alcohol.

waterfield41March 20, 2021 12:09PM

  I can honestly say I have never been dependent on alcohol but.....

Ramgator22March 20, 2021 04:01PM

  You can do this!

BlueRidgeHorns32March 22, 2021 02:19AM

  What is the best low carb wrap?

Ramgator18March 22, 2021 08:47AM

  Re: What is the best low carb wrap?

MamaRAMa30March 22, 2021 11:31AM

  OK.......... Now I'm hungry! LOL

Ramgator24March 22, 2021 04:09PM

  Low carb works.... but only to a point....

RAMbler33March 22, 2021 10:19AM

  My input about Carbs....

JamesJM26March 22, 2021 11:20AM

  Agreed....

RAMbler31March 22, 2021 01:15PM

  I am ALREADY seeing what you guys are talking about.

Ramgator24March 22, 2021 04:18PM

  I bet I'll be in the same boat.

Ramgator27March 22, 2021 04:14PM

  I wish it was simply a weight issue but.....

Ramgator25March 22, 2021 04:20PM

  Re: I bet I'll be in the same boat.

RAMbler27March 23, 2021 11:10AM

  Cutting down on sugar is close to killing one's self...

sstrams16March 23, 2021 12:36PM

  I hear ya! I'm setting very low but LONG term goals.

Ramgator14March 24, 2021 06:10AM

  I think restrictive diets are BS

LMU9326March 24, 2021 04:10AM

  This is the road I'm looking into. Been doing research....

Ramgator26March 24, 2021 06:16AM

  Re: This is the road I'm looking into. Been doing research....

73Ram17April 04, 2021 08:54AM

  73 Ram, great job!

BlueRidgeHorns17April 05, 2021 02:03AM

  Re: 73 Ram, great job!

73Ram18April 05, 2021 02:34AM

  Fad diets usually don't work and some are dangerous

Drew283919April 05, 2021 12:05PM

  I'm on one-thx to Justin Turner of the Dodgers

waterfield17April 04, 2021 01:57PM