Mags

United-States flagMilwaukee, WI, United States
My 4HB Goal: Started Feb. 1, still going strong! Slow carb is too easy and too fun to stop!

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Mags replied to schmano's question:

4HB Slow Carb question... Help!?

Hi there, all I can tell you is just experiment and track your progress. Ive done protein shakes sometimes too, but my protein is completely sugar free and aspartame free. Just try the shakes and...

Apr 29th 2012
Mags commented on LauraCox's reply:

dude, if you ate freaking radishes in your salad, you aren't going to gain weight. people who drench their salads in cheese and ranch dressing and...

Apr 14th 2012
Mags replied to ericnentrup's question:

Cycling the 4HB way.

Hi there! I did a 6 hour stationary cycling marathon while on slow carb... it was amazing! I was probably in about 3-4 of doing slow carb, and cycling really improved my numbers. It also slimmed ...

Apr 14th 2012
Mags commented on mochagrl's reply:

I don't have a coffee maker I'm not allowed to have one unfortunately due to fire/safety issues.

Oct 25th 2011
Mags replied to LizMir's question:

Back to college, back to starting weight

I was in the same position! I literally gained back the 12 pounds I lost on this diet upon entering college. I was at a perfect 120 and went back up to 132. grr. But I've found that it is very pos...

Oct 18th 2011
Mags replied to fabuloso's question:

Is this "menu" okay?

looks good! just a few tips: -make sure that your protein contains so sucralose or sugar addatives. usually it does -for mixed veggies, make sure they aren't forbidden veggies like squash/potatoe...

Oct 18th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Do you actually need to eat breakfast?

has anyone done slow carb without eating breakfast and just eating lunch and dinner? I live in a dorm room and I never have time to go to breakfast in the morning plus it is too expensive (an omel...

Oct 18th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Disappointment. Failure. Moving forward.

I started slow carb in the beginning on the year, and it has certainly put me through a journey. It has changed my views of food forever, in some ways for the better, and in others for the worse. ...

Oct 3rd 2011
Mags commented on Amorpheus's reply:

Its the morning of day three, (ive been on it for 48 hours) and I almost cannot believe the scale. 5 pounds gone! its awesome! the one thing about...

Aug 24th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Trial Fat Fast starting tomorrow!

I frigging hate plateauing. if you have been stuck in a plateau, this may be for you. It may seem extreme but ive heard it works to force the body into ketosis. you eat 1000 calories a day of 90% ...

Aug 22nd 2011
Mags commented on GettingThere's reply:

its freaking awesome. love the pb

Aug 22nd 2011
Mags commented on Dayna McAdams's reply:

Hey dayna, I stayed on slow carb for a long time, like 10ish weeks, and I got down to 119-120, until I got very ill and had to eat normally again....

Aug 14th 2011
Mags commented on Mags's reply:

hahaha puppy chow is something popular in the midwest. Its like chocolate/peanut butter/powdered sugar covered chex mix. http://allrecipes.com/Re...

Jun 24th 2011
Mags commented on LauraCox's profile:

Thanks Laura!!

Jun 12th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Has anyone tried a juice fast?

I have recently been reading about juice fasts, using juice from low gi fruits and vegetables. Supposedly a juice fast is supposed to flush out toxins and shed water weight. Has anyone tried one? ...

Jun 10th 2011
Mags commented on Mags's reply:

that's great! glad to hear you are keeping on schedule! Be sure to post about how wonderful your cheat day was haha

Jun 10th 2011
Jun 10th 2011
Mags replied to vanessa's question:

I'm backkkk

good for you! yeah, I looked into atkins as well, but I hate that there's no cheat day. Eating cheese would be nice though .

Jun 9th 2011
Mags replied to cbuijs's question:

Sugar cravings / Eating Out

Don't give up! The first week truly is the hardest week. I remember my first week so well haha. I thought I was going to go insane! I would lash out at anything who even mentioned anything contain...

Jun 9th 2011
Mags replied to seanaroundtheworld's question:

Are beansprouts as good as other legumes?

not at all! go crazy with them....well, not if you live in germany haha.

Jun 9th 2011
Mags replied to Will's question:

Leave the SCD?

I have been on slow carb now for 4 months, and I honestly love it. I think its more of a lifestyle, like being vegetarian or vegan. Sure you loose weight, but you get a lot of other benefits as we...

Jun 9th 2011
Mags replied to Nadia Papineau's question:

Missing French Fries?

Hey, I actually stumbled upon a celery root fry recipe similar to this one on a paleo recipe website. immediately my mind went to no fricking way, but then I researched celery root, and I think ...

Jun 9th 2011

wow thats so great!

Jun 9th 2011

yeah I never realized how much processed crap I used to eat until I read the ingredients on the back! now I never eat anything with ingredients I'...

Jun 9th 2011
Mags commented on Beorn86's reply:

that's terrific! I totally agree about the bad food. I'm in love with oatmeal chocolate chip cookies and make them every time i have a cheat day. ...

Jun 9th 2011
Mags asked a question:

How well do supplements work?

I have been slow carbing since february and have never used the drugs tim suggests (mainly because they were wicked expensive) so for those of you that have used them, do they work well? like if y...

Jun 8th 2011

that's seriously fantastic! I feel like because I cook all the time, the people around me are getting better meals are starting to see why slow ca...

Jun 8th 2011
Mags asked a question:

What has slow carb done for you? (other than weight loss of course!)

Personally, after beginning slow carb, many changes ensued in my life. Not only did I lose weight, but I gained confidence and happiness. I became less stressed and was no longer a slave to counti...

Jun 8th 2011
Mags commented on mato's question:

hahaha i eat avocados raw with a spoon! they're like ice cream to me!

Jun 7th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Slow carb oatmeal? Whaaaat?!

I stumbled upon this recipe whilst paging through some slow carb recipes: 1/4 C flax seed meal 1/2 C boiling water 2 T peanut butter 1/4 t cinnamon mix everything together and you got yourself s...

Jun 7th 2011
Mags commented on Mags's question:

what about a green smoothie too? I always see those but never know how to make them....

Jun 6th 2011
Mags commented on LauraCox's profile:

hey Laura! there is a picture of an amazing looking green smoothie on the day one the six pack spring and i was wondering if you could post the rec...

Jun 6th 2011
Mags replied to Kimmer's question:

What to eat when feeling sick?

Hey Kimmer, Haha the fact that it was your cheat day could definitely be why you are sick. But I was sick with a terrible cold for 3 weeks while on slow carb earlier this year, and couldn't tast...

Jun 6th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's profile:

Hey I was just wondering if you use artificial sweeteners ever? I never really have, but because its summer, i miss my sweetened iced tea! does it ...

Jun 6th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Anyone have a good protein smoothie/shake recipe thats slow carb acceptable?

I miss fruit smoothies! : ( its summer and I want a smoothie alternative. Anyone have a good recipe/store bought smoothie/shake that would quench my love for smoothies?!

Jun 6th 2011

do you have to freeze them for them to last all week?

Jun 6th 2011
Mags replied to ckcreations hansen's question:

2 month Update with pics

Wow! Congratulations! Your results are truly incredible and inspiring. 2 months?! great job. be sure to post that sauce recipe because I would LOVE a slow carb BBQ sauce!

Jun 6th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's reply:

hahaha right now I'm combining the two, basically skipping breakfast and eating lunch and dinner slow carb style. but I'm also using a new techniq...

Jun 3rd 2011
Mags asked a question:

Should I intermittent fast or do slow carb?

I've been intermittent fasting for about 4 days now, on a 21/3 schedule (fasting 21 hours, eating 3). I feel like skipping breakfast is bad! I can't find much information on IF, and I was wonderin...

May 21st 2011
Mags commented on matty's reply:

me too!

May 16th 2011
Mags commented on LauraCox's reply:

Hi Laura, I would just try to stay away from your caliper just for ONE WEEK. If you use it so much, it could trigger the same psychological respons...

May 14th 2011
Mags commented on Katyslaughter's reply:

Thanks! glad to have to you join us!

May 14th 2011
Mags is doing my tutorial!

Intermittent Fasting for 9-5ers

This challenge will introduce you a weight loss tactic known as intermittent fasting (IF). Don't worry, it's not a starvation diet, it's simply a m...

May 14th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's reply:

thanks haha feels good to be back!

May 5th 2011
Mags asked a question:

Join the 'Feel Good' Challenge!

Hey everyone! So I don't know about you, but before my slow carb journey, I was addicted to my scale. every day I would weigh myself and with any minor fluctuation, I would freak out. When I start...

May 5th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's profile:

im going to go back on it after though

Apr 18th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's profile:

im going off slow carb this week, because ive been on it for 10 weeks now. I think my body is just adjusting to well to it. plus tim says you shoul...

Apr 18th 2011
Mags commented on pdx4hbHolly's profile:

ugh. I'm not really budging its like those last pounds want to glue themselves to my sides. I havent been working out religiously though, so im sta...

Apr 14th 2011