Brenda 7

United-States flagBakersfield, CA, United States
My 4HB Goal: To keep losing inches & weight until i reach my desired weight. I started SCD Aug. 9th 2012- My original goal was to lose 30 lbs by Nov. 3rd , I made it -30 pounds less!

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    Brenda 7 replied to Shannon Bennett's question:

    Replacing Saltines for Nausea

    have you tried club soda? I have an aloe vera drink - strawberry kiwi that I drink whenever I have a tickly stomach, since I've been on scd I just drink it now on my cheat days if I have to as it ...

    Oct 12th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on R B's reply:

    thanks for the info, I eat tomatoes, cucumbers, cauliflower etc. I guess i'm going to drop these for a bit to see if I can break my stall finally!...

    Sep 23rd 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

    One year, four months in. September Update!

    Great news Juan, I guess i'm going to have to try your IF routine, i'm still stuck!!! are you where you want to be now?

    Sep 23rd 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on R B's reply:

    Your post above you mentioned about adding a little tomato in your salad, do you not eat tomatoes regularly? i'm in a stall and i'm wondering if i...

    Sep 20th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to polyhive's question:

    Serious plateau

    I believe the book said 2 tablespoons of heavy whipping cream is allowed a day!! so how much cream are you putting in each of your 15 cups of coffee? I just use a teaspoon of cream in each of m...

    Sep 18th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Ben Blau's question:

    Major Milestone

    Great results! are you where you want to be now?

    Sep 18th 2013
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    Brenda 7 replied to Amelia Justice's question:

    Does this diet work on teens?

    The diet should work for you, first thing is if you are stalling you might cut back or cut out the nuts. I can't tell but are you getting the required amounts of protein for each of your meals? ar...

    Sep 11th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Tillyander Moore's question:

    Making your eggs go further with Almond milk?

    I added almond milk a couple of times to my scrambled eggs, but now I just add a little ice water to them.

    Sep 7th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Ben Blau's question:

    Blueberries REDUCE insulin?

    I love blueberries! I've been doing SCD for 13 months now i'm not at the weight I want to be yet, but i'm still plugging along. One thing i'm doing different is I added blueberries a couple of wee...

    Sep 7th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on R B's reply:

    Anyone wanting to read his posts, just click on his name and it'll take you to his profile page, then click on posts, (tabs on left side of page!...

    Aug 20th 2013
    Aug 20th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to DougM's question:

    How early for 30 grams?

    The general rule is: When you wake up and get up for the day!! is when you have your 30 grams of protein!! Feel free to chime in anyone if this is incorrect but this is what I've seen posted on ...

    Aug 20th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Mike Anthony's question:

    Help! ...need a sauce recipe for beans...

    Not sure what Goya canned is, but I sometimes eat black beans with Susie Q seasoning I get from Costco and some chopped up fresh tomato, nuke it til hot! my favorite way to eat beans now is my chi...

    Aug 14th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Tomhole's question:

    Motivational Message

    Great post, when I see people like this, I wish I could tell them about SCD, I don't though, how many of you guys that have been doing SCD for a while, think the same thing!!!

    Aug 14th 2013
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    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    Tom, are you confusing me with someone else. I didn't have any food allergies. You are the one that's doing great, I still have weight to lose, bu...

    Aug 9th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on mmmtewes's reply:

    This diet is so much better then Atkins or at least Atkins I did 30 years or so ago. What I like better is I can have salads and the cheat day and...

    Aug 8th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    Just an FYI I have never in my life stayed on any kind of diet longer then a month or two!

    Aug 8th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    RB - it's gone by really fast, I can't believe it's been a year, Juan Pinillos has been doing this over a year and has lost over 100+ pounds. I've...

    Aug 8th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to R B's question:

    Don't you think that the SCD could be called "The Happy Diet"?

    I agree, tomorrow i'll have been doing SCD for 1 YEAR!!! I can see me doing this for a long time to come...... it's that good. Just had my 52nd cheat day yesterday, and i'm back to SCD this mornin...

    Aug 8th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to G G's question:

    7 Day Road Trip & Lots of Bad Foods

    Such a good report, you've definitely got the SCD mentality. I've been doing SCD 1 year on Thurs. this week, and I love eating this way. I've been in a stall for a few months (yuck) but finally st...

    Aug 6th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Adam Wood's question:

    Green tea question

    Congrats on getting started on SCD. The main thing to remember is read the labels for ingredients, if the item contains NO sugar or corn syrup etc. white no-no-s like flour etc. as listed in the b...

    Aug 1st 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    Thanks, I was down 40 pounds in March but have gained a few back, although I'm still doing SCD 6 days a week. I've discovered Jif peanut butter is...

    Jul 29th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to T Fox's question:

    Nausea the morning of my cheat day- Dang it!

    Congrats on losing your first 9 pounds. Try and drink water thru out the day, if you can't eat anything, then your body is telling you something. Don't force it, this won't be your last cheat day....

    Jul 28th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Adrianne Laconi's question:

    Hurray - Milestone

    Great job! this is the only way of eating I've been able to stay on longer then 1 month, and i'm going on 1 year Aug. 9th 2013!

    Jul 21st 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Leslie Evarts's question:

    Avocado Limit?

    Usually 1/2 an avocado per day. See how your weight loss is with eating this much, before trying more per day!

    Jul 21st 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Leslie Evarts's question:

    Coconut Milk | Water | Real Milk | Almond Milk

    The only dairy allowed for SCD is cottage cheese and heavy whipping cream, so no on the real milk. Almond milk is okay, not sure on the coconut milk though. Depending on how long you've been doin...

    Jul 21st 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    You know if you got started now it might be a little easier to convince your friends because of how well you are doing!!! postive thinking.

    Jul 17th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Karinna Serantes's question:

    SWEET TOOTH

    Have you tried sugar free jello? sometimes you just have to tough it out, although I have had a few of those cravings!!! I made pancakes one time with flax seed meal, and ate them with a little pe...

    Jul 17th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Joan Good's question:

    Just checking in

    Congratulations on making it a year, i'm on my 11th month. I've been in a plateau though but still eating SCD. I got down 40 pounds but am up now about 5. I'm okay with that, just wish I could sta...

    Jul 17th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Mariana's question:

    4 hour body troubles

    Hi, what you'll need to do is post what your daily meals look like, how much water etc. Hopefully, we can help you figure out what's up!

    Jul 17th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    Also on the spending money part, I used to go get a sundae every week for 28 weeks or so, these were about $8.00 incld. tip, I now buy a container...

    Jul 16th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Tyrone King's question:

    Hi, my name is Tyrone King. My Journey to become a complete human starts August 19th. Your thoughts about my strategy? ---->

    Excuse me, but why in the world are you waiting til Aug. 19th to start SCD. Just do it!!! you also might get replies once you are actually doing SCD!!!

    Jul 15th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Tina S's question:

    Can you eat too much on cheat day? Is guilt normal?

    You definitely should NOT feel guilty on your cheat day! but, try and have your regular SCD breakfast, and don't eat so late!!! set a cut off time if you can for next week and every week thereafte...

    Jul 15th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to RumRunner's question:

    Sweet cheat day tomorrow!

    Yum, I love cinnamon rolls with cream cheese frosting! I've made pumpkin bread for my cheat days almost every other week. I have a cake pan with the four mini loafs and freeze those. I also found ...

    Jul 10th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Abulonna's question:

    Must I care about carbs?

    When I started 11 months ago today!! whoo hoo, I understood we should have 30 grams of protein for breakfast, 20 for lunch and 20 for dinner. But after that I saw a few posts that said to take in...

    Jul 10th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Alexander's tip:

    Switching cheat day to a working day

    My cheat day has almost always been on Wednesday's for 11 months, just the odd day when I had something special going on. For me, having it in the middle of the week seems to make it fly by faster...

    Jul 10th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to 556Chick's question:

    Is this SCD Approved?

    Have you been eating hard boiled eggs because it's fast and easy for breakfast? I don't think I've had one hard boiled egg in the 11 months I've been doing scd. I scramble my eggs every morning wi...

    Jul 2nd 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Juan Pinillos's question:

    Cheat Week Experiment and Results!

    Great info Juan! i'm so discouraged, I've been in this dumb stall and yesterday I gave in and had 3 doughnuts and ate some ice cream I had in the frig. I'm almost at 11 months eating SCD and this ...

    Jun 25th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    how could I forget Kalamata olives, I love them!!!

    Jun 24th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Smithar Raghunathan's question:

    Switching from Sunday to Saturday

    My cheat days are on Wednesdays, for me this just breaks up the week and seems shorter in between days!! Like you, I pretty much am comatose all day (haha) good visual, it actually depends on how ...

    Jun 24th 2013
    Brenda 7 commented on Brenda 7's reply:

    For my guacamole, I buy fresh salsa at the grocery store, add a little to my avocado, sprinkle some Susie Q's Santa Maria seasoning from Costco, s...

    Jun 24th 2013
    Brenda 7 replied to Jane Smith's question:

    This Question Has Been Removed

    Great post, I think feeling better healthy wise is one thing that a lot of people don't expect on this diet. Sure they/we want to lose weight and inches, but the health improvements are a definite...

    Jun 22nd 2013