TylerS

United-States flagSunnyvale, CA, United States
My 4HB Goal: 190 pounds (starting weight 230 pounds) and less than a 34 inch waist. 3 weeks in, currently weighing 223 pounds.

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TylerS asked a question:

I can't do it anymore

I can't wear some jeans that fit snug just a couple weeks ago. They are too loose and it's become too burdensome to try to keep them from falling off, even with a belt. Time to donate them!

Mar 7th 2011
TylerS commented on Shery's reply:

I do exactly the same thing.

Mar 3rd 2011
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diet: success

Great job!

Mar 3rd 2011
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Blood test results

My guess, and it's purely a guess, is that if you take the supplements and get them to normal levels that it will help your weight loss along with PAGG.

Mar 3rd 2011
TylerS commented on Acharmon's reply:

I'm now finding that I have to be careful when I wear my ring because it's so loose it might fall off.

Mar 2nd 2011
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Ease my mind

If you're going to measure everyday, don't expect weight loss everyday. Even in the book Tim mentions that fluctuations occur daily. It's what you weigh the morning of your cheat day that counts...

Mar 2nd 2011
TylerS commented on Dale's reply:

Same here!

Mar 1st 2011
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Cheat day with fibromyalgia

Are there any other exercises that you can do? If so, replace the squats and push-ups with the exercises you can do. Even if that exercise is just walking.

Mar 1st 2011
TylerS commented on shane's reply:

No, keep drinking water throughout the day, but try to make sure you drink 1/2 your body weight in ounces. For example, if you weigh 150 lbs, drin...

Mar 1st 2011
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Celebrate the little wins

In addition to taking measurements to track your progress, also remember to celebrate the little wins. What I mean about "little wins" are those things that aren't recorded through meas...

Mar 1st 2011
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Is macadamia nut oil worth it?

Yes! I agree that it's worth it. I just bought two bottles of Oils of Aloha from Sprouts and it is very good!

Mar 1st 2011
TylerS commented on FamousDrew's reply:

I'll agree with Drew, it looks good!

Mar 1st 2011
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almost officially in stall mode...

Try making small changes and then tracking them. For example, if you are consuming nuts, try eliminating them and see if that helps you break the stall.

Feb 25th 2011
TylerS commented on shane's profile:

Shane, I'll have some pics up here in the next week or so.

Feb 23rd 2011
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Fiber Needed for Regularity Issues?

My guess it that you would get plenty of fiber with the beans and spinach/leafy greens. If not, maybe find another fiber supplement.

Feb 22nd 2011
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Can food ...

You should be OK, since it is very minimal. Though, you should continue to look for canned food without those ingredients or switch to non-canned foods.

Feb 22nd 2011
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TIP: Avoid whey protein when burning fat!

This is an interesting finding since Tim's dad found quite the opposite effect from Whey. For the last 2 weeks I've switched to Whey in the morning primarily to reduce my fat intake and focus mor...

Feb 22nd 2011
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Nutrional Yeast

Does anyone use Nutritional Yeast while on the Slow Carb diet? I haven't been because of the "if you have to ask, you shouldn't do it" rule, but I was wondering if any of you thought th...

Feb 22nd 2011
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Oatmeal in Chili!?!? WTF?

That's crazy! I would have never thought that. I guess that's why it's always good to check the labels.

Feb 22nd 2011
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Two types of protein per meal??

I think you're making it too complicated. Just know that you can eat anything on the list and make sure you get 30 grams of protein within 60 min of waking (within 30 is better) and 20 grams or m...

Feb 22nd 2011
TylerS commented on Juan's reply:

Correction: Tim mentions to limit tomatoes and avocados, not eat all you want.

Feb 22nd 2011
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Not hungry after slow carb breakfast.....

I'm not sure why you aren't hungry, but you shouldn't wait until 3pm to eat again. Maybe throw in a protein shake around 11 to get you an added 20 grams of protein or more. You could also try re...

Feb 22nd 2011
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for my wife

What is her starting weight and weight now? Is she measuring herself also? How did her measurements look when she gained the weight? My first advice would be to make sure she doesn't compare he...

Feb 22nd 2011
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Is V-8 Juice legal?

Yes, you should avoid it as it's a juice and high in sugars.

Feb 22nd 2011
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Foods to avoid on Cheat Day?

My rule is to avoid anything I would eat on the other 6 days (except for my morning protein shake).

Feb 22nd 2011
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2 Month Update

Way to go!!! Keep up the great work! I'm very similar to you in measurements, so it's great to see your progress. I'm trending very similar to you as well.

Feb 21st 2011
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Sublingual Vitamin B

I've found some good success in taking a sublingual Vitamin B supplement. Sublingual just means that you place it under your tongue and it dissolves directly into your blood system. It seems to ...

Feb 21st 2011
TylerS commented on shane's reply:

Yeah, I'm taking a sublingual b-supplement.

Feb 21st 2011
TylerS commented on Turbo's reply:

Thanks Turbo!

Feb 21st 2011
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What are your favorite Slow Carb convenience foods?

I live in CA also and would add Chipotle to the list of places as well as any mexican restaurant/taqueria.

Feb 21st 2011
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List of portable slow carb foods!

Tim also mentions Carrots and Celery. They are not as long lasting as the other, but they work. You can also buy almond butter packets from some stores.

Feb 21st 2011
TylerS commented on Shery's reply:

This looks like the answer that you're looking for.

Feb 21st 2011
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why am I not losing weight on this diet?

Have you read the book? Have you had your period while on the diet? Are you sticking to the diet exactly?

Feb 21st 2011
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How to cure cheat day sickness?

Don't feel like you have to gorge. You can cheat without going crazy. Try eating some healthy stuff that isn't on the diet like Sushi, or Chinise or Thai food with rice. Maybe just have a sandw...

Feb 21st 2011

I would agree that it's ok to eat for your dinner, but I wouldn't make a habit of fixing it due to the high fat content.

Feb 20th 2011
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WEEK 7 update! Hrrmm....

Keep up the great work!

Feb 20th 2011
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TIP: Food Network

It's advised not to watch it unless it's your cheat day

Feb 20th 2011
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SCD and P90X

Has anyone tried P90X with the Slow Carb Diet? I really enjoy the P90X workouts but have avoided them on this diet for the first 4 weeks. If you have done P90X while on the SCD, did you find tha...

Feb 20th 2011
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What are your favorite cheat foods?

Pizza, Donuts, In-n-out burger, cheese, cheese, cheese, and Lemon Heads and friends.

Feb 19th 2011
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'Gastric Emptying' on Cheat Day

Cheat with Chinese food... Just kidding (sort of).

Feb 19th 2011
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Got my first "wow" today

I happened to run into a friend today that I hadn't seen since before starting 4HB. The first thing he said was, "wow, you've lost a lot of weight!" It was great hearing that as I'm ju...

Feb 19th 2011
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Fat loss plateau

I would try the following: Increase your water intake. I'd also try reducing your second breakfast and eliminate the beans in one of your meals. I'd also try using water for your shake rather t...

Feb 19th 2011
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What are your thoughts about eating olives?

What are your thoughts about eating olives? I know they are fairly high in calories, but I'm finding that they add some, should I say it, variety to the spinach and leafy greens I eat.

Feb 18th 2011
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A little confused about chickpeas

The reason he mentions Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) is that you can easily over do it with them. I think if you're limiting them you should be fine, but if you start to plateau, try substituting th...

Feb 17th 2011
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Do you drink 1 diet soda a day on this diet, if so are you getting results still?

Yes, I'm typically drinking around 16 to 20oz a day and still losing. Though, I always drink a TON of water after I drink a diet drink.

Feb 17th 2011
TylerS commented on bgott413's reply:

This is the same thing that I do. I've found that I can now do my entire routine as a cold shower. I shave my head in the shower so I was already...

Feb 17th 2011
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Chicken, peppers, and onions

I have two great recipes for chicken that are simple and have tons of flavor! This is also great if you buy chicken in bulk. For both recipes do the following Dice chicken breasts in cubes Dice ...

Feb 17th 2011
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Sensible target weight?

I agree with Rob that you should look at why you are doing the diet. I'm very similar to you. I'm 34, 5'11" and started at 230 (now 223 after 3 weeks) and my goal is to get down to 200 firs...

Feb 17th 2011
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Preparing for travel and vacation

Pick up some resistance bands. They are light and can fit in your luggage easily. Then you can use them for squats, military press, bicep curls, chest press, and lat rows. If you can, pick up a...

Feb 17th 2011
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What's your exercise routine?

For the last week I've just been walking 30 minutes to 1 hour a day. I try to walk an hour just after my protein shake on my cheat days. I'm in week 3 of 4hb, but after the 4th week I will proba...

Feb 17th 2011