Arelleth

United-States flagArcata, CA, United States
My 4HB Goal: 100% slow carb compliance, BodyRock 4-6 days-a-week, cheat day every 10 days. I want to see those elusive abdominals!!!

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Thanks for the kudos and congrats on your own progress! I didn't consistently follow any damage control, just ate slow carbs 6 days a week and ha...

Dec 20th 2011
Dec 16th 2011
Arelleth replied to Sam Green's question:

8 Week Results! Pictures Included!

I'm glad you are happy with your results. Love the coat!

Dec 11th 2011
Arelleth commented on oceanaim's reply:

That actually sounds like I really good idea.

Nov 11th 2011
Arelleth replied to Beorn86's question:

BLOG: Four month progress report w/pics!

WOW, nicely done! Pictures really ARE worth a thousand words! Also, congratulations on the disappearance of you asthma!

Nov 9th 2011
Nov 9th 2011
Arelleth commented on Jake's reply:

Agree, food choices aren't just for weight loss, but overall health, well being and longevity!

Nov 9th 2011
Nov 9th 2011
Arelleth commented on lisa_a's reply:

Angry Birds rule!

Nov 9th 2011
Arelleth replied to goodmonsters's question:

Before and After (Pictures)

First off, props on having the courage to post these. Its great that they became your Harajuku moment. That motivation will keep you going and committed to making the change you need in order to s...

Nov 8th 2011
Arelleth commented on Arelleth's reply:

thanks Jake, that is exactly what I meant.

Nov 7th 2011
Arelleth commented on JJJ's reply:

agreed!!

Nov 6th 2011
Arelleth replied to Daan D.'s question:

SCD anti-social?

I struggle with this a great deal too. I also work at a coffee shop, where butter croissants and blueberry muffins practically dance around taunting me. Its hard too because if you say "I'm ...

Nov 6th 2011
Arelleth replied to dianne978's question:

Coming clean! :)

Hey Dianne, I don't think a little bit of cheese will throw you off too much, if its just this one instance. I wouldn't stress about it. Unfortunately life does happen and you don't always have ab...

Nov 5th 2011
Arelleth shared a tip:

The Chili That is Saving My Life

Hey Guys, I've been struggling with slow carb lunch at work. Then I decided to try making chili. I'm useless in the kitchen, but I found this to be super easy and you can make a huge batch and por...

Nov 3rd 2011
Arelleth replied to Beorn86's blog post:

Major pain in the a**!

I have felt this same frustration myself...stinkin' food industry trying to poison us!!

Nov 3rd 2011
Arelleth replied to dianne978's question:

Day 2: Am I supposed to be feeling so blah?

I believe you are exactly right, it's sugar withdrawal. I experienced the exact same thing when I started out. The first couple days were tough, but once I got through them I felt fine, great even...

Nov 3rd 2011
Arelleth commented on kiki's reply:

I appreciate the comment Kiki. I'm a lifelong compulsive overeater and sometimes compliance is a problem. Having the support of the forum has bee...

Nov 2nd 2011
Arelleth commented on BB1888's reply:

Thanks so much! I've added BodyRock workouts to the slow carb diet and plan on posting another update at the end of November!

Nov 2nd 2011

YAY!! Congrats to you!!!!

Oct 29th 2011
Arelleth replied to Vtine311's blog post:

Tomorrow is cheat day for most!

Halloween blowout Monday night, with a giant bowl of candy, Bailey's Irish coffee and Nightmare Before Christmas, Hocus Pocus and Sleepy Hollow on DVD!

Oct 29th 2011

my pleasure, interesting stuff.

Oct 27th 2011
Oct 26th 2011

Sounds good. I wish there was a Whole Foods close to where I live.

Oct 26th 2011

I was under the impression that deli meat was off limits because of added sugar. I hit up the deli counter the other day and all of the meats had ...

Oct 26th 2011
Arelleth commented on loretta's reply:

I usually begin to get frustrated at 2 or 3 minutes, so I can usually get away with frying eggs and microwaving beans before the less complimentar...

Oct 26th 2011

I should try that too. I usually don't sleep well and my sister is an insomniactic wreck.

Oct 26th 2011

....bought two boxes of spinach, thawing as I speak...I mean type.

Oct 26th 2011

I use lentils a lot and I've cooked up whole bags at a time. I usually soak them overnight though and cook them for 20 or 30 minutes...I like your...

Oct 26th 2011
Arelleth commented on zhunt's reply:

Crock pot, now why didn't I think of that?! That's a great suggestion!! I've also heard that beans and lentils cook up nicely in a rice maker.

Oct 26th 2011
Arelleth commented on Vtine311's reply:

Hahaha, yeah that monkey is intense for sure!

Oct 26th 2011
Arelleth commented on Vtine311's reply:

I tried that last night (cooking for the week.) and I was so aggravated by the end of my marathon food prep session that I.....well suffice it to ...

Oct 25th 2011
Arelleth blogged:

Sleep & Fat Loss

I noticed the strangest thing the other day. I ate a huge meal and then fell asleep for 10 hours, slept like the dead and then woke up with a noticeably flatter belly and tons of energy. I started...

Oct 25th 2011
Arelleth asked a question:

No Cooking on Slow Carbs

I have been suffering from a growing frustration the last week or two. I'm hitting total food prep/cooking burnout. I HATE cooking, I don't like doing it and I despise the time it takes, or as I s...

Oct 25th 2011
Arelleth commented on TeaLove's reply:

TOTALLY AGREE! I just discovered Bodyrock tv and as soon as I get an interval timer, ITS ON!!

Oct 20th 2011

Yikes, Baking & Pastry Arts? I don't know if it gets any more tempting than that!? -also- Mirror and photos are the best motivators ever!!

Oct 17th 2011

That is so cool, I'm proud of you too! Its neat that you have such supportive friends! I'm doing very well. I had my hiccups last week and put o...

Oct 17th 2011
Oct 14th 2011

Hey Hey, Thanks for the comment...how are you doing?

Oct 14th 2011

You WILL SUCCEED! Your determination is amazing!

Oct 14th 2011
Arelleth commented on swoopdk's reply:

Thanks for the suggestion Tea!

Oct 14th 2011
Arelleth commented on JoyMc's reply:

thanks for the support Joy!

Oct 13th 2011
Arelleth commented on 4hbnprog's reply:

I'm glad something positive could come out of it! Best of luck to you. This is absolutely a journey and a learning experience!!

Oct 13th 2011
Arelleth commented on swoopdk's reply:

Thanks for the input. I am worried about a streak or domino effect if I make a habit of a slip here or there. I'm considering skipping my Friday c...

Oct 13th 2011

Hey Akane, thanks for the suggestions! You're a superstar! You are absolutely right about needing to preplan meals. I am the worst at that (no ex...

Oct 13th 2011
Arelleth commented on Bugzy's reply:

@LondonLady: hahahaha, thanks for that! It made me smile!@kath: I know exactly what you mean. I'm sure its all deeply psychological....and the fry...

Oct 13th 2011
Arelleth replied to Dana W's blog post:

One month of glory (and beans!)

wow, wow, wow! Congrats, that is fantastic!

Oct 12th 2011