JoyMc

United-States flagLindale, TX, United States
My 4HB Goal: Keepin' it real, 20# recomposition in 14 weeks or less.

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JoyMc shared a tip:

Too much water and screenings

So someone tells me today that if a Judge orders a hair or urine toxicology done, that drinking too much water will throw up red flags! Just something to remember... Smiles, Joy (100% mind alter...

Oct 22nd 2011
Oct 21st 2011
JoyMc blogged:

Down 2# this week after long "stall"

Wanted to share with everyone! Jordan still beat my loss this week though-LOL. WAS nice to see scale moving in a direction! Working on the stress piece still, and I think cutting beans mostly h...

Oct 21st 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's reply:

gotcha! Keep on truckin', baby.

Oct 21st 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's reply:

Vtine, Thanks! That is an awesome article (excepting the pie chart at the obttom-LOL). I'm saving that and passing it on to the health teacher at ...

Oct 20th 2011
JoyMc replied to jitkajulie's question:

coffee with milk or cream?

Heavy cream, 2TBS/day if I recall correctly according to 4HB IF it doens't cause a stall for you. Who is causing you confusion? Love, Joy

Oct 20th 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's reply:

zannix, Since the medications are designed to lower stomach acid and are not working, do you think it is possible you have LOW stomach acid instea...

Oct 20th 2011
JoyMc replied to 42Wired's blog post:

AP: Senate Votes Unlimited Potatoes in Schools

Great. Gotta LOVE that Monsanto GMO monster for population control. http://www.healthfreedomusa.org/?p=10372 Thanks Federal Government, we know your all about the best interest of "the chil...

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc replied to zannix's question:

Anyone on SCD Has Acid Reflux?

Digesting meat uses alot of acid, and some experts trace reflux to TOO LOW stomach acid. You're probably a Type A blood person also. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2009/04/25/...

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's question:

Doing better with stress relief "work". Scales going in right direction. I added coconut oil for calories and took out beans at this poi...

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's reply:

You're doing a great job transitioning into SCD, knowing what will get you to full program mode. Super! Thanks for letting me know split peas ARE...

Oct 19th 2011
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Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc commented on JJJ's reply:

yummm.termites.

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc replied to goodmonsters's question:

Day 2 - Newbie Menu!

Good for you to check in off the bat! Breakfast looks light on protein unless you are using Jumbo eggs. Can you add a turkey sausage or some other meat item in? Peas are cautionary food so you m...

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc commented on zhunt's reply:

I am laughing becasue I thought my collarbones felt more pronounced at one point today before reading your post. (((HUGS)))

Oct 19th 2011

Great tips- thanks hawk10!

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's reply:

I dropped the ice packs for a bit since that is stressful so to speak. I live in Texas-LOL.

Oct 19th 2011
JoyMc replied to Gretchen Linden's question:

Way to designate veterans' answers vs newbies'?

Maybe just in the intro email or something asking folks to call themselves new to the site for the first few weeks? When I joined, I tried to answer questions as a newbie, with things like "I...

Oct 19th 2011
Oct 18th 2011
Oct 18th 2011
JoyMc commented on 4hbnprog's reply:

coolio- glad it helped. Any tips on using the light? It will be here Wednesday.

Oct 18th 2011
JoyMc replied to Westicle's question:

Do You Drink 1.5L Water and Eat 30g Protein Within 30 Mins?

This is impossible to do daily! I did this to get BF reading on scale at the beginning. .75 liter maybe, but not 1.5 AND eat- helltotheno. HUGS Joy

Oct 17th 2011
JoyMc replied to goodmonsters's question:

Am I doomed to fail if I've tried 1001 fad diets?

IF you tried the Chihuahua Tootsie Roll diet, 4HB will not work for you. An answer to your question about preparation: read the book, read the forums, read the book, breathe, imagine yourself su...

Oct 17th 2011
JoyMc blogged:

Beast activity increased + Stress Strategy

Wow, after the less than stellar results I wrote about in the Confounded: Week 7 cry for input, my Feast Beast really went on alert to try to get in some "variations" and "just a li...

Oct 17th 2011

Gretchen, You are a doll and inspiration yourself, my sweet. After coming from a too few calorie place before 4HB, I have been careful to get ca...

Oct 16th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's reply:

I read the article on Omegas. I've been very Omega 3 heavy for quite some time and no grain for months so do not need that protocol. My Omega 6 in...

Oct 16th 2011
Oct 16th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's reply:

One thought on the timing of the exercise is this is adrenal resting time for 30 minutes on back everyday (Adrenal Stress- 21st Century Syndrome b...

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on zhunt's reply:

Thanks for sharing that you're in the same 7 week zone as I and not losing a ton either- I feel so not alone! I do think this is mostly the stress...

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on 4hbnprog's reply:

Thanks so much. I'll post my cheat day today since last week's is a blur, and I might miss what it was-LOL.

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on Maria Rider's reply:

Protein, I think this week, my protein was close to 120 several days... I'm going to do some serious tracking, weighing, measuring this week also ...

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on Maria Rider's reply:

my age is 48.

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on Maria Rider's reply:

I'm 5'4" 160, 40% BF-5+ year old Tanita scale. Goal is 25% BF, 125-130 long run. Short goal is 20# recomp in 100 days (early December). Almon...

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's reply:

I knew you'd have some cool strategy- thanks for pushing through the computer crash. My fats and omegas are derned good, but I will reread Tim's t...

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on JoyMc's question:

Thanks for al the support and feedback in advance!

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's profile:

thanks for trying- tons of 504 timing out errors today.

Oct 15th 2011
JoyMc commented on justin's profile:

Plese reply to my post in Plateaus/Stalling titled "Confounded".

Oct 14th 2011
JoyMc replied to Dana W's blog post:

One month of glory (and beans!)

I'm so happy for you- you are rocking it! Joy

Oct 14th 2011
JoyMc asked a question:

Confounded- almost to week 7

OK, so I bought the thing about us over 40s with multiple kiddos breeder types having more difficulty losing weight. So far 7 weeks in, I've lost not much more than a few pounds and a few inches t...

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

Weird, I tried to post this several times, and it just now showed up after trying to test message. Sorry if this shows up 4 more times.

Oct 14th 2011
JoyMc replied to Vtine311's blog post:

I Used to be Fat!

From a formerly addicted soul, I'm keeping it real. All I am writing is "in love" and applies to everyone who name Themselves as Addicted to Anything. You're not battling your Weight, y...

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

F*ck the man and his MSG-LOL

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

Actually, test the spaghetti squash as it is not on Tim's original "eat all you want" list. I'm still thinking walnuts are ok despite ...

Oct 12th 2011
Oct 11th 2011
JoyMc commented on Bugzy's reply:

This is a super reply!

Oct 11th 2011
JoyMc replied to Arelleth's tip:

Girl Walks into A Grocery Store

Was there a Priest and/or a Rabbi involved in this grocery store visit? Same thing with even the health food store packaged stuff like salad dressings. Cane this or syrup that...uurgh. Smiles, J...

Oct 11th 2011
JoyMc replied to Arelleth's blog post:

Surviving a Rough Patch

What an awesome learning experience! Thanks for sharing. I read your reply on julie's week off post. It was really cool to read your insight into your experience. HUGS Joy

Oct 11th 2011
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Oct 11th 2011