dianne978

United-States flagLaconia, NH, United States
My 4HB Goal: To be consistent on this diet and break my addiction to white flour and refined sugar!

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dianne978 asked a question:

Egg allergy issue--any suggestions?

I'm not the one allergic to eggs...my infant daughter is; we have discovered today at her visit with a pediatric allergist. Since she is still breastfed, most anything I eat passes into her body t...

Nov 18th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

A Second Chance Manifesto

Gonna be completely honest and transparent here. I completely fell off the diet this week. Around about Thursday, it turned into a "cheat week." I acknowledge and understand that I have ...

Nov 14th 2011

I didn't feel like you were putting me down or discouraging me....it's just hard to hear the truth sometimes but I need to hear it! I appreciate i...

Nov 14th 2011
dianne978 commented on 42Wired's profile:

Thanks for all your helpful answers lately. Since your screen name doesn't give me any clues, are you male or female?? LOL (Sorry to ask!) And wher...

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Sigh......

I know that no one is holding me at gunpoint to do this diet. No one told me to, no one's going to come and arrest me for slipping up. I chose to be on this diet. Today I starting having doubts as...

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

Legume Debate...

Hello friends....today I stumbled upon a website that touts a similar diet to the SCD, only on that diet you are encouraged to eat fruit, but NOT allowed to eat legumes. There is a lengthy descrip...

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 commented on rhoprime's reply:

What is "WOE"? And yeah I'd probably have that breakfast with eggs in the future. There's quite a bit of protein in the lentils and baco...

Nov 10th 2011

Dislike!!

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 commented on JJJ's reply:

^LMAO!!

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 commented on 42Wired's reply:

As my smiley guy eats what looks to be carb-dense ramen noodles....hahaha!

Nov 10th 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

Why Is My Appetite Less Now?

I know a version of this question has been asked before. (Someone has asked, "did anyone else experience a reduction in appetite?") I have definitely noticed a reduction in my own appeti...

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 replied to JoyMc's tip:

Tip: Reclaim your Palette from the Food Industry

HAHAHAHA!! I too have been seduced by the "bastard cracker"! I used to eat a half a box of Triscuit Cracked Pepper and Olive Oil crackers at a sitting. I don't think that particular vari...

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 commented on TeaLove's reply:

I have never seen canned lentils in the U.S.--we live in New England...anyone who's familiar with stores around here, do they carry canned lentils...

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 commented on TeaLove's reply:

Oh my goodness girl I do the same thing. Sauce on all my protein food. lol I love A-1 sauce, barbecue sauce, Worcestershire sauce, you name it. I ...

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 replied to 4hourVic's blog post:

Will power wins over!

Pizza crusts dipped in mayo....that is a new one! Here in the U.S. people (ok my husband and I anyway) like to dip our pizza in Ranch dressing. Mm, cheat day is coming! haha Great job on losing 10...

Nov 9th 2011
Nov 9th 2011

This diet should be called Learn to Love Spinach 101, by the way. :p

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

A Moment of Weakness But a Breakfast Comeback

Just FYI to newbies.... Allow me to finish the following sentence in two different ways: "IT'S NEVER A GOOD IDEA TO _____________" a) Buy a Snicker's bar for the hubby, and then one f...

Nov 9th 2011
dianne978 commented on Maria Rider's profile:

Thanks for all your encouragement and good advice! You've become one of my "allies" here. :) I appreciate it!

Nov 8th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Day Eight, I'm Gonna Celebrate :)

And no, by "celebrate" I don't mean go hog wild with cheat food. I just mean, I'm in a better mood today, possibly better than any day of the last two weeks so far. I just want to first...

Nov 8th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Pouring My Heart Out Here

So I am on, let's see, day 7 of this diet. I had my first cheat day yesterday and it was nice even though I had some blood sugar issues. Anyway I'm back on the plan today and for the rest of the w...

Nov 8th 2011
dianne978 commented on 42Wired's reply:

Also, re: the blood sugar issue, yeah I think you must be right that what I'm feeling is the dramatic spike of the glucose b/c of the sweets; in t...

Nov 7th 2011
dianne978 commented on 42Wired's reply:

Thanks for all the helpful advice! I am definitely not drinking enough water. I know that. I guess it's probably not recommended to do drink mixes...

Nov 7th 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

Typical serving size for beans at a meal?

I'm trying to eat beans or lentils at every meal and I'm just wondering what a typical serving size is for that. Half a cup? 1/4 cup? I just want it to be enough to keep me satiated till the next ...

Nov 7th 2011
dianne978 commented on dianne978's profile:

Thanks Kath. :)

Nov 6th 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

Where might my Member Intro post have gone?

When I first joined I was asked to provide a member intro. I wrote this relatively detailed thing and it has disappeared. Anyone have any idea what could have happened to it? I know I pressed the ...

Nov 6th 2011
dianne978 commented on beardwiz's profile:

I read your last post a couple days ago. You asked forgiveness for the attitude you showed. I forgive you. *virtual hug* That's all.

Nov 6th 2011

I though Tim Ferriss SPELT it out for us...no carbs at all. I'm just messin' with ya. But yeah, what themiller said.

Nov 6th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

I moved up my first cheat day to today...

I have been on the diet for five days but I decided to move the cheat day to Sunday instead of Monday so that I could enjoy it more with my family. I might do Monday next week, so that I'll have s...

Nov 6th 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

Coming clean! :)

So today was a hectic day and my blood sugar was dropping, dropping, like the stock market in a recession. :p So we stopped at Wendy's for lunch and I had the most SCD-friendly thing I could find;...

Nov 5th 2011

So glad I read this! The "standard army-green" lentils I've been buying from the grocery store are ok, and I've been eating them all thi...

Nov 5th 2011

Also, thanks for the tips about the food. I think one key is to plan my meals ahead so I'm not stuck in the kitchen at 4 p.m. going "now what...

Nov 5th 2011

Wow thank you so much Gretchen....I am just now seeing your reply but I truly appreciate your input. Yes I think you're right; I've had a humongou...

Nov 5th 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Day 4...second verse, same as the first.

Today's blog post is probably going to sound much like yesterday's; in that I started off well and then hit my mid-afternoon slump. Ugh. I'll get into that in a moment. I'm doing well overall b...

Nov 5th 2011
dianne978 commented on 42Wired's reply:

Haha thanks 42Wired; I can't wait for cheat day!

Nov 3rd 2011

themiller--thanks so much for your direct and honest answer, and you managed to insert a great deal of encouragement into as well. I appreciate i...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 commented on TeaLove's reply:

Thanks so much TeaLove; I guess I never realized before how much of an "emotional eater" I am. When you say "seek out professionals...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Day 3, Part Deux

So this morning I was all chipper and motivated about the 4H-B diet and ready to keep going. Well. I got hit with a terrible slump this afternoon, including the famous headache, and now I'm in a m...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 commented on dianne978's tip:

Oh--I forgot, you can also add cubed avocado. It's delicious! I didn't have any avocado on hand but I would have used it in the salad if I had.

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 shared a tip:

Just a cool recipe I thought you may like...

It's really simple and maybe a lot of you do this already but thought I'd share anyway. I made a delicious "chicken salad" today and here are the ingredients: 1 cup black beans whole be...

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

Hypoglycemia Symptoms

I've also had some hypoglycemia symptoms and I'm on day 3 of the diet. However, that being said, I've battled episodes of hypoglycemia all my life, because diabetes runs in my family. Right now I'...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 blogged:

Day Three: Nauseated but Keeping On

Ok so this morning I woke up feeling gross. I felt this way because I chose not to indulge my old habit of consuming a high-carb (and often, high-sugar) snack before bedtime last night. Let me exp...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 asked a question:

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

I realize it's only day 2 and I have a long way to go, but I have had a horrible headache all day long and I have hardly any energy. I just feel tired--not lethargic--and have this nagging headach...

Nov 3rd 2011
dianne978 commented on loretta's reply:

But I hate how my normal smiley face gets turned into a crazy little freaky dude holding a stick with flowers on it. ?? lol

Nov 2nd 2011
dianne978 commented on loretta's reply:

Thanks Kath. This forum is meant to be helpful and encouraging. "Plain and simple."

Nov 2nd 2011