CynthiaK

United-States flagSeattle, WA, United States
My 4HB Goal: Lose some fat and see some abs. I'm tired of being skinny fat!

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Dec 24th 2011
Dec 15th 2011
CynthiaK replied to 4hBod's question:

How long does it take you to lose the cheat day weight

I usually end up losing it 2-3 days after cheat day, and last cheat day I consumed over 5600 calories. I made sure to eat enough protein, did damage control, had orange juice with breakfast, gr...

Dec 15th 2011
CynthiaK replied to Cathieely Enter last name's question:

cut out beans

I just eat beans for breakfast as well and have been noticing better results.

Dec 11th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Went up .6 lb overnight. I think it was the hummus that did it, but I also had 2 tbsp flaxseed oil yesterday for the first time. (260 cal!!)

Dec 7th 2011
CynthiaK shared a tip:

TIP: Other Names for Sugar

If you're trying to decide if a product is SCD-friendly, I found this helpful article to remind us that sugar can be disguised under many different names. http://www.dietriffic.com/2009/03/26/na...

Dec 7th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's reply:

Thanks for the suggestions @justin, you rock!

Dec 6th 2011
Dec 6th 2011
CynthiaK replied to justin's tip:

'Exotic' Meat Week

I've always wanted to try exotic meats! I was actually just having a conversation about it with a friend a few days ago. I have no clue where to buy some though. Is your local store a chain, p...

Dec 6th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

I feel guilty because I had 4 glasses of wine last night instead of 2, but I still lost 1 lb overnight!! Ate every 3 hours, 4 meals total. :)

Dec 5th 2011
CynthiaK commented on 4hourVic's reply:

I definitely agree with you that recovery is more important than training. I don't want to mess anything up and have to go back in for more surger...

Dec 4th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

12/4/11: Down .8 lb

Dec 4th 2011
CynthiaK commented on TeaLove's reply:

Makes sense. I'll be sure to ask before the doc!

Dec 4th 2011
CynthiaK commented on Jake's reply:

Fish oil definitely has definitely helped my acne! I had really bad skin last year and someone referred me to acne.org. I followed their regime...

Dec 4th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Ate 3 meals today instead of 4 because I had to work tonight. Just made sure that the 3rd meal was a combo of my usual 3-4.

Dec 4th 2011
CynthiaK commented on justin's reply:

I haven't been taking BCAAs so I'll have to order me up some.

Dec 3rd 2011
CynthiaK commented on Jake's reply:

Yikes, your surgery sounds like it was pretty intense. How long did it take for you to fully recover? I'll have to stop taking my fish-oil supp...

Dec 3rd 2011
CynthiaK commented on Beorn86's reply:

I won't be able to lift anything with my arms, but I'm thankful that I'll be able to do leg/abdominal work (unless it involves lifting anything ab...

Dec 3rd 2011
CynthiaK asked a question:

Tips on preserving muscle after surgery?

I'll be having surgery next month and I'm really nervous about losing muscle. I won't be able to do kettlebell swings or lift weights for 6 weeks. (!!) Any advice for trying to preserve as muc...

Dec 3rd 2011
CynthiaK commented on justin's reply:

Wow, that's great that your body is so consistent with its whooshes! I think my body is still adjusting to the diet and hasn't gotten into a good...

Dec 3rd 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Began drinking lemon water a little before and during meals a couple of days ago. Cheat day was Wednesday so I'm up a little bit. 137.8 lb.

Dec 3rd 2011

Hi Akane! I've done 6-day and 5-day weeks, but haven't held out for a 8 or 9-day week, though I could. I'll keep an eye on your profile. Thanks ...

Dec 1st 2011
CynthiaK asked a question:

Cheat Day: Difference between 5 day and 10 day wait?

From what I've been reading, a cheat day should be at least 5 days after your last cheat day, but no longer than 10 days after. It seems that most people are doing a cheat day the same day every...

Nov 30th 2011
CynthiaK commented on Beorn86's reply:

Haha I like how Tim said that he "hates cooking because of the cleanup so he never does it" or something along those lines in the video....

Nov 30th 2011
CynthiaK commented on justin's reply:

Do you fast before cheat days? I've been doing well on the diet but I've been thinking about adding in some IF to see what happens. p.s. Food Ne...

Nov 30th 2011
CynthiaK commented on Jake's reply:

It's always safe to blame bears, beets, and battlestar galactica!

Nov 30th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Did ice pack 2x yesterday instead of 1x. Morning = front + back of neck/upper chest. Evening = upper chest, full back.

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Another 1.2 lb drop in weight! Now 136

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK replied to Vtine311's question:

Change in weather causes more hunger?

It could be psychological as you mentioned, but I think it's also biological. Your body is using up more energy & calories in the colder months because of heat exchange, which will trigger a...

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK commented on s joshua's reply:

@s joshua: Corn bread!! Now there's something that I missed from my Thanksgiving. @cathieely: I love cream cheese! Man, that reminds me that I ...

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK commented on Jake's reply:

Oooh I loooove mangoes! I haven't had them in forever since I can't seem to find satisfying ones up here in Seattle. Ha, making homemade bread s...

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

I think I had too many edamame yesterday. They can definitely be a domino food. No edamame today and had lemon juice in water as an experiment.

Nov 29th 2011
CynthiaK replied to JenyLee's question:

How to make a good cup of cinammon coffee?

I add cinnamon to the coffee grounds before it's brewed, add some cinnamon to each cup afterward, and buy a lighter coffee. I avoid the dark roasts so that it's naturally a bit sweeter. It took ...

Nov 28th 2011
CynthiaK commented on tiggerzzz's reply:

I used to use Splenda and almond milk in my coffee until I became a slow carber. Then I went cold turkey and now drink my coffee black with cinna...

Nov 28th 2011
CynthiaK asked a question:

Thanksgiving Cheat Day - how did you do?

What did everyone have on their Thanksgiving (if you celebrate it)? It sounds like a lot of people used this as their cheat day. I had turkey, gravy, stuffing, a few buns, potatoes, cinnamon bre...

Nov 28th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

I'm 1.2 lbs lighter than before Thanksgiving, only 3 days after the binge. I'm amazed!!

Nov 28th 2011
CynthiaK commented on 4HourBod's reply:

I'd also love to be a tester. I have an iPhone 4

Nov 27th 2011
Nov 27th 2011
Nov 27th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's profile:

Back to pre-cheat day weight after just 2 days!!

Nov 26th 2011
CynthiaK commented on CynthiaK's reply:

I can't stand a cold shower for that long either. I've been using the ice pack a lot though, and if I'm driving somewhere for a while I'll cran...

Nov 26th 2011

If you decide to get it, let us know about your experience! I'm curious to know

Nov 26th 2011