eighdrose

United-States flagAnn Arbor, MI, United States
My 4HB Goal: Just do it.

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eighdrose replied to Quirky Bagzo's question:

how much butter is a allowed per day for SCD?

i dont think you are thinking of the SCD right. while fat is ok glycemicaly, it has a high caloric density. by comparison, everything else allowed is low calorie density. even though he describ...

Oct 4th 2011
eighdrose replied to tpcdelisle's question:

How much protien

i THOUGHT the book said at least 20grams per meal. the past 1.5 weeks ive been making sure i have 1 cup of meat (pretty much any meat i looked up had at least 20 grams per 8oz serving). i dont t...

Oct 3rd 2011
eighdrose commented on oddjob's reply:

OH INTERESTING, i had completely forgotten about canned tuna. i think im going to have to buy more just for the sake of "dont feel like cook...

Sep 15th 2011
eighdrose commented on Beaver's reply:

ive heard of sous vide but never tried it. I always thought I should do my own with a crock pot but got tired of figuring out how/what i needed. ...

Sep 15th 2011
eighdrose commented on JJJ's reply:

i had not thought about making SUPER batches on sunday and freezing everything for the rest of the week. i COULD be up for that. do beans/scramb...

Aug 22nd 2011
eighdrose asked a question:

how do i cook 4hb food without lots of time?

ugh, 2nd time typing this out, lets hope the page works..... for the past 6 months i've done the diet, at least every other day i have to cook. i'll either cook meat, veges or beans. getting ho...

Aug 22nd 2011

i filled out the contact form. did you get my email on friday?

Aug 22nd 2011
eighdrose replied to MKrick's question:

100 lbs in 208 days.

can i ask you some questions over email? i started about the same time as you but have only lost about 50 pounds. in the past month i have pretty much completely stalled. I would love to get so...

Aug 19th 2011

so you are also advocating LOTS OF THE GODS DAM VEGETABLES. hmm, lately ive slipped back into equal portions of meat, beans and veg. in the coup...

May 30th 2011
eighdrose commented on Jay_S's reply:

no kettlebells yet. im busy as all hell this month so that might have to wait until july to start.

May 30th 2011
eighdrose commented on michele's reply:

my lowest weight has been 455, i was 458 this am. def making progress, slower than i wanted. trying to only have cheat day when i loose 5 lbs. ...

May 30th 2011

hmmmm, dont think i have any chopsticks. will have to visit the nearby asian stores. ill add this to the pile of things to try.

Mar 22nd 2011

been watching my water, i normally get just over 2 liters a day. i can do 3 if i have salty stuff. i think its going to be very hard to have 3 li...

Mar 22nd 2011
eighdrose commented on mash's reply:

meat reduced, veges drastically increased, working on reducing the oil, eating less beef/more chicken, no sweet meds. i hope to have some result...

Mar 22nd 2011

shit ok, at my size i guess i still need to worry about calorie counting a little. with the big shift to vegetables idk if i need to, but i'll try...

Mar 22nd 2011
eighdrose commented on Shery's reply:

i can tell im eating less than before diet. i was just fine with all the spinach because of the animal fat (tasted like meat not spinach). i was ...

Mar 16th 2011

doing some cold water therapy, at least 500ml water at waking, and 5 mins cold shower once a day. i doubt the hidden sugar in my pasta sauce, beca...

Mar 16th 2011
eighdrose asked a question:

i'm 500 pounds, day 45 on diet and 0 weight change

im feeling pretty frustrated on the 4hb right now. im sticking to my no cheat days and enjoying my saturday with whatever i want. this is a (somewhat typical, i may change lunch or dinner around...

Mar 16th 2011
eighdrose asked a question:

bloated after eating, hard to keep up blood sugar, help?

just over a week into the diet ive noticed some problems. after i eat, it takes a WHILE for it to raise my blood sugar, so i feel like i should eat more (for up to an hour after a meal) even thou...

Feb 3rd 2011
eighdrose replied to a question I'm following

Are Vegetable Chips Allowed?

this is interesting. if they indeed are just sliced and dried veges, i would think they are ok (although i dont know if this drying process actually alters the GI of this food, maybe it does). i...

Jan 28th 2011
eighdrose replied to a question I'm following

Slow-carb foods allowed / not allowed

WHOA WHOA WHOA the book SPECIFICALLY mentioned NOT to have breaded deep fried foods. the breading is BREAD and therefore carbs. you can have deep fried food, just with 0 breading. also im surp...

Jan 24th 2011
eighdrose replied to a question I'm following

Slow-carb breakfast

2 whites, and 1 whole egg pan fried in cast iron (gets a little crispy). about 1 cup of prepared dal (indian lentils). the dal has spices and a carmelized onion which actually gives it a nice fl...

Jan 24th 2011
eighdrose replied to a question I'm following

Is ketchup allowed on the slow carb diet?

ketchup = high in sugar tomato goo. sugar is a no no unless on cheat days.

Jan 24th 2011