Ramonastar

United-States flagMontclair, NJ, United States
My 4HB Goal: Strong is the new skinny... I am looking to lose 3 pant sizes and gain some sexy lean muscle. I'm not getting any younger but only 5 days on the 4HB plan and I feel better than I have in years!

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I drink 16-20 ounces of ice water first thing when I get up and take my Meds and supplements. And then a bottle of water every 1-2 hours and it s...

Apr 22nd 2012
Ramonastar replied to MaryC's question:

Is it ok to eat almonds instead of lunch?

I know Tim has a part in the book where he says to get a bag of almonds if you're travelling and don;t have access to your SCD food. I have eaten almonds instead of a meal because I am on the roa...

Apr 19th 2012
Ramonastar replied to chrisburneko's question:

Can't seem to get out of this stall

Have you done a cleanse? Are you eating organic veggies and naturally fed protein? Also what is your water intake each day?

Apr 19th 2012

Dominique makes an excellent point, biofeedback can be extremely helpful. For portion control, I only use small plates- its very mental for me, I...

Apr 18th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Jake's reply:

I stock my fridge up with devilled eggs and usually have them as a snack. I also love raw almonds and suppose I eat more of them than i should bu...

Apr 18th 2012
Ramonastar asked a question:

White Kidney Bean Extract?

Has anyone used this? It seems like it might be a good thing to take on Cheat day- but then maybe it would stall the leptin effect? Thought? http://www.drozfans.com/dr-ozs-advice/dr-oz-white-kid...

Apr 18th 2012
Ramonastar asked a question:

recipes for @ angelinazabrat

Hi! I love to cook as well and have had a blast with creating new recipes. I made Tarragon chicken and artihokes the other night which is amazing. trim artichokes, cut in half and take out cente...

Apr 18th 2012

I am posting a couple of recipes for you under SCD. It wouldn't let me post here because there were too many characters!

Apr 18th 2012
Apr 17th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Charley's reply:

Sleep schedule

Apr 17th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Charley's reply:

Great idea. I'm not really hard on myself its just that virtual slap on the forehead like "what were you thinking?!?". A friend of min...

Apr 17th 2012
Ramonastar asked a question:

Sabotaged part 2

Easter day I posted about whether I should take my own meal to the famiy's house for dinner. I opted out of it because my FIL is very serious about his cooking and I think I would have offended h...

Apr 16th 2012
Apr 15th 2012
Apr 15th 2012
Ramonastar replied to jodyalbritton's question:

180 Days Later -Forget The Scale

Incredible transformation. You look younger, healthier, sexier and I am sure ypu feel the same. Kudos.

Apr 14th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Graham's reply:

Gin is from Juniper berries. It tastes great b;)ut is sooo bad for your liver. I can't imagine it would be allowed. Some nice Petron silver would...

Apr 14th 2012
Apr 14th 2012
Ramonastar commented on wombat's reply:

Good call. I avoid preservatives and as a rule only eat organically grown meat so on my cheat day if I eat out I will order fish... I have found t...

Apr 13th 2012

I love it. I drink it everyday in the morning and evening instead of Sri.ling coffee.

Apr 13th 2012
Ramonastar replied to Matt Lambourne's question:

Making chicken more interesting!

I pulled out one of my old recipes and will be experimwnting with it tonight. Tarragon Chicken and Artichokes. 4 chicken breasts- seasoned with Montreal chicken spice and browned on each side. 4 a...

Apr 12th 2012
Ramonastar replied to klclark's question:

Totally just ate my emotions

I am sorry you are having such a hard time. I tend to eat my emotions as well. the last few days, my cravings have been ridiculous. I know we are supposed to limit our intake of nuts but I foun...

Apr 11th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Graham's reply:

I am fidning that I am very hungry between meals this week. I tried increasing my portion sizes a bit yesterday and it didn;t seem to help much. ...

Apr 10th 2012
Ramonastar replied to cookworm123's question:

Can this be made more SCD?

I guess it's my mind set but I don;t count Olive Oil as fat. Its good for your skin and your body and I don;t think this seems to be an excessive amount of fat at all. On some of the previous po...

Apr 10th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Graham's reply:

Thanks!

Apr 9th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Jake's reply:

Hi Jake- you are absolutely right. I did prepare a spinach, portobella and egg salad and everyone loved . The evening went well- I prepped all da...

Apr 9th 2012
Apr 9th 2012
Ramonastar asked a question:

Holiday Pressure

Hi all. I just began week 3 SCD- I started at 226 and as of this am I am 214! I feel amazing and haven't had a major problem with cravings. I am going to my in laws house for Easter today- its ...

Apr 8th 2012
Apr 8th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Jake's reply:

This could be good with red lentils in it too.

Apr 7th 2012
Apr 7th 2012
Ramonastar replied to bigwoz's question:

Missing: 35.2 pounds. If found, do NOT return to me!!

You look amazing! What a difference. I am sure your wife appreciates the hard work too!. Thanks fir sharing. Inspirational!

Apr 7th 2012
Ramonastar replied to ebacklund's question:

Time to move onto something else?

I'm not an expert but looking,at your diet, I don't think you're eating enough. Your diet mainly consists of veggies. Have you tried increasing your protein? Are you exercising? Maybe throw in...

Apr 6th 2012

I noticed that when I upped my fat intake that I dropped 4 pounds very quickly. Most of my meals were very LF and then one day with bacon in my s...

Apr 6th 2012
Ramonastar replied to mmg2681's question:

Week 1 Results

That's wonderful! What a great way to start off. It's probably good that decided to weigh yourself before you went away so you'll have the motivation to keep it up while away from home. Want to s...

Apr 6th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Graham's reply:

I have a big sweet tooth. My first week I drank coke zero- which I normally don't drink soda- in lieu of having dessert after dinner. It helped ta...

Apr 5th 2012
Ramonastar replied to LizzieBee's tip:

blood levels - 4HB rocks!!

THat is amazing. Thanks for sharing- its inspirational to know that all this hard work will pay off.

Apr 5th 2012

I'm not sure about posting everything- everyday but maybe we could share a couple times when we get make some good food or have an exceptional wor...

Apr 4th 2012

I would have fun reading what everyone is eating- exercises etc. Unless you think that's a little too ambitious.

Apr 4th 2012

Ok. Daily Milestones?

Apr 4th 2012
Apr 4th 2012

I'm in! I've been trying to get my friends and family to compete but no one is up for it. I am 5'9 and 217. I have several pounds and inches to g...

Apr 4th 2012
Apr 4th 2012
Ramonastar commented on Graham's reply:

@brother. I had hairloss, fatigue, dry skin, hot flashes, heart palpitations, and serious arthritic pain in my fingers- I originally thought that ...

Apr 4th 2012