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Focus on Follow Through Rather Than Motivation

I remember reading an article a while ago (that I can't find) that talked about slip ups and goal distraction. We focus so much on our motivation "Oh you f...
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building hand muscle with Occam's protocol

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I'm a pianist and am wondering if the general growth response of Occam's Protocol will extend to my hands. What can I to emphasize growth in that area?
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how do i stop eating when bored/procrastinating

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so im definetly not hungry. i eat lots of salad and lean beef and chicken. but i always find myself eating when I'm bored or procrastinating from doing my uni as...
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Breakfast struggle

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I'm having a really hard time with breakfast. I struggle to eat enough in the right timeframe. If I manage to approach 30g of protien, it's 60-90 minutes after I...
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just started. Gaining weight?!

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Excited to be a member! Now i need to make sure I'm doing this right... Starting weight was 132. Age 25. Fit but in recovery for Sciatica and thus I haven't exe...
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stamina strength decrease

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I eat bacon (bad kind) I suppose everyday with 3-4 eggs. I eat four meals/day from list nothing organic. Ive lost 10 lbs first week. I play tennis in evenings an...
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Advice please

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Getfitgir­l asked a question 6 hours ago: Stop or stay? Just started week 4 and I gained 2lbs but lost 2inches on my thighs and nothing else but my pants (that ...
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Cheat day today!

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It's my first cheat day!! I'm not going to go bezerk, but just enough to satisfy my cravings Planning on having the grapfruit juice before my 2nd and 3rd (and m...
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Skipped meals...

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Morning all! Anyone have any info on accidentally skipped meals? I normally eat every 3-4 hours since starting this awesome regimen, but yesterday I went a good...
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CHEAT DAY!:D

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So im really excited for my sexcond cheat day. my first one was just eating "normal" but this time im going hog wild. Im going to eat a cupcake, bear c...
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Is it possible to have a 24 hour period cheat day instead of a real day? What about splitting it in 2 or 3 meals during the week?

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Can I have a 24h (consecutive) cheat period instead of a cheat day? lets say instead of having my cheat day on saturday I'll have it from friday 4pm till saturda...
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Insight needed. Here's whats going on...

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Ok, hi y'all. Im a regular on here but have been a little quiet lately. I am happy to say it is NOT because I have fallen off. I have been traveling and busy. ...
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Struggling with cheat day

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Today is my second cheat day and I love having the day off to enjoy treats. However, I'm really struggling with the volume of food I can actuality eat now. I now...
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How many of you eat chicken with skin on, and/or deep fried?

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I’m tired of pan sear chicken breat or bake chicken tight (I do have salmon, steak/ bake tilapia in between). Just checking, how many of you eat chicken wi...
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How cold is too cold?

Hello, All! I've been doing the cold therapy for a few months now...mostly in the form of cold showers. I try to take an ice bath once per week, but it usually...
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Do you stretch before workout?

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Do you stretch before workout? "Experts" can not agree - if you google it experts contradict each others. What do you do and think?
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Recommended reading: New Atkins for a New You

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I'm halfway into reading this book (New Atkins for a New You: The UItimate Diet for shedding Weight and Feeling Great - 2010). I was surprise Tim's Slow Carb Die...
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Do you have to take supplements?

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I'm new to slow carb, and am a total carb addict. Day one was great, day two, my entire body ached, and today, I am starving and exhausted. I'm guessing that my ...
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Favorite color of lentils?

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After trip to the market, I discovered many colors of lentils- red, green, brown, white- little ones, largers (regualr sized), etc. What are your faves?
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First Real Cheat Day! What to expect?

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Just finished out my first 'real' cheat day. I haven't seen much change in the scale (.5-1lb) per week, but I've been feeling better, and fitting into clothes I ...

legal snacks

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At work sometimes it is 8 hours after my breakfast before I have a chance to eat again. On occasion even that isn't a break it's spoonfuls of food shoved in whil...
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1st Cheat Day: observations

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Hello All, I just completed my first week of 4HB/SCD and found my first Cheat Day experience yesterday to be quite interesting. I was so excited when it arrived,...
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would someone look over 2 days of meals for me?

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To see if I'm on the right track? I'm vegan btw. http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/nutrition_food_chart.asp?sidn=7f... and http://www.sparkpeople.com/mysp...
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help! sick!

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I woke up this morning feeling a bit ill - smelling the chicken I cooked yesterday made me sick, and I threw up immediately after breakfast (there go those 30 gr...
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Grapefruit Juice: When, and how much? With coffee?

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How much grapefruit juice is recommended prior to cheat day meals? How long before the meal? After? Do I need to be drinking coffee with it? I'd rather avoid...
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Member intro: Day 2 don't know if I can do this!

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I'ts day 2 and already I am feeling sooooo bloated and much heavier. I am a "skinny fat" lady only weighing in at 120lbs. at 5'4" (age 47) my go...
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Update-- Week 5

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Okay, 5 weeks in and I am starting to see some visible loss, especially around my gut. Ignore the bruises on my arms-- that's what happens when you spend your F...
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75 days - after and before

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My After and Before (Left = After, Right = Before) photos I started on the 1-Feb 2012, and its around 75 days. Method: Slow carb diet Followed mostly to the wo...
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String cheese as a pick-me-up?

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I know dairy isn't allowed on the diet, especially milk...but today I was so hungry in between breakfast and my first lunch that I just had to eat something for ...
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Is this normal?

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Hi friends!! I am in week one Started on Sunday April 22 - down 3lbs I am getting cramping in my legs - Mg deficiency possibly? I feel very tired and achy...co...
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Questions about the 15 minute female orgasm for Nicole Daedone and OneTaste

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Hello 4 hour body superhuman's! I have been offered a chance to interview OneTaste (the organization featured in the Four Hour Body 15 Minute Female Orgasm Part ...
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Peas and other foods...

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I see a lot of sources saying peas are OK on for SCD. However, aren't they very starchy? From what I've heard they're like little sugar bombs. When I was doing...
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Philips goLITE - any reviews

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I was curious if anyone had used this to help sleeping. Amazon link: http://tinyurl.com/bqzvoo4 Seems a little pricey but if it works i might try it.
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Best protein powder for weight loss

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My current protein powder says "very low lactose" and contains trace amounts of sucrolase. I'm scared that this will effect my weight loss so i havent been using ...
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Sesame Seeds and Dinner Ideas

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I am just starting on the diet and starting to form a meal plan. I was planning on making stir-fry steak with sauteed peppers and onions and maybe throwing some ...
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105 calorie tomato-lentil soup

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Boil 1/4 cup of red lentils in 1 cup of water. Add half a can of V8 tomato juice. Add whatever spices you like (I like smoked paprika and curry powder). Enjoy.
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Anyone who has allergies - Life changing!

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I jumped on this site and am still trying to figure it out. I've been reading a lot of post and trying to write back to some people but it doesn't seem to be wor...
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Sleeping On a Full Stomach

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One of many questions I'd love to ask Tim, since I think it fits right in line with 4HB: Any thoughts on eating on a full stomach? Does it affect fat loss? I kno...
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Feeling Tired and got sick on SCD - what am I doing wrong?

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So I've lost 10lbs to date, but I definitely feel (and the scale confirms) that I am stalling. I haven't gotten a bodyfat measurement done but I know I'm not at...
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Been gone a few weeks...

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Hit a downhill slope a few weeks ago. Lost all the progress I had made. I'm not going into details, but alot of what got me going downhill was family-related a...
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SCD - don't enjoy going to restaurants anymore?

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Has anyone on the SCD found that they don’t enjoy going to restaurants anymore (on non-cheat days)? I generally go with the notion that I won’t be able to...
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200 Calories

More: http://www.wisegeek.com/what-does-200-calories-look-like.htm Enjoy...
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Persistent muscle strain - dietry deficiency?

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Into week 7 of SCD (week 6 of measuring it properly and largely avoiding peas and carrots, as described in my earlier blog post). Decided a while ago to try to ...
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Why do I lose more weight & bodyfat when I DON'T workout?

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I started slowcarb'ing on Dec 12th (right before the book came out), and I've been tracking all my data religiously. During 3 periods when I wasn't working...
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Getting Started

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Got my first week update Haven't done measurements yet, saving those for the end of the month. Weight is down 6.5 lbs. Just from following the meal plan and ...
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Wonders of the tape measure!

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While not a question, I wanted to make a suggestion to those who may be starting the diet and have chosen not to measure their total inches with a tape measure -...
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Substitue for pinto or black beans?

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Being from Australia the supermarkets here do not stock black beans or pinto beans in the can, you can only buy them raw from specialty stores. Can you please s...
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Indian Restaurant Tandoori Chicken?

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Okay I hope I aren't sounding obsessive because the answer is probably is yes, it is allowed. I had one leg with dinner tonight. And I am now worried if the chic...
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Newbie in need of clarification :)

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I'm on day 4of 4hb and have some questions. I'm 5'2, 145 and have 20 pounds to lose. We will be planning on another baby soon and want to be sure I get to at lea...

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Bud commented on Ray Fauteux's reply:

I do a cheat meal, usually late lunch, desert and all!! It lessons the next day food hangover for me.

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