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I like the idea of having a reward lined up for yourself when you hit a target weight. I think I'm too indecisive for a tattoo, but I'll have a thi...

2 days ago
2 days ago
eroberts replied to Caroline Ince's question:

To booze or not to booze

I’ve been off of the booze for the entire time I’ve been doing this, but I’m probably going to reintroduce occasional alcohol once I reach maintenance phase. It’s almost su...

3 days ago
3 days ago
eroberts replied to Douglas Ackerman's question:

What's your Stake?

The best thing about this for me has been fitting into summer outfits that have for years been sort of, well if I stand in a certain way and suck in my gut this shirt looks good on me. Now I’...

3 days ago
Tomhole replied to Caroline Ince's question:

To booze or not to booze

I drink tequila because it is root based and not grain based. Best excuse I could find to drink liquor.

3 days ago
Tomhole replied to G G's question:

A great Video on tracking Weight/Measurements

Awesome. I like this guy’s whole web site. Lyle McDonald knows his stuff.

3 days ago

I'll also occasionally indulge in a dry prosecco. Great with anything I used to enjoy beer with. Prosecco and buffalo wings, for example (non-bread...

3 days ago

I didn't drink much while losing, but while on maintenance I consume one drink per week, either in the form of a dry gin martini, gin Ricky, or dry...

3 days ago
ironcheftj replied to Caroline Ince's question:

To booze or not to booze

I stick to red wine during the week, and margaritas or beer on cheat day. I probably drink 4 or 5 glasses of wine during the week. It just depends on the mood. Iron Chef Tj

3 days ago
G G commented on G G's reply:

I should add, your liver will not aid in any fat loss until it burns off the booze, so it could lead to stalling.

4 days ago
G G replied to Caroline Ince's question:

To booze or not to booze

Red wine only during the week for me, usually Wednesday & Fridays, two glasses each day, cheat day is Saturday = beer! :)

4 days ago
Caroline Ince asked a question:

To booze or not to booze

Hi, I’m currently on the slow carb diet and for at least 3 (ok 4) of my non-cheat days I have a glass of red wine or two. Do other people generally drink or not? I’m curious to know. I...

4 days ago

I have a particularly lovely pair of knickers that I got as a Christmas present a couple of years ago. They are still boxfresh as the person who bo...

4 days ago

I have a particularly lovely pair of knickers that I got as a Christmas present a couple of years ago. They are still boxfresh as the person who b...

4 days ago
ironcheftj replied to G G's question:

A great Video on tracking Weight/Measurements

This IS a great video. Thanks for sharing G G. - Iron Chef Tj

4 days ago
G G commented on Tomhole's reply:

I'm going to add something about fruit consumption as I have started to eat fruit again. If I eat fruit in the morning, it's a serving and it's alw...

4 days ago
G G asked a question:

A great Video on tracking Weight/Measurements

A great video on being obsessed with weighing yourself, weight fluctuations, day to day/week to week and info specific to women about water weight and monthly cycles. You can start it at 3:00. Pl...

4 days ago
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Is there any risk of destroying the protein in the powder by heating it in this way? I remember reading once somewhere about it - but it could be w...

4 days ago

Thanks Kimberly - that's very similar to my reasons for tackling my weight now. It's just time!

4 days ago

Thanks for those tips Michael - yeah certainly I'm with you on the 'shock' of seeing my back. Had a near full-blown panic attack in a clothes store...

4 days ago
Michael James replied to Douglas Ackerman's question:

What's your Stake?

Right before I started the diet, I used my phone to take pics of me from different angles. I had never seen what I looked like from the back, esp at such a high weight. Everytime I get discoura...

5 days ago
Kimberly Tillman replied to Douglas Ackerman's question:

What's your Stake?

I am in control of this. After yrar years of letting my weight go out of control I realized.that. I have control of this one thing ans tb then I ko Looked at my lifeand realized I control tho this...

5 days ago
Vasja Petkovska replied to Andrea McElaney's question:

Variance in Weight Loss

Lady Time is the worst period to measure ever. :) 5 days before or even 10 days before that, do not measure yourself, you will se incorrect numbers. Trust me. And a day after is the first ok day t...

6 days ago
Douglas Ackerman asked a question:

What's your Stake?

Hi everyone, I’m interested to find out what stakes you’ve set yourself that have led to you being able to keep to the regime, and lose weight more consistently. It’s somethi...

6 days ago

Oh I dont consider myself lean Tomhole, I am 66kg and 30% Body Fat ...I dont excercise regularly but its very obvious I need to start. I am plannin...

6 days ago
Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

1kg a week at your leanness is going to be silly. You can go down to 1,200 cal / day for a week, maybe 2 but you better make an upward adjustment ...

7 days ago

@Andrea McElaney I just had a quick look at the video, I have never heard about this, but it makes sense...I am at exactly 23 BMI @Tomhole Most o...

7 days ago

I appreciate this! I am just going to take a cheat day and indulge in all of my cravings today since I've been working so hard this week! I am off ...

7 days ago
Tomhole replied to Madison Perry's question:

I am scheduled for a cheat day but I JUST started showing awesome progress!

I say do what works best for you. Over the past 2 years, I have found that cheat day is more valuable as a mental tool than it is as a physical tool. Although, the ONLY experiment I have not tri...

7 days ago
Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

I sent an FR on MFP.

7 days ago
Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

For you, you may be at the point where you need to get more data to make decisions that allow you to continue your weight loss. For me, that came ...

7 days ago
Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

Now that I am cutting (losing weight) again, I have gone back to SCD and it has already hurt my strength performance. As stated before, carbs are ...

7 days ago
Tomhole commented on Tomhole's reply:

Vasja, I have never skipped a cheat day in over 2 years. I need them to keep my cravings at bay and to make this fun, not a constant chore. I may...

7 days ago
Madison Perry asked a question:

I am scheduled for a cheat day but I JUST started showing awesome progress!

Hello all! I am a 19 year old woman who has been doing SCD off and on since January. Because I haven’t been sticking with it well it was incredibly ineffective up until the last few weeks. I...

7 days ago

Hi Vasja. I was actually listening to a pod cast by Bulletproof Exec, his guest was a dr who specialized in women, dr sara gottfried. Her research ...

7 days ago

I went to the fat burner page and scrolled over to right side of the page were I was able to type new weight and measurments

8 days ago

Thanks for the advice I actually did an entire meal plan. I just added my meal plan to myfitnesspal for the past 2 days. Been eating clean for abou...

8 days ago
Kimberly Tillman blogged:

LIVING THE LIFE FOR ABOUT A MONTH

Its amazing that i grab a chicken instead of a bag of chips and still loss half a ound a day.268 to 255 from cheat day to cheat day weight.

8 days ago
Ben2TheMax asked a question:

Pu-erh tea

Hey SCDs, I’ve been on the SCD for over two years and have lost over 80lbs from 252lbs to 170lbs. It’s become a lifestyle for me even through a huge transition from the Cayman Islan...

8 days ago

Wow that is awesome!! You are encouraging me very much! I am the same, 1 year on SCD and I had fruit only twice! :) And yes since its been a year, ...

8 days ago
Tomhole replied to Vasja Petkovska's question:

From SCD to Paleo

I did that and it worked great. When I went to maintenance the first time @205 lbs, I added fruit and dropped beans. It was fantastic. When I decided to go from 205 to 185, i just kept the frui...

8 days ago
Vasja Petkovska asked a question:

From SCD to Paleo

I have been on the SCD for a year now. I am thinking about making a change and moving to Paleo which from what I have read - will basically mean add fruit and remove beans to make the transfer. I ...

8 days ago