Low Carb Success Story - Denise
Starting weight: 267 lbs
Current weight: 232 lbs
Ideal weight: Realistically 185 ( I am 53 )
What fears did you have before beginning your low carb diet?
Hardening of the arteries due to eating too much meat; constipation, maybe the diet will not work.
What foods did you miss when you began?
spaghetti; macaroni and cheese; cornbread stuffing; french fries from McDonalds
What foods became your favorite on this diet?
spinach and bacon quiche; vegetable and cheese casseroles; melted cheeses dishes with meat; in and out double, double protein;
Did you have any bad reactions to overcome?
fatigue until I started to take vitamins; not enough energy to really exercise; constipation
How long did it take you to get to your current weight?
How long have you been low carbing total?
Do you find this to be easy? Hard?
Easy - only because I really researched it and found the tasty, more healthy foods that are close to my normal way of eating. I even enjoy a drink or two now and then. Flavored orange vodka (0 carbs) with lowcarb pinapple orange juice (4 grams carbs per 8 oz) ( I think by Carbdown)
What suggestions do you have for others who are thinking about low carb?
Note to all the other struggling volumptous women and men: The low carb diet is basically a diet you create for yourself. Our bad habits of eating have taught us to eat double decker burgers; pastrami; ice cream floats, etc. You can eat them on low carb. no bread on the burgers and pastrimi, replace with iceberg lettuce; they have great low carb ice cream to make diet Pepsi or Coke floats ummmmm. So see, we are losing weight and not giving up our foods.
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