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Old 01-21-2015, 04:41   #1
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Monday, January 19:

5:30 AM (FBG, befiore breakfast): 99
Breakfast: 11 raw Brazil nuts, 1/8 cup walnut halves (last of the bag), 4 oz. Trader Joe's Southern greens blend, coffee
7:53 AM: 82

DOCTOR VISIT

12:57 PM (before lunch): 80
Lunch: Organic quinoa bowl (31 grams carbs), Carbmaster Black Forest Cake yogurt
2:04 PM: 117
2:31 PM: 121
3:01 PM: 111 (2 hours PP)
4:03 PM: 98

6:19 PM (before dinner): 89
Dinner: chicken sauteed in sesame oil with green beans, low-carb salted caramel ice cream
7:24 PM: 93
8:40 PM: 95

10:30 PM (bedtime): 76

Average for the day: 96

(Macronutrients: 58 grams carbs (13 gram fiber), 65 grams fat (21 grams sat fat), 58 grams protein)

Only a little over 1,000 calories today; more than anything else, I left out the cheese.

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Glad to see you started a new thread for your experiment!! Looking forward to following along.

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Tuesday, January 20 (Day 2):

5:30 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 98
Breakfast: avocado (can't give those up), Tofurky Italian sausage, 4 oz. Trader Joe's Southern greens blend, coffee
7:22 AM: 94 (not bad--breakfast is still relatively high in fat, but--compared to beef and brie--low in saturated fat. (I know, I know, latest conclusions are that sat fat is not associated with heart issues, but I can draw a direct line between the sat fat in my diet and my LDL.)

12:43 PM (before lunch): 78
Lunch: Nicoise tuna salad (same one I always have, but without dressing)
2:51 PM: 93

6:38 PM (before dinner): 72
Dinner: ahi tuna steak over salad greens, a little red onion, and tomato, with 1/2 Tbsp (instead of 2 Tbsp) wasabi mayo; slice TJ's organic flourless 7-sprouted grain bread (15 grams carbs) with 2 Tbsp Calavo guacamole (adds a little fiber, and has less sat fat than butter)
8:09 PM: 104
8:41 PM: 94
9:39 PM: 95

10:58 PM (bedtime): 79

Average for the day: 90

(Macronutrients: 65 grams carbs (28 grams fiber), 68 grams fat (11 grams sat fat), 110 grams protein)

Still pretty few calories--1286, but I'll have more today.

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Wednesday, January 21 (yeah, I tested a lot. I'm willing to work with my doctor to establish trust, but they're my legs, feet, and eyes, dammit!):

5:19 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 97
Breakfast: same as Tuesday: avocado, Tofurky Italian sausage, 4 oz. TJ's Southern greens blend, and coffee
7:16 AM: 90
8:35 AM: 89

12:13 PM (before lunch): 76
Lunch: Falafel plate (falafel, hummus, Greek salad w/o the feta)
1:26 PM: 101
1:54 PM: 99
2:22 PM: 101
3:31 PM: 86

6:47 PM (before dinner): 73
Dinner: can of Seasons boneless, skinless sardines in olive oil, TJ's dry roasted almonds, slice of the flourless sprouted grain bread with 1 Tbsp guacamole
7:51 PM: 98
8:22 PM: 111
8:59 PM: 89
9:54 PM: 88

10:05 PM (bedtime): 78

Average for the day: 91

(Macronutrients: 99 grams carbs (35 grams fiber), 104 grams fat (17 grams sat fat), 88 grams protein)

1,644 calories!

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Thursday, January 22:

2:42 AM (middle of the night pee run): 77

5:32 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 79
Breakfast: same as the last two days
7:34 AM: 95
8:30 AM: 92

10:49 AM: 88

11:55 AM (before lunch): 85
Lunch: salmon cakes salad (salmon cakes, lettuce greens, mango salsa, avocado, lemon vinaigrette)
1:45 PM: 102
2:12 PM: 99
3:28 PM: 92

6:54 PM (before dinner): 59
Dinner: ground turkey with broccoli slaw and snow peas (sauteed using a pan spray), low-carb caramel ice cream
8:06 PM: 74
8:28 PM: 81
9:01 PM: 81

10:05 PM (bedtime): 87

Average for the day: 85

(Macronutrients: 73 grams carbs (21 grams fiber), 74 grams fat ( 19 grams sat fat), 90 grams protein)

1,297 calories

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Friday, January 24:

1:59 AM: 75

5:32 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 89
Breakfast: same as the last three days (I changed it up on Saturday--honest!)
7:01 AM: 103
7:29 AM: 80 (looks like my peak is hitting at around 90 minutes from start of eating, now)

1:19 PM (before lunch): 78
Lunch: salmon carpaccio salad
2:51 PM: 79

6:55 PM (before dinner): 72
Dinner: chicken breast and baby shrimp, with zucchini; 1 slice 7-sprouted-grain bread with organic hummus spread on it
8:32 PM: 95

10:09 PM (bedtime): 101

Average for the day: 86

(Macronutrients: 57 grams carbs (25 grams fiber), 69 grams fat (11 grams sat fat), 100 grams protein)

1,236 calories [so far, I seem to have subtracted a lot of fat--not suffering from hunger pangs, though, and I could stand to lose 10-15 pounds (gained back over the past few years, on LCHF ]

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Shuttle, good for you, experimenting and trying something different. The numbers look pretty good; I'd be happy with them, for sure! Keep us posted!

PS jealous of that January 21 lunch. Falafel and Greek salad! Love it!

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Saturday, January 24:

3:52 AM: 85

4:23 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 84
Breakfast: avocado, Applegate hot dog, Carbmanster cinnamon yogurt, TJ's Southern greens blend, coffee
6:02 AM: 99

2:48 PM (before lunch): 67
Lunch: salad (rotisserie chicken breast, greens, 1/2 tomato, 6 Graber tree-ripened olives), TJ's single-serving cashew/almonds/dark chocolate mix, 2 oz. ginger rum
4:16 PM: 93
4:48 PM: 84

7:09 PM (before dinner): 74
Dinner: two-egg mushroom omelet over salad greens, 1 slice 7-grain sprouted bread with guacamole
8:25 PM: 91

Later: 1/4 cup extra fancy unsalted mixed nuts

Average for the day: 85

(Macronutrients: 71 grams carbs (28 grams fiber), 93 grams fat (16 grams sat fat) 73 grams protein)

1,514 calories

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Shuttle, good for you, experimenting and trying something different. The numbers look pretty good; I'd be happy with them, for sure! Keep us posted!

PS jealous of that January 21 lunch. Falafel and Greek salad! Love it!
I think Shottlebop is doing this at his doctor's behest . . . not because he hasn't been successful with the higher fat way-of-eating. But he'd like to build trust with his doctor, so is trying it her way for three months.




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Sunday, January 25:

12:12 AM : 88

6:51 AM (FBG, before breakfast): 88
Breakfast: avocado, Applegate hot dog, Carbmaster cinnamon roll yogurt, Trader Joe's Southern greens blend, coffee
8:19 AM: 98
8:49 AM: 99
9:20 AM: 86

10-ish: Samuel Adams Cold Snap

2:18 PM (before lunch--actually, an open house for family and friends to say au revoir to our second child, who is headed off to The Gambia for six months to do her doctoral project): 67
Food: 1/2 cup vegetarian refries; salad (mixed lettuces, sliced mushroom, mini bell peppers), 1/4 cup peanuts, 2 oz. smoked turkey breast, 2 oz. Bushmills, 1 slice 7-grain sprouted bread, toasted (I keep it in the freezer so it doesn't mold), with 2 tbsp guacamole

Later (4:30-ish): 1/4 cup pecan halves

6:23 PM (before dinner): 80
Dinner: Carbmaster carrot cake yogurt, Applegate hot dog, more salad (see lunch)
8:54 PM: 75

Average for the day: 85

(Macronutrients: 92 grams carbs (35 grams fiber), 83 grams fat (16 grams sat fat), 70 grams protein)

1,502 calories

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