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Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 10-23-2013, 01:02 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,633
Posted By leannekarella
Wanted to say HI!

For those of you who remember me, I was an active member here early in the year for a few months, but pretty went away because I had to adjust Ideal Protein diet to fit my medical needs so much, it...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 06-04-2013, 04:52 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,114
Posted By leannekarella
Leaving the IP forum

Hi everyone, especially to Scorbett and Lisa who have been so supportive and so good at answering my (and everyone else's) questions.

As much as I love the support, I am going to bow out and leave...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-21-2013, 05:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,201
Posted By leannekarella
I have to have heart surgery in the fall, and my...

I have to have heart surgery in the fall, and my surgeon knew NOTHING about ketogenic diets. In fact, he confused being in ketosis with ketoacidosis (a deadly issue for diabetics!)

He suggested...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-21-2013, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,102
Posted By leannekarella
What Lisa said! I have been a low-carber for...

What Lisa said! I have been a low-carber for years because of diabetes and only lost 2 lb the first week. I was THRILLED, coach was not. I stayed with the coach about 2 months then eased away, going...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-21-2013, 02:49 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,083
Posted By leannekarella
I started out at 280lb and never had more than 3...

I started out at 280lb and never had more than 3 a day, though was told I could have a 4th the first week if needed. I didn't need it.
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-20-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,237
Posted By leannekarella
Hi Everyone! I'm in Alaska visiting family,...

Hi Everyone!

I'm in Alaska visiting family, brother's wedding coming up this weekend.

NSV - I made it through my first test. At sister's house, and I'd already eaten my IP food, and she pulls...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-17-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 720
Posted By leannekarella
Sounds like you're doing great! :welcome2:

Sounds like you're doing great!
:welcome2:
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-17-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,485
Posted By leannekarella
I used Rainbow's ice cream trick found here:...

I used Rainbow's ice cream trick found here: http://www.3fatchicks.com/forum/ideal-protein-diet/268669-mixn-kitchn-recipes-rainbow-volumn-2-a.html#post4507533

It worked really well! Just make sure...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-14-2013, 05:25 PM
Replies: 61
Views: 2,923
Posted By leannekarella
In reference to the couple of questions... ...

In reference to the couple of questions...

There is a difference between rutabaga and turnip in flavor and color. Rutabagas are actually a yellow flesh turnip. They are a bit more mild/sweeter...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-13-2013, 12:55 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,517
Posted By leannekarella
Some people do not react as badly as others. Day...

Some people do not react as badly as others. Day 3-5 were the worst for me, I think. Your plan looks good to me at a glance.

But... I'm concerned about 3 potassium a day? Are you sure that's...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-13-2013, 11:46 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,517
Posted By leannekarella
Hey AMT, First of all, when you're a 100 lb...

Hey AMT,

First of all, when you're a 100 lb overweight, giving up 1-2 weeks in won't get you anywhere. I speak from experience. I weighed at top weight, 330 lbs. I'm now at 245. Some I lost on my...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-13-2013, 11:37 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 6,517
Posted By leannekarella
For Mother's Day, I made my kid clean and...

For Mother's Day, I made my kid clean and clean... By the end of the day, I think she wanted a new mom for Mother's Day! :devil:

I made a slow roasted pork loin roast (all visible fat removed)...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-12-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,464
Posted By leannekarella
Happy Mother's Day. Hope everyone has a...

Happy Mother's Day.

Hope everyone has a wonderful day!

I'm making dinner tonight...as usual I suppose...because I don't want to battle the hoards who go "out" tonight. Hubby said he'd take me...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-12-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 194
Views: 11,302
Posted By leannekarella
I didn't meet the goal, I have stalled on pounds...

I didn't meet the goal, I have stalled on pounds for almost 6 weeks. Although, I've lost 2 pant sizes in that time, so I'm not really complaining. I know my body is adjusting. I am happy even though...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-10-2013, 12:48 PM
Replies: 87
Views: 5,396
Posted By leannekarella
:welcome2:

:welcome2:
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-09-2013, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 393
Posted By leannekarella
YEahhhh! :carrot:

YEahhhh! :carrot:
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-09-2013, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,146
Posted By leannekarella
When you eat excess amounts of carbohydrates,...

When you eat excess amounts of carbohydrates, your body cannot use all the carbohydrates for energy. Instead, it stores carbohydrates as glycogen -- a form of stored energy. Your body stores 1 g of...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-09-2013, 02:06 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By leannekarella
Do keep an eye that he doesn't get lightheaded. ...

Do keep an eye that he doesn't get lightheaded.
The first 3 weeks I was on the diet, luckily my daughter was with me every time it happened, but I'd get a little lightheaded, and then I'd start...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-09-2013, 02:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 939
Posted By leannekarella
I just had a talk with my doctor yesterday about...

I just had a talk with my doctor yesterday about this very subject.
NO...there is nothing that actually helps. Yes, it CAN tighten some over time, but the older we are (don't know your age, but I'm...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-09-2013, 02:00 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,344
Posted By leannekarella
Yes, there is an alternative for diabetics that...

Yes, there is an alternative for diabetics that take insulin so they never go into ketosis, which can kill them. If you are diabetic and NOT taking insulin (mine is controlled with Metformin) you can...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-08-2013, 07:54 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 26,261
Posted By leannekarella
I was told something similar at first weigh in...

I was told something similar at first weigh in because I didn't "lose enough" as in, I didn't drop 5+ lbs.

It's garbage.

Some people don't drop 5+ lbs in the first week. I didn't. I never did...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-08-2013, 04:17 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,357
Posted By leannekarella
Yep! Take a friend. I've shopped 2 times so...

Yep! Take a friend.

I've shopped 2 times so far... My daughter is trying to get me into "cute" clothes, and I feel they are too young (she's 15 and giggles when we are sharing clothing). The...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-08-2013, 01:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,910
Posted By leannekarella
Had my 3 month diabetic check up today... I...

Had my 3 month diabetic check up today...

I got a "GOOD FOR YOU!" for my (in the normal range) A1C diabetic numbers.
My liver enzymes are in the normal range (much improved over December numbers)...
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-08-2013, 12:09 AM
Replies: 500
Views: 33,343
Posted By leannekarella
For a snack tonight... I cooked down 2 cups of...

For a snack tonight... I cooked down 2 cups of rhubarb and mixed it in with my IP alternative strawberry/banana gelatin. YUM! One of the best snacks, mostly because it makes a 2 cup serving of food!
Forum: Ideal Protein Diet 05-07-2013, 11:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,582
Posted By leannekarella
Plain Protein is backing off on real IP products...

Plain Protein is backing off on real IP products though. It's like they're selling what they have then replacing them with a cheaper version that is not IP.
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