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Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 08-13-2017, 01:57 PM
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Posted By SouthernMaven
Hi all - I know it's been quite a while since...

Hi all - I know it's been quite a while since I've posted, but I'm still fasting.

I have to be honest; I spend most of my time on the Fung Shweigh Facebook page (a support group for followers of...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-08-2017, 10:27 AM
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Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Of course you will! I think it's really important...

Of course you will! I think it's really important to not only cheer others on but ourselves as well. And don't expect perfection; once you do that, you beat yourself up too much when things don't go...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-06-2017, 05:19 PM
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Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Interesting TED talk video regarding insulin...

Interesting TED talk video regarding insulin resistance:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=da1vvigy5tQ
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 04-06-2017, 05:15 PM
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Views: 2,071
Posted By SouthernMaven
Since I'm 65, I know what you are dealing with. ...

Since I'm 65, I know what you are dealing with.

That said, I was able to lose weight in my 50's just by counting calories. Of course I was also walking 5 miles daily, so that no doubt helped. ...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-30-2017, 01:46 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Hi Nelena! The OMAD thread (right below this...

Hi Nelena!

The OMAD thread (right below this one as of right now) has been much more active. And not everyone posting there is doing OMAD - all types of IF'ers are welcome there. Here's a link...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-30-2017, 09:39 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Very good explanation about how and why IF is so...

Very good explanation about how and why IF is so effective:

http://www.burnfatnotsugar.com/intermittent-fasting.html
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-29-2017, 09:59 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
I'm not here to talk anyone into doing...

I'm not here to talk anyone into doing anything...I believe that each person has to do what is best for him/her.

I'm into hour 42 of another fast. I am absolutely astounded at how easy this is....
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-28-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
I am SO sorry for your struggles :-( I am...

I am SO sorry for your struggles :-(

I am wondering...are you familiar with Intuitive Eating? It's something that I practiced (and I do mean "practiced") for a couple of years on and off, and I'm...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-27-2017, 11:57 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Had to go back to the doctor for a BP check, as...

Had to go back to the doctor for a BP check, as she had changed my meds 6 weeks ago. I had lost 7 lbs, but actually I probably lost all of that within the last two weeks, as I had really buckled...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-22-2017, 01:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,142
Posted By SouthernMaven
Ermac, my suggestion is to not weigh yourself so...

Ermac, my suggestion is to not weigh yourself so frequently. Weight can fluctuate so much from day to day that it becomes an exercise in frustration.

If you really feel the need to weigh...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-22-2017, 11:14 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Welcome, Lollygag! Glad to have you with us. ...

Welcome, Lollygag! Glad to have you with us. Your plan sounds absolutely reasonable and I'd also like to congratulate you for maintaining so well. We all know how hard that is!

As far as OMAD as...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-21-2017, 10:06 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Amen! The KISS method works best for me when it...

Amen! The KISS method works best for me when it comes to my WOE. I've long since stopped tracking ANYTHING... including my weight. It is indeed exhausting. I could not agree more.




I don't...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-21-2017, 09:58 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Welcome, zmck! Glad you found us. If you...

Welcome, zmck! Glad you found us.

If you don't mind me asking, what has been your longest water fast? I would love to try a 3 day fast but have not yet had the courage to try. OMAD is great for...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-20-2017, 11:17 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,071
Posted By SouthernMaven
I second this....wholeheartedly! Once I removed...

I second this....wholeheartedly! Once I removed myself from the torture of the scale, everything else seemed to fall into place. The only time I see my weight is when I'm in the doctor's office.
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-20-2017, 04:43 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 30,439
Posted By SouthernMaven
Oh I hope I didn't leave you with the impression...

Oh I hope I didn't leave you with the impression that I was trying to influence you in any way to change your WOE! That was not my intention at all.

You just seemed lost, and since I've been there...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-20-2017, 02:59 PM
Replies: 211
Views: 30,439
Posted By SouthernMaven
Beginme, I generally don't post here any more as...

Beginme, I generally don't post here any more as I am currently following OMAD (one meal a day), so I don't feel that I have anything to add. But I do read over the posts from time to time, because...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-11-2017, 05:30 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
JennyJen, that is simply fantastic! I am so very...

JennyJen, that is simply fantastic! I am so very happy for you. There is no doubt that this method has yielded amazing results for many people.

Keep up the good work!
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 03-04-2017, 10:27 AM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
Re-reading The Obesity Code. It's helping me...

Re-reading The Obesity Code. It's helping me stay on track, and I'm finding the season of Lent particularly conducive to fasting.
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 02-19-2017, 12:08 PM
Replies: 473
Views: 109,067
Posted By SouthernMaven
For those of you who may be familiar with Dr....

For those of you who may be familiar with Dr. Jason Fung, you might want to check out a Facebook page inspired by him. It's called Fung Shweigh inspired by Dr. Jason Fung and you can find it here:
...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-21-2017, 03:00 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Appetite control is one of the many benefits of...

Appetite control is one of the many benefits of OMAD. Once you get in the habit of it, it is quite easy to do. If you keep the carbs low and the (good) fats high, it makes it even easier. But even...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-21-2017, 11:28 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Hi Brenda! Seems that this thread runs hot...

Hi Brenda!

Seems that this thread runs hot and cold .... I see that you had also posted in the OMAD thread that I started awhile back. It ended up having all types of IF people, so this one...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-17-2017, 08:01 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
At first I thought you were referring to the...

At first I thought you were referring to the Ancel Keys study, but then I realized you weren't, as you said it was done on war prisoners. The participants in the Ancel Keys study were volunteers,...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-15-2017, 06:15 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Gosh, I hope so too. I didn't really think much...

Gosh, I hope so too. I didn't really think much about the fact that she hadn't posted in this thread lately, because she sometimes comes and goes, but when you said she hadn't posted at all I went...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-14-2017, 06:45 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Hi Pang! My apologies; should have spelled...

Hi Pang!

My apologies; should have spelled both of those out.

OMAD is an acronym for One Meal A Day. It's just another form of Intermittent Fasting. LCHF is Low Carb High Fat. I've tried...
Forum: General Diet Plans and Questions 01-14-2017, 04:40 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 11,372
Posted By SouthernMaven
Returning to 3FC

Hi everyone! For those who don't know me, I'm the person who started the OMAD thread some time back. It became inactive, and I have been off 3FC for awhile, but now I'm back. I was glad to see this...
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