Physibeth

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    Physibeth got a reaction from smithr66 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    I am! I think one more would tip the ship. I remember reading in something Melissa posted that Dallas can hold more eggs when he is very hungry though. 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from Nikki_7 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
    We as moderators see a lot of confusion around here on what constitutes a serving of eggs when eggs are your primary protein source. We tell you as many as you can hold in your hand without dropping but I still don't think people actually try this. So I thought I'd post a visual for you folks. It would be fun if other people added their own pictures too. Try the experiment.
     
    Context - I'm 5'4" female and these are large eggs.
     
     

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    Physibeth got a reaction from SpinSpin in Bullet Proof Coffe During Whole30   
     
    Have you seen this thread I posted? http://forum.whole9life.com/topic/20964-what-a-serving-of-eggs-looks-like/I'm 5'4" and have small hands and I'm holding 4 large eggs. Plus if I'm understanding your post correctly you are losing the white and just using the yolk so you are getting almost no protein in this. We don't recommend bulletproof coffee as a meal replacement...for best results you want to follow the meal planning template 3 meals a day 4-5 hours apart. It is ultimately up to you...but we are trying to help you get the best results from your Whole30.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from SpinSpin in Bullet Proof Coffe During Whole30   
     
    Have you seen this thread I posted? http://forum.whole9life.com/topic/20964-what-a-serving-of-eggs-looks-like/I'm 5'4" and have small hands and I'm holding 4 large eggs. Plus if I'm understanding your post correctly you are losing the white and just using the yolk so you are getting almost no protein in this. We don't recommend bulletproof coffee as a meal replacement...for best results you want to follow the meal planning template 3 meals a day 4-5 hours apart. It is ultimately up to you...but we are trying to help you get the best results from your Whole30.
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    Physibeth reacted to SpinSpin in Bullet Proof Coffe During Whole30   
    I am 5'1 (on a good day) and I can hold up to 4 eggs in my hand, and my husband who is 5'6 can hold up to 5 in his hand. maybe try again? If you don't want to eat eggs everyday for breakfast, that is understandable, but do have more protein than the 1 egg in your coffee. It is important to follow the template guidelines to get the full benefit of doing the Whole30. If you choose not to follow the guidelines, then you are not doing a Whole30, you are doing something else. 
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    Physibeth reacted to Carlaccini in The crazy things people say   
    Smile and nodding helps
     
    People pity me a lot. I get a lot of "I feel so bad for you, you can't have X"  My reply is always is: "Don't feel bad for me, I feel the best that I have ever felt in my life!  X makes me feel less than sublime, so why would I want it?"
     
    I used argue, discuss, engage, but now I find the best route of action is just to quietly eat the way I eat.  Do I feel judged or judgey at times?  Sure I do.  But it all comes down to something making me more healthy or less healthy.   
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    Physibeth reacted to ladyshanny in The crazy things people say   
    OMG, there are three sugars just on the raisins!  
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    Physibeth reacted to LucieB in The crazy things people say   
    Friend bought some yogurt covered raisins and offered me some, then said "oh I'm sorry, I forgot, you don't eat dairy".  
    Then followed that with, "I eat them for the calcium from the yogurt."   
     
    Ingredients:  yogurt coating:  sugar, partially hydrogenated palm kernel oil, nonfat milk powder, yogurt powder (contains nonfat yogurt powder and sodium citrate), color added, lactic acid, lecithin (an emulsifier), and vanillin (an artificial flavor). Raisins:  tapioca dextrin, dextrose, whey powder, powdered sugar, confectioner's glaze. 
     
    Probably more calcium in the raisins alone!
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    Physibeth reacted to aaevk in The crazy things people say   
    "YOU'RE PUTTING OIL ON YOUR FAT!????!!!" Spoken by my loving cousin as I put olive oil on my smoked ham, heh! I was so irritated and angry initially, then I remembered that not every store-bought-mayonnaise-loving,  bread worshiping person can understand this type of a meal plan. It is so easy to be offended by other people's judgement but I have to remember to have compassion and understanding because getting angry only does me harm, and it just does not matter what they think! Keep on keepin' on everybody, and let the haters hate.
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth reacted to Tom Denham in Confused about date syrup?   
    Let me elaborate.. a syrup made from dates is not acceptable during a Whole30 and a crappy idea at any time because sweetening your food with such a product erodes health. It does not make anything better. Making a puree with dates in order to sweeten your food is maybe 10 percent more acceptable than using a date syrup. You know where 10 percent better leaves you? Ninety percent away from where you belong if you want to be healthy.
     
    The person behind the dessert recipes thinks eating a frozen date helped her during her Whole30. This is not true. Feeding a sugar craving keeps the craving healthy and strong. The Whole30 approach to sugar cravings is to starve them unmercifully until they die. There is no room to negotiate with a sugar craving. They are cunning and powerful. Trying to placate a craving with just a little something has ended many Whole30s prematurely. Don't listen to the soft crowd. Listen to the old timers. Go cold turkey regarding sweetness. 
     
    Let me explain where it really is okay to use something to sweeten your food... when you are making pickles. Here is a good recipe for making quick, refrigerator pickles... Submerge your sliced cucumbers in a mixture of half apple cider vinegar and half apple juice plus spices like salt, garlic, peppercorns, etc and let soak for 12-24 hours. Making pickles is an acceptable time to use a sweetener during a Whole30. Seriously. 
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    Physibeth reacted to Rebe_J in The crazy things people say   
     
    Being the smart-a$$ that I am, I like to ask these people this question. "Have you priced a heart attack lately? How about a stroke? The daily rate in ICU?"
     
    Husband and I have had NO medical bills (other than preventative & exams) since 2008. We take no prescription medicines. I'm 62 and he's 71. A big part is genetic, I know, but IMO, lifestyle often trumps genes.
     
    YMMV
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from Chachers04 in The crazy things people say   
     
    Does this make anyone else start quoting the Princess Bride or am I the only weird one?
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth got a reaction from MeadowLily in The crazy things people say   
     
    LOL! I really hope you looked at this friend and said with a straight face something like "tasty tasty animals". 
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    Physibeth reacted to ghennessy in The crazy things people say   
    friend: "do you eat cheese"
    me: no
    friend: "how do you get protein??"
    ...i cant
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    Physibeth got a reaction from smithr66 in What A Serving of Eggs Looks Like   
     
    I am! I think one more would tip the ship. I remember reading in something Melissa posted that Dallas can hold more eggs when he is very hungry though. 
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    Physibeth reacted to MTNan in The crazy things people say   
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    Physibeth reacted to Eetzurbrainzz in The crazy things people say   
    On a much less ranty note, my favorite reaction when people ask about my "diet" is: "Oh, I could never do that."  I usually just smile a pained smile and think, "Oh, you definitely could...you just don't want to."  I want to tell them not to sell themselves short; they're certainly capable!
     
    Another thing I thought was funny was how surprised people were at how much I spend on groceries every week.  I got the eyebrow raise, and "What??!! You spend $165 for 2 people??? I spend just over $100 for a family of four..." We tried explaining how we fill our cart with fresh veggies and good proteins.  Also when you do the math, it's just under $25 a day, which I really don't think is horrible, especially since we're eating three huge delicious meals every single day.  Just priorotize your budget!
     
    I also didn't bother mentioning that $165 is actually a cheap week for us...
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    Physibeth reacted to ladyshanny in The crazy things people say   
    They also paint all humans with the same brush (cut carbs, lose weight) and they forget to mention "Cut carbs, lose your mother effing mind for 2 weeks a month, nearly get divorced, have high anxiety, lose focus, wicked headache, oh we're sorry, women actually need carbs but screw your physical needs, LOSE WEIGHT."
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    Physibeth reacted to Eetzurbrainzz in The crazy things people say   
    I just saw an Atkins commercial that really ticked me off...it was advertising "candies" so that people who "missed indulging" on their sweets could satisfy (fall victim to) their cravings.  The commercial ended with some stupid slogan like "Cut carbs...lose weight."  Really????  I guess it's just after all I've learned about being healthy from Whole30, stuff like this just really gets under my skin.  First of all, they're wrong about cutting carbs altogether, but it's also horrible that they're pushing these sugar-alcohol laden, chemically formulated balls of garbage on these poor misguided people.  Oh, sure, you'll lose some weight, but you'll be spending some "quality" time with your toilet!  Those rotten things wreck your system.  I'd rather be pudgy than be sick from eating fake "diet" candy.  People need to wake up and educate themselves about what they're doing to their bodies. 
     
    End rant.  Thanks for reading.
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    Physibeth reacted to Carlaccini in The crazy things people say   
    This was a couple of years ago where I went to a restaurant (I believe they are a chain of restaurants in Western Canada) where they specify that they have a gluten free menu options.
     
    So I ordered a bunless burger and a salad which had a variety of nuts, seeds etc. added to the salad.  The waitress then argued with me that if I was gluten and dairy sensitive I should order the salad without the nuts.  I told her that unless the nuts and seeds were coated with flour, that they should be fine.  She looked at me strange at that point - like I didn't know what I was talking about.
     
    I had no real issue with the waitress herself - after all not everyone is aware of what a gluten sensitivity is.  However, I was slightly appalled that a restaurant that market's itself  as GF - doesn't take the time to explain to the staff what GF actually is.....