Hey! I did Low carb a long time back and lost weight but mostly lost the inches! WOW! It was truly awesome! I ate quite simply meats and veggies and fats and had a few beers along the way. When I went off the plan... I didn't start putting on weight for a couple of months. I met my husband to be and I ate what he ate ... and one day... when the weight began to come back... it came back so fast my head was spinning. I didn't understand it... I went to doctor after doctor and the weight kept on packing on...even when I was trying to low carb again.
Anyway, could be I was pre-menopausal but each time I try to restart the low carb thing, it isn't the same. Maybe it's not so exciting now.. maybe I know too many cheats. SO... I have more to lose now... and I am on Weight Watchers. It is the slowest diet in the world, but you can eat what everyone else eats ... and it's a pain to track points but it's working. I am terrified of doing low carb again and losing all that weight... just to put on more in the future. I know, I know.. it's a life plan. I just know me. I will want to start eating what others eat... like potatoes, ice cream and chocolate.
"I'm going to retire and live off my savings ...
What I'll do the second day I have NO IDEA!"
My first goal: 198 lbs
2nd goal: 179 lbs
3rd goal: 162 lbs
4th goal: 146 lbs
Taking it one day at a time.