mskestrela's Journal, 19 October 2017

Potatoes. Rice. English muffins. No, no and NO!
It's not about how much I weigh now, it's about how I *feel*. Out of ketosis, the mind is sluggish, the body aches, and sleep comes slowly. And hunger is constant... Niggling. Oppressive. But it's a fine balancing act to maintain a healthy appetite and getting nutrients, and maintain the loss. I'm a carb addict, no doubt about it. Take me to a bakery, and I will kill for a baguette.
I'm back in ketosis, and happy to learn that my sister (18 months older) is following me in it. The last time we saw each other after 5 years, she, who is 5 inches shorter than me, outweighed me by a good 10 pounds. She told me this week that my loss inspired her to go keto. That, in turn, inspired me to get back to strict keto. She's coming to see me in 2 weeks, and I can't let her down.
I've been spending my free time watching documentaries and lectures on the origins of humans. How we were genetically engineered by the 'gods'...the Anunaki. Google it. :P
I have a cantaloupe in the dehydrator, to share with my co-workers. Fruit is also one of the 'forbidden fruits' on my list. I bought it when I was experimenting with maintenance, and discovered that it raised my insulin response badly. So I'll make candy out of it for others to enjoy.
Time for a cuppa and bed, now. Have a great weekend, friends and followers
~Kes
156.8 lb Lost so far: 43.2 lb.    Still to go: 6.8 lb.    Diet followed 100%.

Diet Calendar Entries for 19 October 2017:
718 kcal Fat: 48.97g | Prot: 47.40g | Carb: 18.16g.   Breakfast: Half and Half Cream, Pyure Stevia Sweetener, Coffee (Brewed From Grounds). Lunch: Great Value Black Forest Smoked Ham, Great Value Deli Style Sliced Swiss Cheese, Hellmann's Real Mayonnaise, Marketside Romaine Lettuce. Dinner: Smithfield Pork Shoulder Butt, Great Value Romaine Lettuce, Riverton Valley Caesar Dressing, Parmesan Cheese (Grated), Bob's Red Mill Potato Starch. more...
2647 kcal Activities & Exercise: Desk Work - 2 hours and 30 minutes, Cooking - 30 minutes, Housework - 20 minutes, Watching TV/Computer - 9 hours, Washing Dishes - 30 minutes, Resting - 3 hours and 10 minutes, Sleeping - 8 hours. more...
on diet LCHF: Low carb, High fat / Ketogenic Diet   losing 0.9 lb a week

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Have a super weekend M!!!😎😺 
19 Oct 17 by member: Maine coon
From one carb addict to another.. well done! Enjoy your weekend Kes 🤗 
20 Oct 17 by member: poppycom
I've been reading about the gods on the web. Interesting! I've been thinking about whether I'm a carb addict but I don't think I am. I'm just a food addict 😊 
20 Oct 17 by member: Doobrie
Everything in moderation 
20 Oct 17 by member: thesain
Thanks for the reminder... every now-and-then, carb cravings come back and attack me, too. 
20 Oct 17 by member: From371to184
You look Amazing! 
20 Oct 17 by member: 8Patty
Keto #s are perfect. Nice huh? One day at time for a carb addict. This WOE is the best! 
20 Oct 17 by member: Judyrose1997

     
 

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