Thursday Fabulousness (and weigh-in)

Hello hello hello! Happy St. Patrick's Day, and with that, reports about how I've been doing, since I step on the scale each Thursday. Can you say treading water deliciously? I'm still down 30ish pounds from when I began, and while the pounds aren't … [Read more...]

Thursday Weigh Down

Stuffed cauliflower crust pizza is a terrific induction treat I'm down a total of 30 pounds!I started February 3, so 30 in a month isn't bad.Remember to check the "noshes section to see that I am sticking with an extended Atkins 2002 induction and … [Read more...]

The wisdom to not be a dunderhead

Yes. I drew this. You may marvel. There's that old adage: God grant me the serenity to not eat this crap sitting on my counter. OK. Well it's like that. I took a little poetic license. It's called forgetting the adage and making up one far better. … [Read more...]

Oops! Dolly Madison cleanup in aisle seven!

Molly Angel, move over. The b#tch has arrived, and she wants a doughnut.I went to the store the other day and bought my kids a box of those leftover bakery donuts for $2. That's a great price. I figured it'd be a great treat. For them.So, even after … [Read more...]

Two week Induction over. The results…

One of the many things I enjoyed this first two weeks: Chipotle-type burrito bowl Yes, I'm excited.Today marks the end of my first two weeks on induction, and of course I've been retaining water. Thanks, ankles. Stupid cows. That's not much fun, but … [Read more...]

Day 12 of induction. Smooth sailing. Mostly

Now this is a salad. Well, I'm almost to my two weeks of induction and I'm pretty thrilled. I have more energy than I have in ages, I jumped on the treadmill last night and performed better than I had in ages (I started with a few minutes on an … [Read more...]

Induction Day Eight and the first weigh in

She dipped her cheesecakes in what? First, Thank You everyone for the amazing Birthday well wishes yesterday! As I said, I stuck to plan and did really well. I didn't even overeat the legal stuff. I laughed pretty hard when this conversation took … [Read more...]

I has a virus. Day sicks of induction

Look at me, all well-read. I know. No Atkins love at all. The hits keep on coming. No wonder I'm not hungry. I'm sick. I'm loving this delicious, intestinal irony.Everything that can possibly go wrong this first week of induction has, in fact, been … [Read more...]

Important first week lessons. Day Five of Induction.

Team Bacon! Progress report: Day five of Atkins induction I went from a raving potato chip hugging maniac on day two to being absolutely not at all hungry on day five. Hello, diet. Ficklemuch?Ever have those days when nothing sounds at all good? … [Read more...]

I am a carbohydrate addict in recovery. Day three of induction

Intervention, A&E The first three days of induction are killing me.Yeah, I know I'll be over this soon, but if you think about it, how many times have you failed these first three days?How many thousands of Atkineers have you known who have … [Read more...]

Fickle relish. And hello Dr. Atkins… I kiss your face

First of all, know that I am a woman. I own the fickle factor in my hand. In fact I relish my fickle.It's fickle relish. All joking aside (I really wanted to get the fickle relish comment in somewhere), in what has been the most difficult decision to … [Read more...]

Sunday. The results of gluten/wheat reintroduction

Apple girl! Well, yesterday (Saturday) everyone was gluten free save for the dinner we had later that evening to celebrate my sweet baboo's Birthday a little bit late (he graciously put off eating any gluten for two weeks in order to … [Read more...]

Day 9 Gluten Free: Friday!

Pictured: These breadsticks are gluten free. Today is the last day before I reintroduce wheat back into the family's diet for a day. In order for the experiment to work, everyone is going to eat one, vast, gluten based meal tomorrow to adequately … [Read more...]

Thursday and Friday and Saturday and Sunday… and… and…

Gluten free pizza crust recipe Absolutely fabulous Greetings! Last week was teh suck, so I took a couple of days off to roll into a fetal ball and suck my thumb for a while. Thankfully a friend called and we talked for over two hours! I love … [Read more...]

Wednesday: Spreadsheets and day three of gluten free dining

Chicken/cheese nacho chips recipe Spreadsheets I am taking so many vitamins and supplements right now I have to keep them on a spreadsheet or I'll lose track. This is what happens when you're trying to undo years of the Standard American Diet … [Read more...]