Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 1 month ago
OK, now I DEFINITELY need to come to the east coast to join the...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag wrote Julie's foolproof jerky 1 year, 2 months ago

You'll need:

  • London broil
  • Small bottle habanero sauce (I use Yucatan Sunshine)
  • Large bottle cayenne sauce (I use Louisiana sauce)
  • Half bottle pre-mixed Montr...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag wrote Research: slow metabolism and portion sizes 1 year, 2 months ago

Two great articles discussing some of the reasons why we become obese. Hint: it's all because of what we're eating.

h...


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 2 months ago

I just spotted a great article that addresses the (not really supported) concept that eating too few calories for a long period of time will screw you up and put you into "starvation mode." It's very well-written and easy to understand.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 2 months ago
Long distance high-five, Bec! Great stuff!

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 3 months ago
Working on regain after having a baby. Good protein bars are a must...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 3 months ago

There's a TON of medical information on the Internet, and it can be hard to figure out what to trust when you're Googling something your doctor said. Here are a few things that can help you evaluate what you find to make sure you're getting correct inf


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Bitch (/biCH/): noun, informal. To express displeasure; grumble.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 4 months ago
Great ideas, but neither bacon nor cheese are high in carbs.

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

...who's playing Pokemon Go to get my steps in?

(Short version: it's a GPS-based game where you wander around the real world with your phone to find Pokemon, which


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Bitch (/biCH/): noun, informal. To express displeasure; grumble.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 4 months ago

Thursday Bitchfest will resume tomorrow, but in the meantime, how about ANTI-Bitchfest?

Share something good that's happened to you lately, something that's ma


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

"I lost 20lb last month and only 5 this month."

"I've only lost weight 2 days this week."

"I've lost only one pants size in the past 3 weeks."

Get rid of the word ONLY. The sooner the better.

There's a p


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Bitch (/biCH/): noun, informal. To express displeasure; grumble.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Even though I'm 2.5 years out from surgery, I still run across random little bits of advice that I hadn't thought of. Ways to manage eating, ideas for moving, that sort of thing. Anybody care to share theirs?

Here are a few of mine:


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 5 months ago
I'm looking forward to spending more time at the pool and teaching...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Bitch (/biCH/): noun, informal. To express displeasure; grumble.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 5 months ago
Double-check with your doctor on how many calories you should be...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

A lot of numbers get tossed around for protein, supplements, that sort of thing, and a lot of it boils down to "that's what most people seem to hear." I stumbled across some reference material while looking up another question and found some firm numbe


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

Bitch (/biCH/): noun, informal. To express displeasure; grumble.


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

I just made a batch of this, since it goes QUICK at our house. All protein, really spicy, and a great snack!

You don't need a fancy dehydrator, I got mine for $40 on Amazon. You can often find them in good shape at Goodwill, too.

Ingred


Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 5 months ago
Too stinkin' cute!!

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a comment 1 year, 5 months ago
Color me skeptical as well. Per /www.supertracker.usda.gov,...

Sparklekitty (Julie), Science-Loving Hag posted a discussion topic 1 year, 5 months ago

The "Five Day Pouch Test" may sound appealing, but it's no way to re-establish good eating habits and is a deceptive "quick fix" like the ones so many of us tried before surgery.

Instead, how about the 

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