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Lean On My Shoulder / Re: Heart Attack!
« on: April 03, 2018, 03:44:01 PM »
Of course, you're welcome! :)

There must be an answer for you.
I will continue to pray that you find the medical help you need, Susie.

God bless and keep you and yours.


Lean On My Shoulder / Re: Heart Attack!
« on: April 02, 2018, 02:58:32 PM »
Hello, Susie.

I'm saddened to hear you had a heart attack.
But I'm very happy that you recovered from it. :) :) :)

I know it can be difficult to balance what our doctors tell us and what we know works to keep the FAT off.
And in the vast majority of cases living the FTS lifestyle is good for all our blood numbers, including cholesterol.

But seem to have a special medical circumstance where positive FTS dietary changes do not change your cholesterol for the better. So I cannot help but wonder if you have a special condition that prevents healthy cholesterol levels for you, no matter how you eat.

Your doctor must figure out why your having this cholesterol issue.
It is clearly beyond your diet and could well be something like a thyroid imbalance.

I will continue to pray for you and that your doctors discover how to effectively manage your cholesterol numbers.

BTW, I hope that Mary is doing well.


Hello, SCB_FTTS! :)

Congratulations on your weight loss! :) :) :)
But it sounds like your health #'s (which are VERY important) need more help.

I was morbidly obese and received a dire warning from my doctor.
He said that if I did not get my weight lower and fix my bad health numbers, I would not be around much longer.

And what made matters worse, he went on to say that my cholesterol numbers were VERY bad, my triglycerides were FAR too high, and my sustained blood sugar levels (glucose by A1C) indicated that I was type II diabetic.

With all these issues, I was taking 6 different prescriptions to BARELY manage my health. I was simply slowing down the ill effects. But was still dying on my feet.

Doc told me that given my health numbers and weight, the likelihood of me being alive in 5 years would be a miracle. THAT SCARED THE DICKENS OUT OF ME!!!

One day in 2010, I heard about the FAT to Skinny (FTS) lifestyle. I thought I've tried everything else to lose weight over my 58 years (at the time) and every time I lost weight (even if it stayed off for a while) I would gain it back later, plus more. :'(

After about 6 months living the FTS lifestyle, my doctor declared I was no longer diabetic. And a couple months later, he removed the last of my prescription drugs and said that I should be able to look forward to a long and healthy life!!! :) :) :)

This lifestyle has worked for me, at EVERY level.
Here, almost 8 years later, my health is still FANTASTIC and my weight is still down.
This has NEVER happened before. I know I found the secret to a healthy life.

Regarding soy sauce, I use it occasionally but not often. I use Bragg's Liquid Aminos (much lower in sodium) as a substitute if a recipe calls for a lot of soy sauce.

Before FTS, my health demanded that I watch my sodium intake like a hawk.
Since then, sodium has had no ill effects on me. Although given my age (now 66), I try not to overdo it. No sense in tempting fate, right? ;)

I hope this helps you.
The FAT to Skinny lifestyle is a real LIFESAVER!!


General Discussion / Re: Ah Caulifower, I remember you well
« on: February 24, 2018, 01:15:29 PM »
I just googled and apparently it has one of the highest rates of  for vegetables.  They suggest sautéing in butter and add some sesame seeds.  Sounds good.  May try it next time.  Couldn't find carb count but may equate it to cabbage.  Usually get our caulis with leaves. 😊

Hi, Morgan! :)

I could not find carb counts for the leaves either.
However, they do seem to be high in protein (which is good) plus some vitamins.

If you eat them, pay attention to how YOUR body responds.
This is what I do when I want to try something new like this.


General Discussion / Re: Ah Caulifower, I remember you well
« on: February 23, 2018, 01:13:50 PM »
Hi, Morgan! :)

I've never tried them as the cauliflower I buy has few leaves.
I understand they are very good roasted.

I could not find a carb count for them.
But I imagine they are VERY low (as most greens).


General Discussion / Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR
« on: January 28, 2018, 03:42:31 PM »
That's wonderful, Morgan! :) :) :) :) :)

I've been holding steady for the most part (+- 5 lbs. of goal) for the last 5 years.
But most importantly, my health is still doing VERY well, thanks to the loss! :)


General Discussion / Re: COME ON PEOPLE - get involved
« on: January 19, 2018, 01:35:44 PM »
I agree with you, Morgan. The boards are always more fun if more people are participating. But life has a nasty habit of getting in the way I guess.

Very true, Letson.

But every now and then, a question is posed.
And that's why we stay involved. We want to help anyone that needs or wants some help.

Health much improved and lives have been saved with FTS.
If answering a simple question helps add another, it's far more than worth it.


General Discussion / Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR
« on: January 15, 2018, 03:14:03 PM »
Happy New Year, Morgan! :)

I don't make a practice of making New Year's resolutions.
If I see need for a change in my life, I don't wait for the year's end/beginning to do it.
I simply adjust my attitude, make a commitment,  and stick to it.

That being said, I am happy to hear that your NY resolutions are doing well.

I hope 2018 is good to you. :) :) :)


General Discussion / Re: Christmas 2017 - Menu Planning
« on: January 04, 2018, 05:17:43 PM »
Thanks Tony.  I managed my way through some tricky moments during the holiday season, but I don't feel I missed out at. 

Though I'm not sure what to do with the biscuits and chocolates I received as presents.  I can incorporate some of the carbs but there are times I can't justify the carbs in relation to the quantity.  Lindor choclate balls (one of my favourite) are 5 carbs/ball - if I REALLY REALLY want it I will work it in, but really 5 carbs????? not worth it.  My visitors are going to score well  :)

Hi, Morgan! :)

If you are at or near your goal, having an occasional carby treat is OK.
One (or even 2) 5gm carb piece of Lindor candy should not derail you.
Especially if you add it in to your daily carb max.

I did this a bit during the holidays and came out OK.

Just be careful NOT to do this often!!!
It is very easy to build bad habits where carbs are concerned, given we're carboholics.
This is how we got FAT in the first place. ;)

Take Care! :)

General Discussion / Re: HAPPY NEW YEAR
« on: January 04, 2018, 05:04:23 PM »
Happy New Year, Morgan! :) :) :) :) :)


General Discussion / Re: So where is Doug and Umpa
« on: December 30, 2017, 01:58:30 PM »
Here  8) Hi all, time has been extremely hard to capture. All is well. Umpa and I had a tough 18 months with deaths in the family, lost both my parents.

We haven't forgotten any of you guys and appreciate your friendship. Thanks Tony for being a cornerstone in the foundation :)  Life is settling down now. FTS re-focus is in the short future.

Keep it rocking, talk to you all soon.

Hi, Doug! :)

You have my sincere and deepest condolences for the loss of your parents.
It's tough to lose family. I lost both my parents, and still miss them to this day.
But we forge on because life still goes on for those of us left behind.

Checking in here almost daily and helping folks is something I love doing.
So you are more than welcome for my assist during your absence.

Looking forward to hearing more from you guys in 2018! :) :) :)


General Questions / Re: Do you think tummy tuck surgery would work?
« on: December 20, 2017, 02:00:00 PM »
My boyfriend asked me to reduce my weight. I am fat and weighs 166 pounds. He told me that I look more beautiful if I reduce my weight. So I started workouts at home and joined a Zumba class. I even tried aerobics, followed a balanced diet, went for jogging in the morning and also in the evening in order to reduce weight. At last, I reduce 100 pounds within 2 months. Even though I [url=][url=]lose weight[/url][/url], my tummy is sagging and it looks awful. Can the loose tummy skin be tightened? My boyfriend suggested undergoing a tummy tuck surgery from a clinic in Mississauga. Do you think this surgery could help me? Need suggestions. Any advice is also highly appreciated.

Hello, kandacerc! :)

The decision to have surgery to improve one's appearance is a personal one.
Surgery has risks, including serious infections and even death from complications.

My girlfriend recently had major surgery to remove excess skin from dramatic weight loss.
She experienced serious infection complications from the surgery.
Thankfully, she has since recovered and is now doing well after one heck of a scary ordeal.

Remember, YOU own YOUR body, NOT your boyfriend.
You were given only one body that must last the rest of your life.
That is not the case with boyfriends and girlfriends.

So, the final decision is ENTIRELY yours, and no one else's.


General Discussion / Re: Christmas 2017 - Menu Planning
« on: December 18, 2017, 01:48:02 PM »
Good job, Morgan! :)


General Discussion / Re: So where is Doug and Umpa
« on: December 08, 2017, 02:53:28 PM »
Hi, ShihTzuMom1! :)

Doug and Umpa have been dealing with care for elderly parents.
This has been very demanding on them and has taken up most of their time the last year or so.

Going forward, I expect we'll hear more from them from time to time.


General Discussion / Re: So where is Doug and Umpa
« on: December 07, 2017, 12:04:16 PM »
Hi Tony, it's been a while.  Nice to see you are still here!!

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Hi, ShihTzuMom1! :)

It's nice to hear from you, too.

I've been checking in most every day to see if anyone has any questions or needs support.
FTS saved my life. I want to help others do the same.


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