Good question... I dunno what is the right answer to your question. I'll do some research in Google and get back to you if I discover an decent answer. You should email the people at Medifast as they probably know..
Potatoes are something that is off the menu for me. What I have discovered through trial and error is that potatoes in any form - even baked - and in any amount - spikes my blood sugar..
My diabetes is now in remission - but it is clear that if I make potatoes a regular part of my diet, my diabetes will return in spades..
It's a bit unfortunate because I love potatoes, but as I have modified a phrase I first heard in this group, nothing tastes as good as diabetes in remission feels...
Nothing like real life "things" to put our weight loss in perspective..
I can't even lift 20 lbs. without my PLS causing my muscles to shake, so how in the hell did I carry around that 100 plus lbs I lost..
It's so crazy, I'm really working on trying to get more strength into my upper body, arms.........of course it's a challenge for me, especially anything that involves using my left side..
I imagine 5 lbs of lard.......................yuck, yuck, and double yuck...
I often think of it as big weights that I lift at the gym, I think of 140 lbs of them strapped to my back and that is how I used to be...
I was imagining that wow!! I have been carrying two 50 lbs plus two 10 lbs of potatoes. March 31st is my.
't wait to get rid of my potatoes .Happy about your weight loss....
It is a great feeling, isn't it? I'm 75 lbs down and can move around so much better now that it surprises me. My BF and I went to the races in Daytona a few weeks ago and there was a TON of.
Involved. I was still fully of energy and not tired by the end of the day, and he was ready to drop.. he's 6'4 and weighs about 195.. as for me, I am carrying so much less weight it seems so easy to get around now...
I remember having a similar lightbulb moment. I was unloading my car and was annoyed that my husband didn't grab the 50 lb. bag of birdseed. As I lugged it into the house, I thought, "OMG!! I have lost almost THREE of these!!!" What a great revelation!! Felt great!!.
Yes and look at how happy your heart and joints are for not having to carry around 143 pounds!..