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Big Daddy D. Patient Expert

Lexington, Kentucky
I run a blog called "Big Daddy D's Low-Carb Life" (lowcarbohydrate.blogspot.com). My only credentials are that I am losing weight and I like to cook. I am not a dietician nor doctor.
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"Re-Feed" vs. "Carb-Shock" by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I think there is a bit of confusion around our carb-cycling experiments. Most often, the term "carb-cycling" refers to alternating carb-intake to improve weight train ... Read on »
1 Year Old Photo by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here is a picture of myself and my wife a little over a year ago. She is the one who was pregnant. I only looked it.... Read on »
2nd Hand Dieting by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My wife has been eating the same dinners as me but doing whatever for lunch and when I am gone. She's lost 10 pounds since I began the diet! Well, now, I think she's hooke ... Read on »
3 Minute Brownies - 3 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is my own variation on the 3 minute lemon cake. I made it on a whim and it turned out pretty good. Once again, I use Aloha Nu coconut flour (purchased from netrition. ... Read on »
3 Minute Lemon Cake - 3.5 net carbs by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am not good at following directions. So, I naturally make every recipe my own by modifying it significantly. However, in this case, I couldn't think of much to do to imp ... Read on »
80 Pounds Lost by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, as of this morning, I have officially lost 80 pounds. I have only 20 to go before reaching my goal weight of 236 pounds. It definitely seems to get more and more dif ... Read on »
9 Day Thanksgiving Diet Vacation by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I have just returned from our road trip. My wife and I departed from our diet for 9 days. She gained only about 5 pounds and I gained 10. I'm not sure how much is water. T ... Read on »
A Call for Weight Loss Statistics by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It is vary frustrating trying to research weight loss over the Internet. Not only does it seem that everyone is trying to make a quick buck but we are flooded with disinf ... Read on »
A call for yellow squash recipes by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Regarding gardening, it's not too late to get one started! And, it doesn't really take up that much space. My garden is only 10x16 feet and contains yellow squash, zucchini, ... Read on »
A Face Lift by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating No, not me. I gave the blog a face lift. I hope everyone likes the new layout. Read on »
A few foods I like... by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating These are some of my favorite foods right now... Joseph's Flax, Oat Bran & Whole Wheat Flour Pita Bread.   I stumbled across this at my local Walmart.  It's onl ... Read on »
A Major Milestone by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I returned from out of town and hopped on my scale yesterday. I now weigh 299 pounds. I'm under 300! Read on »
A New Ingredient - Coconut Flour by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I've found a new ingredient to experiment with... coconut flour. The net carb count is 8 ecc. per cup. The fiber content is really high. And, it is in the nut family so it ... Read on »
A New Start with a New Blog by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating For many years, I have struggled with obesity.  Typically, I get to be about a hundred pounds overweight before I realize that I don't feel well and am not happy with my a ... Read on »
A Plateau? by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I returned from a trip last night. This morning, I hopped on my scale to find that I've lost almost no weight in almost two weeks. I then proceeded to do measurements. Eve ... Read on »
A Plateau? Plus discovering new ingredients. by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today is the end of week 13.... I've actually gained 3 pounds this week. I have not cheated on the diet. I fear that my body has grown accustomed to the low-carb diet. How ... Read on »
A Riddle by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating There is a clerk at the butcher shop. He is five feet ten inches tall, wears size 13 sneakers, and his waist is 48 inches. He has a wife and 2 kids. What does he weigh? Read on »
A year off track... by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating In August of 2006, I started doing the low-carb thing. And, I was quite successful. I stuck with it for a year and lost 85 pounds. However, the longer I was on the diet, the ... Read on »
Airplane Food by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Recently, I have been flying across the Atlantic Ocean two times per month. I thought that I'd be smart and request diabetic meals. My expectation was that these meals ... Read on »