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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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SCAM: Seattle's HCG Diet Weight Loss Center by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I received an e-mail from a fellow diet blogger about a website who has stolen our before & after pictures claiming that we used their program to lose our weight. This is a s ... Read on »
Obese People Have Severe Brain Degeneration by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My father sent me an e-mail today with a link to this article: Obese People Have 'Severe Brain Degeneration' - Yahoo! News: "A new study finds obese people have 8 percen ... 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 »
Diet and Fitness Advertisements by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was curious what sort of funny weight loss and fitness advertisements I could find on the net... So, after a quick google images search, here is what I found. ... Read on »
Fiber One Yogurt Commercial by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I saw this commercial on TV earlier today. It really cracked me up. Apparently the bigger your accessories the smaller you look. Read on »
Reflections on Gaining it Back by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Over two years have passed since I lost 85 pounds and then went off low-carb. Regardless of diet, I did pretty good at first in keeping the pounds off. This was mostly due to ... 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 »
Grilled Romaine with Ceasar-Cado Dressing - 6 net carbs by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My wife is a big fan of Rachael Ray. This recipe was pulled from Rachael Ray's web site. I've never thought of grilling lettuce before, but absolutely love the grilled flavor. ... Read on »
Garlic Relish Sauce by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last month, my wife and I were eating dinner at a local Nicaraguan restaurant (Nicholasville, Kentucky). It's a very unusual scene with formal white table cloths snuggled awa ... Read on »
Update on Making Diet Soda Pop by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My wife and I are still avidly making our own diet soda pop.... we buy the carbonation and mixes from Soda-Club. The diet cola with Splenda is, in our opinions, far superior ... Read on »
Progress Slows... Taking breaks when sick... by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My initial method this time was: Keep each meal to less than 15 net carbs with snacks of under 15 net carbs no closer than one hour to a meal or another snack. It resulted i ... Read on »
Wii Fit by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I bought a Wii fit for my wife for Christmas. My two year old is actually pretty good at some of the games on it. While the hand-held controls are a bit difficult for him to ... Read on »
Life by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last week was to be my only full week at home for January and most of February. There was an ice storm early in the week that brought down trees everywhere. Some 600,000 Ken ... Read on »
Making my own soda pop by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My wife and I recently bought a soda machine from Soda-Club. It came with a variety of flavored syrups. The diet pops are all flavored with Splenda (sucralose). Which is aweso ... Read on »
What I'm doing now... by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Just a quick FYI.... I've lost about 30 pounds and 4 inches around my waist since Thanksgiving (about 2 months). My "fat" clothes are once again too loose and I need to break ... Read on »
Almond Macaroons - 1 net carb per cookie by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This is an original. I simply modified my coconut macaroon cookie recipe. Makes 30 cookies at about 1 net carbs each. Ingredients: 4 egg whites 1/4 t. cream of ta ... Read on »
El Rey del Cabrito in Monterrey by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Here's the pictures from the restaraunt "El Rey del Cabrito" (The goat king) in Monterrey Mexico. This place could easily be featured on Andrew Zimmerman's TV show, Bizarre ... Read on »
Low Carbing in Mexico (Days 2 & 3) by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Last night, we had a wonderful low-carb meal at one of the most famous restaurants in Monterrey, El Rey del Cabrito (The Goat King). This restaurant's speciality is cabrito (b ... Read on »
Low Carbing in Mexico by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am in Monterrey, Mexico this week. I've not yet had time to see much of the city, but from what I've seen so far, it looks like a U.S. city. The hotels near the office are a ... Read on »