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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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An Update by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Sorry for not posting much recently. I've been extremely busy, working long hours and traveling most of the time. I thought I'd have two weeks at home over the holidays but du ... Read on »
Eggnog - 8 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating The holiday season is here. One of my family's traditions was always to have eggnog on Christmas Eve. I mixed up a batch last night to try my hand at making a low-carb version ... Read on »
Pumpkin Soup - 8 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This recipe for Pumpkin Soup was pulled from "Winsor Pilates Low-Carb Cookbook". My wife and I made it for dinner tonight and it was great. 4 servings @ 8 net carbs eac ... Read on »
Coconut Battered Shrimp - 0 net carbs by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Lightly battered coconut shrimp is easy and has virtually no net carbs. Ingredients: Aloha Nu Coconut Flour Egg Raw shrimp, pealed and de-veined Sa ... Read on »
Sausage and Sauerkraut - 5 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Tonight for dinner, I fixed up a batch of sausage and sauerkraut. It's extremely easy to make and also low carb. The actual carb counts will vary depending on the brand of sau ... Read on »
Progress Report by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Well, it's only day six of being back to low-carb. When I started, I was up to 311.6 pounds... This morning, I weighed only 301. I'm sure that some but not all is water weig ... Read on »
I'm back! by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating During the year plus that I've been off track, I have gained quite a bit of weight back. A couple of weeks ago, I had to break out the box of fat clothes. I've not been on ... Read on »
Home Made Soda Pop Results by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It's been almost two weeks since I mixed up some old fashioned ginger ale. There has now been ample time for the yeast to eat up the sugar which causes natural carbonation. ... Read on »
Stats as of August 14 by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Age: 32 years. Weight: 336 lbs. Waist: 56.5 " Hips: 54.5 " Height: 5 ' 10 " Wrist : 7.75 " Neck: 19" Forearm: 14.5" Estimated Body Fat*: 40.2 % ... Read on »
Previous Diets by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Years ago, I tried the low calorie and low fat diets. They made me dizzy, sleepy, and hungry with very little weight loss. In 1999, I began logging what I ate. After a few ... Read on »
Cheesecake - 6 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I love food. I love cooking it, and I love eating it. One of the great things about this diet is that you do not have to starve yourself. You just have to be creative. My ... Read on »
Take a Break from Your Diet by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I know that I will be on this diet for six to nine months. As such, I thought it would be much easier if I allowed myself two days off each month. Yesterday was my birthda ... Read on »
End of Week 4 Results by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Today was the end of week four. I have lost 27 pounds in under a month! During this time, I have dropped inches off of my hips and waist. Some of my shirts and pants that ... Read on »
Soda Pop Fermentation & Carbs by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I am experimenting with making my own old fashioned diet soda pop. I have not tried my first batch yet. So, if you duplicate my experiment, I can't be held responsible if it ... 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 »
End of Week 8 Results by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I sit here this morning, eating homemade cheese cake and reporting on my diet results. Since I began this diet 8 weeks ago, I have lost 39 pounds and 5 inches off of my wa ... Read on »
Suggestions for Eating Out - Fast food by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating Send comments to me with ideas on this subject! Fast food is the toughest part of the diet! If you are not in a hurry then avoid fast food restaurants. There is very littl ... 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 »
Can ketosis cause false positives on DUI breathalizers? by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I ran across a blog entry claiming that a low-carb diet can cause false positives on breathalizer tests. They include links to a couple of sites making similar claims. ... Read on »
Satisfying Biscuits and Gravy - 7 net carbs per serving by Big Daddy D. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating That's right, low-carb biscuits with sausage gravy!!! 7 net carbs is based on 6 servings of two biscuits each with gravy. The biscuits have only one net carb each. The gra ... Read on »