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rbuzzotta
03-24-2003, 12:07 PM
I have been on ATkins for 3 weeks. Today I tried on shorts from last summer. They fit (at least I can button them!! LOL!!) We leave for FL on Thursday and I feel pretty good. I believe I have lost about 5-10 lbs. but my scale is not accurate. Bottom line is.......I feel good and I thank all of you for the inspiration to keep going.

NOw just to keep on track while we are in US/IOA..........

How many carbs in a frozen margarita??? If only I can say no to one at Jimmy Buffets...................help!!!

wovenwonder
03-24-2003, 12:42 PM
That must be a wonderful feeling! Congratulations on your success! YOU CAN DO IT while on vacation too! Just focus on all of the wonderful foods you CAN have in your way of eating -- instead of obsessing over what you can't have. You will likely be getting more excersize too -- so an occasional 'treat' shouldn't do too much damage.

Have a terrific vacation!

nativetxn
03-24-2003, 12:48 PM
Rosemary, that is wonderfu! You are doing so well.

If the margarita is made just with lime juice, triple sec and tequila it has 0 carbs (that's allowing 1 oz of lime juice).

You have to watch out for margarita's made with packaged mix because the mix may contain sugar.

TigH
03-25-2003, 06:12 AM
Congratulations, Rosemary!!!! :) That is awesome!

Good luck at IOA/Universal. And especially good luck when you walk near Margaritaville. I hope the tequila vortex doesn't suck you in!!! ;) D'oh!

I am really impressed with nativetxn's knowledge of what drinks are carb free/low carb and what aren't. That lime juice margarita on the rocks sounds DEVINE!

Have a great trip! Stay on track and you'll be swimming in those shorts in no time!

TinkerPixie
03-25-2003, 08:19 AM
:Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc Congratulations!!! :Pinkbounc :Pinkbounc

Debbie
03-25-2003, 08:43 PM
Congratulations, Rosemary. And enjoy the trip!