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Re: Plumeria and stuff--Andrea--South Beach Diet

I don't think the doctor meant for me to go by the induction phase of the diet, but rather follow their meal plan. I'm still researching between the ADA and South Beach. I'm just not eating sugar, and no "processed" carbs right now til I get my bearings. I haven't started my meds yet. Start those tomorrow. I'll let you know how it goes!
----- Original Message ----- From: "Zemuly Sanders" <zsanders@midsouth.rr.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 1:37 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria and stuff--Andrea--South Beach Diet

The South Beach diet is low carb and no refined sugar. I thought the book was really interesting in that it discussed the rates at which different carbs turned into sugar. I sure had a lot of energy on it, and I lost weight, too. I'm on Weight Watchers now because it is easier for me to keep up with, and I still lose weight.
zone 7
West TN
----- Original Message ----- From: "Bonnie & Bill Morgan" <wmorgan972@ameritech.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 8:28 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Plumeria and stuff--Andrea--South Beach Diet

Isn't the South Beach Diet basically a reasonable low carb diet? Maybe that
is where that comes in since some folk (especially my mother) think that if
you don't eat sugar, you can eat anything you want. However, carbs do count
as they too turn into sugars in the body, though at a somewhat slower rate.

Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On Behalf
Of Theresa W.
Sent: Friday, July 21, 2006 6:50 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria and stuff

Ok Melody- thanks for confirming that I'm not losing my marbles- I was
rather confused by the diet issue too!

Melody wrote:
Andrea: Got to tell you that I've been a nurse for 20+ years and have
never heard an endocrinologist recommend anything but American
Diabetes Association (ADA) diets for diabetics, either insulin or
non-insulin dependent types. You might want to check out ADA's website
for further info. Good luck in managing this new challenge!

Hills, IA  zone 5

Work for the Lord:  the pay isn't much but the retirement is out of this
 --- On Thu 07/20, Andrea Hodges < andreah@hargray.com > wrote:
From: Andrea Hodges [mailto: andreah@hargray.com]
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 21:15:42 -0400
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria and stuff

She's MUCH more strict than I'll ever be. She freaks out if "fat"
touches <br>her lips. Not quite ready to accept that her body needs
some if she wants to <br>remain healthy. She's been eating chicken and
salad for days. ;-)<br>A<br>----- Original Message ----- <br>From: "Pam
<gardenqueen@gmail.com><br>To: <gardenchat@hort.net><br>Sent:
Thursday, July 20, 2006 7:20 PM<br>Subject: Re: [CHAT] Plumeria and
stuff<br><br><br>> Well Andrea - you are smart to take care of it.
Properly cared for the <br>> Type<br>> II is managable. Bummer for
Carole too.<br>> Is she being as smart about it as you are?<br>>
;-)<br>><br>><br>> On 7/20/06, Andrea Hodges <andreah@hargray.com>
wrote:<br>>><br>>> Jim, (and everyone) I've been meaning to tell you
that all of the <br>>> Plumeria<br>>> cuttings rooted and one is
blooming, thanks again!! Of course the one <br>>> that<br>>> is<br>>>
blooming is the one I gave to my friend. LOL! Ah well, I'm glad it's
<br>>> doing<br>>> well and this is

her first Plumeria. She's given me more plants than I <br>>> can<br>>>
name so it's apropos that she gets the one to bloom first.<br>>><br>>>
I've got some funky little orange colored grape size tomatoes growing
<br>>> that<br>>> I<br>>> got in Illinois. I plan on saving some seeds
for you. The flavor is<br>>> fantastic.<br>>> They are growing in with
the Matt's (I call it Jim's) Wild Tomato you <br>>> sent<br>>>
me<br>>> several years ago. Love those things.<br>>><br>>> I've been
trying to finally keep up with what's going on in everyone's<br>>>
life<br>>> via the chat list but am still far behind. Been wondering
how David F is<br>>> doing.<br>>><br>>> I got the new shade spot mowed
and it hasn't rained so I can still see<br>>> what's<br>>> going to go
where as nothing is growing right now. Even the most <br>>>
tenacious<br>>> of<br>>> weeds are wilting. I'm wilting too, although
I refuse to complain too <br>>> much<br>>> as<br>>> I'd rather be here
than anywhere else.

;-D<br>>><br>>> I bought two hydrangeas this week. Lemon Wave and
Harlequin. Both just<br>>> arrived<br>>> today. Small but in great
shape. I got them from Hirt's Gardens off of<br>>> Ebay.<br>>> They
are for the shade garden. I've got all kinds of things waiting
for<br>>> that<br>>> spot to get cleaned out. I got some cuttings of a
beautiful peach colored<br>>> impatien from a friend. It has a very
different shaped flower, almost <br>>> like<br>>> a<br>>> triangle.
She takes cuttings every fall and has kept them going in her<br>>>
yard<br>>> for three years that way as no one has sold them since she
bought them.<br>>> Mine<br>>> are doing well so I'm excited. Several
begonia cuttings are taking off,<br>>> regular old blue mophead
hydrangeas (one of my favs), a Clerodendrum<br>>> ugandense,
Clerodendrum bungei (keeping THAT one in a pot), Salvia<br>>>
'belize'<br>>> which is supposed to do well in shade, and a rootbeer
plant (Latin <br>>> escapes<br>>> me<br>>> at the moment)

that is just too neat. I'm excited about this new garden.<br>>>
Right<br>>> now there is still a pile of bricks, old fence posts with
the concrete<br>>> still<br>>> on them, and some type of metal grill
or lattice type apparatus that <br>>> seems<br>>> to<br>>> weigh a
ton. I'm going to enlist some help in moving this stuff so I <br>>>
don't<br>>> kill myself.<br>>><br>>> Speaking of which, it's not THAT
horrible, but I was really bummed to <br>>> find<br>>> out<br>>> last
Friday that I have Type II diabetes. I'm starting on medicine <br>>>
Monday,<br>>> and<br>>> my Doc has advised me to go on the South Beach
Diet. It explains A LOT<br>>> about<br>>> the way I've been feeling
for a very long time. Looking back I suspect<br>>> this<br>>> has been
going on for about 5 years. I purchased the book from Amazon<br>>>
Beach) today so I'll be following a strict new lifestyle. I'm glad I
know<br>>> what's going on, as I've been having trouble with my eyes,
tired, <br>>>

thirsty,<br>>> hungry, etc for EVER it seems. What's bizarre is my
mother found out two<br>>> weeks<br>>> before I did that she has it as
well.<br>>><br>>> So, there's my most recent update. I hope everyone
is doing well and your<br>>> gardens too!!<br>>> A<br>>><br>>> Andrea
Hodges<br>>> Beaufort, SC<br>>> Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue<br>>>
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GARDENCHAT<br>>><br>>><br>><br>><br>> -- <br>> Pam Evans<br>> Kemp
TX<br>> zone 8A<br>><br>>
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