February 11, 2004 in Health

No More Atkins; Maybe

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Based on the notes taken by the medical examiner re Dr. Atkins death, guess I need to give up the diet. I’ve been on it for about 6 months and have had double digit weight loss. Plus it has helped lower my blood pressure, glucose and cholesterol among other things. Lately though, I’ve gotten totally sick of it and I’ve noticed that I’m experiencing more acne. So in the next week or so, I’ll probably switch to the South Beach Diet or the Fat Flush Plan. Both seem to offer a more balanced diet than the Atkins plan. And granted my doctor said it was ok to continue on Atkins provided I take the appropriate supplements, I’m ready to diversify what I eat on a daily basis. More than anything, I miss eating fruits.


  1. February 15, 2004 at 1:25 pm

    Rick Horowitz

    For what it’s worth, you’re looking great!
    I love to drop by now and then to catch up on your Not So Secret History and see the latest design changes. And your current pic shows that as time goes by, you’re just gettin’ better and better!

  2. February 11, 2004 at 11:24 pm


    I missed fruit too. I mean immediately. Fruit and carrots. Plus, it was hard for me since I don’t eat meat. I was so tired of tuna, you’ve no idea.
    I’m experiencing more acne.
    don’t wanna say i told u so…
    i’m glad you said that cuz it confirms for me that it was the diet that messed up my sis in laws face.

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