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Old 03-06-2015, 11:12 PM   #21
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I saw some great deals on corned beef at Albertson's yesterday. I'll have to go back tomorrow and grab a couple.
We don't usually have it on St. Paddy's Day, but when they're on sale this time of year, I always try to pick one up to stick in the freezer for Reubens and what not.
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Old 03-06-2015, 11:44 PM   #22
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We don't usually have it on St. Paddy's Day, but when they're on sale this time of year, I always try to pick one up to stick in the freezer for Reubens and what not.
Reubens are the main reason I buy corned beef! Good rye bread, a jar of sauerkraut, sliced swiss cheese, and dill pickle spears are always on my shopping list this time of year.
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Old 03-07-2015, 01:46 AM   #23
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Himself and I gimped and limped our way through two grocery stores to get a week's worth done in one day. By the time we were done all we did was swing by a local pizza shop and pick up a plain cheese pie.


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They are on sale here at $1.97 lb. Next week they will be even cheaper due to St. Paddy's Day...
Do tell where you were able to find corned beef for only $1.97, Addie! The absolute lowest price I've seen by us is what Market Basket will be selling them for next week - $2.99 for points, $4.29 for flats. Since we don't like points, I'm considering "corning" the $1.49 a pound boneless chicken breasts on sale at the corner store.
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Old 03-07-2015, 10:18 AM   #24
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I bought a Mosey's CB @ Costco this week but it wasn't that cheap. I paid $4.99/Lb
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Old 03-07-2015, 03:10 PM   #25
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I guess you haven't been around for a while, Linda. Yes, I've been low carb for about 4 months now, and have lost 52 pounds.
Congratulations on the weight loss. But, isn't that a bit fast? I think it is usually considered best to keep it to max 2 lbs/week.
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Old 03-07-2015, 04:10 PM   #26
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Congratulations on the weight loss. But, isn't that a bit fast? I think it is usually considered best to keep it to max 2 lbs/week.
That's a consideration on normal calorie reduction diets, because there's a risk of losing muscle mass. On a Ketogenic diet, which is the one I am on, you are consuming enough protein so that doesn't happen. In fact, just the opposite, I'm on a weight training program and have added muscle mass.

Besides, I'm currently only losing around 1 to 1.5 lbs/wk. A lot of what came off at first was water weight.
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Phew, thanks for the info.
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