All posts in category Shrinking Us

Low Carb Lows – and Highs…

Good morning friends, As hard as it is, I hope everyone is managing to keep their weight in check during these times of holiday temptations.  We haven’t been!  It’s not that we splurged on the extraordinary Spaghetti and Crab Dinner that Bob cooked up last night.  Oh no – it was the picking – and […]

Bob LaRosa’s Before and After (1st of many “after” pictures to come)

Thanksgiving Day, November 22, 2012 Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends!  I wanted to catch you up with what I have been doing for the past 6 months.  You may have noticed that I have not been posting many recipes and the reason is that I have been working hard on my book to be […]


March 22, 2012 Get on the Carb Light Living™ Program!  Get back to YOUR college weight, or high school weight.  You can be wherever you want to be – in weight or in life! “I don’t feel hungry…don’t feel like I’m on a diet or that I’m missing anything.”  That is what Gary said this morning, […]

Dixie Diners’ Club Boston Cream Pie – 5 NET CARBS! Add it to YOUR 30% OFF List!

March 12, 2012 Dixie Diners’ Club Boston Cream Pie is one of our family favorites! Just add eggs, sour cream, and butter. It’s so delicious that your guests will never even guess it is actually a carb-controlled Boston Cream Pie!  Makes 9 servings with just 5 net carbs per slice – and they are nice size servings! All first-time […]

Please Welcome Our New Team Members!

March 1, 2012 Please welcome Emsley Willingham and Christine Cummins, who joined the Carb Light Living™ Team Internship Program just two weeks ago.  You can send them a message under their Carb Light Living™ Facebook recipes: Emsley’s Kale Chips and Christine’s Pizza Bagel or just comment on their posts on the Carb Light Living™ website.  Hearing […]

Before and After Pictures on vacation (February 2011 and February 2012)

February 15, 2012 The wondrous effects of the Carb Light Living™ Program! We all know about Shrinking Man’s weight loss but I lost 10 pounds helping him!  I can’t believe the size of my  arms a year ago, not to mention the extra pounds around the middle! I will never eat any other way again!  […]

Shrinking Man Had a Happy Valentine’s Day with a New Weight Loss Record and a Full Course 3 Carb Breakfast!

Valentine’s Day, February 14th It was a “sweet” start to Valentine’s Day for Shrinking Man!  His weight is down again, although it was slower this time since he was away at conferences and a mini vacation.  He also had a lot of catching up to do when he returned, so the new exercise equipment didn’t see much action. Now […]

“Wow I don’t even remember him being that big!”

December 5, 2011 “Wow I don’t even remember him being that big!”  This is a direct quote from Nicole David Mercer, our son’s lovely wife.  She tells it like it is!  Shrinking Man and I had a good laugh! The “Shrinking Man” slides down the scale AWAY ahead of his Christmas goal! 30 lbs in less […]

West Chester’s Shrinking Man Reaches the 175 Milestone 24 Days Ahead of Schedule!

December 1, 2011 Even Shrinking Man couldn’t believe the number on the scale this morning!  His goal, as stated in the Back to the Future! Sliding Down the “80’s” on the Bathroom Scale! post (dated October 19th) was “to reach  175 by Christmas!” He is 24 days ahead of schedule – and again – since his start date of […]

Shrinking Man Keeps Shrinking!

November 17, 2011 I’ve been receiving a lot of requests for a current picture of Shrinking Man.  I took this photo this morning in front of our fireplace. Shrinking man reached a new low this morning of 177.6 and is still achieving great results without the many benefits of exercise.   Now it’s time to get […]