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LeslieDean last won the day on November 3 2017

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About LeslieDean

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    Platinum Member
  • Birthday 10/15/1956

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    Tulsa, OK
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  • Baptized

How I Found the Truth

  • How I found the Truth
    Was at the end of my rope in my 2nd marriage--honestly felt suicidal. Remembered my grandmother visiting years ago from CA and that she would talk to my Mom about the Truth. My Mom died at 53 but had mentioned to me that if there was a right religion JW had to be it. My Mom had died and JW's came to my door. I had a house full of company and invited them in. Later they would remark that they "knew" I was a sheep because I invited them in and visited with them and got them cold beverages to drink and made them feel so hospitable in the midst of all my turmoil. If anyone knows Phyllis Bittner, originally from Bartlesville, OK and now residing somewhere close to San Diego tell her I am in the Truth now.Thanks for our time together and planting that seed. Anyway, I read the Truth Book and quickly stopped my study due to my unhappiness with my first marriage. I was a nurse and took care of my present husband who was in for ETOH tx. Began a relationship with him, divorced, remarried and began a life that was always drama filled due to the alcholosim. Left Oklahoma and moved to LA. Had an unbelievable life style change, went from living in the Salvation Army shelter because I was to afraid to tell my family my husband was still drinking and lying to constantly make things appear better to my husband getting sober and starting his own business and even having a yacht slipped at Marina Del Rey and living in a 6000 sq ft home owned by the wealthest family in CA (Otis Chandler)--lots of things I am not able to talk about transpired, I made a cold call to JW's from the yellow pages and Gwen Logan was sent to study with me--6 months later I was baptized.

My Hobbies & Interests

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    Cooking. Decorating, Mowing now since I got a Cub Cadet Zero Turn mower!
  • My favorite books
    Enjoy all our publications---especially fond of the Insight Books for easy research Like legal thrillers (John Grisham) like David Baldacci
  • My favorite music
    love country and western and I won't apologize for it

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  1. It is so nice to be noticed abd appreciated. We can tend to feel we blend into the crowd and nothing we do amounts to anything. Our self esteem suffers. I’m going to try and make it a habit to give praise, encouragement, or a kind word everyday to at least three people I come in contact with. Since the majority of people I see are at the hospital, who needs more encouragement than these? I will also include ones that are extremely difficult to get along with. I think I will pull out a neglected journal and start tracking my progress and how my feelings change. Good reminder. Ill start now. Thank you Vernalee for your tireless effort in your contribution to this site. And to Astrid for always posting the WT weekly. And really to all my brothers and sisters who contribute and support us all her with their prayers, research, support and watchful eye over keeping this site a safe place to land. Thank you and much love to you all.
  2. Any good Keto recipes?

    @MyewI really like how you incorporate the scriptures with your posts here! I see you are in Missouri! You could join our girls night out Keto dinner —slap a wig on you and call you Sally! Just didn’t want you to feel left out! Appreciate all your keto posts!
  3. Any good Keto recipes?

    I’m trying to get @Julsey to attend our convention in June or July. The last Friday weekend of June and the first Friday weekend of July. Either one would work! Come visit for a week or two!
  4. Any good Keto recipes?

  5. Any good Keto recipes?

    Not over the bourbon!
  6. Any good Keto recipes?

    How quick can you get to Oklahoma? Well set the table for you, since you are coming so far we won’t require you to bring a dish!
  7. Any good Keto recipes?

    I made hamburger steaks and found a keto brown gravy to make and serve over them. I was desperate for a brown gravy and did not think it would be very good, but like I said, I was desperate for a brown gravy! It was super good! My friend at work said ‘I thought you were on a diet?’ How are you eating all that and loosing weight?’ After frying the burgers in a cast cast iron skillet you take about 1/3 of the fat and add beef bullion (I used Better Than Broth brand) then I add3d 1/2 cup chopped onion and a box of sliced mushrooms and sautéed. Then I added 2 T coconut flour and made a roux then used Makers Mark bourbon 1/3 cup and scraped up the brown bits. Then cooked a couple minutes and added heavy whipping cream. Oh dear was it gooood! I’ve done it too without the flour and it came out just as good.
  8. Any good Keto recipes?

    @Saffronoh that sounds scrumptious! Several of my girlfriends and I plan on having a keto party. Everyone will fix a dish no one has tried and we will sample all recipes! Have you seen the you tube clips on keto cocktails? HELLO! I made a Salty Dog with a rimmed salted glass and added gin and the ICE brand pink grapefruit (Walmart) zero carbs. I had pork rinds that I never liked but when you go with out chips long enough I discovered I liked them! Anyway I had them with the Little Salad Bar brand 7 layer dip from Aldis (4 carbs for 2 Tablespoons ) and had half the container () which was like 16-20 carbs and did not fall out of ketosis. I had it while I laid in bed and prepared my WT and did pleasure reading from the old first person life stories. It was such a decandent treat I felt so pampered and enjoyed the Association (me and all the people I le@rned about)! What good friends we have now and in the future,
  9. Any good Keto recipes?

    Im going to make the fat head dough this coming week. I’m off work fir a week and will feel like doing a few things. I’ll get back to you!
  10. Daily Wine

    My understanding from working 36 years in the medical profession, many years with addictions—alcohol and drugs. You can be an alcoholic even if you drink only one drink once a month. I was taught that it is how the alcohol effects you and your decision making after consumption. I have not worked with addicts for over ten years now but that was the thinking when I moved from Oklahoma to LA. First my husband’s personal experience he always said different alcohols effected him differently. I never believed him because I was taught alcohol is alcohol. But once again, in LA I was told that different alcohols produced different behaviors. Tequila made him want to fight. Vodka made him sleepy. Bourbon brought out a tomantic side. So I guess there is still much to learn. As with everything—only Jehovah knows for sure.
  11. Any good Keto recipes?

    Ive not tried the fatheaddough yet. But I really like the skillet pizza where cheese alone makes the crust. have you ever zapped pepperonis on a paper towel in the microwave to rid all the grease? I do 30seconds then wait one minute and do another 30 seconds. They come out like chips! I used them with homemade marinara, or onion or ranch dip. I am not crazy about pepperoni but this way I love it!
  12. Any good Keto recipes?

    @Saffron I love you! I am going to my kitchen now to make this!
  13. Any good Keto recipes?

    So many excellent web sites for Keto Recipes and you tube videos too! I think the reason I never did very well was I was not prepared. I had bacon, eggs, cheese, till I couldn’t take it any more. Now I realize there are so many more options it has been easy. I enjoy WickedStuffed site, and as Helen mentioned, Ditch the carbs. So many sites and recipes if I don’t do well this time it is because I just am to lazy to follow instructions or I simply refuse to comply! I lost 7 lbs (I’m sure water) the first week and have stayed the same this week. But I have started exercise so I am sure that is why there has not been a change on the scales. What will I do different this time? Be prepared. Don’t have carb loaded foods around. Don’t overdo protein. Track all my macros. Have a good plan and experiment, don’t rely on the same ole meal and get bored with the same thing.
  14. I was about to climb the walls the other night for something sweet. Not just sweet but a cinnamon roll with cream cheese frosting. I took approx 2 ozs of cream cheese, 1/3 to 1/2 cup of heavy whipping cream, cinnamon, a little Splenda, and a sugar/carb free salted caramel syrup to taste and whipped it till smooth and creamy. Dreamy creamy! Keto fabulous! Taste was like a cinnamon roll! A great cinammon roll at that!
  15. Loaded Cauliflower Soup

    Was it worth it? Lol. If you are living keto it fits right in!

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