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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #15 on: May 22, 2015, 06:29:46 am »
OMG Kat that sounds brutal. Your be peeing out your bum with no solids lol. I cant wait to hear how much you have lost xx
 
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #16 on: May 22, 2015, 08:44:29 am »
Good luck Kat xx
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #17 on: May 22, 2015, 11:14:16 am »
it dose sound harsh but you gave up nicotine , my situation is much like yours doctors & misters telling me to loose weight and stop the fags . so may last year I did juicing for one month lost 12 kilos and felt great then back on to a reasonable diet for a couple of months this I did three times up until march gone , in total I lost 30 k & felt great . 16th of april gave up smoking since then I have put 6k back on but have decided to get to the 8 weeks not smoking then back on the juicer .after running pubs for many years my weight had gone up to 140k pedigree being my downfall . my goal weight is 85k at the moment I am at 116k so a distance to go . as a non smoker I will do this , good luck with your aims . perhaps look into juicing ? .
 
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« Reply #18 on: May 22, 2015, 01:28:30 pm »
Thanks for the support folks.  Yep, it's pretty miserable as regimes go but hey, 8lbs gone already! :foundbeer:

I may have a look at that idea Deg, I'm planning to go back on to the 5:2 after this fortnight of hell (although it'll be 4:3 for me) but if that doesn't suit then I'll definitely be looking around.  You've done brilliantly, I'm mega impressed!  But please, please don't take on the fight against flab too early in your quit - sometimes fighting battles on too many fronts mean we lose the war and right now putting the fags firmly behind you is the most important thing.
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #19 on: May 23, 2015, 09:56:54 am »
Blimey Kat 8 lbs already, well done you!! I must say you deserve to lose that much, on the regime you are doing, it must be miserable!
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #20 on: May 23, 2015, 10:57:53 am »
Kat, a healthy weight lose is 2lb per week, which by my calculations you have doubled  to 4lb per week, so just be a tad careful that you don't over do it.

Other than that you are doing great :)


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« Reply #21 on: May 23, 2015, 03:27:10 pm »
@KitKat  I know mate, but it is the diet I was given by my consultant prior to my op last summer and I did check with my GP that it would be ok for me to repeat it for a fortnight.  It certainly wouldn't be advisable for any longer period, that's for sure!
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #22 on: May 25, 2015, 11:13:23 am »
Well done Kat, but as KK says please don't overdo it. We don't want you making yourself ill... :hug: :hug: :hug:

But it's a HUGE confidence boost isn't it? Time for some clothes shopping soon I think... :) :) :foundbeer: :foundbeer:
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« Reply #23 on: May 25, 2015, 09:16:28 pm »
First day of Week 2, 10lbs down.

Appetite has disappeared which makes this much easier, hopefully Week 2 will fly past and I'll be on the entirely more user friendly (and filling!) 5:2 (or in my case, 4:3) diet with KK.

Onwards!
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #24 on: May 26, 2015, 06:44:35 am »
Jeez Kat, 10lbs, you're putting me to shame.


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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #25 on: May 26, 2015, 03:20:18 pm »
Wow...... :foundbeer: :foundbeer: :foundbeer: :foundbeer: :foundbeer:

Kat, that's incredible! You'll be disappearing if you go on at this rate.... :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #26 on: May 26, 2015, 03:53:04 pm »
That's amazing Kat, the 5:2 diet will seem like a luxury after 2 weeks of yoghurts & not much else. 
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« Reply #27 on: May 26, 2015, 07:20:03 pm »
Thanks folks, fear not, there is a very, very, VERY lonnnnnnng way for me to go yet so I shan't be wasting away, I promise!

Yep, can't wait to get onto the alternate day fasting with KK, really looking forward to REAL FOOD!!!!

And yes, it's a hell of a weight loss but some of it will be water.  After all, it isn't a weight loss diet, that's almost incidental, it's the diet I was given to reduce the size of my liver to make my cholecystectomy easier to perform.

Can't wait for next Monday, am already planning my dinner! :D
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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #28 on: May 26, 2015, 07:41:14 pm »
I'm so looking forward to you joining me on the 5:2 diet Kat.

So I will give you some useful advice, which has served me well over the years.

1) you need to maintain your 5 a day.
2) One glass of red wine counts as 1 of your 5 a day
3) Two glasses count as 2 of your 5 a day
4) Three glasses count as 3 of your 5 a day
5) Four glasses count as 4 of your 5 a day
6) Five glasses count as 5 of your 5 a day
7) Six glasses, and trust me, you don't care what you weigh

All in all, it's a win, win senarrio


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Re: The Battle of the Bulge
« Reply #29 on: May 26, 2015, 07:53:12 pm »
Wow, that's amazing - well done you!!
Steady as she goes though, and hopefully the weight will stay off.

You and KK are motivating me to start and lose some weight myself - thanks.
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