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It only does that if you eat fatty food though, if you eat non fatty stuff that doesnt happen & you loose weight. The problem isn't mantaining weight, Its just loosing enough to get to my normal weight, I only put it on in pregnancy then find it hard to loose IYKWIM?
They will, because they stop some (30%?) of the fat being absorbed. According to Hecate, who takes it, you lose an additional 50% of every pound you lose. So if you lose 2 lbs a week on a low fat diet you'll lose 3lbs a week on Xenical.
i took these (i eat a low fat diet anyway but have a BMI of 32) they did nothing really for me. in 5 months i lost 6 pounds and i didn't pooh myself once!! My problem i think is my portion size i love eating
I started these at start of June weighing 16st 7lbs. weighed myself today and weighed 15st 8. am exercising 3 - 4 times a week - eating a low fat diet. no oily bum, as am very low fat. probably need to lose around another 4 stone, and don't expect it will move as quickly as this first month.
I agree with the psychological aspect, but to me, when i stopped smoking,i only managed that after months of trying myself, patches, willpower, nicotabs etc, theonly thing that worked was zyban. I lost a stone on my own before starting xenical, but it took 8 months.
so, I am eating fruit and low fat yoghurt for breakfast - on a sunday I get a bacon sandwich with all fat trimmed off. low fat soup for lunch ( I like sainsburies 3 bean soup) tea, decaff and water throughout the day, baked potato and tuna lo fat mayo with HUGE salad and dressing for tea, or pasta with tom based veg sauce or if lazy, microwave ready meal with tons of steamed veg.
seriously, if you feel you want to try it - do. it might not work well for you, but it's worked very well for me so far. i love my little blue pills. and i like getting them on perscription for £4 a month rather than paying a fortune for alli.