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Low Carbing ... how long till I see results?

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accidentalchickenkeeper Thu 30-Jun-11 21:18:53

I have half a stone or so to lose so have decided to ditch the carbs.

How long before I start to notice the difference?

theothermrsclooney Thu 30-Jun-11 21:27:16

You will notice very quickly but it is unlikely to stay off.

accidentalchickenkeeper Thu 30-Jun-11 21:34:32

That's not what I wanted to hear! grin

To be fair I plan to start excercising too and so just using the low-carb thing as a kick-start

theothermrsclooney Thu 30-Jun-11 21:45:20


I used India Knight's Idiot Proof Diet which is low carb, high protein, high fat (in moderate quantities!) for 10 days and lost 6lbs. I then switched to using myfitnesspal to log calories and exercise aiming for 1200 calories a day. I have now lost 11lbs in about 7 weeks. Low carbing helped to start me off and the quick weight loss was quite motivating. I put 2lbs on when I stopped following the IPD but stayed focused and have been pretty good at sticking to the 1200 calories (excluding an anniversary dinner, DDs birthday, a camping trip...)

TurkeyBurgerThing Fri 01-Jul-11 08:23:00

Results are pretty quick. I've lost almost 3 stone by low carbing. I didn't cut them out completely but I now don't eat much bread or pasta at all, maybe a couple of times a week at the most! It's definitely helped me and I've not had any issues putting any of it on, as I'm now happy that I've completely changed the way I eat!

Tortington Fri 01-Jul-11 09:02:45 this is my blog, ive kept it off for two years - i lost four stone in total

accidentalchickenkeeper Fri 01-Jul-11 10:04:17

Thanks all, day 3 and I don't look as bloated which is good

Tortington Fri 01-Jul-11 10:34:00

om my - day three..... things will truly kick off now, weight yourself you'll be amazed tomorrow

accidentalchickenkeeper Fri 01-Jul-11 15:59:10

I don't own any scales!! Just going off how my clothes feel

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