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Slimfast....know not ideal but

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kilmuir Fri 16-Nov-12 21:30:13

need to lose about half a stone in 3 weeks as my fav party dress is a bit snug. will i lose the pounds if i stick to the slimfast plan

SchroSawMummyRidingSantaClaus Fri 16-Nov-12 21:32:12

I haven't used them before but I was looking at them the other day. It seems there is over 200 calories in each shake. You could instead have a salad for a lot less calories and it would be more filling.

Nuttyprofessor Fri 16-Nov-12 21:35:18

All that will happen is you will be starving and then binge, reduce your immunity get a rotten cold and miss the party.

Murtette Fri 16-Nov-12 22:25:28

I did it for 8 or 9 weeks and lost 19lbs. Yes, the first week or so was really tough & I was starving but then I adjusted to it and found it really easy. No thought to it and I found it a really good way of breaking the sugar high/low cycle I'd unknowingly been on. I stopped doing it a month ago as we had various things like holiday, birthdays etc which I knew weren't going to be compatible with it and have stayed the same weight which I'm pleasantly surprised by. I'm now trying to decide whether I start it again tomorrow and do it for 3 weeks and then have another break over Christmas or whether I wait until Jan before starting again as I have another 15lbs to lose.

kilmuir Fri 16-Nov-12 22:32:50

Murtette is there a maximum amount of time they recommend you can use it for?

Murtette Sat 17-Nov-12 19:10:58

I've got no idea. I wouldn't have thought anyone could stick to it for that long as it gets very dull. When I said I lost that amount of weight during 8 - 9 weeks, it was actually over an 11 week period but I went on holiday twice and, whilst on holiday, didn't do it and was very glad to be back on "normal" food.

bendertherobot Wed 21-Nov-12 09:55:43

I've lost 6lbs in 12 days doing a combination of slim fast, gym, diet pill and my fitness pal. I don't have a slim fast every day, but I just eat something else for the equal calories. I find my fitness pal is really helping me to stick to my diet, and I've never stuck with one before. Good luck. smile

Rockchick1984 Thu 22-Nov-12 00:13:15

I stuck to slim fast for 3 weeks, and didn't lose any weight in that time sad started calorie counting and weight started dropping off!

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