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Low carbers - one week in and wavering over alcohol.

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Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 19:20:22

Please help me tonight, DH has gone off to play snooker, kids in bed and normally I would be settling down with the laptop and a drink and enjoying some peace.

I need some bloody willpower but I haven't got any. Tell me off, for my own good before I go downstairs and get a bulmers!

makingdoo Mon 25-Mar-13 19:23:57

Mmmmh bulmers <not very helpful>

Step away from the fridge! Go for a walk?

Nothing tastes as good as skinny feels except a really cold bulmers

Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 19:25:08

Bad Makingdoo grin

makingdoo Mon 25-Mar-13 19:25:24

Sorry I just realised you might actually want a sensible person to give advice and distract you.

Can you do something to occupy yourself? A walk? Clean out a cupboard? Call a friend?

Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 19:27:54

I know, I think I will go on the fucking crosstrainer until the craving stops. Or maybe I will have a vodka and fanta zero grin

Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 19:32:06

Ok, am going to go and cook something delicious for tea and hope that distracts me.

makingdoo Mon 25-Mar-13 19:41:04

Good idea. Then go on the cross trainer and earn that vodka!

Atavistic Mon 25-Mar-13 19:44:14

Bulmers is possibly the worst alcohol choice you could make- it's full of sugar. Are you in ketosis? If so, Bulmers will wreck it. If you're going to drink, the best low carb one is spirit and soda. Yuck, I know, but not cake in a glass like Bulmers!

Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 19:51:56

Thanks Makingdoo!

I know Atavistic, yes I'm in ketosis and I know it will. Will have a vodka instead. I lost 5 lbs last week and I don't want to ruin it.

Thank you both!!

BlackAffronted Mon 25-Mar-13 19:54:50

A vodka, tonic & a slice of lime wouldnt knock you out of ketosis.

Convert Mon 25-Mar-13 20:18:12

Would it be ok if I had vodka with diet fanta or something instead BlackAffronted? As you can see from the bulmers cravings I have a sweet tooth when it comes to alcohol and I just couldn't drink it with tonic.

CityGal29 Mon 01-Apr-13 21:26:35

I keep in ketosis with cava/ prosecco with diet lemonade or bucks fizz with diet lemonade X

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