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I've lost 7lbs in 5 days!

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Marn1e Fri 07-Feb-14 11:18:27

I'll start by saying that I'm not actually overweight so was even more surprised at the result! I'm 5 ft 4 and 9 st 12 ish. I'd over indulged at Christmas and was feeling really sluggish so was considering some sort of detox.

I had a google and downloaded Zoe Harcombes book and decided to try ' phase 1 ' which lasts for 5 days. Basically you eat any salad, any veg ( bar potatoes and mushrooms ), all meat and fish, seeds, live yogurt,brown rice , tofu in unlimited quantities.

I found it pretty bloody boring but always felt full and was amazed to step on the scales today ( actually , have only completed four full days! ) and I'm 9 stone 5 again.

It's made me feel better too - all bloated feelings had gone within 24 hours.

Anyway just wanted to share in case anyone else fancied giving it a go. I will say that I'm not an employee or anything - just a regular name changey mumsnetter! I always like to share stuff that's works though!

Marn1e Fri 07-Feb-14 11:20:00

Oh and I make the point about not being over wright because if someone with a normal BMI can drop half a stone in what is effectively four days then it's bound to be more with weight to lose!

I also cheated a bit and had goats cheese and coke zero

ElbowPrincess Fri 07-Feb-14 17:21:35

Well done smile I think there are some who follow this over on the Low carb section!

ihatethecold Fri 07-Feb-14 17:32:06

Ooohhh. I've got that book and the recipe book.
Well done.

I may read it again more seriously this time.

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