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userofthiswebsite Tue 10-Jul-18 19:44:41

Anyone here done this diet where you drink just water and eat nothing at all?
One of my work friends has eaten nothing for the past 2 weeks and lost a stone.
Curious about whether people here have done it and after you've done it and dropped the weight, have you seen any repercussions or regret doing it?

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coragreta Tue 10-Jul-18 20:23:58

Isn't that called anorexia?

userofthiswebsite Tue 10-Jul-18 20:26:35

Touché

But it does seem to be an actual 'thing'.

I'm just surprised as she seems so 'well'.

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BlancheM Tue 10-Jul-18 20:28:20

Jesus Christ, if she's actually well then it's nothing short of a miracle. I hope she gets help.

EstrellaDamn Tue 10-Jul-18 20:36:51

That is ludicrous shock

Hippopotas Tue 10-Jul-18 20:45:01

That doesn’t sound healthy

pollysproggle Tue 10-Jul-18 20:46:18

I did a sort of water fast once. Did it every other day for two weeks and lost a stone. Felt great and skin was glowing.
I go back to it now and then but only for a day if I feel I need a detox, normally after a weekend of eating junk.

Just drinking water for two weeks straight sounds crazy. Don't do it!

DieAntword Tue 10-Jul-18 20:48:12

I've done it. Longest was 3 days. It's super effective but it's like, first couple of times you do it it feels easy but then it gets harder and harder as time goes on and there is a big risk you start binging after or binging in anticipation and then it can turn into a vicious cycle.

Pooshy Tue 10-Jul-18 20:51:37

That sounds very dangerous and unhealthy

Would lead to an eating disorder if I tried that

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