VLCD

(14 Posts)
FthisS Tue 31-Dec-19 13:18:16

I'm starting today on exante vegan so just shakes and only 2 flavours but I need to do this big time. Just having my first coffee and walnut it's quite nice but does have an aftertaste.

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Satonloo Tue 31-Dec-19 22:57:19

Hi. I'm starting tomorrow. Hope your first day went ok. I'm planning on sleeping most of tomorrow figured I wont be hungry if I'm asleep 🤣

FthisS Wed 01-Jan-20 13:03:03

First day was fine until night. I was so hungry but I powered through. Next week is going to be so much easier when the children go back to school.
What plan are you doing?

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FthisS Thu 02-Jan-20 08:56:20

Day 3! I hardly slept last night and I'm pretty bloody hungry but I have gone from eating non stop to three shakes. Apparently days 4 onwards it becomes easier.

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DoraleeRhodes Thu 02-Jan-20 09:18:32

I’m back on Exante today. Lost about a stone and a half last year, then took a break over Christmas. Now back on with about another stone to go. I have definitely got into the habit of snacking while bored over the break so that will be the trickiest thing I think. I’m doing 4 products a day, I struggle with 3 and a 200 cal meal, I just get too tempted once I start cooking.

FthisS Thu 02-Jan-20 09:37:56

I'm on day 3 doing exante vegan with only 2 options of shakes as one was unavailable. I'm also doing the Paul McKenna hypnotic gastric band. I'm feeling quite positive and looking forward to this weight getting off fast (I can't cope with 1lb a week).
Apparently onwards from day 4 this gets easier please tell me it does!

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FthisS Fri 03-Jan-20 16:38:10

Day 4 I've had one shake so far. I'm only doing 3 shakes a day (exante vegan) but I'm adding a spoon of powdered peanut butter to the shakes (about 5g carb and 50cals) so works out the same as 4 shakes really, but it makes the 3 I'm having extra filling and very thick.

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LajesticVantrashell Fri 03-Jan-20 16:43:50

Yep. You just have to get through the first week, honestly. I've lost 2 stone on Exante and am getting straight back on it on Monday. Best of lunch.

LajesticVantrashell Fri 03-Jan-20 16:44:09

Sorry, luck, not lunch!!!

DoraleeRhodes Fri 03-Jan-20 19:08:41

Day 2 here. Struggling with the hunger a bit but know I just need to power through the next few days then it’ll feel a bit easier. Busy weekend ahead which will help distract me!

autumnnightsaredrawingin Fri 03-Jan-20 19:16:03

Back on exante for me too. Day 3 today and all good. Good luck everyone!

FthisS Fri 03-Jan-20 20:18:27

I'm feeling pretty much ok right now. I've followed the #vlcd on instagram which is very motivational.

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Vic537 Sat 04-Jan-20 10:26:16

Hi all. Day 3 here - of a 12 week programme. Evenings are tricky. I’m still working out what daily routine works best for me.

S:94.8kg (BMI: 39.4); C:93.7kg (BMI: 39); G:50kg; D3 Loss:1.1kg

FthisS Sat 04-Jan-20 11:05:43

Evenings are hard for me too, I'm also struggling to sleep I thought I would be completely exhausted but I'm really full of energy and can't nod off. I'm still doing the hypnotic gastric band.

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