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Mothernature Tue 18-Jan-05 10:35:47

Whos done it?, whos doing it?, did it / does it work?

miam Tue 18-Jan-05 10:39:21

Done it and lost 2 stone. It worked fabulously for a while then I got completely stuck. Have changed to food combining and the weight is coming off again. I couldnt stay on Atkins for life though....

Mothernature Tue 18-Jan-05 10:40:44

Is it true about making your breath smell??

littlemissbossy Tue 18-Jan-05 10:42:30

I tried it last year, yes it works, the weight comes off but I gave in eventually due to permanently bad headache. I'm now just on a healthy eating/low fat plan and the weight is coming off slowly

miam Tue 18-Jan-05 11:08:34

Erm, initially your breath gets a bit smelly - but it wears off. At least I think so.....

miam Tue 18-Jan-05 11:08:35

Erm, initially your breath gets a bit smelly - but it wears off. At least I think so.....

Mothernature Tue 18-Jan-05 11:10:50

am doing ceral challenge at moment, but doesn't seem to be doing anything for so think will wait until 2 weeks up on this and try the Atkins diet...must make note to buy breath mints...

miam Tue 18-Jan-05 11:15:58

lol and stock up on flax seeds too....

Mothernature Tue 18-Jan-05 21:12:20

bump for the night shift..

grumpyfrumpy Wed 19-Jan-05 13:12:51

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Distracted Wed 26-Jan-05 09:43:21

I just did the 2 week induction phase a year or so ago and lost half a stone during just those 2 weeks. I'm thinking of doing it again just to give my diet a quick start, but wouldn't do it long term.

I did plan to do it longer, but we ate out a lot and had guests and it was just too difficult, so switched just to a general low fat diet afterwards and did take me another couple of months to lose another 1/4 stone.

I had a terrible headache for the first few days and felt permanently mildly nauseous for 2 days as well. Didn't help stop me eating though, it was a bit like mild morning sickness, the type of sickness where you know you need to eat to keep it at bay, but it puts you off a lot of foods and the last thing you really feel like eating are the Atkins meaty fatty foods!

Was worth it though!

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