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WellTidy · 16/07/2016 21:26

Until we got a beach holiday. I am a stone overweight, and have a huge tummy. I know that wonders cannot be worked in a week, and I need to overhaul my eating completely. But what can I do in a week that will help? No childcare or time really to do much exercise but I will probably manage an exercise dvd a couple of times.

But, as for eating. What would be best? No carbs or sugar, and plenty of protein and veg?

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TheCunkOfPhilomena · 16/07/2016 21:39

I really rate the blood sugar diet, I found the first few days extremely difficult but that's a reflection on how much I relied on sugar! It reads a lot tougher than it is, 800 cals a day means quite a lot when you've removed sugar and carbs (well, drastically reduced them!). Focus on the fun you're going to have on holiday though, diet or no diet!

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TheCunkOfPhilomena · 16/07/2016 21:40

Oh, the average weight loss on this is 14kg in the 8 weeks. I lost just over 3kgs in 5 days!

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Namechangenurseryconcerns · 16/07/2016 21:50

I did over half a stone in a week last year on a diet of tuna, apples and fizzy water.
It did make me ill though-picked up a stomach bug and then lost another 3 lbs!

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WellTidy · 16/07/2016 22:02

Tuna, apples and fizzy water?! What made you decide on those three things, and how much of each did you consume?! Genuinely interested, really. I've done what I thought was a hardcore diet for quick weight loss in the past (bivouacs didn't work) that involved very limited dairy, fish, lean meat, raw and cooked veg, and apples and berry fruits.

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WellTidy · 16/07/2016 22:04

I've read about the blood sugar diet in the past. I would like to give it a go, but I've left it too late to give it a decent stretch of time. I will come back to it I think. Congrats on your weight loss.

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Namechangenurseryconcerns · 16/07/2016 22:12

Grin it was mainly just easy things to eat as the more I faff about with preparation the more hungry I get. I had eggs too actually so it was 2 eggs for breakfast, fizzy water and apple at lunch, fizzy water and tuna at dinner and early bed.
I wouldn't recommend it really!

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justdontevenfuckingstart · 16/07/2016 22:22

Chemical diet. I did this a few years ago, lost 11lbs in a week and it gave me the push to lose a lot more. I was very big tho. Wouldn't recommend it really but worked for me as a hard crash.
Personally I don't think it's got owt to do with chemicals is just low calorie but I found it good to have a plan to follow.

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StewardsEnquiry · 16/07/2016 22:38

Boiled eggs, grapefruit and black coffee for a week. Do it do it do it!

I plan to have a week of this when I come back from holiday to drop the half stone I will have gained... Grin

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WellTidy · 16/07/2016 22:43

I hate eggs, sorry. Quite like coffe and grapefruit with a tonne of sugar though. I like them in pancakes, cakes, meringues etc, but couldn't eat one unless it was part of a sweet dish.

What is a chemical diet? I am intrigued!

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Twinklestar2 · 17/07/2016 22:56

I'm going to a wedding next Saturday and I'm fatter than I'd like to be! Maybe we could buddy up? Share menus / tips etc?

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WellTidy · 18/07/2016 08:40

I don't know if I will be a positive influence Twinkle as I exchanged my nectar points for one of the two pizzas In Pizza Express deals yesterday, which DH and the DC and I shared, but I also had garlic bread, pudding and an Irish coffee for good measure.

I have started afresh today. I am going hardcore. No sugar or carbs. I know its still very very early in the day, but I am on track! Its my tummy that I would like to reduce more than anything at this late stage.

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Coconutty · 18/07/2016 08:43

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Twinklestar2 · 18/07/2016 08:47

Good luck on your soup diet!

I'm just going to try and eat healthy and follow slimming world. I didn't weigh this morning, didn't want to depress myself.

Had Aldi special K and skimmed for breakfast with a machine coffee.

Got chicken salad for lunch.

Lamb roast and veg for dinner. I think I may skip the potatoes.

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Twinklestar2 · 18/07/2016 16:09

How is everyone getting on today?

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Whatthequack · 18/07/2016 16:23

I've a job interview in two weeks, and I'd like to try and lose as much as I can. I've had French toast for breakfast so I might just have an apple for dinner to balance it out. I'm also taking multivitamins and fish oil so hopefully my energy levels don't plummet.

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Coconutty · 18/07/2016 18:34

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Twinklestar2 · 18/07/2016 22:29

Eeek coconutty! Better luck tomorrow Smile

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