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    Thinking I might have to try this..

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    Subbing for down the track when I'm a) not pregnant and b) not breastfeeding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Goblin Queen View Post
    Subbing for down the track when I'm a) not pregnant and b) not breastfeeding.
    absolutely, if you need it then. Not good for a body supporting baby.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Blackdomino1 View Post
    Down another 2kg to a total of 8kg down. Amazing that this includes the usual Christmas face stuffing!
    How are you going now? Do you still do the fasting?

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    Yes still doing it. Now down 13 kg in total. Have gone back to the gym and am buffing up!

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    I'm thinking of starting this now I've stopped BFing. I don't eat eggs though. What else do people find make a satisfying breakfast/lunch?

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    I'm thinking about giving this a go too to get rid of a pesky last couple of kg's. Is the only 'rule' to stick to 500 cal 2 days per week? Are there any other restrictions with the non-fasting days? (I don't want to have to count cals everyday). I eat fairly healthily normally, but find to lose any weight I need to really be strict, which I end up giving up on after a few weeks - or 1 little blow out and I gain back what it took me 2 weeks to lose.

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    Congrats on all who have lost weight and also those giving it a go!! Would love to start this but wanted to ask how does everyone count the calories in their 2 days is there an app or something I can use???

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    For a non egg breakfast I have a mini protein bar (swisse).
    A great app is my fitness pal. Even has a bar code scanner.
    Rules are 2 non consecutive days. 500 cal from waking up until going to bed. I find if I have a particularly bad week food wise I might do a third day the next week to balance it out. Lots of info out there if you search 5:2.

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    I just started this today.
    Yes, I agree. There is meant to be no calorie restriction on your feast days.

    This morning I had weetbix with 1/4 cup milk. Lunchtime I will have 1 carrot with 10g skinny hommus. Tonight I will have a Michelle bridges meal which comes in at 300cal.
    I've had a heavy exercise session which has actually burnt up more calories than I am allowed today.
    So far so good.

    Thing to remember is hunger pangs come and go.


 
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