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    Default Question for those who have done optifast?

    Did you drink just 3 shakes a day plus the veg?
    Or did your doctor recommend you have extra shakes?
    Im trying to work out why in America they are on 800-900 cals on optifast but if you follow the Australian one it's only 450cals plus veg which is close to nothing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janesmum123 View Post
    Did you drink just 3 shakes a day plus the veg?
    Or did your doctor recommend you have extra shakes?
    Im trying to work out why in America they are on 800-900 cals on optifast but if you follow the Australian one it's only 450cals plus veg which is close to nothing.
    I just did shakes, lost 30kg in a few months!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Thermolicious View Post
    I just did shakes, lost 30kg in a few months!
    But did you just have 3 shakes and those veg? Nothing else for months?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Janesmum123 View Post
    But did you just have 3 shakes and those veg? Nothing else for months?
    I ate randomly and normally made myself vomit it up..fun times

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    I did just shakes for 5 weeks and lost 8 kilos I'm trying to get back into them because I felt fantastic.
    The first week is the hardest, heaps easier after that. And make sure you keep up your fluids.

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    Oh how I loathe optifast... I had to do it for two weeks pre-surgery. I couldn't stick to it properly. I had a little bit of pumpkin and a small piece of chicken breast for dinner each night with my veggie allowance, and had shakes or bars for breakfast and lunch.

    Even with doing it that way, I still lost 7.6kgs in two weeks! If only I could stand the taste of it now...

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    I did some weeks on just shakes (lost the most) and some weeks with veg.

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    Honest to God I don't know how you guys do it.
    I feel like Im dying. My head feels like its splitting in two, Im dizzy all the time, I have no energy. Today I thought I was going to pass out literally!
    I don't care about hunger, I'm not craving food, I just feel so sick it's terrible

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    That is normal for the first 3 days. It is absolute hell after that it is great.

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    I hope thats what happens I can't do another day like this.


 

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