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    Yes, I only fast 2 seperate days a week the other days I dont restrict my calories at all and I drink plenty of water.

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    You need to keep metabolism going for long term weight loss. small meals or snacks regularly

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose&Aurelia View Post
    I'm doing it all wrong then. Ive been using my fitness pal and trying to keep to 1200/day plus exercise 3-4 times a week. I honestly thought I would lose weight fairly easily (aiming for 15kg this year) but so far only lost 2.5kg in 6wks.

    I gained 3kg when on 1500/day for a month so dropped it.

    wifey of hubby who is always away. mother of two girls who are always amusing.
    Yep your not eating enough.
    What's a days worth of meals look like?


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    Quote Originally Posted by Rose&Aurelia View Post
    I'm doing it all wrong then. Ive been using my fitness pal and trying to keep to 1200/day plus exercise 3-4 times a week. I honestly thought I would lose weight fairly easily (aiming for 15kg this year) but so far only lost 2.5kg in 6wks.

    I gained 3kg when on 1500/day for a month so dropped it.

    wifey of hubby who is always away. mother of two girls who are always amusing.
    Have you taken your measurements? I have found that when I have been trying to lose weight that tje actual weight doesnt always drop but I lose CM's. I aim for 1200 calories a day but I also cant do anymore exercise than just walking as I have a bad knee injury that requires surgery.

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    Yes scales can be very deceiving.
    For eg
    ImageUploadedByThe Bub Hub1393896249.705977.jpg
    That is only 3kg difference in weight but I lost a lot of cm's.

    Measurements and pictures are the best way to go.


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    Quote Originally Posted by lilypily View Post
    I started eating high fat and only whole foods, no processed foods and the weight fell off. Restricting cal is very dangerous.
    This is what we are working up to doing. I couldn't increase the fat all at once as I started getting nausea. So we are doing one product a week, this week it is sour cream and cheeses. Next week it will be milk (the big one), and we are using coconut oil in cooking and butter etc.

    Can I ask what you eat for breakfast as I am struggling and the smell of eggs is making me ill!! From what i have read it is important to start your day with protein and fat

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    I have a whole baby coconut for breakfast. I drink the water then eat the flesh out. They are about 3$ each you can get them on special. It's so refreshing, good fats and keep me full till lunch

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    Oh and bubble and squeek. Butter load everything. Especially veggies

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    Quote Originally Posted by lexim View Post
    Yep your not eating enough.
    What's a days worth of meals look like?


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    Brekky - 2 boiled eggs or 2 Weetbix with milk or yoghurt with muesli
    morning tea - 1 piece fruit and 100gm yoghurt or homemade muffin/scroll
    Lunch - curry/rice or pasta etc usually leftovers.
    Afternoon tea - banana
    Dinner- salad with fish/meat or curry/Indian flat bread or soup etc. Normal dinners.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lilypily View Post
    Oh and bubble and squeek. Butter load everything. Especially veggies

    How are u not gaininh weight having fats like that? So sugar is the culprit not fats? So confusing!


 

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