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    Quote Originally Posted by 3bubbys View Post
    Hi ladies, mind if I join in. I've been reading along and now been following the 5:2 diet for 2 weeks now and my weigh has gone up!!
    I started at 59.1 and this morning I'm over 60kgs. I'm really strict on fast days, I don't really calculate calories on feast days but don't generally go overboard.

    Can anyone think of why the scales would be going up?? I know I don't have much to lose but I didn't expect to gain weight

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    Have you started exercising as well?
    There is a link on the fast diet uk site talking about how exercise can mask weight or mass loss.
    Measure in cms instead and see how you go.

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    Quote Originally Posted by moongazer View Post
    Have you started exercising as well?
    There is a link on the fast diet uk site talking about how exercise can mask weight or mass loss.
    Measure in cms instead and see how you go.
    No I haven't been excercising, maybe I should. Thank you, I should take measurements bug I'm always so focused on the scales.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3bubbys View Post
    Hi ladies, mind if I join in. I've been reading along and now been following the 5:2 diet for 2 weeks now and my weigh has gone up!!
    I started at 59.1 and this morning I'm over 60kgs. I'm really strict on fast days, I don't really calculate calories on feast days but don't generally go overboard.

    Can anyone think of why the scales would be going up?? I know I don't have much to lose but I didn't expect to gain weight

    Please help
    How much calories do you eat on non fasting days?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    How much calories do you eat on non fasting days?
    I really have no idea, but I haven't been going crazy so I thought I'd be ok, maybe I'm eating too much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3bubbys View Post
    I really have no idea, but I haven't been going crazy so I thought I'd be ok, maybe I'm eating too much.
    No if you haven't go crazy bingy you'd be under your calorie requirement for the week.
    Were are you in your cycle? I put up to 2-2.5 kg worth of water before AF is due...!

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    Quote Originally Posted by ExcuseMyFrench View Post
    No if you haven't go crazy bingy you'd be under your calorie requirement for the week.
    Were are you in your cycle? I put up to 2-2.5 kg worth of water before AF is due...!
    AF is due at the end of the week!

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    Quote Originally Posted by 3bubbys View Post
    AF is due at the end of the week!
    Here you go!!
    Try and weigh again a few days after AF has arrived and you should get a pleasant surprise

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    My doctor recommended this sort of but called it the HCG diet? Lol and said I needed nasal spray too.....

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    From a scientific point of view, is it bad if I go over by 60 calories.
    Ds1&2 just had fruit salad and I didn't want to waste the last bit.
    Also I still want to eat what I've planned for dinner (I've also reduced the amount!)

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    Quote Originally Posted by 2BlueBirds View Post
    From a scientific point of view, is it bad if I go over by 60 calories.
    Ds1&2 just had fruit salad and I didn't want to waste the last bit.
    Also I still want to eat what I've planned for dinner (I've also reduced the amount!)
    I couldn't imagine so. It's only 60 cals so overall your calorie consumption will still be down for the week which is the concept this diet works on. It was fruit too, so healthy calories. I certainly wouldn't stress over it.

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