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Thu 21-Jun-12
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danast
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wave  That is fantastic Rob.  welldone  Hope I do as well come Sunday morning weigh in.   ( actually I have had a sneaky look and I am doing well already)  No headache at all on Day 3, but yes up twice in the night again.   

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Thu 21-Jun-12
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wave  Sorry Aly.  Meant to say I shall be thinking of you tomorrow and wishing you well.  You know you will be fine.  big_hug

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Thu 21-Jun-12
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Thanks, quiet day planned!

Trying to enjoy life as it is

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Thu 21-Jun-12
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Well done Rob!  That is a good achievement.

I'll try that again!

Thu 21-Jun-12
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Aly said:

Thanks, quiet day planned!

Best way to approach it.  Best of luck!

Fri 22-Jun-12
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Ok so far. Made up the quinoa and veg, divided into 4 dishes and had one for lunch. Very tasty and filling. Will do the same with the veg stew later so that I have plenty of meals on hand. It will be fish and salad for dinner. Tonight it is Tuna. I know it will be easier if I stick to the same things for these first 5 days. I am drinking lots of water and so far the headache is bearable. This is my first day totally without coffee. I think it helped to have reduced it over the last week.

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Fri 22-Jun-12
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Bravo for you Aly.....I hope the day is a good one for you & you have a successful Phase 1. I just wish I hadn't been struck down by this wretched bug. I so wanted to start with someone else. However I am still off ordinary tea & coffee & have cut back to only an occasional glass of wine & am drinking lots of water. I reckon I have lost a lot of weight from having the bug as my trousers keep slipping right down. 

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Fri 22-Jun-12
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A head start for you then Hattie! big_laugh

I'll try that again!

Fri 22-Jun-12
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Hmmm!......I would much rather have started the diet......by far !?

 

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from Les Miserables

Fri 22-Jun-12
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I can understand your reasoning for that!  big_hug

I'll try that again!

Fri 22-Jun-12
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I started cutting down over a week ago and weighed this morning. I am already down but will measure it from today. The hardest bit for me is not having bread but I know I can re introduce it before long. I keep telling myself as the book does it is only 5 days on such a limited diet, and day 1 is nearly done!

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Fri 22-Jun-12
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I would be interested to know how all of you on the Harcombe diet are finding it in say six months time- will it be easy to stick to or not- I would like to lose some weight myself, but want something that will be second nature to maintain, so interested in the outcome.

I can no longer lose weight in the same way as i did when training for the London Marathon many years ago, when despite eating loads of food, the weight fell off me. I was actually under 10 stones and at 5'10" I certainly looked nice and slim smile

Unfortunately knackered my left knee after that so cannot run any distance any more.frown

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Fri 22-Jun-12
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This is meant to be a diet for life. As it uses no processed foods it suits me. You are allowed cheats but I think once you have become used to chemical free real food it would make you feel rough. At the moment I cannot think I would never eat another mars bar for instance but knowing nothing is actually banned helps. Usually with me it is the idea that I cannot have something that makes me want it. So far I have gone over a week with no snacks which is unheard of. I decided to get rid of coffee and snacking before phase 1 and have actually lost a bit already. We wil keep you posted with how we do.

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Fri 22-Jun-12
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Thanks Aly- we don't eat much processed food now, so I was pondering how big a difference it would make, that's why I am interested in the outcome.

 Are we having fun yet? I am!

Fri 22-Jun-12
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My hubby used to run quite a lot and was really slim before knackering his knee and it was then that he took up cycling. As long as his bike is set up right it doesn't affect his knee and he is still disgustingly slim and eats me out of house and home doh. I am sure I put on any weight he loses, it must fly around the ether and hit mebig_laugh

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