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    J2's Diary...Again

    Back yet again for what I think is my third restart. Every other one has been short lived with the diary being abandoned after about a week. It's now make or break. I'm on the edge of doing irreversible damage and never ever losing the weight. I am now heavier than when I started the first time, my work uniform is tight and life is generally rubbish.

    Short Term Target: Lose 5 stone 4 pounds by Christmas
    Mid Term Target: Lose 8 stone 4 pounds
    Long Term Target: Lose 11 stone 4 pounds


    Philosophy:

    I don't believe in clean and green. Low carb food is naturally high in micro nutrients so as long as I hit RDAs of vitamins/minerals I don't care where they come from!


    Strategy:

    Maximum 1800 calories per day
    Minimum 100g protein
    Maximum 30g carbs per day (Occasionally I will go to 50g if I feel it is needed to avoid coming off the diet)


    Weigh in is on Monday morning each week. I don't know if anyone will ever read this...but time to get started.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J2BLUE View Post
    Back yet again for what I think is my third restart. Every other one has been short lived with the diary being abandoned after about a week. It's now make or break. I'm on the edge of doing irreversible damage and never ever losing the weight. I am now heavier than when I started the first time, my work uniform is tight and life is generally rubbish.

    Short Term Target: Lose 5 stone 4 pounds by Christmas
    Mid Term Target: Lose 8 stone 4 pounds
    Long Term Target: Lose 11 stone 4 pounds

    Philosophy:

    I don't believe in clean and green. Low carb food is naturally high in micro nutrients so as long as I hit RDAs of vitamins/minerals I don't care where they come from!

    Strategy:

    Maximum 1800 calories per day
    Minimum 100g protein
    Maximum 30g carbs per day (Occasionally I will go to 50g if I feel it is needed to avoid coming off the diet)

    Weigh in is on Monday morning each week. I don't know if anyone will ever read this...but time to get started.
    Hello!

    I wouldn't completely knock clean and green, I wasn't so sure at one point.... I think if you are losing as is stick to it, if not give it a go :-)

    Keep popping by, lots of lovely people here, very supportive :-)

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    Re: J2's Diary...Again

    We're reading J2, don't worry, and we're behind you 100%! Good luck!

    Do you think 5st weight loss by Christmas do-able tho, quite a lot to lose in 5 months, a stone a month (20 weeks left, 3.5 lb a week)?

    I'm don't mean to sound negative and that you can't do it, I believe the human spirit can achieve ANYTHING it sets it's heart out to do. But, I have recently changed my thinking to slow and steady which has given more confidence and assurance to go on (only 5 days in, mind).

    I'm just saying as I've set myself unachievable targets (over and over) and dropped out (over and over) when not been able to achieve it, even early on. I'm not saying that yours are unachievable, everyone is different, just something to consider?

    I wish you every bit of luck, sorry for the essay!
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    J2's Diary...Again

    Hi there J2, I'm sure you'll see some good losses. Don't know if you can try some clean green day - you never know you may like them x.

    Good luck on your journey x.
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    week 1 - 9.4

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    Hi James and welcome back

    I'm back on induction this week too so we can help each other out - along with everyone else - they are all so supportive.

    As Teeney says, don't knock clean and green altogether, Jim swears by that approach for his incredible weight loss - I guess try one thing and it doesn't work, maybe give C&G a go?

    All the best

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    Thanks for the replies all, forgot all about this thread...mainly because I haven't been sticking to it. Atkins that is, not a diet. I've lost a staggering 3 pounds. Which at my size is like taking a glass of water out of the ocean; but a journey starts with the first step and all that.

    I am absolutely sick of my life. I have a rubbish job wearing a uniform that is too tight. I have no social life, no girlfriend and quite honestly, right now, no hope. Not looking for sympathy so please don't give me any It's up to me to change. Right now...I wish I could bottle the utter frustration and anger I feel right now. If I could, I could stick to the diet easily until goal.

    Here we go, starting Atkins right now, will provide daily updates from now on. Menu plans and if you're especially unlucky, some daily thoughts which I will try and keep as expletive free as possible.

    Next weigh in Monday. Now off to go and kick something.
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    Re: J2's Diary...Again

    Well, hopefully you didn't hurt your foot or break the thing you kicked?!

    I know how you feel from the perspective of uniform being too tight and you are absolutely right, you, and only you, can change that fact!

    In my case, I honestly believed I had a food addiction, I just couldn't stop putting food in my mouth. Since ketosis has kicked in I feel better able to control my eating and no need for secret eating and binges. I can decline freshly prepared cakes and scones. I now sometimes don't finish what's on my plate.

    If you can get through that first week or so and hit ketosis, you'll be able to stick to it better and it'll give you the new start you need! Good luck! x
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    Quote Originally Posted by AtkinsFTW View Post
    Well, hopefully you didn't hurt your foot or break the thing you kicked?!

    I know how you feel from the perspective of uniform being too tight and you are absolutely right, you, and only you, can change that fact!

    In my case, I honestly believed I had a food addiction, I just couldn't stop putting food in my mouth. Since ketosis has kicked in I feel better able to control my eating and no need for secret eating and binges. I can decline freshly prepared cakes and scones. I now sometimes don't finish what's on my plate.

    If you can get through that first week or so and hit ketosis, you'll be able to stick to it better and it'll give you the new start you need! Good luck! x

    Didn't hurt my foot, thankfully cats are quite soft...joke, joke

    Thanks for the reply. Thankfully I slip in and out of ketosis quite easily. The first time I did Atkins, I took to it easily. Since I regained the weight I have struggled to maintain any diet but i'm quietly confident that it will be different this time. Got a lot of anger and frustration to hopefully fuel me to keep going.

    Today's menu:

    Food Kcals Protein Carbs Fat
    2x Cod Liver Oil Minis 9 0 0 1
    102g Cheddar 424 25.5 0.1 34
    2x Birds Eye Premium Quarter Pounders 460 36 4.6 34
    2x Processed Cheese Slices 110 5 3.2 8.6
    10g Tomato Ketchup and 6g Hot Dog Mustard 18 0.35 2.89 0.3
    2x Low Carb Pitas 120 12 8 4
    50g Pizza Sauce 21 0.5 4.1 0.2
    50g Mozzarella 146 11.1 1.4 10.5
    6 Pepperoni Slices 78 5.54 0.21 6.03
    3 Large Eggs, Boiled 267 22.8 0 19.5
    Various Drinks 50 0 5.5 0
    1703 118.79 30 118.13


    Few comments on the menu:

    1) It's cheese heavy, I realise that but cheese is extremely nutritious and I think Atkins only limits it because it is very calorie dense. Counting calories removes the issue as far as i'm concerned.
    2) I count calories because it is proven beyond all doubt (in my opinion) that calories do matter.
    3) There's a lack of veg but that will be changed. I need to go shopping but the Premier League starts today and a man has to prioritise.
    4) 2 mini cod liver oil capsules are less than 1g of fat which I have had counted as 9 kcals. I had these in my fridge and I thought for 9 kcals I might as well get a small hit of omega 3 and ensure 100% RDA of vitamins A and D.
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    Good to hear on the veg front, I've got a yummy broccoli and spinach bake that's really easy to make, if you want it - for a day when the Premier League isn't on, naturally

    Another good way to get your veg down is to make a green smoothie
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    Morning and welcome, you sound so focused and have really thought this through, if the going gets though at any time go back and read your first post and you will get your motivation back.
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    Thanks people

    Today's menu:

    Food Kcals Protein Carbs Fat
    2x Cod Liver Oil Minis 9 0 0 1
    100g Cheddar 416 25 0.1 34
    2x Birds Eye Premium Quarter Pounders 460 36 4.6 34
    2x Processed Cheese Slices 110 5 3.2 8.6
    10g Tomato Ketchup and 6g Hot Dog Mustard 18 0.35 2.89 0.3
    2x Low Carb Pitas 120 12 8 4
    50g Pizza Sauce 21 0.5 4.1 0.2
    50g Mozzarella 146 11.1 1.4 10.5
    12 Pepperoni Slices 155 11.08 0.42 12.06
    Sainsburys TTD Pastrami 146 25.9 1.2 4.08
    Various Drinks 50 0 4 0
    1651 126.93 29.91 108.74

    The salad and veg will start once i'm in ketosis...
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    I don't know where this sudden motivation has come from but i'm incredibly fired up at the moment. I just don't want to accept my life any more and i'm going to fight so hard to get to where I want to be. I can close my eyes and remember how it felt to be 18 stone down from 25 stone. I didn't realise it at the time but in hindsight I was 'there'. Obviously 18 stone isn't actually 'there' but it felt like it. My confidence increased, I could buy off the peg, I got a decent job and looking back at how I looked compared to now I could cry quite easily. I won't though...lol. I never knew what I had until it was gone. at 26 stone you feel like a beached whale. At 18 stone you just feel like a 'well built' man and i've always been able to carry a couple of extra stone.

    I have 1465 days until I am 30. I can't get to 30 and still be here, or worse, heavier. I just won't allow it. It's VERY ambitious but my target is to be 23 stone something by the time I go back to work after 9 days off on the 10th September. It's not unusual for people of my size to lose massive amounts in first few weeks and I will exercise heavily. Tomorrow I hope to be in 25s.

    The fight is on. I'm so sick of worrying about everything, about having every achievement in my mind being divided by 10 because i've never won this battle or having every mistake feel like it is magnified by 10 because i'm this size. I'm not doing it any more. I'm getting back to where I was and then i'm going on to claim everything i've ever wanted.

    Excuse my language but the thought of getting to 30 and not having achieved anything scares the living sh1t out of me.
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    Morning, great motivational post, you will do it.
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    Re: J2's Diary...Again

    Well, you certainly have the right attitude to achieve your goal, good luck, you can do it!
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    Week 1 : 9lb 6oz Week 2 : 4lb 8oz Week 3 :cheated
    Week 4 :
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    16st6st - 2st lost : 16st6st - 10% gone : 15st13st - 2st7lb lost : 15st10st - Under 100kg :
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    Thanks for listening to my ramblings I'm now 10.5 pounds down from when I began some sort of diet. Hoping that my losses will pick up now i'm fully on Atkins. Loving it so far. Officially in ketosis now as well

    Today:

    Food Kcals Protein Carbs Fat
    2x Cod Liver Oil Minis 9 0 0 1
    100g Cheddar 416 25 0.1 34
    2x Birds Eye Premium Quarter Pounders 460 36 4.6 34
    2x Processed Cheese Slices 110 5 3.2 8.6
    10g Tomato Ketchup and 6g Hot Dog Mustard 25 0.35 4 0.3
    Low Carb Pita 130 11 7 2.5
    Mini Cheese 83 5 0 6.8
    Low Carb Pita (different brand) 60 6 4 2
    20g Mayonnaise 145 0.2 0.3 15.82
    50g Bacon (Sainsburys ready cooked) 218 21.3 1.8 14
    20g Cheese 83 5 0 6.8
    Various Drinks 61 0 5 0
    1800 114.85 30 125.82


    You're going to see a lot of those burgers. Often I don't leave off until 6 and they are very quick and easy. I will make more effort to be a bit more adventurous on Sundays/days off.

    My menu is still cheese heavy but I don't really care. It provides great protein including casein which keeps you fuller longer and contains loads of vitamins and minerals. Today until 18.30 I had only 416 calories of cheese. Imagine if I had a croissant and jam. I'd have been hungry about 10am. This is definitely the diet for me.
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