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    planning a day off - best way to do this

    Hi all,

    just wondering what the safest way is to plan to drink alcohol on this plan. I am planning a couple of glasses of wine this friday for a celebration but i want to do this safely and know i will need to not be inKetosis. So, do i stick to the 1000 plan for the day of friday, will this be ok, then back on plan on sat?

    would love to know your thoughts and experiences.

    thanks

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    I agree xx

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    i've gone off plan briefly for special occasions and have successfully had a small amount of alcohol following carbs and been fine.

    the key thing is to remember you can't have the quantity you would (food or drink) if you were completely off the diet. i would warn you that you may find that you get an upset stomach from eating food that your body isn't used to, so be extra careful with the quantity of carbs you have. also, i think the time between food makes a difference - so if you are eating later in the evening, have a product mid-afternoon so you've not bombarding an empty stomach with carbs.

    i have also done a few special occasions with no alcohol whatsoever, so either way can be done!

    a lot depends on how long you've been on the diet and how long you've got left to go. if you're several weeks in and have several weeks left, i think a small break can help you cope. if you're not far into the diet, a break may encourage you to give it up completely.
    start: 14st 11lb
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    wk1-12: -2st 8lb

    SS+ (100% except 1.5days off )
    wk13-20 (8wks): -1st 4lb
    total at wk20: -3st 12lb

    Step3 (1000) a whole lot of STS
    wk21-27 (7wks): -5lb
    total at wk27: -4st 3lb

    off-plan for hols
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    SS+
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    SS
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    wk41: +2lbs (98% + meal out)
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    off-plan
    wk44: STS

    1000cal (no CD)
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    wk46: 23/4/12

    total so far -4st 9lb
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    new goal: maintain and lose a few more inches!

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    good advice





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