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    5 Days in...

    I'm a 38 year old male and approx 23st and 6"5.. (Am I the only man here )

    thought i I would give Exante a go and must say I like the taste of all of it..
    Started on Monday, so just had my 5th dinner.. I have properly stuck to the 3 meals but the only thing I can't stop is having a cuppa tea.. But only use skimmed milk and a sweetener..

    I also combine this with a good 30 mins fast paced walk with the dog in the evening.. must be in ketosis as always freezing cold, but don't seem to be losing any weight? Should I have lost any by now and what are the averages I could lose? I'm on the TS for the full 3 weeks...

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    Hi and welcome, you're not the only man, there are a few scattered about, Mr Determined and Chris to name a couple.

    Well done on sticking to it but if I were you I'd try and do without the milk in your tea, could you have it black or peppermint tea or black coffee?

    Women are meant to lose about a stone a month and very sadly for us men tend to lose a lot more (so unfair ) - stick with it and the weight will fall off you......and do yourself a favour and stay away from the scales apart from weigh day!

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    Cheers for that, will have tea without the milk

    also so have a bit of an issue.. Need to go for a dinner with a customer on Monday in a restaurant.. The only thing they could offer me is a piece of steamed salmon and lettuce, tomato and carrot

    is this going to ruin my week? Bit worried about it..

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    Can you go and just not eat? I've used toothache a few times in the past as people tend to be sympathetic about that - if not then as long as it's low carb you should hopefully be ok.....but no business boozes allowed!

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    It's the type of customer who I can't really not have anything with, so thought I would ask them for a dry fish with no sauces or anything and just the salad..

    Don't drink alcohol, so that's fine

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    I'm sure someone will be along who can advise better then me, I've never done adding food, I'm always angelically good or bl00dy awful, never seem to do the inbetween bit!

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    Cheers for that will prob eat a little of it and make it last all evening and pretend to eat it
    as I also want to give my all on this

    is it true I can only do this for 3 weeks at a time?

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    They recommend that you only do 3 weeks and eat on the 4th week as it's not a supervised diet and you don't have to have doctors approval, but some people, me included, just carry on with just packs and don't have a food week.

    I'm coming to the end of week 4 now and am not planning on stopping for a lot of weeks yet!

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    Just ordered my next box, a 4 week pack.. So when my current first week is done, I will be able to continue for another 4 weeks... Don't feel hungry, but coming down with a cold.. (Man flu lol) don't feel good ATM, but not giving up on the diet...

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    Sorry you're poorly

    ......glad the motivation is good though, well done!

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    Well done Quassi on sticking with it - man flu? Yowser you must almost be on deaths door

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    Lol... Bought some of that marigold bouillon and it's helping me through the flu... Lol...

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    I love that stuff!

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    Tastes like I'm cheating on the diet...

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    Having a bit of a tough time. Full of cold and feel miserable because of it.. Just fancy a nice sandwich lol.. But have got past that stage and just had my carbonara for dinner.. While the family tucked into chicken, veg and potatoes

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