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    Starting advice

    Hello everyone!

    Before you started with your Exante products, did you cut down on calories/carbs for a few days before or did you just start after a "normal" day of eating. My starter pack arrived the other day (yay!) so was going to start today but not sure if I should try to cut down on food before I officially start.

    Thanks!

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    Start Weight: 12st3lb
    Current Weight: 11st5lb
    Goal Weight: 9st7lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.3
    Current BMI: 27.3
    Goal BMI: 22.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st12lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st12lb
    % Lost 7.02%
    I would just start today. I never cut down before I started. Tbh I think the very first time I probably had a final "pig out" the day before starting!

    Good luck and welcome xx


    Originally 12 stones 8 lbs
    Re-Starting Weight 12 stones 3lbs
    Week 1 loss - 6lbs
    Week 2 loss - 1lb
    Week 3 loss - 2lbs
    ​Week 4 loss - 1lb
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    Focus on the individual steps you need to take to achieve your goals, rather than worrying about the entire journey.






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    Start BMI: 36.3
    Current BMI: 23.8
    Goal BMI: 23


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 5st10lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st5lb
    % Lost 34.48%
    I just went for it. No prep or anything. Had my final naughty meal night before then straight into 3 packs a day. It may just been you take an extra day to get into ketosis but people differ with that anyways!
    Good luck :-)
    i started at 16st8lbs ( eeeeek!! ) at the beginning of march. I've lost 80lbs so far and i'm on stage 3 1000cal programme hoping to lose another 5lbs and to maintain from there.

    Goal- 10st7

    I weigh in on a wednesday evening at 6.15pm

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    Statistics:
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    Weight to Lose: 5kg
    % Lost 12.35%
    Thanks for the advice & good wishes. Decided just to start today :-)
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    Fat girls don't get NHS funded IVF.....get a grip Kelly!

    Goal 1 - stick to diet for 1 FULL week
    Goal 2 - get under 15 stone 02/05/14
    Goal 3 - lose 6 lbs 23/05/2014
    Goal 4 - half way target
    Goal 5 - target reached! 22/08/14

    New target! 75kg by 04/11/124

    Goal 1 - Stay under 85kg without yo-yo-ing!
    Goal 2 - 80kg
    Goal 3 - Stay under 80kg without yo-yo-ing!
    Goal 4 - 75kg

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    Goal Date: 2015


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    Current BMI: 45.5
    Goal BMI: 22.7


    Statistics:
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    Weight to Lose: 8st5lb
    % Lost 13.7%
    Good luck



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    Did any of you ladies get any side effects when not cutting down carbs/ sugars before starting?

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    Diet: Weightwatchers
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    Start Date: 14/07/2014
    Start Weight: 16st8lb
    Current Weight: 16st2.5lb
    Goal Weight: 12st7lb
    Goal Date: June 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 36.3
    Current BMI: 35.5
    Goal BMI: 27.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st5.5lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st9.5lb
    % Lost 2.37%
    Slight headache but that went quite quickly
    Start weight 16st 08lb July 14th 2014

    Mini Goals

    Week1: -5.5lb
    Week2:
    Week3:
    Week4:

    1st Goal: To stick with the diet for at least 1 week - Done

    2nd Goal: Get to15st 7lb -
    3rd Goal: Get to 15st -
    4th Goal: Get to 14st 7lb
    5th Goal: Get to 14st
    6th Goal: Get to 13st 7lb
    7th Goal: Get to 13st
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    Start Weight: 14st5.2lb
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    Goal Weight: 9st7lb
    Goal Date: 03/2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.6
    Current BMI: 33.1
    Goal BMI: 23.6


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st0.3lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st11.9lb
    % Lost 7.11%
    I got headache and a bit of a bellyache but I was already suffering with similar symptoms before I even started so wasn't concerned.

    SW: 14st 10lb (02/05/2014) Restart Weight - 14st 5.2lbs (30/09/2014)

    Week 1 - (-9lb)

    Week 2 - (-3.7lb)

    Week 3 -

    Week 4 -

    Week 5 -
    Week 6 -
    Week 7 -
    Week 8 -
    Week 9 -
    Week 10 -
    Week 11 -
    Week 12 -

    Mini Goals

    Mini goal 1 - to have lost a total of 2st 7lb by end of December. (11st 12lbs)

    Mini goal 2 - to have lost a total of 3st for my 100 day challenge (11st 5lbs)

    Mini goal 3 - to fit into a size 14 dress/jeans (I don't know weight I would be for this to happen)


    Mini goal 4 - to have lost a total of 4st by end of February (10st 5lbs)

    Mini goal 5 - to have lost a total of 4st 7lbs by future sister in law's hen do 20/03/2015 (9st 12lbs)


    Mini goal 6 - to have lost a total of 5st 5lbs by brother's wedding 17/05/2015 (9st)

    Mini goal 7 - to have maintained weight between 9st-9st 10lbs for 1 year wedding anniversary 06/06/2015


    Mini goal 8 - to have maintained weight loss and be at no more than 9st 7lb for graduation October 2015.

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    Good luck

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    Goal Date: 04/11/2014


    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 30.2
    Goal BMI: 28.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 12kg
    Weight to Lose: 5kg
    % Lost 12.35%
    Started but then failed on Monday My friend gets married on Saturday so think will wait until it's over before trying again. Won some shakes on eBay so have extra supplies :-)
    Fat girls don't get NHS funded IVF.....get a grip Kelly!

    Goal 1 - stick to diet for 1 FULL week
    Goal 2 - get under 15 stone 02/05/14
    Goal 3 - lose 6 lbs 23/05/2014
    Goal 4 - half way target
    Goal 5 - target reached! 22/08/14

    New target! 75kg by 04/11/124

    Goal 1 - Stay under 85kg without yo-yo-ing!
    Goal 2 - 80kg
    Goal 3 - Stay under 80kg without yo-yo-ing!
    Goal 4 - 75kg

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    Start Weight: 14st5.2lb
    Current Weight: 13st4.9lb
    Goal Weight: 9st7lb
    Goal Date: 03/2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.6
    Current BMI: 33.1
    Goal BMI: 23.6


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st0.3lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st11.9lb
    % Lost 7.11%
    Don't be disheartened! Sometimes it can take a few attempts before you get going! Keep positive and be ready for a fresh start next week
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    SW: 14st 10lb (02/05/2014) Restart Weight - 14st 5.2lbs (30/09/2014)

    Week 1 - (-9lb)

    Week 2 - (-3.7lb)

    Week 3 -

    Week 4 -

    Week 5 -
    Week 6 -
    Week 7 -
    Week 8 -
    Week 9 -
    Week 10 -
    Week 11 -
    Week 12 -

    Mini Goals

    Mini goal 1 - to have lost a total of 2st 7lb by end of December. (11st 12lbs)

    Mini goal 2 - to have lost a total of 3st for my 100 day challenge (11st 5lbs)

    Mini goal 3 - to fit into a size 14 dress/jeans (I don't know weight I would be for this to happen)


    Mini goal 4 - to have lost a total of 4st by end of February (10st 5lbs)

    Mini goal 5 - to have lost a total of 4st 7lbs by future sister in law's hen do 20/03/2015 (9st 12lbs)


    Mini goal 6 - to have lost a total of 5st 5lbs by brother's wedding 17/05/2015 (9st)

    Mini goal 7 - to have maintained weight between 9st-9st 10lbs for 1 year wedding anniversary 06/06/2015


    Mini goal 8 - to have maintained weight loss and be at no more than 9st 7lb for graduation October 2015.

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    Current Weight: 85kg
    Goal Weight: 80kg
    Goal Date: 04/11/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34.5
    Current BMI: 30.2
    Goal BMI: 28.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 12kg
    Weight to Lose: 5kg
    % Lost 12.35%
    Thanks!





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