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    HI, Day 3 Harcombe - anyone out there?

    Hello, this diet appears to be a lonely place to be.

    I'm on day 3 and it's going well. Even managed to swap the black tea for green with mint so far, tried camomile but not my thing.

    Finding Phase 1 pretty easy to deal with so far, but I live abroad in the middle of nowhere these days, so it's easy to live without processed junk. Still waiting for the cereal craving and evening munchies to get me, but ok so far. Saving the oats allowed for supper (just incase) had them on the first night, made with salt and some freshly ground cinnamon, quite nice.

    Annie x

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    Hi Annie..

    Whereabouts abroad in the middle of nowhere are you..?

    I found it lonely too, but did phase 1 with no problems. I cut green tea out too, it's not caffeine-free which is a shame, cos I drank it all the time before. I drank fruit infusions and Red Bush. I didn't lose much, about 2lbs but I was happy with that in 5 days cos I got to eat so much yummy food.
    After a wobble at the end of phase 1 (cos OH pressured me into believing that eating fat makes you fat so I really doubted if it could work and went back to SW for a couple of days) I'm now on phase 2 and loving it.
    I eat belly pork, pork scratchings, brie, mascarpone, chicken skin, bacon butties (with oopsie rolls), strawberries and cream - oh life is grand!
    I drew up a two week plan and shop ahead so now it just runs like clockwork. It's so funny seeing the looks people give me when they see my trolley is full of fatty stuffz - but I'm feeling great and expect to lose a couple of lbs a week.
    Drinkwise, I have the occasional decaff coffee which I add cream to, mostly I drink Red Bush.
    I don't have any carb meals, they are all fat meals - although I do have a kiwi fruit every morning and try to leave 20-40 minutes before eating my main breakfast after this. I find it's the only thing that keeps me regular (if you know what I mean).

    If there's anything you'd like help with, or just a general chit-chat, drop me a line :-)
    H. xx
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    Hi H,

    Thanks for the reply. Your eating list is making my mouth water I live in Estonia now, originally from Hull, East Yorkshire. When their is no snow on the ground, I can drive to the nearest small town on 10 minutes so I'm not too isolated. I is quite good, I can blast my music out and not bother anyone.

    I'm loving it so far, I was confused about the tea thing as it said herbal tea. Looked in the supermarket here and they are full of fruit teas (not my thing) and as you can't eat fruit on phase 1 I decided to leave the tea out too. I was surprised to find some decaf coffee as most Estonians would ask "what's the point"

    I saw on some other sites that people were stuck for things to eat on Phase 1????????? I just thought that maybe they were not used to cooking and lived on processed junk (I have 3 children, so have no choice). I love belly pork and have had it this week, fried in butter and I threw the veggies in the pan when they were ready too - delicious. Never thought about eating pork scratchings though - yummy I love them.

    I did WW after having my first child and my 2nd. It did work both times, but I always piled it back on during pregnancy - with my craving for cheap processed meat in the form of McDonalds and sausage rolls. So child no 3 is now 4 and I have gained weight. I had the most success with SW, way before having children, but then settled down and my husband and i stayed in, watching TV and eating far too many take aways and choc. No take aways here .

    As I can't help jumping on the scales (just to see) I did on the morning of day 2 - AMAZING result 5 lb down after one day (that's a lot of water gone then). I checked again this morning and am now 6 lb down and it's only day 4. So as of this morning, I am nearer 13st than 14st

    Thanks again for your reply, really great to hear from someone who is so positive about this diet.

    Annie x

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    Hi Annie..
    Sorry for the long delay in replying, I've been out and about due to the Easter holidays.
    Last night we had pork with mustard and cream (without the mushrooms though as I've cut them out completely) and it tasted fantastic! I did some courgette julienne strips and chucked them in too - empty plates all round.
    We're having roast beef today - can't wait for that.
    So pleased to hear about your fantastic loss - I'm staying away from the scales because I don't want to risk getting put off if I have had a gain while my body gets used to eating fat again. All I know is I feel fantastic!!

    Helen x
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