2lb Gain

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  1. babybo77

    babybo77 Member

    I've been doing 5:2 for the past four weeks now. 1st week I lost 6lb, 2nd week I lost 1lb and 3rd week I lost a further 2lb.

    I've weighed myself this morning and I've gained 2lb this week.

    On my fasting days I never exceed 500 cals and in my opinion I don't overdo it on feast days. A typical feast day is as follows: Breakfast: Branflakes with semi skimmed milk, Lunch: Ham and salad sandwich with a packet of ww crisps, Dinner: Either pasta with a tomato based sauce or salmon, new pots and salad and I may have a ww cake bar in the evening with a cup of tea.

    I feel really disheartened today and was wondering if any of you guys have had the same happen to you?

    Any advice appreciated.

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  3. Twinrix

    Twinrix Full Member

    Don't panic and hang in there. Your weight will go up and down, but be sure it will drop over time. I have done this since July 2013 and have dropped 14.3lb. I see this as a long term commitment and for my future health as I'm not a sports fan (except in front of the TV set) and hate going to the gym. Consider to eat all 500 cal as a late lunch if you can.
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