2nd day on SS Cambridge Diet feeling SO sick and exhausted is this normal?

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  1. Melissajade321

    Melissajade321 New Member

    Hi new to this, I've just started the cambridge diet SS. I started yesterday and got through the day ok however today has been horrible. I feel so sick and have no energy! Is this normal? I've been reading threads and people are saying it will get better! But when? I really am giving this diet 100% and don't want to give up so early! Anyone else felt like this and when did things start to get better? Also does anyone know when I will be in ketosis and how do you know if you are? Thanks in advance!




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  3. Cambridgefan

    Cambridgefan Full Member

    Goal Weight:
    9st12lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge weight plan
    You'll be fine. Water, black coffee, distraction techniques, spend ages doing your nails, go for a walk, go to bed if you can- seriously, this will pass in a few days. I PROMISE you are going to be well in the swing of things by next week. Keep going!!!! X
     
  4. pamoke

    pamoke Member

    I am on day 4 and I felt the same way the first three days. I learnt to distract myself and day 4 was smooth I must say
     
  5. CallieF

    CallieF Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st2.0lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st5.0lb
    I've done ss+ before and found that the first three days were the hardest...think it gets a bit easier after that.....
     
  6. coggers

    coggers Full Member

    Start Weight:
    11st10.0lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st6.0lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge Diet
    Hi, I couldn't function on day 2, I was such a mess and questioning if it was worth it. IT IS! I lost 11lbs that week, chin up.
     
  7. Jo1989

    Jo1989 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    14st6lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st2lb
    Lost(%):
    2st5lb(16.34%)
    Diet:
    Maintaining with 6:1
    Its totally normal and totally worth it! Today (day 3 for me) started off horrific but powered through and the ketostix say I'm now in ketosis so I'm kind of glad of feeling awful ha! Starting to feel better now. Hope you powered through!
     
  8. stacey_x01

    stacey_x01 Member

    Hi I'm on day 2 aswell today and was hard yesterday but I went for a jog and it made me feel so much better and took the wee bit of hunger away had xx
     
  9. cwp2014

    cwp2014 Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st0lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge weight plan
    I'm on day 4 today and have found it really hard!

    Not hard enough to give up though. I think finding it tough was just a known factor for me. I knew it would be hard, it IS really hard, but results will be worth it, so I crack on!!

    It's great to hear other peoples symptoms as it reassures me that it's normal....initially at least! I felt sick, dizzy, headaches, hunger pains.... But I do feel that each day it has been a smidge easier than the last.

    Keep going everyone! :)
     
  10. LizzRob

    LizzRob Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    15st0lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st7lb
    Lost(%):
    2st13lb(19.52%)
    Diet:
    5:2
    I had my shake and half a bar last night at 8, just had my weigh in and now I'm hitting the water. Not a hunger pang in sight! I'm on day 5. It does get better I promise you
     
  11. cwp2014

    cwp2014 Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st0lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge weight plan
    Yes I'm sure it will. We have a friends BBQ tomorrow....eeeek!! Unlikely to get better then...
     
  12. LizzRob

    LizzRob Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    15st0lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st7lb
    Lost(%):
    2st13lb(19.52%)
    Diet:
    5:2
    Just think of an outfit you want to wear, print screen, and put it as your screen saver on your phone. Every you want to eat, look at it. Eye on the prize.

    And if you really have to eat, plain chicken breast no skin! Good luck
     
  13. Jo1989

    Jo1989 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    14st6lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st2lb
    Lost(%):
    2st5lb(16.34%)
    Diet:
    Maintaining with 6:1
    If you can through that BBQ on your first week you can get through anything! The first time I sat and watched my boyfriend eat my very favourite supersize meal in McDonald's I could've cried but after I was so proud for resisting and at each event/meal that reminded me I could do it! Keep sticking and you'll def be in ketosis Sunday and from there everything gets easier.
     
  14. cwp2014

    cwp2014 Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st0lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge weight plan
    Thanks both! I'll be fine, I won't crack because much as it hunger hurts I'm in the zone. I'm all or nothing so if I crack I'll end up having two burgers, three sausages, 4 spicy chicken wigs and a rack of ribs....... (And I'm a vegetarian! Ha!) but seriously, being that I don't eat meat, I suppose a BBQ should be fine. Usually I take my own Quorn stuff around, now I'll take a shake! x
     
  15. LizzRob

    LizzRob Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    15st0lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st7lb
    Lost(%):
    2st13lb(19.52%)
    Diet:
    5:2
    I could polish that lot off happily lol
     
  16. Jo1989

    Jo1989 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    14st6lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st2lb
    Lost(%):
    2st5lb(16.34%)
    Diet:
    Maintaining with 6:1
    Ha same! Great approach cwp2014, with an attitude like that you'll have great success on the plan!
     
  17. cwp2014

    cwp2014 Full Member

    Start Weight:
    14st13lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st0lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge weight plan
    Thanks Jo :) great loss for you by the way!!
     
  18. Jo1989

    Jo1989 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    14st6lb
    Current Weight:
    12st1lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st2lb
    Lost(%):
    2st5lb(16.34%)
    Diet:
    Maintaining with 6:1
    Thanks. Let us know how you get on :) After today it'll all get easier and a few days down the line you'll be so glad you stuck at it!
     
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