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Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by lighterme, 14 February 2008 Social URL.

  1. lighterme

    lighterme Full Member

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    Sorry about this everyone.:sigh:
    I always get the runs when I start this diet so was expecting this time as well, but I've never had it this bad before. Too scared to even go out !
    Already started this morning & I've not had a pack yet.
    I've always been a big black coffee drinker so I don't think its the coffee.
    I've lost 5 lbs so far this week & think all of that has come out of my arse !!! This is my 3rd day of this.
    Do you think it will pass if I continue with CD or should I come off it.
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  3. SoonToBeGorgeous

    SoonToBeGorgeous Loving the Cambridge Diet

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    Drink plenty of water before and after each shake.

    Split the shakes so that you have 6 instead of 3

    This is caused by the concentration of nutrients in the packs.

    Hope all goes well

  4. Hedgemag

    Hedgemag Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    It is not always the concentration of minerals it can be an intolerance to lactose. Have you tried the lactose free shakes.

    Also can you rule out the possibility of a tummy bug?
  5. sim94

    sim94 Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    Hi Lighterme,

    It could be the coffee. Coffee can cause a laxative affect.

    Coffee and health - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    STBG is right, the water should help also try spitting the packs.

    Hedgemag had a good point also. I orginally did the diet on the milk based shake, but when I returned to the diet some time later I had to swap to the Lactose3 because of the same problem. I notice while I was maintaning my weight loss I would get the runs when I had dairy based things.
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  6. lighterme

    lighterme Full Member

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    Thanks everyone.
    Don't think its the coffee or tummy bug.
    Going to split my packs to see if that works.
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