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Am I doing something wrong???

#1
Hi All

Just had week 3 weigh in and lost 3.5pounds. Had 5 loss on week 1 and week 2 had 7 pounds.
I am a bit disapointed with loss to date - thought it would be more.
I have stuck to SS all the time and drank 2.5 - 3 L a day of water. I do put the berry flavour stuff in all litres as I find still plain water very bland. I am not doing any real excercise.

Have checked from time to time if i'm in ketosis and sometimes i'm not (I though it might be because I have just drunk a liter of water nearly all together and its diluting urine!! - could be wrong)

Any suggestions or help to speed up weight

Started at 18.10 (Now 17.8 and half)and am 5.9 in height
 
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Debz

Cambridge Counsellor
#2
Congratulations you've lost over a stone in 3 weeks. The average is 1 stone in a month. You're well above average. Just keep going.
 

rade

try, try & try some more!
#3
i don't really know i haven't been doing this long but i think if you tried to drink 3 - 4 litres of water a day and i think you are only meant to use a tablespoon of the dilute stuff a day? whats your CDC saying...

I am also 5ft 9 and on 4 packs so i try and have a litre between each pack to ensure i've had 4 in a day... i know it ain't great but at least it isn't eating some diet food that tastes like sawdust... even try uping your water for a good week and see if it makes an impact!!

good luck! :bliss:
 
S: 13st13lb C: 12st2lb G: 10st0lb Loss: 1st11lb(12.82%)
#4
your losses are great!! don't worry too much, try getting your water up to 4l if you can and maybe cut down the flavouring a little?
 
#5
You are losing more than the average so dont complain hun! You've had an excellent loss in 3 weeks, well done xx
 
S: 16st4lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.3 Loss: 5st6lb(33.33%)
#6
Just think how long it would take you to lose the same amount at WW/Slimming world, where 1lb a week is considered a good loss. Stick at it, the weight is obviously coming off and you'll be at target before you know it x
 
#7
thanks all - i know i should be delighted but i guess i'm looking for ways of seppeding it up even more - turn 30 at the end of the month and want to feel and look fabulous!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
#8
Just think how long it would take you to lose the same amount at WW/Slimming world, where 1lb a week is considered a good loss.
I think most of us doing WW would be gutted at only losing 1lb a week if sticking to the diet!!

excesspounds - youre doing really well. 15.5lbs in 3 weeks is brilliant, dont be disheartened, think how quickly youll be at goal if you keep to anywhere near that rate :)
 

Fuzzys Angel

The Lovely James Hetfield
#10
you're doing really well hun, over a stone in 3 weeks is brillant well done. as for the good ole H20 :tear_drop: :tear_drop: maybe step it up abit, i usually drink between 4-6 litres per day but be careful you can drink too much. Good luck with your next WI....xxx
 
#11
Thanks - begining to feel good about it all - this site is just fantastic - it helps cheer you up when your feeling negative. much better than reaching for crisps etc which is what i would have done before!!!!!!

best wishes all - hope the cd journey is going well for everyone
 

SoonToBeGorgeous

Loving the Cambridge Diet
#12
The limit for the CD Water Flavouring is 1 tsp per day, otherwise it can affect ketosis.

Having said that your weight loss is well above the Cambridge recommended average so well done and just keep going!
 
#14
Hi Excess Pounds
The worst thing about these diets is that the losses as so good that you start to take them for granted! I had a few weeks where I didn't lose or lost only half a pound...but if you keep the faith, your losses quickly add up! I lost 6 stone in 20 weeks doing LL, then CD. You are doing so well, don't sabotage yourself!
 


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