Day 1 Over - Advice needed please

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  1. George1970

    George1970 New Member

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    Hi Everyone

    I have just finished my first day on sole source, and to be honest it wasn't too bad. I feel quite positive about it all, but I am not quite sure about my water intake. In the booklet it say 2.5 ltrs but my Counsellor recomends drinking more than this but no more than 5ltrs, I am not sure what to do. I do excercise quite a bit and have 2 1/2 stone to lose. When my counsellor took my measurements I couldn't believe that not only was my waist 34 inches, my arms were 13inches!!they only used to be 10 I feel so bad and upset that I have let myself go so much. But I am determined to do this. I was a bit upset when I saw my counsellor but after I had a good lengthy chat with her I felt loads better, and feel more determined to do this.

    Can I ask you what helped you during your first week on the diet? I'm not sure what tomorrow will be like??

    Georgie
     
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    "Even the longest journey starts with one step", George.

    Don't race it. If you've a fair bit to lose, treat it like a long distance race, several laps. That's a brilliant analogy I've seen used.
    Basically - you need to pace yourself.

    Resign yourself to spending a fair bit of time evacuating all that liquid. Try not to drink it all at once or you'll strip minerals from your body which isn't a good thing.

    What you need to do is keep constantly hydrated to enable your kidneys and liver to continuously flush the leftovers from the fat-burning from your system.

    Take all your meals. You'll work out when suits you. Use the search button to help if you have a query, and don't hesitate to shout if you need a question answered, a kick in the rear or a hug. You're outnumbered by women, but sometimes that's a good thing :D
     
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    oh - mindless is a good role model. Have a look for his posts. icemoose too. I can't remember his blog address, but someone's bound to post it for you.
     
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    Hello to you and well done getting through day 1

    Hi there,
    Well done for getting through day 1.
    I am coming to the end of day 6 now and feel great. I have alot more weight to lose than you, so thought this would be really difficult.
    I drink 4 litres of water every - the colder the better cause it helps you lose more calories and have 2 mugs of black coffee.
    I haven't cheated once and am gonna do my very best not to cause my husband is paying for this and I don't want to take the p..s.
    I don't do any exercise, but am a landscape gardener so think this manual work should be enough for now.
    I have found coming on these sites every night really helpful - read some success stories or take a look at the before and after pictures.
    Let me know how you are going tomorrow.
    TA TA
     
  6. George1970

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    That was quick! thanks for your replies. I will try and treat my journey one day at a time. I think it will help me to come along on this board and post my feelings. Dont want to be bugging my counsellor too much:eek:

    xx Georgie
     
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    Hi there

    This could get really confusing as I am also Georgie!! I get so excited every time I see another Georgie as I don't often! The thing that is really freaking me out is your user name 1970, that isn't by any chance your year of birth is it, as I was born in 1970?!

    Anyway enough of that, well done on getting through day 1. During week one I just worked on one day at a time and told myself if I can just get to the first WI and then take it from there.

    Good luck!

    Georgie
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    Hi there - I am just coming to the end of day 2 so kinda in same boat! I found day 1 positive and I know its probably not a true reflection of weight loss but I stepped on scales this AM and I was very pleased...

    The second day (today) has been a bit more of a strain but nothing compared to what I imagined!

    Good Luck and hello to all you regulars - its nice to read your posts!!
     
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    Welcome VC and well done on getting to Day 2, stick with it and you will soon be into ketosis and melting that fat away!

    Georgie
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    well done, VC - two days down already! :)
    You'll be at goal before you know it.
     
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    Hey thanks porgeous and Dub 07 - my first experiences with a blog too and cant believe how a) useful b) reassuring it is to know others are out there and are listening to me!!
     
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    That's the joy of Minis VC, there is always someone out there ready to listen. CD would be so much harder without everyone on here.

    Gx
     
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