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does anyone do 4 consecutive days of PP / PV...

S: 10st9lb C: 9st3lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 24.4 Loss: 1st6lb(13.42%)
#1
..rather than alternating?

I'm asking as i'm currently on day 3 of doing 4 days continuous PP (to counteract a 4 day holiday in spain where i gained 6lbs- i've already lost 5lbs of it)

anyway, i thought it would be difficult not alternating but have found it less taxing on the grey matter as I've known exactly what i can eat for the 4 days and it gives me plenty of time to prepare for 4 days of PV (and also less wastage of fresh food).

I have just made a courgette lasagne ready for my 1st of 4 PV days starting saturday ( i find lasagne tastes so much better when it's at least a day old )

Does anyone else do 4 consecutive days?
Any advice? Pitfalls? etc

thanks x
 
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S: 10st9lb C: 9st3lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 24.4 Loss: 1st6lb(13.42%)
#2
anyone??
 
S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#3
Me. When I was in cruise I did 4/3 and 3/4, every week
 
S: 10st4lb C: 9st2lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 20 Loss: 1st2lb(11.11%)
#4
I did too.. it was easier for me to do the PP consecutively. I only found that it took me 3 days to go to the loo. Other than that it was perfect!
 
S: 10st9lb C: 9st3lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 24.4 Loss: 1st6lb(13.42%)
#7
would be nice if it did speed up weight loss, but i think it's done more for convenience and less confusion.

But if i'm wrong - let me know!:D x
 
S: 11st12lb C: 11st8lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 0st4lb(2.41%)
#8
Did I find u lost weight quicker?
No - I didn't do it for speed, just because it fitted with my sometimes stressful schedule.

(In fact I wouldn't encourage anyone to "speed up" beyond an average of 2lbs a week - better to get there, safely, and stay there, than to rush and perhaps drive off a bend and crash, or get sick and stop)
 
S: 10st9lb C: 9st3lb G: 9st5lb BMI: 24.4 Loss: 1st6lb(13.42%)
#10
yes it does, it also helps if you're a serial batch cooker like i am ;)

For example, I made a family sized courgette lasagne and family sized turkey meatballs in a tomato sauce. If I alternated, both those meals would be in the fridge for up to a week (only eating them on PV days) and possibly thrown away towards the end of the week.

but

as i'm doing 4 days of PV in a row, they'll be scoffed up by the end of day 4.
 

Mirjam

Never Ever Give Up!
S: 82kg C: 76.3kg G: 63kg BMI: 26.4 Loss: 5.7kg(6.97%)
#12
I prefer to do 1/1 as I'm always looking forward to having the PV day. Must say, I haven't tried any other combo than 1/1 but for me, this suits best.
 




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