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Step2 810kcal Does everone get cravings or just me?

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by smb1973, 5 March 2014 Social URL.

  1. smb1973

    smb1973 Well-Known Member

    I'm on day 10 and just and really crave certain foods and get hungry. I've been sticking to the diet, but it's hard! Is this something that passes? I am hoping so? :)
     
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  3. leehal

    leehal Well-Known Member

    I have cravings but don't actually feel hungry.

    I did start making a hit list of food to have when I've finished the diet, but deleted it.

    I crave foods I don't normally eat, odd.
     
  4. smb1973

    smb1973 Well-Known Member

    Hmmm. I get hungry too. I mean I'm doing the best I can and sticking to it. But I have my difficult moments. Oh dear, I guess no one said it would be easy! :)
     
  5. Kiwichan

    Kiwichan Well-Known Member

    Around that period yes there was things I really wanted. I was especially craving a big Chinese takeaway but not now. As the weeks have gone on it's like I'm changing my mind set on food. Like if you put a burger and chips in front of me now I'd walk away from it and that is not the Kiwi of old.
     
  6. Kiwichan

    Kiwichan Well-Known Member

    Actually you've just reminded me I dreamt twice about a lb of chicken wings in hot sauce.
     
  7. smb1973

    smb1973 Well-Known Member

    Ooh chicken wings... ;) yeah I've been good, hoping in continues! I get to start having bars next week, I think chewing will help! :)
     
  8. spf 40

    spf 40 Well-Known Member

    When I have been doing SS as opposed to SS+ my food cravings were off the scale, especially for carbohydrate based foods. I would obsess about these things, and google image them, talk about them, watch cookery shows for my fave recipes and look at cookbooks. I wasn’t physically hungry though just craving.
    I have done various versions of this diet (LL, Cambridge, Exante) with amazing and not so amazing amounts of success and I don’t want to scare you but for me personally the cravings NEVER went away. I guess we are all different though.
    I can genuinely say since starting SS+ this does not happen anymore- thank god.
    I honestly think ss+ is good for my mind as well as my body. I mean , my losses are practically the same as when I did SS on the various VLCD diets. Also, it allows you some sense of normality in that you can eat with people and not have to be tucked away in a front room sipping on a shake whilst your family have a lovely healthy meal.
    Also if you get a tiny bit of nutritional knowledge under your belt (carbs and stuff), you can be quite canny about it and come up with some great recipes that differ from just what is on the allowed foods list whilst staying comfortably in ketosis and lose weight.

    I can’t champion ss+ enough. IT IS GREAT!!!!
     
  9. leehal

    leehal Well-Known Member

    Have to agree with regards SS+, had made the last 8 weeks much more bearable.
     
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  10. spf 40

    spf 40 Well-Known Member

    What's in leehals signature is an excellent advert of the power of ss+!
     
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  11. Kiwichan

    Kiwichan Well-Known Member

    I SS+ too and I'd recommend it also. I have steady weight loss week on week and I'm not tempted to cheat. However I have breakfast mostly rather than an evening meal. I find two boiled eggs really sets me up for the day.
     
  12. Clairioushilarious

    Clairioushilarious Well-Known Member

    I found day ten a tricky one, too. It'll pass. Be strong.
     
  13. VDub

    VDub Well-Known Member

    I am not hungry in the slightest, in fact I feel rather full but OMG I could literally eat the biggest pizza ever right now!! It just goes to show, prior to me starting this diet, I would have gone ahead and done that just cos I was craving it and not because of hunger.

    This is really making me change my mindset in relation to food.
     
  14. smb1973

    smb1973 Well-Known Member

    Thanks for all the replies, I am on 810, don't know if that makes a difference or not? Cause I really can't imagine eating less than I do now!
     
  15. georgiasmum

    georgiasmum Regular Member

    I am on 810 - day 2! Can I bend your ear for motivation?
     
  16. smb1973

    smb1973 Well-Known Member

    Yes if course, bend away! :)
     

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