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Green days just don't work for me

Even though whenever I follow SW i never have much luck on green days, i thought i'd give it a go again and see how I got on. well, a week of following the plan to the absolute letter and all i managed to lose was half a pound this week!!:mad:

I'm right back on red days now!

anyone else have the same problem?
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my consultant told us that if u have more than 5 st to lose.....that sometimes when doin a green day u hold water.....stick with it for a couple of weeks and u will start to lose weight........or make sure u do 2 reds days before weigh in.....that way u lose the water that u hold on green days.........and it does work cos i've lost loads doin that........good luck
S: 14st13lb C: 14st7lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st6lb(2.87%)
i did sw a few years back and i do remember that green days always filled me up more but i lost more on a week where i did more red
yeah I always get bloated on a green day so now I am doing extra easy but avoiding my carbs so my weight loss is better xx


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S: 20st4.5lb C: 17st13lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.8 Loss: 2st5.5lb(11.78%)
i tried green for a week and put on 2lb!! they dont work for me either x


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S: 19st13lb C: 18st12lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 45.3 Loss: 1st1lb(5.38%)
When I did SW I always found I did better doing green days, and never lost anything when doing red! Weird!


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S: 11st0lb C: 9st3lb G: 9st7lb Loss: 1st11lb(16.23%)
Before the EE plan I did mainly green, but always did 2, occasionally 3 red days per week & that seemed to work. I've never followed just green, because whilst I prefered them & felt fuller generally, I do still like meat & found red easier for roast days....it's not a problem now though!!


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S: 13st9lb C: 12st3lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.3 Loss: 1st6lb(10.47%)
I do mainly green days and have a steady loss except when I've been naughty at the weekend! You have to find out what works best for your body.
A close friend of mine lost 3 stone in 4 months and only had about 3 red days the entire time, so I know the green days work - just not for me!
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S: 15st4lb C: 10st12lb G: 9st4lb BMI: 28.7 Loss: 4st6lb(28.97%)
As I am vegetarian I only do green days and find my weight loss is good. A friend of mine lost 9 stone in 10 months doing only green days too, so I think its just a case of finding what suits you and following that
I've been doing SW on and off for years, tried the EE for a few weeks and it didn't work for me, neither do red days which is a shame because I enjoy meat. I'm going to try sticking to green days with the odd red day thrown in once a week or so for a bit of variety. Everyone is different which is why SW is so good as there are plans to suit everyone.
S: 13st7lb C: 13st7lb G: 10st2lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
For me its red days that work best.

People who know me are surprised because the choices I make when I'm not doing SW are much more like the green days. I wonder if thats the difference though its very unlike what I would normally have.

I also find that having fish rather than meat seems to suit me better.

I suppose we all just need to find what works best for us.

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