Gutted :(

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by Fattack, 9 November 2009 Social URL.

  1. Fattack

    Fattack Likes to eat

    Last weekend (not yesterday, but the one before) I went to visit my friend.

    I stuck to Cambridge 100% whilst I was there - it was DIFFICULT as hell, but he's done Cambridge before and he wasn't about to let me cheat - not that I even considered it seriously. I didn't even have a Coke Zero!

    We did so much walking and stuff over the weekend, then I came home and got sick on Tuesday (was off work with a virus for 3 days) so wasn't great with the water before WI on Thursday.

    Thursday comes and I weigh in and I'd lost


    I was gutted :( It's the lowest I'd lost all the time on the diet, and was heartbroken because I'd tried so hard to stay on track all weekend, and had been more active than ever. I'm trying to take it in my stride and drink more water this week :( I also had ToTM last week too but still....

    Has anybody had a week like this? Any advice?

    I'm so gutted. I don't enjoy just eating shakes, I am only doing it because it achieves real results. If those results start to really wane, then I'll have to reevaluate why I'm doing this :(
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  3. onlyme!

    onlyme! is a naughty girl...

    I get weeks where I lose a pound and then the week after I will lose 7! It is just your bodies way of losing weight. I know it is hard but just keep going I promise you will see results....well done on being 100%
  4. sugalipz247

    sugalipz247 Full Member

    First i know how annoying it can be but its a pound in the right direction.
    Maybe ur holding onto water cause of TOTM.
    keep at it babe cause the results are amazing
  5. jlm

    jlm Full Member

    i agree with you only me... dont despair minx it is just one weigh day your body will lose weight when it does.. it doesnt mean it is going to come off slowly I promise! We know Cd works, have faith in it and in your body! I lost 6lbs myfirst week and only 2lb my second and was a bit blue when I compared them with other folks first weeks losses, but it was just my body's way! I nearly convinced myself my body was resitstent to CD and I would be the only person who couldnt lose weight on it! (which is silly!) but i have just lost 7lb on my fifth to sixth week (was ten days between weigh in) a time when lots of peoples' losses slow down. stick with it you are doing great!
  6. rebecca02uk

    rebecca02uk Wants to be slim :)

    Hey Mince,

    Like everyone says, it is a pound in the right direction!

    Not only TOTM holding in water but when you walk, your body retains water around your joints too...

    Not a bad thing but you will probably have a bigger loss next week!
  7. boardwitless

    boardwitless Silver Member

    Do not despair and don't use it as a reason to have a blowout as I bet you will be posting this time next week with a fantastic loss. Keep on as you have been doing and you'll see a real difference in the scales. Our bodies aren't machines so will sometimes lose in fits and starts rather than a nice neat graph line - promise to post next week and I bet you'll be posting a large loss
  8. mrsessex

    mrsessex Gold Member

    Its better than no loss!! :D see ... look for the positive lol

    Ive had losses from zero right through to 7 a week. Losses seem to be varied for alot of people
  9. Hayley 22

    Hayley 22 would like to be slim

    Im into my 4th week now and on 3rd WI last Thursday id only lost a pound.
    Fingers crossed for this week as a better loss both for you and me!

    Keep your chin up hun it'll pay off in the end x
  10. misspinkkat

    misspinkkat Can hug her knees :)

    just going to say I know exactly how you feel, I had a week like that last week, but I stuck to it and tried not to let it get me down and I was rewarded with a great loss this week, so im sure it will be the same for you :)
  11. AlexIce

    AlexIce Silver Member

    When I had a small loss I was prepared for it having seen the way other people lost on here and small losses being followed by larger ones - so take heart Mince - people are right. It will keep working if you stick to it!
  12. Laura Croft

    Laura Croft Happily maintaining

  13. shell09

    shell09 Silver Member

    hi just wanted to add my pennies worth

    dont be disheartened the fat has to have burned if it shows on scale3s or not

    totm makes you retain water n weigh more as we know when ur sick u can become dehydrated esp if u dropped ur water intake so when u did drink ur body has prob held on tight to that water n saved it all up!

    i had a tiny loss one week i try to jus think to the next one whic will be back to norm at least

    dont give in ul regret it

    week 1 = 8lb
    week 2&3 = 8lb
    week 4 = 2lb
    week 5&6 = 9lb
    week 7 = 4lb
    week 8&9 = 8lb

    starting weight 244lb
    target weight 147lb
    losses to date 38lb
    still to loose 59lb
  14. Bethan

    Bethan Full Member

    Hi I know exactly how you feel last week (week 5) I lost nothing and then this week thought I had lost nothing again but when I weighed it was 3lb still not as much as I wanted when you look at it over 2 weeks but as these lovely people on here told me keep the faith and it will come off and even itself out over time.

    So chin up and post if you need that extra boost.

  15. Fattack

    Fattack Likes to eat

    thanks folks, will see how i get on tonight <3
  16. lunar jim

    lunar jim Gold Member

    It'll probably be a combination of factors Minx, the TOTM, the illness, the lack of fluid that time, plus your body just losing weight the way it wants to. Like has been said, your body isn't a machine.

    Having said that, you can't argue with the math; if calories in < calories out then the weight *will* come off.

    Bet you have a good loss next week :D

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