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Help!

snowyj

Full Member
Hi Everyone,

Please, please can anyone advise me....I started the Cambridge Diet on Friday - so far so good. BUT, I've got a long standing commitment tomorrow - I've said that I'll take a friend out for her birthday lunch; I am so committed to the diet that I don't want to jeopardise it...but also I don't want her to have to eat lunch if I'm not joining in also. If I just stick to chicken and 'undressed' salad leaves...will it knock my wieghtloss this week?

Thanks,:confused:
 
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Isobel1965

Gold Member
Hi hun. What did you CDC say?

If you were one of my clients, I'd say you have a couple of choices.

1) explain to your friend that you've started a diet and really don't want to break it so she can have whatever she wants on the menu while you have a pack. If she's a good friend, she'll understand.

2) have a really small amount of plain grilled chicken and green salad and nothing else (except water)

3) postpone the meal and replace it with a beauty treatment at a salon or something.

This is your life, honey - and you have the power to control what goes into your mouth. People who love you will be happy for you and want you to succeed.

I honestly think you should go for number 1 or 3.

Have a good time, whatever you decide.
 

snowyj

Full Member
Thank you so much Isobel...I really really appreciate the advice, and will do 1 or 3.

My CDC said 'chicken and salad would be fine',no other help. ..but then she is quite over weight, so I wasn't too sure of her.
 

allycat

Member
One of my biggest challenges has been adjusting my social life around the plan. My whole social scene evolved around eating and drinking.

Give it a few days, the pounds will start to melt away and you wouldn't swap the feeling you get for the biggest pizza in the world.

I've done the chicken/salad leaves option on occasions where, like you, I didn't want to let someone down. I don't think it's made too much of a difference in the long run.

I have to say it's a pretty good feeling you get when the meal's over and you know you stayed in control.
Good Luck x :)
 




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