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  1. destinya1969

    destinya1969 Member

    Hi all

    Last week i did the cambridge diet and lost 6llb this week i have done atkins to the T and have been in ketosis every day, however I have staed the same weight I find this to be strange as although I have not lost any weight I have dropped a size in clothes, has anybody any ideas as to why this might be, as I am feeling disheartened I want to do atkins as i love it i am making some lovely recipies especially curries which I love and I dont really want to change the diet


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  3. dani_doot

    dani_doot Full Member

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    your obviousley doing something right. if youve dropped a dress size it is more likely that youve lost inches of your body rather than on the scales. i would measure yourself and weigh yourself everyweek.

    i didnt lose anything on the scale recently, but im now in a size down also.

    hope this helps. xxx

    ps. whats these lovely curries ur doing, i love curry? got a nice recipe for me? x
  4. Dom1979

    Dom1979 Gold Member

    Maybe it's totm?
  5. sun

    sun Gold Member

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    you've gone from just shakes to eating food!, you're body is adjusting to receving food again, the fact that you've not gained weight (brilliant, some wouldve gained a couple of pounds due to the change) and the fact you have lost a dress size is working for you, as long as you stay at under 20g of carbs you will lose lbs and inches, carry on your great work.

    sue x
  6. destinya1969

    destinya1969 Member

    thanx for ur replys i feel more motivated now, as for the curries this is what i use

    few mushrooms
    half onion
    i tsp madras curry pwder
    1 tsp chilli powder
    1 tsp gram samala
    1 tsp garlic powder
    1tbsp olive oil
    1tbsp tomato puree
    1 tbsp marigold boulion
    3 tbsp double cream

    fry off meat onion all spices. add measure boiled water then bouilion and tomato puree also mushrooms simmer untill cooked last 5 mins add the cream, i serve with beansprouts or green beans in butter yummy!!!!!!!
  7. buffydog

    buffydog Silver Member

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    I too have been really good on Atkins, and despite losing good weight before, i haver not lost a single lb in nearly 3 weeks.
    But i have noticed clothes getting bigger, so just wait it out, i`m sure the weight will have to drop soon.
    I know how disheartening it is.
  8. destinya1969

    destinya1969 Member


    its weird isnt it how can u lose inches and no weight u must lose fat to get smaller but if no weight lost the fat must still be there so how come the clothes gettin bigger lol

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