How do you deal with the hunger on LLT

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  1. Wizzi169

    Wizzi169 New Member

    I have been on LLT for six weeks and despite taking the pack at regular intervals and drinking water 3+ litres a day I am experience hunger ...... its getting to me now! Any advise to combat it.....
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  3. Blonde Logic

    Blonde Logic Yes. You can.

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    HI Wizzi :)

    I have only ever done total abstinance with LL, so I am not really sure how to advise you.

    I dont think I could do a mix of packs and a meals!!

    But one thing that seems to help when I feel hunger is to have a few healthy glugs of water - often times thirst is really what we feel, but we perceive it as hunger. It is so easy to forget this, and to reach for something - so maybe try a big glass of water at times you are hungry?

    I am sure others will be along with personal expeience and good avice!

    Hang in there!!

  4. Julz

    Julz Silver Member

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    Hi Wizzi
    I use a couple of tactics, one is go in the bath and have a long soak with candles, book to read and bottle of water.
    The other one is to have a cup of bouillon, its warming and seems to make a difference.

    Distraction I find is better, when I am quiet or bored my mind wanders to food and that makes me think I am hungry, so, more water, I use flavourings to get 3-4 litres down per day. Then go and find something else to do.

    Hope it gets easier for you, good luck with your journey.
  5. River

    River Ready for the new me!

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    I think its harder if you do break abstinance and eat on total because you have food on the brain 24/7 i have found!
    I know when i came out of hospital i had to eat for 2 weeks and afterwards it took me a week or so to stop craving food on total. I can only echo what BL and Julz has said hun, plenty of water with you the whole time and flavouring like the savoury and sunshine have saved me.

    I tend to find with myself that its a mind over matter thing. Im a person who when i get bored i think of food or i just want the one thing i cant have at this moment, so i just repeat to myself is it worth it in the long run? and its not really when i think about it.

    Good luck hun xx
  6. Andyspurs

    Andyspurs Montyspurs

    Iv been taking an extra 1/2 a bar every day now as I was feeling very hungry and this has helped me I take a milk shake in morning a bar at diner then a soup n the 1/2 bar at tea and another milkshake at night. See your councillor n she will probably let you do that I had extra bars left over so I don't know how much extra they cost will find out tomorrow night as I used up the 4 extra ones I had. Plus the extra 90cal isnt much n won't affect the loss
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