I've hit a snag

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  1. haggard_hannah

    haggard_hannah Proud to be a Loser!

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    Hey guys,

    So it's only 11 days since I've been paid, a good 2 weeks before I get paid again and I have £25 left in my account. To put it simply, I can't afford Cambridge anymore.

    I think I may just be able to borrow a bit of money to pay for the next week. I'm a few stone away from my target and it is becoming more and more likely that I will have to give up CD before I would like to.

    Can anyone see anyway around this?? Or, worst case scenario, which is the best diet to switch to?? :sigh: xx
     
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    Could you follow Atkins for a week (will keep you in ketosis) to tide you over till pay day or is CD a long term a financial no go?

    BTW fantastic loss well done!
     
  4. Caz

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    What about go to 810 for the 2 weeks instead of full SS next week. That way have 2 CD meals and a smallish meal like in the booklet. Would still be losses I'm sure.
     
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    kelsocool Speaks as she finds

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    you could hire out your sexy new bod to make some extra cash :)
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    2 CD packs and a meal aka 1000 plan (I think)
    Atkins to keep you in ketosis? Lean protein and salads etc
     
  7. haggard_hannah

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    Yeah I may have to move up to the 1000 plan until I get paid again...would it be too difficult to then go back down to SS+ after having had more food?
     
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    To be honest Hannah I don't know. But I do know that unless you borrow money you are going to be eating anyway.

    Could you not cut a cheque and ask your counsellor to cash it on payday?
     
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    Yes, Atkins works with mild ketosis too as you're eating very little carbs:

    Atkins Diet: Phase One: Induction

    Just suggesting it for short term though, as money was tight, moving up step does sound better if you can afford it as because CD is better nutritionally.
     
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    I started on SS for 2 days then moved up to 1000/1200 because I had to eat at family function at the weekend (4 days). I am back on SS since yesterday. As I wasn't in ketosis before I moved up it didn't effect it. But I am finding SS easier now than last week and was glad to move back down steps to SS to start losing more weight.

    Don't know if that helps any.
     
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    I was in the same position 2 weeks ago and didnt know what to do, i just went on 400 calories a day and 1 shake.x
     
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    Thanks for all your support and advice, ladies. Thankfully my flatmate has offered to lend me some money. Phew! I wasn't really ready to go up a step, as I've a funny feeling that it could be the undoing of me lol xx
     
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    What a great flat mate, do you have anything you could self on ebay for example to free up some extra cash for future CD, just a thought
     
  14. haggard_hannah

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    Haha, I've already sold all my valuable things on ebay :p I knew buying all those shoes and bags was an investment though :D
     
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    what about overtime at work, so your not stuck in same situation again.
    ps fantastic weight loss.
     
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