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Ketosis question-again, sorry!!

S: 23st5lb C: 21st0lb G: 10st7lb Loss: 2st5lb(10.09%)
#1
Hi, I know I have asked questions about ketosis, and I am sure 1000 people have asked 100000000 questions before-so I'm really sorry to be repetitive!!! My question is: please could someone explain to me in layman's terms what ketosis is? Will it make me feel better-less hungry and sick? (I am on day 3 of ss)
What IS IT?!?!?!?!? :p
Thank you!
 
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kyliet

Full Member
S: 12st7lb C: 9st11lb G: 9st7lb Loss: 2st10lb(21.71%)
#2
It kicks in around day 3 or 4 usually and is essentially your body being in starvation mode (using your fat stores as energy instead of carbs) but it does give most people a sense of well being and you dont tend to feel hungry if you have your shakes at regular times throughout the day! I did 8 weeks SS earlier this year and lost 2 and a half stone! Starting again 2moro to lose another stone and a half!!

Good luck xxx
 

kyliet

Full Member
S: 12st7lb C: 9st11lb G: 9st7lb Loss: 2st10lb(21.71%)
#3
Oh and also I know that I am in ketosis when I get a metal taste in my mouth and my breath stinks, yuck!! xxx
 
S: 23st5lb C: 21st0lb G: 10st7lb Loss: 2st5lb(10.09%)
#4
Thanks! Well done you on your earlier loss-good luck with the next stage!! I am not having any symptoms of the big K yet-hope I get the feeling of well being!!!
 

Roosters

Silver Member
S: 16st11.0lb C: 15st13.0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 36 Loss: 0st12lb(5.11%)
#5
another one of the sure signs of ketosis, is you start to feel cccccold...
 
S: 17st7lb C: 16st13lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 36 Loss: 0st8lb(3.27%)
#6
the energy boost is fab though and you leap out of bed with lots of zest.
 
S: 12st7lb C: 11st4lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 28 Loss: 1st3lb(9.71%)
#7
Yeah, i defo find it easier to get out of bed in the mornings! Best part is feeling more energetic! Worst part is breath smells like road kill! I decided to take my tongue bar out coz i think it was making my breath smell even worse and then some! Lol xx
 
S: 16st7lb C: 16st1lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 0st6lb(2.6%)
#8
Hey Ive just start CD today.........Bad breath like roadkill???.... ooh deary me! :D Can we take anything for it? Like mouth spray or something? Oh well as long as I loose weight I suppose bad breath is a must! he he he
 

Madferret

Mad as a Hatter
S: 12st10lb C: 12st10lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 27.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
I find that brushing my teeth and tongue after every shake/bar/tetra, as well as using mouthwash helps

You can also have the Listerine strips that you can get from chemists etc
 

beinggood

Full Member
S: 16st0lb C: 13st12lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 34.4 Loss: 2st2lb(13.39%)
#10
Im in ketosis according to those pee sticks. I do feel cold, well my hands and feet are cold. My breath smells sweet in the mornings, its kind of strange, and my tongue is while .... but I am living with it :D
I have bags of energy considering I am eating nothing, its a strange thing to say but its all good. :D
 


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