new to exante.. any advice??

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  1. Bumble-jaffa

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    hi everyone..
    im 25 years old and 22 stone.. got tendonitis in my foot and knee problems due to my weight.. the doctor has advised me to lose weight.. im also a full time dad to a 1 year old son so being active is what i need to be but find it hard.. i am starting the exante diet tomorrow to try and change my life for the better.
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    No never done any diet before really..
     
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    The first few days can be tough. Ignore the hunger pangs. Theyll pass, and once ketosis kicks in, youre laughing. Drink plenty of water and get posting on here :)
     
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    Okey dokey.. I drink a lot of water anyway so that should be no problem..
     
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    just wanted to say very best of luck
     
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    Hya and best of luck
     
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    Welcome and good luck. Hope you're able to find time to come on here as it really helps
     
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    just had frst shake(vanilla) tastes really nice i think.. like milk biscuits..
     
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    Just wanted to say Good luck hun! xx
     
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    thanks x
     
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    Just tried the choc orange bar, very weird texture.. I was wondering if theres a specific order to eat the packs in i.e shake for breakfast bar for lunch soup for dinner? Also how long between each pack? And will i still lose weight even if i dont exercise? As i have tendonitis i cant walk until its healed....?
     
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    you will definitely lose weight even without exercising on a vlcd- if at some point when your health is ok you can incorporate even 5 mins of light exercise, i'm sure it all helps. how you feeling today? best of luck on your journey! i think pack wise its up to you, as long as you don't have more than 1 bar a day you can mix it up however best suits you :) x
     
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    I only started today feel ok so far.. I felt full after drinking half of the shake though.. Drank 6 litres of water so far.
     
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    drinking water is good, but don't drink *too* much in too little time cause i read somewhere it can flood your brain and kill you!! take care of yourself too :)
     
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    Ohhh that's a lot i dont think i have ever managed 2 and a half!
     
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    I have a 2 litre cup with a straw and i keep it with me all day and constantly sipping from it.. Im peeing every 5 minutes though lol
     
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    OMG 6 litres I struggle to get that in 2-3 days, maybe thats abit too much.....anyway sorry I havent been around much so just saying hello and good luck xx
     
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    I wouldnt drink any more than 6 litres of water, thats a hell of a lot even for a VLCD. They recommend around 3....
     
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