Out of ketosis

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  1. *AnnaMaria*

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    and i don't know why. Its the first time I have checked in ages as I am eating much the same diet. Anyways, yesterday I thought it might be a fluke, but three times again today I am in the beige :-( Purely psychological now, but I am thinking that I am not losing if not in ketosis, and that piddles me off and makes me want to eat a big cake!
     
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    How much water are you drinking, that could cause a very pale stick?
     
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    Not enough Jim, rather than too much!
     
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    Don't know then love, other than checking what you've been eating in great detail.
     
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    I'm still out! Whatever I did manage to scoff (and the only thing I can think was one mouthful of lager to take a tablet when nothing else was available) then its taking its time to go!
     
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    Well I'm confused then love.
     
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    Do you think are in ketosis, but it's there are just no keytones to show on the stick?
     
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    I don't know Sarah :-(
     
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    I often don't show pink, but I am sure I am in ketosis.
     
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    How do you know?
     
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    Generally by the taste in my mouth.
     
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    Oh right! I don't think I experience that!
     
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    Pale pink, back on I think!?
     
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    I still get that occasionally, a sort of metallic brittle taste Sarah?
     
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    Good news AnnaMaria! Back in the pink.

    Yes Jim, metalically is a good way to describe it. I get it most first thing in the morning. They say that's the keytone in your breath.
     
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    Definitely back on :) plus I remembered something which was probably the culprit. I bought some of those cooked chicken wings that Asda do, and scoffed the lot, they had a kind of sweet sticky sauce round them. Thats all I can think, other than that, my diet is pretty much meat fish and greens with the odd peperami and sugar free jelly.

    Hopefully there will be a whoosh this week then :) I am glad of that today as I have a houseful for a poker tourney, and really didn't want to feel fat and lumpy! Only trouble is, the food I am cooking for them, I can't even any of it! LOL
     
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    At least you now know what it was. I had some sugary things over easter and it took me a couple of days to get back in the pink.

    Hope today went well and you managed to stay away from the food you were feeding your guests.
     
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    Ah Ha!! about 30 carbs per wing I think, The sauce is almost pure sugar AnnaMaria
     
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    OMG Really?!
     
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    Yes love, there are some good low carb nibbles out there, fridge raiders or something like that?
     
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