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please help... need some motivation!!!

Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#1
Hi everyone,

I've restarted the cambridge diet and have nearly finished week 2. This is the second serious time back on the diet for me after ups and downs with it previously. I am on the ss but the problem is I keep giving into food in the evenings! The smell of it cooking makes me crazy! I've caved in twice this week. I am fine during the day but then I get really weak. The food I have had is Indian chicken curry and minced meat on the two occasions along with bread... do you think I have put on from eatingtwo meals this week? Oh and also I have a zero coke each day, could this be making me hungrier? Any advice would be much appreciated xxx
 
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S: 13st3lb C: 13st3lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 32.8 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#2
i am same tanya am ok during day then in eve am starved, i had pizza las night its so hard, defo coke would make u hungrier am sure of it, when is ur weigh in, i am weighing intonight and only on day 3 as failed so many times this week, good luck
come on we can do it
 

Anisah

A pound at a time
#3
You may not have put anything on, but could have slowed your losses. Some people do get hungry from drinking coke zero. Why not try giving it up for a few days and see how you feel. Night times are my dangerous times as well so I try to have my first shake as late as I can so I have them later in the evenings.
 

Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#4
Hey! thanks guys for sympathising with me! I might try going without zero coke today... my weigh in is tomorrow, fingers crossed! x
 
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#6
I try to leave a shake until about 8pm at night then I dont have too long to go before I'm in bed and its another day.
 
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Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#7
yeah I've been leaving my last shake till after 8 too! but when I enter the kitchen my boyfriend's mum is always cooking and I succumb to the food and my shake lol!
 
S: 16st9lb C: 16st9lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 45.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#8
Yeah its not easy when others are cooking - I find it harder still having to cook for the kids but hubby has been really good and not sat in front of me with a meal :D

It's getting easier but sometimes caught off guard by a nice smell lol
 
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#9
its definitely tough.. I cook for hubby every night and have avoided temptation! at the moment I honestly don't feel hungry so have no interest in what I'm cooking.

I have never had diet coke zero whilst ss'ing. I do have an addiction to sparkling water which has replaced my need for fizzy drinks! You should try it!

Good luck for your weigh in!

x
 

Snowbaby

Wants to shed pounds more
#10
The only thing I can recommend is - put Vicks on your nose!!! I know you cant do that all the time, but I tend to bury my head in something stronger than what I am cooking for the kids - like soap or something. Strange but it does take the edge off a bit :-0
 

Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#11
Thanks for the advice peeps! might try the vicks lol x
 
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#12
Zero coke definately can make people crave food ... Cambridge no longer say it's allowed - where they once did. Try cutting that out and see how you go.

LOL at Vicks!!
 

Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#13
Thanks hun! I think it must be the zero coke then! yeah I'll let u know I get on with the vicks lol x
 
#14
Hi,

I have exactly the same problem. I'm in my 7th week now and because I was cheating for the 3 weeks I only lost a pound per week but I've come to the point where I've realised 'If I am not going to be commited to loosing weight then there is no point in paying so much money for the products'. I know it is hard and very tempting but try and find something to do just to keep ur mind pre-occupied.
 

Boo

Silver Member
S: 18st13lb C: 15st5lb G: 8st11lb Loss: 3st8lb(18.87%)
#15
It will definitely be the coke zero thats making you feel hungry.

I had to go cold turkey as I used to drink up to 3 litres of pepsi max a day :eek:
& to be honest after the first couple of days of having a headache I was ok. I've not craved it since.
I had a planned break the other week & had a can of pepsi max & i found it so sweet I couldn't drink it!!!

I try & save my last shake till 7.30 / 8pmish as my weak time is on an evening.

How did the WI go by the way??

xx
 
#16
Its strange isnt it? i find after a coke zero i feel suprisingly ok, its the evenings wherei want to much, and the days but am avoiding temptation now as my hubby has said if i dont get back on the bandwagon then i may as well quit!

So thats my motivation!
 

Tanya c

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S: 11st12lb C: 11st12lb G: 7st7lb BMI: 33.5 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#17
Hi Emma, thanks. put on a pound. really disappointed .
 




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