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Problems in week 2

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by judi2302, 22 October 2009 Social URL.

  1. judi2302

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    Hi all,

    Having terrible problems with constipation in the second week, had to go out and buy suppositories and dulcoease (sorry if tmi), I am going to drop the bars and just stick to the shakes and porridge. I feel really bloated and don't feel like I have lost anything this week. I don't have my wi until Monday.
     
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    Many of us have had this problem, I refer to it in posts as being 'bunged up'
    Sounds like you have done the right thing by addressing the problem - I am sure you will soon be feeling fine and will have lost weight by Monday.
    Good Luck!
     
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    hello
    i majorly have this problem and take grapefruit pectin fiber which im not sure your allowed but its not knocked me out of ketosis.. also i take psyllium husk, you are allowed this. ..and drink loads of water.. if your not already, mild exercise helps the bowels get going as well. hope this helps
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    Actually, having the bars usually helps because there's more fibre in them, in particular there's something called 'polyols' in the choc orange, caramel, toffee and chocolate ones - which is the same stuff that's used in diabetic chocolate (and if you've ever eaten a lot of that, you'll know what it can do... :eek:).

    How much water are you drinking, hun? Getting bunged up is something that happens to me a lot on this diet - and one of the best ways of fixing it is to drink loads.

    Other than that, yep, I can also recommend psyllium husks - but taking those won't solve the problem you have now - you need to get unbunged first, otherwise they'll only make it worse. You probably need something like senna (although, if it's a question of it all being 'down there', so to speak, but too hard to get out, the suppositories are an excellent idea).

    Don't worry about it being TMI - this is one of the main side effects of CD, and most of us have had it at one time or another!

    Hope you get some relief soon. :hug99:
     
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