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Q about water flav & bars

hypno1

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S: 15st5.5lb C: 15st5.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 39.4 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#1
Hi everyone,

I was wondering if anyone has tried the vegetable water flavouring and if it was nice? I seem to be able to take the needed intake of water every day but it's the coldness of it that's getting to me so thought I might try the veg flavouring and have some of my water intake hot but I don't want to get it if it's going to be yucky lol! I am hoping it might be like a weak veg soup type of flavour?

The other thing is I am going in to wk2 of ss and my counsellor said I could add bars in wk2, I would like to try them too but don't want to do anything that may slow my progress right down. Will the bars hinder the weight loss?

Thanks,
 
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Eileen

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#2
Hi Gill, would your cdc let you have a taste of the flavourings to see if you like them? Its worth asking.About the bars i dont think it makes any difference to your weight loss having the bars, get a few to try.Good luck.
 

Rayven

Addicted to Minimins!
S: 18st9lb C: 18st6lb G: 10st6lb BMI: 42.9 Loss: 0st3lb(1.15%)
#3
Hey Gill, the reason the bars aren't allowed until week 2/3 (depending on your cdc) is that they have a higher carb content & therefore could knock you out of or prevent you getting into ketosis. Most people don't have a problem with them though & they are a nice change from the shakes. I put mine in the fridge and cut them into small pieces to munch on in the evenings in front of the telly.

As for the drink - i haven't tried it before so can't help but as Eileen said its worth asking your cdc if you can have a taster before you buy.
 

hypno1

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S: 15st5.5lb C: 15st5.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 39.4 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#4
Thanks for that, might ask him about it to see if he will let me try before I buy lol!

Yeah with it being only wk2 I def dont want to do anything that could hindeer the losses already as I want to get it off asap.
 

BKC1969

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S: 18st10lb C: 17st4lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 37.9 Loss: 1st6lb(7.63%)
#5
I actually love the Veg drink mix, its a bit like having a weak bovril type drink. But makes a nice change when people are having cup a soups and sandwiches in the office. Watch out though it has lasted me ages and I have just noticed it says use within 6 weeks of opening.
 
#6
Hi gill I had to wait until week 3 for my bars and have had 1 a day ever since and has never seemed to slow or hinder my weightloss. As for the water flavourings i have never tried the veg but often have the summer fruits in hot water especially when ive got a cold or just feeling like i need something to warm me up think i had to wait until week 3 for this too though. x
 

Lard Arse

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S: 16st1lb C: 10st7lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 21.1 Loss: 5st8lb(34.67%)
#8
I liked the old veg drink but they changed it recently and I think the new one is rank, some people are the other way round though. xx
 

hypno1

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S: 15st5.5lb C: 15st5.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 39.4 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
Think i'll def be asking for a taster then just to see if I like it before I go and buy it. Think i'll do the same with the bars and wait until next week too (wk3) just to make sure im firmly in ketosis. Ordered some ketostix from a pharmacy on ebay as my cdc never mentioned them so take it he doesn't supply them. I would assume im in ketotis by now, 8th day?
 

Lin18

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S: 18st2lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 7st4lb(40.16%)
#10
Hi Gill

Would stay away from ketostix if i were you, they are a waiste of money, if you do CD 100% you will go into ketosis some poeple have not had good readings from them. I would think by day 8 you are there, have you any symptoms cold bad breath new found energy?
 

hypno1

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S: 15st5.5lb C: 15st5.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 39.4 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#11
Yeah i've been freezing for about 5/6 days now, no bad breath though or maybe I just don't notice lol, the hunger pains stopped about day 3/4.
 

Lexie_dog

UNLEASHING THE BEAST!
S: 15st12.5lb C: 15st9lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 35.3 Loss: 0st3.5lb(1.57%)
#13
And re your ketostix, cut them in half to eke them out further, they still turn colour. Saves you money.

I don't bother with them, waste of money long term (although good for flagging moments if you need that wee bit of reassurance) and I thnk you end up focussing on the wrong things.

I've never had the savoury drink, use Marigold reduced salt organic boullion instead. BUT I have used the bars and never had a problem with the weight loss, although can make me toot for Britain!
 

hypno1

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S: 15st5.5lb C: 15st5.5lb G: 13st0lb BMI: 39.4 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#14
And re your ketostix, cut them in half to eke them out further, they still turn colour. Saves you money.

I don't bother with them, waste of money long term (although good for flagging moments if you need that wee bit of reassurance) and I thnk you end up focussing on the wrong things.

I've never had the savoury drink, use Marigold reduced salt organic boullion instead. BUT I have used the bars and never had a problem with the weight loss, although can make me toot for Britain!
Lol at the tooting!! Thanks for the tip with the ketostix, I wasn't going to other with them but would like some reasurance im in ketosis. I suppose I am as i've lost 8.5lbs 1st week and it's totm but i'd still like some reasurance.
 


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