Sorry another stupid question!

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  1. Skinny_wannabe

    Skinny_wannabe Member


    Sorry to bother you all with my stupid questions again, but when I cook for the family I like to 'lick the spoon' , there isn't loads on the spoon, say some bean juice just to get a nice taste in my mouth! but for my first weigh in I only lost 3lbs (that was 4 days ago) I weighed myself today and I am still the same weight. I am in mild ketosis. Do you think that by me l'icking the spoon' it has slowed weight loss down.

    What do you think, does anyone else do that?:confused:
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  3. kellymundy

    kellymundy Gold Member

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    Personally if it were me I'd go with the 'if in doubt...stop' way of thinking. Try and not do it for a week and see if the weight loss improves.
    Well done on the weight loss though it's great!
  4. Porgeous

    Porgeous Chilling

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    Hard to say but it could do, as Kelly suggested perhaps stop for a week and see what happens.

  5. Julesy

    Julesy Likes being a girly girl

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    Its really hard to not 'lick the spoon' I know used to be a habit of mine after cooking anything and everything for my children....

    When I started doing CD I just stopped it.......I see it as too much of a temptation in giving myself that little taste....and we can never be 100% sure that all those little tastes can affect our weight losses....

    Try to see it as another habit that needs the 2 biccies with a cup of tea, like the bar of chocolate with the daily newspaper......when you break that habit you feel more in control of what you are eating and more in control of your own weight loss journey!

    Good Luck can do this xxxx
  6. Ceri

    Ceri Full Member

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    I know it sounds silly but even the slightest trace of some foods can knock you out of ketosis. This is why a lot of people don't have slices of lemon in drinks, or diet drinks ( citric acid in both ), and don't even think of brining up the chewing gum issue!!!
    Best to rinse the spoon as soon as...just think how all that hard work might be getting undone by an unsatisfying, taste bud stimulating, pathetic amount of food. So not worth it.
    Good luck
  7. shinyhappyperson

    shinyhappyperson Silver Member

    I must admit I would find licking the spoon too tempting, so when I started CD I only cooked food I didn't like for my children (fish, vegetables, spaghetti) - they were happy enough with the food and it kept me on the straight and narrow.
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