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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 10:03
Hey All,
I am starting my 2nd week of phase 1 and going strong, BUT i stoped losing after the 5th day. I cant figure it out. Drinking lots of water. The only thing I wonder about is that I am barely eating 15 Net carbs (im supposed to be at 20) Does this maybe have anything to do with it?

Any advice is appreciated!

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 10:11
Most probably you're retaining water? How many grams of fat & protein do you get per day? You might have to shake things up abit by either increasing your fat or protein.

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 10:18
I feel like Im eating a lot but looked at my intake and see I am only around 800-1000 cals per day. I also saw that diet soda is a weight staller and I have been drinking that. So im stopping that as well as the sweet 'n' low in my tea.

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 21:56
Good luck
My additional tip woudl be to make veggies most of your carbs
And not be afraid of fat

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 22:09
Day 13 and I stalled out for a couple of days, too. It happens. I'm just taking it one day at a time and if I need to, I'll stay in Induction for another week. No stress! It's B-A-D for you! Wishing you all the best!

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Posted: 04 Feb 2013, 22:33
You will not lose every day (and as you get into it even every week)

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Posted: 07 Feb 2013, 09:38
Thank you all for the tips and support. I cut diet soda out and started my workouts and I started losing again. I also pushed my scale waaaaayy under my bed so I wot weigh every day!! Smile

Good luck to everyone. WE CAN DO THIS!!!

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Posted: 07 Feb 2013, 13:55
Get your calories up. When they fall below 1200 a day (for a woman), most peoples metabolism will slow significantly. Other than that, fluctuations are normal.

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Posted: 07 Feb 2013, 16:06
I know it seems weird but sometimes when I stall I take a day where I eat more than what I usually would. Not junk food...still the healthy stuff. I guess sometimes the body needs a boost.

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