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adoodee

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Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 07:09
recovering from flu and have am enjoying the pounds i have lost - how can i keep them off as i know my body is going to start craving my usual foods soon?
eKatherine

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Posted: 20 Dec 2012, 07:42
Unfortunately the body will attempt to have you regain those pounds and your hunger will come back with a vengeance. Only by strictly controlling your calorie intake for several weeks (at least) can you make that happen.

I began my weight loss this time after being in your situation and disappointingly gaining back 8 pounds I had lost when sick for a couple of weeks.

I suggest a maintenance level of calories, rather than immediately attempting to lose more weight. Your body does need to rebuild itself now. Some of the weight you lost was lean body mass.
adoodee

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Posted: 21 Dec 2012, 03:18
thanks e Katherine thought that would be the case hopefully my new found love of this website will help me! thanks again



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