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11 Feb 21
Hi guys so today is my first day of 5:2! So far the morning has been ok but now its lunchtime I am actually starving, just got an oxo and a can of diet coke for lunch, Anybody have tips for coping with the hunger, I feel a bit sick!
Hope your all going good x
14 Feb 21
Hi Gem, I hope you get through the day okay.
Drinking plenty of water is my best tip. Distraction (go for a walk?) when the hunger is strong (it comes in waves, so just wait for it to pass). And remember that hunger is a sign your body is doing all the good things.
A bowl of low cal veggies with a small drizzle of olive oil and a squeeze of lemon juice is also a good solution if you are feeling sick. You probably also need to add salt when cooking the veg.
23 Feb 21
Hi everyone it’s my first day today to fasting and I was abit scared and anxious but I’m almost through the day and I have just been drinking plenty of water and I had coffee so feeling pretty proud of myself and am not feeling like I need to rush home and eat everything
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