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18 Nov 14
this is my first post. Basically, I started the fast diet two weeks ago, not because I am fat but want to lose some 12 pounds to feel fitter. I also started with regular exercises (3-4 hours a week of exercise-jogging,swimming,bootcamps) and I walk every day a few kilometres as well. The thing is I have only lost 3 pounds so far and have not lost anything for the last week since i always gain a pound or so on my non fasting days. I am also doing the 4:3 diet instead of 5:2 for a higher effect. I feel like my mood has got more upset since I started, often feel down, takes me a long time to fall asleep (used to fall asleep within a few seconds before) and get bad dreams as well. Anyone experiencing the same? Will I keep on losing weight?
Any help will be appreciated!!
Hi sonurda and welcome:
“I have only lost 3 pounds so far”
Three pounds in two weeks is right on track. If you read the #4 post in this thread you will understand TDEE and how much you might reasonably expect to lose on your diet: https://thefastdiet.co.uk/forums/topic/the-basics-for-newbies-your-questions-answered/. The #1 post will explain a lot, too.
You will keep on losing weight as long as you keep averaging below your TDEE for each week.
Hello Simcoeluv and thank you for your reply. I have read all about it and understand it. Though, I did add a few extra hours of exercising into my lifestyle as well as doing 4:3 instead of 5:2 so thought it would have been a bit more, especially considering I only just started?
I shall stay motivated though and make sure I follow the plan. 🙂
20 Nov 14
Hey everyone, just a little update. I have lost 2 more pounds so all together it is 5 pounds now in two weeks and a half and I do feel better indeed. It was probably just hard for me to get used to it, 7 pounds to go and I will be super happy then :P. How are you all doing?
28 Jul 18
Good job, sonurda, glad it is working for you and that you feel better.
31 Jul 18
Thanks for sharing this post…I love to read your blog….
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