June 12th, 2011, 09:02 PM #1
10 lbs up since ending P2
So here's the story:
Completed P2 27 days with 30 lbs lost, and went from 240 lbs to 210, and stayed there for the first week of P3, then without changing anything, I went up to 214, so i did a steak day, and lost maybe 1/2 a lb.
I figured 214 wasn't that big of a deal, so i adjusted my LIW and moved on. And I'd hover between 214 and 215 and a half, even if i drank a few beers.
been on P4 for almost a couple of weeks now and I shot up to 220 and don't understand why. the only thing i did that was different was taking psyllium husk 3 times a day for colon cleansing. Is this just water weight from that? I mean, i've read that people get at least a temporary weight gain when taking it, but i don't know for sure. I'm worried and would like some more experienced opinions.
June 13th, 2011, 07:26 AM #2
I take psyllium husk daily and I'm losing daily. I got being stable under control when I cut out sugar, startch, basically low carb. I eat 2000 a day and exercise 5 days a week treadmill/bike. And I food journal. I write down everything I eat and count every cal that goes into my mough.
I would begin today, no sugar, no startch, no fruit, and eat FAT, protein, eggs, dairy, etc.. Good luck.
June 13th, 2011, 12:03 PM #3
yeah, I basically did this yesterday, but i had 4 tacos, 2 at a time made with ground lamb, had some hummus and a piece of ham, and about 1 and a half gals of water, and took my psyllium husk 3 times, and I'm down to 216 again. I also am cutting down or eliminating alcohol completely until i get back to my original
LIW. Thank you for the advice!
June 13th, 2011, 07:32 PM #4
keep it up. Oh yes, alcohol I cut that out all together, do not drink at all, I'd rather eat, how sad is that. But on another topic, beer, wine, booze, doesn't matter, all make me break out in painful eczema I found ALL the foods that are triggers by doing HCG diet, it's the first reason that I did it and then the twenty pounds I lost was a bonus. You need to cut out all starch, you would have been down lower today with out the taco shells. It's just easier to eat low carb. It's the only way I have stayed under LDW for 47 days.
June 13th, 2011, 09:03 PM #5
I'll definitely try everything i can. I'll be doing a 2nd round by the end of july, so I'd like to be close to 210 for the start of that. It sucks though, because I'm a beer/alcohol guy. although it's strange that i didn't have too strong a craving to drink during P2. I've read thats common though.
June 13th, 2011, 09:37 PM #6
If you have to drink, make it hard liquor mixed with flavored water.
June 14th, 2011, 10:16 AM #7
down to 215 and a half today, so I'm feeling a little less scared.