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  1. Day 8

    Didn't sleep last night. Poor doggie was having seizures again :-( Maybe just a couple hours of shut eye.

    But even with that, I woke up down another 2lbs. I guess the weekend weight came off.

    Today, my goal is to get enough sleep, and to eat more.

    15 more pounds until goal for this round!
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  2. VLCD14 - lightest ever, so far.

    Whew, been so busy. Yet, I still hate asparagus.

    Down 1.7 this morning.. which was really only 1.2, since I was up 0.5 after asparagus the other day.

    I'm happy with that - it puts me at 12.4lbs down on VLCD14. Hopefully this trend continues. Usually my body slows WAYYYY down after the first two weeks. And today marks two weeks of VLCD.

    Cross your fingers for me!
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  3. P2 vlcd 14

    This is certainly a weird round, with very slow loss. I think, I am not sure how to calculate me losses. Beginning weight 172.4, loading days lost 4 pounds, since LIW I have lost 8.2 pounds. So have I actually lost 12.6 or 8.2????? Weird?????
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  4. Thoughts and Rambles

    I've noticed that I'm really not interested in food. Last round, I thought about nothing else. I will have flashes of, "ooooh those triscuits look good", but it fades almost as quickly as it comes. Last round it was torture. I could barely watch TV, seeing people eat dinner or commercials about food made me so "mentally" hungry. But- I'm not interested.

    Theory 1, is that because I've cut out food, I'm in ketosis. I've done ketogenic diets before and rather like ...
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  5. My clothes are hanging off!

    Can someone help me understand losing more inches vs. pds...my clothes are hanging off of me after two weeks. I guess my question is..could I be shrinking even if the scale says a specific number?
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  6. Superbowl Recipes for P2 P3

    My hubs asked me this am if I was making my yummy buffalo chicken dip. OH S&*t! I have to do a superbowl on HCG!

    I found this great pdf of superbowl recipes for this weekend. Had to share!
    http://www.myhcgplus.com/myhcgplus-s...wl-recipes.pdf
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  7. Back for Round 4

    I managed to lose 10lbs during my R3. I struggled with that round and seemed to lose the same 10lbs over and over again. Now that the holidays and a few months of stability are over, its time to start again. Embarrassingly, I gained back all of my losses during R3.

    I am struggling getting started this round. I started and then had to take a break bc of travel to the in-laws. Now I am just getting back to it. My goal is to get back to my final P3 weight with this round. As ...
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  8. Week 1 Measurements

    From 1/18 until now:

    Neck................................. -.5
    Upper Arm......................... -0
    Forearm............................ -.25
    Bust.................................. -1
    Chest................................ -0
    Waist................................ -2.5
    Belly Button...................... -0
    Hips................................. -1
    Thigh............................... -1.5
    Above the Knee................ -1 ...
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  9. Week 1 Complete

    The weekend went pretty well. I'm down from 201 to 192. 9lbs! I would really like to get down to 175 during this. I'm really tall and athletically built, so that isn't a bad weight for me. Not goal, but a weight where I can wear most of my clothes. It's what I weighed when I got married! I look back at honeymoon pictures and I looked really good. I was more muscular then, though. But we can work on that...

    I busted my butt around the house this weekend, and I'm sore and feel puffy. ...
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  10. P2 Blahs = Recipe Reading & Kitchen Shopping

    It may sound a little strange, but... I get so, so much enjoyment out of grocery shopping and spending time in the kitchen cooking up new, fun things.

    Once I get into P2 (like now, 12 days in), I'm so bored in the kitchen I could just croak. It really kills me. Yes, I can still cook, but there are only so many ways to cook X amount of foods. I don't switch it up a lot because I know what works for me in P2 and I actually prefer things a little more plain during this phase (plus ...