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Hello, it's me

Postby Johners51 » 14 Jan 2013, 11:39

Hello all,

I have re-started my 5:2.
In September, I think the day after MM's programme, I started and kept it going for 6 weeks and lost some weight. I was then ill (not related to 5:2 I hasten to add). When better, I got into the Christmas spirit quite early and gained back the weight . After Christmas, thanks to a new diet fad called the NoroVirus (a fast diet & detox plan but God it makes you feel rough) I'm lighter than I was in November.

So, here goes on my second attempt and I'm determined to make it part of my life as I actually enjoy the fasting bit and the feeding even more.

I will need help though and thus I'm grateful that this forum exists and hope I can do my bit also.
Be well,
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Re: Hello, it's me

Postby carorees » 14 Jan 2013, 11:45

Hi John

Welcome back to the fold as it were! Sorry to hear you had to go through the dreaded norovirus. But glad you got some kind of benefit out of it!

I completely agree that the fasting can be enjoyable, principally perhaps because of the knowledge that on feed days there is no guilt!
Weight at start: 105 kg; dress size UK 20
Easter challenge was to reach 66.5kg; start weight 68.5 kg
Current weight: 65.9 kg (trend weight); dress size UK 10
Target weight 65kg; Weight loss to go: 0.9 kg
My method: 8 months of 5:2, now 16:8 + reduced carbs
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Last update : 23 April
5:2 for life!
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Location: Worcestershire
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Weight Lost: 39.3kg
Diet Started: 5 Nov 12
BMI: 24.13
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Re: Hello, it's me

Postby Johners51 » 15 Jan 2013, 11:20

Thanks Caroline.
Be well,
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Re: Hello, it's me

Postby Tracieknits » 15 Jan 2013, 13:31

LOL @ norovirus - sorry you were ill, but it's great you can keep your sense of humor :-) Welcome!
My Plan: Repair(Fast) day is usually Monday and Thursday.
Exercise: Wear a Fitbit, get in 10K steps/day and track TDEE. On weekdays take 1 mile walk before eating(burns up stored glycogen, turns on fat burning mode).
My Reward: One day a week to SPLURGE :-)
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Weight Lost: 17.24kg
Diet Started: 8 Jan 13
BMI: 38.03

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