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However, there has been a few comments in this forum today in response to another thread which I started earlier on today, and I have found those comments rather depressing to the point that I'm still feeling a bit upset by them. The reason for that is because a number of people have commented that my current carb intake is still not low enough for that to be considered as a low carb diet. To me, that is just making me feel as though I have failed in terms of trying to achieve my goal of a low carb diet and am now incapable of achieving that goal.
It must be remembered...
I used to binge all the time before I lost weight and that was how I got to 19 stone in the first place. However, the 5:2 diet has given me more freedom on what I can eat on a non-fasting day. With the 5:2 diet, we are free to eat whatever we like. However, that is not the same as eating as much as we like as I discovered last week when I gained that couple of pounds.
What is most important is the average calorie intake across the whole week but with the 5:2 diet, we will generally lose weight because we are eating well below our BMR for each of two days every week and then eating at our maintenance level during the rest of the week. That means that if that maintenance level is 2000 calories per day and we limit ourselves to 500 calories per day during...
Wish me luck! I love my new size!
This morning I feel empty and am looking forward to breakfast.