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I know it's not healthy but it's working

Thursday, August 30, 2012

Well, I decided to go extreme and cut my calories to 500 a day or less. I know this is not healthy but I needed a good jumpstart to losing my weight this time. I only plan to do this for a few days. I have lost 6 lbs in 2 days which is amazing - that just tells you that I really needed to do something.

I am doing this more for discipline than anything. Once I get my body and mind to work with better portion control, and not be hungry for sweets all the time, I should be able to go back to a normal calorie count.
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EVVYSBABY 8/30/2012 1:04PM

    Thanks everyone for your comments and concern. It's not forever, just enough to let my body know I mean business and that it's not going to be fed everytime there is a little bit of hunger. I am getting plenty of food (3 meals and 3 snacks) everyday just not eating as much as before or as bad.

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NOTSPEEDY 8/30/2012 1:02PM

    Be careful, you have a beautiful grandchildren to enjoy and need energy to do it. I'll be praying for you.

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ANNE1123 8/30/2012 11:57AM

    It isn't healthy, but maybe if you address it as a short term fast, you will find it good just to get your body detoxed and ready to eat better. Journal on it, that can't hurt either!
Take care, Anne

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BOOKWORM27S 8/30/2012 11:48AM

    That is kind of the same principle of calorie cycling. Usually it is 500, 1,000, stacked for a few days, and then 1,500 calories and back down again. It can help to confuse your body into burning fat.
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CHANGINGSAM 8/30/2012 11:28AM

    Please be careful.

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THE_SHAKESHAFT 8/30/2012 8:44AM

    That is a little excessive but if you think this is right for you, it's your decision. Good luck.

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