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Some how I lost 8 lbs in 5 days

I have been stuck at 273, only gaining or losing the same half a pound, for over a month. SO I decided to change things up and eat 4xs "meals" a day and 2 small snacks... I also incorporated Alli into my plan, taking it at the the three more caloric meals (I had no "treatment effects" from it). Well it must have worked because I snuck a peek this morning and I am down to 265!! I am weighing in for real on Monday, and I hit the gym tomorrow and Sunday, so hopefully I could see 10 by then!!

Fri. Apr 25, 3:17pm

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at 273 "lost 8 lbs in 5 days" = water weight - sorry to say. but keep up whatever healthy eating and exercising you are doing...

Friday, April 25, 2008, 3:36 PM

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I dont know if it is all water weight - i thought the heavier you are the easier it is to drop multiple lbs a week - and if you are just trying to lose a few lbs to look better it is much more difficult.

Friday, April 25, 2008, 3:49 PM

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Friday, April 25, 2008, 6:40 PM

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Imagine 8 pounds of chicken fat or lard sitting on your kitchen table. It takes up a lot of room. I'm sorry but its highly doubtful you lost 8 pounds of adipose tissue in 5 days. You may have lost a little bit but I have to agree with the earlier poster, it was probably mostly water.

Friday, April 25, 2008, 9:51 PM

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Yes, but think about how many calories it takes to support that much weight. You could still take in a reasonable amount of calories and lose quite a bit. People who go through gastric bypass lose in the double digits. It is possible.

OP - I hope the changes you have made are healthful. Congrats on losing, I hope this spurs you on until you reach your goal weight!

Saturday, April 26, 2008, 8:13 AM

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