R1 P2 D21-Morning (310.6)

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So, today is the first day that I didn’t lose any weight. Not only did I not lose anything, I actually gained 0.4lbs… there are SEVERAL possible culprits and I’m going to work on naming them all. Firstly and what I believe is most responsible, I didn’t drink nearly enough water yesterday. I was cleaning the house and organizing our office for the new puppy and I didn’t have water with me all the time to remind me to drink (increased activity being another possible reason). Secondly, I mixed a new bottle of HCG yesterday morning… not sure if it takes a bit to fully “mature” but I took my first dose right after mixing. Thirdly, I had run out of fruit in the morning and so I didn’t have fruit with my lunch as I always do. Fourthly, I did all my grocery shopping for the week and portioned out all my meat yesterday which included cutting all the fat off my meats which meant that I directly handled fat for a good hour yesterday afternoon before grocery shopping. Fifthly and finally, I was behind on my birth control and had been taking 2 pills a day for several days which I believe can cause water retention. Although I gained 0.4lbs I did not see an increase in inches at all. I’m still very happy with my losses and when I went to bed last night after thinking of everything that deviated from my norm I was expecting something like this. By request I’ll start posting my menus although I’m not sure that people would want to know from yesterday… lol

Morning: 1 large cup Mint Medley Tea by Bigelow w/ 10 drops Sweet Leaf Clear Stevia

Lunch: 100g pounded chicken breast & 1-2c Shredded Cabbage cooked in water w/ 1 Grissini

Dinner: French Onion soup with Round Steak, 1 Grissini & 1 small Jonagold Apple

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About mindyp679

This is a log of my weight loss journey on HCG. I started this journey the heaviest I’ve ever been… so much so that my weight wouldn’t even register on a Weight Watchers scale. After my 2 days of loading I hit a high of 335.8lbs. I have more than 160lbs to lose to reach my goal and it will be a long time coming. Please feel free to offer encouragement and tips to help me stay motivated as I lose my way to 175! I hope this page will serve as an encouragement to others who are also on their own weight loss journey. God Bless you in your endeavors!

4 responses »

  1. Handling the fat can definitely affect your weight. Next time, wear rubber gloves. It’s a little harder to handle but worth it!
    Hang in there!
    Jen

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