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Off the Metformin: Diary

Discussion in 'Metformin/Biguanides' started by peacetrain, Jun 8, 2014.

  1. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Guru

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    Those were excellent readings after all those carbs. I understand exactly where you are coming from though, feeling reluctant to increase the carbs in case I end up eating more and then more again until I am back where I started. I am terrified of this happening to me now that I have to introduce a few extras to stop losing weight, especially as my levels aren't yet as low as I want them to be. It's a fine balance.
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  2. peacetrain

    peacetrain Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I returned from my holiday on 25 august.

    I waited for travel fluid to drain from ankles then weighed myself on 28 august. 13st representing a 4ib loss since 2nd August. Just a reminder that I struggled to get enough calories on my Turkish Newcastle diet on the second leg of my holiday ;-).

    Although my leg isn't completely better, it's not as swollen. Today I restarted my usual routine of weighing myself at 9am on Boots, before having breakfast. I was very surprised to find I weighed 12st 10lb. I'll credit 1lb to diet but surely the rest must be fluid loss? I haven't exercised as usual because I've had to rest my leg. Who knows? I don't really want to lose so much in a short space of time at this stage.

    Returned to work on Thursday and colleagues commented that I appeared to have lost more weight. I said I thought I'd lost about 6lbs but it seems I've lost 10lbs since they last saw me 6 weeks ago. I think 1lb a week is enough at this stage so I'm going to have to keep my eye on things.

    Average readings this week 5.5

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