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New to OMAD and struggling

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  • Vanguard1Vanguard1 Posts: 372Member Member Posts: 372Member Member
    Keep at it and trust it!!
  • blambo61blambo61 Posts: 4,372Member Member Posts: 4,372Member Member
    Ive had as bad and even worse. Drink lots of water and do Omad and in three days you will be back to where you were.
  • shans34shans34 Posts: 535Member Member Posts: 535Member Member
    Don't lose hope! The weight will not come off linear, there will be gains and losses, trust the process.
  • 1MADGIRL1MADGIRL Posts: 836Member Member Posts: 836Member Member
    We've all been through setbacks but we're all still here! Stick with us! We'll all get there !
  • Babygyrl17Babygyrl17 Posts: 49Member, Premium Member Posts: 49Member, Premium Member
    It's been a while but I'm still going strong with OMAD - down 51lb. Still experimenting and enjoying the process. Has anyone noticed a difference in weight loss with green tea/extract?
  • barbheartbarbheart Posts: 433Member Member Posts: 433Member Member
    You mentioned chewing gum? maybe that is what´s keeping the hunger there? psychologically you are kind of eating without eating?...
  • arguablysamsonarguablysamson Posts: 1,587Member Member Posts: 1,587Member Member
    Gum will usually release insulin and make you hungrier. I know some can do it, but I've never done it. I advise all to avoid it.
  • blambo61blambo61 Posts: 4,372Member Member Posts: 4,372Member Member
    Interesting. I have chewed a lot of gum lately but will re-evaluate. It seems to work short term but it may be making me hungrier. Probably not good to go through pack a day either like I've done! :/
  • Babygyrl17Babygyrl17 Posts: 49Member, Premium Member Posts: 49Member, Premium Member
    Chewing gum doesn't increase my hunger or affect my weight loss. I added green tea to my regimen and it seems to be helping but it's still too soon to say for sure.
  • Brendalea69Brendalea69 Posts: 3,461Member Member Posts: 3,461Member Member
    How's it going?
  • kurlyokurlyo Posts: 2Member Member Posts: 2Member Member
    my kids do not produce insulin (type1) and chewing gum usually gives them low blood sugar. eating is then required. same thing is probably happening to you. I think something about stimulating salivary. I nibble off 1/3 peice of the brand "pure" gum for a bit of breath freshening. stash the reminder for later. that's the most I can have without causing hunger. Also 85+ carbs the day before will cause hunger the next day. Sip a hot cup of salt water, try green tea. If hunger is interfering with my job performance I have 1/2 oz almonds, evaluate what may have happened and try again. It takes time for our bodies to stop telling us it's meal time. keep practicing.
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