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Old 12-31-2010, 01:13 PM   #1
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Default Best day today

Today is the first day since I started Atkins that I haven't had cravings or felt excessively hungry (which I imagine is just sugar withdrawals.) All I have had today is 2 boiled eggs for breakfast. It is now Noon and I know I need to eat some more, so I am going to force myself to have a salad.

When I first started (5 days ago) I wasn't sure that I would ever get to the point where I just didn't want to eat. But 5 short days later I am there!

Just wanted to share what I considerer a milestone in my journey -I hope everyone has a safe and happy new year!

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Old 01-01-2011, 08:19 AM   #2
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That's great news, Beckyh. It's one of the best things about Atkins; those cravings do go away if we let them.

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Old 01-01-2011, 09:58 AM   #3
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This is a huge leap for me too. When eating low-fat/low-calorie, I had to eat five times a day because I would get too hungry between meals (of course, since I was counting calories, eat meal or snack could not contain many calories). Now, I am eating three meals a day and often not so hungry at meal time.
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:51 AM   #4
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Congrats Beckyh! This is good news for you and all Atkins members...continued success!
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:01 PM   #5
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I can't wait to get to that point!! Congrats!!
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:42 PM   #6
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Awesome! I love hearing things like this. There is a light at the end of the tunnel I am still in cravings and always hungry mode......
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