Originally Posted by wannaskipandlaugh
This way of eating does seem to surpress your appetite... but you do need to eat! If you don't eat enough, your body starts eating your muscles too... (Not that I want to scare you)... But I know what you are feeling... Several times in the past (when I was alot younger) I wouldn't eat all day and eat dinner... I also stopped losing weight too... Please eat... even if its just little meals all day long.
But what you are feeling is typical!
I second this!!!! It is important not only for what the above post mentioned but also to get the vitamins, minerals, and proteins that our bodies need. I tend to replace breakfast with a protein shake because I can't eat eggs, but dinner is my fav because I can eat a larger protein (meat choice) lol. I don't see as much of an issue with you replacing one meal with a protein shake but remember to snack on healthy things like nuts, olives, avocados... so on to get the healthy fats our bodies need! Also I believe the reason you are feeling not hungry is because of those good fats so go to long with out them and you start feeling that need to eat again (at least that's what happens to me). I follow more of what the new Atkins says combined with Dr. Atkins book (with out the bars and crap from new Atkins) and you should eat with in a certain amount of time if you are following the Atkins diet. but everyone does this lifestyle with their own mods.