3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > Carb Counters > Low Carb Frequently Asked Questions

Thread Tools
Old 03-08-2007, 09:46 AM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Sep 2006
Posts: 17

Red face fatigue

this is my second day on atkins.i woke up today exhausted.
could this be carb withdrawals already?got a slight headache as well.
how long should i expect this to last?
forest faerie is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-08-2007, 10:59 AM   #2
Larry's Angel
JerseyGyrl's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: NW New Jersey But, My Heart's In Pittsburgh!! GO STEELERS & PENGUINS!!!
Posts: 3,060

S/C/G: 245/143/145


Sounds like "Induction Flu". You can expect it to last a few days. Be sure you are taking a good multivitamin, eating plenty of veggies & you are drinking lots of water. It will be over soon.

You CAN do this!!

All the best to you!!

Start Each Day With A Grateful Heart

Still Going Strong On Atkins Since April 13, 2004

Before & After Pics: http://i13.photobucket.com/albums/a2.../Kimatlake.jpg
JerseyGyrl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-11-2007, 07:13 AM   #3
Lovin' Life
RobinW's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: WNY
Posts: 4,456

S/C/G: 300/too much/155


I agree with Kim

Remember the more water you drink, the more of the carb "leftovers" gets flushed out of your system.
RobinW is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-15-2007, 10:49 PM   #4
karrier's Avatar
Join Date: May 2005
Location: Havelock North New Zealand
Posts: 51

S/C/G: 265/239/130

Height: 5'3"


They said it all. Yup sounds like carb withdrawl. The only other thing I could say is forest faerie hope it all passes quickly.

See 'ya lighter!!
started 7 Jan 2007
I ain't where I want to be but thank God I ain't where I used to be.
265 ----239-----130
9 to go to next goal
40 to go to ONEderland
109 to go to goal
karrier is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:40 PM.

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.

Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2