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Old 03-16-2013, 06:43 PM   #1
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Share your Fat Fast success stories please

I'm thinking about doing it for 3-4 days.
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Old 03-17-2013, 02:14 PM   #2
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Did a 5 day one about two weeks ago. Lost 8 pounds give or take.

Lots of bacon, eggs, mayo and canned chicken. It's critical you watch your calories. One day I bumped up to about 1600 calories and the weight loss stalled. My sweet spot was about 1200-1400 cal. I also had a really hard problem getting to 90% fat. The best I could manage was 86% one day.

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Old 03-17-2013, 02:20 PM   #3
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NOt a success story here.
I tried it, but couldn't make it past one day.
All that grease gave me stomach problems.
I admit though, i was early on in my Atkins woe, having coming off the "recommende" low fat high carb regime of 25 years or so.
I wonder if now that I'm used to a high fat diet if perhaps I wouldn't be able to tolerate it. I guess i'll never know because regular low carb is doing just fine. I feel great and have lost a bunch of weight.
Good luck to you.
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Old 03-20-2013, 02:40 PM   #4
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I'm using it one day a week. I don't know yet if I have success. I'm dwn 3 lb for the month, but I started the month high, so I'm curious to see what the next month brings.

This I have learned: it isn't that hard, relatively. I have a desire to eat more, but the actual hunger isn't too bad. And I do lose weight, though I put some of it back on in subsequent days. So, it shows me that my weight-loss sweet spot is somewhere between fat fast and what I do the rest of the time. That motivates me to try and find it.

I feel best on fat. I half wish I could just live on an olive oil IV and not have to deal with the rest!

I'd love to hear your experiences.
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Old 03-20-2013, 05:44 PM   #5
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Well I started Sunday at 153 and am down to 149 today
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