Originally Posted by lifesnotchess
Yes I mean I definitly feel good about the weight I have lost, it just seems discouraging when most people who are on the same diet loose so much faster than I. It is getting harder and harder to stick to it.
As I said...They are losing Water and Muscle.
If it i getting hard to stick with then you shouldnt be doing it.....you need to be living a lifestlye you can live with forever.
IF you are doing atkins strictly to lose weight and then get off of it once you get there you will almost definately Gain all the weight back. It does not teach you how to maintain your weight if you stop doing it. When initially stopping it your Glycogen stores will fill back up and you will gain Water weight back. Also you will probably start adding food s back into your diet that will not be as filling. Ketosis can suppress Appetite and cravings. it is evevitable that once you are off it you will be eatiing much more calories and will gain the wweight back.