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Carbs are NOT my friends!

Bugger it all! As with most 'relationship' breaks, mine with Dr Dukan has led to weight gain - a significant gain of 4lb in the last week! With the addition of sugar cravings and bloating... was the break worth it? YES!

Not because of the Easter meals out or the chocolate, but because it has made me more sure that Dr Dukan's way of eating is for me! I have come to realise that when I am properly on the diet I feel so much better - I feel lighter and more energetic, there are NO sugar cravings after a few days.

So, as of Thursday, our relationship is back on - with a renewed vigour... I say Thursday as that is when I must go shopping and restock the fridge and cupboards... so until then I am off to help finish off the bag of Doritos in the cupboard and the last of the Easter chocolate that isn't destined for Mousey Man!

After which I am going to have 7 days pure protein and harrass D to make me those nice Dukan biscuits...

A yummy break and an iPhone app treat - well it is Easter!

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With the passing of Lent - I have decided to take a small (long-weekend) break from Dr Dukan and allow myself to dine out with friends and enjoy some lovely home cooked pizza (D has been demonstrating his Pizzola skills in the kitchen today to his friend) over the weekend. 
Whilst, I am enjoying the break, I must say I am eager to get back to the diet on Tuesday, fully focused and refreshed (if a little bloated from the carbs... the fact that I am noticing the difference in how they make me feel and my energy levels after eating 'bad' carbs amazes me!). 
With a new week beginning and being only 2lb away from my last goal, it is now time to look at a new weight loss goal (and share with you my starting weight and current weight). 
Until, now I have been doing it by stone, recording my loss on a handy free app on the iPhone called Targetweight. So, for Easter I decided to upgrade to the paid for app to access other useful functions including a note taking feature where I can re…