So I thought I would wait a few days before posting my reflections. In that time I have returned to eating carbs, but in moderation. No longer drink caffeine and don't take sugar. I have regained nearly ALL the weight I "lost". I assume this is a mixture of fat fain, but is largely glycogen and water since the weight gain is so unbelievably rapid (literally in 2 days or so).
I've had a couple of blowouts for my birthday; afternoon tea at the Savoy and a Haagen Daas ice cream yesterday for my birthday. I have been good otherwise.
I won't be doing Atkins again, but here is an attempt to give a balanced review:
Breaking my caffeine and sugar addiction
was akin to giving up smoking
I supercharged my weight loss losing 4kg
in 3 weeks. 88.7 to 84.7kg.
More alert, slept better and needed less,
more positive outlook and self esteem
No hunger pangs, cravings for food largely
Eating Bacon and Eggs every day was cool
Started to …