“Well I promised a testimony and you’ll like this one. I started my VLCD on 9 Dec 2011. I weighed 260 pounds, and my blood pressure (with 3 medications) was 217/127. I stayed exactly to the book taking 6 drops every four hours from first thing in the morning…and felt zero hunger at any time. I did have some challenges on the fourth day… with a headache that almost brought me to my knees, but the next day I took some asprin and it subsided. By the 10th day my BP had dropped to 120/80 so I dropped my Norvasc med. After about another 10 days it was back to normal again, so I cut my Benicar pill in half. My BP stayed at about 140/85 until the last week when it started rising slightly. I believe once I start excercising that will stop and I should be off all meds within a couple of months.
Weight wise, the results were even more dramatic. I didn’t lose even half a pound for the first 4 days, but on the 5th I dropped 4 pounds and have averaged almost a pound a day since. It seemed common to go two, sometimes even three days at the same weight, and then two pounds would drop. Initially those stalls were frustrating, but after I saw the trend I just waited.The tape measure was even more exciting. 5 inches of total loss the first week (waist and hips were most dramatic). That trend continued every week… week 2- 7.5 inches, week three- 11 inches, week four- 15.5, week five- 21.5, and today 25 total inches. I went from a size 46 pair of pants, to a 38… been 15 years since I’ve worn a 38.
This morning I weighed 225 pounds. I was very serious about this diet, and did it exactly the way the book recommended… that’s the only counsel I would give anyone who tries it. Also, I believe if you can get past the 5th day the rest is a cakewalk… boring, but easy. I am starting the low/no carb phase tomorrow morning, and really look forward to what my body will look like in the next 3 weeks. I will report back at that time. Thanks so much Craig… it’s been an exciting month!”
Roy M. (Anchorage, AK)
Hitting a stall or a plateau? Don’t let it go too long! Some of the most common stalls on the HCG Program can be quickly eliminated by one of the following;
This is a good time to take a very close look at any sweeteners you are using. Many of them contain artificial sweeteners like aspartame, sucralose, dextrose, maltodextrin, etc… these will hinder your weight loss on the program. The recommended sweeteners are Stevia and Xylitol.
What are you putting on your body? Lotions etc. These can also hinder your weight loss while on the program. We recommend Mill Creek Sleepy Hallow oil free moisturizer and facial cremes, coconut oil, plain mineral oil (most baby oils are mineral oil) or try lotions/moisturizers with a mineral base. Avoid suntan and sunscreen lotions; we haven’t found any solutions for this particular challenge.
The Apple Day – The apple day produces a gratifying loss of weight on the following day, mainly due to the elimination of water. This water is not regained after you resume the normal nutritional program.
Are you having a bowl movement every day? Our Bowel Support formula is excellent at helping you maintain proper bowl health.
Smooth Move Tea is an herbal laxative that for many works within 24 hours.
If the stall persists please call one our our Support Coaches today! 907-602-1440
Stalls and Plateaus can be nearly eliminated by those who choose to do a proper cleanse prior to the HCG Protocol. It is never too late to start a cleanse. Many clients have broken big plateaus on the program by starting a cleanse. We especially recommend the (Renew Life) Liver Detox formula as it focuses on the liver and the bowels which are the body’s natural pathways for eliminating toxins.
We are thrilled to announce our Biggest Loser Challenge winner Jen from Anchorage! She has one our first challenge and there will be many others to follow! Stay tuned to find out when our next challenge will begin! You can win a $200 shopping spree for a new wardrobe….because you will totally need it, or $250 in products from Alaska HCG. We are so excited to help you all reach your weight loss goals! Thank you for your support!