with a glass of water

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Just a quick question and possibly a stupid one. I havnt had mych luck with orlistat just yet. Been on iver one month and nothing yet.

could it be how i take it. I dont always have water. Sometimes just with food and maybe coffee. But never water.

probably not a change but im desperate for this to work for me 😕

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    Hi hailey I never take mine with water usually tea, I'm coming up to a month on them and have not weighed myself !!!, I do feel clothes looser tho, I'm both nervous and excited about my weigh in with doc 😕
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    Hi Hayley, I can sympathise how you feel as this is exactly what happened to me. I was so good for 3 weeks sticking to less than 5g fat per 100g and no more than 1400 cals per day, wrote everything down, and on 3 days over that period had less than 1100 cals. I was in tears one day as I have 5 stone to lose. Anyway, my husband was convinced my body had gone into starvation mode and was holding onto everything it had stored because he said it was ridiculous what I was eating as so little and unsustainable (I was even constipated and hadn't been to the loo for 4 days). My husband was saying "how can you poo out fat when you aren't eating any blah blah blah". Anyway, decided to test that theory and had 2 days of eating anything and everything - fish and chips, apple crumble and custard etc etc. Weighed myself after these 2 awful days (and yes I had gone to the toilet copious amounts aswell on 2nd day) and I had lost 2.5 lbs. I honestly do believe my body was shocked and was like "what the hell". So yesterday went straight back to the good plan and shall see what transpires over next 2 weeks being really strict again. Oh yes, and I do drink loads of water, sugar free squash, herbal tea and diet coke but I don't think it makes any difference if you take the tablet with coke, tea, coffee or water etc.
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    hi hayley thats what was bothering me im definatly not a water drinker coffee thats about it ive been on my tablets 3 days and feel fat, bloated and constipated!! I havnt written everything down or worked out the calories i just eat most low fat things maybe i should count calories and fat content? Ooh im desp for them to work how are you doing on them now? Good luck hun hope they work for us both lol xx
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