(Closed) Have two weeks to lose about an inch around my tummy???

posted 8 years ago in Dress
Post # 3
6661 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2010

Well the easiest way to lose weight in your tummy without excersizing is to cut out carbs and sodium. So you actually need to start eating at home more since restaurants go crazy with the salt. And south beach might be good to follow which will make your stomach super flat by design.

Post # 4
1641 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: May 2011

Like ModernDaisy said, eat at home. Drink lots of water and fruits and veggies with a high water content (cucumbers, watermelon, etc.) to help with bloat. This will help with any bloat. 


Post # 5
514 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

spanx do wonders!


Also, be sure not to have any carbonated beverages

Post # 6
965 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

cut out any extra sodium you eat and drink a ton of water. it works! make sure you don’t cut your sodium to 0 though because that can make you very ill. Just no canned soups, no spice mixes loaded with salt, and no extra salt on the table! Lean cuisines and things like that are loaded with it too.

Post # 7
158 posts
Blushing bee
  • Wedding: November 2010

Add a touch of lemon juice to your water and drink lots of it! The lemon juice makes the body retain hardly no water and flushes your system out.

Post # 8
445 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

I vote South Beach (but the original version) — I lost 10 lbs in 2 weeks on that before! No carbs outside of vegetables, very low salt, cut out sodas, eat 3-5 oz light protein with every meal – no eating out! no pre-cooked meals! no frozen meals/food!

It’s strict, but you can lose a lot of bloat and water weight in no time if you really follow it (and add some extra exercise to your routine) – just make sure you eat at least 1200 calories a day.

Spanx is an easier option though!

Post # 9
561 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2012

I agree with ginnyc: Eat right and wear Spanx!

Post # 10
3979 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: January 2012

Say bye bye to carbohydrates!! You’ll definitely be able to lose an inch in 2 weeks by sticking to a plan like south beach 🙂 Good luck!

Post # 11
7174 posts
Busy Beekeeper

Ditto on no carbs and sodium.  If you keep your diet to non-processed foods (ie: only eat real food) nothing processed and no extra sugar anything – you’ll drop it easy.

Post # 12
1328 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Lose the sugar and carbs.  LOVE the veggies.  You’ll be amazed at the difference it’ll make!

Post # 13
1246 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

i also say south beach! its super hard but it works

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