I feel really good physically and in control. But one wonders about the long term truths of low carb dieting. CarbSane has been doing a lot of questioning too and it's been helpful to read her posts. A lot of people comment on their belly fat that wont shift. Also a LOT of them don't get to an ideal weight. They loose weight, but only so much. And, while I'm as vain as the next person, the reason I started this was to get healthier, not worry about becoming diabetic and not have aching hips and knees. How big your tummy is a definite health marker.
I want to get into the wii fit ideal bmi range and have a smaller tummy. So I've decided to move more to a 'balanced' diet. Reducing my fat intake, putting a few more carbs in there and increasing exercise (especially as I'm driving to work now). So this morning I had a poached egg on a slice of toast and half of my son's apple.
I'm quite convinced that my weight will stay the same or go up these next few weeks while I adjust what I eat. I've just got to keep logical about this and think long term.
Meanwhile I did finally go out and buy work trousers that fit and don't have to be safety pinned into place!