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    Hey everyone, im looking to drop around 6-8 lbs of water that I gathered while traveling. Increased carbohydrate intake and sodium intake along with being unable to maintain physical activity has caused this.

    I feel terrible. I'm anxious to lose the water, but I also understand that it might take a few days. Im already consuming a lot of water and have begun with my diet again. I can now limit sodium and monitor carbs as appropriate with my diet. Also, I have started physical activity again and will also be using a dry sauna at my gym, now that I have finally stopped traveling across country. With that being said...

    I'm considering getting some dandelion root. Anyone have experience with this? Or does anyone have other recommendations?
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    I would hold off, you are prob retaining water from poor diet on vacation. Your body will adjust naturally, just keep sodium down and increase water intake.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BPjohn123
    I would hold off, you are prob retaining water from poor diet on vacation. Your body will adjust naturally, just keep sodium down and increase water intake.
    ^^^ Exactly, but if you're insistent on a diuretic a low dose of the dandelion would be at least a super cheap option.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BPjohn123
    I would hold off, you are prob retaining water from poor diet on vacation. Your body will adjust naturally, just keep sodium down and increase water intake.
    This is definitely why the water is such an issue. I grabbed some dandelion root because I found it for 5$. I'll give it a few days before I take it. I'll let my body have a chance to return to normal eating habits and training and see how that works.
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    It shouldn't take your body long at all time adjust. Are you sure you just didn't gain fat on vacation? When i went to jamaica, I turned in to a puffy mess being at an all inclusive result. i didn't call it water, i called it fat.. because I knew i was eating to much.

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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench
    It shouldn't take your body long at all time adjust. Are you sure you just didn't gain fat on vacation? When i went to jamaica, I turned in to a puffy mess being at an all inclusive result. i didn't call it water, i called it fat.. because I knew i was eating to much.

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    I've still been as careful as possible on my diet. I only exceeded my maintenance calories on one, maybe two days. I've been traveling for 5. I have a quick jiggle in my stomach, signs of water, at least for me.
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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench View Post
    It shouldn't take your body long at all time adjust. Are you sure you just didn't gain fat on vacation? When i went to jamaica, I turned in to a puffy mess being at an all inclusive result. i didn't call it water, i called it fat.. because I knew i was eating to much.

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    I know what you mean, it's damn hard to keep your macros in check when you're surrounded by top-notch restaurants.
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    Quote Originally Posted by J19891

    I know what you mean, it's damn hard to keep your macros in check when you're surrounded by top-notch restaurants.
    I stared down several steakhouses today. My wallet made the decision for me. Haha
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    Quote Originally Posted by Natestreo View Post
    I stared down several steakhouses today. My wallet made the decision for me. Haha

    Its WAYYYY different when its an all inclusive result lol. You don't have to pay for anything!!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by criticalbench
    It shouldn't take your body long at all time adjust. Are you sure you just didn't gain fat on vacation? When i went to jamaica, I turned in to a puffy mess being at an all inclusive result. i didn't call it water, i called it fat.. because I knew i was eating to much.

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    O really? & how much fat did you gain?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Natestreo View Post
    Hey everyone, im looking to drop around 6-8 lbs of water that I gathered while traveling. Increased carbohydrate intake and sodium intake along with being unable to maintain physical activity has caused this.

    I feel terrible. I'm anxious to lose the water, but I also understand that it might take a few days. Im already consuming a lot of water and have begun with my diet again. I can now limit sodium and monitor carbs as appropriate with my diet. Also, I have started physical activity again and will also be using a dry sauna at my gym, now that I have finally stopped traveling across country. With that being said...

    I'm considering getting some dandelion root. Anyone have experience with this? Or does anyone have other recommendations?
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    I ended up using the dandelion root and had some decent results. Not ore contest worthy, but it worked for what I needed set the time. I shed about 6lbs of water in 2-3 days along with sauna usage
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    Quote Originally Posted by AaronJP1 View Post
    O really? & how much fat did you gain?

    A total of around 16 pounds.. but at least 5 of pure fat.

    Lets see.. i ate all day long non freaking stop.. drank fruity, sugary drinks all day long, non stop.. hell with 24 hour room service at secrets st. james.. i was eating at 2am lol.
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