Totallyyourselfsweetenerstarting1. If what you are eating has less than 1 carb, count it as 1 carb just to be sure.2. avoid cainffe at least for the first two weeks on the program.3. Drink a MINIMUM of 8 glasses of plain water or seltzer daily.4. Don't weigh more than once a week5. Take starting measurements as well as sometimes you'll lose inches before pounds6. Avoid any type of low carb for the first two weeks7. Don't compare your loss to else's this is a YMMV thing (your milage may vary)8. Stalls are common the third week so don't panic9. If you follow your plan to the T and don't lose, consider Candida as a possibility and avoid , cheese, mushrooms and any other fermented food10. Have bloodwork done before so you have a comparison11. Cholesterol can be elevated in the first few weeks til your body adjusts make sure your doctor knows that you're doing low carb and when you started12. Don't blame the diet if you don't read your plan book blame the diet if you don't read the labels Don't blame the diet if you don't follow the dietHope this can help u.