Here are few of the hcg diet acronyms and abbreviations you should be familiar with.
ACV – Apple Cider Vinegar
AFM – As For Me
Dr. B – Dr. Belluscio. Study on hcg diet: http://hcgobesity.org/research/The_O…t_Dec_2009.pdf
Dr. S – Dr. Simeon, the originator of the hcg diet
FFF – Full Fat Fage; a Greek yogurt reference.
hCG – Human Chorionic Gonadatropin, the hormone used as the basis of the diet
hhCG – Homeopathic hCG
IM – Intramuscular injection
LC – Low Carb
LDW – Last Drops Weight
LIW – Last Injection Weight
OP – Original Poster
P1 – Phase One – A phase initiated by Kevin Trudeau; P1 is a cleanse that he recommends.
P2 – Phase Two – Begins with 2 loading days, followed by the VLCD with hcg, and the 3 days of VLCD after stopping hcg
P3 – Phase Three – the three weeks of stabilizing while gradually reintroducing increased protein and calories without sugar or starch.
P4 – Phase Four – the three weeks of stabilizing while gradually introducing sugars and starches back in the diet
P&I – Pounds and Inches, the manuscript in which Dr. S. describes his theories, findings, and the hcg diet
PP – Pooping Problems
Rx hCG – Prescription hCG
R1 – Round One, the first time someone has been on the hcg diet; following rounds are identified as R2, R3 and so on
SQ or Sub-Q – subcutaneous method of giving shots into body fat, often the belly
Stall – four or more days at the same (or very similar) weight. It is a very common.
The Mother – the cloud of enzyme material in raw, unfiltered ACV
TMI – Too much Information, often referring to posts with digestive/stool descriptions
TOM – time of month
VLCD1 – Very Low Calorie Day One – the first day of 500 calories after loading
Hopefully I have covered it all and if not, I hope the experts would like to add it. 😉