New starter confusion - how many syns do I get daily?

(5 Posts)
SnowBodyforrrrm Thu 22-Sep-16 17:38:10

I joined this morning but didn't get told how many syns I could have per day. I've been looking for info on how to calculate it but I can't seem to find it!

Can anyone help before I give myself an excuse to throw the towel in already please!

KP86 Thu 22-Sep-16 17:39:22

5-15 per day is standard.

SnowBodyforrrrm Thu 22-Sep-16 19:17:25

So quite a big difference then! Was my leader supposed to tell me or can I work it out myself? The meeting was quite a shambles so it may be something that was missed accidentally.

imnottoofussed Thu 22-Sep-16 19:31:26

It should tell you in the booklet/pack they gave you when you signed up. 5-15 per day

KP86 Thu 22-Sep-16 20:47:16

Sorry, I didn't explain well.

You should have a minimum of 5 syns each day, and a maximum of 15. That means you might have 5, then 8, then 7, then 12 etc as your week progresses. It's not a set number. The minimum is there to make sure you aren't restricting yourself to the point of having a massive blow out one day because 'you can't even have one little piece of chocolate'.

For those who have a lot of lose (eg 10+ st) they may start on a 20 syn allowance. But that's rare from what I understand.

Your consultant should have gone over this with you!

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