20 stone

(24 Posts)
CamboricumMinor Sun 13-Mar-16 15:56:56

...and 7 pounds to be precise.
Anybody around who also has masses of weight to lose who can do this alongside me?
hoping that there is or I'll have made this awful admission for nothing and will be mortified

MrsDallowaySaid Mon 14-Mar-16 06:28:05

I just got up and weighed myself. 18 stone 1.5. No wonder I keep my OH awake snoring blushconfused. How are you planning to effect this miracle?? Because I know the calorie content of every food in the world and it hasn't helped much... I just don't know what to try next.

DoesAnyoneReadTheseThings Mon 14-Mar-16 06:48:52

Snap, no idea what to do.

CamboricumMinor Mon 14-Mar-16 12:21:12

I'm going to use my fitness plan and track every single thing I eat, that and give up chocolate and crisps. Oh, and drink water when I feel hungry that will be a lot of water then

MrsWOLF1 Mon 14-Mar-16 21:09:53

Me to , lots of health issues as well as weight , but seemingly on a self destruct path as I can't seem to stop shovelling food in .I seriously believe I'm a food addict

DoesAnyoneReadTheseThings Tue 15-Mar-16 09:13:04

Me too MrsWolf I have tried everything and I have no idea what to do. Realistically I know I'm slowly killing myself yet I still can't stop.

Imnotaslimjim Tue 15-Mar-16 09:17:33

I'm exactly the same weight as you, and feel like I have an enormous job to do. If you figure out the secret can you please share it? The only help I've been offered from the Dr is surgery or Orlistat, and I don't fancy either!

FeralBeryl Tue 15-Mar-16 09:23:49

Hi, I've been doing a meal replacement- but it's one where you can actually still eat a bit on it! Each day I also have 200g of cooked weight veg, half a jelly, 150mls of milk and as much slim pasta/slim noodles as I want.
I started in November, came off for a 12 week break but am now up to 3st 6 weight loss. I actually lost 2st 11lb in the first 8 weeks.
I just can't make the right choices and have a very erratic lifestyle so this suited me really well. I didn't want to chance orlistat etc and risk the faecal leaking hmm
I find these (obviously not a long term fix) a real boost to get the first few stones off. Im hoping then to get back into slimming world as these aren't the most sociable of plans, but then again neither was I when moaning I was too fat to go out anyway!

FeralBeryl Tue 15-Mar-16 09:26:00

Cambo sounds like you have a great focus to lose dude, I wish you well flowers sorry, didn't mean to hijack thread, I just felt equally stuck and wanted to share what helped me.

ChicChantal Thu 17-Mar-16 20:27:07

Me. 113 kg which is er um er nearly 18 stone.

Toffeelatteplease Thu 17-Mar-16 20:41:55

I've lost over a stone and a half with my fitness pal since January (I didn't weigh myself at the start so I don't know exactly), I have about 4 stone to go. I have been so pleased with the results and it really hasn't been hard. I've haven't given much up (except bread which I have swapped for sandwich thins) and most of my treat food has sneaked back in either in smaller portions or in a more sensible version (eg popcorn for crisps).

Totally worth doing and so much easier than I thought

fudgesmummy Sun 20-Mar-16 21:39:45

Hi all, I would love to join you all for some surport, and hopefully give some back. I was 19st 12lb when I weighed my self last week. Thought I was about 17st so rather shocked and feel totally useless at the moment. Have had a lot of health issues over the last few months and need to loose weight. Just thinking about it makes me feel miserable

PacificDogwod Sun 20-Mar-16 21:44:54

Have a look at DietDoctor - the science behind this site has made me radically reevaluate what dietary advice I give.

If you have lots of weight to loose, you could do far worse than kickstart the process by doing a bit of low carb/high fat/high protein dieting. It's easy, it fills you up, it is tasty and the metabolic advantages behind getting rid of unnecessary carbohydrates is sound. Also, it brings noticeable differences in weight/size/health satisfyingly quickly (well, relatively speaking wink).

Look at what they are saying about 'sugar addiction'.

Imnotaslimjim Sun 20-Mar-16 21:51:55

So I've been back here a few times since I first posted but couldn't think of what to say, and yesterday morning I decided I needed to do something about this. So I've started on a meal replacement plan. I weighed myself this morning and I'm starting at 20st 12lb. Not the heaviest I've been but not far off it. I'm going to do 2 weeks on the meal replacement to give me a kick start then I'm going to try low carbing. The Dr wants me around 10st, I'm aiming for 12st for now with a view to moving that lower once I get there if I still don't like it

IsItIorAreTheOthersCrazy Sun 20-Mar-16 22:13:07

I have a lot of weight to lose (have already lost a fair bit though) by following slimming world and keeping a 'fat' pic of me to hand as motivation.

One thing I would say is that to look at losing the whole amount is overwhelming. I spent a long time thinking 6 stone is just too much and I'll never get to the end goal. So I changed my goal - I wanted to lose 1 stone. That's perfectly achievable and once I managed that, I felt confident about the next one. I've broken the whole thing down into single stones so I have something to celebrate. This week I lost 3lbs - not much in a 6 stone journey, but almost a quarter of my 1 stone goal. Does that make sense?

happydollplease Thu 31-Mar-16 21:24:57

Last year I weighed 18 stone 10. I now weigh 14stone 7.5 but still have a long way to go. It's so overwhelming isn't it.

RavioliOnToast Thu 31-Mar-16 21:34:04

Can I please join in?

I'm 23, 5ft 5 and weigh 15stone 7. I am disgusting.

I am actually going to be hypnotised next Tuesday at 11am though, for a 'chocolate addiction' which I'm extremely excited about.

I think I may start logging calories on mfp and start the 30 day shred again

LollipopViolet Fri 01-Apr-16 19:42:17

I have about 6 stone to lose, am probably around 14 stone but daren't get on the scales in case I confirm that blush

Have eaten disgustingly today - my excuse, in my brain was that I've been to the gym blush. Did OK with Slimming World a year or so ago but have no time now to attend a regular group, and don't want to pay for online.

Do have my trusty fitbit and am going to start logging on MFP as of tomorrow (today is too awful to even contemplate...)

Lupuschic1 Sun 03-Apr-16 01:32:26

Am I too late to join in this weight lose craze fols, ive a mammoth perso size to loose x

LollipopViolet Sun 03-Apr-16 14:42:11

Well, just weighed myself - need to lose 5 stone 1lb to get to my goal weight.

smilingeyes79 Sun 03-Apr-16 16:11:24

Hi. I'm 18st 12, on day 3 of Cambridge diet ... i need time out from food for a little while. My thought it 8-10 weeks of this and hopefully shift 2 stone at least then re introduce foods slowly with minimal carbs. .. its going to be a long journey, I didn't put it on in 3 months so can't lose it in that length either.
Well done everyone on admitting their weight and desire to get more healthy ... its a tough road but you will get there xx

LollipopViolet Sun 03-Apr-16 19:56:06

Oh, I never posted my weight. I'm 13 stone 1, and although I'm not looking to lose as much as you ladies, I have serious emotional eating habits so 5 stone is a lot for me.

Is it normal to be a bit scared of looking too thin when I'm done??

PinkSmiles Sun 03-Apr-16 22:47:24

In November I weighed 19s 11.5lb. Joined slimming world and am now down to 14s 13lbs (total loss to date is 4stone, 12.5lbs). I have 3stone 13lbs to go!

All ive done is follow slimming world food optimising plan (mega straight forward and not diet like at all!) and moderately increased exercise (initially with walking 20mins a day up to about 45-60mins 4 evenings a week).

I'm hoping that by this time next year I'll be within my target.

If I can do this, anyone can xx

FatMe Tue 05-Apr-16 11:46:57

<sidles in gracelessly>
I daren't weigh myself but I've probably got about 12 stone to lose. I just scared myself getting breathless trying to do a quick tidy up.

The only thing that has ever worked for me is SW so I might go back to that tomorrow. I need to be held to account.

I've got two little kids. I can't die. FFS.

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