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Starting tomorrow - already feeling a bit of a failure, help!

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VulvaVoom Sun 21-Jul-13 15:35:31

OK, so I have to do this. DD is 9 months old and I'm around 2.5 stone overweight (and short, so it looks even worse) I feel shit so I do want to do it.

Anyway, decided to start tomorrow, so for last few days have tried to stick to 1200 a day, which is the amount myfitnesspal set me (BTW anyone know how to change this, have tried to find a way, so far no luck)

I have failed miserably and feel that I have eaten fairly heathily, e.g Greek salad for lunch and then a mugshot, weetabix for breakfast yeasterday etc and a gallon of Pimms last night!

So now I'm dreading managing tomorrow, to top it off I'm doing the food shop and will then be indoors as too hot for DD, I will be going mad!

Sorry I've gone on but my main question is, what are the tips and motivations I can use to keep myself on the right track tomorrow, I'm a bit scared I will fail and then think, sod this, eat, feel worse - sure you al know the cycle! smile

Also, am I allowed 2000 a day on NF days??

Londonmrss Fri 26-Jul-13 11:10:38

no need to feel crap vulva, you've done 2 fasts this week! 5:2, right? Feel good about it. I usually stick to new eating plans for about a week before I just give up but feeling good about sticking with this one for 2 weeks so far. See the positives and all that.

VulvaVoom Fri 26-Jul-13 15:37:11

Almost ate crap today as been in with DD but managed to stop myself, hooray!

One good thing about us being in - I was bored and purchased the 30 Day Shred on Amazon - eek.

Londonmrss Fri 26-Jul-13 16:41:20

cool! your thighs will stop aching after a couple of days, honest!

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