SLIMMING WORLD #2(998 Posts)
Blondes arranges cushions and sw friendly snacks
welcome one and all and
I lost 9lbs in my first week! I'm delighted, that's a lot more than I was expecting. I celebrated by treating myself to a bagel with smoked salmon and cream cheese for dinner
muminthecity. That's a fab loss, well done! In fact its absolutely amazing!!
Don't forget though that today does count, our consultant reminded us of the "black hole" after your WI, when you go mmmmaaaadddd. She said she'd had 76 syns in one go, mainly from the chip shop. I have to confess about 26 syns tonite, all from the bottle. I'm not sure where I could find another 50 syns from, but I do see what she meant.
And well done everyone else, some super losses.
androbbob : I have banged on about it, but the success express is working for me. I do it four days, then do EE Fri to Sun. They explain it in one of this years books, it's basically low carb and low fat but you get 2 hebs and 2 heas so you don't feel hungry. I have done it, 4 on, 3 off, for the last three weeks and lost about 4 lb. for me that's really good and it has meant I've felt more relaxed over the weekend.
Muminthecity - that's amazing!! Well done!!!!
Well done mum and curly. Fab losses
B fruit and yog
L ham roll (b) and salad and boiled eggs
T mince sweet potato and veg and prob cheese (a)
Must catch up with my sw mags - for think 2 new and unopened
Well done on all the losses! 1.4lbs off for me this week.
Hi everyone well done on all the fab losses!
Weigh in last night and I lost 3lb, despite being away with friends at the weekend so was rather chuffed. 8lbs in two weeks and I'm doing the scan bran thing thing this week so hoping for at least 2 off next week. Really pleased with how well SW is working for me.
Well done for all the losses
Made quiche a la blondes last night with tuna and sweetcorn, so am having that for lunch today with salad. Will let you know what I think later!
Hi SW experts am after some advice. I have done SW in the past and lost half a stone then completely fell off the wagon! Have regained the half stone and then some! Now TTC, and very concerned/embarrassed/ashamed about my weight. Don't want to delay TTC any longer as time/age is against me! So am thinking about restarting SW in the hope that I can lose some weight whilst TTC. Had heard somewhere that SW was ok if pregnant/TTC but their website seems to say that you can't do it if pregnant.Obviously I could attend until pregnant and first couple of months if I don't tell them but just wondering if anyone knew otherwise?
PS what is the scan bran thing you all mention? I heard it talked about in classes before but never got round to investigating any further!
Well done mrsmeow
Cow - you are insinuating you might not like quiche a la blondes ......
Yes you can do sw tcc and no reason why you can't when pregnant - Tbh it's healthy eating - think you may get an extra a for calcium - maybe google it
And you can also sw when bf afterwards - again sure you get extra syns and possibly extra a and b
This is a good thread but (and please don't take offence anyone) I do notice that people mostly post about their weight loss, which is understandable, but don't always answer queries. SO I will try but have queries of my own!
Onceipop - I really can't see any reason why you couldn't do SW while you were pregnant because it is as they say food optimising not a diet as such (though it feels like one sometimes!) am surprised that the website says you can't do it if you're pregnant.
Re: Scanbran. These are sort of crispbreads but they are not as nice as Ryvita - people talk about sawdust and I can see why, but I think they are 1/2 syn each on SW. They have them at the SW classes and yu can buy them from Holland and Barrett. You need to have something on them as they are very dry (hence the sawdust thing) I slice banana on mine.
PLEASE can someone tell me:
Is quorn only allowed on green days?
My books are a few years old - are there new ones out (Tiger mentioned success express in this year's books)
If there are new books I will need to go back to class but I then just do it myself at home as hate going to class even though it is always recommended.
Lovely to hear all of your doing so well but I need to do well too!
Tbh nina most of us do ee rather then red green though think androb does green as veggie so don't know the answer of your question
On ee you can eat quorn mince chicken and rosemary onion sausages freely
Think other quorn stuff is syned
You really need to get this years books either via sw or eBay etc as things change so much
Thanks for the replies. Am feeling very motivated today - weighed myself this morning and it was a bit of a shock! So am trying to decide whether to rejoin a class or do online - thinking a class might be a good motivator as easy to cheat (and ignore the weigh in requests!) at home! But starting today anyway as can remember the basics I think! So far:
B - fruit
L - jacket potato with tuna/ fromage frais/small bit of salad cream
Tea is a slight poblem as meeting some friends for an italian meal - any suggestions??? I presume tomato based sauces with pasta, or perhaps bolognese may be best?
Of course not insinuating that I wouldn't like it Blondes...I knew that I would like it, what's not to like
I was just wondering whether I had put too much tuna in with a full tin, and I can report back that it was too much tuna. Still lovely though and very filling, I've not even had my satsuma afterwards!!
Yes Nina, there were new books in January this year, mine are at home or I would look for you about the quorn.
Re: scanbran - they are 1 syn each or 5 for a HEb and as Nina said, you can get them in group
where they are cheaper or Holland and Barrett.
Cow - glad you liked
And I add either a tin of tuna - salmon - or packet of ham chopped
May make a chicken based one next week
Never tried scanbran - tho others say it is sawdust
Would be cereal - roll - rivitta for my b - when I rem to eat lol x
Thanks Blondes, how are you doing?
I never thought of adding tuna to the quiche, I'll try that next! I made one at the weekend with onions, peppers, spinach and ham...that was nice but needed a bit more flavour I thought.
Scan bran is £1.20 in group, that's for 10 slices so 2 days if you're doing it that way. My SW consultant has put some fab recipes on Facebook using scan bran, including choc orange cake, scotch eggs, meatloaf, curly wurly cake. I'll try and C&P some over if anyone wants any? Weight loss is supposed to be fab with it.
OnceIPop - I went for an Italian at the weekend and had a tomato mozzarella and avocado salad. Not v interesting but nice and filling
Perhaps it was just my
cheap tuna. It wasn't the best stuff in the world and the taste was quite overpowering. Do you use tuna in brine or spring water?
I have to agree MrsMeow there are some fab recipes for scanbran, I just haven't tried any yet...you can even make scanbran ferrero rocher!!
hi mrsmeow - not too bad thank you for asking
cow - i use tinned in water
onceipop - pasta and prawns/chicken in tom&basil sauce is prob the lowest
dont be fooled by salads, sometimes much higher esp if caesar dressing or avocado etc
onceipop SW can be done all through TTC/pregnancy and you still have 15 syns and 2 HEA & 2 HEB (and good luck!)
WI tonight for me...am hoping for 2 lbs so I can get my half stone award
Good luck for tonight Huff I'm hoping for the same when I WI on Saturday so that I can get my half stone
Will try some of the tuna in water instead next time.
Thanks everyone, I was very pleased but still have a looong way to go!
Tigerdriver - You are right, there is definitely a temptation to binge eat on WI night and then get back on the wagon the next day! However, my bagel was 11.5 syns, smoked salmon is free and the philly was my HEA so not too bad .
Today I had a banana for breakfast, jacket potato topped with light philly, smoked salmon (leftover from last night) and spring onion with a big salad for lunch. It was delicious and very, very filling! I am having trout with SW chips, asparagus, sweetcorn and broccoli for dinner.
nananina I am not sure how old your books are but I have a spare set from 2012 which I am quite happy to post to you. Not sure if it has success express in it but may be a better option than buying off ebay.
Back later - got some work to do.
4.5lbs off - half stone award, slimmer of the week and slimmer of the month
Now time for a jacket potato and salad followed by a crunchie (9 syns)
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