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planeymcplaneface Mon 11-Jul-16 22:53:18

I joined SW tonight and im feeling positive about my journey starting. I have a 2st target loss and id like to lose at least 1st for my friends wedding in september. It would be nice to gain some other posters and to have motivation from each other smile

HayleyPanda Mon 11-Jul-16 22:59:14

Im joining tomorrow night! Im also feeling extremely positive! I joined two years ago and lost 2 stone. Really looking forward to becoming the woman i want to be! smile

planeymcplaneface Mon 11-Jul-16 23:05:16

I had been thinking about it and then it was recommended on my aibu thread and i thought ive nothing to lose. The meeting was really good and they didnt mind that i took 1yo ds along too. Everyone loved him lol

Candypops14 Tue 12-Jul-16 22:22:16

I started yesterday I want to loose 4 stone atleast, really determined this time! X

Tweetypie30 Wed 13-Jul-16 07:53:24

I joined just over a week ago. Lost 3.5lbs in my first week, second weigh in tomorrow. I've set my target for just under 3stone but ideally I'd love to loose 4. Good luck 🍀

Candypops14 Wed 13-Jul-16 09:05:06

How's everyone finding it? I'm finding dinners the most I struggle with as I don't like vegetables lol x

planeymcplaneface Wed 13-Jul-16 15:01:32

Im struggling with ideas for dinner that arent syn laden lol

36mum Wed 13-Jul-16 16:16:43

Omelettes, homemade soups, lean meats or fish, slimming world chips, slimming world tikka sauce from Iceland is great with chicken and rice, homemade burgers made with less than 5%minced beef, I especially love birds eye sensations cod in tomato & Rosemary sauce it only takes 4 min in the microwave and is only 4 syns team that up with baked potato and veg and you will be full, drink loads of water, have small treats now and again and add up all your syns. You will be amazed by the results if you stick to plan.

Candypops14 Wed 13-Jul-16 17:23:12

I'm going to go to Iceland tomorrow and get some slimming world bits, thanks for the ideas, having a omelette Tonight!

planeymcplaneface Wed 13-Jul-16 18:02:59

I got some slimming world meals from iceland tonight along with some micro bags of boiled rice. The meals are 550g which seems a big portion or is it an alright size

36mum Wed 13-Jul-16 18:29:28

The Iceland meals are huge!

planeymcplaneface Wed 13-Jul-16 19:06:31

Do i just have them on their own if they are so big? Im struggling to know how to fill in the food diary its confusing me

Namechangingbastard Wed 13-Jul-16 23:39:39

I like the meals too. I sometimes throw a bag of the steam fresh vegetables in too. Or the beef chana saag is amazing with chips!

OuchLegoHurts Wed 13-Jul-16 23:54:57

I'm joining tomorrow evening, am determined to lose a stone. Have tried and failed so many times this year so far. I've done ww before many times but am sick of it and looking forward to the change.

Paulrn Fri 15-Jul-16 08:16:41

We both joined a week ago and I could not believe how much we ate !!! However I lost 11 lb and my partner 5.5 lb so guess it works. I do not syn so guess that helps.

Candypops14 Fri 15-Jul-16 09:14:58

my first weigh ins on Monday, I was wondering the same I have been eating loads! Be good to see if Iv lost any haha

Candypops14 Fri 15-Jul-16 09:15:42

How did it go? X

Jk2016 Sun 17-Jul-16 20:20:57

Hi, I've just registered to mumsnet tonight so this is my first post, I'm joining slimming world tomorrow night, how do I start my own discussion for tips & support on this sight, I have 4 stone to lose

Sunshine2243 Thu 28-Jul-16 06:52:16

Went to my first meeting yesterday! So excited, aiming to lose at least 3 stone.

The part I feel maybe difficult is weighing food to know how much syn it is, especially when out, does anyone have any tips on how they count syns? Also, is frylight a natural oil or is it mixed down with chemicals to make it fat free? I usually cook with olive oil and was surprised that it is a syn!

abigwideworld Fri 29-Jul-16 13:26:17

Sunshine afaik the reason fry light is free is that you use miniscule amounts per spray. If you were to pour it from the bottle it would no longer be free.

Sunshine2243 Fri 29-Jul-16 14:10:18

Ahh thanks, is one spray enough for say a stir fry? Or to fry steak/chicken?

Candypops14 Fri 29-Jul-16 14:17:33

Iv had 2 weigh in so far at slimming world and have lost 8 1/2 lbs! Hoping to loose 3 more this week but weigh ins on Monday and I weighed myself today and Havnt lost any, eek X

abigwideworld Fri 29-Jul-16 14:32:51

I use about 5-10 sprays for my pan. Be careful about cooking it at too high a heat as it can easily burn your pan.

Sunshine2243 Fri 29-Jul-16 18:25:23

@abigwideworld ahh thanks for the tips, that makes it better as one spray looked like nothing! smile

@candy well done on your big loss! That's amazing first week progress! Any tips on following the diet? What were your favourite meals?

moomoo1967 Mon 01-Aug-16 16:08:03

I am thinking of going to a meeting tomorrow night, I need to lose approximately 2 stone, I do not want to be this heavy for my 50th next year

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