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Is SW still basically the same as a few years back?

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JorahsMissus Mon 20-Mar-17 16:51:35

This might be a bit cheeky because I would know this if I just paid to go to a SW meeting but things are tricky at the minute and I go to weight watchers with DP as he is doing great at it and doesn't like the idea of SW.

I had thought I was doing really well at WW but was losing only 0.5lbs most weeks which is fine I suppose but it hasn't inspired me and I've been really off track this past 2 weeks and need a kick up the backside to get going again. The thing is, I've always done much better at SW but DP is doing so well at WW that I don't want to stop going with him or I know he well stop going to weigh ins.

From what I remember of SW, a third of the plate has to be superfree foods which are fruit and vegetables. Lean meats and fish are free as are potatoes, ALL pasta and rice? Add to that a HeX a and b (can someone refresh me on those?) and some free foods which I can remember to be mullerlights, pasta and sauce, mug shots etc and I know I can find some info on these online but if anyone wants to tell me some more additions I would be really grateful.

Have I got the basis right?

I know it's really silly to go to a WW weigh in while doing SW but I think it's better than letting DP down and starting SW weigh ins by myself which is too scary to even consider.

Thanks in advance.

Notreallyhappy Tue 21-Mar-17 07:34:26

Those are the basics.
Have you looked at ww no count. Similar to sw have a chat at your group.

Imfinehowareyou Tue 21-Mar-17 07:43:59

Why don't you buy a SW magazine as it explains it all in there?

zoka15 Tue 21-Mar-17 08:44:07

Not ALL pasta is free.... fresh pasta isn't

JorahsMissus Thu 23-Mar-17 00:23:14

SW magazine is a good shout.

No count is very similar, yes but I just miss rice (only brown on no count which is disgusting) and I think SW is a little more versatile as rice, pasta and noodles will give a better range of options.

Thank you zoka, I forgot about that.

drquin Thu 23-Mar-17 00:54:49

If you wanted to follow SW a bit closer, you can allegedly buy the book on EBay.
Just search for "slimming world book" and there may or may not be some of interest grin

JorahsMissus Thu 23-Mar-17 11:19:41

I've looked at that Dquin, prices can get very silly. I'm actually very tempted just to go to a SW meeting, join up, get the books etc and then go to WW weigh in with DP every week (we don't stay for meetings).

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