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Can I do 6 days on plan 1 day blow out?

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PlayOnWurtz Sun 23-Apr-17 15:41:46

I'm really struggling with sw. I have been extremely good this week and averaged about 9 syns a day some more some less. But I don't think in an stick to this 7 days a week. I need to eat some fat! Just a piece of crackling with dinner or some chicken skin and some crisps and a cake and some ice cream...

Would it blow my week out the water by having a day off plan?

SleepFreeZone Sun 23-Apr-17 15:47:19

I think a whole day off plan yes, a planned cheat meal - no.

ChessieFL Sun 23-Apr-17 16:52:37

Sounds like you need to have your full 15 Syns every day so you don't feel deprived.

OwlinaTree Sun 23-Apr-17 22:01:36

Well you could try it. It might work for you. See if you lose doing a cheat day.

catlover1987 Mon 24-Apr-17 10:34:33

I weight myself on a Monday first thing (doing it online) and then I am a not as strict for the rest of that day. I will still have slimming world friendly meals but will allow myself a bit cake or a lunch out etc without worrying too much about syns. This doesn't seem to affect my weight loss but I am a slow loser (1-2lbs per week.) My weight loss might speed up if I stuck to the plan 100%, 7 days a week. But I know this way I won't start to resent the diet and will stick with it.

BasinHaircut Thu 27-Apr-17 16:37:48

There is having a day off plan, and then there is going on a binge. You want to binge and that's exactly the behaviour you need to try and change.

I feel your pain though, honestly I do. Maybe just one cheat meal? If you've averaged 9 syns a day for 7 days then you have 42 syns to play with already. Bet you could have something satisfying for that.

Persephone31 Sun 30-Apr-17 15:21:19

I have reached target and can maintain by doing 5 days on plan and 2 days off - but I can't lose by doing that. I managed to lose 1.5 stone by having a cheat meal and treats every week after weigh in

orenisthenewblack Sun 30-Apr-17 15:41:01

I can't wait to get to target (3 stones to go). I am hoping then I can be on plan Monday - Friday, and then enjoy the weekend with takeaway, ,meals out with dessert etc. I'm praying that this will maintain my ideal weight because a lifetime of saying no to apple crumble, ice cream, pancakes and a few packets crisps is a lifetime of sorrow.

KoolKoala07 Sun 30-Apr-17 15:49:37

I've always (and I've been bloody dieting for years) had the time after weigh in off plan. And I'd lose. I think it's best not to be overly greedy though.

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