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How do you guys manage if you drink? Gin/vodka and low cal mixer? I’m an ale drinker so need to switch.... it’s probably the ale that has made me need to do SW!!
I've tried vodka and pepsi max this week. Its morish lol. 3 syns single vodka
If you miss the ale could you drink a bitter shandy using diet lemonade?
generally light alcohol such as vodka and gin are lower in calories therefore syns.
Personally I dont really count alcohol if its just a single nightcap and its never stopped my almost 6 stone weight loss since January.
If im drinking a lot I will syn my drinks
I think SW is not only helping me loose weight (only been back on it 2 weeks) but also helping me readjust my attitude towards alcohol.
I was a come home and have a couple of wines girl. And then out most weekends since ive been single. Over the year it became a habbt i wanted to get out of for obvious health reasons.
The thing is i work hard during the week and i often meet up with friends at the weekend so i had to find something that worked for me, as i like a drink when im out with the girls etc.
I weigh in on a saturday so i flexi syn on a saturday/sunday. Ive switched to vodka soda and a splash of sugar free lime at home/friends houses or vodka and diet coke when im out. I keep track of how many syns i drink. If im doing stuff at home or at friends houses i pre measure a set amount of syn values of vodka out , take the syns off of my weekly amount and then i know if i dont under estimate what ive used.
The remaining syns i use throughout the week on food. Hi fi bars or mayonaise etc.
It works for me. Means i can still socialise, have a drink, stay within my syns allowance but has also helped me reduce my drinking to one weekend night and afternoon a week.
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