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Anyone want to loose just a few pounds, lets support eachother?
I followed the loose half a stone for Xmas thread which I found really helpful. I lost 5.5lbs and put 2.5lbs back on over Xmas. I'm quite small boned and few pounds really makes the difference, but I need encouragement to get just a little more off (4/5lbs so I hit the overall over half stone mark would be good for me) and keep it off.
Is there anyone out there who wants to loose just a few pounds up to a stone, who'd like to join me on this thread? We could record our losses or failures once a week and give general support and advice if we have any.
Yes, I have a target of losing 3 kgs by 14th Feb (for a wedding) and then a further 2 kgs by the end of March (and hoping that this does not mean I've gained a buttload at the wedding) (sorry, I don't understand pounds).
My method: - no bread/pasta/cakes etc. - no alcohol (also TTCing, so this helps) - no treats apart from a square of naice chocolate at night with DH - if at all possible, not eating after 9pm - as many fruits and vegetables as I want - as much water as I want
Can I join too please? Need to lose the last dregs of baby weight. 6 pounds would do me! I'm using my fitness pal too. It's fab compared to paying for weightwatchers online which is what I used to do :-)
I'm up for this. I want to lose half a stone too, to get to my ideal weight. I'm 5'2 and small boned and half a stone is the difference between looking a little bit chubby and looking good, and I want to look good! My aim is half a stone in 6 weeks. Should be totally doable, theoretically, but as I'm not overweight anyway, it is difficult to shift these "extra" pounds.
My plan is: Zumba twice or thrice a week. Walking a lot. Ab exercises everyday - it's really my abs I need to work on, after 2 DCs, 2 c-sections, I still look a bit pregnant and it makes me look bigger than I really am. Eating more fruit and veg and cutting out almost all of the refined carbs, and having smaller portions of wholegrain carbs.
Can I join? I lost a stone with weightwatchers 18 months ago and I know most of it has gone back on but the sessions at work have stopped now. Tried using the online version but it doesn't motive me in the same way.
I haven't dared to weigh myself for months now. I will download mfp and try to get started.
I'd like to come back too if that's ok. I was on the pre-xmas thread and lost about 5Ibs but put them back on over Xmas. I've got 8.5Ibs to go to my ultimate target weight which I have been working towards since September. I've lost 16.5Ibs since then and just need to shift this last bit.
I'm being matron of honour at a wedding in June - my bridesmaid dress arrives in Feb and I need to slim down before that as we ordered it a size smaller than I am now - ekkkk!!!!
I've been using mfp too so will try and add the names above if I can.
I'm planning to limit calories and do plenty of exercise, I want to be nice and tonned as well as light on the scales
choceyes I worked with a personal trainer last year and i can honestly say we did hardly any actual ab exercises but my tummy shrunk from doing circuit / cv type training using my own body weight. It's the best results I've ever had - don't get me wrong it was bloomin hard work but totally worth it!
OK, just downloaded the mfp app and discovered I tried this before but didn't do very well, I'm hoping support from everyone here can help me get there this time. My user name for mfp is BensonBunny (not good at thinking up names) agadoo and thefarmerhasawife I have sent you friend invites!
I'm doing old-fashioned calorie counting, 1200 using mfp, plus exercising 2-3 times a week. Have lost a stone since 1 October, half of that in December alone when I started mfp. Am now below my pre pregnancy weight (had twins 14 months ago) but want to lose another 6lbs then I'll be happy
Have tried all sorts of diets in the past (Atkins, GI, meal replacements) but this seems to be the only way I can lose weight!