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The NO EXCUSES, Now or NEVER slimming thread

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Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 16:08:34

This is a thread for those who are pig sick of over eating and binging and have decided enough is enough.

There will be no excuses on this 'oh but I was due my period' or 'oh but it was left over so I finished it' etc

IF you need to have a nice meal as part of a celebration DO IT but no more excuses - have the meal and move on.

This is a thread for the brave.....this is a thread for the serious. Join at your peril.....

Monday mornings are weigh in - so that we cannot binge on the weekends. I am deliberately being hard on myself and if you want to do it to please join. Even if someone wafts wine and banoffee pie under my nose I will not have it - even if the world is going to end I WILL NOT HAVE IT

weigh in Monday morning and post here

Oh and drink some wine and eat some choc while you still can because on Monday you will be in hell angry

fatbottomedmavis Thu 30-Aug-12 16:19:48

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Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 16:26:25

Welcome Mavis
<shakes hand firmly>

You made a good decision ( I am not normally like this just trying to take it all seriously grin)

I also need to lose 3 stone so I feel we could get on very well indeed. I buy chocolate and stuff my face with it, I can eat a whole family sized cake in an evening too.

NO MORE EXCUSES - See you monday morning for an initial weigh in. I will weigh in pounds - My target is

drum roll please...............10 stone. 140lbs.

Schnarkle Thu 30-Aug-12 16:35:43

<serious nod to youcanringmy bell and mavis>

This is exactly what I need. I ate an entire bag of some berry jellies last night and as I finished the bag I just though to my self how ridiculous I am doing that.

This morning I decided I can't really trust my own mind with food, so decision made.

What ever my first thoughts are for a meal, I will have half that amount.

No ifs, ands or buts from me.

Goal here is 10 stone also.

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 16:42:12

<Bumps knuckles with Schnarkle>

So you decided to join eh?

Good for you grin

A stone stone target is a popular choice - lets do it!! Monday morning weigh in.....then each week we can post our weight loss.

If anyone starts to waiver we HAVE to BOLSTER that person's spirit.
We don not leave A WOMAN/MAN behind....

<goes for a lie down with some Kalms>

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 16:42:33

10 stone target I meant....

outtolunchagain Thu 30-Aug-12 16:50:02

I really need this ,I have no will power and have to have another hip op in the spring ,losing weight would make everything so much easier.I also want to get down to about 10 stone which is about 2 stone for me

cybbo Thu 30-Aug-12 16:50:44

If anyone wants to be shouted at you know where I am.....wink

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 16:51:55

Welcome outtolunchagain
<offers Kalms>

Another good decision. 2 Stone is totally achievable on this plane because we don't accept FAILURE

Actually I am scaring myself a little here but er....thanks for joining and best of luck. See you Monday morning!

cantmakecarrotcake Thu 30-Aug-12 16:52:41

I've just got to breaking point on the weight front, so think this might be a good motivator.

I just did a kg/stone conversion and was horrified to have hit the 12 stone mark (previously only ever reached during preg) and in photos have started looking like a fat lass.

2 stone of post-baby weight to lose - 1 of which I'm pretty sure is post-BF weight where I didn't temper my man-sized portions/cake habit after I got DD off the boob.

So 10 stone target here too... (although I'd be happy with 11 as a more achievable goal)

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 17:00:00

carrot cake - How lovely of you to join us. Sounds like you too have hit breaking point.

Enough is ENOUGH - NO more huge portions necessary.

Whatever diet/ healthy eating plan we are all following the rules are that we do not cheat or binge unless for an event/ celebration etc After that meal we MOVE ON.


<gathers strength from numbers>

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 17:02:15


Thanks for the support. Cybbo is dipping her toe in to decide if she wants to give some home truths in order to motivate us into not letting this opportunity pass us by.

<shakes Cybbo's hand>
<weeps slightly>

You have our thanks Cybbo.

buggyRunner Thu 30-Aug-12 17:08:44

hi my name is buggy runner and I have slapped on 7 lbs in a month!

this must come off!

target 10 stones.

just gone on the pill- need to stop blaming this on me eating cake
have no cooker- just moved and need a range so saving up

I will do this, worried

buggyRunner Thu 30-Aug-12 17:10:08

oh and I am good at kicking everyone up the bum about exersise- move it or loose it!

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 17:13:26

<clasps hands warmly>

Yes - I will be running every morning, I can do 2 miles at a push.
Sounds like you have a good game plan -congratulations for making the decision to join the NO FAILURE thread.

Buggyrunner we will see you monday my friend.

FuckityFuckFuck Thu 30-Aug-12 17:16:10

<shuffles in>

<mumbles something about current weight>

Goal is 11 stone

<blows dust off Zumba DVD's>

50ShadesOfShit Thu 30-Aug-12 17:16:42

Me! Me!
My target is also 10 stones. At the moment I'm 12 around 11ish grin

KampaKat Thu 30-Aug-12 17:20:09

<Wobbles in>

My name is KampaKat and I need a kick up the bum!

I am trying to lose about a stone and a half of babyweight (cake weight) am just coming to the end of BFing my 13 month old and appear to be a touch heavier than my clothes would like me to be

TTC #2 now and would quite like to shift the weight before I have an excuse to put it all back on again

My target is 9 and a 1/2 stone.

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 17:27:19

Ladies ladies...tut tut...

NO EXCUSES -Fuckity no shuffling allowed. From now on you will march in with head held high with a 'I take no shit' face.

50shades - NO EXCUSES you are 12 stone - own it and MOVE ON.

Kampa - Quite like to shift the weight won't work. YOU ARE going to shift this weight.

p.s. I am nice really honestly thanks

Youcanringmybell Thu 30-Aug-12 17:28:46

Oh and Fuckity...keep that dust off of the dvd's - we have to live off that stuff fro Monday wink sad

FuckityFuckFuck Thu 30-Aug-12 17:31:29

<Pulls back shoulders>

<Stares determinedly at flabby belly>

I bloody well will get my figure back

Better? grin

<Carefully wipes dust into a tub for lunch on Monday>

cantmakecarrotcake Thu 30-Aug-12 17:32:46

Kampakat, I could have written your post!

except the 9 1/2 stone bit

I still have my head in the sand about exercise.

kaytola Thu 30-Aug-12 17:35:08

My name is Kaytola. I am a bloater. I eat too much and do too little.


Target: 12 stone (for now)

Let's do this thing!

(offers backside for kicking)

ElectricSoftParade Thu 30-Aug-12 17:37:34

This sounds just what I need - just been tagged in some FB photos and, fuck me, I am a fat lass. I weigh about 14 stone and would like to get to between 11.5 - 12 stone and I WILL DO IT.


Good luck although luck is not needed, we now have the NO EXCUSES thread.


buggyRunner Thu 30-Aug-12 17:42:45

so I may plan sunday dinner to be more like the last supper, this week! may be hard as I'm playing volleyball on Sunday afternoon.

ps if anyone used to do a sport or fancies trying a new one now really is the best time. there's loads of try it things going on- I went to volleyball last week (never played) and was good!

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