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I got fed up of dieting. Ate like a pig for a week and have lost 2lbs

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JeannieSimmons Thu 11-Feb-16 15:19:58

I've been trying to diet since christmas and have not lost anything. I got sick of it last week and said I'd start slimming world this week so inbetween I thought "fuck it, I'll spend this week eating EXACTLY what I want to eat".

That includes sausage rolls, crisps, big chocolate bars every night, biscuits, junky freezer meals - on tuesday my day consisted of:

Breakfast - toast
Lunch - Freezer ready meal, sausage roll, crisps
Dinner - steak slice and beans
supper - chicken burger
Supper 2 - Dairy milk


This is a typical day - yet low and behold this morning - the start of my slimming world diet - I'm 2lbs lighter!!! how does that work? I'm almost scared to diet now incase I put it back on!!!

LaurieLemons Thu 11-Feb-16 15:26:41

They say it's not what you're eating, it's how much you eat and they're right. I've given up on diets I just count calories if I've put on a bit of weight. I try to be healthy but it's hard and I find that if I have a bowl of cereal I'm fine but if I had something like eggs and avocado I'd want something after, I just like my sugar!

Congrats on your unhealthy weight loss!!

Millliii Fri 12-Feb-16 16:27:53

Mindful eating is when you eat when your hungry and eat exactly what you want but stop when satisfied. Did you subconsciously do this?

CottonSock Fri 12-Feb-16 16:29:26

For me there is about a weeks lag, it might be the diet working!

toffeeboffin Fri 12-Feb-16 19:15:27

I am actually not that surprised.

You no doubt felt more satiated so didn't over eat!

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