Today is my wakeup call day! Anyone want to join me?

(5 Posts)
NotTodaySatan Tue 07-Mar-17 11:51:46

I'm fat. I've put on 2 stone in the last year. There is a contributing medical factor but ultimately I'm just a lazy greedy carb demon who drinks too much. I've been feeling uncomfortable my clothes for weeks now but this morning bit the bullet and got on the scales: 12st 5lbs at only 5'3 shock Proper weeble territory.

It's my 37th birthday in 10 weeks. My present to myself is that I'm going to be 20lbs lighter than I am today.

Am cutting out alcohol and beige carbs (bread/spuds/pasta). Exercising every day and upping my water intake. Have just been and got a full shop of healthy food. Feeling very motivated and in control.

Today's food:

Breakfast: 2 eggs scrambled with peppered mackerel, red pepper, tomatoes, scallions and rocket.

Lunch: homemade veg soup

Dinner: baked chicken breast with homemade ratatouille

Snack: carrot sticks/pepper/small amount of nuts

Anyone else want to join me in making today the first day of their journey to a healthier future?

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Tiredemma Tue 07-Mar-17 11:53:27

Count me in.

10 st 6lbs today and 4ft11.

Egg & Mushroom Omlette for lunch

Chicken in red pesto sauce with cherry toms and courgetti spaghetti for dinner

dragongirlx Fri 10-Mar-17 11:58:56

Count me in too, 5ft 7 and 13 stone 1 also put on 2 stone over the last 2 years.

I am cutting down on alcohol and cutting out processed food and fizzy drinks. I am on weight watchers but haven't been sticking to it so thats starting again

NotTodaySatan Fri 10-Mar-17 20:48:38

<waves to both>

So I've lost 7lbs in 4 days shock. Always happens in the first week of low carb, due to the water weight going I think.

SW: 12st 5lbs
CW: 11st 12lbs
GW: 10st 5lbs (ideally lower but that's my initial goal)

Had an amazing ribeye for dinner tonight with roasted Brussels sprouts, tomatoes and mushrooms. Followed by a 4k trek with the pooch.

Feeling really motivated and infinitely better than Just did a week ago.

How are you both getting on?

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dragongirlx Mon 13-Mar-17 09:23:29

I list 2 pounds this week so I am below 13st but it was mostly due to a killer migraine at the weekend which meant I missed a couple of meals
SW: 13st1
CW: 12st 13
GW 10st
Chicken salad for tea tonight and oatcakes with cottage cheese, rocket and spring onions for lunch

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