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Stop the grazing. Look aMAYzing. Slenderistas spring into action to lose 7lbs in May

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BitOutOfPractice Mon 01-May-17 05:47:13

May the force of the Linda be with you as we aim for 7lbs off in a month

Here's a link to the April thread

SpuriouserAndSpuriouser Mon 01-May-17 06:12:08

Great title, thanks Boop (and Mr. Boop!)

Fast day for me today. Unfortunately I am working all day, so I am heading off bright and early with all my food for the day (a salad and a banana) with me. Hope the rest of you enjoy the bank holiday! <not jealous> grin

BitOutOfPractice Mon 01-May-17 06:17:13

Spurious what sort of work do you do that means bank holiday working? At least you'll avoid the snacking I guess!

I'm still in Barcelona. Last day today. I have eaten and drunk all the things. blush but I've had a fab time.

SpuriouserAndSpuriouser Mon 01-May-17 06:38:28

I work in healthcare, so it's pretty much par for the course. Yes, odds are I will be able to avoid snacking so that's the silver lining!

I bet it's been amazing. I love Barcelona, it's one of my favourite cities!

ponygirlcurtis Mon 01-May-17 07:09:50

Woohoo new thread, great title! Thanks BOOP - enjoy your last day, Barcelona is a lovely city with too many foodie temptations!

If it's any consolation Spuriouser, I have been working all weekend on and off, big freelance deadlines. Hence why I am awake now fretting about it! Will get up and weigh in a minute.

Stellar67 Mon 01-May-17 07:47:09

Checking in. Reminding myself that just because it's a holiday does not mean I can eat the fridge.

Nice title wink

TooExtraImmatureCheddar Mon 01-May-17 08:38:43

I'm working too. I can totally read a 90 page document by 9 o'clock, right? But before I get off MN and start that, I just have to say: 10 stone 8.75! Hooray! Quick scan of the last thread reveals that my earliest posted weight in May was 10.9.5, so I have lost a grand total of 0.75lb in April. blush I went back up to 10.13 at one point after Easter, though. Still, I am happy to be back in the 10.8s, and I'm now in the final stretch towards my sister's wedding - it's 2 weeks on Friday, eek! Dress is still too tight in the chest, but I am pre-menstrual so I'm hoping for better things post-period. I'm aiming for 10.3 by May the 19th!

HairsprayBabe Mon 01-May-17 09:05:18

Starting this month on 11.2 and I have more eating planned today!

Oh dear, may has to go better than April for me!

lastqueenofscotland Mon 01-May-17 09:52:32

Great title BOOP!

Giving myself today off but motivated to hit it hard this month.

anyone else entered the London ballot?

Balonder Mon 01-May-17 10:05:36

Love the title BOOP. I am starting a 10,000 swing kettlebell challenge for May and hope to cut out sugar and wheat. Have meal planned and shopped for the week so no excuses. Good luck everyone.

BeyondStrongAndStable Mon 01-May-17 10:32:00

Weighing in at 226.6lbs. Looks like I have regained all of my lost weight, though this is hardly a surprise.
BSD starting now, breakfast is muesli, raspberries and milk with lemon tea (cut out the coffee again)

poorpaws Mon 01-May-17 10:41:59

I'm really going to try this month but I said that in April. I just need to get below 10st 12lbs now, I've been there too long.

Very clever title, love it 😀

TVHubbyClaire Mon 01-May-17 10:55:43

Starting month at 12st 11 after two nights in pub over the weekend angry

I think to lose 4 Lindas would be good for this month, booze free for next 12 days might help.

On the positive NSV side..... I was getting ready to go out on saturday and put on a shirt bought for me by DW at Christmas. Had to take it off as far too big, do you know if I can have it altered/ taken in?
It was quite expensive and I like it and I want to wear it withhout looking like I'm wearing a checked parachute.......

leesmum Mon 01-May-17 11:00:01

Can I join in please?
Start weight 9.3
Need to get back down to 8.10
I know it must look like I don't need to lose weight but all my clothes are tight and I refuse to go up a size grin

Archduke Mon 01-May-17 11:02:32

Hello hello hello all. Great title BOOP, good to see you all starting STRONG and committed.

I am only down a 1lb or 2 but am about 2kg from my goal so not too fussed.

Eaten ancient grains and fruit for breakfast, veggies and butter chicken for dinner. 3 flat whites. Stuffed.

Happy Bank Holiday to those that have it. Here the kids went back to school after the Easer hols. BEST DAY EVER.

lastqueenofscotland Mon 01-May-17 11:04:53

Oh forgot to put lost 5lbs in April shock

FreeNiki Mon 01-May-17 12:05:19

Place marking with nothing to report.

Is my b.day this weekend and dread it. Have a session with hot PT this week 😍

Will try and lose 3-4lbs this week.

BeyondStrongAndStable Mon 01-May-17 12:09:17

500 steps in to my 3000 step goal smile

Softpebbles Mon 01-May-17 12:15:19

Checking in! Thanks BOOP great title.

I've never been to Barcelona!

Bank holiday and I am spending the day catching up on all the jobs I don't get done when at work. I so need a cleaner or to care a little less!!

My aim for May is a minimum of 3lbs. I know some people reading will think that's nothing but I'm really struggling so 3lbs permanently off would make me happy. Like TV said (of sorts) it's nice to have a new slightly lower weight to float around. Haven't weighed this morning but will tomorrow. X

keeponkeepinon Mon 01-May-17 14:42:06

Hi all! Just checking in. What with the bank holiday normality doesn't start till tomorrow...

walruswhiskers Mon 01-May-17 14:53:38

Hi all, I'd like to join in if that's ok.

I need to get back in the zone. 11st6 this morning - I'd like to be 11st by the start of June. Can easily lose 3 this week, it's the next 3 I need to work on.

Quite hungover after night out yesterday so I am pleased with myself for not eating ALL THE CARBS today - my usual cure.

FreeNiki Mon 01-May-17 14:56:11

this week!!!

hell no...i meant this month.

BeyondStrongAndStable Mon 01-May-17 15:04:41

I just made myself a reward chart like a toddler grin

Twiglet15 Mon 01-May-17 15:07:25

Got distracted last month and forgot to post after the first week! blush

Managed a good loss in April (first time in years I've not had a single Easter egg!) And finished 7lbs down. Total weight loss since January is 31lbs (16st 9 blush to 14st 6!) I'm down 2 dress sizes so am completely chuffed.

I do am dram and have a show next week and have a slinky costume to wear. So pleased that i can get into it! Slightly short of my goal of under 200lbs for the opening night but hopefully a couple of fast days will get me there by next weekend!

BitOutOfPractice Mon 01-May-17 15:33:29

Hello walrus everyone is welcome in the best thread on mn*

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