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Starting again... Anyone looking for a buddy?
KeepAbreast · 21/06/2014 23:47
Okay, so I'm going to start Slimming World again. I lost about three stone last year on it after having my DD but I've put it all back on and more :/ and I feel stuck in a massive rut.
This time however, I'm back at work so can't make it to group, so will be doing it from home. If anyone else is thinking about starting SW, or already has, I'd love to have someone to chat to and check in with! Anybody?
MalloryTowels · 06/07/2014 21:24
Lost 6lbs in my first week! Pleased but I've got masses to lose to perhaps not surprising. I've been really motivated this week in preparation for weigh in tomorrow although I have to go to a different class to weigh in because of work. Went to a bbq and just ate homemade burgers and salad so I'm feeling pretty virtuous. Good luck this week SWers. Favourite meal this week has been prawns with a stirfry veg bag fried in fry light with a dash of soy sauce and rice. Mmmm
GreenCurlyTeeth · 07/07/2014 08:39
I lost 4.5lbs in the first week! I was secretly a bit disappointed because my mum, who is lighter than me, lost 7lbs
I've found the diet easy to follow but I'm starving all the time! I'm eating lots, probably too much, and eating large meals but half an hour after eating I'm starving again. I feel like my body is missing something and thats probably bread and sugar. Does anyone know if this is normal?
I'm also very bloated most of the time. I'm drinking lots more than I used to and weeing loads but some days my stomach looks even bigger than ever!
I've managed to rope a friend in to joining so I've got a lot of support if I need it. We haven't stayed for a meeting yet as I don't think it would help me. What actually happens at the therapy sessions??
My favourite recipe so far has been beef curry and rice. Absolutely delicious, I may make it again tonight! Quorn chilli was lovely too but the quorn bolognese recipe was a bit strange. Edible but we won't be eating it again! Garlic and lemon casserole was also very tasty.
Katiekins90 · 07/07/2014 16:17
Good luck with your weigh in!
Went to shopping centre today OH had kfc I had boiled egg and potato salad :(
Trying to use as little syns as I can this week had 2 slices of pizza yesterday and half a bar of chocolate oops.
Chilli tonight for dinner so I will fill up on boiled rice, and have plenty of fruit stocked up
beckslovestimmy · 08/07/2014 08:59
Hi MrsS and welcome. What are you planning on eating today?
I had 2x weetabix for breakfast (my Healthy extra A&B) and a plum.
Lunch will be a ham and egg salad, lettuce, spinach, tomatoes, cucumber, spring onion and fat free dressing.
Snack will be a muller light and fruit (cherries and nectarine)
Dinner will be the colourful carbonara recipe off the SW app.
Syns will probably be a couple of biscuits with a cuppa once DD is in bed.
Good morning to everyone else.
Katiekins90 · 08/07/2014 09:54
Morning and welcome mrss
Breakfast: 2x alpen lights (hex b)
Lunch: bacon poached eggs vegetarian sausages and spaghetti hoops
Dinner: pasta in passata sauce with grated cheese (hex a) with a load of veg
No syns used but il prob have a options hot choc in bed later
Katiekins90 · 08/07/2014 20:59
I have to admit when I started the first 3-4 days I was stil hungry at night, using my syns and eating loads of free food but by day 5 it all seemed to change. Now if I'm hungry I have a bowl of fruit or my latest thing raw carrot sticks and it does seem to fill me up. I do tend to drink a lot of Pepsi max which fills me up to.
Had no syns yesterday to try and undo some of the damage from Sunday (pizza!)
I have 2.5 lbs to get my stone and I think I'm close to my club 10 as well not to sure as she didn't tell me what it was or write it in my book.
What's everyone's favourite snacks?
beckslovestimmy · 08/07/2014 21:20
Really enjoying all the summer fruit at the mo. Favourites are nectarines plums strawberries and cherries. The added bonus is my 18m DD is enjoying them too. I want to be a positive role model for her and don't want her growing up with weight issues like myself.
I love yoghurt so having a muller light most days. I'm going to try and make some ice cram with a muller light and quark. Worth a try!!
I usually use my syns for a couple of biccies with a cuppa at night.
I'm going to make a quiche as something savoury to snack on too.
Katiekins90 · 09/07/2014 21:22
I'm so annoyed at myself, I've had a bad week I'm so good all day gets to 6pm and there's all my syns gone in about 10 min. I'm worrying about weigh in tomorrow. I think alot of it is I feel a bit fed up that even though I've lost 11.5lbs I can see no difference at all. Saw some pictures on FB of me at my sons fete on a bouncy castle my legs look like sausages squeezed into their skin. I really need to get on track again
WhereBeThatBlackbirdTo · 09/07/2014 21:35
Katie did you use your maximum syns each day for the rest of the week? Our consultant agreed that it is possible, but not advisable, to 'save' them for, maybe, a weekend out.
Any chance this could be useful IYSWIM?!
And have you measured yourself? 11.5 lbs is LOADS! Just because you can't see it doesn't mean it hasn't disappeared
Good god, that sounds complicated. It sounded right in my head!!
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