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No loss first week
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FlyingFordAnglia · 10/01/2017 08:45

I've done slimming world a couple of times. 2015 lost 2 stone, break to have DS2 then last year and lost further half a stone. Stopped in November due to Christmas, meals out etc meant it wasn't working for me.
Started back last week, felt really motivated, doing food diary, good meals with plenty of speed food. Between 10 and 15 syns a day.
However it's my official weigh in this evening and I got on the scales this morning and I've stayed the same!! I'm absolutely gutted and feel quite down about it.
Does anyone have any ideas as to why this could be? I honestly have stuck to plan 100% and am at a loss to what has happened.

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Bluntness100 · 10/01/2017 08:46

Maybe cut down on the syns?

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Nishky · 10/01/2017 08:49

Don't give up! I lost a solitary pound on my first week and was ready to walk. The lovely lady on the weigh in saw my face and said ' they all count, they really do' so I stayed and went on to lose 4 stone!

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OwlinaTree · 10/01/2017 09:11

It usually takes me a couple of weeks to see the effects of excess. So if I have a big weekend away and I'm off plan I might lose well that week, but the following week I know I'll stay the same or only lose a small amount. My body takes that long to adjust.

If youve been enjoying the Xmas food and booze it might take another week for you to see a loss. Stick with it! I lost 1.5lb my first week and wasn't that impressed. Lost 2.5lb the next week.

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littlecupcake · 10/01/2017 09:17

I rejoined last night and the consultant said it's important to take measurements. She said that sometimes, even when the scales don't move, your body can change shape and clothes get a bit looser. Might be worth doing that?

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FlyingFordAnglia · 10/01/2017 09:35

Thank you all so much. I was just feeling a bit down about it because I have genuinely tried hard.
I'll take tonight on the chin and maybe cut down on syns next week.

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tabulahrasa · 10/01/2017 10:34

If you've counted the syns right, it won't be them...

Check you're really swapping out a third of your portion with speed free foods, check the amounts of your healthy extras and what they are...

And have a think about what you had the week before you started, if it was anything like my Christmas it's very likely to have an impact on this week too.

It is rubbish when you've worked hard and it doesn't show on the scales, but for that first week it's often what's gone on the week before that scunners it.

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LunaLambBhuna · 10/01/2017 19:16

I feel for you OP. This is the kind of thing that ends in me giving up (again).

Are you due on any time soon? Could that be the reason?

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FlyingFordAnglia · 10/01/2017 21:12

Well it looks like it's my scales. I've actually lost 4.5 lb!! I have no idea how my scales can be 4lb out but they're now in the bin and will not be replaced. Moral of the story, don't try weigh yourself at home!!

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Geepee71 · 10/01/2017 21:31

Well done, that's brill, glad you went along to be weighed!

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littlecupcake · 10/01/2017 21:43

Yay!! Well done, that's a huge loss Grin

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OwlinaTree · 10/01/2017 21:52

That's great well done!

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FlyingFordAnglia · 10/01/2017 22:29

Yep, felt like staying at home to eat the Christmas Pringles that are still taunting me. Glad I didn't now!!

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Groovee · 11/01/2017 01:26

That's great news.

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