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12 weeks to lose 2 stone
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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 09:53

That's slightly over 2lbs a week.
I'm planning to exercise every day & do the 5:2.
Anyone fancy joining me?
Smile

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cheezy · 12/05/2019 09:54

Yes I’ll join. Am having some success with LCHF at the moment so shall continue with that.

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 09:55

Will weigh in tomorrow morning!

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SherlockHolmes · 12/05/2019 09:55

Me please! I'd planned to try to lose a stone over the next 7 weeks, but 2 stone would put me in the normal weight category so maybe I could keep going.

What's your plan OP?

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 09:55

Hi cheezy Smile
What's LCHF?

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SherlockHolmes · 12/05/2019 09:56

Sorry just noticed you said 5:2

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 10:01

Hi Sherlock Smile

I'm going to use MFP and do the 5:2 diet. It has worked for me before but I just fell off the wagon.

Will either swim or cycle every day.
Also planning to resurrect my Fitbit and make sure I get 10,000 steps in each day - as I have a fairly sedentary job.

I have a wedding coming up and was looking at dresses and feeling depressed about buying a large size again.

Thought I'd post here for accountability.

It's lovely to have some company thanks for the speedy responses.
Whet are your plans?

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 10:04

Ah just googled Low Carb High Fat 👍

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Elliemayclampett · 12/05/2019 10:05

Me! I’m in. Go on holiday in 12 weeks. I’ve had it booked for a year. Could have lost loads but I’m constantly messing about with the diet.

I’m going to do WW and exercise every day. Plus no booze - that’s my biggest downfall. One glass of wine and I’m like a hungry hippo

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plonkie · 12/05/2019 10:10

Hi, I'm in. I have a holiday end of July with a very attractive slim friend Haha. Already lost a stone but stuck in a riot now!

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BlueLupins · 12/05/2019 10:12

I'm in.

Have been doing 16:8 and lost half a stone without much effort but have fallen off the wagon in the last week...

I need to MFP and do some exercise every day otherwise I will just hover around the same weight.

I need to lose 2 stone to get into the healthy BMI range - so really need this actually.

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 10:15

Welcome Plonkie & EllieMay!
Yes the wine is an issue for me too.
I'm not drinking midweek and then only having a couple of drinks Fri/Sat.

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SmiledWithTheRisingSun · 12/05/2019 10:16

Hi Bluelupins
Am also needing to get into the healthy BMI range as well as the dress! Smile

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habibihabibi · 12/05/2019 10:37

Great timing - I just started low carbing today.
2 stone down would be amazing !
Plse post your daily food consumption.
I plan 2 meals and one 'snack'.
I've had 2 boiled eggs, 1/2 avocado and 2tsp mayo.
I'm planning chicken breast and broccoli for dinner + cheese string for mid arvo snack.

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BayandBlonde · 12/05/2019 20:15

Perfect post to start the week. Thanks OP

I have 6 weeks to lose ideally a stone, but it's more than likely to be around 12lbs.

Currently 11st 6. Ideal weight 10st, height 5ft 4

We can all do this, I just keep falling off the bloody wagon!

Exercise is part of my daily life (2 horses) so that's not a problem, my problem is food! I can be a glutinous pig at times Confused

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BayandBlonde · 12/05/2019 20:16

Sorry to add, BMI of around 26.8.

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Worlds0kayestmum · 12/05/2019 20:19

Yes me too please. I keep staring and stopping various diets. I desperately need accountability but can't afford slimming clubs. I'm starting intermittent fasting tomorrow combined with low carb/low kcal. I have a food order arriving tomorrow to start the week off

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ILiveInSalemsLot · 12/05/2019 20:24

Oh me too! I go on holiday end of July so I’d love to be slimmer by then.
I’m trying to do blood sugar diet so that fasting and doing 800 cals a day mostly low carb but beans and pulses are allowed.

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Worlds0kayestmum · 12/05/2019 20:32

Iliveinsalem - I'm doing similar. I'm not doing a true fast800 because I'm allowing myself 250kcal of rice a day (no other cars though) but will be aiming for 800kcals a day

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Ellieboolou27 · 12/05/2019 20:39

Would love to join please! Glad it’s a thread that I can join at the beginning too - will weigh in the morning. I’ve got around 4st to lose so will do MFP and set my calories to 1200
Also going to Pre plan my days calories / meals as I tend to drift off mid afternoon!

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custardlover · 12/05/2019 20:45

Yes please! That's exactly the amount I realised I needed for my summer holiday in..... 12 weeks! I will be doing intermittent fasting and low cal/fat. I'd love to do more hardcore exercise too but it's hard with my job so it'll be steps. I'll weigh in tomorrow.

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Wondermoomin · 12/05/2019 20:57

Joining in for the motivation! I'll be on holiday in 12 weeks time 😁

I'm going to be doing MFP and frequent, varied exercise. It's the food bit that I find tough, I've finally found exercise I love and look forward to (kind of, haha).

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BayandBlonde · 12/05/2019 21:13

@custardlover

What plan do you follow for intermittent fasting?

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ltk · 12/05/2019 21:13

Ooo. I'm in. I lost a stone last summer and have maintained. But I need to lose another in the next 6 weeks. I just do no snacks no sugar no seconds and aim for 1600 calories max plus exercise daily. That worked last year - I hope it will again!

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HasThisSoddingNameGoneToo · 12/05/2019 21:19

Yes! I'm in. I have a big, exciting event on June 13 and I need to look and feel my best. Currently I'm 2.5 stone over my "best" 😆

I'll go back on WW. It works for me when I actually follow it. I like the app too, it's really easy.

Good luck everyone! We can do this!

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Strawberrypancakes · 12/05/2019 21:31

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