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    Will I get into the dress?!

    Hi, I've been on this forum for many years, with many diets, but this is my first ever diary. I thought it would be useful for me to keep me on track if I was accountable to a wider audience. Not sure if anyone will read this, but knowing it's on the internet is enough.

    So me... I started in January 14st exactly after a Christmas month eating too much. I knew my wedding dress was a size 14 and the dress ladies had said 'don't put on ANY weight' but in my wisdom I ate everything in sight!!

    Anyway, I did 2 weeks 100% TS and lost 1stone. Moved onto WS and since then my weigh my has STS. I went for my first dress fitting on Thursday and it was too tight :-( could blame TOTM or the meal I had the night before, but ultimately I was too big.

    So my plan is to 100% TS with the 100kcals extra. I'll do this until I lose another stone. Ideally, until my next fitting on the 4th March.

    So fingers crossed I can re find my determination and will power :-))

    Alison






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    Hi Alison, well done on your weight loss so far. You will look fabulous in your wedding dress, I bet they will be taking it in by the time your wedding day arrives.
    That rings so true with me too, someone saying 'don't put on any weight' for me is like a red rag to a bull and I am instantly looking for the biscuit tin! You can do this and you will, just think of your wedding day and that will keep you focused x
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    Week 1..... TS Exante -6lbs (yay!!!) Total loss 1 stone!

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    Hi Alison, welcome to the forum. You have done well so far, well done.

    You are right that the diary will make you more accountable & help you keep on track.
    There is lots of support on here some come on regularly.

    I'm sure you will get into your dress by your next fitting.

    Good luck & looking forward to seeing how your 1st WI goes.
    RESTART 10.11.2014

    Loss this week +6lb loss so far 4lb

    Target loss by 2nd February 12st 7lb

    Average loss needed for holiday target 3.75lb



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    Thank you! I do feel motivated, I know that it will be worth it when I can actually walk in the dress as I couldn't on Thursday.

    Good luck to you both too :-)
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    Hello!



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    Hi! It's nice to see people reading my diary, it'll keep me in check






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    Wow I'm in exactly the same situation! My first fit is beginning of April and I'm aiming for a 14 too Good luck! x
    1 stone gone!

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    Stick with it and you'll soon be fitting into your dress and be able to breathe










    All losses since restarting Exante 06/01/14
    Into the 16's - done 13/01/14
    To 15st 13lbs - done 08/02/14
    In size 18 Next jeans - done 23/02/14
    To 14st 13lbs - done 03/03/14
    Into size 16 Next jeans - done 15/04/14
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    To 13st 9lbs (move into class 1 obese on my spreadsheet) - done

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    To 12st 7lbs (5 stone loss) - done 28/05/14
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    To get to 11st 13lbs - done 09/09/14
    To get to 11st 8lbs (no longer obese - overweight) - done 06/10/14
    To get to 11st 7lbs (6 stone loss) - done 07/10/14
    To get to 10st 13lbs
    ​To get to 10st 7lbs (7 stone loss)




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    Hi Alison and welcome! There are a number of brides to be on here so you're not alone! When is your wedding? I'm sure you'll do well.
    Start weight:14st 2lb
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    2014 restart
    Starting weight 12st 12lb (18lb gain) Target loss 68 lb
    Week 1: 3lb loss (12st 9lb)
    Week 2: 2lb loss (12st 7lb)
    Week 3: 2lb loss (12st 5lb)
    Week 4: 2lb loss (12st 3lb)

    Short term goals
    • ​1stone loss (11st 12lb)
    • to get into the 11s
    • to be classed as 'overweight' and not 'obese' - 11st 4lb - BMI 29.9
    • 10% loss
    • 2 stone loss (10st 12lb)
    • 15% loss
    • 2.5 stone loss (10st 3lb)
    • 3 stone loss (9st 12lb)



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    Hi, my wedding is on the 14th April. After a weekend off the diet I feel all bloated and horrible, but that just shows how good the diet is.

    Yesterday I had a bar for breakfast/lunch, pasta carbonara and then another bar in the evening. I'm not planning on having two bars a day, but yesterday I needed something quick to eat in the morning.

    It's a bit wrong that I'm excited to start the diet again, mainly because I love food! But I know it works and soon I will see the results again.






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    Morning Alison. I think there is a sort of safety net in following the diet because it is very clear cut what you can and can't have and no risk of too large portions. There are so many of you getting married in April!
    Start weight:14st 2lb
    Total loss April to December 2013 - 32 lb
    2014 restart
    Starting weight 12st 12lb (18lb gain) Target loss 68 lb
    Week 1: 3lb loss (12st 9lb)
    Week 2: 2lb loss (12st 7lb)
    Week 3: 2lb loss (12st 5lb)
    Week 4: 2lb loss (12st 3lb)

    Short term goals
    • ​1stone loss (11st 12lb)
    • to get into the 11s
    • to be classed as 'overweight' and not 'obese' - 11st 4lb - BMI 29.9
    • 10% loss
    • 2 stone loss (10st 12lb)
    • 15% loss
    • 2.5 stone loss (10st 3lb)
    • 3 stone loss (9st 12lb)



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    I know, it seems a popular month! The Easter holidays are my draw, means I can have a honeymoon outside of the summer, cost wise it's a little bit better.

    Been Ill today, I have a chest infection, luckily the antibiotics I have, have no instructions about food. So I'm sticking to 100% drinking hot water like it's going out of fashion!






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    Well done for sticking with it, hope you're soon feeling better.










    All losses since restarting Exante 06/01/14
    Into the 16's - done 13/01/14
    To 15st 13lbs - done 08/02/14
    In size 18 Next jeans - done 23/02/14
    To 14st 13lbs - done 03/03/14
    Into size 16 Next jeans - done 15/04/14
    To 13st 13lbs - done
    To 13st 9lbs (move into class 1 obese on my spreadsheet) - done

    To 13st 3lbs (over half way to goal!) - 10/05/14
    To 12st 13lbs - done 15/05/14
    To 12st 12lbs (lowest weight in ?24? years) - done 18/05/14
    To 12st 7lbs (5 stone loss) - done 28/05/14
    To get to 12st 6lbs - done 02/06/14
    Into size 14 Next jeans - done 27/05/14
    To get to 11st 13lbs - done 09/09/14
    To get to 11st 8lbs (no longer obese - overweight) - done 06/10/14
    To get to 11st 7lbs (6 stone loss) - done 07/10/14
    To get to 10st 13lbs
    ​To get to 10st 7lbs (7 stone loss)




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    Thank you! To be honest it's helped with the first two awful days because I've had no appetite at all! I've had my three packs though

    Also being constantly cold must be good for my metabolism lol






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    Good to see you are still on track Alison. I like my water hot too x
    RESTART 10.11.2014

    Loss this week +6lb loss so far 4lb

    Target loss by 2nd February 12st 7lb

    Average loss needed for holiday target 3.75lb



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