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    Started on Monday (6 Jan 2014) and still going strong!

    Since Monday I have been having shakes but it has been rather simple as I am at work. For the first 3 days I split the packs into two so was having 6 small meals a day and that made it more manageable.

    I am now day 5 and feeling good. I have decided to have a meal pack on the weekend rather than just shakes because it will make weekend more bearable. The thought of having just shakes and nothing much to occupy me is not a great thought.

    Today Friday I opted for an early dinner and had pasta carbonara. It was yum. I made it according to the instructions but still think it came out wrong. Taste was great though. Next time I plan to add less water than recommended in attempt to achieve a creamy texture.

    Saturday's meal will be shepherd's pie and Sunday's Spaghetti bolognese and have to say I'm looking forward to it. Then on Monday back to shakes again. I'm actually thinking of getting some porridge and soup now for the weekend too. Porridge for breakfast, Soup for lunch and meal pack for evening. Also I bought the drink mix to have in the evening with sparkling water as a treat.

    I really believe I can achieve great results on this diet as there is still so much variety in the products.



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    Start Weight: 17st4.5lb
    Current Weight: 16st6.4lb
    Goal Weight: 13st12lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 31.1
    Current BMI: 29.6
    Goal BMI: 24.9


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    Total Weight Loss: 0st12.1lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st8.4lb
    % Lost 4.99%
    Quote Originally Posted by Channy35 View Post
    Since Monday I have been having shakes but it has been rather simple as I am at work. For the first 3 days I split the packs into two so was having 6 small meals a day and that made it more manageable.

    I am now day 5 and feeling good. I have decided to have a meal pack on the weekend rather than just shakes because it will make weekend more bearable. The thought of having just shakes and nothing much to occupy me is not a great thought.

    Today Friday I opted for an early dinner and had pasta carbonara. It was yum. I made it according to the instructions but still think it came out wrong. Taste was great though. Next time I plan to add less water than recommended in attempt to achieve a creamy texture.

    Saturday's meal will be shepherd's pie and Sunday's Spaghetti bolognese and have to say I'm looking forward to it. Then on Monday back to shakes again. I'm actually thinking of getting some porridge and soup now for the weekend too. Porridge for breakfast, Soup for lunch and meal pack for evening. Also I bought the drink mix to have in the evening with sparkling water as a treat.

    I really believe I can achieve great results on this diet as there is still so much variety in the products.

    I found that with the pasta carbonara too, having it again tonight and will be adding less water. I will let you know how I get on and how much I end up using.
    Start Weight 110Kg Jan 14
    Re-Start Weight 109Kg Sep 14

    Week 1 lost 4.5kg
    Week 2 lost 2.0kg total loss 6.5kg
    Week 3 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.0kg
    Week 4 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.5kg
    Week 5 lost total loss
    Week 6 lost total loss
    Week 7 lost total loss

    Goals

    BMI Below 30 (9-1-14) (22-9-14)
    Get Below 105 Kg (11-1-14) (22-9-14)
    Get Below 100 Kg (26-1-14)
    Attend and complete Basic freefall course(I need to be under 96kg to apply)
    Get Below 95 Kg
    Complete a 10k run in less than 60 min (24-2-14)
    Get Below 90 Kg
    BMI Below 25
    Compete in a 10k race in 2015 (maybe Lincoln 10k)

    My 2014 Exante TS Diary



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    Goal Date: Christmas 2014


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    Start BMI: 45.4
    Current BMI: 29.6
    Goal BMI: 23.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 6st1lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st6lb
    % Lost 34.69%
    Well done Channy, glad that you're enjoying the packs - I've never tried any of the foods up to now.










    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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    Goal Date: May 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 38.4
    Current BMI: 35.2
    Goal BMI: 23.6


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    Total Weight Loss: 1st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st10lb
    % Lost 8.29%
    Hi Channy, well & truly into the diet now, well done. The porridge is my favourite, its a little on the sweet side but tastes good. Your right about the possibility of great results as there is quite a lot of variety available now. Its a matter of trial & error till you find the ones you like & dislike. Hope tomorrow is good to you
    GOAL - REACH 10st 13lb BY FEB 2015-SRI LANKA HOLIDAY


    RESTART 10.11.2014
    WEIGH IN 01.12.14


    WEIGHT TO LOSE -56lb, LOSS SO FAR - 10lb, STILL TO LOSE 46lb


    * weekly average loss needed 4.6lb approx* ( average loss so far 4.5lb )


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    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 31.1
    Current BMI: 29.6
    Goal BMI: 24.9


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st12.1lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st8.4lb
    % Lost 4.99%
    Made it up with only 100ml of water and it was much creamier.
    Start Weight 110Kg Jan 14
    Re-Start Weight 109Kg Sep 14

    Week 1 lost 4.5kg
    Week 2 lost 2.0kg total loss 6.5kg
    Week 3 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.0kg
    Week 4 lost 0.5kg total loss 7.5kg
    Week 5 lost total loss
    Week 6 lost total loss
    Week 7 lost total loss

    Goals

    BMI Below 30 (9-1-14) (22-9-14)
    Get Below 105 Kg (11-1-14) (22-9-14)
    Get Below 100 Kg (26-1-14)
    Attend and complete Basic freefall course(I need to be under 96kg to apply)
    Get Below 95 Kg
    Complete a 10k run in less than 60 min (24-2-14)
    Get Below 90 Kg
    BMI Below 25
    Compete in a 10k race in 2015 (maybe Lincoln 10k)

    My 2014 Exante TS Diary



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    Goal Date: 23rd May 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34
    Current BMI: 32.3
    Goal BMI: 21.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st3lb
    % Lost 5%
    Hi Channy. Are you still going strong!
    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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    Quote Originally Posted by chris8391 View Post
    Made it up with only 100ml of water and it was much creamier.
    I Made it with 100ml today and wow, with a little black pepper its great!


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    Quote Originally Posted by lynneonextante View Post
    Hi Channy. Are you still going strong!
    Lynne I am still going strong thanks. How are you doing?


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    Goal Date: 23rd May 2014


    BMI Information:
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    Current BMI: 32.3
    Goal BMI: 21.2


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    Hi Channy. I'm on day 4 now. I find that the carbonara is best cooked for longer to let the pasta absord the water better. I also add garlic and chilli.
    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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