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    1/2 stone - one dress size?! I don't think my body responds to logic like that! IT BETTER!!!!
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    Originally dieted from 15/02/13 - 9/5/13: lost 29 pounds, brought weight down to 11st11lb

    THEN I LOST MY MOTIVATION/WILL POWER/MIND AND OVER 2 MONTHS OFF PLAN GAINED 1st 2lb!!!

    Fresh start 26/07/2013: 12st13lb
    Goals: 7lbs- Be 12 stone "something"- 1 stone- under 30 BMI- 1st 7lbs-2st- Be 11 stone "something"- 2st 7lbs- 3st- Be 10 stone "something"- 25 or under BMI-

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    Quote Originally Posted by Carmilla View Post
    Hi, I'm on citalopram (30mg) and I'm much better on them than off. I think they affect everyone differently, I put on 3.5st but that's because when I was depressed I didn't eat and used to survive on sugarfree red bull and drinking yoghurt. So for me they made me happier, less anxious and stressed and I was able to eat (and overeat!) normally. I wouldn't say it was them affecting my metabolism, more that they made me more relaxed (I had real issues about eating in front of people and, ironically considering I was very slim, I was obsessed with being fat). So if someone else ate when they were miserable, they might lose weight on them due to not feeling the need to comfort eat any more. That's my twopen'orth, ftw
    Hiya Carmilla,

    You have a point there, which I hadn't thought about. I am more relaxed, less anxious, and have a huge appetite - I can easily eat the same amount as hubby now, whereas when we first got together (15 years ago, when I was a svelte size 8!), my portion was around half the size of his.

    A very valid point, thanks for that!

    I too had huge problems eating socially, but I don't any more. You've definitely hit home here I think!

    So now to the other extreme, I can't eat out because I am on shakes, bars, and tiny S&S meals until I reach my goal weight! It's going to ruin my social life for a while, but I am hoping the results will be worth it!

    Lol, ftw....was wondering!! xxx
    19th Feb - S/W 12st 6lbs

    SnS -
    Week 1 -11st 9lbs - 11lbs gone! + 12" loss overall
    Week 2 - 11st 8lbs - 1lb gone! + 10" loss
    Week 3 - 11st 4lbs - 4lbs gone + 3.75" Loss!
    Week 4 - 11st 1.5lbs - 2.5lbs gone! + 7.25" Loss!
    SnS MY way!
    Week 5 -11st 0.5lbs - 1lb gone! + 1" Loss!
    Week 6 - 10st 13.25lbs - 1.25lbs gone! Not Measured
    Week 7 - 10st 9.75lbs - 3.5lbs gone! + 3.5" Loss!
    TOTAL LOSSES FOR ALL WEEKS -24.25lbs & 37.5" inches lost!

    RESTART -

    11th May - 10st 13.0lbs
    18th May - 10st 8lbs
    20th May - 10st 13lbs - (weekend away, arrgghh!!)
    24th May - 10st 8lbs (after TWO days back on)





    Targets -
    - get in to 11's by end Feb! - DONE, 3 Days Early!
    - Get in to my size 12's again -DONE! 11th March 2013
    - Lose 1 stone -DONE - 12th March 2013
    - Get in to 10's by end of March 2013 - Done 2nd April 2013
    - 10st 10lbs by 1st May 2013 - DONE 6th April 2013
    - Lose 1.5 stone - DONE - 2nd April 2013
    - Lose 2 stone - only 2lbs to go!
    - 10st by end June 2013
    - Be comfortable in size 10/12's - DONE
    - Maintain and do not gain!










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    Start Weight: 12st6.0lb
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    Goal Date: mid June 2013


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    Quote Originally Posted by Periwinkle View Post
    1/2 stone - one dress size?! I don't think my body responds to logic like that! IT BETTER!!!!
    That's what it's supposed to be, and from experience, what has happened to me too.
    I am currently a size 14, even though I still weight 12st 8lbs (could be more - I have had a massive chocolate blast given I am starving from tomo!) - if I drop to 12st, I know I'll get in most of my size 12's. Because I did before I got preggers!

    Sizes have changed over recent years, have you noticed? When I'm around the 11st mark, I am a small 12.
    Yet when I was 8st 4lbs (which was always my weight until I was 28 yrs old), I was a size 10!

    If I was 8st 4lbs now, I would drown in a size 10!

    I think they've increased the sizes to allow for the sizes - double zero, zero, 2, 4, and 6, which weren't around when I was younger! If I was smaller than an 8, I had to buy kids clothes!

    It also niggles me that sizing from shop to shop is so inconsistent too! I have a couple of size 10 tops I can easily wear now, yet others which are size 1 and are snug at that8. Go figure!!

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    19th Feb - S/W 12st 6lbs

    SnS -
    Week 1 -11st 9lbs - 11lbs gone! + 12" loss overall
    Week 2 - 11st 8lbs - 1lb gone! + 10" loss
    Week 3 - 11st 4lbs - 4lbs gone + 3.75" Loss!
    Week 4 - 11st 1.5lbs - 2.5lbs gone! + 7.25" Loss!
    SnS MY way!
    Week 5 -11st 0.5lbs - 1lb gone! + 1" Loss!
    Week 6 - 10st 13.25lbs - 1.25lbs gone! Not Measured
    Week 7 - 10st 9.75lbs - 3.5lbs gone! + 3.5" Loss!
    TOTAL LOSSES FOR ALL WEEKS -24.25lbs & 37.5" inches lost!

    RESTART -

    11th May - 10st 13.0lbs
    18th May - 10st 8lbs
    20th May - 10st 13lbs - (weekend away, arrgghh!!)
    24th May - 10st 8lbs (after TWO days back on)





    Targets -
    - get in to 11's by end Feb! - DONE, 3 Days Early!
    - Get in to my size 12's again -DONE! 11th March 2013
    - Lose 1 stone -DONE - 12th March 2013
    - Get in to 10's by end of March 2013 - Done 2nd April 2013
    - 10st 10lbs by 1st May 2013 - DONE 6th April 2013
    - Lose 1.5 stone - DONE - 2nd April 2013
    - Lose 2 stone - only 2lbs to go!
    - 10st by end June 2013
    - Be comfortable in size 10/12's - DONE
    - Maintain and do not gain!










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    Start Weight: 12st6.0lb
    Current Weight: 10st8lb
    Goal Weight: 10st2.0lb
    Goal Date: mid June 2013


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.4
    Current BMI: 25
    Goal BMI: 24


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st12lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st6lb
    % Lost 14.94%
    Meant size 18 not 1, arrghhhh!
    19th Feb - S/W 12st 6lbs

    SnS -
    Week 1 -11st 9lbs - 11lbs gone! + 12" loss overall
    Week 2 - 11st 8lbs - 1lb gone! + 10" loss
    Week 3 - 11st 4lbs - 4lbs gone + 3.75" Loss!
    Week 4 - 11st 1.5lbs - 2.5lbs gone! + 7.25" Loss!
    SnS MY way!
    Week 5 -11st 0.5lbs - 1lb gone! + 1" Loss!
    Week 6 - 10st 13.25lbs - 1.25lbs gone! Not Measured
    Week 7 - 10st 9.75lbs - 3.5lbs gone! + 3.5" Loss!
    TOTAL LOSSES FOR ALL WEEKS -24.25lbs & 37.5" inches lost!

    RESTART -

    11th May - 10st 13.0lbs
    18th May - 10st 8lbs
    20th May - 10st 13lbs - (weekend away, arrgghh!!)
    24th May - 10st 8lbs (after TWO days back on)





    Targets -
    - get in to 11's by end Feb! - DONE, 3 Days Early!
    - Get in to my size 12's again -DONE! 11th March 2013
    - Lose 1 stone -DONE - 12th March 2013
    - Get in to 10's by end of March 2013 - Done 2nd April 2013
    - 10st 10lbs by 1st May 2013 - DONE 6th April 2013
    - Lose 1.5 stone - DONE - 2nd April 2013
    - Lose 2 stone - only 2lbs to go!
    - 10st by end June 2013
    - Be comfortable in size 10/12's - DONE
    - Maintain and do not gain!










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