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Thread: 5 Stone loss, 4 to go. Low carber needing a change!

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    Join Date
    13th February, 2014
    Rep Power
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 2010
    Start Weight: 18st2lb
    Current Weight: 13st5lb
    Goal Weight: 9st0lb

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 45
    Current BMI: 33.1
    Goal BMI: 22.3

    Total Weight Loss: 4st11lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st5lb
    % Lost 26.38%

    5 Stone loss, 4 to go. Low carber needing a change!

    Hi all!

    I thought I'd join as I'm in need of inspiration and support!

    I've been doing Low Carb (Keto) for about a year and a half now, and lost most of my 5 stone on it. I've learned a lot about my body and how it reacts to certain foods, and certainly learnt to be a better cook and experiment with more vegetables etc.

    I do find my self getting increasingly unhappy with the restrictions though, I have to cook seperate meals for myself and my partner every day, I don't enjoy the grease any more and in general I'd just like to change the type of foods I eat and introduce more of the vegetables I *do* like, like Parsnips and sweet potatos. I've always had a vegetable problem, but I've got so much better as my cooking skills have improved.

    This isn't a decision I've taken lightly, I've been doing my current diet long enough to work out what I want and don't want, and at the moment my happiness is at stake (mmm, steak!).

    I'm going to give slimming world a shot, I don't have a problem sticking to a diet or lifestyle change, I just think it's time I changed it up and found one I can enjoy a little more.

    Part of me does think I'm being silly about changing what seems to work for me, but the other part reminds me of all the above reasons for changing. After all, if it doesn't work then I can go back to low carb right?

    Look forward to chatting with you all!


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    Join Date
    28th December, 2013
    Rep Power
    Diet: Slimming World
    Height: 5ft4in
    Start Date: 9th January 2014
    Start Weight: 14st2lb
    Current Weight: 13st13lb
    Goal Weight: 10st12lb
    Goal Date: September 2014

    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34
    Current BMI: 33.5
    Goal BMI: 26.1

    Total Weight Loss: 0st3lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st1lb
    % Lost 1.52%
    Hi! Well done on your weight loss so far, you've done amazingly well.

    I think you'll like SW, it's a plan that will work for life too so I'm sure you'll get on well with it

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