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    Princess Stevie Perseveres! Struggling but NEVER giving in.

    Good morning Mini's, I'm back! For those who know me and follow me, I've taken a short break from the forum recently.

    I've been struggling with my weight since May, when I reached my 4st award. Since then I've been up and down (mostly up!) and struggling to stick to plan for whatever reason. I don't want to go into it too much as I don't want to bring all of those negative feelings back up - I am ready to draw a line now. Hence ANOTHER new diary.

    Anyway, I go on holiday in 10 days time and, although I am nowhere near what I wanted to be, I want to be "on plan" until then and get rid of as much of this bloat as possible.

    I'm currently just following SW from home and I'm not weighing myself at all. At the moment, just actually sticking to plan is the most important thing!

    I managed my first full day back on plan yesterday, so lets hope I can keep it up...


    Extra Easy

    (S) = Speed (SS) = SuperSpeed

    Breakfast:

    - None! I had a lie-in with it being Bank Holiday, and by the time I fancied something to eat it was lunch time.

    Lunch:
    - Can of M&S "Count on Us" Red Thai Chicken Curry (2.5 Syns) served with Long Grain Rice and Vegetables (Carrots (S), Broccoli (S) and Sweetcorn)

    Dinner:
    - 2 x McCain's Frozen Jacket Potatoes (2 Syns) topped with Chilli (EL Beef Mince, Carrot (S), Celery (S), Peppers (S), Red Onion, (S) Mushrooms (S), Red Kidney Beans (S) and Chopped Tomatoes (S)) and Cheese (HExA)

    Other:
    - 2 x Rocky Road HiFi Light (HExB)
    - 25g bag of Butterkist Toffee Popcorn (5.5 Syns)
    - Special K Milk Chocolate Chewy Delight (4.5 Syns)

    Healthy Extra A: 40g Reduced Fat Cheddar
    Healthy Extra B: 2 x HiFi Light

    Daily Syns: 14.5 / 15
    Weekly Syns:
    14.5 / 105
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    Okay, so my first day back on plan went surprisingly well! Lets hope day 2 continues in the same way...


    Extra Easy

    (S) = Speed (SS) = SuperSpeed

    Breakfast:

    - Melon (SS)
    - Strawberry Danio (1 Syn)

    Lunch:
    - Tesco Sweet Chilli Noodle Salad (1.5 Syns) with sliced Red Pepper (S) and Spring Onions (S)
    - Melted Cheese & Crispy Bacon Walkers "Pops" (4 Syns)
    - Freddo (5 Syns)

    Dinner:
    - Spicy Chicken (S) and Vegetable (Peppers (S), Mushrooms (S), Red Onion (S), Chopped Tomatoes (S) and Crushed Chillies (S)) Pasta topped with Cheese (HExA)

    Other:
    - Christmas Pudding HiFi (HExB)

    Healthy Extra A: 40g Reduced Fat Cheddar
    Healthy Extra B: 1 x HiFi

    Daily Syns: 11.5 / 15
    Weekly Syns:
    26 / 105
    Last edited by Princess_Stevie : 3 Weeks Ago at 07:06 AM
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    Good Luck Stevie. Do your best until your holidays, take time off to enjoy them, then come back refreshed and raring to go!
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    Yay - you're back!

    Congratulations on your perseverance and good luck with your fresh start. One day done and the holiday countdown is on.

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    Subscribing honey. How exciting your holiday is so close - you and Warren are going to have the best time! xx
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    5 WIs 'til the hen and 9 weeks 'til the wedding...how much excess baggage can I shift by then?

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    Thanks lovely ladies, good to see I have not totally bored everyone with my on-off SW relationship.

    I'm currently planning the rest of the week as I feel more in control and likely to stick to a plan if I have it written down. The only danger zone I can see this week is that we're going to the cinema on Friday night. We've been meant to see "The Inbetweeners 2" for a couple of weeks now, but both times we've had to postpone. Anyway, it's payday Friday and Warren is off work so we're going then. Nando's is right next door so we'll be going for tea first, which is fine and will be totally on plan, but it's the cinema snacks I'll have to prepare for! That's where it all went wrong a few weeks back. But I've managed it before, so I can manage it again!!
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    Definitely not bored hun. I'm in a very similar position - I don't seem to be able to keep my head in the game for more than a week! You are a massive inspiration because you never give up - you're totally amazing xx
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    5 WIs 'til the hen and 9 weeks 'til the wedding...how much excess baggage can I shift by then?

    My food diary (keeping me on the straight and narrow!)
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    Good luck, I admire you for always coming back and giving it another go, it proves how much you want it x
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    Got to target in March 2013, maintained for 6 months, had a baby and now I'm back!

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    Thank you both! I know it's hard to believe at times with the way I mess around and sabotage myself, but I want this more than anything. No matter how hard things get or how "wrong" I've gone, I'll never be able to give up. I won't let myself.

    Trying to totally forget the past and what I've already done. Not beat myself up about the last few months. And just try to become positive and motivated like I once was.

    I know it's a bit daft when I have my holiday in 10 days, and that isn't going to be totally on plan (although I will try my very best to make sensible choices when I can), but the longer I put it off the worse it's going to get. I think not getting on the scales is also helping, as I think I'd have a meltdown if I saw the actual number!
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    Here to subscribe Stevie xx
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    Here to subscribe. I love how you've been really honest recently about how you're feeling and the struggles of sticking to plan for so long. We're all here to support you and I know you'll get to where you want to be eventually. I'm sure you can achieve a lot in 10 days and then just relax on holiday and come back for a fresh start.
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    One thing I am anxious about is whether or not my holiday clothes will even fit me by this point. Think I'll brave trying them on tonight, as I may need to go out and buy new stuff before we go away. That's so bad!

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    Would you try upping your superspeed? It might not make much difference on the scales, but if you're any way bloated it will help. Melon and pineapple, with drinking extra water, can work wonders.
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    Quote Originally Posted by coughdrops View Post
    Would you try upping your superspeed? It might not make much difference on the scales, but if you're any way bloated it will help. Melon and pineapple, with drinking extra water, can work wonders.
    Note the melon I'm having for breakfast this morning

    I am trying to eat plenty of SuperFree which is the best thing you can eat, and will encorporate as many speed / superspeed foods in as possible! Could also do with upping my water too if I'm honest - great tips.

    Right, I'm off to fill up my beaker with some water as we speak! x
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    Nice to see you back Stevie. I was thinking of taking a diet break and just eat small! Good luck and am right here with you.
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