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    Diet: Slimming World
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    Start Date: 1/9/2014
    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%

    Newly engaged so time to slim!!!

    I havent dieted since 2011 (those were the happiest months of my life haha) I have been putting it off because of how unhappy it can make me feel. But having been with my OH for 10 yrs and gaining 6 stone, i really want to be happy with myself for a) the wedding b) when i get pregnant c) being a mum. SW has worked for me best in the past, i truly think it is the best diet, it just required a level of organisation (i am a student now, so hoping i can get some healthy habits in place before i start back at uni in oct) Anyway I'm rambling...

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    Start Date: 1/9/2014
    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Yesterday I ate:

    HexA: 350ml skimmed Milk
    HexB: 1tbsp olive oil
    Drinks: 1.5ltr NAS summer fruit squash, 5x tea
    Exercise: 30mins Davina DVD
    Syns used: 5.5

    2x boiled eggs & an orange
    Baked Beans
    Hot smoked salmon & tomatoes
    Garlic prawns w jacket potato & samphire 5.5 syns

    Garlic Prawns
    1 1/2 tbsp olive oil
    1 pound shrimp
    salt to taste
    6 cloves garlic, minced fine
    1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
    2 tbsp cold butter, cut in 4 pieces
    3 tbsp lemon juice
    1 tbsp caper brine
    1/3 cup chopped Italian parsley, divided

    Recipe: Food Wishes Video Recipes: Garlic Shrimp – Not Necessarily In That Order
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:30 AM

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    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today I have eaten:

    HexA: 350ml skimmed milk
    HexB: none
    Drinks: 1.5ltr NAS squash, 2x tea, 2x diet coke
    Exercise: none
    Syns used: 9

    2x boiled eggs & Orange
    Smoked salmon
    Rasperries
    Jerk Chicken w Rice & peas: 9 syns

    Recipe: Jerk chicken with rice & peas | BBC Good Food
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:13 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
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    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today i ate:

    HexA: Skimmed milk
    HexB: none
    Drinks: 1.75ltr NAS squash, 3x tea
    Exercise: none
    Syns used: 0

    2x boiled eggs & an Orange
    Ham
    Mince & vegetable Bolognese
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:13 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    I need to ensure i use my healthy extras because not only are they important but they are filling.

    Today i have eaten:

    HexA: 350ml skimmed milk
    HexB: 4x ryvita
    Drinks: 1.75ltr squash, 3x tea
    Exercise: none
    Syns used: 15

    2x boiled eggs
    Small tin sweetcorn
    4x ryvita
    Chicken salad w 3tbsp full fat mayo 15 syns
    Mince & vegetable bolognese w pasta
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:12 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today I have eaten

    HexA: 350ml skimmed milk
    HexB: 4x dark rye ryvita
    Drinks: 1.75ltr squash, 3x tea
    Exercise: none
    Syns used:?

    1x boiled egg & red grapefruit w sweetener
    Grapes
    Nectarine
    Prawn salad w balsamic vinegar & ryvita
    2x nectarine

    off plan dinner at a friends to celebrate my engagement:

    glass of champagne
    muscles & small white homemade roll
    lamb, potatoes & vegetables
    tiramisu

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    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:11 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Diet: Slimming World
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    Start Date: 1/9/2014
    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Yesterday i ate:

    HexA: 350 skimmed milk
    HexB: 4x dark rye ryvita
    Drinks: 3x coke zero, 1x tea
    Exercise: none
    Syns used:?

    2x boiled eggs
    ryvita

    Off plan dinner for parents to celebrate our engagement

    2x glasses (125ml) champagne
    Roast beef, vegetables, gravy (made with meat juices, flour, marmite, honey, 2x stock cubes, vegetable bouillon & red wine) yorkshire, roast potatoes (cooked with fry light)
    slice of apple pie & ice cream
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:10 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    This if the final day of my first week and while i decided at times not to follow plan completely in order to celebrate my engagement, i still feel hopeful to loose when i weigh in tonight

    Today i ate:

    HexA: 350ml skimmed milk
    HexB: 35g blueberry wheats
    drinks: 2x tea coke zero
    exercise: none
    syns used: 0

    4x scrambled eggs
    vanilla mullerlight yogurt
    cereal
    raspberries
    5x plums (!)
    Naked Beef fajitas, pepper & onion, sw wedges & quark

    Naked beef burritos:

    Marinated Leftover beef
    For marinade blend ingredients together:
    2tsp lime juice
    small bunch coriander
    2x garlic cloves
    1x chilli
    2tbsp olive oil (i substituted this for water)

    Add to beef, ensure all beef is coated & let it sit for at least an hour..

    method:
    fry onion & peppers until soft, turn pan off, add beef to warm through but not cook (beef was rare & i wanted it to stay tender)
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:09 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Diet: Slimming World
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    Start Date: 1/9/2014
    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Just weighed in & I've lost 4lb! Happy, but I'm wondering what I could have achieved without the 2 meals off plan.

    Going to aim for 3lb off this week so I can get half a stone done and dusted

    Nothing significant going on in the week ahead as i am still off from uni. Have a friend coming for dinner on Saturday night, but she has work early Sunday so won't be expecting to drink lots.

    Meals planned for this week:
    Sausage pasta
    Roast chicken
    Spaghetti bolognese
    Thai yellow curry

    I also plan to do an exercise DVD alternate days along with walking more; i have a fitbit, but my average daily steps is shameful (under 5000) to i am going to aim for 10000 each day.
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 11:50 AM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today i have eaten

    HexA: 350ml skimmed milk
    HexB: 35g oats
    Drinks 2x tea 1x no added sugar squash
    Exercise:
    Syns used: 9+? syns

    Porridge oats, blueberries, total fat free greek yogurt & 1tbsp honey: 3 syns
    2x plums
    toffee mullerlight
    Prawn salad with 4x ryvita: 6 syns
    Vegetable & beef mince bolognese
    Apple pie & ice cream syns:?
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 09:15 PM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Start Date: 1/9/2014
    Start Weight: 16st01lb
    Current Weight: 15st7lb
    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today i hate eaten:

    HexA: extra light Philadelphia
    HexB 35g blueberry wheats
    Drinks: 1x no added sugar squash
    Exercise: none
    Syns: 6+?

    blueberry wheats with some of yesterdays milk allowance
    2x kiwi
    banana
    4x ryvita, Philadelphia, smoked salmon: syns 6
    Apple pie & ie cream: syns ?
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Goal Weight: 10st0lb
    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Today i ate:

    HexA: 1/2: 175ml milk 1/2: 15g parmesan
    Hexb: none
    Drinks: 1x NAS squash, 4x tea
    Exercise:
    syns used: 14

    3x boiled eggs
    vegetable & mince bolognese
    vegetable & mince bolognese (again!) w parmesan
    62g (half pack) Heston salted caramel popcorn (268 cal): 14 syns
    Last edited by Sia : 1 Week Ago at 09:09 PM
    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Start Weight: 10st9.6lb
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    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 24.1
    Current BMI: 22.8
    Goal BMI: 21


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8.6lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st11lb
    % Lost 5.75%
    Hey, here to sub congrats on your loss! I have a Davina DVD that I recently bought and wondered if it's any good? I have the super body workout one x
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    Goal Date: September 2015


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 39.9
    Current BMI: 38.4
    Goal BMI: 24.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 5st7lb
    % Lost 3.56%
    Quote Originally Posted by Silvermoon_lauwa View Post
    Hey, here to sub congrats on your loss! I have a Davina DVD that I recently bought and wondered if it's any good? I have the super body workout one x
    Hiya, mine is called intense i think, it is interval training, so short bursts of high intensity alternated with breaks to recover your hear rate. Its OK so far and i did ache the following day, although i must admit i have only done it once haha x
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    Recent engagement has spurred me on to start slimming again, no idea when the wedding will be but its about time i became a person i am proud of and i deserve to feel comfortable in my own skin.




    Goals to reach:
    1/2 stone award 15/09/2014
    1 stone award
    Club 10
    14 stone
    13.5 by Christmas
    12 stone
    11 stone
    10 stone by September 2015

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    Goal Date: 25/12/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 28.3
    Current BMI: 25.9
    Goal BMI: 23.8


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st13lb
    Weight to Lose: 0st11lb
    % Lost 8.67%
    Loving following your diary. Lots of ideas! Love it when you add the recipes in, thats great!! Well done on your loss so far. Keep going x
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