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    Wedding Count Down

    So,

    I am going to a wedding in May of next year and it is really really important to me that I don't look like the beached whale I do at the moment. The last wedding I went to was my brother's and I lost over 4 stone that time to get down to 9 stone 11. That was 3 years ago and since then I have retrained as a teacher, got my first teaching job, moved halfway across the country, found a new partner and moved in with him and his 3 year old daughter. Which has been a massive whirlwind and been totally great but it has meant that I have put on 2 stone!

    I remember how much support this forum was last time, so here I am again to try to lose that weight. As I have until May next year I have a significant period of time to do it. I will be doing Slimming World, but not going to classes as I can't afford it. I am also going to try to go to the gym 2 or 3 times a week and cycle to work at least once a week.

    As it happens last time I started on September 1st, so as that falls on a Monday this year, I think this bodes well and I will be starting on Monday with my first weigh in and straight onto the diet.

    If anyone reads this and wants to offer some support, this would be much appreciated!

    EDK
    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    Diet: Slimming World
    Start Date: 30.07.2014
    Start Weight: 18st13lb
    Current Weight: 17st9.5lb
    Goal Weight: 10st8.0lb
    Goal Date: The sooner the better


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st3.5lb
    Weight to Lose: 7st1.5lb
    % Lost 6.6%
    Hi - good luck for your first week. I am also a teacher, what age do you teach? I am dreading going back to school next week and the temptation of the staff room!


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    Hi Kazrace, I am a reception teacher, and I am also dreading going back to work tomorrow. It is the staff room that is the hardest - I think I will have to avoid it really as there are always biscuits, cakes and sweets. Good luck to you!

    EDK
    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    OK...Day 1

    Weighed in this morning at 12stone 7lbs. Which means that I actually have 2 and a half stone to lose not the 2 stone that I thought! Oh well...taking it slow - little by little, pound by pound.

    Starting as i mean to go on with a mixed fruit salad for breakfast.

    I havent ever really done Extra Easy before as the last time I did this I was a veggie and stuck to green. Not a veggie any more so can do EE, but if I remember rightly that is only 1 HEA and 1 HEB every day. HEA is going to be cheese most days, so I need to really think about how I use my HEB for maximum effect. I think in the winter time it will be porridge in the morning, but for now I am not so sure.

    So far, so good (well done Katy - its been all of 10 minutes so far!)

    EDK
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    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 04/06/2014
    Start Weight: 11st12lb
    Current Weight: 11st3.4lb
    Goal Weight: 9st12lb
    Goal Date: 10/09/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.4
    Current BMI: 27.9
    Goal BMI: 24.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8.6lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st5.4lb
    % Lost 5.18%
    Here to subscribe, motivation from others is always good!! best of luck with your journey! xx
    Starting weight: 11st 12lbs
    Current weight: 11st 3.4 pounds
    Total Loss: Nearly nine pounds, 4 ounces off.

    Target: I'm thinking 9st 12 pounds



    Goals:
    Lose half a stone WOO!!
    Lose one stone
    Get into the 10 stone bracket
    Be a comfortable size 12
    Do one full week on the WII fit

    My Diary: http://www.minimins.com/slimming-world-food-diaries/342830-robyns-summer-body-food-diary.html

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    Day 1 completed and I did ok. Feels good to have committed here to the diet again. I even resisted a cookie with coffee at a friends house, and garlic bread with dinner tonight.

    I rock.

    EDK
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    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    Diet: Slimming World
    Start Date: 30.07.2014
    Start Weight: 18st13lb
    Current Weight: 17st9.5lb
    Goal Weight: 10st8.0lb
    Goal Date: The sooner the better


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 1st3.5lb
    Weight to Lose: 7st1.5lb
    % Lost 6.6%
    Well done on surviving today - can only get easier right?? Only one packet of biscuits in our staff room today and they were pretty easy to avoid. Count down is on to half term :-)


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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 04/06/2014
    Start Weight: 11st12lb
    Current Weight: 11st3.4lb
    Goal Weight: 9st12lb
    Goal Date: 10/09/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.4
    Current BMI: 27.9
    Goal BMI: 24.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8.6lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st5.4lb
    % Lost 5.18%
    Thats great well done!
    Starting weight: 11st 12lbs
    Current weight: 11st 3.4 pounds
    Total Loss: Nearly nine pounds, 4 ounces off.

    Target: I'm thinking 9st 12 pounds



    Goals:
    Lose half a stone WOO!!
    Lose one stone
    Get into the 10 stone bracket
    Be a comfortable size 12
    Do one full week on the WII fit

    My Diary: http://www.minimins.com/slimming-world-food-diaries/342830-robyns-summer-body-food-diary.html

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    It is going ok so far I think. I am not quite totally doing Slimming World as I am still in the process of training my partner into what is healthy and what is less so - so there have been a few slightly off-plan dinners which he cooked. But he cooked, so I am not going to complain!

    EDK
    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    Finding it quite hard at the moment. Havent managed a full week on the diet yet. Will start again tomorrow. Things just keep cropping up.

    Must try harder!

    EDK

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    "Whatever you can do,
    or dream you can, begin it.
    Boldness has genius
    power and magic in it"


    Goals:
    Complete a week on Slimming World.
    Lose 1/2 stone
    Establish a routine at the gym - start C25K program
    Fit into my flare jeans
    Get to a size 10
    Look fabulous at the wedding!


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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft3in
    Start Date: 04/06/2014
    Start Weight: 11st12lb
    Current Weight: 11st3.4lb
    Goal Weight: 9st12lb
    Goal Date: 10/09/2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 29.4
    Current BMI: 27.9
    Goal BMI: 24.4


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8.6lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st5.4lb
    % Lost 5.18%
    Hope your ok and atleast you are trying to stick to plan thats great
    Starting weight: 11st 12lbs
    Current weight: 11st 3.4 pounds
    Total Loss: Nearly nine pounds, 4 ounces off.

    Target: I'm thinking 9st 12 pounds



    Goals:
    Lose half a stone WOO!!
    Lose one stone
    Get into the 10 stone bracket
    Be a comfortable size 12
    Do one full week on the WII fit

    My Diary: http://www.minimins.com/slimming-world-food-diaries/342830-robyns-summer-body-food-diary.html

    Shiny Stickers:








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