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  1. G

    Slimming World Newbie... BLOATING!!!

    I started slimming world this week and think im doing well but im so bloated 😭 my diet today overnight oats - with blueberries and raspberries 0% greek yogurt fake fry up - two linda macartney rosemary and onion sausages, mushrooms, two eggs and 2 tbsp no added sugar baked beans steak n...
  2. a toll of the Belle

    New - a long way to go

    Hi All, I dabbled with exante many years ago but student life got the better of me and I never really stuck to it. Over the last 6 months I have been watching what I eat and following slimming world principles, losing a grand total of 10 lbs. I feel like most of that has come back on over...
  3. B

    Let's Do This!

    Hello everyone, I am following slimming world and have been for a few years now. I started off with great results but recently have found that I am struggling with consistent losses. No fault of the SW plan it's all down to me as I seem to be stuck in a loop of having a good day/bad day. So I...
  4. Sheslosingit

    Serial dieter looking for tips?

    Hello! I've been on a diet for a decade with weight ranging from 11 stone to 15 and a half (im 5ft 11). This time last year I got married and was at the bottom end weight wise after more or less starving myself with stress. Since our wedding day I've gained 4 and a half stone in under a year...
  5. claireylou87

    starting over....again...diary!

    omg i was so excited to see minis is back!!! i was a member and serial poster about 8 years ago and it helped so much. since i was last on here properly so much jas happened in life and im starting my slimming world journey (again!) at 20st 3lb 😣. i have had such a sketchy past with weight loss...
  6. M

    Hi there - guidance for a newbie please!

    Hi All, I'm "Mrs Fishskin" (so called, based on the fish like nature of my true surname...!) I've been skirting around the edges of this site for a long time, but had been a bit nervous to 'dive in'. I feel like I need to try something new to keep me focused, so this seemed worth a shot! Please...
  7. M

    Help Needed ...Hapless Slimmer

    So I have been on my journey since January and I am getting no where I have lost all motivation! I am hoping joining Minimins that this can give me the encouragement I need!! Has anyone ever felt this way? :airquote:
  8. myslimmingstruggle

    Determined to succeed this year!! Need tips please...

    Hi, I'm new to this place, and back on SW for 2018 *eye roll* new year new me *eye roll*. Truth is, 1 and half years ago, me and my best friends joined SW in group, they succeeded - got to their goal weight and i epically failed... lost weight and then plonked it all back on... i gave up! I...
  9. Moonebeam

    Newbie on first week of Exante :)

    Hello! Thought I'd introduce myself. I decided to look up an online forum for dieters like me. I'm currently on my first week of the Exante diet. Why Exante? - It was the cheapest TFR diet I could find and they had a good bit of choice. I'm currently having 2 shakes and 1 bar a day. I'm hoping...
  10. lady_marmalade

    Starting SW with a little trepidation...

    Hello all! Newbie here! I'm back from a holiday in Italy and I've gained weight on an already heavy frame so I've decided that I have to do something. I know a few of my friends and family are big into SW so I thought I'd give it a whirl. I can cope with avoiding sweets and crisps, but my...
  11. vancitygirl

    Extra Easy My food Diary

    I hope day 1 I am doing right so far... I got up late this morning so didn't add my super free food to breakfast - oops. o_O Breakfast: Scrambled eggs - 2 large eggs with 50ml whole milk- HEXA, 1/2 tsp light marg, and salt, pepper and chilli flakes to taste. Served with half a 71g wholewheat...
  12. vancitygirl

    Hello Everyone

    Hi everyone, I was a member of slimming world a few years ago and this time round I've decided to do it on my own with the help of this group. I have lots of healthy recipes planned and going to do some food prep tonight to get me ready for the week. I've also started walking to and from work...
  13. H

    New: hello! :)

    Hi everyone! So I started Slimming World and it isn't really working out for me as I need the portion control aspect (I could literally eat my weight in rice & I love veg so I'm eating just as much as I was before) so I'm going to start Weight Watchers from tomorrow. I'm doing it at home as I...
  14. KatBot

    Hi...... newbie looking for friends

    Hi I'm a newbie and I'm currently on Day 5 of the Cambridge diet. I've been completely fine until today - I had a little headache and I've got a talking/gurgling stomach. Apart from my partner nobody knows I'm doing this so I don't have anyone to talk to really ☹️. My motivations still...
  15. H

    Newbie: Help with Slimming World diet plan

    Hi all! I'm in my first week of doing Slimming world on my own at home (as I can't afford membership at the moment) and I was wondering if someone could maybe let me know as to whether what I'm eating is alright? (My portions are very large because that stops me from snacking throughout the...
  16. CK101

    In need of a SW Buddy - London

    Hi Ladies, I started SW before Xmas and lost a stone by Feb. I have unfortunately fallen off the wagon since then and want to shift another 2 stone but I know I am going to need some support in doing it. When I look back on how well I did and how quickly, I am not quite sure how I managed! I...
  17. CK101

    In need of a SW Buddy!

    Hi Ladies, I started SW before Xmas and lost a stone by Feb. I have unfortunately fallen off the wagon since then and want to shift another 2 stone but I know I am going to need some support in doing it. When I look back on how well I did and how quickly, I am not quite sure how I managed! I...
  18. CK101

    In need of a SW Buddy!

    Hi Ladies, I started SW before Xmas and lost a stone by Feb. I have unfortunately fallen off the wagon since then and want to shift another 2 stone but I know I am going to need some support in doing it. When I look back on how well I did and how quickly, I am not quite sure how I managed! I...
  19. Makinitcount

    Extra Easy Journey to the end of the yo-yo dieting!

    Hi So I'm brand new to this site. I've been battling with the same 3 stones for soooo many years and been on every diet invented...including slimming world a few times...but never managed to keep the weight off. Recently I've just not managed to shed the pounds at all and I think this is down to...
  20. Likklemonkeyy

    Slimming world newbie

    Hi guys. Just a quick introduction! I'm 24, starting weight is 12st 1lb I'd like to get down to at least 10.5st to feel comfortable in myself again. I was recently trying the slim fast diet after Christmas and lost 6lb but my weight didn't shift any more than that so thought I would try...
  21. hananafritters

    Slimming World Diary

    I've just started Slimming World and I thought it would be a good idea to document how I'm feeling week by week I weighed in today after my first week on Slimming World. I lost 7 pounds!!! I'm so happy but also a little worried that it may be too much too quick as I've always thought that...
  22. R

    Slimming World Newbie

    Hi everyone, I'm a Slimming World newbie. I went to my first group last Thursday and feel like I've done really well, though I'm petrified at the thought of not losing anything in my first week.. can't stop this anxiety. I try to write my food as much as I can, but I wanted to start a diary on...
  23. GemTay1

    slimming world pack lunches

    Hello I have just joined slimming world for the 2nd time and I am hoping to be able to get my head around it s bit better this time. i would like some ideas on packed lunches for work if possible, i work in a call centre we have a kettle and a microwave available to us if needed. also does...
  24. SLIMSANDY

    Hi I'm new and starting SW again, I've from East Yorks in the UK

    Just wanting to say Hi **waves** and good luck to everyone on their journeys. is anyone else on here from the same region? or nearby that would like a buddy?
  25. RunJKB

    22, 15 Stone and Bridesmaid to be...

    Hi All, I have decided to join Slimming World tonight at a local group. I am twenty-two, 15 stone and size 14-16. I live with my parents so food prep can be very difficult, can anybody give me tips on how to stay ahead or even any off the shelf free or low syn goodies you can recommend...
  26. G

    Extra Easy My Food Diary

    So last night I joined back at Slimming World so today is my first full day at the diet and I am feeling hopeful! I've tried to diet/eat healthy on and off for years and have never been successful but I am more determined and motivated now than ever before so fingers crossed I will stick with it...
  27. G

    Starting the weight loss journey..!

    So here we go, to the start of new beginnings! I have tried to diet on and off for years now and let's just say, there were many failures, but I feel like now is my time. I'm 20 years old and I'm the heaviest I have ever been. The weight has been creeping up on me for over 4 years now and it...
  28. Rachnrobtfa

    newbie from Leics

    Hi all, I'm Rachel and I'm married with 4 kids aged 22 to 14. I did slimming world 3 years ago and lost 3.5 stone which got me to my target. Unfortunately I didn't stick to it after I reached target and gradually my weight crept back up. I started slimming world again in January this year with...
  29. Chelby

    Newbie shock

    I joined yesterday and put my last remembered weight in 15 st 8lbs - I thought I needed to check my weight as I needed a proper acurate reading and discovered I was actually almost a stone lighter than I thought. OMG Today my official start weight is 14st 11lbs.
  30. Chelby

    I wanna be me and not miserable

    Hi Everyone My name is Chelby, I am going to lose weight (trying to be really positive here lol) and I am looking for assistance and any support plz......I will be trying the weightwatchers pro points diet and I am looking for any pointers on how to get started, what propoints I should be...
  31. C

    Extra Easy Days Former member, about to start following the plan from home

    Hi everyone! I'm new to MiniMins but not to Slimming World! I've been a member on and off since 2011. I'm about to relocate to Austria and want to follow the Extra Easy programme again as I've started to notice my weight creep up again. Obviously can't attend meetings from Austria and reluctant...
  32. R

    Hi Everyone! THis is My First time here!

    Hi! I am Ria, a new member and still figuring out the site. Hope this forum could help me motivate to stick on my diet plan and exercise. Nice to meet you all! :)
  33. Jessica.xx

    **Newbie**

    Hi everyone :) I am new to MiniMins, I'm here looking for slimming world inspiration, recipes and support as I am a 20 year old who can't cook many things! :( I've been doing Slimming world for 3 weeks.. My first week I lost 4lbs :) My second week I lost 2lbs :) And my third week I actually...
  34. Losing For The Last Time

    Hi

    Hi I'm giving Exante another go and I've heard such good things and lots of recommendations for this site for support which I really need. I little bit about myself... Since falling pregnant with my little boy in 2013 I've given up on all diets for one reason or another. There's always been...
  35. calamityr

    Hello!

    Hi all! After months of trying to calorie count and not shifting any weight (thus feeling worse about myself) I've decided to give SW a try - I've heard wonderful things! I'll be doing it alone from home so would like to make some SW buddies along the way :) I lost around 7st in a few years...
  36. Hannah Rose

    ❤️ SW slimmer & newbie to Minimins! ❤️

    First of all so glad I've found this site! Whenever I search for SW stuff this site always comes up in the Google search! I can see myself settling right in here. So I've been on SW for 5 weeks now, lost 9 1/2 lbs so far (might be more/less this eve as its weigh day!) things I struggle with...
  37. Saffy94

    Forum Newbie right here!

    Hi everyone!!! This is my first ever time on a forum! Exciting stuff..... a bit about my SW journey to update you all I start Slimming World on 16/03/2016 and currently lost 13lbs, I got my 1 stone award 2 weeks ago but gained last week :( so hopefully we get it back tonight wooo!, I weigh in on...
  38. AlyBuffy

    Extra Easy 30 year old milestone....enough is enough!

    Hey guys, I thought it would be a good idea to start one of these as I'm doing SW online so at least I would have someone to vent to when I'm having good days or bad days. I've been a yo-yo dieter all my life. I lost 2 stone last year and then put it all back on after I lost my job. I'm...
  39. B

    Extra Easy Syns in tesco finest filled pasta

    Hi, can someone please tell me the Syns value for tesco finest pea & smoked pancetta ravioli? Got some as a treat for my tea and would like to know how bad I'm being! Per portion it's 379 calories, (in 185g) with 12.4g fat, 4.3g of which are saturates, 48.3g carbs, 6.5g fibre and 15.4g protein...
  40. Jaxx1384

    Slimming World, PCOS and Dairy free newbie

    Hi all I've been a slimming world member for 6 months and im almost at my 1.5 stone award. It's been a hard 6 months with many ups and downs but I'm making progress. Being dairy free is frustrating but it's a necessity and pcos on top just make everything fun! Anyone else working with this...
  41. swlundon

    Hiya - New to SW, new to minimins!

    Hi all So I thought the polite thing to do would be to introduce myself :) I've done WW many times before but started SW three weeks ago - and I've already lost 8.5lbs! I'm really impressed with it so far. I've lost more in the past week than i did in the last year (Oct 14-Oct 15) of doing WW...
  42. V

    Hello :)

    Hey Guys, I'm getting married in June and just joined SW to make a life change i have my first weight in on wed, any helpful tips or recipies anyone has would be greatly appreciated :)
  43. AmyD93xo

    IBS and Slimming World - Buddy request?

    Hi, I'm 22 years old and have been following Slimming World since October 2015. I have around 2 stone to lose for me. I have suffered with IBS for 6 years now and would love a buddy to chat with and possibly confess our muckups and just full on support. If anyone would be interested at all I...
  44. M

    Hi from a newbie - round 2 at losing baby weight (plus a bit!!)

    Morning Minimin-ers My search for SW syn values always leads me here so I thought I'd join and hopefully make it to target this time! My LG is now 20 months old and the first time I tried SW to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight she was just 3 months old. And it was a bit soon really for me...


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