Total Solution 3 in 3!

Discussion in 'Exante - Diaries' started by mishelly77, 13 April 2014 Social URL.

  1. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Started exante in January and lost 1st 5lb in 3 weeks then gave up! Everyone was commenting on how much weight I'd lost and I loved it but I became complacent.

    I've only put 6lbs on since then but I'm flabby and I can really see those 6lbs!
    I'm only 5ft and weigh 15st 6lb so I do look like a little roly poly dumpling;)

    I not striving to be a certain weight specifically but to get into the 11 stone bracket would be awesome. I haven't been there since I was about 18!
    I am aiming to get into a size 14 comfortably. I'm currently 18-20 and my tummy is my biggest problem area.

    Anyway, as my header says, 3 in 3! 3 stone in 3 months is totally achievable if I am determined. Also, 3 months will be July so middle of summer. I'm just thinking of all the lovely clothes I'll be able to buy that I've never been able to!

    I decided to start a diary to keep myself accountable and also when I'm feeling like I might crack then I can come on here and sound off, lol ;)

    Nearly finished...... So I'm on day 4. I've not struggled really apart from last night when I had curry for tea but was so horrid, I couldn't eat it! So instead of making another pack I had 2 boiled eggs. I'm using MFP to keep myself in check.

    Good luck everyone else and feel free to say hi :) xxx
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  3. Amy12

    Amy12 Full Member

    Good luck mishelly! I have roughly the same to lose in the same about of time! Today is the end of my 3rd week, I haven't weighed myself yet as I am a compulsive weigher so I have decided to do it monthly! x
  4. Denisesuzanne

    Denisesuzanne Full Member

    Good luck both I started on 3 February and as of this morning have lost 3s8lbs so it is do able
  5. becky slim to be!

    becky slim to be! Full Member

    Hello and welcome :)

    3 stone in 3 months is totally doable! That's what I'm going for too now, already lost just short of 3 so I'm very almost halfway through my journey!!

    Good luck and I look forward to reading how you get on xx
  6. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Thanks Amy!

    I like your idea of weighing monthly but not sure I could wait that long. I weigh every Thursday and have done for years, even when I'm not dieting lol;)

    When is your month weigh in hun? :)
  7. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Fantastic loss since Feb Denise!! I'm mega inspired!!

    That's what I love about this diet, you see results quickly which spurs you on! Are you at goal now chick? xx
  8. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Thanks Becky :)

    How long has it taken you if you don't mind me asking? :)
  9. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Evening ladies!

    Well had a little wobble yesterday afternoon. Making daughter marmite on toast and it smelled amazing! Decided I was going to have 2 slices, which I did. It was totally pants! It just didn't hit the spot :(

    Anyway, I didn't let it ruin my day. I didn't have anything else yesterday and back straight to plan this morning!

    Today had chocolate cherry shake for breakfast. Was first time trying and I blended with hand blender and some ice. Was lush but a bit fragrant but definitely have again!
    Had Thai chilli soup for lunch. Could have done with a bit more chilli but I was at work and my Tabasco was at home, lol ;)
    Tonight had pasta, ham and mushroom soup..... Errmmmm, jury's still out I'm afraid. I liked the consistency, a bit like pot noodle but not sure on the taste. Will persevere and try again though.

    Went swimming tonight and swam half mile. Feeling pretty good about myself right now :)

    Feeling very motivated and looking forward to weigh in Thursday. Good luck everyone xxx
  10. susysu

    susysu Full Member


    ive re-started mon this week too. i'd like to do 3 stone in 3 months, it would really make all the difference to me and make me feel so much better. look forward to seeing our progress :)
  11. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Hi Susysu and welcome!!

    It will be good to have you on board. We can do 3 in 3 hopefully! :)

    I've just eaten the double chocolate bar microwaved for 20 seconds! Omg, it's amazing!
    I'm not a massive chocolate fan, but fancied a change and it's so worth it! I'm sitting at my desk now stuffed..... I know, I sound like such a fibber than a measly choc bar could fill me up but it does lol ;)

    Not sure what to have for tea now.... Decisions. Lol ;)
    Have a great day everyone!!! xx
  12. becky slim to be!

    becky slim to be! Full Member

    No I don't mind you asking at all! I've been doing it 9 weeks now and I'm bang on 3 stone loss as of this morning. :-D xx
  13. Amy12

    Amy12 Full Member


    My weigh in is in the 20th of this month so only 5 days to go! It's my TOTM at the moment so I might wait a few days after that just so I have no water retention! x
  14. Denisesuzanne

    Denisesuzanne Full Member

    Unfortunately not but I am closer to just being fat lol
  15. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Bless you Denise, your still 3 stone lighter though so don't fret my love :) xx

    Well I was slightly concerned this morning as I take the Cerazette contraceptive pill and I haven't had a period for around 7 years, although I do still get totm symptoms, which is naf;) but this morning my periods have made an unwelcome return!
    I asked on the exante fb page and their advisor said it's not uncommon and something to do with oestrogen, which makes me panic less but not made me any happier! Lol ;)
    I wonder if anyone else has experienced this?

    Last night, had a bit of a wobble. No excuses, I had scrambled eggs with 2 slices of toast for tea. I did enjoy it but I know I'm going to be so angry with myself if I haven't lost anything at weigh in!

    Weigh in is tmrw morning so keeping everything crossed! Also been checking MFP and I'm still loads under my weekly calorie intake so don't think I'll have done too much damage.

    Hope everyone else is doing ok too? :) xxx
  16. Denisesuzanne

    Denisesuzanne Full Member

    Aherm 3st8 actually lol have you tried the ex ante eggs they are nice I usually add spring onion and mushroom I think I am doing OK though,just hope I can keep it off this time
  17. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Lol Denise! I'm sorry, 3st 8 :)

    I actually had the eggs tonight for the first time. I added salt, pepper and mixed herbs and 2 mushrooms chopped up finely. I love them! There my new fave!!!
    Everyone is talking about how good the new pancakes are and hot cross bun bars so I really want to order but have to wait till pay day:(

    How have you got on today hun? x
  18. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Sorry Amy, only just seen this!

    Totm does seem to make a massive difference which is so unfair!!! I totally understand waiting a couple of days longer though.
    Good luck, I'm sure you will have smashed it :)

    Keep us posted hun :) xx
  19. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    1st week weigh in....

    Lost 8lbs!! :) :) :) :)

    Very happy!!!
  20. becky slim to be!

    becky slim to be! Full Member

    Well done!! That's a great loss :) keep going xx
  21. mishelly77

    mishelly77 Full Member

    Thanks Becky xx

    Well Good Friday and I've not been very good :(

    Been with my partner for 3 months after being on my own for 5 years, and we had our first sleepover last night, lol;) So this morning, I wanted to make an effort so made bacon and egg rolls then for lunch he took me to wagamama. I had noodle soup and a raw salad but then this evening he's gone home and I thought sod it, I might as well just finish eating for today. I've eaten a cheese and pickle wrap and 2 pkts of crisps!! I've also just had a coffee and 5 mini cookies :(

    I am not impressed with myself!! I am going to bed now and tmrw is another day so I will be on plan again. I'm not putting that bloody 8lb back on!!

    Hope everyone else is doing well :) :) xx

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