6th Feb - new diet, new me (hopefully)

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  1. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    finally...I start on Tuesday - can't wait.
    I am aiming at losing 6stones. Maybe I am being harsh on myself but I really want to do it. I only hope that I will stick to this diet!!

    this site is just so helpful and it encourages everyone who wants to lose weight.

    a big cheer to everyone
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  3. Stardreamer

    Stardreamer Supportive

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    Hello and welcome Jenna113,
    You must feel so excited about starting this fantastic diet!! It was not that long ago that I was in your position. Time will fly by. Keep focused hun and cut out the carbs about a week before you start. Try and start drinking more water. My sister is starting CD on 18/2/06 and I am so excited for her.
    Good Luck and keep posting on here!!
  4. Fuzzys Angel

    Fuzzys Angel The Lovely James Hetfield

    Welcome Jenna,

    Stardreamer has given some great advise, cut down on carbs before hand it makes it easier....Good luck hun look forward to reading your posts..

  5. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    i cant stress enough how inspirational you girls are.

    thanks for your support.
  6. dizzy-n-mizzy

    dizzy-n-mizzy Not dieting ATM!

    Together we lost 8 stone on CD.
    :D Hi Jenna

    When I saw your thread title I immediately thought "oh that doesn't sound very positive!" then I thought about how I felt before I started and I was exactly the same really excited but only hoped I could do it. The reason I had forgotten that was because from the day I started CD as each hour passed I got more and more confident and relieved that I had finally found something that was going to work. Within a week I was confident of achieving more than I'd hoped for in the beginning and do you know I did!

    I'm sure you will be the same and will also have with lighterlife the benefits of group support and the counselling programme. Good Luck:)

    Dizzy x
  7. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    Hi Dizzy.

    Well I was not being 100% positive because I am a type of person who does not finish what I start off with. So I am trying to be very realistic and trying to take it day by day. I just hope I do not get fed up with this diet (like in the past). Probably, the faster the results, the more I'll stick to it ;)

  8. dizzy-n-mizzy

    dizzy-n-mizzy Not dieting ATM!

    Together we lost 8 stone on CD.
    I have lots of confidence in you because you sound like I was. CD is fast and simple. Taking food out of the equation altogether was the key for me. Hope it will be for you too.

    Keep us in touch with how you are doing and get used to drinking loads of water it really is important.

    Dizzy x
  9. New-Me

    New-Me can do it this time!

    hi Jenna
    welcome on this trip to slimmer life! I'm only on day 11 so just a bit ahead of you.

    This site is a huge help in keeping me going - I love it.

    will keep in touch with your progress - and how we're all feeling!

    all the best
  10. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    hi gals. starting LL on tuesday.

    will def. update you.

    thanks a lot
  11. Pixie

    Pixie Silver Member

    Hi Jenna!

    Hope it all goes ok:)
  12. slimslow

    slimslow Full Member

    Lighter life
    welcome aboardmate

    HOPE IT ALL GOES WELL KEEP FOCUSED.... and Keep blogging it makes it easier as the people on here a so helpful.


  13. Geri

    Geri Gold Member

    Hiya Jenna,
    ooh so pleased you have a start date :D . Lighterlife really will give you a lighterlife:D

    Look forward to hearing more from you
  14. Auj

    Auj Member

    Hi Jenna
    I restarted Lighterlife on Wednesday after not going for two week, I surprised myself and was in shock because I'd only put on 3LBs.
    Jenna you are going to be fine, on reflection I felt the same way you did. At times I struggled and at times I felt/feel unmotivated, but I 've decided to use those periods of uncertainty to learn and move on.
    We both have 6 stones to lose and I believe you will do it. The best thing about lighterlife is that it is a sure thing and just think, you started February and by July (before that even) you will be 6 stones lighter, image that - a new you for summer.
    Hang in there - you'll do it.

  15. sukie sue

    sukie sue this is My time to shine!

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    hi and welcome,
    youll be great , youve made the right decision joining minimims , every time i needed support over xmas and before the dreaded holidays i came here for help and inspiration and found it in spade fulls , so go get em!!!:D and i tell you what in no time that extra 6 stone will be a distant memory XXX
  16. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    You people are just so adorable - you have no idea how much courage you are giving me...:p

    well...my aim is to lose 6 stone by July (I hope that is possible and realistic). 2.5yrs ago, i started atkins and lost a good 15kgs. but due to some probs (ex bf!), i ate to comfort myself and not only did i gain those 15kgs, i added another 7kgs to that. so at this moment, i am soooo mad :mad: at myself for letting that happen to myself (coz of a nitwit of a man).:cry:

    july i should be going home to see my family and i just told my mother that as much as i am dying to go visit them during the easter hols, i really want to surprise them in july with the new me...:cool:

    i bought me my new blender and aerolatte so i can start this journey. i know it is not going to be easy (paris next week -argh plus i travel a lot) but with you guys, I think it is going to be one hell of a lot easier!!!:D

    j xxx;)
  17. Auj

    Auj Member


    Trust me girl, you are just going to be fine.

    It seems to me that you are doing what you need to do in order to succeed on your journey, image in 6 months time you will look back and be amazed at how far you have come.
    This is what is helping me at the moment - the SMART(ER) =
    S= specific
    M= measurable
    A= achievable
    R= realistic
    T= timescale
    E= evaluate
    R= review

    Auj xxx
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  19. Geri

    Geri Gold Member

    Don't forget to get some ice - makes the shakes so much nicer :p
  20. jenna113

    jenna113 Full Member

    oh yes, i bought myself ice-thingies too (forgot the technical word he he)

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