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  1. bigbluefurrymonster

    bigbluefurrymonster Full Member

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    So.. I've been thinking about whether or not to do AAM week.. and have deicded that I am going to follow the diet to the letter. Therefore in 22 days from now I will be experiencing REAL food once again :)

    My original concern was that I would not be ready to reintroduce myself to food once again and that I needed more time to assess my relationship with food but I have considered that avoiding it may not be the right decision for me. I need to take the whole process as a learning experience and I feel that discipline is a huuuge part of that.

    This is my reason for asking all of you little chefs out there if you have any inspirations for add a meal weeks. I love chicken and turkey... but really am not too keen on fish. I've never had quorn or tofu... and I think I will give the cottage cheese a miss this time round. I do however looooove vegetables (I know, I'm weird lol). :eek:

    I know it's not for a while... but forewarned is forearmed... gives me time to plan and buy the ingredients... also time to look forward to cooking and real food! :)

    I ask you... Please help me with some inspiring recipes.


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  3. westhills

    westhills I STILL mean it!

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    I don't like fish much either. A nice thing to do is simmer chicken or quorn chunks in a little marigold bouillon, and add shredded cabbage + seasoning to taste. As long as the cabbage is cut extremely finely, it's like an oriental soup.
    Ann x
  4. Purple Hugs

    Purple Hugs Loves weight.. training!

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    Ooh i love fish! so on my 'good' days in my AAM week (as had a few not so good...
    I had fish, with a small helping of veg and LOVED it! Graham doesn't like proper fish (only chippy sort) so it was nice to treat myself.

    I'm hoping to avoid AAM week for a few weeks as was really bad till this week.. fingers x'd my CDC doesn't make me do it! I might just 'pretend' if she does! lol

    Good luck.. you'll be amazed by the loss in the next 22 days though i'm sure! ((hugs))
  5. Wisp

    Wisp Wisp

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    I've decided to go AAM too, Like you I am worried that physically eating on something will tempt me over to the dark side (pizza, chocolate cheese etc). I love veggies too, but two Tablespoons is nothing! I'm going to have to chew really slowly to make it last a good hour !
    I love quorn, its really nice, but I'll have to ask my CDC if quorn sausages are allowed, or whether it's just the mince. Ill be over the moon if I can have even a bite of a quorn sausage ! lol
    I hate plain cottage cheese blegh, but love it with pineapple- which I don't think is allowed ! :(
    I cant wait either to plan what I can have again !!
  6. demon

    demon Cambridge Diet Counsellor

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    Absolutely love AAM weeks and did them all the way through the plan :D Really feel it's crucial to incorporate food along the journey - teaches great control and hugely increased my confidence.

    Must admit I wasn't too adventurous and have stuck to chicken or fish - wasn't sure what to do with quorn as I would normally have it in some kind of sauce. Don't worry about the small portions - you'll still be having your normal packs each day so will find the extra meal is really very filling.
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