Abi's weightloss diary - post jaw surgery

Discussion in 'Weight Loss Diaries' started by abz, 26 August 2008 Social URL.

  1. abz

    abz Gold Member

    Hey guys. Since cambridge doesn't seem to be treating me in the way it's supposed to i've moved up to the 1000 plan in the hope all the hormones will get straightened out and i'll start losing weight again.

    it's my first day and i feel like i've never had to fit so much food in!! ha. i'm under strict orders not to deviate from the plan so that if i still don't lose weight they know there is some other factor involved. so today i have chosen the fruit option from my breakfast menu as i was out and about so i have had a cambridge bar and then a portion of grapes and two medium sized apples from that. then for lunch i've just had a tetra and added my veg from my lunch to my evening meal as it was the only way to fit it in as i was busy all morning and i am working 1-11pm tonight. am having a chicken breast with brocolli and mushrooms and sweet potato for tea and another apple for dessert (i really need to get a wider variety of fruit!! i didn't have chance yesterday. that's tomorrow's plan)

    to be honest it feels like an amazing amount of food when i'm eating it but when i look at it on a plate it scares me to death how much more than that i used to eat!! i know that this is still a restricted diet, and hopefully (all things being well now i'm out of ketosis) i should still lose about 2.5lbs a week doing this, but i would have thought my throat had been cut previously. it has really highlighted the astronomical portions i must have been eating!! argh...

    so yes. i thought i would log the ups and downs and results of this. but after ssing i feel like i'm eating like a king :D

    abz xx
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  3. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

    Hey abz, best of luck with the 1000 plan, it does sound like a awful lot reading it!! :hug99: xx
  4. Loz1984

    Loz1984 Flab 2 Fab!

    Good luck Abz! I hope it works for you!

    Yummy - just enjoy all those healthy foods! In fact can you enjoy them enough for me too?! ;)
  5. hanloje

    hanloje Silver Member

    Best of luck for your new plan, I know you were struggling before! sure this'll work out just fine for you. Enjoy all that lovely food!!!!!
  6. susan70

    susan70 Gold Member

    Good luck with the 1000 plan.xx
  7. abz

    abz Gold Member

    thanks guys. i've actually managed to work my way through it all except for one apple, which i'll probably have later as i'm at work for another 2 and a bit hours :) then home and straight to bed, ha.

    i am definately feeling more chirpy now hormonally. this is two days in a row where i've only had a short fuse. i haven't had a fuse at all for quite some time now, ha. poor OH has been suffering and yesterday was commenting that i was much happier :)

    if that's what pmt is usually like people can stick it. i've been a permanent monster!!

    abz xx
  8. Minz

    Minz Maintainer

    Good luck with it Abz - you sound much happier on it and I'm sure that will translate into great losses. x
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  9. bleedingheck

    bleedingheck Leahs Lightweights

    Hey Abz

    Glad that its suiting you, i'm moving onto the 1000 tomorrow also. Must admit am disapointe as have worked myself into a frenzy about having shredded wheat for brekkie rather than my choc mint shake (is the only flavour i 'do') to find my cupboards are bare of shredded wheat/porridge/museli GOD DAMN!!!

    Did you find if there were any other recipes that you can have other than those listed in the book?

  10. KBQueen

    KBQueen Yummy Mummy in the making

    Best of luck on the 1000 hun, I hope it suits you much better and you start losing weight again. Big hugs :hug99::hug99:
  11. missmf

    missmf getting slimmer

    at least you've changed your whle out look on what you were eting before and how big your portions were.
    no good doing cd and then eating loads of crap again after, so its obviously done you really well already.
    hope you start losing again.
    let us know how you do. xx
  12. abz

    abz Gold Member

    Hi lynn.

    my cdc said that by next week she might have some new recipes from head office that she would be able to get me so watch this space and i'll let you know if she manages to get me some :)

    abz xx
  13. abz

    abz Gold Member

    thanks guys. i do feel much more upbeat, much less hormonal and more able to face the world. i was starting to sink into a very low and blue place that i didn't want to be in and it was all hormonal i think. and like i've said before, i've never really been hormonal, or on the occasions i have been i've been able to restrain myself... not so. i'm so chilled and laid back usually so this drove me mad!!

    i've had my final apple and two litres of water and a couple of coffees. so haven't quite made it on the water front today but there will have been moisture in my food so i don't feel too bad about it. will make sure i have more tomorrow.

    i get to leave work. finally!! ha. catch you all tomorrow. good luck on 1000 in the morning lynn. have a boiled egg and some toast instead :D

    abz xx
  14. abz

    abz Gold Member

    well lynn. how was this morning? you struggling with food choices yet?

    well i'm working the 1-11 shift again tonight - oh my word. something huge just came through the letter box... i'm going to have to investigate. one sec... oh. how disappointing. it's a slater's menswear catalogue... ha. right. so. a bar down for brekkie. i really need to do better on the water front today so here comes three litres!! i'm nearly a 75cl bottle down already so that's good :)

    have no clue what my menu is going to be like today. haven't even thought about it yet, ha. have a slight headache which is irritating me. i hope it doesn't develop into something horrid before work :(

    i have a friend popping over for a coffee later on this morning. it will be nice to have a catch up.

    ooh. and i have bought myself an amazing jacket. well. i've ordered it. ha. this one: The Dark Angel : Exquisite fairytale clothing and i really hope it turns up before my holidays in about 10 days or so...

    abz xx
  15. dietingqueen

    dietingqueen Gold Member

    hey abz.....

    Look forward to seeing how u get on hun x
  16. abz

    abz Gold Member

    well i was feeling a little munchy today. i think my body has gotten used to being fed again... so i had my dinner a leetle early... ah well. i still have an apple to get me through the evening shift. have also realised that on the 1000 plan i'm allowed carbonated drinks and tea and coffee are INCLUDED in my drinks allowance... so i haven't been as bad on the fluids as i thought!! also might have to go and get some coke zero in at some point. only allowed no calorie carbonated drinks, ha. also allowed squash now too but still have plenty of water flavouring left so that's no probs... it suddenly seems much easier. i still want to get through at least 2 litres of just water a day though, which i already have today. and i don't plan on stopping soon. might get that coke zero though :D

    abz xx
  17. Minz

    Minz Maintainer

    Great work Abz - you're motoring along.....
  18. Orange Plum

    Orange Plum Full Member

    Hi Abz - glad to hear its going well for you - you really deserve it. Look forward to hearing your results for the week. Good luck!xx
  19. abz

    abz Gold Member

    well i've had two diet cokes throughout the day and i don't think i've ever burped so much in my life!! it's insane, ha. don't think my body is used to gases any more :) well, not the kind that come up in any case :D

    still, it was nice to be able to drink something that wasn't water. i have had over 2 litres of water to drink in any case. still an hour and a half of work to go. i have an apple left which i think i'll eat now. needless to say my digestive system has been on overdrive with all the fruit again today... i can almost feel my body sighing with relief!!

    abz xx
  20. abz

    abz Gold Member

    hey guys. i'm shattered this morning. just couldn't sleep last night. i had a bath with a blue skies bubble bar (well a bit of one) in it and i'm wondering whether it over rejuvinated me or something... it was supposed to relax me to sleep!! ah well. i'm on a cup of caffeinated sludge at the mo to try and wake up. only nine hours left of lovely work and then i actually have the weekend off :D going to a mate's house tomorrow who has shown much joy that he can actually cook for me along with the others now. before i had to sit with a soup, ha. and then i'm going rollerskating on sunday, weather permitting. me and a mate bought rollerskates about 2 years ago and were really excited and then she got preggers so no rollerskating. i've just remembered that they are still in a box under my bed so we're going now, ha. oh dear i am SO going to hurt myself...

    abz xx
  21. bleedingheck

    bleedingheck Leahs Lightweights


    just eating my muesli!

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