Another diary another diet

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  1. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    Hi everyone.
    I'm lisa. Im 34 and a stay at home mum to a 2 year old and a 5 year old. Oh and I'm a chocoholic.

    I have been calorie counting on and off for about a year now.
    i was about 5 pounds away from my goal weight but i put on so much over the last couple of months i am now 21 pounds away from my goal weight

    i am lacking motivation and just binge on chocolate all the time and then regret it and promise myself that the next day i will be super good only for it to happen again, that's why i thought i would start this diary and i'm hoping it will give me the motivation to stop eating junk and to keep within my calorie allowance.

    I'm thinking of trying to have my dinner later on at night so i don't snack in the evening. i am also thinking of having sugar free jelly as a snack and try and cut down on chocolate

    I know that calorie counting is the easiest and best diet for me. Sw is too restrictive.

    Thanks for reading so far x



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  3. Cas3

    Cas3 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    15st6lb
    Current Weight:
    12st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    10st12lb
    Lost(%):
    3st1lb(19.91%)
    Hey Lisa -subscribing :) wish you lots of luck for this year! I know it's not ideal to have dinner late but I often prefer to have dinner a bit late as I'm less likely to snack afterwards x
     
  4. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    Hi cas thanks for subsribing. We are friends on mfp I think.

    Today I am working. I have 4 days left till I become a stay at home mum officially.

    Breakfast is weetabix

    Lunch I'm not sure yet

    Dinner is gammon with wedges and beans.

    Going to buy some sugar free jelly to snack on in the day and to limit my chocolate intake to one bar in the day rather than the evening.

    Current weight is 136. Goal weight is 121.
    28 weeks till holiday.

    Have a good day. X




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  5. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    aghhhh currently 140 right 6 weeks to lose this

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  6. lindseydodd408

    lindseydodd408 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    19st0lb
    Current Weight:
    13st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st9lb(29.7%)
    Diet:
    Myfitnesspal/low carb
    Did you fall off the wagon into a big pile of chocolate bars?!?! Lol!!!

    Quit the sugar and the processed food. For me it has been the only thing that has put me back in control. No binges since August, which for me is incredible!!!

    I bet if you did clean eating for 6 weeks it would drop off you. Good luck!!! Xxx

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  7. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    Thank you lindsay. yes it is the chocolates fault. strangely enough I had sort of started eating clean mainly so I don't binge or want sweet stuff. Will try and eat food as natural as poss within reason. I'm very much an all or nothing person which drives me crazy as when I fall off the wagon boy do I fall off!

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  8. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    Well I'm still thesame weight. I lost nine pounds doing celebrity slim but put it back on after my holiday.
    Time to knuckle down.
    Am going to keep ny carbs below 100 if I can and up my calories to 1650. I'm going to only eat when I'm hungry and not binge on chocolate.
    Christmas is only 4 months away and I can easily get to target for then.

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  9. lindseydodd408

    lindseydodd408 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    19st0lb
    Current Weight:
    13st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st9lb(29.7%)
    Diet:
    Myfitnesspal/low carb
    Welcome back. How was the holiday? Xxx

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  10. systema

    systema Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    11st6lb
    Current Weight:
    9st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st0lb
    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(18.13%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Can you tell me exactly what "clean eating" is please ? I have heard it bandied about a lot but nobody ever says what it is. Is it eating "real" food instead of rubbish.
     
  11. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    It was great thanks. I ate everything in site though but that is what holidays are about for me.

    Need another one now!

    How are you getting on lindsey?still off the sugar?

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  12. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    I think fresh unprocessed food is clean food.

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  13. lindseydodd408

    lindseydodd408 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    19st0lb
    Current Weight:
    13st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st9lb(29.7%)
    Diet:
    Myfitnesspal/low carb
    It can mean different things to different people. The general concept is no processed food, therefore only buying food that has just one ingredient on the package.

    I make it cleaner by also cutting out any form of sugar and refined carbohydrate.

    If I wanted to make it even cleaner I could also cut out dairy, but I love cheese too much to take that step yet. If my weight loss slows that will be my next step.

    Hope this helps. Xxx

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  14. systema

    systema Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    11st6lb
    Current Weight:
    9st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st0lb
    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(18.13%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Thanks - I wondered what it was - didn't know I ate clean. :)
     
  15. lindseydodd408

    lindseydodd408 Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    19st0lb
    Current Weight:
    13st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st0lb
    Lost(%):
    5st9lb(29.7%)
    Diet:
    Myfitnesspal/low carb
    Yay you!!! I feel so much better clean eating, my body definitely appreciates it. Xxx

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  16. steff79

    steff79 Silver Member

    Hey I haven't posted in a little while not fallen off the wagon been maintaining for a while now.. Calorie counting worked really well for me and I still use myfitnesspal for maintenance ;) I also like chocolate but rarely touch it!! I will eat a chocolate and vanilla chupa chup lolly only 46 calories hits the spot for a chocolate fix lasts a fairly long time too till you crunch it anyway!! I still eat cake too I can't resist abit of cheesecake!! :p I go to the gym often which meens I can get away with the odd naughty slip!! :p I eat alot better than I used to and am still mostly good! Good luck anyway 121 pounds is easily doable ;)

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  17. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    After umming and arring im starting next Tuesday. I can't diet whilst the kids are off school so next Tues it is. I'm now the heaviest ive been. :mad:

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  18. Lisa123

    Lisa123 Silver Member

    Diet:
    slimming world
    Well done stef. Your doing great. Keep it up.

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  19. steff79

    steff79 Silver Member

    Hey decided to re start my diary not logging food anymore though I have myfitnesspal for that, just my activities and maybe general ramblings! :p

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  20. Mizkirsty

    Mizkirsty Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    17st9.0lb
    Current Weight:
    14st11.0lb
    Goal Weight:
    12st7lb
    Lost(%):
    2st12lb(16.19%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World/Xenical/Cambridge diet

    Hi just popping by to follow!! Thanks for the warm Welcome Earlier :) x
     
  21. steff79

    steff79 Silver Member

    Hey how you been hope your start of your diet hasn't been too stressful ;) are you logging with myfitnesspal? It makes it very easy to keep track of everything :)

    Btw my diary is in members only think you need 50 posts to see it ;)

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