Blimey! 4 stones! How will I manage that!

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  1. Mrs Welshchap

    Mrs Welshchap Member

    Hi Everyone,

    I've been one of the snoopers who reads these pages but hadn't joined up til now - so here I am :) I've loved reading everyone's hints and tips and found some of them really useful, so thank you.

    Hubby and I have decided to finally get shot of all the excess weight before our big family holiday next Easter. I was so up for it and felt really motivated to get things in gear and start looking forward to the slim me once and for all. However I'm now completely daunted by the task as I've realised I actually still have another 4 stone to lose!

    That's a huge number isn't it!!

    I don't know whether it's best to set my goal at 4 stone or look at each stone as a goal. If anyone has any advise on the best way to get my head around this, I would be really grateful.

    Anyway, onwards and slimwards :)

    It's nice to finally say hello to you all - I hope you'll all be nice to the new girl :)


    Mrs Welshchap
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  3. xholly

    xholly Member

    Cambridge Diet
    Good luck!! ?
  4. GingerJV

    GingerJV Silver Member

    Hello Mrs Welshchap!! Welcome! Glad to see you here) you have made the right choice to start being active on the forum! I wish you good luck! And i think if you divide your 4 stones into for steps per 1 stone each it will be easier for you!;-)) Will be glad to read about your weight loss!
  5. Mrs Welshchap

    Mrs Welshchap Member

    Thanks, both :)
    Ginger - thank you for your advice, I had been thinking the same thing over the weekend, trying to think in more manageable bite sized chunks instead of one mega deal!
    Week one done on WW and I'm a little disappointed that I only lost 2 lbs as I've upped my excercise 10 fold to what I had been doing before. I guess I need to concentrate a little more on the food and weigh everything to the exact weight.... roll on next week :)
  6. GingerJV

    GingerJV Silver Member

    Hello! don't be disappointed - every loss is great! At least you donot gain!;-)this is what i always say to myself;-) Don't lose hope and just keep going! Drink lots of water, maybe start to count calories? It helps. Good luck with your new week!
  7. Mrs Welshchap

    Mrs Welshchap Member

    Thanks Ginger - I'm really trying at being positive and enjoying each day - and well, it worked! Last week didn't seem as though I was on a diet at all as we ate pizza, went out to dinner, have a full cooked breakfast etc, but I pointed everything and changed my cooking methods (grilling instead of frying and roasting with frylight) and this week I'm amazed to have lost 3.5lbs! That totally rocks and has boosted me no end! Think I need to move out of the intro section now :)

    Thanks again
  8. Charl27

    Charl27 Full Member

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    Hi MrsWelshchap!

    I started WW on Saturday so I'm a newbie too! Have switched straight from slimming world though.

    Hope everything is going well for you :) x
  9. holly xxx

    holly xxx Full Member

    calorie counting - eating healthy foods
    i lost 8 stone a couple of years ago and when i started i felt as if i had such a huge mountain to climb - but i broke it down into 1 stone goals... and it was much better that way - i wish you the best of luck!
  10. Elaine55

    Elaine55 Member

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    Wow that's really inspirational for me. Well done - there is hope for me yet!
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