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CD: Quiz and Game - You know you want to!

emmapetty

Going for Goal!
G: 13st0lb
#1
Hi All,

As the festive season is nearly upon us - I thought, what better time to have a bit of fun! :D

I have put together a short CD quiz for you to answer your daily cd routine, habits, treats etc. Then, the game part is where you change 3 things of your normal cd routine for one week.

The winner? The biggest looser of course :D:D:D

The prize? The biggest looser award! (which you can choose your own design logo in your signature!!! hehe..!)

Ok here's how to play. I shall begin the quiz in question form. Please answer them next to each number. Try to answer the questions in some detail!

1. What times do you have your shakes?

2. Do you freeze cd bars?

3. How much water do you aim for each day?

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

Ok, so the game part begins after you guys start the quiz!!!

Check the quiz again in a couple of days and post the 3 things you are going to try changing for ONE WEEK. From answers that other people give about there own personal cd regime, you can give those things a go!!!

I will then ask for you all to post back again your weight loss for the week that you made those changes.

Confused? :confused:

Or are you going to be the Biggest Looser...? :D:D:D
 
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S: 18st2lb C: 17st11lb G: 12st1lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 0st5lb(1.97%)
#2
Hi Emma,haven't got time for a long post,just wanted to say hi and good to see you back posting. x
 
S: 18st9lb C: 15st2.5lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 34.3 Loss: 3st6.5lb(18.58%)
#3
1. What times do you have your shakes?

Normally have one at lunchtime - only have one now as I'm on 1000 step (have a cd bar with my coffee in the evening too though).

2. Do you freeze cd bars?

Oh yes! But am beginning to worry that one day I'll bite into my frozen cranberry bar and snap my tooth!

3. How much water do you aim for each day?

A minimum of 2.5L. Prefer it with the water flavourings though.

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?

Ha ha ha, lmao!!!! exercise? what's that?!!!

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

Am very predictable and always have choc/choc mint and cranberry bars. Occasionally change the flavours but always end up back to my faves the following week.

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

I remind myself how well I've done and how great compliments feel. Looking at before and after photos helps too and reminds me I don't want to go back to being obese again. Minimins is a great place to come and read other posts and get inspiration.

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?

No, don't have any scales at home. Probably a good thing as I'd be weighing myself three times a day!

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

Have frozen a chocolate tetra before and that was pretty good.

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

Was SS+ and now on 1000

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

Saturday mornings.

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

I want to be 11.5 stones and so far I've lost 6.5 stones. 4lbs to go. Would love to do it by Christmas, but it's not the end of the world if I don't as I want to enjoy myself too.

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

I bake! Sound crazy but since I've been doing CD and not been able to cook properly/bake for myself I've baked for everyone else and have become the cake/biscuit queen of Bournemouth! I love it and am also addicted to the Good Food Channel - it's like my own version of porn addiction!!!

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

Losing weight, Feeling Great, Receiving compliments!

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

It fitted in easily as it's just me at home and I was able to clear the cupboards of my "trigger" foods.

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

The best one isn't really a compliment, but I just love it when people don't recognise me or do a double-take!
The compliment I value most is from some of my dearest friends who say we always loved you before and thought you were beautiful, but are so proud of you now.
The third is all the other compliments combined as they always make me feel so fantastic and are the best incentive not to put the weight back on.
 

onlyme!

is a naughty girl...
#4
1. What times do you have your shakes?

I generally have 2 shakes at lunch time ( I make a massive mousse - i know i'm not allowed) and then I have a bar at 8pm ish.) Although this week I am trying porrige in the morning, mousse at lunch bar at night!

2. Do you freeze cd bars?

I have had them frozen but I prefer them out of the fridge :)

3. How much water do you aim for each day?

I aim for 3 litres, I always have one in by 11am.

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?

I walk my dog - Olive everyday I also try and swim once a week and I work in a busy pub 3 times a week in the evening, so I run around!

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

I normally have 14 chocolate, 7 peanut and a MAM however I very rarely have strawberry!

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

I get in bed a feel sorry for myself, or I come on here or take it out on my mum (sorry)

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?

I Weigh myself about 3 times a day hehe and always after a wee!

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

I have done all the tricks possible! I have to say I like making the trifle.

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

I am SS sometimes SS+

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

I WI on a Wed evening

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?
I have lost just shy of 4 stone I want at least another 2!

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

Look in the mirror naked, that will either make me carry on or cry!

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

not having to think about what to eat, not having that horrible stuffed feeling and the fact I have lost nearly 4 stone!

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

I realised a lot of my socialising was done around food, so I have found it quite difficult!

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

~ being called a foxy lady
~ when a big group of my friends told me how proud they were
~ getting told by a guy I think is gorgeous, that I am looking seriously hot now (although i still want to ask him what was wrong with me before)
 
#5
1. What times do you have your shakes?

9-10am, 3pm and 9pm but my meal at 6.30pm now I'm on 810.

2. Do you freeze cd bars?

No :)

3. How much water do you aim for each day?
3.5 litres :)

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?
I walk a lot :)

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

Stick to the same now, bit fed up with them.

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

I remind myself how great I feel being slimmer :)

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?
Serial scale hopper here :p

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

Used to freeze tetras but now way too cold.

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

Was on 100% SS for 19 weeks now 810.

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

Tuesdays :)

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

5 stone 10lbs... lost 5 stone 2lbs already :)

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

I look for recipes :p

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

Quick weight loss, liking myself and being happy.

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

Yes! Bit harder on SS but now I'm on 810 I can stick to chicken salads if I have social arrangements.

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

Wow, you have a great figure!
You have fab legs.
Look how small your waist is :)
 

KBQueen

Yummy Mummy in the making
S: 14st9lb C: 12st9lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 34.6 Loss: 2st0lb(13.66%)
#6
1. What times do you have your shakes?

Porridge at lunch, choc shake around 3pm and peanut bar or frozen tetra at 7pm

2. Do you freeze cd bars?

Nope

3. How much water do you aim for each day?

4ltrs

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?

Only walking at the moment

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

I have porridge, choc shakes, choc tetras and peanut bars

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

I look back on my photos over this diet and remember why I'm doing it

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?

Yes, I too am a scale hopper

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

I freeze tetras but thats all

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

SS 100%

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

Monday

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

I want to lose 5 stone in total and have lost 2 stone so far

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

Browse size 12 clothes

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

Watching the weight go down, not having to make food decisions and feeling more confident

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

Its great as I stay at home with kids but is hard when I need to see family

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

*You have done really well
*Wow Jools you look fantastic
*Ooh look, your trousers are falling off you
 

Chlo

Silver Member
S: 16st4lb C: 15st5lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 40.6 Loss: 0st13lb(5.7%)
#7
1. What times do you have your shakes?

breakfast - 7.30am
Lunch 12pm
Dinner - 5pm


2. Do you freeze cd bars?

Only when trying not to eat them all at once.... I figure if I freeze them it will put me off eating more than one in a day.... unfortuntately they taste just as good. So I have to limit my bars to 2 a week, or I just have 3 a day until they are gone... not good in the side effects department.

3. How much water do you aim for each day?

3 litres

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?

No - I jumped on the excuse that we are not allowed, and ran with it (not literally). Am starting to think perhaps I should start something.

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?

Chocolate tetras everytime, can't stand the rest. Occasional banana tetra if I am feeling adventurous. Peanut and cranberry bars once a week.

6. How do you cope when things are tough?

If we are talking with the diet, I get on here and usually keep myself occupied enough for the cravings to pass.

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?

At least twice a day, first thing in the morning (after the toilet.. TMI) and when I come in from work..... I know its a bad thing but it really is habit

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

Noooooooooooo

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

I vary between SS and SS+ depending on mood. These days I don't go longer than 4 or 5 days on SS before I need a small meal. At the beginning I could go weeks, but the willpower has dwindled.

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

Monday 5pm

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

I wanted to lose 8 and a half stone
I have lost 6 stone
2 and a half to go

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

Shop... I am in Next at least twice a week, and try on all the other sizes, and it is amazing what sizes actually fit. I also spend ages on Ebay buying random things in random sizes, that I know will one day fit.

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

Getting visibly thinner every month
Getting weighed and seeing it all fall off
My weekly bars

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

I must admit I do adapt to make CD fit my lifestyle. I stick to it generally, but if there is a social occasion I do go, and just make a sensible choice when in the restaurant. This used to be about once every two months, but at the moment, its about twice a week, and my willpower is being tested.

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

Miss (I'm a teacher) your wasting away... you'll disappear soon
Morning Slim Jim
Each time I see you you get thinner and thinner, you look fab

Literally everyone at school comments, I can't walk down a corridor without a teacher/dinner lady/LSA/Student making a comment.

The funniest ones are the students/male teachers who comment on how well I'm looking, as they think it would be rude to comment on the fact they noticed I was fat before.

What a fun task this was.
 
S: 17st11lb C: 17st9lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 39.9 Loss: 0st2lb(0.8%)
#8
oooo what a great thread

1. What times do you have your shakes?
9am, 12.30 and 6.30pm

2. Do you freeze cd bars?
never tried

3. How much water do you aim for each day?
2.5ltrs-3 and i struggle at that

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?
I wii fit 4-7 times a week for 30mins-1hr

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?
butterscotch shakes for breakie and lunch then spicy tom for dinner

6. How do you cope when things are tough?
talk on here and to my hubby or CDC
7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?
nearly everyday but I have been doing less and less the closer i have been getting to goal not sure why.

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?
no

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?
SS apart from the odd 810 week

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?
saturday morning

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?

6stone I wanted to lose but now I want to lose 7 stone I have lost 5 so far.

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

Being able to fit into nice clothes, feeling better about myself and my before picture lol.

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?
its easy, its quick and it works if followed right.

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?
very easily

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D.
While i was at cdc traing day some of the girls said they couldn't imagine me being 5 stone heavier.

people use to say but you have pretty eyes when i was fat but the other day at the nail bar the girl said you have very pretty blue eyes and her friend said she has pretty everything and that was lovely.

My hubbys best friend who has know me thin, massive and now said he can see the old me again not just in looks but confident and happy again which coming from him is great as he isn't a big talker.
 

emmapetty

Going for Goal!
G: 13st0lb
#9
Great to read how everyone's regime is so different.

The 3 changes I am going to implement this week are:

1. I'm changing my weigh in to Saturday morning (like bmthsue) I really think this will help me to stay focused over the weekend when I find cd particularily tough :)

2. I do not experiment with shakes, never have really. I am going to find the cd trifle recipe and try it out (like onlyme)

3. Lately exercise has been an issue - it's been non existent. This week I am going to make a consious effort to walk more (like sbridge7) I think it will help clear my head, battle with the food demons and make me feel better!!!

I will announce my weight loss after 1 week :):):):)
 
G: 10st7lb
#10
1. What times do you have your shakes? 8am through to 7 pm

2. Do you freeze cd bars? Never

3. How much water do you aim for each day? 4 litres

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long? Walking the dogs (if that counts daily though)

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours? Always Choc Mint.

6. How do you cope when things are tough? Go to bed!

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often? Twice up to 7 times a day!

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite? No

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD? SS+

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd? Varies

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far? Lost 6 so far -another 2 to go!

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated? Go on holidays! lol expensive motivation but it works

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd? Easyness/quick results/cheapness

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not? Very easily

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ) that you are most proud of

Look younger/nice figure/very good willpower
 

MinnieMel

Why Be Normal?
S: 192lb C: 192lb G: 138lb BMI: 33 Loss: 0lb(0%)
#11
1. What times do you have your shakes?
About 7.30, then 3 to 4 p.m., and I have a Low GI meal at night.

2. Do you freeze cd bars?
No, but I cut them up into little chunks to be nibbled slowly with a hot drink.

3. How much water do you aim for each day?
3 litres of water or flavoured water, plus tea and coffee.

4. Do you exercise, if yes, for how when and how long?
No, I keep saying I am going to start. And, I need to.

5. Do you have a variety of shake/soup flavours or stick to the same flavours?
I have a variety incl. soups, but I am finding that I prefer the shakes. I am sticking to Chocolate, Strawberry and Vanilla.

6. How do you cope when things are tough?
Not sure I do cope -- I have a few rough moments. Being on this website helps. Trying to accomplish things (tasks, chores, etc.) helps.

7. Do you weigh yourself at home, if yes, how often?
Once a week -- if I can control myself.

8. Do you experiment with shakes/soups/bars/tetras (i.e. frezze tetras - icecream, cook soup - crisps) what is your favourite?

No. The thing I like best about this kind of diet is how effortless it is.

9. Do you SS or follow another step on CD?

I have SS'd in the past, but for the holidays I am doing one Low GI meal a day. After the fifth of January, I will probably SS until I reach goal and then some. (Since I will add back the gylcogen.)

10. What day of the week do you get weighed with your cd?

Saturdays.

11. What is your goal in weight off altogether, since you started cd (i.e. I want to loose 'idealy' ...... stone) and how much have you lost so far?
With this restart it was 2 stone. I think I have lost about 1/2 a stone.

12. What do you do to keep yourself motivated?

Try on clothes that fit last year and are too tight now.

13. What 3 things do you enjoy most about cd?

How simple it is too use. Since I am using the US Soy based Food for Life... the soy product agrees with me much better than the LL ones did. And, if you follow the diet you lose so fast.

14. How does cd fit into your lifestyle or not?

It works okay for the most part.

Finally - Just for fun!!!

15. Name 3 compliments (I know you have had them!!! ;)) that you are most proud of :D

"I did not realize just how tiny you are." "You look so much younger." "I wish I had your willpower."

Ok, so the game part begins after you guys start the quiz!!!

Check the quiz again in a couple of days and post the 3 things you are going to try changing for ONE WEEK. From answers that other people give about there own personal cd regime, you can give those things a go!!!

1. I will try to at the very least walk more.
2. I will do a experimenting with the shakes to add variety.
3. I might try freezing the bars... make them last even longer.

I will then ask for you all to post back again your weight loss for the week that you made those changes.

Confused? :confused:

Or are you going to be the Biggest Looser...? :D:D:D

MM
 
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S: 17st11lb C: 17st9lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 39.9 Loss: 0st2lb(0.8%)
#12
my three changes are 1. to try new flavours I have tried porridge so far and it was ok.
2. drink water or herbal teas when feeling hungry
3. be organised so there is no room for bad choices while out visiting friends and family over xmas
 


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