Diary of a hidden thin girl

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  1. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Hello there fellow slimmers...

    I have just got back onto the Slimming World merry go round....yet again, the reason being is
    1. My clothes are rather tight and I am refusing to go up another size (20)
    2. I love hiking with the BF and I'm beginning to struggle with anything over 4 miles
    3. I am attending a wedding in August 14 and want to wear something light rather than cover up
    4. I have booked a night in a hotel for the BF birthday in Sep 14 and would love to look sxy....
    5. Gosh I could go on....but you know the reasons, they're probably the same as yours....

    Anyway I know Slimming World works I've done it before, but its changed with the new Extra Easy....I'm 3 days into the plan and so far I don't feel deprived of anything which is encouraging. Not sure how i'll feel after a week...I know about the syns for any 'treat food' but the problem is if I start to eat my guilty pleasures then that's it...doomed... so I have decided to cut out those treats and replace them with extra fast speedy foods....

    The past 3 days I seem to have done nothing but eat, comment to BF last night after eating the following

    super free food

    free foods
    Baked beans in tom sauce
    egg {frylight}
    Fat Free yogurt
    Syn free chips {left over from Sat}
    Chicken cooked in steam bag
    Syn free roast potatoes
    3x fruit tea

    Healthy Extras
    250ml Semi Milk
    2x400g wholemeal bread

    I feel like I've not stopped eating all day...which actually I hadn't. Any way today is also going well, I think to help myself I will blog my foods on here just to avoid cheating myself.

    I welcome any advice, recipes, ideas and friends

    good luck on your journey
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  3. believer77

    believer77 Full Member

    Hi denise42,

    hope its ok if I subscribe to your diary.

    Its amazing what you can actually eat on slimming world as long as you follow the rules.

    Hopefullu we can get ideas and support on getting to goal :)
  4. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Well good morning world,

    last night I spent hours going through recipes on here with some fantastic foods to make. Quite a few people were mentioning 'magic porridge' as on e lady called it....so I thought how difficult can that be.

    I already had my measured porridge oats (at the BF's today so being prepared) I added a muller pineapple and something yogurt - I've thrown the tub away - mixed it and hey presto this morning I have the results and I'm quite surprised its really good and refreshing.

    This morning I'll be in a meeting so will have to sort out something to keep me away from the biccies, then this afternoon I'm working from the BF's and he doesn't keep sweetie things in the house, I have my stash of fruit to keep me going anyway.

    will be back later with my food diary.
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  5. believer77

    believer77 Full Member

    Hi Denise,

    magic porridge is lush. Been having it the past week. ive tweaked it a bit after reading somewhere that you can make it with couscous instead lol :) That way can save the healthy extra B for something else. Not sure if this is cheating though, but it still tasted good :)Goo

    Good luck with today!
  6. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    ohh might have to try that one I'm assuming plain couscous, I don't suppose you have the recipe for the SW quiches I saw it on someones thread and can't seem to find it again as I forgot to subscribe to it.
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  8. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Thanks for finding, i realised the recipe was on the SW website I have it now and will make on Friday for my Sat picnic.
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  10. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    On track day 6

    Morning campers,

    just having my one and only coffee which I am really enjoying, saying that I said to BF last night I think I'm getting a little addicted to the fruit tea from Aldi as I had two in the space of an hour....thing is though I'm having disturbed sleep now I keep needing the loo in the night...but on a positive all them toxins leaving my body.

    Me an the BF were talking last night and I have to say I love that man, he just reminded me that He loves ME whether I'm fat, thin or in between, He said as long as I'm happy thats all he wants. Awww... No really I could of cried with love for him right there and then. My XHusb is the one that damaged me by always calling me fat an ugly - I was a size 16 after having our son....go figure that one out, just years later I realise he was the ugly one....on the inside.

    Any how the man I am now with is amazing, he even asked how do I want him to support me, do I want him strict, lenient, or a bit in between? I said be understanding cos I will fall down at some point, pick me up when I need it, cook my food slimming world way, a snatch any chocolate or sweets off me lol.

    It's great to have someone who supports you, I'm finding this website a life line, spending that much time on here I'm not eating...whats not to like about that xx

    Back from work and should be working from home but hey ho...

    ok food so far today

    super free food
    grapes (not too many)
    side salad

    Free Food
    Fat free fromage frais
    a mouthful of ham salad but wasn't enjoying so didn't eat it & had chicken noodle mug shot instead
    fruit tea
    5 crab sticks
    Mushy peas

    HEA - 250ml semi skimmed milk
    HEB - 35g branflakes


    not sure what I'm having for dinner tonight but will add later...

    now decided and prepared dinner for tonight, fish, chips n mushy peas with a side salad nom nom...
    Last edited: 15 May 2014
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  12. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Well chuffed this morning, weighed in and 5lb lost, hit my first mini target, the support from you guys on here is brill especially as I don't go to classes, I feel totally motivated reading everyones diaries and stores it really helps.

    so everyone who passes by thank you, much love
  13. believer77

    believer77 Full Member

    What a fantastic weigh in denise! Looks like you are doing all the right things.

    well done
  14. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Aww thanks Believer77, and well done on your weight loss, I've just been chatting to my mum and I really want to do this I will not have tears this Christmas morning like last year because the dress I wanted to wear was far too tight and I felt really angry with myself and there is only me to blame I am the one that chooses what I eat this Christmas I will be a smaller size.
  15. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    WI day 16.5.14

    well diary I am really chuffed with myself, having lost 5lb this week it has given me an amazing boost that I can do this...and I will do this. My first target hit my aim for this week is to do the same (diff foods) and get 2lb off which will give me my half stone award in two weeks.

    any how food for today is as follows

    Super free food
    fruit salad - pineapple
    cherry tomatoes

    Free food
    baked beans
    muller yogurt
    fat free natural yogurt
    scrambled egg
    1 SW quiche
    SW chips

    HEA - so far only a dash of skimmed milk in a coffee
    HEB - 35g porridge oats - magic porridge

    1tsp mayo 1

    not decided what's for dinner tonight, will decide when I get to the BF's

    ok we have decided....I've just eaten a massive sirloin steak, salad and SW chips....lush....
  16. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Saturday 17.5.14

    ​woke up to a gorgeous sunny day here in preston, had breakfast and then headded of to pick up BF's mum on route. We arrived in Howarth at 10am and had a walk around the village for an hour or so...it's the 1940's weekend, Christine and I dressed up last year which was fun but we were planning a walk afterwards in Wycoller at the penoptican so unless we'd hired land army girl outfits, tea dresses weren't very practical. Th ewalk was only 2 and a bit miles along the river and then up through a couple of fields and back to the penoptican. When we got back we ate the picnic which was majority SW foods.

    todays food is

    super free food
    corn on cob small

    free food
    Sw quiches
    sw mini cheese scones
    Homemade SW beef burgers

    HEA - skimmed milk for 1 coffee
    2 babybel lights
    HEB - 2wm bread 400g

    1wm roll 6
    1/2 tsp ketchup 0.5
    1/2tsp caesar dressing 1
    Last edited: 17 May 2014
  17. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Sunday 18.5.14 day 9

    Well diary, another good day today, at this rate I should get my next mini target of 2lb on Friday giving me half a stone award in 2 weeks. I know I can do this and I will do it.

    Had another day out walking today approx 3 miles not a massive distance but it was really hot, got home and started on some outside work painting the garden wall.. All count to body magic.

    anyhow food today is as follows

    super free food
    half melon

    free food
    baked beans
    fat free natural yogurt
    SW roast potatoes
    fruit tea
    bottle tangerine water

    HEA - skimmed milk in 1 coffee
    HEB - 2 wm bread 400g

    gravy made with granules

  18. diviajar

    diviajar Full Member

    Keep at it, Denise! It looks like you're really doing it, eating healthy and being active.

    l'm wishing you a perfect week, your 2 pounds off as the award at the end!
  19. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Monday 19.5.14 Day 10

    Ok today has gone down well, it could have been disastrous on 2 occasions firstly I got to lunchtime and realised that I'd forgotten my salad dressing for my homemade chicken salad, so the chicken was claggy and unfortunately my salad had wilted a little so really didn't enjoy, Thankfully I'd not taken any money into work so I couldn't go on a scavenge in the Mess. i didn't starve as I had melon and a yogurt. Secondly I was starving when I got in from work and again thankfully my son and his mates had eaten all the biscuits over the weekend so again I was saved.

    so all in all its been a good day, will ensure I don't forget anything tomorrow....fresh salad bought.

    todays food then

    super free food
    red peppers
    some salad

    free food
    chicken breast
    pork loin casseroled with above veg and spices
    basmati rice
    muller light for magic porridge
    muller light for lunch

    healthy extras
    Skimmed milk for 1 coffee
    35g porridge oats


  20. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Tuesday 20.5.14 day 11

    Ok today was much better planned and executed. Had a meeting this morning so didn't leave the house until 10 so prepared my lunch and made sure I had everything I needed.
    I managed to get back to prison (i work there, not residing at HEr Maj's pleasure...actually that would be one way to lose weight) in time for lunch so I hadn't got too hungry. Anyway back home now with a call at Asda for supplies....I am finding I'm shopping more often but mainly for fruit and yogurts....is anyone else???

    Anyway food so far today

    super free food
    X2 lots

    free food
    jacket potato
    muller yogurt for magic porridge
    boiled egg
    baked beans
    Fat free cottage cheese

    Healthy extras
    dash skimmed milk for coffee
    dash milk for tea - wasn't made by me but imagine it was full or semi
    1 babybel light
    35g porridge

    1 tsp caesar salad dressing reduced fat 0.5

    Last edited: 20 May 2014
  21. denise42

    denise42 Silver Member

    Wednesday 21.5.14 day 12

    had a fab day today, I met the fabulous Martina Cole....if you don't know shes a writer of crime books set in the east end, she was really lovely and....tiny....i am totally star struck lol as i own and have read every book....any way it was a meet and greet at the prison I work at, there were cakes and biscuits and i wasn't even tempted the only thing I had extra was a coffee....i have cut out all but one coffee a day so that was my treat....lol

    after that, my colleague and I had to nip into the community to collect some info from an employer regarding a client so we took our lunch and sat in her local park enjoying the glorious sunshine.

    any way now i'm contemplating finishing painting the outside wall...bit of body magic.

    food so far today

    super free food

    Free food
    muller yogurt
    crab sticks
    boiled egg
    BBQ mug shot
    SW chilli
    boiled rice

    healthy extras
    A - skimmed milk for coffees
    B - 35g porridge oats

    1tbsp caesar dressing low cal 2

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