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  1. aly77

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    Hi i have been unsuccessfully dieting my whole life. Week two of slimming world lost the first week and put it all back on the second week . This is the pattern i follow which means i get no where just disappointed which makes me eat more . Hopefully this will be the time i get to control my eating instead of it controlling me .
    Aly x
     
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    Good luck - you will get a lot of support here. I'm sure you'll do well.
     
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    Thanks
     
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    Oh no you do need some support...reading everyones stories is very inspirational & motivating.remember to track what you eat and record your success...think about starting a diary or success chart blog so you can show everybody & prove to yourself you can do this!I've dieted lots of lots and keep getting heavier each time I came off but this is my life it's not a quick fix it will take time & strength but I'll get there and so will you to.have you done sw before?do you like the foods you are eating?
     
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    Not done sw before, i do like the food so far, but am struggling with food for work. Am getting a bit sick of salad lol. Am writing everything down and sticking to the plan so far it is only day two of this week tho , from what i understand its lots of fruit and vegetables and not much of anything else x
     
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    I did SW once before but that was when it was red & green days not sure of this extra easy plan if that's what your doing?I used to make tuna pasta or jacket potatoes,steak & chicken with sin free chips...I just never completed it as didn't have much time for preparing meals and dont eat that much I haven't dieted for over a year but lost the most weight with WW & joined back 2 weeks ago.I just need to get past the "feeling better" stage & get to goal rather than stopping then putting it back on plus more!there are blogs on here for SW diarys have a look on there for lunch ideas I also here they have a website you could have a look for?hope this helps.
     
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    HI aly77 good luck with your journey. I find reading peoples posts really helpful its made me realise that everyone has there ups and downs but the trick is to pick yourself up again and keep going.
     
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    Thanks shiv87 i will look now. Tulip54 thank you, i totally agree will look through the posts
     
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    Hi There !! Im new to the forum !! Im on SW and I joined on 2nd August. I think the hardest part is trying to not give up. You need to know you can do it. Focus on how better your life will be - picture yourself slinky - thats what Im doing !!

    Good luck

    Karen x
     
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    Thanks Karen, i had a bit of a wobble today but have counted up my sins and deducted them . Will be forfeiting my Chinese the weekend now but at least i am back on track.
     
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    Aww - hugs to you for your 'wobble moment'

    I tend to try and keep my syns as low as I can. I know its in my head but I can cope knowing I CAN have them but I dont WANT them (as opposed to other diets Ive had in the past where I denied myself everything and it killed me inside)

    Once you've had a little loss thats it... you're off... daring to dream about what you can do the next week.. and the week after :)

    x
     
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    I try to keep my sins low but struggle not food for work as i always end up with sandwiches. Have been looking at some pasta and rice dishes so looks like i will be putting my cooking apron on.
    Ps thanks for the hug x
     
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    You're welcome.

    I like Batchelors Pasta n Sauces. The Mild Cheese & Brocoli one is my favourite and thats half a syn per pack !! The chicken & mushroom one is free and so is the tomato, onion and herb one (which you could have cold in work?)

    I search for ideas online.. in my SW books & magazines... and then I make a note of them to jog my memory when i'm feeling like things are repeating themselves

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    Have read through some recipes on here i never thought about pasta and rice cold, i am dull sometimes lol. I cooking rice as i type. Good tip on the pasta things will defiantly be putting them on the shopping list
     
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    hi good luck on ur weight loss journey.
     
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    Thanks babypat you too
     
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    Hi and welcome. Did you keep a food diary? What do you think went wrong?

    Have you started a diary thread and/or a food diary thread in the SW section?

    You can do it. One day at a time.

    Irene xx
     
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    Hi i have kept a food diary, and started a diary on here, i feel i bit silly writing it tho.
    It normally goes wrong by have a bar of chocolate or packet of crisps then it escalates into a complete car crash and binge.
     
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    Good luck to you, i'm also new (well restarted) and am finding this site a great help... I've looked through the SW recipes and ordered my sopping on line with the aim of making some, i'm not a great cook so fingers crossed :)
     
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    Am sure you will be fine, i am not the best cook either so will be a massive learning curve for me, am attempting to make chili today oh god lol. Good luck for your first week, let me know how you get on
    Aly x
     
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