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How do yoo use your syns?

S: 14st13lb C: 14st7lb BMI: 30 Loss: 0st6lb(2.87%)
#2
i do both,sometimes as part of a meal and sometimes for treats, this diet is so flexible
 

Petal01

Still Climbing That Hill!
C: 16st10lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 42.8
#3
Curly Wurly and Snack a Jacks, every day so far! sometimes one or two on gravy granules.
 
S: 13st0lb C: 9st9lb G: 9st9lb BMI: 23.2 Loss: 3st5lb(25.82%)
#4
I've just had a a packet of cadburys brunch bite things -yummy. I use my syns for treats unless I have a flavored couscous, some quorn with syns or such occasionly I will cook a meal with them like red wine gravy on my mash but I can easily come up with recipies that use no syns so don't bother I'd much rather have a hot chocolate and a cake after the kids are asleep.
 

malaika

Lover of Extra Easy
S: 11st8lb C: 10st6lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 25.9 Loss: 1st2lb(9.88%)
#5
I use my syns in cooking, and SW baking (but only do free are low synned baking) but I mostly use my syns on booze!
I totally gave up chocolate, sweets, proper cakes and biscuits and crisps so I have plenty of syns to play with.
 

Mrs V

Loves Life!
S: 21st7lb C: 12st5lb G: 11st0lb Loss: 9st2lb(42.52%)
#6
I do a bit of both. I sometimes have syns for either gravy granules, mayo or tomato sauce, or I have them for cheese curl crisps or chocolate.
 
S: 11st11lb C: 11st0lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 24.9 Loss: 0st11lb(6.67%)
#7
I am not at all bothered about chocolates, sweets, cakes, biscuits and crisps, but I do enjoy a couple of drinks (alcohol)on Saturday and Sundays when we go dancing.Then I also use syns for gravy,apple sauce,mayonaise,option drinks,curry sauce etc
I have only been doing SW for 5weeks but I hope I am on the right track.
 
S: 16st6lb C: 9st6lb G: 9st6lb BMI: 24.1 Loss: 7st0lb(42.61%)
#8
I use mine for gravy or an extra slice of (WW) bread, but most days I have a small 30g packet of salted peanuts - 8.5 syns
 
S: 0st13.1lb C: 0st13.1lb G: 0st10.7lb BMI: 2.2 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
#9
both, treats and a nice gin and slimline tonic
 

biggysmalls

Too big to fail
S: 12st5.5lb C: 10st12.3lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 24.6 Loss: 1st7.3lb(12.25%)
#10
red wine!
my sister (also doing SW) thinks I'm mad to "waste" 6 syns on a large glass. She would rather have chocolate.
SW gives you choices but also encourages you to actually CHOOSE (and not have it all like I used to!)
 

Donnie46

Slow but sure....
S: 22st0lb C: 19st7lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 55.1 Loss: 2st7lb(11.36%)
#11
I use mine in cooking, gravies & sauces, occassional alcoholic drinks and hot drinks such as my daily Nescafe skinny capuchinno or cocoa powder, and I use quite a lot of tinned fruit (washed and rinsed) in my diet and I use syns for these too.
 

Laddiesboy

I ♥ Slimming World :)
S: 24st0lb C: 17st0lb G: 13st12lb BMI: 30.6 Loss: 7st0lb(29.17%)
#12
I plan quite far in advance, and as such I know whether or not I will be using many syns with my brekky/lunch/dinner.

If I have a day where I haven't used many I tend to reach for a Ravishing Ruby HiFi bar or a couple of Alpen light chocolate & fudge cereal bars. Or all of the above :)

YUM!
 
S: 18st13lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st13lb BMI: 23.8 Loss: 8st1lb(42.64%)
#13
It's not this exact, but roughly:

20% on ingredients in food (coconut milk, cheese, nuts, etc)
40% on treats (chocolate mainly)
40% on alcohol
 
S: 16st4lb C: 14st1lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 30.9 Loss: 2st3lb(13.6%)
#14
For me it varies. I have started eating the cauldron sausages as they are nicer than the quorn ones, but do have a few syns each. I also use syns on alcohol, although I am cutting that down and chocolate treats (small milky way bars).
 

chunky-monkey77

i seriously swear i am up 2 no good !
S: 15st0lb C: 12st10lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 29.6 Loss: 2st4lb(15.24%)
#15
i would use use mine for chocolate like a crunchie or i would put 2 mullerlight layers and put in a tub and put in freezer for a low syn ice cream to take to cinema with me . i try to have about 5 syns on a mon wed thurs and fri that way if i miscount it dosent matter so much as i have the syns to cover and 15 on a wi day (after wi) which is tue and also on a sat and sun .:D
 

Scarlet Daisy

Hungry For Life
S: 15st0lb C: 10st8lb G: 10st8lb BMI: 23.2 Loss: 4st6lb(29.52%)
#16
I use a lot on extra cereal bars but sometimes I like to have meringues for a treat, or a Chicken Chow Mein.
 

scouzer

Want to do it this time!!
S: 17st5lb C: 14st8lb G: 11st5lb BMI: 31.9 Loss: 2st11lb(16.05%)
#17
I normally use mine for some extra Bran flakes or some lush sauces for my pasta or rice. However, I do have the occasional snicker bar and tequila (my two main vices)to tide me over.
Scouzer. X
 
S: 13st0lb C: 12st3.5lb G: 9st10lb BMI: 29.4 Loss: 0st10.5lb(5.77%)
#19
i use mine on chocolate most of the time, or a creamy yoghurt if i've already used too many but still need a little something. skinny cow ice lollies are good, and you can have two in a row if you have enough syns! also alcohol or a take-away, or sometimes things like olives in my salad. not all at once though (unfortunately!) lol :0)
 


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