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Lindsey is losing it! Weight, not marbles.........

Discussion in 'Slimming World - Weight Loss Diary' started by Lindsey-g, 10 February 2014 Social URL.

  1. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    I started following SW at home on 3rd January 2014. I have been a member of SW twice before in previous years so I have a book and loads of magazines for inspiration. I usually get sick of dieting after a few months, so I am hoping that by making small changes to my eating habits whilst not feeling deprived I can lose weight, albeit slowly. i am generally aiming for 1lb each week. I don't have the time or inclination to exercise and know that this will slow down my weight loss but I can live with that.

    i love reading other peoples diaries and thought I should really do my own.

    Monday 10th Feb

    breakfast: bran flakes, skimmed milk, blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, grapes

    lunch: JP with salad, carrots and sweet corn tsp mayo (2syns)

    dinner: pasta bake and salad with garlic mayo (4syns) sauce made from onions, peppers, tinned toms, garlic and chilli

    snacks: 2 yoghurts (tesco healthy living fat free Greek style, mango and passion fruit) no idea if they have syns, but have guessed at 0.5 each one. Banana. Tea/ coffee with sweetener and milk. Sugar free vimto.
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  3. Kay003

    Kay003 Gold Member

    Congrats on the diary :) here to sub. Well done on your losses so far Lindsey. Your food diary looks fab :p ! Wishing you all the success with your weightloss journey.

    Kay xx
  4. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Thank you Kay. How do I put my diary link by my signature, do you know, or could you point me in the right direction please?
  5. Kay003

    Kay003 Gold Member

    Hi Lindsey, if you go to settings (which is next to log out) click on that, then in the left hand panel you will see `edit my signature' click on that, then in the edit box insert the http link to your diary (which you need to copy paste) and press save, it should work. Hope this helps :)

    Kay xx
  6. xsugarfairyx

    xsugarfairyx Gold Member

    Hello I've found you, good luck and here to help if you need too x
  7. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Thanks Cheryl.
  8. bloodcoveredprincess

    bloodcoveredprincess Get Fit - Enjoy Life!

    Peek a boo :hide:
  9. emma_88

    emma_88 Silver Member

    Hey, here to subscribe. Food diary looks great!

    I found them greek style yogurt on the Syns online page and for the 120g pots they're 0.5syns :)
  10. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Hi Emma,
    thanks for looking at that. I was a bit concerned that they could have been loads more but had to eat them once I bought them. I am loving the muller light Greek style. They are bogof at my Tescos at the moment.
  11. Kay003

    Kay003 Gold Member

    Hi Lindsey, hope you having a nice day :) . I love the muller greek style yogurts too, have you tried the coconut one, they are gorgeous. You can have them as dessert, or if you like currys then you can add one to make a SW style Korma curry, it's delicious .

    Kay xx
  12. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Tuesday 11th February -EE

    breakfast: branflakes, skimmed milk, strawberries, raspberries, grapes, blueberries.

    lunch: JP, salad, mayo (2 syns)

    dinner: Breaded chicken, JP salad and garlic mayo (2 syns mayo, 3 syns for bread for breadcrumbs )

    snacks: 2 clementines, banana, ML Greek yog (1/2 syn)

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  13. I predict a diet

    I predict a diet Regular Poster

    Hi Lindsey!! Thanks for pointing me at your diary - I hadn't noticed that you had added a link in your signature, doh! :D

    I am doing the same as you, if I lose 1lb a week I am happy and by the time I am at target I feel that eating healthily will be second nature, I already find that I make healthier choices than I would have without really thinking about it. I also love searching for new low syn treats! :)
  14. bloodcoveredprincess

    bloodcoveredprincess Get Fit - Enjoy Life!

    Hi honey hope you are having a good day xx
  15. Kay003

    Kay003 Gold Member

    Your food looks fab Lindsey :p and you've done well on the syns too :) . Hope you having a lovely day.

    Kay xx
  16. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    What a day! Weather is just awful, wind, rain, cold. At least we are not close enough to the Thames to be affected by the floods.

    I have got loads to do, ironing, cleaning but can't get motivated. Will be panicking to get everything done last minute as we go to Butlins for the weekend on Friday when kids finish school. Looking forward to some family time. Just hope the weather gets a bit better.

    Wednesday 12th February - EE

    breakfast: branflakes, slimmed milk, strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, grapes

    lunch: JP salad

    dinner: chilli with rice (extra lean mince, tinned toms, onions, peppers, carrots, courgettes, kidney beans)

    snacks: banana, orange, ff Greek yoghurt (1/2syn) chocolate biscuit (5syns)

    chilli was was nice, but made it a bit too spicy!

    hope everyone has had a good day.
  17. Kay003

    Kay003 Gold Member

    Lindsey your doing so well, your food looks really good, plenty of fruit and only 5.5 syns, well done :) . Your chilli sounds lovely . I'm sure you'll have a fab loss this week. Hope you have nice time with the family over the weekend and that the weather gets a lot better. It's been awful here too :rolleyes: . Hope you have a lovely evening hun.

    Kay xx
  18. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Thanks Kay. I don't feel any different this week so I just hope I manage my 1lb goal, of. Course more would be great, but not holding my breathe. My jeans aren't uncomfortable any more so that's a positive!
  19. bubble77

    bubble77 Gold Member

    Hi Lindsey, here to follow ur journey. Ur doing so well. Keep going. X

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  20. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    Thanks bubble
  21. Lindsey-g

    Lindsey-g Recovering chocoholic

    My tummy is starting to rumble. No idea why, had big bowl of chilli and rice, an orange , a yoghurt and a biscuit at tea time! I am sure it is psychological as I would never eat that much after dinner normally! Anyway, not eating anything else so am going to have a coffee, a bath and go to bed!

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