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LIZZIES NEW START

#1
Hello all you lovely lads & lasses. Hope you all had a fab Xmas and are raring to go in 2010. I am on cloud nine cos my Norm came out of hospital today and is loads better, so I can get my head round the diet and exercise etc. I've decided that even with your support I need to go to a class to maximise my chance of success so I am joining SW on Monday. I got a card through the post offering free joining if you pay for 12 weeks, I might do that to force myself to go to meetings. Does anyone know how much 12 weeks costs? I've still got some Chrissy pres money from Aunties etc., so I could use that. Anyway, I'll be logging on more frequently from now on to see how you're all doing. Kisses.
 
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Kes

Gold Member
#2
glad norm is out and getting better, and that you are feeling more positive!!!

Good luck with it all!!!
 

siany

Full Member
#3
hey i just checked slimming world website and it says that it works out at £4.12 a week if you take the free membership! im a weight watchers girl but been thinking bout changing to slimming world cos you can eat more!!


xx
 
#4
If you like cooking the recipes for Slimming World are pretty good. My mum isn't in SW but she does buy the magazine which has loads of recipes in it!
 
#5
Just got back from joining SW and am super-psyched, they've got this plan called 'extra easy' and its kind of a combination of red + green. Sounded quite easy to follow so I'm gonna give it a go. I paid for 12 weeks up front so I'll have to go to meetings or I lose out. Anyway, I've only gained 2 1/2 lbs since I stopped taking the tabs a few weeks ago which makes my weight now 215 1/2 lbs, I'll update my tracker when I remember how.
 
#6
Food diary: Day 1
Breakfast
28g cheerios, semi skimmed milk, 1 plum, 1 apricot

Lunch 1 packet supernoodles 7 syns (this was a mistake - I thought they were free food).

Dinner : Home made leek and potato soup.
Broccoli, carrots, fresh salmon.

Snacks : 1/2 pineapple, 1 apple, 1 kiwi fruit.

Day Two
Breakfast : 28g cheerios, skimmed milk, kiwi fruit, plum.
Lunch : Home made leek & potato soup
Snack: 2 plums, 2 apricots, 1 apple, 1 pear, grapes, strawberries
Dinner : Lamb streak (no fat) Broccoli, carrots, mixed salad, 2 tbs red. fat mayo (5 syns).
Supper : can baked beans.
 
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#7
Food Diary Day 3
Breakfast : 3 rashers lean bacon, 1/2 tin beans, 2 eggs.
Lunch : 300g lean ham, 200g pease pud, salad, 2 tbs extra low mayo (1 Syn).
Dinner : Roast chicken (no skin), broccoli, carrots.
Snacks : 1/2 pineapple, 1 apple, bunch of grapes.
2x Vodka & slimline (8 syns)

Running total syns : 21
syns left out of weekly allowance 49
 
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#8
Food Diary Day 4

Breakfast : cereal, milk
Lunch : Ham, pease pudding, salad
Dinner : Home made shepherds pie, (fat removed), broccoli, carrots, green beans.
Snacks : apple, pineapple, banana

I am finding it quite easy to stick to EE but I think my portions are too big, apart from the cereal (28g) I am not weighing anything and eating till I'm full. I am making sure I'm having 5 f&v and drinking plenty of water though, so thats good.
 
#9
OMG! I just found out that cheerios are 5 syns!!! I thought you could have any sugar free cereal as H.ex.b. Thats buggered up the syns I was keeping for the weekend.

Syn total left for week is now 34

Food Dairy : Day Five
breakfast : 28g porridge oats, milk
lunch : ham, pease pudding, salad
dinner : Salmon teryaki (fab-u-lous - SW mag)
snacks : apple x 2 pineapple
1 bottle red wine (25 syns) - it is Saturday night afterall.

syn total left for week 9
 
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#10
Have had an easy time of it this week, which is why I think I'm eating too much, I get weighed Monday night so we'll see.

Food Diary Day Six
Breakfast : 28g porridge oats, milk
Lunch : Ham, 2 eggs, 1/2 can beans
Dinner : Home made shepherds pie, broccoli, carrots, kale, peas.
Snacks : 1/4 pineapple, 1 apple, nectarine, grapes.
2 x vodka and slimline (8 syns)
syns left for tomorrow (based on 70 per week) - 1
 
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#12
Good luck for your WI tonight xx
 

Kes

Gold Member
#13
good luck
 
#14
Thanks everyone, sw class is at 5.15 so I'll post the result when I get back. I'm gonna force myself to stay for the entire meeting, apparently the most successful losers do. Anyway I feel really fat today, so I'll be pleased if I lose anything at all.
 
#16
Back from 1st weigh-in at SW and I've lost 2 1/2lbs, I'm very pleased with this as it means I'm back to where I was at the end of November when I stopped dieting and taking meds. I'll start the Xenical again tomorrow now that I know the fundamentals of the diet, and that I am not having too much fat. See you all tommorow. Lizzie
 
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Food Diary - Day one
Breakfast : 28g porridge oats, milk, kiwi fruit, nectarine.
Lunch : Home made chicken & veg broth with pulses. (Very filling)
Dinner : Home made lamb curry, rice
Snacks : 1/2 packet batchelors pasta & sauce
banana, 1/2 grapefruit
2x vodka & slimline (8 syns)

syns left for week 62

Feel like I've pigged out today, very full indeed. Shouldnt have had the pasta & sauce but I wanted to try it (without milk or butter). Was OK but I threw 1/2 away and made the curry instead, which was yummy.
 
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#20
Day Two
Breakfast : nothing
Lunch : Ham, egg & cottage cheese salad
Dinner : Home made lamb curry, rice
Snacks : 1/4 pineapple, 1 apple, 1/2 grapefruit, 1 carrot.
56g cheese - 1/2 as H.ex.a, -1/2 as syns (6 syns)
1 slice bread - H.ex.b
Total syns left for week 56
I feel very pigged out again today, I think I'm gonna have smaller portions, I keep eating till I'm stuffed because its free food. Can't be right. Also, must get some exercise, I'm not even walking at the moment because of the weather.
 


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