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MANAGEMENT

#1
:eek: HI GUYS
SEE I TOLD YOU I WOULD ASK A LOT OF SILLY QUESTIONS BUT.....
SUPPOSE BY DAY 100 I ALL THE WEIGHT ONE WANTED TO LOSE WAS GONE DO WE STILL HAVE TO HAVE PACKS???
I AM LOOKING FORWARD TO EATING SENSIBLY
AND I WANT TO KNOW WHAT TO AVOID IN THE WORLD OF FOOD BUT I REALLY DO NOT DESIRE TO BE ON THE PACKS FOR MORE THAN THE FOUNDATION:confused:
 
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#4
Hi Nicky - see you are in Princes Risborough - lucky you. I used to teach in Longwick and loved the area. Re management - I lost my weight in the 100 days, much to my surprise, so am now on the second week of management. We have 3 packs for 2 wks then 2 a day for 6 weeks then just one a day for the last 4 weeks. It's a really sensible way of getting into healthy eating as different foods are introduced gradually so your glycogen stores rebuild slowly without a sudden demoralising weight gain and more importantly so you work out gradually how you're going to manage your eating for the rest of your life. I wasn't keen to be on packs for so long either but now I'm here I've developed quite an affinity for the lemon bars and choc & vanilla shakes (sad I know!) so it was surprisingly hard deciding what to order for next week! 3 months ago I would not have predicted I'd feel like that.

As Sez says Amanda Jayne is the one to read on management - as someone said recently, how can we get this thread to be a sticky???
 

pbfhpunk

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S: 236lb C: 232lb G: 196lb BMI: 42.4 Loss: 4lb(1.69%)
#5
Even though I haven't even started my 100 days yet I 've got a question about what happens beyond that, do you still pay the 66 a week or do yo uthen purely pay for the foodpacks?

Thanks

Helen
 
#6
My LLC has told us that we only pay for the pack that we buy. So the cost will gradually reduce when we are in Mgmt.
I think this is when you start to get really good value for money from LL. If you carry on with the groups - you could effectively be getting them for free once you are off the packs altogether.
 
#7
Hi wicked witch and pbfhpunk. I think development costs the same as foundation but when you are doing management the cost does reduce - the 1st 2 weeks (3 packs/day) is £49.50, weeks 3-8 is £33 (2 packs) and weeks 9-12 costs £16.50 (1 pack). Thereafter you can go to weekly management meetings if you want at no cost. I think people tend to decrease the frequency of attendance as confidence grows. I think I'll be hanging around for a while!

There is also an option to do 4 week "courses" if things go a bit pear shaped i.e. a short programme to get back in control. There seem to be about 6; for example you can plan to SS for a month if, say, you know you're going to socialise wildly over Christmas and think you'll put on weight or do a month of packs for 2 meals plus a normal meal. I think it's a bit like some of the Cambridge plans but I'm not an expert. There are "mind" activities to do too. I have no intention of SSing ever again but it's quite nice to know there are options.
 
#9
You'll be fine - it feels odd at first but it's interesting and I'm enjoying both eating again and the novelty of not wanting to eat a lot. It's exciting to have the opportunity of a fresh start in our eating careers!
 


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