My 64th diet....

Discussion in 'Calorie Counting - Diaries' started by sewsmaller, 13 July 2014 Social URL.

  1. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Here starts the diary of a serial dieter...
    I'm 9 months off the big '50' (how the heck did that happen?) and reckon that I've pretty much started 2 diets a year since I was about 17, hence my 64th diet, and - famous last words - hopefully my last. Over the last couple of years I started out with slimming world, moved onto 5:2, and now with 1 stone to go am trying calorie counting with MFP.

    I would really, really, REALLY like to be at goal for my Birthday, so, as you do, I've had a major pig out today, and tomorrow I start. Hopefully by keeping a diary I might actually stick to it.

    Here's hoping...
     
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  3. Lady_Amalthea

    Lady_Amalthea Looking for Slimville!

    Start Weight:
    14st4lb
    Current Weight:
    9st12lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st12lb
    Lost(%):
    4st6lb(31%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Welcome & best of luck to you!!

    9 months is plenty of time to drop that last stone. I think keeping a diary does really help :)

    Looking forward to following your journey x
     
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  4. sewsmaller

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    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Aw thanks for the welcome, having a bit of support will make things much easier.

    I got weighed this morning and was 10 stone 10 pounds, so I've slightly more than a stone to lose. Scary as it means that I've managed to put on half a stone since giving up 5:2 three weeks ago! Today should be a good day as my husband is on a fast day, so I tend not to overdo it for our evening meal.

    It's too hot to be at work!
     
  5. thelifeofpieface

    thelifeofpieface Gold Member

    Hiya I'm here to subscribe too if u don't mind :)
    I've got about a stone to lose too , and I'm also using mfp :)
    Looking forward to seeing today's diary :) x
     
  6. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
  7. systema

    systema Gold Member

    Start Weight:
    11st6lb
    Current Weight:
    9st5lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st0lb
    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(18.13%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Will you put your diary URL in your signature please then we can click on it and find you easily Thanks.
     
  8. systema

    systema Gold Member

    Start Weight:
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    Goal Weight:
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    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(18.13%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Too hot - it's raining here in Wales. :D
     
  9. Lady_Amalthea

    Lady_Amalthea Looking for Slimville!

    Start Weight:
    14st4lb
    Current Weight:
    9st12lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st12lb
    Lost(%):
    4st6lb(31%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Raining in Scotland too...although I am secretly glad as I got sunburned a few weeks back haha. ;)
     
  10. thelifeofpieface

    thelifeofpieface Gold Member

    Horrible and muggy here in Devon - we need a storm! X
     
  11. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    It's horrible and muggy here now.

    Right, I've been on MFP and I'm to have 1290 calories a day, so that's not too bad.
    Todays food is

    Breakfast - McVities breakfast biscuits

    Lunch - Warburtons wrap with ham

    Dinner - Haddock, new potatoes and peas

    Snacks - Slice of toast and half a Mullerlight with some oats mixed in

    Calories - 1174
    Steps - 5836 so far

    Off to fathom out how to put my URL in my signature...
     
  12. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Day one successfully under my belt. I managed 7500 steps and came in a few calories under target.
    I really hope I can stick to it this time.

    Todays plan

    Breakfast - Breakfast biscuits

    Lunch - Ham wrap

    Dinner - Pasta bake

    Snacks - Toast, Mullerlight with oats and maybe a chocolate hobnob if calories allow :)
     
  13. thelifeofpieface

    thelifeofpieface Gold Member

    Well done - day 1 is the hardest :) x
     
  14. Lady_Amalthea

    Lady_Amalthea Looking for Slimville!

    Start Weight:
    14st4lb
    Current Weight:
    9st12lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st12lb
    Lost(%):
    4st6lb(31%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Yup, ditto the above ^^. You are on your way now :D
     
  15. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Thank you
    I have to say that I'm having a hungry day today though. I can't wait to get home and have my pre-tea slice of toast :)
     
  16. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
  17. thelifeofpieface

    thelifeofpieface Gold Member

    Still a good day - well done :) x
     
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  19. Lady_Amalthea

    Lady_Amalthea Looking for Slimville!

    Start Weight:
    14st4lb
    Current Weight:
    9st12lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st12lb
    Lost(%):
    4st6lb(31%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Ach, you are only a smidge over. Plus you have clocked up a lot of steps :p
     
  20. Nettee

    Nettee Silver Member

    Start Weight:
    12st6lb
    Current Weight:
    10st5lb
    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(16.67%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World with no refined fructose
    Hello there, Good luck with your new diet - don't worry about going a little bit over - 1200 is quite low in my opinion. Hard to know where to set your limits though. I have gone quite high and even so I have lost weight when I have stuck to it!. Trying to regain some motivation just now so that this can be my "last" diet too!
     
  21. sewsmaller

    sewsmaller Member

    Start Weight:
    10st10lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st7lb
    Diet:
    Slimming World
    Hi Nettee, hope you find your motivation! If you do can you let me know where to look cos mine might be lurking there too
    :)
    I afraid I've blown it today
    *hangs head in shame*
    All we can do is keep trying....tomorrow is another day x
     
  22. Nettee

    Nettee Silver Member

    Start Weight:
    12st6lb
    Current Weight:
    10st5lb
    Lost(%):
    2st1lb(16.67%)
    Diet:
    Slimming World with no refined fructose
    yes, one day at a time. Keep drawing a line and starting again. I have been off for a fortnight but have begun to reign myself back in by making myself come back here and posting.

    Have a good day today
     
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