New to calorie counting -help required!

Discussion in 'Calorie Counting' started by loopyloo68, 12 March 2008 Social URL.

  1. loopyloo68

    loopyloo68 Full Member

    changed from Cambridge to slimming world
    Hi guys

    I'm new to calorie counting.

    After spending 6 weeks sticking to Slimming World plan rigidly and only losing 5 pounds - 4 of those in the first week - I'm kind of getting fed up. I'm exercising - always have done - at least 3 times a week - so in theory it should be falling off me. So...... thought i'd try calorie counting. it really is destroying me to be honest - it's just really unfair.

    Does anyone have a good calorie counting week diet I could follow maybe, or let me know where I can get menus and help from with counting please?

    All help very greatly received.

    From a very very frustrated person.

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  3. fatbunny

    fatbunny Silver Member

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    that was my problem 2 last week, only lost 7lbs in 5 weeks, 1 was also at the gym 3 times a week, 15 miles on the treadmill, dropped calories to 1200 and off came 4lbs.
  4. wannabslim

    wannabslim Gold Member

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    I'm not dieting, I'm on the pregnancy diet!
    Sorry hun I don't have a menu as I tend to just count as I go and have what I fancy! The biggest tip I can give you is to get a cal counter book or find a good website to use, and then weigh as much food as you can to make sure you count the cals accurately. Think before you eat is the best philosophy- make packaging your friend and check it carefully before buying with the mindset of "do i really want to use up X amount of my daily calories on this, or would i rather have something else..."

    If you think in this way you will find that you start to make healthy choices and get in to a healthy way of eating without feeling like you are having to stick to a plan- its a fab and probably the most natural way to lose weight!! Good luck x
  5. yo-yo-dieter

    yo-yo-dieter Silver Member

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    The best thing about Calorie Counting is that you tailor it to suit yourself!

    If you have been paying to use a Slimming World Class (what? £5 a week?) and you don't mind paying to use a website, I can advise Weight Loss Resources which costs £9 a month and is a very useful tool. You get a 1 day free trial, so you can suck it and see before you sign up.
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