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New to SW.. Am I eating too much?

Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by Dannii_b, 8 July 2014 Social URL.

  1. Dannii_b

    Dannii_b New Member


    I started SW on Monday and I just feel like I am eating too much?

    Can someone take a look at my food diary please and let me know what u think:

    Breakfast: banana & satsuma

    Lunch: 2 slices whole meal bread (small loaf) HEB
    Mayo (synned)

    Roast chicken, potatoes roasted in fry light, cauliflower, broccoli, carrots, gravy made with juices (synned)

    Snack: 2 x satsuma

    Teas / coffees through the day with semi skimmed milk (HEA)

    Breakfast: 3 egg omelette with ham and mushrooms

    Snack: banana

    Lunch: 2 slices w/meal bread ((HEB) ham, lettuce, cucumber, mayo (synned) and a banana

    Snack: 2 x chicken drumsticks without the skin

    Dinner: bacon, eggs, baked beans, mushrooms, sausages (synned)

    Snack: muller light

    HEA is milk been drinking lots of water?

    Appreciate any feedback.., :) xx
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  3. Willbeslimjen

    Willbeslimjen Gold Member

    It looks good to me. Loads of people feel like they eat to much but it's about it being the right stuff. Enjoy!
  4. hollystar100

    hollystar100 Full Member

    I eat way more that that! Might have missed something but where are your syns? Can only see mayo in 2 days?

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  5. Willbeslimjen

    Willbeslimjen Gold Member

    They are in her gravy first day and sausages second. Not sure how many there is. Do make sure you eat between 5 and 15 dint be afraid if them
  6. Dannii_b

    Dannii_b New Member

    Thank you all for your replies...

    I just can't get my head around eating this much and being able to loose weight! I keep thinking in going to go to weigh in on Monday and gain! Lol... Xx
  7. YOMO

    YOMO Member

    Hope not because I eat a lot more!
  8. claddagh

    claddagh Member

    I am amazed at what I eat every day, and I cant believe how..for the first time..I am actually losing weight without some ridiculous starvation fad diet :)
    My day use to consist of one meal and crisps, thinking I was doing good hardly eating, and the weight piled on as my body held onto every ounce of fat because it knew it wouldnt get fed again until the following day!!
    Now I have x3 boiled eggs, 2 x wholemeal nimble with flora light synned melon and an apple for breakfast.
    Snack all day on all kinds of fruit, berries, bananas, 62 kcal skips :) hifi bars synned of course, home made syn free egg muffins filled with veg and ham etc,
    Dinner is a meat with either salad, potatoes, rice etc lunch or supper baked spud ...ah the list goes on :eek:...but im losing at a steady pace and feel amazing!! Most importantly I feel full, so no need to quit like other diets iv tried and and failed after a week :D
  9. Jeanne Von Buttonpopper

    Jeanne Von Buttonpopper Silver Member

    I think Claddagh has hit the nail on the head, we are pre-programmed to associate eating less with losing weight and most diets involve eating a child's portion of food all day and having your stomach rumbling all the time. SW has taught us that we don't need to do this and we can eat really well, but sensibly and still lose weight. However, to begin with we all seem in denial that this can be possible and it's only going through the process of eating the food and going to your own WI that will make you see that it truly does work. :D
  10. Gwella

    Gwella Silver Member

    This doesn't seem like a lot to me at all - I eat way more!
    In fact some people find the more superfree and free they fit in, the less tempted they are to snack on fattening foods.
    There's a lady in my group who's a great loser, and she's found that her arthritis is so much better since losing, not just because she's lost weight but because she's actually eating meals and therefore can take her medication!
  11. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    I eat loads more than that ...and i used to worry too but trust us it works
  12. jellybellies

    jellybellies Full Member

    Ooh this answers my concerns too, I've eaten loads of superfree and free foods I'm struggling to make 5 syns let alone 15. But then again your food diary looks little compared to mine... so still a huge chance I'm messing it up. Good luck Dannii
  13. Lady_Amalthea

    Lady_Amalthea Looking for Slimville!

    This has been my first week on Slimming World (I weigh in at class tonight, eek!) and I have been worrying about the same thing. It's good to have some reassurance!
    I was previously calorie counting so my diary is in that forum (linked in my signature) but I'm now marking it with HExA & B and syns etc.
    Good luck for your weigh in!
  14. lolacola

    lolacola Silver Member

    How do you make the syn free egg muffins? :)
  15. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    Just like an omelette really but pour into a muffin tin sprayed with fry light and pop in the oven thats how i do mine anyway and i eat them cold as snacks when on the move and out and about with work with my benefit bars to stop me eating rubbish
  16. Elvisfan4life

    Elvisfan4life Silver Member

    Good luck for tonight
  17. Silvermaneuk

    Silvermaneuk Naughty Fridge Picker

    I eat lots more than that, you should see he size of my salads lol I eat tons and lost 4 stone 1/2 as of yesterday, so you can eat well. I also always have my syns.

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