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please please please help me stay on track

VITFA

Full Member
#1
so ladies im nightshift for the next two nights and last week when nightshift i screwed up big time - this fear = trying not to eat anything - which i know is the no1 thing not to do

please help me sort out things to eat tongt - im having tea (sf spag bol before i go) and got a quiche there - but its more snacking that gets me

im popping to shops later so all comment and suggest are more than welcome please
 
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#2
If there is a morrisons near you they do eat smart crisps in mutipacks of 6. Onion rings are 1 1/2 syns; Bacon flavour waffles are 2 syns; Salt and Vinegar fries are 2 1/2 syns.

Quorn cocktail sausages are really good too which you can make up syn free dips or use syns on ketchup, mayonnaise.
 

couteaux

Silver Member
#3
Right, lets get you packed off with a bag of goodies so that if you need to snack, it is the right sort of thing :) DO make sure you eat, the more good food you eat, the better your weight loss.

How about a selection of grapes/cherries/nectarines
Carrot sticks
Boiled eggs/ham/sliced chicken (depending on your plan)
Ryvita (as HE) if you need something savoury
Plenty of water - often confuse thirst for hunger

Which plan are you following and are you able to actually sit and have something to eat? Sorry not sure what you do so having a proper meal may be difficult.

Let me know and I'll think of some more ideas.

Well done on your amazing loss BTW! 45lbs is brilliant :D
 

VITFA

Full Member
#4
thank you soo soo much ladies - this is great - i do the EE plan - im a student nurse (qualify in 5weeks) - we get a long break 1.5 hours - but the ward im in its easy enough to snack througout the ngt if your hungry thanks you so much ladies - away to write this down xxx
 

VITFA

Full Member
#5
oh tangled up - there isnt a morrison but my parents have one in there town - mite get them to pick me up some - do they taste good - cant believe the low syns thts great x
 

judimac

Mad old Bat with Attitude
#6
Oooooh! not long till you qualify Hun! Congratulations are in order. Will you be able to get a job? Your weightloss is impressive! There is always a stache of chocolates from grateful patients! So you don't have long to put up with night duty! (that would really tip my world upside down!) Could you pack up a potato salad (if you're on green or EE) or if you do red, take a pack of ham and just snack on that? It would have more food value , fill you up and you wouldn't need to use your syns.
 

VITFA

Full Member
#7
nope not long now hehe - job side isnt looking so good but i have a job on the nurse bank (kinda like relieve but plenty shift). this is an extra wkend on the auxiliary bank for holiday pennies and bcus i love wrking in the hospice.

Thanks for the tips judi - im all set for tongt and dinner is ready as i type - im actually excited about my food tongt

got carrot, pepper sticks, syn free quiche, savoury rice, fruit salad and some oatcakes as syns
 
#8
If you can take lots of grazing type food ( not grass lol ! ) try to eat every coupleof hours through your shift if you can. Take loads of free foods, and I would suggest you fill up on the green plan foods like pasta , rice , etc. Drink at least 2 ltrs of fluid through thye shift ( take a bottle)

hope you do well. Shiftwork if not that much of a problem, but you need to be prepared BEFORE the shift. And take loads to eat.

Phil x
 


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