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Restarting and trying the blog thing

Discussion in 'Slim And Save' started by Pheonix2010, 25 September 2011 Social URL.

  1. Pheonix2010

    Pheonix2010 Silver Member

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    Hi, Ive been laying low for a while

    Having lost a stone in August on s and s , september has been a blooming disaster
    had a holiday at the end of August and struggled to get back on it ever since , although I havnt put it back on thank goodness

    So restarting today with a view of doing nearly 4 weeks 100% and banishing stone number 2

    I have a weekend away booked with friends and Im really hoping they notice Ive lost 2 stone , which will be the boost I need to tackle stone number 3 in November

    Final aim is to be at goal , i.e. about 50lb down by Xmas

    Im going to try and post something everyday to motivate myself if nothing else , sorry if I bore you , feel free to ignore it :)

    Im going to try not to weight myself until 21st Oct , the day before my weekend away

    I probably wont be 100% everyday but I will be honest , dont shoot me if I cave and eat , to me its not the end of the world and Im not too worried about ketosis either (bad girl lol)

    All support, advice and experience welcome
     
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  3. vj

    vj Regular Member

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    It's so hard to find a balance. You want everything from your life except the weight and just wish it was coming off faster, well I do.
    Every time I restart vlcd I think I can have the odd nibble of low carb like chicken or cheese BUT then I am disappointed that I have a small loss and wasted money too. The 100% commitment gets the results but there are sacrifices to be made.
    You are making the choice but is vlcd for you and if you want eating flexibility then would a different diet suit you at the mo, like low fat? Only a thought.
    As a positive, your friends are bound to notice the 2 stones gone forever. This will be a great motivation for you to spur you on till Xmas.
    Good luck with this next stage of your weight loss. Get that stone gone!
     
  4. Pheonix2010

    Pheonix2010 Silver Member

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    You are making the choice but is vlcd for you and if you want eating flexibility then would a different diet suit you at the mo, like low fat? Only a thought.I dont really see it as an either its for me or its not for me

    I know what works for me and I dont see anything wrong in coming on and off or "cheating " here and there

    Im not a serial dieter and Ive never done vlcd before so Im not a restarter in that sense, I lost a stone doing vlcd and kept it off for a month ,now Ill lose another stone and keep it off and so on , its not how you get there that matters to me , its that you do finally get there

    I think too many people are judgemental and puritanical if you are not doing it 100%, I couldnt care less how someone reaches their goal , Ill support them however they choose to do it

    Low fat diet doesnt work for me , its too slow

    I intend to lose this 50lb , once and once only , but Ill do it my way.
     
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    Of course, you have to do what works for you because it is your journey. I wasn't being judgemental, I just wanted to offer an option that might work in the short term.
    I'm doing vlcd for a quick fix. It won't solve my issue with my weight. I don't do exercise and will probably search for the latest fad if a fail again. That's me.
    Sorry if you were offended. We are here to support each other, I agree. Dieting isn't easy, I do genuinely wish you well through your journey.
     
  6. hels123smiles

    hels123smiles Silver Member

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    Good Luck hun!
     
  7. Pheonix2010

    Pheonix2010 Silver Member

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    OK so yesterday was day 1
    3 vanilla shakes
    1 slice cheese
    tin of salmon
    5 black coffees

    Not as bad day as I thought , slight headache developing , but thats to be expected
    Hopefully today Ill just have the shakes , might have 4 to combat the hunger pains which no doubt will start later
     
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    i have little extras now and again too. Sometimes I have a massive blow out and completly come out of ketosis but I get back to it the next day. It just means for me I don't lose as much that week but a loss to me is still a good thing. I could never do this diet 100% all the time and hats off to those that can. The longest I have ever gone without any extra food is about 3wks and I was miserable. Now every Friday I have a protein blow out, lots of cooked chicken, ham and my fav crab sticks. I think you have to do what works best for you and that is the key to succesful dieting.
     
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