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Siobhans Journal :') From Flab to FAB!

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  1. eddiesmum2002

    eddiesmum2002 Full Member

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    I guess I should start this by introducing myself as the ultimate serial 'dieter' that I am! :p
    I'm 23 and mummy to Eddie-Jay (Now 1yrs old) and have managed to lose and maintain a loss of 3st since shortly before I realised I was pregnant with him in May 09.
    So as it stands I'm 202lbs (14st 6lbs) as of friday this week the 25th of Feb after a slight gain. It was my sons 1st birthday the 20th and we had two mini-house parties for him :D
    So my overall aim is to reach 10st 10lbs just under 4st to lose. Im currently a size 14 despite my heavy weight - I have a large frame and been blessed with good bone structure, so the lowest is 10st 10lbs and the highest forseeable (reached before!) is 12st on the dot.
    Here I am.. after countless attempts diet switching calorie counting this that & the other. I'm sticking with SW. It WORKS plainly and simply, its me that needs to work with it :rolleyes:

    Feel free to comment or add me as a buddy on here :p

    Love as always,

    Siobhan xx
     
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    Welcome siobhan!

    Great stuff that you have come back :) we all need support at times and this is a great place to start!

    Good luck and if need help on anything just let me know :)

    X
     
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    Saturday 26th February (Flexi Day!)


    So guys today is a 'flexi' day (or was since this is in past-tense) went bowling with the sister-in-law and a few other friends & knew beforehand that I would be drinking etc and so tried to be good throughout the day to try and limit the damage - here goes:

    Breakfast:
    None! Oops woke up too Late. Had a cuppa out of 150ml HEA allowance of skimmed milk

    Lunch:
    Jacket potato (Small), 1/2 tin of baked beans and 14g of grated cheddar cheese - other half of HEA (must stress I *dont* advocate using HE's this way but my consultant who is a good friend assured me its fine ;))
    Muller light, 1/2tbsp of Honey *0.5 syns* & small banana.

    Snack before going out:
    2 clementines

    Snack whilst bowling:
    Walkers steak and onion crisps - 8 syns

    Drinks whilst bowling:
    Malibu & diet coke x 3 (25ml measures) - 7.5 syns
    Bulmers - 1.5 bottles (regular) - 18 syns
    Bottle of Asti Spumante - 30 syns (approx)
    Slices of pizza x 2 - 20 syns approx
    Chips - 5 syns approx
    Kebab meat & bit of mayo - 10 syns approx

    So all in all a rather bingeful night although for me thats actually quite timid. I feel it IS better though to write all this down than to ignore it and pretend it never happened..

    Flexi syn count?: Around 99 on the dot! If I had eaten more yesterday I would be a little worried but because I hardly ate before going AND played 3 games of bowling I feel slightly better about it ;)

     
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    Thanks Nikki thats lovely of you :eek:
    Glad to be back! Heres to a week on track! xx
     
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    100% week :) Ive been slacking this week.

    Sounds like you have had a great day! Not been bowling in ages!

    X
     
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    Sunday 27th of February (Semi-Flexi..I'm easing myself in, here!)

    Well today is sunday and *ordinarily* I would have let today be uber flexi and ended the weekend with a bang (otherwise known as sweet and sour chicken and chips from the local chuffin chinese!! :rolleyes:) but alas I've actually been pretty good. Not fantastic (that comes tommorow) but definitely better than before..So...

    Breakfast:
    2 x slices of wholemeal bread from 400g loaf HEB
    Mushrooms, sliced and dry fried, 1/3 tin of baked beans.

    Lunch:
    Muller light yogurt & small banana
    cup of coffee made from 300ml skimmed milk HEA

    Snack: Sugar free redbull, clementine & small apple

    Dinner:
    Corned beef ash (potatoes, stock cubes, mushrooms, carrots, onion and corned beef) 5 syns for corned beef
    1 x slice of wholemeal small loaf bread (I was staaarving by this point!) 3 syns

    Snacks:
    Options hot chocolate made with HEA milk from earlier - 2 syns
    Ryvita currants & rye cracker breads (oops!) x 3 - 9 syns
    Raspberries (handful)

    Total syns for day: 19
    Overall really pleased with today. Decided not to be so harsh about the syn count as I really havent eaten a massive amount today majority fruit and vegetables etc. Ready for tommorow with gusto!

    Love as always,

    Siobhan xx


     
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    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Had a great time Nikki - wasnt really in the mood for drinking to be honest after seeing my 1lb gain friday! But had to be sociable wouldve been rude hehe ;)
    On to our 100 percent week now! xxx :)
     
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    Mmm corned beef yummy! Sounds like a lovely meal!

    Went to Hungry Horse pub for dinner today and they do a bucket of chicken wings with a dip 10 per bucket....were divine...even though I had to mess at getting the skin off!

    If you struggle this week or just need a kick up the bum (big or small kick!) let me know!

    Xx
     
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    Diet:
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    Monday 28th February - Green

    Monday 28th February 2011 - GREEN day
    Cant believe my little boy Eddie got to my notepad and destroyed the copy I had :cry:
    Gonna try my best from memory guys!

    Breakfast:
    2 x small wholemeal bread (heb1)
    baked beans, mushrooms
    small banana

    Snack:
    Cup of coffee and sliced apple (using hea1 - 350ml skim milk)

    Lunch:
    Jacket spud (small/medium sized), baked beans, cottage cheese.
    Shape yoghurt - 5.5 syns

    Snack:
    Hot chocolate (hea1) ** 2 syns **

    Dinner:
    Quorn shepherds pie using hea2 cheese as topping 14g used rest for coffees!
    Shepherds pie consisted of quorn mince, vegetables, soy sauce, bit of passata, stock cubes x 2 and a spoon full of gravy ** 1 syn **

    Dessert/Later snacks
    2 x weetabix - heb2, 2 x eggs beaten, sweetener, options ** 2 syns ** microwaved! Made sortve a sponge :eek:

    And thats the lot :D
     
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    Diet:
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    Tuesday 1st March - Extra Easy

    Tuesday 1st March ( new month ALREADY!) EXTRA EASY

    Breakfast:
    HEB1 - 2 x weetabix
    HEA1 - 350ml skim milk
    Teaspoon of honey ** 1 syn **

    Snack:
    Chopped and peeled small apple
    4 wotsits (yes 4!) ** 1 syn to be safe **
    Hot chocolate with HEA ** 2 syns **
    Few slices of chopped turkey

    Lunch:
    Small jacket potato
    Passata, mushrooms, cottage cheese (free - tesco, I checked it!), handful of chopped turkey.

    Snack:
    Muller light raspberry & cranberry
    Grapes red seedless
    Coffee using HEA

    Dinner:
    1 medium chicken breast
    Brocolli, carrots, sweet potato & small amount of red potatoes.
    Gravy measured amount ** 1 syn **

    Dessert:
    Muller light vanilla sprinkled with choc & medium banana
    'Go bananas' Options hot chocolate & dash of milk ** 2 syns **

    Snacks throughout the day (need to cut this down!!)
    Grapes, red, seedless
    Few teaspoons of Eddies baked beans!
    Bit of Eddies dessert ** 1 syn **
    Almost 1 finger of kitkat ** 2 syns **

    Would love any feedback if anyone is reading this!
    Nikki thanks for the offer of a boot up the arse - I NEED to stop picking at Eddies bits & bats! ;)

    Love as always,

    Siobhan :eek:

     
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    Sounds like your food plan is going fab! The only thing I couldnt understand is having 5.5syns on a shape yoghurt, is it worth it?

    I need a kick up the bum right now :-( not lost in 3 weeks now and I'm getting disheartened.

    Hope your well x
     
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    Nikki - totally NOT worth it to be honest..
    I really fancied it and thankfully it was the last one :eek:

    I tried calorie counting a few weeks and ended up in a terrible mess - and full of spots!!

    Aw hun why the lack of losses? Just one of those things or struggling to stick to plan?
    Sometimes it all gets a bit much doesn't it xx
     
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    I try so hard to stick to plan and prob having my full 15syns a day so that might the problem.. Unless my alcohol consumption is a little high haha. I'm on the wagon now so no alcohol for a week and see how it goes between now and Tuesday.

    That's good that it was the last one then! Hopefully it's all good planning now then! X
     
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    Good evening :) hope you have a good day?

    Ive been extra good today so feeling good about the rest of week!

    X
     
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    Hey Nikki:

    Sorry havent been around been sooo busy but been on plan so..
    Kept a journal of everything Ive eaten in my phone about to write up.

    Hope youre well hun

    xxxxx
     
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    Was worrying hun! Thought you may have slipped off plan but really proud you haven't!

    Look forward to seeing your diary :)

    xx
     
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    Wednesday 2nd March

    Wednesday 2nd March

    Green Day!

    Breakfast:
    2 x coffee using HEA1 (300ml skimmed milk)
    Few tbsp baked beans & dry fried mushrooms
    Banana and 1tsp honey ** 1 syn **

    Lunch:
    Brown rice, passata, mixed vegetables, bit of sweet potato and carrot.
    Literally a mouthful of hotchocolate ** 0.5 syns **

    Snack at play-area with Eddie :p:
    Fibre plus (HEB1)
    Coffee x 2 - HEA1 remainder

    Tea;
    Wholemeal pasta, pasta sauce
    ** 6 syns ** , quorn mince & mushrooms.
    Muller light & banana sliced.

    Evening snack:
    HEB2 - 2 x weetabix original, sweetener, HEA2 of skimmed milk
    Honey ** 1 syn **

    Total: 8.5 syns ;)


     
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    Thursday 3rd March

    Thursday 3rd March
    Weigh Day Today: -3lbs
    :D


    Extra Easy Day!!!

    Breakfast:
    1/3 tin of baked beans, 2 x ww wholemeal bread (HEB), 3 x mushrooms sliced, coffee (HEA - 350ml skimmed)

    Lunch:
    Stewed steak ash, potatoes mixed vegetables and gravy ** 3 syns **
    Small pancake estimate ** 5 syns ** literally tiny!!. Sliced Apple, Coffee made with whole milk ** 1/2 syn ** and sweetener.

    Few wotsits and smarties ** 2 syns ish **


    Tea:
    Chicken fillet, potatoes, carrots, mixed veg, gravy & ketchup ** 2 syns ** Muller & Banana.

    Snack:
    2 x scrambled eggs and baked beans (was hungry by 9pm!)
    Coffee using remainder of HEA


    Total syns estimate: 13ish
    Not bad to say today is 'weigh in'
    Overall a decent loss to say Ive been in the game but messing about for a while :p

    Siobhan x


     
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    Friday 4th March

    Friday 4th March

    Extra Easy Day

    Breakfast:
    HEB Porridge (oats so simple) made with small measured amount of HEA of milk allowance (350ml skimmed) water, and sweetener.
    1 medium banana and 1 tsp of honey ** 1 syn **
    Coffee using HEA

    Snacks:
    Coffee (HEA)
    Few wotsits (literally 3) ** 1 syn **
    Ryvita oat bran (part of HEB with oats so simple)

    Lunch:
    Few baked beans
    Lettuce cucumber mushrooms
    Chicken and small amount of mayo ** 2 syns **
    Strawberries, grapes and a muller light.

    Snacks:
    Bit of Eddies (free) pasta, red grapes.

    Tea:
    Medium jacket potatom quorn mince, spag bol sauce ** 4.5 syns ** salad.
    Muller light and mixed fruit.

    Snacks:
    Grapes
    Sugar free redbull
    Sweet & Sour Mugshot.

    Total Syns For Day: 8.5 :)
     
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    Saturday 5th March

    Saturday 5th March

    Extra Easy Weekend

    Breakfast:
    3 x bacon fat removed, small bunch of grapes, ww wholemeal bread x 2 (HEB), Ryvita slices x 3 - ** 6 syns **

    Lunch: (Garden centre so treated myself!)
    Mugshot chicken
    1 x small slice ww bread ** 3 syns **
    Carrot cake x 1 small slice (unsure of syns!)

    Snack once home:
    Barbeque chunks of chicken from Iceland - half pack ** 1.5 syns **
    Coffee with 1 stick of sugar ** 1 syn **
    Ryvitas x 2 ** 6 syns **

    Tea
    Denaby dale meat & potato pie - Unsure of syns but had to be honest with the diary.
    Small pot of mushy peas.

    Dessert:
    Apple crumble and small amount of chocolate custard.
    Baileys 25ml x 2 ** 8 syns **
    250ml semi milk ** 6 syns **

    Not going to bother adding up the damage guys as I cant get a true reading but overall - this is a pretty tame saturday for me. Minimal alcohol. And that for me is brilliant. xx
     
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