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Started CD today!!!

S: 15st3lb
Hi everyone! I've started my CD today. I've got 4 stone to lose and this is the year i'll do it!!! I had CD porridge 4 brekkie and i'm having leek and potato soup 4 lunch. I expect my enthusiasm wont be so strong after a couple of days, but so far, so good.
I'd love a diet buddy that's starting the same time as me so we can cheer each other on. Is any one else starting CD now?
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Serena A

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S: 14st12lb C: 8st12lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 22.7 Loss: 6st0lb(40.38%)
Hi and welcome to Minimins.

I'm already 4 months into the plan but just wanted to wish you luck, it's the best thing ever! xx

Serena A

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S: 14st12lb C: 8st12lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 22.7 Loss: 6st0lb(40.38%)
Aww thanks - 4 months is nothing though compared to some of the folks on here! Believe me when you see how the weight drops off at the rate it does willpower doesn't come into it ;)

Good luck on your 1st day, 1/2 down 1/2 to go :)
S: 15st13lb C: 15st5lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 34.7 Loss: 0st8lb(3.59%)
Hi, I started yesterday and am going well other than hating the soups so going to stick to shakes!!

I have around 5 stone to lose so determined to do this. I'm glad your going well. My first day was fine and today is going really well, just really shakey, but no headaches or dizziness. Fingers crossed it stays that way.
I'd be more than happy to have a buddy as family are all really supportive but are all skinny mini's so just dont understand!!!

anyway, keep going and good luck
S: 16st5lb C: 15st10lb G: 9st9lb Loss: 0st9lb(3.93%)
Hi there

Good luck to you both. I started on 5th dec and I am also determined to do it this year - keep in touch and we can keep each other motivated. Roll on the summer!!!!

Sharon :):)
S: 15st3lb
jen, i kno what you mean about the family being skinny! I'm the biggest in my family and my best friend is a size 6!!! At least you guys really understand what a long hard road this is, but at least we're on it!!! Well done Sharon for coming this far. Good luck! x

Hi Girls

I have started today also, would like to loose a stone before my 40th in 4 weeks.. could of done it before with LL but it did not work out for me.. so I am going to do my best to look the best I can.. I have five stone to loose.:)
S: 15st13lb C: 15st5lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 34.7 Loss: 0st8lb(3.59%)
Hi Sarah Lou, its great you have started, i'm coming to the end of my second day and its been ok, alittle more difficult today as have to feed my little boy but ok. I'm determined to do this as i get married in october and have booked/bought most things but haven't even bothered to look for a dress as i know i cant fit into most on the samples in the shop right now!!! I just want to be a size 14 by April as that is the latest I can order a dress.
I'm planning on logging on most nights as I am usually a night eater so I need to keep ocuppied, so i'll keep you posted. Good luck and keep going.
S: 15st7lb C: 14st11lb G: 11st7lb Loss: 0st10lb(4.61%)
Hiya Jen, I started yesterday too - AND I'm getting married in Sept.... so have exactly the same feelings as you on this whole thing!! MUST be slim for the dress. Am having my measurements taken in Feb so I don't have long. We can do this! xxx


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Hi Karen, another Cardiff girl here!! Welcome to the world of CD'ing and good luck with your first week!



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S: 16st5lb C: 11st7lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 26.8 Loss: 4st12lb(29.69%)
good luck to you all!!..xx
S: 15st10lb C: 15st3lb Loss: 0st7lb(3.18%)
Hi welshwench, i'm starting SS on 5th Jan and would love a buddy who i can talk to when im doing well/having a bad day! I have 9.5 stone to lose :S and everytime i think about it i want to cry!


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Well done with your first day. I'm starting tomorrow with just over 4.5st to shift.. Looking forward to it but just need to get thru the first week!! Hope day2 goes well for you.
S: 15st13lb C: 15st5lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 34.7 Loss: 0st8lb(3.59%)
well, i'm off to bed so thats day 2 over. Alittle shaky today but i'm ok. It's going fast really and i really can't wait for my weigh-in on sunday (a day early but can't do monday) to keep me motivated. Hope all of you are doing ok and good luck to those starting soon.
S: 20st3lb C: 19st11lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 49.1 Loss: 0st6lb(2.12%)
Good Luck. I start on friday. SO will speak to u more then. U should be over the worst by then
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Diddums, well done for getting this far, you've actually decided to change your life! I'm on day 2 and this is nowhere near as hard as i thought it would be! If i see food now i just see extra calories getting in the way of me losing weight, and NO food is gonna taste as good as me being 4 stone lighter!!! I cant wait! Good luck to you and when you start we can climb this mountain hand in hand together! x
S: 15st13lb C: 15st5lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 34.7 Loss: 0st8lb(3.59%)
God i have had a hard day. I had a really low point, lots of sadness, feeling really cold and generally feeling like giving up. Its day 3 for me so from the posts i have read i did expect a hard day but i was shocked as i have been pretty untouched by any side effects up to now.
I am really proud of myself for staying strong and finding emergency stratgies to keep me focused. I split my afternoon shake so i had shorter times between tasting something other than water!!! and I spent the day on the internet looking at wedding dresses because, ultimatly that is why I am doing this, to fit into any dress i want not one that doesn't make me look fatter!!!!!

It has passed now and i feel much more calm and focused so just wanted to say that sticking it out feels wonderful and well worth it. Good luck girls, we can do it x


Loves Porridge
S: 14st10lb C: 14st10lb G: 11st12lb BMI: 38.9 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
Hello All,

I am starting SS-ing on 2nd Jan and can't weight, It is going to be great to share the highs and lows on here and the support and encouragement I have seen and received in the last couple of weeks is great, lets keep this post going!!

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