starting line

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  1. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    hello all, here i am stepping up to the starting line, what a great group, found it a few days ago and am enjoying reading all the posts it has encouraged and inspired me, I have lots to lose and will be starting in a few days when i get myself organised, I am just working out food menus cos i know if im not enjoying what i eat i might as well give up now! also will get lots of moan and groans from rest of family cos they will be eating same as me. I went shopping after work to make sure have nice but healthy food, not much of the christmas junk left, my son is making sure of that..ha ha.. so come friday i should be ready for the start of my journey, It will be a journey of little steps because i want to be able to complete this journey rather that rush, run out of steam then give up.bye for now
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  3. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    Hello and welcome Littlesteps :D
  4. Tatty

    Tatty Full Member

    Well welcome to you Littlesteps!! Good luck on your journey!! Come on here whenever you need a little bit of a booster!!:D

    Tatty xx
  5. Shazza

    Shazza Full Member

    hi little steps - love the name - looking forward to following your journey - what are your plans - will you be exercising as well
  6. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    thanks all for the welcome, i have not picked a plan, shazza, im just going to take it meal by meal, and keep it healthy. i will be excercising by going on my running machine, all singing and dancing it is, gathering dust in the garage lol - and also my son has asked me to take him swimming - not to happy about going in swim suit, but a promise is a promise.
    but i have decided to follow DQ's lead and rather than look at what i have to lose as a whole, i will tackle it 10% at the time, so my first goal will be to lose 25lbs
  7. Shazza

    Shazza Full Member

    Sounds good to me - and dont worry about the swimming - after putting it off for years about getting into a swimming costume - Now love my aqua aerobics - there are not many people at the swimming pool that have perfect figures anyway so I wouldnt worry about it - just go for it !!!
  8. Ajax

    Ajax Finally...Life begins

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    Great idea, good luck and don't forget to let us know how you are getting on. This site is brilliant for support.
  9. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    Cool, another 10percenter!! :cool:
  10. Russiandoll

    Russiandoll Carpe diem

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    Is that 10% of your total weight or 10% of what you have to lose DQ?

    (I might be at University doing an English degree but as you can probably tell, my maths is pants!! lol)
  11. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    10% of my weight. Can't remember where I read it, but apparently losing 10% of your body weight lowers your BMI by a point (or two). :)
  12. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    hi all checking back in, started my diet thursday cos i was all ready and pointless putting it off, day two today and so far so good. Got home from work today and hubby had cooked bless how fab to walk in to the food off my plan all cooked healty.:)

    hope your all on a roll with your diets, and the new year has brought new drive and enthusiasm.

    Im off now to try and find me one of those tracker.
  13. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

  14. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    thanks for the link. heres hoping it works

    1st 10% goal

  15. Happe

    Happe escaping the fat

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    Welcome Littlesteps, good to have another member of our fantastic club. Stick with us we are going places! xx
  16. Emmie Lou

    Emmie Lou Full Member

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    Hi Littlesteps

    10% is a great idea, breaks it up a bit, think i need to look into doing this too! :D
    Are you weighing yourself? or does someone do it for you? Im now toying with the idea of ww or slimming world to help me! not sure if i can be trusted to go it alone!
  17. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    Im doing it myself, my own private little club :) hubby is my official no fooling myself!!! . thank you all for your support. hows every ones week end going. I always find weekends the hardest.

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  19. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    i notice that you all have abreviations for the diets, i cant work out what they are, would some one please let me know what they are or point me to a post that they are listed.

    little steps
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  20. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    CD = Cambridge Diet
    LL = LighterLife Diet
    LT = Lipotrim
    VLCD = Very Low Calorie Diet
    SS = Sole Source (where packs are your sole source of nutrition)
    AAM = Add a Meal week

    Hope that helps! ;) Weekends are tough, but I love the idea of your hubby being your 'official weigher' :D
  21. littlesteps

    littlesteps Member

    lots going all alround me, but managing to keep on track and stay positive. i too have had think about jumping on the scales but know that if i am doing well i will be tempted to think i can treat my self :( so will wait till thursday.
  22. DQ

    DQ Queen of the Damned

    That's the spirit mate. Tell ya what, I won't get on til Thursday either in solidarity! :)
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