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Discussion in 'Slimming World Teams & Challenges' started by JezVonSavage, 29 January 2012 Social URL.

  1. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    As suggested by Acc- the Scouse thread; a great place to recommend great restaurants, shops, SW groups and fitness classes and events as well as a for a good old gab!

    In the words of Our Cilla: what's your name and where d'yer come from?

    My reccomendation for shopping is the L7 Village Market in Kensington. It's a great foreign food shop and a good place to get the unusual fruit and veg often found in exotic recipes. There's aisles of herbs and spices too- if, like me, you enjoy a curry get down there! And the butchers and bakers are pretty cheap.

    Plus, it stocks the Holy Grail of alcohol: Keo lager. One bottle and I could be on a beach in Paphos :D

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  3. LittleFlutterby

    LittleFlutterby Fluffy lil flutterby :)

    i'm a squirrel- do I count eh? ;)
  4. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    The more the merrier :D
  5. LittleFlutterby

    LittleFlutterby Fluffy lil flutterby :)


    *gets comfy*
  6. Liverbird52

    Liverbird52 Gold Member

    Get in!!!!!!:-D
  7. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    Boss laaaaa!

    Ok I'll start. I am Jerri (Jez), I live in Huyton and go to Joanne's thursday night group in the British Legion by Huyton village.

    I am getting married in August in the Yacht club and want to lose 5 stone to do my custom made, one of a kind dress justice!

    I am a makeup artist by trade and also run my own company (don't panic Mods! I won't advertise here). I love travelling and my dog :D

    Last edited: 29 January 2012
  8. Liverbird52

    Liverbird52 Gold Member

    Ann,a nurse,go to w i at cadwa,5o in july so want to be at goal then,lives in west derby! Love zumba
  9. LittleFlutterby

    LittleFlutterby Fluffy lil flutterby :)

    I'm Tanya, 23 from Wallasey.

    I got to Julie's Tuesday group in Liscard (one of them-she has 5 on a tuesday :O ) and have been going for nearly 9 1/2 months.

    I want to get to target by the beginning of May- since my dad betted me £100 I wouldn't- and I kinda need the money LOL
  10. Majella86

    Majella86 Full Member

    Hi all, im Nat (but answer to Maj lol) 25 walton, go to Debbies group on monday in Arnot street school.
    i work in a call centre and just generally want to loose weight, no specific goal but just to be healthy :)
    good to see we have a few scousers on here :)
  11. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    Welcome everyone!

    Acc I love Zumba too but I'm yet to find a class that isn't too packed so I don't end up with an elbow to the gob. I've been doing it from home on the Wii. Can you reccommend anywhere?
  12. Clareel

    Clareel Gold Member

    Ooo Team Scouse love it! I'm Becky, 22, student nurse, live in Orrell Park but go to a group in Crosby near my Dad's house.

    The butchers on Walton Vale sells Joes sausages and burgers, and extra lean mince which is useful!

    Also might be a little bit out of the way but there's a Chinese (Macees) and an Indian (Saffron) in Waterloo which will cook your meals SW style (i.e. no oil etc) if you ask for it. Both are really delicious and within walking distance from Waterloo train station :)
  13. amylou1931

    amylou1931 New Member

    Hi all I'm Amy from Walton and have just started going to SW in st George's Maghull with the fab Sue Culligan she's just been in the echo with her fab 7 1/2 stone weight loss and totally inspired me as I've known her forever!
  14. amylou1931

    amylou1931 New Member

    Also I go to Zumba but travel to Lydiate but have joined one called Dance Passion google it some great girls run it and they have classes all over the place x
  15. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    That's fab!!! OH's bf lives in Waterloo- will bear that in mind.

    Bexley's in the Swan and Huyton also sell Joe's sausages. I've heard there is also a family butchers in Allerton and Allan's in Tuebrook do their own but i've never tried them. Someone else might have more info.
  16. vickalina09

    vickalina09 Member

    Hi everyone. I'm Vickie from Larne, N. Ireland. I have just started slimming world and lost 7lb in my first week! Couldn't believe it!!
    This site is great and full of lots of great tips and friendly people. I have just under 4 stone to get off which will be a challenge but one I can't wait to complete!!
  17. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    Welcome Vicki. Well done on your loss, stick at it xx
  18. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    A question for Team Scouse: Does anyone know where there is a decent fishmongers? I love fish, but the selection in supermarkets is ***** and the only actual fishmonger I can think of is in St Helens :(
  19. MadameLaMinx

    MadameLaMinx Gold Member

    If you have a local Morrisons they tend to have pretty decent fish counters, but proper fishmongers appear to have died a death.

    Gill, 38, Wirral, 3 kids, mental.
  20. MadameLaMinx

    MadameLaMinx Gold Member

    PS - Im assuming you all know about the existence of Skinnimalinx on Castle Street in the city centre? Little cafe/restaurant that does SW friendly meals with all syns etc detailed on the menu, and its fab.
  21. JezVonSavage

    JezVonSavage Lost in the Supermarket

    No we didn't until recently Minx! We are considering a meet there if you might be up for it?

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