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Discussion in 'Slimming World - Food Diaries' started by Princess_Stevie, 5 June 2013 Social URL.

  1. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    Hi guys! Those who used to follow me on me old diary (http://www.minimins.com/slimming-world-food-diaries/248925-princess-diaries.html) may have noticed that I've been AWOL lately :eek:

    I've found myself really struggling the past month or so, and in all honesty I've just been making excuses for myself. Social occasions, new boyfriend, nice weather, etc. I've been totally off the rails! In the last 5 weeks of being totally off plan, I've gained 5.5lb in total (had a 2lb gain at group last night). To be totally truthful, I am quite relieved with that. I can easily gain that in one week alone! So it could have been a lot worse.

    I had tried a few times in my old diary to draw a line and start afresh, but it doesn't seem to have worked. I felt I needed a brand new slate entirely, so today is the day I've decided to start a new diary and a "new start" on my Slimming Journey. Today is also the first day of a fresh Slimming World week for me, so it just feels right to do so.

    I hope my lovely friends will join me in my new diary - and hopefully some new ones too!! At the moment I really need all of the support I can get.

    So, here we go. Let's do this, once and for all!!
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  3. law3a3m

    law3a3m Gold Member

    Here to subscribe chicken! Have missed your diary posts, have always loved catching up with your eats and things that are going on. Glad to see you back! X
  4. Happy Holidays

    Happy Holidays Gold Member

    Don't forget how far you've come, you may have had a few tough weeks, but you've done amazingly well xx
  5. babytreetrunk89

    babytreetrunk89 Gold Member

    here to subscribe :D xx
  6. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    So, today is the first day of my fresh start. I haven't rejoined or anything official like that, I just needed to leave behind some of the negativity and excuses from my old diary and wipe the slate clean.

    I'm really feeling motivated today. I also think a lot of that has to do with the fact that my Consultant came back to group last night. She's been away for the past 6 weeks after an operation, and although the cover we had was absolutely fantastic, I did struggle without Nic. I feel like I have more to answer for now that she's back - she's gotten me this far, and I couldn't have done it without her, so now I wan't to prove to her that I can and will finish this journey I started!! As one member said last night, the messiah is back :worthy:

    I am also using this fresh start as an opportunity to get back to the gym! As well as Food Optimising, I've been so slack with Body Magic over the past month or so. Giving myself a kick up the backside and heading off to Body Combat with my cousin tonight. It will kill me, and I will be so out of syn with the routine, but I will do it. I feel so unfit and sluggish after giving it up, I really want to get back into it.

    This week you might notice my Syns looking a little low. That's because I'm off out for an Indian on Saturday night with some old work colleagues. When I left school I worked Saturdays in a bakery called Peters (don't know if anyone had one locally?) Anyway, they went into administration and had to be closed, and since then we've not all really seen each other. I worked there for 5 years and we were all really close, so we decided it might be nice for us to all go out and have a bit of a catch up. It's a local Indian we're going to - we used to go each year for our Christmas meal. So anyway, I'm saving my Syns for that. I have planned to have Chicken Jalfrezi (8.5 Syns), boiled rice (free) and half a Poppadom (2 Syns), but I'd like to keep plenty of Syns left over just in case any little extras do end up slipping in - pickles, extra poppadom, etc.

    Anyway, enough rabbiting on. Let's get cracking! I think I'll start off my week with a Red day...


    = Speed (SS) = SuperSpeed

    - Banana

    - Tesco Chilli Chicken Noodle Salad (3.5 Syns)

    - Chicken (S) and Vegetable (Peppers (S), Red Onion (S) and Mushrooms (S)) Skewers, marinated in 3 tbsp Nando's Medium Peri Peri Sauce (1.5 Syns). Served with homemade Salsa
    (Chopped Tomatoes (S), Red Pepper (S), Red Onion (S), Fresh Tomatoes (S) and Chilli (S))

    - 2 x Rocky Road HiFi Light (HExB)
    - Coffee made up with Milk (HExA)
    - Berry Bakewell HiFi (HExB)

    Healthy A: 250ml Semi Skimmed Milk
    Healthy B: 2 x HiFi Light & 1 x HiFi

    Daily Syns: 5
    Weekly Syns: 5 / 105
    Last edited: 7 June 2013
  7. Opal_Lily

    Opal_Lily Gold Member

    Go you!! Great idea,on the fresh start, I can understand you wanting to not only draw a line under the food but also the attitude.

    Onwards and upwards... or onwards and downwards in the case of the scales!!

    Look forward to reading your diary :)
  8. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    Thank you lovely ladies for coming to subscribe so quickly. Your support has been amazing and I really appreciate you. Glad to have you here xx
  9. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    Thank you so much hun!! Nice to see a new face around too :)

    Do you keep a diary on here? If so, I'll pop by to subscribe. Speak soon xx
  10. Mandlegrot

    Mandlegrot Gold Member

    Well done chick. Fresh start, fresh diary makes sense :) I got Clear few weeks ahead, lets smash those pounds away !!
  11. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    We can do it babe!! xx
  12. Purple Patsy

    Purple Patsy Gold Member

  13. shezam

    shezam Silver Member

    I'm here to subscribe. x
  14. lotty28

    lotty28 Silver Member

    Here to subscribe ;-)
  15. Skulldilocks

    Skulldilocks Gold Member

    Hello again! So glad to see this and despite the gain, I know it means the rest of life has been going swell for you! I must say the last two weeks have been exactly the same as you. For once, I wasn't eating because I was sad but because I was being happy, sociable and drunk again! I've done it before but now I need to learn to balance social life with the diet again. I am weighing in tonight after 2 weeks avoiding it and I'm estimating a 5lb gain. Either way, I've got into the swing of the gym, booked some classes and got my food plan for this week all planned out so fingers crossed.
    We can do this and I'm so glad you're back here to do this with :)
  16. Mrs.S.

    Mrs.S. Gold Member

    Here to sub!

    Good to have you back! xx
  17. *EB*

    *EB* Gold Member

    Im here too - glad you are back xxx
  18. debtin

    debtin Gold Member

    yay welcome back. you can do it x
  19. Shellbell46

    Shellbell46 Full Member

    Glad you're back x
  20. Princess_Stevie

    Princess_Stevie Gold Member

    Aaawww, you guys!!! :) You lot are blooming amazing. Always such a warming welcome from you even when I've been AWOL for so long. Thanks for coming back to me - I promise I won't go running again this time!! xx
  21. Opal_Lily

    Opal_Lily Gold Member

    I do indeed, lurked around here for too long dabbling in the plan but it is DEFINITELY happening this time. The spare tyre is being punctured! :D x

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