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The start of a 3 or 4 stone weight loss journey!!

Pru12

Member
Hi!

I have lost weight on slimming world before, nearly 2 stone! Unfortunately, I piled it all back on last year :( I didn't have a great year last year and I am very much an emotional eater so I ate my way through it. Then every time I decided I was ready to start losing again, something else rubbish would happen and I would continue eating. I have just got to a point where I feel ready to start slimming world again, and I was hoping for some moral support from other slimming world people as I don't intend to go to group! (Probably really controversial but I lost more weight when I gave up going to groups last time!).
A little about me. I am 5ft tall and I currently weight 11.4 stone, which is only 1 pound off what I was when I started slimming world last time! That puts my BMI at 30. I am so ashamed I let myself get to this point again. I don't let anyone take pictures of me and I avoid looking in the mirror. I have zero self esteem and I really want to make a permanent change. I am in a much better headspace now and I am much better at recognising when I am feeling low so I am not eating as much.

I will be following slimming world. I will be trying to only have carbs once a day as I tend to get really sluggish when I eat too many, and I won't be synning things like full fat mayo or greek yoghurt. I will just be using them instead of the light stuff as I cannot bear the light stuff. I know that's not what you are supposed to do, but I think one of the reasons I gave up was because I hated the thought of living on low-fat stuff for the rest of my life. & I also worry about what ingredients they use in the lighter stuff. I think whatever they are taking out of the full fat stuff, they are replacing with chemicals in the lighter stuff, so this will be my approach.
I have also joined the gym! I already walk loads due to having many, many dogs. So I am just going to move more as I have just started an office job so I really need to make sure I am keeping active, my previous job meant I was on my feet all day so its a big change!
I am hoping to get a few of us on here supporting each other through our weight loss journey!

What are your stories and what are you hoping to achieve? Or what have you already achieved??
 
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Caragirl

New Member
Hi,
I'm starting today too. Lost about two stone a few years back after my first child but have never really got to grips with my wieght since after having my second child and she is 6 now! I'm the heaviest I've been . Should probably be aiming to lose 3 stone but that seems like such a big task! I'm like you and feel aslong as I eat slimming world friendly meals with plenty of speed I don't want to be counting syns. I'll see how I go I might start by counting syns to get me started. Today is just day 1 but I've had so many day 1s. I've been looking at photos of me going back a few years and just want to feel like I did then. Good luck on your journey and maybe we can spur each other on .
 




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