Time to reboot! 6 stone down at least 6 to go!

Discussion in 'Slimming World - Food Diaries' started by Dawnio87, 21 June 2014.

  1. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    This is my second and definitely last attempt at a diary - cos this time I'm definitely going all the way!

    About me: 4th Jan 2013 I started doing SW from home. That day I weighed myself and came in at 25st 10lbs and I swear I almost broke down. At 5ft 7 I was morbidly obese, couldn't walk far without my legs and back aching, stairs were impossible, finding clothes was a nightmare. Enough was enough. I started the plan myself at home and by early September 2013 I had reached 19st 10lbs. I was over the moon.

    And...that's where complacency stepped in. I was by no means at goal but had lost so much that the benefits were already fantastic. I can walk miles, smaller clothes, feel better etc and I was in a new relationship.

    So, since then I've tried several times to start again with little success because my heart just wasn't in it.

    This week something has finally clicked and I am back to it! For real. So I bit the bullet yesterday and weighed myself and I am 20st 1lb. I am angry that I've wasted the past 9 months or so in terms of how much more I could have had off, but am massively relieved that I've only gained 5lbs.

    My target this week is to lose that 5lbs and get myself back down to my lowest weight on this journey. So my weigh in day will be a Friday.

    Thank you to whoever takes the time to read this and hopefully we can help and support each other along the way.

    I've finally decided no more excuses, I want results and you only get one or the other! Let's do this
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  2. holiday-dieter

    holiday-dieter Well-Known Member

    Lots of luck :) I just rejoined this week after putting about a stone back on, been off plan since around feb. X
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  3. Mini

    Mini Administrator Staff Member

    Welcome back and well done on maintaining your weight loss:happy096:

    Best of luck with the rest of your diet journey I know you will do it!
  4. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Thanks so much guys!

    Holiday dieter well done for getting back on plan feels great doesn't it? Here's to a great first week!

    Thanks mini I'm defo in it for the long haul this time and seeing as I'm doing it from home I'm going to stick to updating this diary as it holds me accountable lol!
  5. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    So today I woke up late and had to rush to meet a friend for a catch up then a movie.

    Our meeting place is Starbucks which usually holds a whole host of temptations for me ...but not this time! In the past my favourite thing was a caramel frappacino with cream and a muffin. Today I was super good and had a fruit salad and a spearmint green tea - feel sooo good for it

    Came home and made a big pot of SW chilli, was absolutely lush. I made it my own way with the following:

    Extra lean mince
    Mixed beans
    Sweet corn
    Chopped toms

    Lots of chilli garlic and cayenne pepper! Can just about feel my tongue again lol. Lots left over for tomorrow's tea as well.

    Might have some fruit salad and muller light later - if I've any room that is!
  6. holiday-dieter

    holiday-dieter Well-Known Member

    Your tea sounds delicious! I love a good chilli. Well done for resisting at Starbucks :)
  7. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Yeah I still can't quite believe I managed to say no to the bad stuff! I really mean it this time though.

    I actually just found out the old gym I used to go to is closing so I'm looking around pricing a new one. That's phase 2 of my body fat attack - exercise lol. Just need to find a gym close by that doesn't cost the earth lol
  8. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Having a great on an day today.

    Tesco Blueberry wheats (Hex B) and skimmed milk (hex A)

    Subway club salad bowl with lettuce, red onion, tomato, peppers, pickles and jalapeƱos with sweet onion sauce (2 syns)

    Haven't had yet but it's last night left over SW chilli with rice

    Red grapefruit, clementine and pineapple.

    Lots of water n green tea!

    Plus I've walked 3 miles Great way to start the week!
  9. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Another great day managed to stay on plan despite copious amounts of sweets and chocolate doing the rounds in the office!

    Blueberry wheats (hex b) and skimmed milk (hex a)

    Subway club salad with honey mustard dressing (2syns)

    Slimming world burger with sweet potato wedges, kale and carrot batons

    Red grapefruit, 2 clementines

    2 litres water and 3 cups green tea

    Walked 3 miles.

    If I can keep up this pace I'm really looking forward to weigh in Friday!

    Hope everyone is having a great week
  10. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    So before I lose heart, and because I mean it this time, just thought I'd post a little before bad after photo...well more a before and during photo cos I've still a long way to go and the next collage will have a third photo of a much smaller again 'me'!

  11. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Yuck what a horrible day!! (Weather wise only) thankfully lol. Had a long day at work and managed to say no to the mountain of sweets and chocolate still doing the rounds Feel great and so in control for the first time in ages!

    Food Diary

    Blueberry wheats (hex b) and skimmed milk (hex a)

    Subway salad with sweet onion sauce (2syns)

    Haven't had dinner yet but it's going to be chicken skewers with onions peppers and mushrooms marinated in a mix of garlic, chilli, juice of one orange, soy, and honey (2syns) might have some boiled rice with if I'm hungry

    Red grapefruit, melon and muller light

    I'm going to try and post a pic below of a previous chicken skewers dinner, so yum can't wait! ImageUploadedByMiniMins.com1403715334.571354.jpg
  12. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Ps please ignore the old slippers lol!
  13. jojo14

    jojo14 Well-Known Member

    Doing well dawnio :). Take it 1lb at a time. You've already done so well losing 5/6 stone. Wish you all the best.
  14. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Thanks Jojo!

    I am taking it nice n slow, one day at a time at the minute especially as I was off plan for so long. I just don't want to let myself down again as I'm really determined to stick it out this time and see it through to goal!

    Thanks so much for your kind comment
  15. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Ahhh so it's Friday weigh in tomorrow! Really hoping for a big loss my first week back on plan but suppose I'll have to wait and see!

    Had a good day food wise so happy with that.

    Breakfast - blueberry wheats (hexb) and skimmed milk (hexa)

    Lunch- subway club salad bowl with sweet onion - (2 syns)

    Dinner - not had yet but making SW potato salad, baked chicken breast, broccoli and sweet corn

    Snacks - red grapefruit, carrot sticks, pineapple

    Lots of water again and green tea

    Hope everyone's having a good week :)
  16. jojo14

    jojo14 Well-Known Member

    I hope u get a loss :) I weigh on q Saturday but reckon its will be a sts. I had a sneaky peak today and its sts. But I have had a takeaway this week and chocolate and wine so will have to be good next week.
  17. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Morning Jojo!

    Thanks so much, I managed to get 2lbs off this week :) Initially I was like "aw is that it!?" But hey ho a loss is a loss and so long as I'm heading in the right direction I don't mind. Plus it takes me into a new stone bracket :)

    Aw STS isn't bad at all, especially if you've been a little naughty. You never know though you could be surprised by Wi I've my fingers crossed for you to get a loss! Sometimes the scales can surprise you ;)
  18. jojo14

    jojo14 Well-Known Member

    2lb a week is a brilliant loss yet we always want more. The weight didnt come on over night after all.. we just need to be prpud of our selves for working hard and one day we will be skinnie minnies. We will do this!!!!

    Im feeling very motivated today... can you tell haha. :)
  19. Dawnio87

    Dawnio87 Well-Known Member

    Lol definitely Jojo! But that's awesome, it's always good when you get a boost of motivation :)

    I'm all pleased with the loss now it's had time to sink in. Almost went out drinking tonight but decided against it lol, my will power would have just disappeared if I'd done that!
  20. jojo14

    jojo14 Well-Known Member

    Im drinkinh tomorrow. Night out thats been planned for ages. Um just gonna dance lots and onky have one glass of wine. After that stick woth vodka diet coke. I hope any way. And deffo no pizza at the end of the night!!

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