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week 20 weigh in


Recovering Cookie Addict
S: 18st2lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 6st8lb(36.22%)
Well it seems things are really slowing down now which is frustrating lol Lost 2lbs this week, a great loss but as always we aim for the stone a month which I'm no longer achieving. Mind you, I've barely moved this week, not been active at all and only left the house once so I think that's definitely to blame as its all that's different from previous weeks.

So I hit 80lbs total off this week, 60lbs of that since restarting LT end of August. If I can make the effort and be active this week maybe, just maybe, I can clinch 6 stone off next week, fingers x-ed.

I note that I have just 19.4lbs til I hit normal bmi for my height... can't believe I'm that close to no longer being overweight! Still want to lose a further stone after that but compared to how much I had to lose when I started this journey I have to admit I'm very proud of myself for making it this far :) I have nobody around me in real life supporting and encouraging me so am blatantly blowing my own trumpet, sorry! Haha =p

Good luck everyone, may the scales be kind to you all this week x
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S: 16st5lb C: 13st1lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 27.8 Loss: 3st4lb(20.09%)
You blow away on that trumpet hun!! You have shown great determination, and you are still losing, so WELL DONE!!

Are you staying on LT until you reach your goal or are you going to do something else for the last little bit?

You have done brilliantly hun x x


addicted to minimins!!
S: 16st4lb C: 16st2lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 37.6 Loss: 0st2lb(0.88%)
you absolute star!! well done, thats fantastic, you have come such a long way, through ups and downs and youve really come out on top.. Not long now, the end is in sight! yayy.... youre still losing so keep it up!.. xxx


Recovering Cookie Addict
S: 18st2lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 6st8lb(36.22%)
Thanks Su! I'm staying on til I get to goal and am hoping that if I lose a few pounds refeeding it'll give me a bit of wriggle room as I settle into maintenance. The problem with me is I'm very sedentary so I really need to work on that now I'm getting close to finishing and hopefully it'll make the difference x


Recovering Cookie Addict
S: 18st2lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 6st8lb(36.22%)
Thanks Pudge, yeah its not been easy thats for sure, I've had a lot of things going on this past year since I joined and made many attempts to start and restart, never making it past week 8. My emotions usually win over the long term and when I crack its hard for me to reign it in. However this time I have a trip to USA booked to visit a special friend and I swear that even though I've slipped up a few times this time through, having that trip waiting on me is absolutely what has kept me from losing sight of my end goal - I want to be the best *me* I can be when I visit my best friend overseas whom I've spent every day with for nearly 3 years but never met in person and if I'm at goal I know I can go over there and just let my hair down and have some well deserved fun without my lifelong obsession about how fat I look. In fact, to be honest, there's never been a time in my life when I've not thought I was fat so this time I'm really going to appreciate being healthy and *normal* and use that energy saved from worrying to just enjoy myself :)
S: 24st0lb C: 14st13lb G: 12st0lb BMI: 32.7 Loss: 9st1lb(37.8%)
yay for you hun thats fab, i know how you feel when you get a low week when i had mine i was devasted lol but still as long as its coming off im sure you will have a good loss next week x x x
G: 12st7lb
:0clapper:Well done what a great loss you must be thrilled you may not have anyone in the real world to congratulate you but here in the virtual world i think you are just ace :)

debz x


Fighting for My Health
S: 20st12.4lb C: 17st7.5lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 39.6 Loss: 3st4.9lb(16.04%)
Well done! :) You blow your own trumpet as much as you like lol. This is definitely the place for it :D You've done really well, and I'm sure will have an amazing trip overseas :)

S: 16st5lb C: 13st1lb G: 11st7lb BMI: 27.8 Loss: 3st4lb(20.09%)
Or better still Cookeh, get Jayne to blow your trumpet.. She admitted she was full of wind!!!! pmsl x x


Silver Member
S: 28st11.4lb C: 26st8.6lb G: 16st0.9lb BMI: 47.8 Loss: 2st2.8lb(7.64%)
Well done cookeh keep up the good work, It won't be too much longer now :)
S: 19st7lb C: 19st0.5lb Loss: 0st6.5lb(2.38%)
Hiya Cookeh,

Wow your weight loss is fantastic!!!! I weigh more or less the same as when you started so you are really inspiring to me. Good Luck & Keep on with what your doing I know how you felt at the beginning of your journey & Id love to be where you are at the moment.

Kerry xxx


Never Ever Give Up!
S: 82kg C: 76.3kg G: 63kg BMI: 26.4 Loss: 5.7kg(6.97%)
Well done Cookeh, you' are doing fantastic with your weight loss so don't be sad for "only" losing 2lbs, next week it'll be more xxx
S: 20st8lb C: 12st11lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 29.8 Loss: 7st11lb(37.85%)
Hey cookeh, blow that trumpet louder, i want to be able to hear it over here in cork,, i am so happy for you girlie!!!
S: 15st0lb C: 12st11lb G: 10st8lb BMI: 28 Loss: 2st3lb(14.76%)
Wow! You really are an inspiration! I have a massive smile on my face since reading this post. You must be so proud of yourself because we all are x x


Full Member
S: 15st10lb C: 13st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 32.6 Loss: 2st2lb(13.64%)
Hi Cookeh
You've done fantastic. I read all your posts over Christmas and you kept me on the straight and narrow, even though I was on a kind of a refeed. It was your strength of will that I really admired particularly on Christmas day and I know you had 1 chocolate blip, but you managed to get straight back on the wagon and remain positive. I had a chocolate blow out that lasted for 3 days! But thanks to your and other people's posts, I 'm on day 3 again ( I know it's only day 3, but that's pretty significant for me, as I thought I had lost it completely).


Getting thinner everyday!
You've done fantastically and so deserve to feel proud of yourself.


Recovering Cookie Addict
S: 18st2lb C: 11st8lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.1 Loss: 6st8lb(36.22%)
Aww thank you so much for the really supportive comments, I was quite touched by their sincerity.

I'm struggling at the mo as my pharmacy are all out of Flapjacks and the be yu bars, as Yummy as they are, aren't big or satisfying enough so am very hungry. I researched some protein bars. Cals similar to Flapjacks, high protein and carb similar to the shakes. It's not ideal, I hate this, but I need my bar to eat, it gets me through the worst of the hunger so trying to make do til end of next week when the out of date Flapjacks get replaced with new ones. Yay! It'll be interesting to see my loss on Monday - a day late as driving to Scotland to visit my newly engaged niece for the weekend. She starts Exante on Sunday so hoping we'll keep each other on straight and narrow when the kids are stuffing their faces lol

If I can be ultra good Mebbe ill be rewarded with a tad extra loss Monday and clinch the 6 stone off! I've had a week from hell, that'd cheer me up no end hehe xx
Well done cookeh you are amazing huni!! It must have been so hard to keep strong with no support around you (except minimins) of course. It just proves also having a goal to work towards really does help, knowing that you had a trip booked has obviously really kept you focused. I hope you have a fantastic time I think I will book a trip too! :)

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