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Weigh in Week 3


Gold Member
S: 16st11.0lb C: 15st10.0lb G: 13st7.0lb BMI: 37.8 Loss: 1st1lb(6.38%)
I lost another 2 pounds this week.

There's a bit of me that wants to be disappointed with that (if I was doing WW I'd be thrilled, right? :))

So I'm going to put it in more positive terms...

I've lost 18 pounds in 3 weeks! :bliss:

Woo hoo!

(I think it's working...)

I haven't cheated once. Not once. I haven't even tasted anything other than my shakes, soups and meal bars.

I guess I was hoping it'd be more because I've been a bit down this last few days. I've got a huge exam coming up and let's just say revision isn't going well. Usually I'd reward myself for studying with a bucket of Maltesers or something :rolleyes:

I'm finding it hard to keep myself going. Can't have a bubble bath with aromatherapy oils every 2 hours now, can I? Any ideas how I can reward myself for sticking at the revision?

Help! I'm determined not to use food!
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S: 13st2lb C: 13st2lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 30.6 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)
Hi Lily
18lbs in 3 weeks! That's fantastic - I won't get anywhere near that. First weigh in tomorrow.

Sorry can't think of anything to help you through the exams. I survived on milk and chocolate biscuits when I was doing them (many many years ago). How about concentrating on what you will do with the qualification you will be getting? What are you studying, by the way?
S: 16st4lb C: 16st4lb G: 12st4lb BMI: 36.8 Loss: 0st0lb(0%)

Hi Lily,
Thats a fantastic weight loss, well done. Keep up the good work:)
S: 14st1lb C: 8st10lb BMI: 23 Loss: 5st5lb(38.07%)
That's fabulous, well done!



is gonna shine in 2009
S: 19st2lb C: 13st7lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 31.4 Loss: 5st9lb(29.48%)
thats fab, week 3 is known for being a small loss

Lil K

Addicted to Minimins
S: 16st1lb C: 12st4lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 28.6 Loss: 3st11lb(23.56%)
Well done Lily - you're doing really well. A loss is a loss no matter what, and 18lb in 3 weeks is well impressive!! Like you said you'd have been happy with that loss on WW.

Good luck with week 4, then remember is AAMW - I can't believe I'm getting so excited about the tiniest of meals, but I am - crazy eh? :D
Well done Lily, you are doing great!

I use baths as my treat too, but no I don't have one every 2 hours, maybe I should to stop me being tempted to eat :rolleyes:

I buy a good magazine and then have a soak in the bath while I read it with lots of smellies like Bathbombs or Bath Melts from Lush.
S: 11st7lb C: 11st3lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 25.3 Loss: 0st4lb(2.48%)
Congratulations, your success is well deserved :D


Gold Member
S: 16st11.0lb C: 15st10.0lb G: 13st7.0lb BMI: 37.8 Loss: 1st1lb(6.38%)
If I tell you what I'm studying for, you'll all stop speaking to me. Let's just say I'm a civil servant... :)

The truly irritating thing about this exam is that it doesn't really get me a qualification in the outside world. For the folks that come after me, there will be some kind of qualification. That's the story of my life, really :). My reward for passing is to get through another module full followed by yet another exam in May. There are times (especially right now!) when I really wonder what the hell I'm doing, LOL. I'll be 38 in December. As Mel Gibson says in 'Lethal Weapon', I'm getting too old for this sh*t...

Anyways, in case none of you do speak to me again, thank you for all your replies. They really cheered me up!
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Lil K

Addicted to Minimins
S: 16st1lb C: 12st4lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 28.6 Loss: 3st11lb(23.56%)
I'll speak to you Lily - I too am a civil servant, with a not so popular job, who has to take exams that are worth diddly squat in the real world - so I know exactly where you're coming from :D

Hope the revision is going well x

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