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What to do???

S: 11st2lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.7 Loss: 0st4lb(2.56%)
I have been on SW doing it from home since January, i know what to do and how to lose the weight and at one point i had lost 1 stone.

However at the moment i just cannot do a full week of sticking to plan, in the week i am brilliant as soon as the weekend comes i am rubbish and blow all my hard work.

I know there is only 13 weeks to Christmas and i really want to lose a stone, any inspiration or help would be great. I want to do this, but i cant seem to stick to it and also i know i need to exercise but i cant get seem to make myself.

Please help x
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S: 18st6lb C: 15st7lb G: 11st0lb BMI: 35 Loss: 2st13lb(15.89%)
I struggle a bit with weekends too. Perhaps you could join us on the Sunday weigh-in thread. I think I am less likely to go mad on a Saturday if I am weighing on a Sunday.

And get one of Brittany's Christmas tree motivators! Can you visualise what you will be doing at Christmas time? What will you be wearing and how gorgeous will you look?
S: 11st2lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.7 Loss: 0st4lb(2.56%)
Thanks weighing in on a Sunday does sound a good idea, at present i weigh in on a Saturday and then normally feel terrible so eat rubbish and drink lots, if i dont weigh till Sunday maybe that will stop me doing this. Good Idea.

With regards to where i want to be, i know exactly we have a christmas party with work planned for the day before xmas eve and i want to be able to get in a slinky 14 and be 10 stone. I will focus on this more, and print the christmas tree off for my fridge.

Thanks hopefully this will help
S: 9st11lb C: 8st9lb G: 8st9lb BMI: 22.1 Loss: 1st2lb(11.68%)
Have you tried having your syns on a weekly basis, that way you can have lots of nice synful treats at the weekend & still stay within plan?

MiL comes round on a Saturday night with wine & chocs & last night wasn't too bad I only had 45syns:rolleyes: but it still leaves me with enough for a small glass of wine in the eves before my next WI.
S: 10st10lb C: 10st2lb G: 9st0lb BMI: 26.8 Loss: 0st8lb(5.33%)
Keep a very truthful food diary on here and if you mess up, someone will be watching. So you won't want to mess up again!

Is there any way you could join a group, just for that extra bit of motivation? You could buy a countdown and hope it helps, maybe a real support group would make you want to stick to plan. I'm finding it hard sticking for seven days aswell, wanting to change groups but I don't think there are any other convenient ones... If you can go to one, I would say you should, it will probably help xxx
S: 14st11.5lb C: 13st0lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 32.2 Loss: 1st11.5lb(12.29%)
Hi teresa- I've been a bit stuck recently too- don't seem to be able to go 2 weeks in a row being 'good' and have lost and gained teh same 3.5Ib for about 2 months now. Starting to get very frustrated with myself :p Anyhoos, I'm just trying to take it one day at a time, but I have been trying to have syns over a week then if I do go over 15 I can make up for it by having less another.. so far so good. Good luck for rest of week :)


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S: 11st8lb C: 10st8.5lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 21.3 Loss: 0st13.5lb(8.33%)
Try planning your meals for the week, breakfast, lunch, dinner and pudding. Get creative with meal ideas so you don't get bored. This is what i have pinned up on the kitchen cupboard every week,http://www.minimins.com/slimming-world/165322-weekly-meal-ideas.html#post2768594 and then just have to follow it. I try to make sure we dont have the same evening meal 2 weeks running and get searching the cookbooks and internet for meal ideas that can be SW adapted.
I dont really have a weekend as such as i work on saturdays. So for me everyday is the same from a food point of view.

The weekly syns will work better if you feel that the weekends mean you use more syns then.

You can do it :)
S: 11st2lb C: 10st12lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 29.7 Loss: 0st4lb(2.56%)
Some great ideas, thank you all. I am now planning weeks menu so hopefully that will help and the syns i am going to count down so fingers crossed.

However if this doesnt work maybe a class again. The reason i stopped going was i didnt feel the one i was attending was very good at motivating me and the consultant would just talk about how much everyone had lost rather than giving ideas and talking to individuals so i found it a waste of money. Maybe i should give it a shot again.
I can struggle on weekends but what I try to do is make my food a little more "special" so we'll have a lovely piece of steak with a peppercorn sauce and I'll make SW chips and do some frylighted onions, or I'll do curry night - make a great SW curry with some fragrant rice and some bombay potatoes. Served with a mini naan and a couple of poppadoms for 10 syns total and it feels so indulgent.

I use my syns daily so if we have the steak and chips then I'll have a bag of maltesers later on, or I'll save an A and B choice and have cheese and ryvita.

Make your food exciting and you shouldn't struggle on a weekend.

Going to group is very motivational for me but once out of the door the consultant and group isn't there, so it's down to us to keep that motivation going.

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