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# 11741
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Old 09-03-2014, 12:05 AM
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1lb loss for me this week, thanks knit witch. I have not been good today, had 2 small chocolate snacks ( 2 finger kit Kat and similar ) and rib eye steak for tea with hm wedges. I didn't realise it was so high in calories, nearly 600 just for the steak. We don't have it often though. I will need to be good tomorrow.
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Old 09-03-2014, 7:54 AM
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Sorry to be late on parade I have lost 1lb this week which I am happy with
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Old 09-03-2014, 8:08 AM
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Had a munchie day yesterday!

B - 2 crispbreads
L - Cinnamon Bagel
T - Breaded chicken breast, chips (12), onion rings (3)

S - 165g bag Peanut M&M's, 2 bottles Coors Lager, 2 spoonfuls peanut butter straight from the jar

Not sure what was going on but had a tough week at work so think it was just my way of letting off steam, but so glad I only had one bag of sweets in the house or the damage could have been a lot worse.

Hoping today will be easier, calling into mums before going shopping so she'll probably have a bacon sandwich waiting for me. Shopping is for fresh stuff so tea will probably be salad or veg combo.

Hope you all have a good food day
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Old 09-03-2014, 9:53 AM
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(Super-calorific, did I just make up that word? Reminds me of Mary Poppins lol)
It reminded me of Mary Poppins too

If...no, when...I get to target I'm going to struggle with maintaining I think. According to the experts I could eat what I ate yesterday every day and my weight would stay the same, I highly doubt it myself (pizza and chips every day?)...will be a lot of trial and error involved...but worth it of course
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Old 09-03-2014, 11:09 AM
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ellie sorry to hear your dad was unwell, hope he gets a bit better quickly! No one would blame you for having a quick on-the-go dinner after that, I'm sure the stress will have burned all the extra calories.

I am visiting family this weekend, met up with my OH yesterday, and it was not a good day for my waistline.

breakfast: sausage sarnie
Lunch: shared a portion of chilli nachos for lunch with berry smoothie
Snack: Made OH stick to a medium popcorn at the cinema (just because it's ONLY 50p more to go large doesn't mean we have to)
Dinner: mince pie supper (scotch pie and chips) sat on a freezing cold bench (OH does not let you eat in the car)
Snack: fudge

I don't see a single vegetable on that list, which is awful! But although this looks like an awful food combination, the little things, like a medium popcorn, only drinking water at the cinema, sharing our nacho lunch, they are an improvement! I am off to dinner tonight, and will need to grab lunch on the go tomorrow, but will try to work a bit of greenery in there.
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Old 09-03-2014, 4:17 PM
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Hi, although I haven't been posting I have been reading along and still watching what I eat and I am still sts. Obviously I'd ideally like to lose some but sts is OK.

I still really miss chocolate and I don't think I'll ever be able to control myself around it. A few days ago I saw an advert on television for Cadburys Dairy Milk which was always my favourite and said how much I'd like some. DH said "but you don't eat chocolate". My reply was that it didn't mean I didn't want to. He doesn't understand at all. He is someone who can eat one or two squares of chocolate. I have to have the whole bar and if it's a multipack then I have to have all the bars. Immediately. I wish I could control myself and enjoy a little bit but I have tried and proved I can't do it

I really miss it.
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Old 09-03-2014, 5:01 PM
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Hi all

Ive been really busy this weekend so only just had chance to pop in!

Well ive walked loads this weekend- thurs night, fri night, loads yesterday plus about 1 hour today thats the good news this is the bad news...............

Yesterday
B: 1 sausage, 2 bacon grilled, 1 fried egg, 2 white bread
L: Jacket tata chesse and coleslaw (out to luch with a friend
S: bag of jelly sweets, 1 1/2 hot cross buns
T: (on way home from pub) massive naan bread with chicken tikka, salad and loads mayo
In the pub: 2 halves larger, 3 barcardi and diet cokes, 1 pkt nuts

This was on top of being good Friday until after my tea when I had nuts, mint aero, toast and two cans of beer

Not sure whats the matter with me its like im trying to make myself fail

Today:

B: 2 sauasge, 1 bacon grilled, 1 poached eggs, 2 white bread
S: 2 boiled sweets
L: cheese toastie- on thin wholemeal bread, spoon of coleslaw, small chocolate biscuit bar
T: just about to go round MIL so cooked dinner plus pudding

Am really really fed up with myself!!
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Old 09-03-2014, 8:23 PM
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Each day is a new start savesummore xx

Today:
Brunch: Went out early to a carboot sale with mum and aunt. Bought nothing as nothing worth buying. But my aunt bought me sausage and egg on toast at the end.... and I ate it. (felt guilty but it was a nice treat)
D: Baked potato, beans, little bit grated cheese, salad.
S: A mini egg, the bottom half of a cupcake (DS1 eats top down- loves the icing) grapes, pear.
Going to have a pack of Quavers if we have any.

Exercise: walk round carboot, gardening, housework, toddler play.
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Old 09-03-2014, 9:39 PM
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B - F&F, prunes, ff Greek yogurt
D - jnr roast beef, potatoes, peas, carrots. Scoop ice cream with choc sauce
T - 2 finger rolls, 1 x rf cheese & pickle, 1 x banana
S - 1 choc digestive, melon
E - 5x6 mins treadmill @ 2.5mph/incline
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Old 10-03-2014, 9:26 AM
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Groan, so that's another disasterous weekend over

2 days eating around maintenance calories, and I appear to have put on 2 lbs this morning!
I'm going to take fluffysox's advice of "each day is a new start"...again

Didn't manage a walk yesterday, had family here all day (until 11.30 pm ), I'm tired after a few days with not enough sleep.
Will definitely get out today though, the sun is shining! I'd forgotten what the sun looked like, it's been so long :-)
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Old 10-03-2014, 10:27 AM
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Hi
-3 for me this week, had a busy weekend so i'm a bit late in posting
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Old 10-03-2014, 11:58 AM
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Morniiiing!!!

Nice weekend, people? Would like to report what I had in the past 3 days :

Friday:
B: 1 Coffee, porridge with SS milk and honey
L: 3 slices Large domino's Pizza (the quarter I didnt eat the other night! ) + apple + pear
D: went out and had a burger with chunky chips + 1 large wine (so much for those "2 sips" from bf's drink I was supposed to have, hey!!) + 2 ginger beers

Saturday:
B: 1 Coffee, porridge with SS milk and honey
L: 1 cracker with butter and creamy blue cheese + 2 carrots + 2 celery sticks (is that lunch?!?!)
D: Roast chicken + roast potatoes + steamed carrots and broccoli

Sunday:
B: 1 Coffee, porridge with SS milk and honey
L: 2 eggs on toast
D: was meant to have soup but ended up at in-laws who warmed up a beef casserole and bolognese sauce and did some rice. Had a small amount of all 3 + 1 orange + 1 nectarine + 1 pear

Going to look for some info about doing planks without a real (or a long) warm up. I exercise 3 times a week as average, but I would like to do the plank challenge everyday without the need to sweat excessively or spend 50 to 60 mins doing exercise. This looks like a really stupid idea, but I will make a search and see whether it is very harmful or not.

Update of 13.15h: Had a look. I guess I should/could do a bit of warm up. Even for just 4-5 mins..


Later!
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Old 10-03-2014, 1:32 PM
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Hi everyone

Right new week new start!!!! Lets get some pounds moving!!!

Today:
B: 30g branflakes, chopped strawberries, small handful blue berries, 3 spoons greek yog
S: Banana, 3 brazil nuts
L: HM cheese (small amount) & coleslaw salad with 2 oatcakes (small biscuit type things- dry but filling ) 2 x satsumas
S: Apple, 1 sherbet sweet
T: HM hairy bikers beef & ale casserole, mash and Veg

IF im peckish later i think im going to have small bowl tinned peaches

Am going to try very hard this week to cut the bread & sugar
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Old 10-03-2014, 3:26 PM
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Feeling a bit rough today (tired and have a cold). Two year old is a childminders' for the day so I only have the baby. Still in my pjs, eating and resting. Will confess my sins later but won't beat myself up about it.

Read this quote earlier:
"Optimist: Someone who figures that taking a step backward after taking a step forward is not a disaster, its cha-cha." Robert Brault.

Will step forwards again tomorrow ;-)
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Old 10-03-2014, 4:15 PM
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hi Knitwitch
completely missed the weigh in at the weekend ( nothing to do with a sneaky fish and chips - honset) anyway put me down for a 1lb & 1/4 loss - which takes me over !!!!
yay !!!!!!
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I still really miss chocolate and I don't think I'll ever be able to control myself around it. A few days ago I saw an advert on television for Cadburys Dairy Milk which was always my favourite and said how much I'd like some. DH said "but you don't eat chocolate". My reply was that it didn't mean I didn't want to. He doesn't understand at all. He is someone who can eat one or two squares of chocolate. I have to have the whole bar and if it's a multipack then I have to have all the bars. Immediately. I wish I could control myself and enjoy a little bit but I have tried and proved I can't do it

I really miss it.
Would a freddo help pollybear? I used to buy freddo's and chomps quite a lot when I was doing SW - it's such a small bar, can't have a lot of calories in it. If you go to your nearest corner shop, and only take 15p with you to buy the one, that will make sure you don't have too many.

Met up with my sister today after her birthday last week. She wanted to do afternoon tea, and so that's what we did! I enjoyed the experience, but (without wanting to sound like a grump) I didn't like a lot of the things on the plate - either something I hate (eggs sandwich), or something I wouldn't normally bother with (scones). I ate what I didn't hate, but the rest feels like a lot of empty calories.
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Old 10-03-2014, 6:51 PM
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Sorry I wasn't around at the weekend, it was my birthday on Friday AND I had a friend staying - so no checking this thread until today

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Happy Birthday for last Friday Knit Witch

minicooper, I'll look for those bars and see if they have them in my local shop. As long as I only buy one at a time.....
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Happy (belated) Birthday Knitwitch

Well its not been a good day diet wise

B: Plum, weetabix, raisins, milk. 1 round multigrain toast with grated cheese.
L: 1/2 a 3 minute noodle, 1 round multigrain toast with Brussels pate.
D: Chicken tikka masala with coconut rice (made with 1/2 water, 1/2 coconut milk) Mum made it, rice tasted very creamy so probably fattening.
S: A strawberry cupcake (220 calories), an apple, a tangerine, a chocolate coin.

I am still craving chocolate, so will have a Cadbury's highlights hot choc.

I will do better!!!!!!
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Happy (late) Birthday Knitwitch

Fluffysox- It maybe an old wives tale but my OH mom always says- you should feed a cold

Just popping back into to say a book i read ages ago called 'Escape the diet trap' has a 12 minute workout in it that clams to be al you need in terms of exercise so (im sure you are all fed up of hearing this now) due to my lack of time im going to give it a go in a morning before work (not tomorrow as i already need to get up a half 6 and do the ironing!!) im sure im just alittle crazy

Ill let you all know if I manage to be the next Kate Moss on 12 mins a day

Oh still no progress on new part time job front it still seems very 'flat' out there jobs wise so ill struggle on for now and keep looking
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