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    • zippychick
    • By zippychick 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
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    zippychick
    Weight Loss the Old Style Way! Part 10. Please read posts 1 and 2 before posting.
    • #1
    • 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
    Weight Loss the Old Style Way! Part 10. Please read posts 1 and 2 before posting. 13th Oct 14 at 12:54 PM
    Hi, i've done the best I can to piece the weightloss information together - I hope it's okay for you all

    As some of you know there's been some discussion lately on how to accommodate weight loss diets on the board. It was decided that the daily isn't the place for campaigns of any sort and that there was a very good weight loss thread on the I wanna board which would offer excellent support to anyone wishing to join.

    The board guides have talked about this and we'd like to accommodate a weight loss campaign the OLD STYLE way here. However, in order for it to fit with the board, it should be about scratch cooking and healthy eating, NOT about where to get low calorie/fat ready meals cheaply or fad diets.

    So, here it is. The Lose Weight the Old Style Way thread. This thread is for support in losing weight but in order to keep it true to the board - which is about money saving the old style way, there are going to be some posting guidelines.


    Important. Please read:

    The thread should be about healthy, Old Style eating. That means recipes and meal plans, support and encouragement and healthy eating. What shouldn't be accomodated here is if the thread goes off topic and covers ready meals, fad diets and weight loss clubs. There is a good thread that covers all that on the 'I wanna' board. So if the thread becomes an extention of that, we will have to close it and ask people to join in there instead.


    Enjoy, and good luck (nb - we run 4 challenges a year, generally either 12 or 13 weeks, with a fortnight off at the end of December , so they run Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep and Oct-Dec.)
    Here are links to most of the historical threads

    Part 9 auto deleted as explained here .

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    Part 4

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    Last edited by zippychick; 19-07-2017 at 1:58 PM.
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    • Frith
    • By Frith 8th Jan 18, 7:11 PM
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    Frith
    B - granola and yoghurt

    L - chicken and salad roll

    T - aubergine curry
    Odd fact: the inventor of nominative determinism was called Trevor Nominative - Determinism. :-)
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 8th Jan 18, 7:18 PM
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    • dolly84
    • By dolly84 9th Jan 18, 8:58 AM
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    MallyGirl - there's always something isn't there? Hope it is all fixable.

    Not a bad start for me yesterday, went running after tea and didn't eat anything after that just had a drink of water.
    Total Debt 01/14 £13043.00, now £0 debt free date Dec 2016, actually July 2016.
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 9th Jan 18, 2:39 PM
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    Afternoon All

    WI today as I started the challenge early on 2nd Jan. I am happy to report that 3lbs of what I put on over Christmas have now gone again

    B: lo carb granola, berries and skim
    L: homemade butternut squash soup from freezer
    D: leftover roast beef somehow - probably a pilaff

    No dog walk this morning as they had to spend the day at kennels while all our radiators were being powerflushed. They might get a walk later when I get them back.
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 9th Jan 18, 2:41 PM
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    MallyGirl - there's always something isn't there? Hope it is all fixable.
    Originally posted by dolly84
    all fixable or bearable. I just seem to be crumbling a bit round the edges as I get older. On the other hand I am walking every day and horse riding once a week and a New Year's gathering showed me that I am by far the most active of my friends.
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 9th Jan 18, 2:51 PM
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    • Moneyx3
    • By Moneyx3 9th Jan 18, 4:49 PM
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    Yes please Knit Witch. My target is to lose 50lbs. Hope to do it by next Xmas. I'll weigh in on Mondays if that's OK.
    £1k emergency fund £30
    Weight loss challenge 3/12
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 9th Jan 18, 5:19 PM
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    Yes please Knit Witch. My target is to lose 50lbs. Hope to do it by next Xmas. I'll weigh in on Mondays if that's OK.
    Originally posted by Moneyx3
    In that case I just need to know how much you plan to lose in 12 weeks for this challenge
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    • CRANKY40
    • By CRANKY40 9th Jan 18, 5:20 PM
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    I know that the rest of you started on the 6th or before but I'm starting tomorrow as my sister is away until then and we plan to do this together. The other thing was that the HT and I had the cough virus/flu/whatever over Christmas and although I didn't buy many goodies to start with we didn't feel like eating much. My sister went away Friday so we sort of restarted our Christmas food wise and I made the HT and I some meals I wouldn't normally bother with and bought some other little extras.

    So.....tomorrow I will weigh myself and despite the gaping hole in my stupid looking leg I will try and lose some weight. Thanks for all the work you do here Knit Witch.
    • Frith
    • By Frith 9th Jan 18, 7:09 PM
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    B - porridge, blueberries and banana

    L - HM soup of many veg

    T - aubergine and spinach satay. One macaron.
    Odd fact: the inventor of nominative determinism was called Trevor Nominative - Determinism. :-)
    • SIRENS
    • By SIRENS 9th Jan 18, 9:00 PM
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    Well a surprising loss of for me -4lb
    I hadn't really started until yesterday but maybe being back at work last week helped me keep the snacking in check. I was naughty today as dh had made me a humongous jacket pot for tea filled with butter egg mayo and cheese it was delicious and I ate every bite, so no pud for me tonight ��
    Weight Loss Challenge 9/9lb

    'You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose' - Dr Suess
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 9th Jan 18, 9:36 PM
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    • lynnejk
    • By lynnejk 9th Jan 18, 11:37 PM
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    Evening all

    Hugs Mally - hope it's soon sorted

    Today

    B..........spicy porridge, teaspoon syrup and s cream

    L..........melted cheese on one wm toast. 2 x small conference pears

    D.........small, sliced cold chicken breast, large mixed salad and mashed spuds. banana with bio yoghurt

    Hope you all staying warm and dry
    Lx
    £10day.2014=3213...2015=3421...2016=3238...2017=2702..JAN=197.44/310
    GrocC.2014=2162...2015=2083...2016=218...2017=1996..JAN=85.56/200
    Bulk buy.......JAN=112.08
    GC.NSD..2015=216..2016=213..2017=229..JAN=9/15
    SPC130x61...2014=1178...2015=1287...2016=4616...2017=3843
    OS WL= -1/8 ......CC =00......Savings = £12,140
    • Moneyx3
    • By Moneyx3 10th Jan 18, 12:57 AM
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    Put me down for 12 lbs off in 12 weeks please.
    £1k emergency fund £30
    Weight loss challenge 3/12
    • dumpling
    • By dumpling 10th Jan 18, 7:32 AM
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    Hi everyone

    Jumped on the scales this morning and I am very pleased to report a 6lb loss. Hopefully this will kickstart me back to getting healthy. I have ordered some more shopping to come this morning as we are all ploughing through the fruit and veg which is a good thing but a tad expensive.

    I am making honey and garlic salmon for dinner tonight as I am trying to eat more fish as it is not one of my favourites...unless it is coated in batter and deep fried .

    Hope you all have a great day and make good choices xx
    Weight Loss Challenge - 6lbs/20lbs
    January Grocery Challenge - £270/£400
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 10th Jan 18, 10:00 AM
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    Morning All

    B: lo carb granola, berries and skim
    L: homemade kale & bacon soup from freezer
    D: steak burger or chicken drumsticks, salad. Trying to reduce the huge mountain of food in the freezer before buying any more.

    50 min dog walk
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 10th Jan 18, 4:07 PM
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    Knit Witch
    Put me down for 12 lbs off in 12 weeks please.
    Originally posted by Moneyx3
    Got that and happy losing!
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    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 10th Jan 18, 4:08 PM
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    • FurryBeastOz
    • By FurryBeastOz 10th Jan 18, 4:17 PM
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    I think I may have overdone it today

    Spin, Synergy, Yoga then PT. I don’t think there will be anywhere that doesn’t hurt tomorrow.

    Hopefully it will make up for a bad eating day yesterday.
    Goals - Weight loss 5/26lb at 15th Jan 18
    • TiredTrophy
    • By TiredTrophy 10th Jan 18, 6:53 PM
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    Bought new scales and they give such a different reading that I'm having my start weight from today.

    One of my tasks is accompanying my client for a short slow walk....
    I do not get the opportunity to exercise other than cleaning at the moment.
    Last edited by TiredTrophy; 10-01-2018 at 9:09 PM.
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