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    • kathrynha
    • By kathrynha 4th Sep 17, 8:16 AM
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    Get Spooking & Slimming for Halloween - Slimming World support thread 2017
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    • 4th Sep 17, 8:16 AM
    Get Spooking & Slimming for Halloween - Slimming World support thread 2017 4th Sep 17 at 8:16 AM
    Shiny new thread, with all the info carried over as follows:-

    Slimming World and Food Optimising is a plan for life, it's not a quick fix and you should look at weight losses over a period of time. There are no prizes for speed of weight loss.

    You need to commit to making changes to the food that you buy and how you cook it, because what you've been doing in the past hasn't got you to where you want to be.

    You can't use parts of the plan that suit you and forget the rest.

    If you are not prepared to make a commitment to change the behaviour that has got you into your current situation then nothing is going to change, and above all things, you need to be honest and accountable for every single mouthful of food that passes your lips.

    You need to care enough to take time out to pre-plan your slimming campaign. Look again at the menu plans and see the variety and volume of food you can eat. All you have to lose is the weight.

    Slimming World has been successfully helping people lose weight for over forty years, so trust them and read your Food Optimising books again and again.

    Food Optimising is easy but life isn't. Losing weight is a battle but you have the battle plan in your food optimising book, your secret weapon is free food, and that, together with your healthy extras and syns add up to a healthy way of eating that can (and should) be a life plan. Success is there waiting for you………go for it!

    If you fancy having a go at EE, here are the official 'rules' to ensure that you not only lose weight regularly but get all the nutrition your body needs to function well:-

    Extra Easy:

    1: Choose your Free Food

    Most of the food you eat should come from the free foods list – so that’s pasta, rice, potatoes, lean meat, poultry, fish, fruit and vegetables.

    And for super-fast, super healthy results, fill one third of your plate with Speed Foods!

    2: Choose your Healthy Extras

    Each day select one Healthy Extra ‘a’ choice and one Healthy Extra ‘b’ choice from our simplified list of calcium and fibre-filled foods, including milk, cheese, bread, nuts and cereal.

    3: Enjoy 5-15 Syns each day

    -------------------------------------------------------------

    If you find your weight loss has slowed down or stopped, check:-

    1. Whether everything you're counting as Free, is Free

    2. Whether you're under-estimating Syn values (over-estimate if guessing)

    3. Whether you're counting everything that should be counted

    4. Whether you're measuring everything that should be measured

    5. Whether you're sabotaging your success in any other way (using SAS logs will help uncover individual long-term self-sabotage patterns) and, if none of these is the culprit, either...........

    A: increase the proportion of Speed Foods to half of your plate
    B: switch to more Speed Foods

    or

    C: try Extra Easy SP - details are on this link - https://www.minimins.com/threads/extra-easy-sp-plan.348340/

    And above all, if you follow the plan, any plan, 100% you will lose weight!


    Remember we are all here to support each other, and to have fun, and to share in any little disappointments.

    Link to the List of Healthy Extras as at April 14

    http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/...postcount=4853

    List of Speed foods here - Fruits & Vegetables

    We have a Facebook group open to anyone joining us on this thread; to join please mention it in your post or drop Lushlifesaver a PM and an existing member can send you an invite
    Weight loss start date: 3rd January 2017
    Weight loss total: 56 lb
    Last updated: 11th December 2017
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    • Mrs_Ryan
    • By Mrs_Ryan 2nd Oct 17, 4:05 PM
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    I had a loss

    Not much of a loss but hell it was a loss!

    1/2 off but i’ll take that gladly! However the lovely food is catching up with me and my IBS is going crazy don’t know why it couldn’t have done so before WI this morning
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    Will always miss you Elle and will never forget you, brightest star in the sky 😢
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 5:28 PM
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    Evening all
    Well done Mrs Ryan a loss is a loss
    Always the way after WI
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • maman
    • By maman 2nd Oct 17, 6:23 PM
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    maman
    In the end I had a bowl of raspberries, strawberries and yogurt for my lunch.

    Just made up some turkey rissoles to cook in the oven alongside our dinner. They're moreish so will probably snack on them later.

    MrsR . It's always good to see the scales going in the right direction.
    • esmy
    • By esmy 2nd Oct 17, 7:01 PM
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    Bubbs I know what haslet is and I like it! It was one of our staples in sandwiches when I was a kid. I'll have a go at your recipe sometime - do you use dried sage or fresh??
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 7:05 PM
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    bubbs
    Bubbs I know what haslet is and I like it! It was one of our staples in sandwiches when I was a kid. I'll have a go at your recipe sometime - do you use dried sage or fresh??
    Originally posted by esmy
    glad someone does are you from Norfolk?
    I used dried this time, last time i used fresh but wasnt enough
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 7:06 PM
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    bubbs


    My tea wind will be getting up
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 2nd Oct 17, 7:26 PM
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    Sunshinemummy


    My tea wind will be getting up
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Flip, that looks gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous! x

    Todays meals

    Breakfast - ham, tomato, apple
    snack - banana
    Lunch - Jacket pot, beans, salad
    Snack - apple
    tea - boiled potato, egg, chicken, salad, peas.

    Back on plan.

    I am going to start formulating a list of food I like that is Syn and start cooking food from recipes!
    Accumulative cost of having adult child in 2017.
    January - One day off work for OH to take him to an exam as car broken - 40 mile round journey. Different car £450.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 7:31 PM
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    bubbs
    Flip, that looks gorgeous, absolutely gorgeous! x

    Todays meals

    Breakfast - ham, tomato, apple
    snack - banana
    Lunch - Jacket pot, beans, salad
    Snack - apple
    tea - boiled potato, egg, chicken, salad, peas.

    Back on plan.

    I am going to start formulating a list of food I like that is Syn and start cooking food from recipes!
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Thanks it was, home made burger with 5% beef, hubby had 2 and beans but 4 times as many chips not salad, i cant have beans
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • maman
    • By maman 2nd Oct 17, 7:33 PM
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    maman
    Not many chips bubbs !
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 7:40 PM
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    bubbs
    Not many chips bubbs !
    Originally posted by maman
    I only had about 10/12 and you know what they were bloody lovely
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • dawyldthing
    • By dawyldthing 2nd Oct 17, 8:16 PM
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    dawyldthing
    I am sat eating a bag of popcorn albeit Metcalfe's skinny popcorn.... no idea what the syns are.... but tomorrow is a new day!

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Can't beat some popcorn
    My targets to end 2018:
    1) To get down to 11 stone 7lbs then treat to a safari. At start 17 stone 7 lbs *50lbs lost* *34lbs to go*
    Started SW16st13lbs 11/7/17 - 22 weeks in -42lbs
    -> target 12/12 to 12/6 *** 0lb lost in 0 weeks ***
    2) to find new challenges
    • TakeItEazy
    • By TakeItEazy 2nd Oct 17, 9:09 PM
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    TakeItEazy
    My hubby loves it and he is from Nofolk
    Originally posted by bubbs
    I’ve heard of haslet and I’m from Norfolk but was Yorkshire hubby that introduced it to me. Can take it or leave it really
    Its not what you do but the way that you do it, thats what get results
    Keep the Faith All

    Heartbroken 12.12.13
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 2nd Oct 17, 9:32 PM
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    bubbs
    I’ve heard of haslet and I’m from Norfolk but was Yorkshire hubby that introduced it to me. Can take it or leave it really
    Originally posted by TakeItEazy
    My hubby is from Upwell, think the butchers that sold a really lovely one was in Outwell, hes playing rolly head (asleep) at the moment so cant ask him
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :-4 stone 7lb week 38
    • shiprob195
    • By shiprob195 2nd Oct 17, 9:48 PM
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    shiprob195
    Not really sure what happened this week.... but I've just weighed in with a massive 3lb loss. Total loss 5 St 8 lbs
    I'm now half a pound under the minimum threshold.
    I've come straight home from group and eaten all the chocolate in the house
    Slimming world new starter 2/1/17
    Weight loss so far 5 stone 8 lbs

    Loss needed to get to target NONE!!! TARGET MEMBER
    41 weeks in to my weightloss journey
    • greentiger
    • By greentiger 2nd Oct 17, 10:06 PM
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    Congrats on losses, Mrs_R and shiprob (wow!).

    Well, I am astonished to say I lost 2.2lbs! Must have been that moan! Just need to keep it going now.
    Stashbusting 177/200
    17 in 17 Challenge 17/17
    Reading Challenge 23/40
    Film Challenge 36/52
    • maman
    • By maman 2nd Oct 17, 10:13 PM
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    maman
    Those are good losses shiprob and greentiger . Well done!

    I carried on losing when I got to targetshiprob . How are you going about maintaining?
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 2nd Oct 17, 10:16 PM
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    Sunshinemummy
    Not really sure what happened this week.... but I've just weighed in with a massive 3lb loss. Total loss 5 St 8 lbs
    I'm now half a pound under the minimum threshold.
    I've come straight home from group and eaten all the chocolate in the house
    Originally posted by shipr!!!95
    Congrats on losses, Mrs_R and shiprob (wow!).

    Well, I am astonished to say I lost 2.2lbs! Must have been that moan! Just need to keep it going now.
    Originally posted by greentiger
    Well done ladies, both your losses are fabulous. shiprob...... step away from the chocolate....
    Accumulative cost of having adult child in 2017.
    January - One day off work for OH to take him to an exam as car broken - 40 mile round journey. Different car £450.
    • gettingtheresometime
    • By gettingtheresometime 2nd Oct 17, 10:59 PM
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    gettingtheresometime
    Well done Shiprob & greentiger !

    Still struggling in the new world order that is the house with out Son. I'm not pining (honest) it's just that we've always had a meal after walking the dog, which admittedly was too late really, & now we're literally grabbing a sandwich.

    I did batch cook a chilli tonight though so will stick that in the freezer for the future.

    Hubby's out tomorrow night so will have a defrosted chilli pasta bake (hopefully it's still edible lol).
    Lloyds OD / Natwest OD / PO CC / Wescott / Argos Card cleared thanks to the 1 debt v 100 day challenge


    Next on the list - JD Williams
    • esmy
    • By esmy 3rd Oct 17, 12:07 AM
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    esmy
    glad someone does are you from Norfolk?
    I used dried this time, last time i used fresh but wasnt enough
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Yorkshire born and bred - yes, another one on this thread!
    • shiprob195
    • By shiprob195 3rd Oct 17, 7:01 AM
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    shiprob195
    Those are good losses shiprob and greentiger . Well done!

    I carried on losing when I got to targetshiprob . How are you going about maintaining?
    Originally posted by maman
    My consultant has suggested having 2 HexB choices daily to maintain my weight.... last night was all about the chocolate
    Slimming world new starter 2/1/17
    Weight loss so far 5 stone 8 lbs

    Loss needed to get to target NONE!!! TARGET MEMBER
    41 weeks in to my weightloss journey
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