MRSMCAWBER wrote: »
Hi KITTY :T on the weight loss...
Im affraid im the opposite side of the coin to Victory .... i spent years WWing and have done all the others plus slimfast, lipo trim etc and went up n down like a wh*res drawers:rolleyes: -excuse the saying
This time around i finally realised i needed to find a way i can eat for the rest of my life... so i have dumped most low fat, low sugar, diet products
I have butter, full fat mayo, yogurts, milk etc, i do cook from scratch -but always have really.. at first it was quite scary as i was so conditioned to having low fat products i did expect to balloon even more.. but it hasn't happened... in fact i have lost every week -even whilst back home for xmas:p
The way im eating now is so liberating as im not constantly thinking ooh can i have? or if we are going out im not panicing about how many points etc i have left to use..
Over on the OS weightloss thread quite a few of us have gone back to "normal" foods and are finding it works.. i really do believe that all the synthetic stuff messes up your system and makes you crave more... well mine seems to... I get no cravings for junk at all not even when its TTOTM-which is a miracle
I started in August and had no chocolate until xmas day -at my mums..but didn't enjoy it and have had none since -the smell of it makes me feel sick (although i did have the paul mckenna CD for a few weeks..so i think that might have done that he tells you to link your fave food to something you can't stand so i thought of choccy and remembered the taste of whiebait...the devils food:o and now if hubby has choc in the car i have to have the windows open :j )
The basics i try and stick to are
I eat what i want when i want..so if i want cereal for lunch i will and if im hungry for lunch at 10.30 i will have it then -spent years think ooohhh dinner time -must eat :rolleyes:
I put out a sensible portion and tell myself that if im still hungry 30 mins after eating i can have something else -and it has never happened.. i have always had a hard time leaving anything on my plate
I have no good/bad foods.. so find that i naturally choose the healthier options -but if i want something like say an ice cream ..i enjoy it and then im done..no feeling like i have blown it so may as well eat more... in fact hubby has ice cream i pinch 1tsp and im satisfied :eek: ..and i used to adore ice cream-of any kind
EKKKK sorry..better stop rambling... but i would suggest visiting us on the thread... its a really lovely group -if a little crazy at times.. everyone is so helpfull and always swapping hint n recipes.. and most importantly there is always someone there to cheer you along when things are going well and to pick you up when they aren't . Keep on going you are doing great.. there is no dealine is there? and every little bit off is taking us in the right direction :T
i will go away now and be quiet
galadriel wrote: »
This thread just races, when I go back to work on Monday I will never be able to keep up with it Have had five non spending days in a row as I can't be bothered to make the effort to get smartened up to go out. Have had a lovely time slobbing about, walking the dog, doing a little baking and NO housework. The weather has brightened up so managed to mow the lawn and do a bit of tidying in the garden. Things will change tomorrow as we have run out of fruit and veg so may venture to Morrisons as my lovely mum has saved all the Sun vouchers for me. Will have to take a calculator as I don't want to spend much more than the £30.
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