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    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 31st Dec 18, 8:18 AM
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    Slimming through the Winter - Slimming World support thread 2019
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    • 31st Dec 18, 8:18 AM
    Slimming through the Winter - Slimming World support thread 2019 31st Dec 18 at 8:18 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 choice and one Healthy Extra 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/showpost.php?p=66049704&postcount=4853

    List of Speed foods here - Fruits & Vegetables
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
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    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 19th Feb 19, 10:56 AM
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    Congratulations TTD on your new shiny. Hope the migraine clears up soon. I'm suffering with a cold, earache and chest infection but managed to get an appointment this afternoon to see the Dr as need some antibiotics for my chest before it gets any worse as off to France for a couple of weeks next Tuesday!

    Today's plan:

    B - beans & tomatoes on toast
    L - HM carrot & coriander soup
    D - Fakeaway KFC, corn on the cob & chips; will follow with some fruit as no Speed with dinner!

    HEA1 - milk
    HEA2 - probably nothing
    HEB - toast
    Syns - 1 slice of WM bread (made into crumbs) 3

    Denise
    • Lioness Twinkletoes
    • By Lioness Twinkletoes 19th Feb 19, 11:10 AM
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    Lioness Twinkletoes
    Morning all

    Well done TTD! Love a shiny; good luck at the hospital.

    Day off to get my hair seen to. Will avoid the delicious pastry shops!

    B - Banana followed by two poached eggs on a wholemeal thin (B) and half a tin of cherry toms
    L - No idea. Might pick up a soup in Waitrose.
    D - Omelette and salad.

    Snack - Fruit salad with full fat greek yog (100g) for 3 syns

    Milk is my A choice in coffee.
    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 19th Feb 19, 11:34 AM
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    Chrisv
    Chris


    Thanks for updating the chart but mine is incorrect - it should say -1/2 last week and -1 this week so overall total of 8lb for the challenge. It's showing on the chart as a gain for this week instead of a loss.
    Thanks
    Originally posted by got2dothisnow
    Oops Thanks for letting me know I'll correct it now (hopefully )
    Last edited by Chrisv; Today at 4:21 PM.
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 19th Feb 19, 11:52 AM
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    Chrisv
    Here is last weeks chart - Please let me know if there are any errors/omissions



    Well done sarymclary and Vixstar on SOTW

    *SOTW is the person who lost most this week who also lost or maintained last week.
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
    • joedenise
    • By joedenise 19th Feb 19, 12:06 PM
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    joedenise
    Well done sarymclary & Vixstar on being our joint SOTW. Thanks chrisv as always for the chart.

    Denise
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 19th Feb 19, 3:48 PM
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    beanielou
    2lb off, got my shiny sticker and certificate of 1/2 stone loss. Beaming to say the least. Wife lost 1 1/2 too. Didnt update last night came down with migrain that still reeling from. Got hospital today too, not looking forward to fluorescent lighting in my eye with this migrain.
    Originally posted by TheTalkingDead
    Well done
    Hope hospital goes well.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 19th Feb 19, 3:49 PM
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    beanielou
    Well done sarymclary & Vixstar on being our joint SOTW. Thanks chrisv as always for the chart.

    Denise
    Originally posted by joedenise
    FRom me too
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger. ***Be the difference.***
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