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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 7th Sep 19, 6:22 PM
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    beanielou
    Autumn Slimming World Support Thread 2019
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    • 7th Sep 19, 6:22 PM
    Autumn Slimming World Support Thread 2019 7th Sep 19 at 6:22 PM
    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
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14. MFW. 16 months to mortgage freedom.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~**
    **Weight loss 2 stone 11 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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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 30th Oct 19, 8:08 PM
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    Sunshinemummy
    I agree. Initially I didn't think I could cope with watching more than the first 15 mins with the awful Victoria lady, who simply wanted everyone to agree with her way of thinking. I'd love to see how well she is doing when she's Bab's age, and having health concerns due to her denial about weight. Oh and as for her statement that being overweight is a 'political movement', and denying that obesity and diabetes is connected. God give me strength, I think I would have been tempted to lump her one if I'd been another housemate.
    Originally posted by sarymclary
    They definitely chose a mixture of people to keep the debate going. I rather liked quite a few of them, but I felt sorry for the antagoner of the group (and to think people pay her to give advice). I was mindful that the program editors edit to make specific people appear as being extreme.... I have to admit I felt that she was slim so was not keen from the start

    I deserve a gold medal today, even if I say so myself.

    This morning I was not hungry as I had porridge late last night (due to work and granny duties), so I took my porridge to work and had this around 11 am. I had a meeting so was missing the big boss taking everyone out for lunch, but the meeting was cancelled so I went for a diet coke... everyone ordered fish and chips with all the sides... I explained I was not hungry and on a diet, the waiter suggested salmon salad to go... I sat with 19 other people stuffing their faces, and did not pinch one chip! I arrived home to find OH had baked a butternut squash with onion and mushroom inside (god knows why!) new pot, asparagus and peas.... we shared the salmon salad and ate his random concoctions for tea...

    All I can say is if I have not lost weight on Monday I will be

    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 30th Oct 19, 8:37 PM
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    beanielou
    Any ideas for a name for the new thread?
    Thought about slinky for Christmas.
    REmind me how long a thread lasts?
    Could do that one til Christmas & then a new one in the new year?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14. MFW. 16 months to mortgage freedom.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~**
    **Weight loss 2 stone 11 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.***
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 30th Oct 19, 8:40 PM
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    bubbs
    Might be better to go before the birthday unless you're planning on being good!

    The lasagne was really nice. I only made half the recipe which is supposed to be 2 portions but there's enough left for us to have for lunch tomorrow so only used 0.5 of 2nd HEA!

    I used the SW recipe for beef and squash lasagne - the squash is actually used as part of the "white sauce". Was actually nice but think it could have done with less water in it as it was a bit runny - I ended up using some cornflour to thicken it a bit but still could have done with more but it was getting late and wanted to get it in the oven. We just had it with some broccoli; didn't do the cabbage after all.

    Found the recipe by googling when not logged in! It doesn't seem to be on the members recipes - doesn't make sense to me. The recipe is for the ready made one you can get in Iceland, although I haven't actually tried the ready made one.

    Denise
    Originally posted by joedenise
    No, cause Birthday is Sunday, so not weighing Monday although i am not planning anything naughty
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018 £1295 for 2019
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :- 5 st 1 1/2lb
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 30th Oct 19, 8:41 PM
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    bubbs
    Any ideas for a name for the new thread?
    Thought about slinky for Christmas.
    REmind me how long a thread lasts?
    Could do that one til Christmas & then a new one in the new year?
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Sounds good to me, usually about 12 weeks aint they? but could d that till Xmas and new year new thread?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018 £1295 for 2019
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :- 5 st 1 1/2lb
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 30th Oct 19, 9:01 PM
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    beanielou
    https://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?p=76441674&posted=1#post76441674

    New thread is up.
    See you all over there
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14. MFW. 16 months to mortgage freedom.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~**
    **Weight loss 2 stone 11 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.***
    • Dizzy Ditzy
    • By Dizzy Ditzy 31st Oct 19, 6:55 PM
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    Dizzy Ditzy
    New thread as posted above
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