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    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 7th May 19, 6:27 PM
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    Slimming Towards Summer - Slimming World support thread 2019
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    • 7th May 19, 6:27 PM
    Slimming Towards Summer - Slimming World support thread 2019 7th May 19 at 6:27 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


    C: try Extra Easy SP - details are on this link -

    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

    List of Speed foods here - Fruits & Vegetables
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it Donald Horban
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    • maman
    • By maman 23rd May 19, 9:13 PM
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    You could always have a SW reception MrsR .

    If you want to post your menus sirens , we'd be willing to advise on the plan if it helps.
    • Missli
    • By Missli 24th May 19, 9:38 AM
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    Good morning all. 1lb loss for me this week
    Started at 11.5 stone 11th May 2019
    17/5 11.3!
    24/5 11.2
    • maman
    • By maman 24th May 19, 11:15 AM
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    Good morning all. 1lb loss for me this week
    Originally posted by Missli

    They all help! Well done missli!

    Looking forward to going out tonight but not to the food. I wish there was a choice but I'll just have to eat the usual Afternoon Tea (sandwiches, scones etc) and then draw a line and plod on. We've been invited by friends so it wouldn't be very sociable to not turn up or not eat. The best I can hope for is eating plenty before I go so that I'm not starving. Not sure about the weekend wine situation either. Probably some Prosecco and who knows later as we're going to the theatre.

    Sorry but I sound like an ungrateful b*tch. I'll enjoy myself and then get back on it tomorrow. I need to do my meal plan and shop.

    I've had SW breakfast (HEX porage) and will have JP for lunch. Then I'll just suck it up until tomorrow.
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