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    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 4th Mar 19, 10:52 AM
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    Slimming in to Spring - Slimming World support thread 2019
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    • 4th Mar 19, 10:52 AM
    Slimming in to Spring - Slimming World support thread 2019 4th Mar 19 at 10:52 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


    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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    • tweets
    • By tweets 21st Apr 19, 7:51 PM
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    Great loss Tweets.
    Originally posted by beanielou

    Thank you beanielou
    Lost 3st-9.5lb
    • sarymclary
    • By sarymclary 21st Apr 19, 7:55 PM
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    Evening, I hope we are all resisting or synning our chocolate today

    I've avoided it - it's the best way.

    Had a lovely couple of days in the sun, but yesterday I think I did too much gardening after lunch, and ended up feeling rather poorly. Maybe it was something I ate? Who knows, but I was in bed by 9pm and felt better this morning.

    Yesterday's Plan:
    B - porridge HEB, sugar (2), apple (1) & milk from HEA2
    L - mixed salad with extra cucumber and pickled onions, ham, cheese HEA1 & dressing (2) with savoury rice
    D - didn't have any as I felt absolutely rotten

    Today's Plan:
    B - banana
    L - mixed salad, savoury rice, pickled onions, ham and turkey cold cuts, dressing (2)
    snack - 0% yogurt with mango & strawberries ( I considered having a solero, but looked up the syns and couldn't bring myself to blow 4.5 on one)
    D - M&S & quorn sausages with mash & beans (4 syns for the sausages) (2 syns for gravy)

    Great loss Tweets

    suffolksue I hope DH improves, and is less uncomfortable soon.

    Enjoy the last couple of days in the sunshine
    One day the clocks will stop, and time won't mean a thing

    Be nice to your children, they'll choose your care home
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 21st Apr 19, 8:45 PM
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    Evening all
    Well done to all the losers and sts's
    Thanks esmy , i was doing well but had a fierce nose bleed before i went out to my sister's for dinner i put my head down to get a bra out of my drawer and it poured
    This is why i should not put my head down, lesson learnt!!
    Had a lovely roast there though so that was good, not been home that long......well longer than i thought but lappy had a fit so dh sorted it for me
    Hope everyone has enjoyed there Easter
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :- 5 st 7lb
    • FrankieM
    • By FrankieM 22nd Apr 19, 7:56 AM
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    Weighed in this morning to get it over and done with.

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