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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 30th Oct 19, 8:53 PM
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    Slinky for Christmas with Slimming World 2019.
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    • 30th Oct 19, 8:53 PM
    Slinky for Christmas with Slimming World 2019. 30th Oct 19 at 8:53 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
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 8th Dec 19, 9:36 PM
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    Altogether about 9 stone. Lost weight several years ago and kept it off for ages, but when my dad died very suddenly in 2012 I ate my feelings and put on weight and have never been able to stick with anything long enough to lose the weight. Am feeling really determined this time though, and taking it one day at a time. The support on here is brilliant as well and am trying to get involved in the Facebook group that the consultant runs.
    Originally posted by Betharooni
    You have the right idea, one day at a time, once that day is over concentrate on the next day and so forth, you will do it if you are determined , there are lots of other good face book if you want will pm you some links ?
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    • Betharooni
    • By Betharooni 8th Dec 19, 10:00 PM
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    That would be cool thanks Bubbs!
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 8th Dec 19, 10:01 PM
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    Kathryn , Beanie, Curly, Sue, Mrs R, Sary, PIB, TMD and anyone else MIA hope you are all ok?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 8th Dec 19, 10:08 PM
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    That would be cool thanks Bubbs!
    Originally posted by Betharooni
    Will do it now
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    • poundsinbucks
    • By poundsinbucks 9th Dec 19, 12:05 PM
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    Still here, just busy busy busy . Sister + her daughter back to NL, own DD home from uni 💖. WI tomorrow, fingers crossed for a loss, have been on plan all week and ignored most of the choc my sis turned up with 🙄, just synned the couple of small ones I had. Tree going up this week, DD will decorate it . Wanna make some crustless quiches today, and get the ingredients to make synfree onion chutney in SC tomorrow.

    Well done to those staying on plan during this crazy month, so much going on and temptations everywhere. Just focus on what you want to achieve, one day at a time .

    Poundsinbucks x
    🥳🥳 SW -5st 9.5lbs 🥳🥳
    • maman
    • By maman 9th Dec 19, 5:25 PM
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    Well done to those staying on plan during this crazy month, so much going on and temptations everywhere. Just focus on what you want to achieve, one day at a time .

    Poundsinbucks x
    Originally posted by poundsinbucks
    Wise words PIB. I know I'll have off plan days this month or rather off plan meals but I'm determined not to just say s*d it. Good when I can!

    I portioned up the braised, red cabbage for the freezer and kept some out for tonight.

    Today's EE plan:
    B: NAS Ribena, skinny syrup, half banana (F), HEB porage with HEA milk
    L: cold pork (P), fried potato (F), fried veg and pickles (S)
    D: savoury mince (P,S), new potatoes (F), cauli, broccoli, red and green cabbage (S)
    Syns: 0!
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 5:58 PM
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    Evening all
    I have just had the real giggles i very rarely have burgers but fancied a big fat juicy one and oh my was it
    Pictures to follow, was about 2 inches thick
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 6:11 PM
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    I dry fried first then put in the oven because it was so thick
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th Dec 19, 6:14 PM
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    Just a tad hungry then bubbs
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 6:18 PM
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    Just a tad hungry then bubbs
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Hank marvin
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    • Betharooni
    • By Betharooni 9th Dec 19, 6:19 PM
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    Wow that is an epic burger!! Was it a beef burger?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 6:20 PM
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    I am using that rubber cheese slice which was asda light as half my hexa, can't find it on the app?
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018 £1295 for 2019
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    :- 5 st 1 1/2lb
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 6:23 PM
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    Wow that is an epic burger!! Was it a beef burger?
    Originally posted by Betharooni
    Yes i made it with half 5% beef mince, half 5% pork mince (both free) then i added steak seasoning and Worcester sauce (both free) then used the mushrooms as the "bun"
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018 £1295 for 2019
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    :- 5 st 1 1/2lb
    • Betharooni
    • By Betharooni 9th Dec 19, 6:29 PM
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    That sounds delicious!! Is it a recipe you made up or is it somewhere on the internet?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th Dec 19, 6:33 PM
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    That sounds delicious!! Is it a recipe you made up or is it somewhere on the internet?
    Originally posted by Betharooni
    Made it up i like making recipes up
    Literally mix the beef and pork, add the Worcester sauce, then i added the steak seasoning , then i just shaped it too a burger shape
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500 £770 for 2018 £1295 for 2019
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