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    • zippychick
    • By zippychick 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
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    zippychick
    Weight Loss the Old Style Way! Part 10. Please read posts 1 and 2 before posting.
    • #1
    • 13th Oct 14, 12:54 PM
    Weight Loss the Old Style Way! Part 10. Please read posts 1 and 2 before posting. 13th Oct 14 at 12:54 PM
    Hi, i've done the best I can to piece the weightloss information together - I hope it's okay for you all

    As some of you know there's been some discussion lately on how to accommodate weight loss diets on the board. It was decided that the daily isn't the place for campaigns of any sort and that there was a very good weight loss thread on the I wanna board which would offer excellent support to anyone wishing to join.

    The board guides have talked about this and we'd like to accommodate a weight loss campaign the OLD STYLE way here. However, in order for it to fit with the board, it should be about scratch cooking and healthy eating, NOT about where to get low calorie/fat ready meals cheaply or fad diets.

    So, here it is. The Lose Weight the Old Style Way thread. This thread is for support in losing weight but in order to keep it true to the board - which is about money saving the old style way, there are going to be some posting guidelines.


    Important. Please read:

    The thread should be about healthy, Old Style eating. That means recipes and meal plans, support and encouragement and healthy eating. What shouldn't be accomodated here is if the thread goes off topic and covers ready meals, fad diets and weight loss clubs. There is a good thread that covers all that on the 'I wanna' board. So if the thread becomes an extention of that, we will have to close it and ask people to join in there instead.


    Enjoy, and good luck (nb - we run 4 challenges a year, generally either 12 or 13 weeks, with a fortnight off at the end of December , so they run Jan-Mar, Apr-Jun, Jul-Sep and Oct-Dec.)
    Here are links to most of the historical threads

    Part 9 auto deleted as explained here .

    Part 8

    Part 7

    Part 6

    Part 5


    Part 4

    Part 3

    Part 2

    Part 1 ???
    Last edited by zippychick; 19-07-2017 at 1:58 PM.
    A little nonsense now and then is relished by the wisest men
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    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 4th Aug 18, 1:28 PM
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    ellie99 … 3/13
    Frith … 0/14
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    Monnagran … 6/5
    Need2bthrifty … 4/14
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    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 4th Aug 18, 1:30 PM
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    Knit Witch
    We have now lost 80 lbs between us

    80 pounds = the World’s Largest Ball of Tape
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    • monnagran
    • By monnagran 4th Aug 18, 2:29 PM
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    A STS week for me. A bit disappointing because I've been very, very good.

    However, I am away next week for Brother's Golden Wedding celebrations so it will be 2 weeks before I'm back - probably fatter.
    I believe that friends are quiet angels
    Who lift us to our feet when our wings
    Have trouble remembering how to fly.
    • worklifebalance
    • By worklifebalance 6th Aug 18, 7:21 AM
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    worklifebalance
    Just half a pound for me but we were off work and had a couple of birthday meals out so probably a fair result. Back to work today !!!55357;!!!56866;

    Going to set myself a 100,000 step challenge this week if anyone wants to join me!
    SPC #459 no 8 2015 £203 2016 £157 2017 £70
    starting mortgage £120,000 June 2012
    OP 2015 £5000, 2016 #57 £28866/ £25000
    • Chloris
    • By Chloris 6th Aug 18, 7:42 AM
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    Chloris
    Checking in with a sts. We went away and I did gain some but I've been good for the last few days and I've clawed my way back. X
    • zafiro1984
    • By zafiro1984 6th Aug 18, 9:27 AM
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    zafiro1984
    A 1lb weight loss for me, salads seem to help as I've not really counted calories last week but I over dosed on the ice-cream.
    May Grocery challenge 117.37/150 only got 32.63 left
    • Need2bthrifty
    • By Need2bthrifty 6th Aug 18, 9:36 AM
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    Need2bthrifty
    Apologies for being late to the party this week, I tried to undo some of the bad choices I'd made earlier on but it didn't help so it's a STS for me too.
    Keep Moving = 554.00mls/1000mls @ week 26

    W/L Challenge (24/6 - 30/9) - 4/14
    • whmf00001
    • By whmf00001 6th Aug 18, 9:44 AM
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    whmf00001
    Anyone know?
    I have been having limited success due to water infections (now have cancelled one of my tablets and the antibiotics have now worked) and have managed to lose about a stone before I went for my new hip. Have not been on scales since op on 16th but am asking if anyone knows if the new hip will "show up" when I do get on scales. Like to have advanced knowledge so I will not freak out if I have put on loads even though my eating has been a bit hit and miss and have been very careful. Thanks.
    • monks
    • By monks 6th Aug 18, 10:21 AM
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    monks
    A sts for me. I know I hadn't been quite so good this week!

    Worklifebalance I'm in with a 100,000 step challenge, a little harder with children off, but I'm sure they will sleep well keeping up lol.
    Annual GC £3000 Jan- June £1360/£1750
    Aug 105.00/£250
    EF#176 - £1000/£1000
    Weight loss 4/5lb (11lb so far this year)
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 6th Aug 18, 5:57 PM
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    apple muncher … 1/10
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    Carmen … 3.08/8.8
    CathA … 1.5/2
    Chloris … 2/9
    CRANKY40 … 3/5
    dumpling … 11/20
    ellie99 … 3/13
    Frith … 0/14
    gresleyrover … 9/10
    Katiepants … 2.5/20
    Knit Witch … 3.75/1
    LucyLocket … 0/6
    Maisie M … 1.5/14
    monks … 4/5
    Monnagran … 6/5
    Need2bthrifty … 4/14
    Sa1sysoo … 4/6
    SIRENS … 4/14
    wishus … 6/14
    worklifebalance … 0.5/7
    zafiro1984 … 5.5/21

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    • TiredTrophy
    • By TiredTrophy 6th Aug 18, 6:57 PM
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    TiredTrophy
    It appears from a quick internet search and then a chat with a friend that you might well have quite a bit of extra fluid gain. So be kind to yourself for a while..it is a big operation!
    • zafiro1984
    • By zafiro1984 7th Aug 18, 8:22 AM
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    zafiro1984
    Have not been on scales since op on 16th but am asking if anyone knows if the new hip will "show up" when I do get on scales. Like to have advanced knowledge so I will not freak out if I have put on loads even though my eating has been a bit hit and miss and have been very careful. Thanks.
    Originally posted by whmf00001
    Panic not - I had both hips replaced about 3yrs ago within 6 weeks of each other. Firstly, you tend to lose weight when your are in hospital. Secondly, don't forget you will not have the weight of your old hip and the third thing is you will have no pain in that hip and will be naturally more active because of that.
    The main thing is, do your exercises every day to get your mobility back, I still do mine. The one I found best was to stand in front of the sink holding the sink lightly and sway from side to side, trying to sway a little further each week.
    Does it matter if you have put on a few pounds? You have obviously lost weight for the op so you can do it again.
    In about 6weeks time you will be pain free and start to forget you ever had a new hip, the recovery rate is excellent.

    Please don't laugh but when they were taking my medical history for an op I had to have earlier this year I genuinely forgot to mention my hip replacements until my DH reminded me - they are that good.
    May Grocery challenge 117.37/150 only got 32.63 left
    • worklifebalance
    • By worklifebalance 7th Aug 18, 10:24 PM
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    A sts for me. I know I hadn't been quite so good this week!

    Worklifebalance I'm in with a 100,000 step challenge, a little harder with children off, but I'm sure they will sleep well keeping up lol.
    Originally posted by monks
    Great!! Nice to have some company on the journey. Doing good so far - over 30,000 steps but i have to confess to a chocolate brownie.

    Oops but it was rather nice
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    • monks
    • By monks 7th Aug 18, 11:20 PM
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    monks
    Worklifebalance... 36,456 steps for me so far !
    Must try harder on the food front again though, evenings my downfall!
    Annual GC £3000 Jan- June £1360/£1750
    Aug 105.00/£250
    EF#176 - £1000/£1000
    Weight loss 4/5lb (11lb so far this year)
    • worklifebalance
    • By worklifebalance 7th Aug 18, 11:40 PM
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    worklifebalance
    Worklifebalance... 36,456 steps for me so far !
    Must try harder on the food front again though, evenings my downfall!
    Originally posted by monks
    Well done monks. Will have to up my efforts
    SPC #459 no 8 2015 £203 2016 £157 2017 £70
    starting mortgage £120,000 June 2012
    OP 2015 £5000, 2016 #57 £28866/ £25000
    • gresleyrover
    • By gresleyrover 8th Aug 18, 3:25 PM
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    gresleyrover
    Its a 1.5lb loss for me this week. I'm really surprised after the weekend as we had a day out visiting some gardens on saturday and went to a birthday bbq on sunday
    • TiredTrophy
    • By TiredTrophy 8th Aug 18, 5:16 PM
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    TiredTrophy
    What a great outcome zafiro ! And so encouraging for the enquirer...my friend took a little longer but was elderly.
    • Carmen
    • By Carmen 9th Aug 18, 2:01 PM
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    Carmen
    Good afternoon ladies
    Such a minuscule show on the scales, I will wait until next week to post....hopefully a loss!
    Well done to the weight loses
    Thankfully it is a little cooler today.
    • ellie99
    • By ellie99 10th Aug 18, 12:21 PM
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    ellie99
    1 lb loss this week.

    I got an email a few days ago from MFP telling me it was 5 years since I'd joined, so thought it might be a good idea to start using it again. It certainly makes me think a bit more about what I'm eating when I'm seeing the calories counting up on the site.


    If you could live one day of your life over again, which day would you choose?
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 12th Aug 18, 5:19 PM
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    apple muncher … 1/10
    carebabe … 6.5/11
    Carmen … 3.08/8.8
    CathA … 1.5/2
    Chloris … 2/9
    CRANKY40 … 3/5
    dumpling … 11/20
    ellie99 … 4/13
    Frith … 0/14
    gresleyrover … 10.5/10
    Katiepants … 2.5/20
    Knit Witch … 3.75/1
    LucyLocket … 0/6
    Maisie M … 1.5/14
    monks … 4/5
    Monnagran … 6/5
    Need2bthrifty … 4/14
    Sa1sysoo … 4/6
    SIRENS … 4/14
    wishus … 6/14
    worklifebalance … 0.5/7
    zafiro1984 … 5.5/21

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