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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.
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    • 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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    • wishus
    • By wishus 7th May 18, 11:58 AM
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    wishus
    Bank Holiday weekend has involved a lot of crutch-walking, which I think has helped counteract the excesses of the beer garden. I can happily report a loss of 1lb

    My Fitbit strap totally broke and I'd been holding it together with sellotape, so 11K steps on Saturday were recorded from my handbag, so I probably did more. Luckily, just got an upgrade as a present so that's charging now.

    Today's plan.

    b. poached egg and avocado on toast
    l. houmous and crudit!s
    t. grilled trout, sweet potato and peas.
    Last edited by wishus; 07-05-2018 at 12:33 PM.
    Gonna get debt free, and live in a house in the countreeee!
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 7th May 18, 1:25 PM
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    Thanks everyone for the condolences - I will pass them on to Dr Witch as it was his Nan that passed away (two years ago it was my Mam!)
    V3ry - 389.60
    • Frith
    • By Frith 7th May 18, 2:47 PM
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    Frith
    Sorry to hear your sad news, Knitwitch.

    -6 lbs for me today
    Odd fact: the inventor of nominative determinism was called Trevor Nominative - Determinism. :-)
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 7th May 18, 8:14 PM
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    Apple muncher 2/12
    Carmen 1.1/6.6
    CathA 0.8/4
    Coxy11 0/7
    CRANKY40 0/1
    Dumpling 6/14
    Frith 6/14
    Gresleyrover +1.2/7
    Knit Witch 9.5/4
    Lynnejk 0/8
    NewShadow 0/13
    Maisie M 4/14
    Monks .... 4.5/12
    Monnagran 4/10
    Sa1sysoo 2/6
    SIRENS 2/14
    Snorfing along 4.5/13
    Sue14 0/7
    SuzieC 0/14
    TiredTrophy +0.11/11
    Wishus 1/7
    Zafiro1984 7.25/14


    3 st 11.34 lb
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    • Frith
    • By Frith 7th May 18, 8:31 PM
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    Frith
    B - kipper and tomatoes

    L - muntjac casserole (at parents!!!8217

    T - hummus and crudities
    Odd fact: the inventor of nominative determinism was called Trevor Nominative - Determinism. :-)
    • Carmen
    • By Carmen 7th May 18, 8:41 PM
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    Carmen
    Good evening ladies,
    After losing my internet for nearly ten days I am finally back! I have my changed my ISP, I just hope they will be better? You pays your money and takes your choice ?
    Anyway, a little stress eating but on the whole I felt better in myself, clothes a little looser so I was quite surprised that I STS
    I hope you are all doing well?
    (((Knitwitch and family)))
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 7th May 18, 9:04 PM
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    Good to see you back Carmen (and I hope this ISP is a LOT better for you!)
    V3ry - 389.60
    • SIRENS
    • By SIRENS 8th May 18, 6:58 AM
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    SIRENS
    Morning All
    Weighing in with a loss of -2lb
    I tried to behave myself yesterday but it was pretty hard, but I am happy with my small loss this week.

    B porridge splash of milk larger splash of water
    L lo from freezer, not a hundred percent sure what it is, appears to contain rice, veg and some chicken I think, apple
    D jacket pot, b beans 30g cheese
    S cereal bar around 11ish and yog in the evening.

    Have a good day all x
    Weight Loss Challenge 7/14lb

    'You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself any direction you choose' - Dr Suess
    • TiredTrophy
    • By TiredTrophy 8th May 18, 7:49 AM
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    Oggy oggy oi!

    Today is Flora Day and I had two saffron buns for breakfast.

    Sadly, I am not there....but probably better for my figure...no pasties, cream teas or SinL cakes here....she is amazing!


    Off to gym, then collect meds and shop by bicycle. Another lovely day.
    Will find some special offer for dinner....hoping for chicken salad.

    Have a lovely day.
    • dumpling
    • By dumpling 8th May 18, 8:47 AM
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    Good morning everyone

    Just popping on to say I have lost 2lb this week. I am very pleased with that especially as I had a chinese takeaway in the week and went well over my points.

    Today my meals are going to be:
    b - turkey bacon, mushroom and egg toasted sandwiches
    l - leftover chicken tagine and rice
    d - beef chilli and jacket potato
    s - milk for teas

    Hope you all have a great day and make good choices xx

    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 8th May 18, 10:17 AM
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    Knit Witch
    Apple muncher 2/12
    Carmen 1.1/6.6
    CathA 0.8/4
    Coxy11 0/7
    CRANKY40 0/1
    Dumpling 8/14
    Frith 6/14
    Gresleyrover +1.2/7
    Knit Witch 9.5/4
    Lynnejk 0/8
    NewShadow 0/13
    Maisie M 4/14
    Monks .... 4.5/12
    Monnagran 4/10
    Sa1sysoo 2/6
    SIRENS 4/14
    Snorfing along 4.5/13
    Sue14 0/7
    SuzieC 0/14
    TiredTrophy +0.11/11
    Wishus 1/7
    Zafiro1984 7.25/14


    4 st 1.34 lb
    V3ry - 389.60
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 8th May 18, 10:19 AM
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    We have now lost the same as a 5,000 BTU air conditioner and a pineapple
    V3ry - 389.60
    • gresleyrover
    • By gresleyrover 8th May 18, 12:32 PM
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    Hi all. Condolences to you and your family on your sad loss knitwitch.
    Came back from our hols in devon on saturday but as we didn't get back until late I didn't do an official weigh in this week. I did do an unofficial one sunday morning and had a gain of 2lbs so have to try and lose that before the weekend.
    So the plan today
    B. Friut and mullerlight yogurt
    L. Ham and salad with a couple of rice cakes
    D. SW recipe chicken supreme with veg of some sort from the freezer
    • wishus
    • By wishus 8th May 18, 1:52 PM
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    OH bought me some chicken and chips very late last night. I've saved them for lunch today, but my goodness, they are loaded with calories! so my evening meal shall have to be very virtuous.

    b. Maple and Pecan crisp - a reduced amount, because I'm not sure it's terribly healthy.
    d. chicken and chips, and half a sliced pepper
    t. veggie stir fry and noodles
    snacks - apple.
    Gonna get debt free, and live in a house in the countreeee!
    • zafiro1984
    • By zafiro1984 8th May 18, 5:06 PM
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    Knitwitch:- sorry to hear your news, condolences to you and your family.

    I'm afraid I STS this week.

    It's so easy to put on weight and so hard to lose it
    May Grocery challenge 117.37/150 only got 32.63 left
    • Frith
    • By Frith 8th May 18, 9:36 PM
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    Frith
    B - yoghurt and berries


    L - 2 poached eggs


    T - courgette spaghetti then I cobbled together a sauce from tinned tomatoes, onion and garlic, a few beans and 2 sausages that were in the fridge - was quite nice!
    Odd fact: the inventor of nominative determinism was called Trevor Nominative - Determinism. :-)
    • Knit Witch
    • By Knit Witch 8th May 18, 10:24 PM
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    Just a heads up to say we now have a date for the funeral - 18th May - so I will be pretty incommunicado from Thursday 17th until Monday 21st
    V3ry - 389.60
    • TiredTrophy
    • By TiredTrophy 9th May 18, 5:26 AM
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    I might have to do something extreme and not in the spirit of this thread to shift this weight and my self sabotage....I eat every time I lose weight...I have written it down, and can see the pattern.

    Off for a hike now...gives me time to think.

    Hope you all have a lovely aand delicious day within your sensible calorie intakes etc.
    • zafiro1984
    • By zafiro1984 9th May 18, 9:09 AM
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    Thanks for the info Knit Witch - family should always come first.

    I'm totally disgusted with myself, my diet this last few days has totally gone out of the window. I always thought that when the weather was warm your appetite went down. Somehow my mind thinks the opposite and the large layered pie I made on Sunday has somehow almost disappeared.

    I had a focus last year to lose weight now that has gone I'm finding it so very hard to get back on the straight and narrow. I need a new focus otherwise I'll be back to where I was originally. I know what to do to lose weight - in fact I think I could write a book (couldn't we all) but I just don't have the will power to do it.
    The hardest thing is to lose what I have gained since February when I was at my lowest. I feel a failure at the moment but I have to get over it. - sad
    May Grocery challenge 117.37/150 only got 32.63 left
    • wishus
    • By wishus 9th May 18, 9:58 AM
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    Hi Zafiro1984 - might it help to focus on the good stuff in your diet for a bit? Just stay positive!

    I'm in a similar boat because I lost weight after new year, but breaking my ankle, feeling sorry for myself, and allowing a lot of sabotage (self and others) means not only is it all back, but it's going to be slightly harder to shift, and also harder to convince others I'm not their naughty food and drinking buddy. Slight exception for bank holiday weekend... that's what the skinny folk do, isn't it? Compensate for over-indulgence, or put it in the bank so they can. I mean, yesterday's chicken and chips, that's a bank holiday naughty. Onwards and upwards with the plant power today!

    b. superseeded toast, tomato and basil.
    d. 2 pittas stuffed with carrot, falafel (3 between 2), green pepper, a scrape of houmous and tiny slices of avocado.
    t. veggie pasta with a bit of grated cheese.
    snack: banana
    Gonna get debt free, and live in a house in the countreeee!
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