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    • Chrisv
    • By Chrisv 7th May 18, 12:30 PM
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    Slimming Towards Summer - Slimming World Support Thread 2018
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    • 7th May 18, 12:30 PM
    Slimming Towards Summer - Slimming World Support Thread 2018 7th May 18 at 12:30 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 ‘a’ choice and one Healthy Extra ‘b’ 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

    List of Speed foods here - Fruits & Vegetables
    Not wanting something is as good as possessing it – Donald Horban
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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 4:14 PM
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    My consultant was really good though, she would override it for sickness and unforeseen circumstances etc, but they would smell a rat if making a habit of it.
    Originally posted by Abbafan1972
    I don't know the ins and outs of SW pricing, but it is good that she is semi-flexible.

    Do you want to get back to target? and if so how much do you want to loose?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 4:26 PM
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    I would not worry about it, it will be no worse than your picky tea

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Yes but picky tea is tonight
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    • Abbafan1972
    • By Abbafan1972 12th May 18, 4:27 PM
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    I don't know the ins and outs of SW pricing, but it is good that she is semi-flexible.

    Do you want to get back to target? and if so how much do you want to loose?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    I want to lose at least 7 pounds. You are allowed 6 days holiday over 12 months. It goes from the date you joined - in my case it's the 1st August. Charging you for missed weeks is to encourage you to attend every week.
    Weight on 01/08/15 - 17st 5lb
    Target weight - 10st
    Target reached - 20/05/17


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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 4:29 PM
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    Flip, I did not realise that they charge you when you don't attend

    There are a lot of us doing SW with the support of this thread, and we are doing okay....well I was before the holiday I need my mojo back!

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Yes you are only allowed 6 weeks holiday a year, think most consultants are good with over rididng providing you let them know, ours is, one lady goes to America 6 weeks now and 6 weeks later in the year they are all over ridden
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3lb
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 4:56 PM
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    Yes but picky tea is tonight
    Originally posted by bubbs
    So have salad (with your picky tea)

    I want to lose at least 7 pounds. You are allowed 6 days holiday over 12 months. It goes from the date you joined - in my case it's the 1st August. Charging you for missed weeks is to encourage you to attend every week.
    Originally posted by Abbafan1972
    I suppose it makes financial sense to them to tie you in, but it does add up over the month/s. Can you not go on a 6 week holiday to celebrate abba getting back together?

    Yes you are only allowed 6 weeks holiday a year, think most consultants are good with over rididng providing you let them know, ours is, one lady goes to America 6 weeks now and 6 weeks later in the year they are all over ridden
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Lucky lady!



    How long is it till your holiday?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 5:26 PM
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    So have salad (with your picky tea)



    I suppose it makes financial sense to them to tie you in, but it does add up over the month/s. Can you not go on a 6 week holiday to celebrate abba getting back together?



    Lucky lady!



    How long is it till your holiday?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    We go June 8th to London
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3lb
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 5:35 PM
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    We go June 8th to London
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Less than 4 weeks, how exciting x
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th May 18, 5:42 PM
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    Not long to your holibobs bubbs. .
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 5:45 PM
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    Less than 4 weeks, how exciting x
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Not long to your holibobs bubbs. .
    Originally posted by beanielou
    No and wont get the extra 4lb off at this rate
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th May 18, 5:48 PM
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    No and wont get the extra 4lb off at this rate
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Now now
    Someone in our group who had gone over target lost 6 lbs this week.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 5:50 PM
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    Yum yum will be better with fruit on
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 5:52 PM
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    Now now
    Someone in our group who had gone over target lost 6 lbs this week.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Once picky tea is over tonight, i am on it big time all i have had today is egg wraps x 2, LM sausage x 2 bacon x 3 rolled in the wraps, half a cucumber and cherry toms with them
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3lb
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 6:13 PM
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    Now now
    Someone in our group who had gone over target lost 6 lbs this week.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    That is amazing loss.


    Yum yum will be better with fruit on
    Originally posted by bubbs
    I really need to buy a waffle maker and an ice cream maker! But no money left after the holidays and break from work. I start work again on Monday - so role on 1st pay day!


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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 7:05 PM
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    That is amazing loss.



    I really need to buy a waffle maker and an ice cream maker! But no money left after the holidays and break from work. I start work again on Monday - so role on 1st pay day!


    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    DH ordered an ice cream maker
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
    Stopped Smoking 22/01/15
    :5 st 3lb
    • Abbafan1972
    • By Abbafan1972 12th May 18, 7:10 PM
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    Now now
    Someone in our group who had gone over target lost 6 lbs this week.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Wow, that is amazing!
    Weight on 01/08/15 - 17st 5lb
    Target weight - 10st
    Target reached - 20/05/17


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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 7:19 PM
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    DH ordered an ice cream maker
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Which one did he get?

    I am thinking if I get one it should pay for itself rather quickly. Although OH is that there are no mint choc chip muller yoghurts (I think if there was he would have ordered one by now!)

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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th May 18, 7:26 PM
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    DH ordered an ice cream maker
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Thats great.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 12th May 18, 7:27 PM
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    Wow, that is amazing!
    Originally posted by Abbafan1972
    There is a lady that went to my consultant , but she herself is a consultant now and was SW woman of the year last year she lost 18 odd stone but even now if she puts on , goes back too basics the next week can lose 10/12lbs
    Which one did he get?

    I am thinking if I get one it should pay for itself rather quickly. Although OH is that there are no mint choc chip muller yoghurts (I think if there was he would have ordered one by now!)

    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Was £16 from groupon , not sure of make x
    Sealed pot challenge number 242 £350 for 2015, 2016 £400 Actual£345, £400 for 2017 Actual £500
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 12th May 18, 7:33 PM
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    How long to boil eggs for egg mayonaise please?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 11 lbs **

    "A large income is the best recipe for happiness I ever heard of" Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
    ***Fall down seven times,stand up eight*** ~~Japanese proverb.
    It starts with you, it starts from now. *** It is ok to be me.***
    ***Keep plodding***
    Out of debt, out of danger.
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 12th May 18, 7:43 PM
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    There is a lady that went to my consultant , but she herself is a consultant now and was SW woman of the year last year she lost 18 odd stone but even now if she puts on , goes back too basics the next week can lose 10/12lbs


    Was £16 from groupon , not sure of make x
    Originally posted by bubbs
    ooh I have groupon credits.... I will go and look

    How long to boil eggs for egg mayonaise please?
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Depends if you want hard or semi soft yokes?
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