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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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    • Dia Pita
    • By Dia Pita 9th May 18, 7:52 PM
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    Hi so glad I have seen this thread, please could I join in.

    We have arrived back from holiday at the weekend and the scales are groaning under the extra weight put on. It is now time for me to tackle this weight problem once and for all.

    I am unable to go to the SW groups as unable to afford it, but have some books etc form when I went to help me. Mainly I need to be accountable and this thread will help me to stay focused.

    Please could you put me down to lose -14 lb
    Last edited by Dia Pita; 09-05-2018 at 7:55 PM.

    Debt Free Aug 15 Mortgage Free Aug 16
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    • Nicki
    • By Nicki 9th May 18, 8:01 PM
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    GTS I read your post as meaning your son was joining the Slimming World police and had images of him enforcing the plan strictly :lol
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 8:09 PM
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    Hope you enjoyed your weekend DEnise
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 8:10 PM
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    beanielou
    Hi so glad I have seen this thread, please could I join in.

    We have arrived back from holiday at the weekend and the scales are groaning under the extra weight put on. It is now time for me to tackle this weight problem once and for all.

    I am unable to go to the SW groups as unable to afford it, but have some books etc form when I went to help me. Mainly I need to be accountable and this thread will help me to stay focused.

    Please could you put me down to lose -14 lb
    Originally posted by Dia Pita
    Welcome to our lovely thread
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th May 18, 8:17 PM
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    bubbs
    Hi so glad I have seen this thread, please could I join in.

    We have arrived back from holiday at the weekend and the scales are groaning under the extra weight put on. It is now time for me to tackle this weight problem once and for all.

    I am unable to go to the SW groups as unable to afford it, but have some books etc form when I went to help me. Mainly I need to be accountable and this thread will help me to stay focused.

    Please could you put me down to lose -14 lb
    Originally posted by Dia Pita
    Hello and welcome
    Any questions just ask, usually someone can help with an answer
    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 3 1/2 lb
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 9th May 18, 8:45 PM
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    Is that all
    I would be manky starving!
    Originally posted by beanielou
    I am a greedy pig and ate huge quantities!

    Hi so glad I have seen this thread, please could I join in.

    We have arrived back from holiday at the weekend and the scales are groaning under the extra weight put on. It is now time for me to tackle this weight problem once and for all.

    I am unable to go to the SW groups as unable to afford it, but have some books etc form when I went to help me. Mainly I need to be accountable and this thread will help me to stay focused.

    Please could you put me down to lose -14 lb
    Originally posted by Dia Pita
    Evening, welcome to the the best SW group in the world!



    Hello and welcome
    Any questions just ask, usually someone can help with an answer
    Originally posted by bubbs
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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 9th May 18, 9:12 PM
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    Anyone watching Huge?
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    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th May 18, 9:37 PM
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    Anyone watching Huge?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Nope what it is about?
    Just realised i will be on holiday this time next month
    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 3 1/2 lb
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 9:38 PM
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    Nope. Rich Family, Poor Family.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 9:39 PM
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    Nope what it is about?
    Just realised i will be on holiday this time next month
    Originally posted by bubbs
    Not long now
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • p00hsticks
    • By p00hsticks 9th May 18, 9:49 PM
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    Anyone watching Huge?
    Originally posted by Sunshinemummy
    Yes, watching it now.
    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 9:55 PM
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    beanielou
    Huge is not on in Scotland til 10.45.
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • bubbs
    • By bubbs 9th May 18, 9:59 PM
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    bubbs
    Not long now
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Nope
    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 3 1/2 lb
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 9th May 18, 10:07 PM
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    Nope what it is about?
    Just realised i will be on holiday this time next month
    Originally posted by bubbs
    It was about social policy (or lack of it) to address obesity.

    I have never liked Jeremy Hunt - and this programme did not help my negative view of him.



    Nope. Rich Family, Poor Family.
    Originally posted by beanielou

    ??

    Huge is not on in Scotland til 10.45.
    Originally posted by beanielou
    I went once just north of Inverness - what a beautiful country but no toilet stops for hours - I nearly urinate on my car seat!

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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 9th May 18, 10:10 PM
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    Bubbs I hear the French air traffic control are going on strike - hope it does not impact on your journey
    186.4
    • TakeItEazy
    • By TakeItEazy 9th May 18, 10:19 PM
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    Maman I have a degenerative back condition so it’s on going doesn’t take much to trigger the pain. I sneezed earlier and back went into spasm

    As car is out of MOT son and I are walking everywhere ( hubby has work van) 12,182 steps today or should I say hobbles
    Its not what you do but the way that you do it, thats what get results
    Keep the Faith All

    Heartbroken 12.12.13
    • gettingtheresometime
    • By gettingtheresometime 9th May 18, 10:21 PM
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    GTS I read your post as meaning your son was joining the Slimming World police and had images of him enforcing the plan strictly :lol
    Originally posted by Nicki


    In fairness to him he bought me a huge fruit basket for Mother's Day & doesn't buy any croissants for breakfast when it's his turn so he is sort of reinforcing the diet
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    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 9th May 18, 10:36 PM
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    In fairness to him he bought me a huge fruit basket for Mother's Day & doesn't buy any croissants for breakfast when it's his turn so he is sort of reinforcing the diet
    Originally posted by gettingtheresometime
    Mother's day... I may have missed this. Edit - just googled it - this Sunday.

    GTST, just carry on you are doing really well. I read something the other day that made me think about the food we eat. It was something like 'what you eat either helps heal you or kill you' it made me think about the nutritional value of food. There is more to being healthy than loosing weight x
    Last edited by Sunshinemummy; 10-05-2018 at 9:56 AM.
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    • beanielou
    • By beanielou 9th May 18, 10:56 PM
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    Mothers day was in March I think.
    It is past.
    Maybe this week it is the American one?
    Lou~ Debt free Wanabe No 55 DF 03/03/14.
    **Credit card debt free 30/06/10~** **Weight loss 2 stone 12 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. ***Be the difference.***
    • Sunshinemummy
    • By Sunshinemummy 10th May 18, 12:02 AM
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    Mothers day was in March I think.
    It is past.
    Maybe this week it is the American one?
    Originally posted by beanielou
    Phew - I don't need to do anything this weekend.... but I am officially a crap daughter as I missed out mothers day.... just realised my kids are crap as well as they missed it as well! lol
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