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Slimming? New members very welcome

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AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 5 Apr 2014 20:21

just made a Chicken Korma out of the current Slimming World magazine - free on Extra Easy - dead simple to make - very tasty :-D

Paula+

Paula+ Report 3 Apr 2014 21:19

Join the club Robert :-D

Robert

Robert Report 2 Apr 2014 20:36

Can an overweight old man who eats too much between meals, has no willpower and does not get enough exercise, join?

Paula+

Paula+ Report 2 Apr 2014 15:19

:-D :-D :-D :-D well done Ann

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 2 Apr 2014 13:39

I'm still on target :-D

Paula+

Paula+ Report 2 Apr 2014 12:18

Hello Lynda how are things with you?. I am back to my weight watchers gold weight, but followed the 5-2 diet. :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D. It suits me much better than counting, weighing, pointing everyday. Keep up the good work.

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 1 Apr 2014 18:39

How we doing ladies?

Me, I'm now 4lb off of target. I've found it hard to lose after Christmas and a couple of holidays, but now the good weather's arrived, I'm hoping to lose those last few pounds, somehow thinking of lovely summer clothes has given me new incentive :-D

How about you?

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 27 Feb 2014 22:35

well I'm only going to Slimming World every other week now as I am staying below target

Paula+

Paula+ Report 27 Feb 2014 19:59

I think Wendy (Tenerife Sun) did it a while ago she said it worked for her. I agree I think it is a good way of maintaining your weight, I only need to lose another 2 1/4 and I am back to my goal, I think I will then continue with it.

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 27 Feb 2014 19:38

Hi Paula ;) I know a few people who do the Five Two diet, and they all say how well they do on it, my brother does the diet every other day i.e one day low calorie, next day eat normally, and so on, he has lost over a stone in just 2 months, although I do think men lose weight more quickly than us ladies, no idea why that is though :-S

Once I have lost a few more pounds, I may give the five two a go, will have to get the book, it seems a sensible way to diet, and to then to maintain your weight.

Paula+

Paula+ Report 27 Feb 2014 19:26

Hello Lynda. I wondered where you were. I have been trying the Five Two diet for a couple of weeks, and I have to say it really seems to be the best one for me. (I got so bored tracking and pointing every day) I have a diet of 500 calories for two days and eat "normally" for five days. Just counting calories for two days, it's great and the bonus is I have lost 4 3/4. lbs.

I brought a book explaining Five Two diet, it is being endorsed by dieticians doctors and other health professionals.

Good luck everyone, just do what works for you.

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 27 Feb 2014 19:03

Hello everyone :-D

I've not been on GR for a good few weeks, been away on holiday a couple of times, and have been doing all sorts.

As for the weight, well, I've been up and down since Christmas, couple of pounds off, couple of pounds on, but seeing as I've been away, and eating out a lot, I'm very pleased that I'm more or less, about the same weight as I was in December. Now the nights are getting lighter, and I feel more "alive" I'm now focussed into getting back on track. We've had a couple of lovely days, weather wise, so I'm thinking of summer, and want to get into summer clothes as soon as possible, so need them to fit :-0

Hope you're all well, and in the slimming zone :-D

Dame*Shelly*(

Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 16 Feb 2014 00:46

i seem to be holding my own at the moment
as i was the same again this week :-)

Cooper

Cooper Report 9 Feb 2014 07:24

Hi everyone :-D

I think you are right DS, well done for staying the same this week.

I ended up 2lbs heavier than my starting weight, lots of distractions including christmas etc but life has settled down here now so onwards and upwards :-D

I weiged in two days early at class due to work commitments, I normally have a morning weigh and this week was an evening, and lost one and a half pounds. I was really pleased. Im still at S/W the class leader and people in group are really nice, its a new group but same leader. Much better class dynamics as well.

I tried a desert which is free on extra easy. Sugar free jelly mixed with fat free natural yougurt and any superfree fruit. Its really nice and hits the spot for a sweet fix.

good luck for the week


teresa

Dame*Shelly*(

Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 7 Feb 2014 16:57

Hi every one
well good new is i stayed the same this week
and i have been doing a lot of walking with not haveing the car
but car is back now so hopeing to get to the gym at half team as i need to get back on track

cooper no need to stay away just keep poping in to give us an up date
that you are keeping on track

TS think me and you should go back on the fruit veg and saled for a week
:-(

Cooper

Cooper Report 2 Feb 2014 14:09

Thank you TS, I will pop in after weigh in on Thursday.

teresa :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 1 Feb 2014 14:52

Welcome back Teresa :-D
I think that our motto should be 'once a member always a member' so you can pop in and out whenever you want to

Cooper

Cooper Report 1 Feb 2014 14:32

Happy new year everyone :-D I have lapsed and two pounds over my starting weight at S/W which I rejoined at the end of december.

So may I rejoin you all again?

I am starting from scratch with extra easy plan. Weigh in is on a Thursday or Saturday depending on work commitments.

Teresa :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 1 Feb 2014 10:57

Shelly, I still have my Christmas four pounds and can't seem to shift it. I have very good days and very bad days. I need to be somewhere in between every day :-D

Congratulations on stopping smoking. I really do admire you for doing this, it must be so hard to do. My husband couldn't stop, he tried several times but never succeeded. He would have done anything for me but he just couldn't stop smoking although he did cut down. He died two years ago of throat cancer. Xx

Dame*Shelly*(

Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 1 Feb 2014 00:18

this weeks up date :-(

not so good as i have put on a pound or 2
but was exspeting that like i have already said
with not smokeing

well doing good with the patches as im just comeing up to my 4th week on sunday
but not so good with the diet so going to put my all in to it this week.
i think now with the christmas pounds all round i have put back on half a stone
and im beging to feel it.

:-( :-( :-( :-( :-( :-( :-(

also haveing car truble and with work i have not been getting to the gym
so not a lot of motervasion going on

good new is im not one to give up that ealsy so roll on monday as a nother new start for me

:-D :-D :-D :-D