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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*("\(*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

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 20 Jan 2014 14:14

Mine give your body fat percentage as well which is quite good I think they have come down a lot in price now.. You can also store up to 4 peoples height details which you need for doing the fat percentage. Mine are Tanita.


Paula+ Report 20 Jan 2014 14:00

Hello Wendy, mine are very old WW scales and clearly need to be replaced. I did mention to OH that I thought they were inconsistent , so I was delighted this morning. One lady is going to WW at the moment and said her weight was the same today. Just looking on the internet for the best scales to get.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 20 Jan 2014 13:50

Preferably the same make and model as those owned by your yoga teacher ;-)

Well done to you, it certainly isn't easy.


Paula+ Report 20 Jan 2014 13:47

I have been weighing myself at home once a week for a while now, over the last few weeks I have gained and lost randomly. I have not significantly changed my eating so was feeling slightly demotivated. At Yoga class this morning the teacher weighed us with newly calibrated scales and I was five lbs under my current home weight. This included my Yoga clothes. This would put me to my goal weight from 2011, I think some new scales are needed,

Keep up the good work.

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 20 Jan 2014 13:46

Yep Shelley, loads of hills and steps just a bit short on will power.

Just remember to let be know when you're arriving :-D

I'm still struggling with five pounds, I just can't seem to get motivated again. It's been quite cold and very wet lately, just like England, and I'm sitting too much and eating too much :-(


Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 20 Jan 2014 12:46

last friday i was the same
i dident realy exspet to loss any think not with the
non smokeing so ill give it a week or to befor i realy get back in to my diet
as i need the smokeing patch to kick in and i dont mind not lossing any think as long as i dont start to put on every week

well done lynda

TS have you got any hill if so im comeing over to you so we both can run up and down them :-D that should get rid of the christmas goodies


~Lynda~ Report 15 Jan 2014 21:39

Another pound down, what with my few days away, and eating out I'm very pleased with myself :-D Just a few pounds to go :-D


~Lynda~ Report 14 Jan 2014 10:06

We've fallen off the wagon a bit haven't we but it'll be good getting back on ;-) I've had a great weekend in London, food was great and plentiful, weigh in tomorrow, so will see just how much I enjoyed myself :-D Good thing is I've come home and happily back on track. Another hoiliday in two weeks, but that's an active one with spas, so that should move a pound or two, well hopefully :-D

Have a good week everyone :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 11 Jan 2014 12:04

Shelly I also have put on five pound spread over the last five weeks. The lead up to Christmas was food, food, food. Today I have started again to get that off plus two more giving me a half stone target and then I'll take it from ther. I do go out for lunch quite a lot with friends as that seems to be the way here. in England I would meet friends for coffee and a gossip. I have got a Burns Night do to go to but it is a Buffett so I hope I can stick to the diet there and I will dance a lot!

I'm doing the 5-2 diet that has worked for me in the past but I start off for the first two weeks doing 3-4. Three days really cutting back and four days eating normally but sensibly. Watch this space.

Giving up smoking must be really hard. I do hope you can do it. Take all the help you can get to achieve this. <3


Dame*Shelly*("\(*o*)/") Report 11 Jan 2014 10:43

what can i say

i have eaten like a beast over christmas yes i have put on the pounda about 4/5
but the good news is that all christmas goodies are now gone so no more scoffing for me.

but i think im going to have a bit of a battle this year as im going to have a nother try of giveing up the smokeing

diet and no smokeing well see what happens on that one
im going to get patches this time to see if thay work for me as last time
a just went cold turky as thay say LOL
and i think i went on my diet to quick afther giveing up smokeing
and the non smokeing only lastied about 6 months

what ever happens im not going to put all my whaigh back on
no way


<3 <3 <3 <3


AnnCardiff Report 9 Jan 2014 10:28

lost half a pound last night so am now three pounds below target - sounds as if you're in for a good weekend Lynda - enjoy!!!! :-D


~Lynda~ Report 9 Jan 2014 10:02

The pound I gained at Christmas has gone :-D

Am off for a weekend in London this weekend, a present from our son, food and all sorts included in a smashing hotel, so I won't be dieting much this weekend, BUT the good thing is, there's a lovely pool, sauna and spa there, so the bit I gain with the food, I just might be able to get rid of at the spa :-D

Have a good week everyone :-D


AnnCardiff Report 5 Jan 2014 21:08

weighed in on Thursday last week and after eating a whole box of Lindt's chocs and a box of Quality Street, plus trifle etc. I had put on one and a half pounds - still below target thank goodness - back to normal Wednesday weigh in this week


~Lynda~ Report 5 Jan 2014 19:00

Happy new year ladies:) My weigh in day is Wednesday, but seeing as the last 2 Wednesdays have been holidays, weigh in day was Friday, couldn't do the first Friday, so was expecting a rather big gain last Friday, but I had only put on a pound, I am amazed, but extremly chuffed :) although I feel like I have put on 4 or 5 pounds, maybe that's because I have been inactive, and just feel larger, who knows? The weather isn't helping have only been on a couple of walks since Christmas, but I have been cooking for the freezer, so have healthy food ready made. I have two holiday breaks in January, but both include quite a bit of waking, so the meals out, will be walked off...I hope :) We all need to get ourselves into gear, and think of how wonderful we will look by the spring. We can do it :-D

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 1 Jan 2014 11:38

New year - new start :-). I'm four pounds up gained over the last four weeks and I can feel it, the trousers I wore to out to dinner last night were definitely tighter on the waist! Back on track now I need to get that four pounds off quickly before it takes root and multiplies :-(

Well done to Ann and Paula and good luck to everyone else


Paula+ Report 31 Dec 2013 14:40

Ann I am smiling at the moment <3


AnnCardiff Report 31 Dec 2013 13:55

coo - ain't you the lucky one :-D


Paula+ Report 31 Dec 2013 13:15

Just over a month ago I had to change my diet due to my IBS becoming more troublesome. I was absolutely astounded this morning despite tucking into some Christmas goodies to discover that I have lost 1.1/2 lbs. :-D :-D :-D