General Chat

Top tip - using the Genes Reunited community

Welcome to the Genes Reunited community boards!

  • The Genes Reunited community is made up of millions of people with similar interests. Discover your family history and make life long friends along the way.
  • You will find a close knit but welcoming group of keen genealogists all prepared to offer advice and help to new members.
  • And it's not all serious business. The boards are often a place to relax and be entertained by all kinds of subjects.
  • The Genes community will go out of their way to help you, so don’t be shy about asking for help.

Quick Search

Single word search

New Scottish Census

New Scottish census records

Do you have Scottish ancestors?

Perhaps you do and you just didn't know! Search our brand new Scottish census records today and discover if you have Scottish roots.

Search Scottish Census

Icons

  • New posts
  • No new posts
  • Thread closed
  • Stickied, new posts
  • Stickied, no new posts

Slimming? New members very welcome

Page 4 + 1 of 24

  1. «
  2. 1
  3. 2
  4. 3
  5. 4
  6. 5
  7. 6
  8. 7
  9. 8
  10. 9
  11. 10
  12. »
ProfilePosted byOptionsPost Date

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 11 Jul 2013 21:45

Hi Everyone, special hello to Jemima & Glasgow Lass, good to see new people join in, the more merrier :-D

Loved your story about the false leg Jemima, bet that was a jaw dropping moment :-D

Well done Ann on losing another 2 lb, your going in the right direction :-D

Glasgow lass, it's amazing how quickly the lbs pile on, wish they came off as quickly. I think your head needs to be in the right place to diet, no good starting half heartedly is there, hopefully by adding to this thread it'll give you the oomph to eat healthily, and the lbs will come off, good luck :-D

I've had a fabulous few days away, had a day in a spa, had lots of steams, and spent a good while in the lovely spa pool, also had a long doze on the water beds, can't believe how relaxing they are. I had a facial and a lovely massage, all in all a great day.

Had I off just done that I would of probably lost a few pounds, BUT we went to a couple of lovely restaurants, I was careful what I chose, but it wasn't like eating at home, is it :-) Spent today in Cambridge, what a beautiful place that is, and we wanted to sightsee, we had picky food, again nothing dreadful, but I have eaten too much bread, oh and a cream tea, well you have to when it's offered don't you ;-)

Anyway, back to normal now, so will make an extra effort to make sure I at least stay the same :-D



TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 12 Jul 2013 19:32

Have put on a lot of weight over the last couple of years.
Son had been here quite a lot - he loves chocolate, si I kept buying it. Then I hepled him to eat it!
Stopped buying choc. a few weeks ago, lost about six pounds. Still a long way to go.

Will now try to weigh myself every Saturday morning so that I will have a real record.
Not going on a special diet but will cut down, especially on sugar and fat.

Trying to get more mobile too, still have very low energy levels. At the moment I'm half-way thriugha one morning a week falls prevention workshop. When it is finished will go back to my exercise group (Extend/tai Chi).

Also trying to get fit enough to take up gardening, but rather too hot at the moment.

Will weigh myself tomorrow, make a note and then come back in a week to let you know how I get on.

Tess

P.S. Well done evryone on the weight you have already lost. Keep it up (or down!).

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 12 Jul 2013 20:17

Are you a new recruit ready to fight the pounds Tess, there's a good few of us now :-D

I've been very good today , hope it shows at weigh in. :-D

Hope everyone is doing o.k :-D

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget

TessAkaBridgetTheFidget Report 12 Jul 2013 21:26

I was on a slomming thread some time ago, had trouble with computer so stopped posting to the thread. Since then have put on weight. :-( :-(

Am now starting again. This thread will help to keep me going (I hope).

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 12 Jul 2013 22:04

I think it's a lot easier losing weight with others Tess, bit of encouragement when you're not doing so good, and praise when you are, is sometimes all you need to carry on :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2013 22:21

well foodwise today has been a bit of a mish mash - it's been so hot and humid - made me right out of sorts - haven't sinned really but as I said, eaten an odd assortment :-D

Best time of the year to diet though as for me it the best fruit and veg on the go at the moment - bought some lovely British runner beans today - my favourite veg of all and I am going to have a bumper crop in the garden shortly

I love those flat donut peaches - scrummy, and today I discovered flat donut nectarines and they are just as lovely - in fact I've eaten about six of them - they are rather small mind!!

I have all the ingredients now for a fish pie using light Primula cheese in tubes and it's free on Extra East Slimming World - shall be making it tomorrow - I do love fish

Noticed in Asda frozen section they do bags of a variety of fish chunks for fish pies - nice one Asda :-D

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 12 Jul 2013 22:31

Do you do the slimming world chips Ann, where you boil or steam the chipped potato, then spray with fry light and put in the oven until golden, they are as lovely as fried chips, and because they are free on slimming world, you can eat as many as you want, I also make mash potatoes, creamier by adding a raw egg when you are mashing them, they are lovely too :-D

Veg is my favourite too, especially home made vegetable soup, I've always got a large supply in the freezer :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2013 22:35

never been a chip fan Lynda - love home made soup and bought a big bag of cheap tomatoes at the fruit and veg shop in our village this morning - so they'll be soup tomorrow

TwinkleStar

TwinkleStar Report 12 Jul 2013 23:41

Hello all

I'd like to join your slimming thread.... Please :-)

I'm with slimming world and just got my stone and half award on Tuesday and then later that night realised I only had 1 stone 1/2 a pound to go until my target..... Happy, happy, happy :-D

Hope you are all having a good slimming week x

TwinkleStar

TwinkleStar Report 12 Jul 2013 23:44

Ps Lynda... You can't beat SW chips :-D And potatoes mashed up with LowLow cheese or Aunt Bessies frozen swede and carrot is totally scrummy :-)

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 12 Jul 2013 23:45

all tips welcome :-D

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 15 Jul 2013 17:18

After my mini holiday last week, and a weekend of entertaining, I'm, not holding out much hope for a loss tonight, still I'm back on track, so if I have put on, I'm hoping for a good week next week. Will look in later to tell you what happens on the scales :-S

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 15 Jul 2013 19:23

Just had my 4th weigh in and have lost 1/2lb....That makes 7lbs in 4weeks...Got my half stone sticker but didn't get a cert as I think she forgot me!!! Everyone else got there's :-S
I'm hoping for a bit more next week but that's 21 1/2lbs since April.....I have just made a no pastry quiche and it was delicious...Got enough left for the next couple of days... :-D
Jules x

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 15 Jul 2013 21:19

Snap Jules I lost 1/2lb too, well done to you :-D

I was surprised I lost but very pleased, gave me more incentive for the week ahead :-D

DIZZI

DIZZI Report 15 Jul 2013 21:33

WAS TAKEN OFF THE PD PILL WHICH CAUSED
WATER RETENTION NINE DAYS AGO
FIRST TWO DAYS I LOST 10 POUNDS
TODAY IT IS NOW 1 STONE 2 POUND
ALL WATER BUT SUCH A RELIEF
MY CALF'S WERE 15 INCHS WENT UP TO 18 INCH
NOW DOWN TO 16 INCH
ALL WATER FLIPPIN WATER

Cooper

Cooper Report 17 Jul 2013 16:28

Ah there you all are :-D :-D :-D Just popping in and out and will read the updates tomorrow.

Well done to everyone and hallo to the new joiners.

Well its been a bit up and down, but still down. I have 2lbs to go before I get the magic stone loss. I have not been this weight for at least three years

I think the hot weather has helped in not wanting to eat so much.

Will pop in tomorrow

Teresa

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Jul 2013 19:34

just back from Slimming World - lost 3lb - that's seven and a half in four weeks!!!

~Lynda~

~Lynda~ Report 17 Jul 2013 20:21

Wow, well done that's fantastic, bet you are really chuffed with yourself :-D

Teresa, hope you lose that 2lb this week :-D

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Jul 2013 20:49

what you need Dizzi is tap on the knee :-D

TwinkleStar

TwinkleStar Report 17 Jul 2013 22:08

Hello all, another 1.5lb off yesterday... 11lb to go until target!! It's taken me ages to lose what I have but now the end is in sight yay :-D

Hope everyone has a great week x