6 October 2013

Lose A Stone For Christmas!

Last week I joined Slimming World. I was fed up of feeling low and always waiting to 'start my diet on Monday' so me and my friend scooted along to a local meeting. I'm a super fussy eater and because of this I always struggle to follow diets. Much to my delight though, slimming world offers you a huge variety of foods. I've been following the diet plan religiously everyday and I've gotta say I'm really impressed so far. I almost don't understand how I could possibly lose weight without ever feeling hungry or restricted. Sure, you can't eat a whole bar of galaxy, or munch on a tube of pringles but I mean really, what do you expect? The diet allows you to fill up on as much fruit/veg/potatoes/pasta etc as you like. Yes, you read that right! Pasta, potatoes and rice all fall under the category of 'free foods' meaning you can eat as much of it as you like without feeling guilty. 


Coincidentally, I stumbled across a sort of 'bloggers slimming club' today whilst catching up on some blogs. I jumped at the chance to be a part of it; the more motivation the better! I think it's such a great idea, particularly if (like me) you're just starting out on your weight loss/healthy eating journey. 
 
The aim of the bloggers slimmers club is to lose a stone by Christmas. I think I'm a little late jumping on the bandwagon but as I was aiming for this anyway I'm hoping I will be able to lose it! I'd love to finish this year/start next year on a positive note. My ultimate goal is to lose 2.5 - 3 stone in total so this would be a great way to kick it all off! I'll be checking in every Thursday with weekly weigh ins (my Slimming World weigh in occurs on a Wednesday night so it works out best that way). Good luck to everyone else participating. We can do this!   

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  1. After years of struggling and going from too thin to too big I found diets just don't work, I think stuff like slimmers world works as they don't do any of those daft avoid these foods thing. I weigh everything I eat and keep track, I count calories but I don't avoid anything! Sensible weight loss is the way forward along with support from others in the same boat :) If you are ever struggling feel free to contact me!


    Sharon xx

    Beauty, Miscellany

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    1. Thanks Sharon! I'll definitely be in touch if I have any questions :). I totally agree I've never understood fad diets... They just don't seem realistic, definitely not something you can keep up for life! x

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  2. Certainly never too late to join in! I am back in the group now with weight loss posts after a long year and hope that my weight loss continues. It still surprises me even now that I can lose weight whilst still eating! Hope you have a fantastic week and bring on Christmas :) We can do it!! Sim @ Sim's Life x

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    1. Ah wonderful, a fellow slimming world member! It's crazy isn't it! I only joined last Wednesday so I'm a little worried that I won't see any loss at my first weigh in cus' I've been eating away! Fingers crossed. I hope you have a great week too! x

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  3. Great to see a new face and don't worry, we only started a couple of weeks ago and haven't had a great couple of weeks so you'll be at about the same stage as us anyway !! ;-)

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  4. Hi Gemma, it's lovely to have you on board. I've heard a lot of good things about slimming world, so good luck with that. And as I've had a little set back this week, you're not alone in starting this week. Thanks for linking up and I look forward to reading how you get on next week :)

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    1. I'm happy to be on board! I hope you have a great week and don't worry about your little set back, it's never too late to get back on track :) x

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  5. Slimming Yah, totally everybodies goal...sigh...if it could just be easy

    Stephanie Dong Fashion +

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    1. I know ha ha tell me about it! I wish there was a magic wand x

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  6. What a good idea! Good luck Gemma! Not that you need to loose any Mrs! xx

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    1. Ha ha thanks Grady! Think I'll need all the luck I can get :p xxx

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