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Dieting again
Thu 12-Jun-14
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Nothing to do with weight loss Eileen, I do this at least once a week, it is an effort for me to wash Pots and Pans after making a Meal, so just have a rest from it sometimes. Will have some Protein later on, as must eat Supper or I can't sleep, but will have it earlier.wave

Thu 12-Jun-14
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eileen54 said
just be careful Tina if you eat too little you will not lose weight.

How does that work, Eileen? I'm guessing it's something to do with your metabolism.

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Thu 12-Jun-14
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I think it is to do with you need Protein to burn Fat, so, if you don't eat enough you will not do so.  It will be a struggle for me, I know that, but just cutting out the amount of sweet stuff, should help. Being sedentary, means I sit for long periods and get bored so although I eat small Meals, I tend to pick, and it is, simply something to do.  Well. tomorrow, will be my first weigh in, I think I  can say have been good, this week.

Fri 13-Jun-14
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If you eat too little your body thinks there is a famine Chris. I think the recommended guidelines today say you should eat 1500 calories a day to lose weight.

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

Fri 13-Jun-14
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That sounds correct, Eileen. Weighed myself for the first time this morning, and have lost three pounds, so very pleased.  My biggest problem is Cups of Tea, I allow myself 600 Mls, but still not enough, will have to try putting less Milk in, should drink Water, I know, but hate it, will try with a squirt of Lime Juice in. I should say, 6oo Mls Milk

Fri 13-Jun-14
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Well done Tina!

I now drink almost exclusively water, I just have one cup of coffee first thing in the morning and water all the time after that.  Very occasionally I might have one cup of tea in the afternoon.  It's just a case of getting used to it, I suppose.  Prior to being diagnosed as diabetic, I had sugar in tea/coffee......that stopped of course upon diagnosis.  I hate the taste of sweeteners and have never really managed to like the taste of tea/coffee without sugar, so I hardly ever drink them anymore.

I just don't feel in a dieting or exercising mood today.  I'm not going to stuff my face with anything going, will try to be sensible and get back to it tomorrow.

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Fri 13-Jun-14
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I think that is very wise Sue, sometimes you just need a rest from the Regime. I must try with the Water I know Ineed it to flush the Toxins out. I don't take Sugar in either Tea or Coffee, and only have Coffee at Breakfast, as my Report often said, 'must try harder'.wave

Fri 13-Jun-14
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Well done Tina. Think we need a pat on the back smiley. Why don't you try putting a little sugar free or no added sugar squash in your water? I believe most diets allow that.

Never give up Tomorrow is another day.

Fri 13-Jun-14
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Been off the diet today and in a perverse way it's done me good.  Had cheese sandwiches and a fruit scone for tea, and am now feeling so bloated and uncomfortable that it's brought it home to me just how much better I've been feeling over the past couple of weeks when I've had no bread at all.

Am actually looking forward to going back on the diet tomorrow.

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Fri 13-Jun-14
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Must be something in the air! I fasted until 5pm then gave in! Have had more than my 500 kcals this evening. Weekend off then back to it on Monday. Might do two fasts next week instead of three and see if it makes a difference.

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Sat 14-Jun-14
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Back to my diet again today after yesterday's blip.....come on Aly, we can do this!  I enjoyed the cheese sarnies whilst I was eating them, but hated the bloating after effects so that's certainly put me off bread for a while.

For lunch today doing lean steak mince with a tray of oven roasted Mediterranean veggies.

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Sat 14-Jun-14
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Next fast is Monday so I just keep an eye on it over the weekend. That is why I like 5:2, I do not want to count calories or points! It seems to be working too.

Alongside the fasting on each fast day I do some de cluttering. At the moment I am sorting my clothes, thinning them out! Three bags so far in the charity bin.

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Sat 14-Jun-14
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Looking forward to a fried Egg, and a slice of grilled Bacon, tomorrow, one of my saved up for Treats, there will be a few more over the Weekend.smile

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Ordered myself a DIET Plate, on Amazon, has anyone any experience with it?  Brother came in, Doc has told him to Diet, so ordered one for him. They have a good write up, shows you how big your Portions should be, saves counting Calories. Bit pricey, will have to be careful when washing it. Looking forward to Brunch, will amalgamate my Breakfast Calories with my Lunch ones, and have Egg and Bacon..  Happy Dieting!wave

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Been a bit naughty over the Weekend, so am back on Track today.

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