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Dieting again
Thu 17-Jul-14
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Aly
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Butter and eggs all the way! Couldn't manage without! I am working on reducing carbs now I know they are really needed in the quantity I have been used to!

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Fri 18-Jul-14
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Been for my weigh in.....I wasn't expecting to have lost, maybe even put on.  However, I've lost 1.2 kg (2 lbs and a bit) so that's made me happy.  Not going again for 3 weeks as nurse is on holiday, so I must take care not to feel like I've got a bit of a reprieve!!  However, I'm not dieting Sunday or Monday while we're up in Northampton, but will get straight back into the healthy eating/exercise on Tues.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Fri 18-Jul-14
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Well done you seem to be in control now!

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Fri 18-Jul-14
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I think my mindset has changed, Aly.  Whereas before on diets, if I ate anything perceived as 'naughty' I regarded it more or less as a disaster, now I do occasionally have the odd thing which is high in calories.  But now I don't demonise it, I just cut back a bit on subsequent meals.  I think allowing myself to have the occasional thing which isn't, strictly speaking, 'diet' food has taken away the guilt.  And I know it isn't going to bring my weight loss to a halt.

I wasn't thinking I'd not lost anything due to bad eating this week, it was more a case of me having a 'fat' week......I'm sure you all know what I mean, ladies!!  It's been one of those weeks where every item of clothing I've put on has got me thinking "yes, your bum DOES look fat in that!!!"

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

Fri 18-Jul-14
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My biggest change has been snacking. I sometimes have cake or biscuits but not always and generally find smaller meals with nothing in between is enough. I used to eat when not hungry and still do from time to time but not as much as before. It works to never deny yourself something but have found the longer I go without sinful stuff the less I want it.

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Sat 19-Jul-14
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I usually eat three meals with no snacking apart from at weekends, I haven't been weighed for a while as I do not have scales down here ,but have noticed clothes fitting better since I have had to go vegetarian, I usually use soya or tofu but have fish about 3 times a week.

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Sat 19-Jul-14
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I never snack, well hardly ever! I usually have a piece of fruit if I can resist anything sweet.

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Sat 19-Jul-14
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For the last few months I haven't been eating anything between breakfast, lunch and dinner (except the odd occasion). I haven't lost much weight, only a few pounds. My problem is the evenings - I am usually quite hungry by 5:00 p.m. and have a little nibble - cheese, crackers, some fruit. Then I have dinner around 7:30, but am hungry again by 9:00 or 10:00 and have a snack before I go to bed, usually some fruit or a sandwich and glass of milk. I know it is bad to have anything after dinner but seem to have trouble sleeping on a (relatively) empty stomach!

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Sun 20-Jul-14
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Might what you eat Chris. Protein fills you for longer, do your meals have enough protein? There is also a thing called the carb monster which is very hard to ignore. The more you eat the more you want apparently. Try adjusting this. By gradually cutting down and fasting twice a week I am now comfortable with an empty feeling. Each to their own and all that but just a suggestion that may help rid you of the munchies.

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Sun 20-Jul-14
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Aly is right Chris, if I ever need a snack I usually have a small chunk of cheese.

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Sun 20-Jul-14
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Great suggestions, ladies! I'll give it a try. and let you know how I make out.

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Tue 22-Jul-14
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Saw a poster in a shop today which made me laugh

"A balanced diet is a cake in both hands!"

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Wed 23-Jul-14
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love itbig_laugh

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Thu 24-Jul-14
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I am over the Moon, it has been three weeks, but despite eating a fair amount of Ice Cream, have lost two Pounds, so am still on Track.laugh

Thu 24-Jul-14
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Well done Tina.

learning to love veg…..except celery :-O

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