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  • Well done Natalie. I sometimes worry about posting my successes as it can seem a bit holier than thou especially to those who are struggling. But the point of being on this site is to lose weight, get back to health, look better or feel better so no point in just posting our failings or when we need help. I have a friend who I always know is in trouble (family, work etc not her personally) because she stops contacting me. I soon get on to her and she says she doesnt like to bring other people down with her woes. What are friends for, we are all here to look after each other.

    I had a blip upwards this morning but can put it down to 2 things, No pooh yesterday and hubby did his usual sausage and beans. The sausages are chicken and quite low in cals but the baked beans will be holding onto fluids for a day.

    Looks like our heatwave is over and certain areas around us had a mad hailstone storm a couple of night ago. We were praying for it to rain, I even went outside and did a little dance, but to no effect. It seems to bypass us on all sides but thankfully we also missed the storm.

    I am trying to find someone to come and cut our hedge. Our English gardeners have split up and individually are too busy. Been ringing round French recommendations so I will be speaking fluent jardinage soon. Have a good week.

  • posted by  SunnyB on Positive Thoughts Thread Anyone?
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    Hello my positive friends …. very conscious I haven’t posted any positives recently, but am here today to offer up a few.

    🌸 enjoying spending time with my parents, who are here with us in Turkey at the moment.
    🌸 visiting vineyards, wine tasting and purchasing … what’s not to like!
    🌸 just collected a ‘backup’ dress for DD’s Wedding next week, in case I can’t fit in to the one I purchased awhile ago. Guy on the shop thought I was 18yrs younger than I am …. I’ll take that.
    🌸 plenty of sunshine and warm weather … makes me one happy bunny🐇!

    Hope your day is going well and life is bringing good things your way too.

  • Good morning everyone. I’ve lost 2kg in the past 2 weeks which is great but I know it’s like a yo-yo of fat that keeps coming back! This time I want cut the string and get rid of it for good. My body does NOT need this many layers of fat to keep warm this winter. Onward and downward.

  • Oh top marks SG! well resisted and great progress! Would be SO nice to see 11st 5 again!!
    I need to re-find my inner stubbornness….. i know if i can string a week together i wont want to ruin it….. so i need to make it though to the weekend then keep going! Hopefully having stood on scales i can keep doing that and it will also motivate me!

    Your 2 step guide is spot on!! It really is that simple – here’s the rules – follow them – dont eat cr@ppy carbs!!
    I shall not eat cake again!!!! It was not worth it! I am longer fasting today to get back near ketosis and hopefully loose the cravings! Mindlessly stomping round the house seeking a food which will satisfy my itch is bringing me down! I know the itch cannot be cured!!

    We just get a plain rotissier chicken and i dont eat the skin…..hopefully minimising anything added in, but i do worry with chicken as i would love to eat just high welfare birds, but cant always be sure!!

  • Hi all, well I didnt fall off my pedestal over the last week, especially the weekend when a glass of rose in the sunshine was calling. I managed to shut it out and I am so pleased because I am back down to my lowest weight of this last couple of years – 72.5 or 11 st 5lbs. That is what I weighed before I went away for Easter and I did so little damage (around 3lbs on) so it shows how hard and how long it can take to get the weight back down. I set myself a goal of 7lbs in 6 weeks and I am now 4.25lbs down (how the heck do you type quarters) with 2.75 lbs to go in 2 weeks. I am not amazing but I do have a very strong will. My hubby says I am like a terrier with a sock, I wont let go. Fortunately, (or not) I have the added motivator of getting rid of insulin and becoming a diet controlled diabetic.

    Hope things are getting better for you Lauren. I laughed at your hubby comments. My hubby is now 77 but was 45 when I met him. I fell for him because he is steady and reliable but I then have to accept he is a stick in the mud. I can hear him saying ‘that tartan would make a lovely throw for the setee’. My biggest problem is that he is magnolia man so our decorating is so bland. I won out with our bedroom which I painted lilac and white and after 17 years I still love it. On the subject of proteins, Julz just reminded me, I always buy a rotissier chicken from the supermarket. You have to be careful they are not treated with chemicals or coated with sugary sauces but it is so handy to have in the fridge and lasts me most of the week for snacks.

    Julz, step away from the cake. We will have to develop a 12 steps action plan like AA only ours will only have 2 steps, dont put it in your mouth and if you do, dont swallow it :):):)

    Keep on keeping on RubyG, I know you can do it. You are over a year on this and it can get tiresome and we have to live our lives. Things have been tough enough without being down on ourselves all the time.

    Oh well, I am hoping for a successful week and hoping I can hold out with the treats until we go away. Trying to envisage that dress in my wardrobe fitting for the wedding so I will KOKO.

  • Oh Lauren, its not easy. Small steps and small plans I think is all you should be trying to do. One day at a time. Trying to think of some handy stuff that will keep ok and is good to have for foggy moments….. tinned tuna? Tinned beans (asda’s mixed bean salad has not hidden nasties, other brands not as good) or even tinned green beans or something? Broccoli seems to keep forever….but stock up on frozen veg. Keep some cream cheese handy as it can be used to cheer up the other stuff….. mixed through broccoli or any other veggies. Bags of nuts…. im partial to a pecan…. can be added to yogurt or just as they come. oh yogurt….. maybe get wee pots so they last? Tins of chopped tomatoes…. easy and quick to make into a sauce…along with the cream cheese…. LOL.

    Am i helping at all?? I’m all about the simple….. and not having to worry about recipes as such.

    My dinner to night will be chicken which Costco has kindly roasted for me and some salad….. super easy and delicious!

  • posted by  Natalie on Positive Thoughts Thread Anyone?
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    I’m still here! I guess some days it’s harder than others to find positives worth talking about…
    🚶🏼‍♀️Today I was sent on a brisk 20 min walk to the far end of campus. Exercise on work time! Yay for getting paid to get healthy.
    🛏 Looking forward to clean sheets tonight.
    🧀 Cheese. Cheese is awesome.

  • Hi Julz!

    Pleased I’m not the only one!

    I’m still off sick at the moment and really trying to at least meal plan so I can then shopping plan, but my brain is just not working! Damn ME brain fog!! This is the worst I’ve been in 15 years and it’s getting a tad frustrating to say the least, how I’m going to go back to work in a week is anyone’s guess.

    Also discovered recently (I had my suspicions) that my new husband is actually a 90 year old man in a 37 years old’s clothing…..we are trying to find new furniture to buy with our wedding money (our existing stuff is a mishmash of old, older, broken and more broken second hand stuff) and we have discovered that whilst I like the smooth, clean lines of Scandi furniture, bordering on sort of space age minimalist, he likes rustic cottagecore, farmhouse style walnut dark medieval castle type stuff. Finding a middle ground is proving challenging (not helped by the fact we are both a tad stubborn and therefore not willing to compromise!)

    Anyway, I shall keep on keeping on in the words of sg trying to get my brain to function to plan out some meals for this week. At the moment we have half a sad onion, half a very sad pepper (which even the guinea pigs have turned their noses up at) and some very sad kale, with no protein or anything even remotely meal like in the house, so I need to get organised really.

    L

  • My name is Julz and I am addicted to carbs, i have been pretending to be low carb for 6 months…. but i have been kidding myself! Classically i will eat a low carb meal, then have a slice of cake!! I need to get a grip, stop faking it and get it under control. I stood on the scales…. it was not pretty….but it does indicate I am ready to take this seriously!! So im now 12 hours in….. and promise myself to make a full 7 days, literally going 1 day / mealtime at a time!!

    Thank you for taking up the reins Lauren. I’m with you on the curve balls….. but we are here and we are fighting!!

    How’s everyone else doing??

  • posted by  ADD6605 on Jubilee Journey
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    Morning all,I feel well and truly ‘lettuced’ (thank you Yowzer) and had a better day yesterday for it.Onward and downward! Dawn X

  • posted by  ClarinetCathy on Jubilee Journey
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    Hello everyone

    Nokie- good to hear you’re feeling better and your Doctor sounds lovely. I am going to be on this bus for quite a while yet with you as sadly I am struggling to lose my excess weight and it seems to be going slower than usual! I cannot break the 150 lb barrier! I’m not weighing this week because the scales are not moving down and I get fed up every morning so I’ll just weigh once a week on a Friday and keep hoping for good news.

    Yowser- I know what you mean about struggling with worrying about weight . I look at big people who are years younger than me and I ask myself why I am so hard on myself at my age. I am always struggling to like myself and always struggling to achieve my goal but like you I am staying on the bus and giving it my best!

    It was my son’s birthday yesterday and I ate a piece of coffee and walnut cake with him and his wife and I did it mindfully! I am not angry with myself for saying yes, that is quite liberating. Today I was back on the wagon and it felt good not weighing this morning. My goal is to try and get to 148 this week- I am not giving up on this goal which seems difficult to achieve! I will chip away!!

    Lovely to be sharing this difficult journey with such lovely people.

  • posted by  Nokie on Jubilee Journey
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    Hello yowzer49
    Glad I helped you today 🤣

    Yes I am feeling better today just got to get back in that bus and keep going !!!
    I am 68 so not far behind you we can do this it’s a great forum too💕
    One question I would like to ask do any of you use the mm shakes I found them good only 249 calories with the 300 ml of almond milk helps if you don’t know what to have
    Love nokie xx

  • posted by  Yowzer49 on Positive Thoughts Thread Anyone?
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    Yoohoo! where is everyone!👀
    NATALIE I hope you got whoever you voted for! x
    My Monday
    *~These days I never wake up on a Monday without thinking how lovely it is to no longer have that Monday morning feeling of going back to work after a weekend away..even tho by 11 a.m. Monday I wd be right back into the workday groove!
    Its nice to be retired and have so much free time!
    *~ Waiting in for a delivery,due between 830 a.m- 1230..and it came on the dot of 830! Yippee!
    *~ Cheque in the post,no idea what’s for,says Warranty Refund and my name and address,no other details..£23 I wasn’t expecting at all,but for the life of me I can’t explain it. Still it was a nice surprise,haven’t received a cheque for a long long time!
    Have a fabarooney week everybody! XXX 😘

  • posted by  Yowzer49 on Jubilee Journey
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    Hi NOKIE! You sound brighter,are you feeling a bit better?
    You’ve helped me today to not give up..I was thinking,for heavens sake,I’m 72! Why am I struggling with worries about weight. Just relax,enjoy life,stop thinking about food and just eat normally,forget about dieting! Unleash the Carb Monster!
    But if you’re up for staying on the bus,NOKIE,I will too.
    We know exactly how to do this! Come on DAWN join us,let’s get going! Ding ding! It’s the Magic Bus! XX

  • posted by  Nokie on Jubilee Journey
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    Hello all of you on the 🚌 bus

    Just checking in to tell what happened at docs!!!
    I had a few tears 😭 but the doc was lovely she told me to carry on with my statins ad I feel ok on them I am going to take an antidepressant just for a while and have some sessions with a councillor. I told her it was a vicious circle as I eat every thing in site when things go wrong 🤣
    I told her I had done the mm sugar diet about 5 years ago and got to my goal weight !!! She said ok I want you to do the same and I have to back in 12 weeks which will be August!! And have my bloods tested she said it was a good diet !!
    So looks like I am on this bus 🚌 for another 13 weeks I am determined now to fo it as I have this forum to keep me going and also all the other help u really hope I come out the other side a thinner positive person 💕Thankyou for your support I know I haven’t been on the bid long but I appreciate it
    Be in touch soon and keep going all
    Love nokie xx💕

  • Hi everyone, I promised Wendy I’d set up the thread this week – I am channelling Wendy!!

    Welcome to this week’s session of Carbs Anonymous. My name is Lauren, and I am addicted to carbs. I have been low carb, for about ten minutes to be honest.

    Sorry folks, my attempt at a little joke…..

    Have to say I’ve been failing utterly recently, life is throwing a lot of curve balls at me, and I am rapidly turning into a curved ball myself! But I’m going to choose to be proud of myself for the fact that I’m still here and I’m still trying!

    We welcomed back a couple of faces last week, OneStep and Julz (possibly some others I’ve missed) – you were missed and we’re pleased to have you all back on with us!

    Sunshinegirl continues to hold us all in awe I think with her dedication and wonderfulness!!

    Welcome back to all long timers, newcomers welcome, if you’ve been hanging around but not posting please say hello! We are friendly! If you want to come back, remember we’ll welcome you regardless how long your absence, and no judgement here if you’ve fallen off the wagon or anything else! You’re human, not a robot and life is hard!

    I have no more inspiration to give for now folks but if I suddenly get a flash I will share it later!

    Lauren (on behalf of the far superior wendleg, sunshinegirl and SunnyB)

  • Hello …. almost the end of yet another week!
    S-g I’m glad it’s soooo warm that you ‘have to’ swim …. wish it was here!
    We seem to be a shrinking band on these boards lately but s-g you and I are approaching the end of our 6th year following this way of life so we will just have to keep on keeping on ….. anybody else still here who can equal or top that?
    Anyway, I really feel that my health is far better than it might have been without the BSD. We will never really know, but my T2 is diet controlled. It seems to be a mute point as to whether you can ever be ‘cured’ but hey … just happy that my BS is ‘normal’ and I don’t take medication. The other ‘positive’ for me is that I never get that afternoon ‘dip’ ie. sugar crash, that I used to get after a lunch of sandwiches!
    So this week has been fine for me just treading water. I seem to have found the level at which I can maintain quite happily and when I’m ready to lose again I know what to do.
    So, on that note I hope we have a new weekly thread to join in next week. Thank you to whoever is setting it up …. I’m just getting a bit confused about who is ‘home’ and who is ‘away’!
    Looking forward to May 25th weekly thread!

  • posted by  sunshine-girl on Hello!
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    Whoop whoop – I dont know how to put emojis on so well done.

  • posted by  AnnieW on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    There’s always an exception to the rule🙂. Fage Total 0% Greek yoghurt is a good source of calcium and protein which is low in fat for those that may need it. Skimmed milk is used in 0% alongside the beneficial cultures and no fillers. 2%, which I’ve recently seen in my local Sainsbury’s, uses skimmed milk and cream whilst 5% is whole milk and cream – all pasteurised. I found it interesting that the 0% has the most protein/100g at 10.3g whilst 5% had the least at 9g and all have the same amount of carbs at 3g. 0% also has 121g of calcium whilst the other two have 120g which is also important to know for those of us looking after our bones too.

  • posted by  Frith on Hello!
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    3lbs off this week.
    At the end of week 4, I’ve lost 1 stone 5 lbs.
    Now 13 stones 5.

  • posted by  ADD6605 on Jubilee Journey
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    Hi all,I’m still wobbling around in my seat at the moment so am putting off weighing today.Yowzer wet lettuces at the ready please.Hope everyone is ok,I will check in again tomorrow.Dawn X

  • posted by  OrlandoPike on Vegetarian Book
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  • posted by  Original Murraymint on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    Hi Sunshine-girl,
    No danger of me replacing anything with low fat or any “diet” varieties. Learned all about those many years ago and I’m a firm believer in real food, as natural as possible!
    Thanks for your support, it is reassuring to be told that this horrible weak spell will pass. Missing my long walks!

  • posted by  Yowzer49 on Jubilee Journey
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    NATALIE I think it’s a very good way to think about food. Telling yourself you choose not to eat something ‘ for now’ but that you may have it another day helps. You don’t feel so deprived,or as if you’re missing out, when you can simply decide to say no today to that food,whatever it may be, in the full knowledge that you’re not saying no to it forever. X

  • posted by  Natalie on Jubilee Journey
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    Good morning everyone. I seem to be over my flu after only one day in bed and a couple of days in front of the tv, so maybe having the flu shot really did help. Usually I’m sick for much longer.
    I had a dream that I was having dinner at this huge banquet in Johnny Depp’s medieval castle, after my dessert Mille-feuille I went for a walk in the gardens but when I came back people were still eating (lobster, and strawberries and cream) and I said “oh, I missed out” and Johnny Depp said “you can never miss out on food, because there is always more food”. When I woke up I thought that was very deep. Not true everywhere in the world of course, but for me, there will always be more food available. Except in extremely rare special events, I don’t have to worry I will “miss out” if I don’t eat something on offer today. Most of the food I try to restrict will still be available tomorrow and every other day.

  • posted by  sunshine-girl on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    Just make sure you dont replace fats with low fat foods like yoghurts. They are full of carbs i.e. rice powder is one they use and also others like low fat marge are chemically enhanced which really messes with your body. Hope you are feeling better soon, it does pass.

  • Thanks V, Im not sure if it is food related although I would love to just enjoy a nice bottle of rose in the evening sun without feeling guilty. So, no I wont have one. Normally family would be with us this coming week so it might be that on my mind. Grandson has some important exams so they decided it wouldnt be fair for the family to be here enjoying the pool and going out and about when he would, still be here, but stuck in his room revising. I understand, but that is why we have planned to go away the week after (misses school holiday crowds and prices) so I am looking forward to that. I will be okay, just a bit fed up. On a better note the pool has hit 23 degrees so I might be swimming tomorrow.

  • Hi.
    S-g I often find that when you mix things up a bit unexpected things happen! I truly think we need to mix up meal times/foods etc because otherwise our bodies get stuck in a rut and our weight does too!
    Also delighted to hear how well you are doing on the BS front. I’m sure you were so badly insulin resistant because of your medication your weight reduction was doubly difficult. Now you have reduced the insulin it’s a roller coaster but going in the right way …. downwards! Well done you!
    This week is ok for me. I’m quite happy at the moment.
    Take care.

  • posted by  Original Murraymint on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    Thanks Sunshine-girl. I already do all of that but it’s still too much fat for my dodgy stomach! I’ve followed a very low fat diet for decades so even adding avocados and more oily fish is causing problems. I guess I’ll just have to keep experimenting until I find a tolerable level. I’m sure I’ll feel a lot better when the keto flu lifts and my legs stop feeling like lead weights when I try to go for a walk!

  • Hi all, RubyG and hubby, glad to see you are still around. I dont know how I would cope if I had to go out to work or travel, it makes life so much more difficult. I very quickly got fed up of asparagus as it is a taste I like but in small doses. A bit like avocados, half of one every couple of weeks is enough for me.

    Weight still going down but I am still around 0.3 kgs from my pre-Easter weight. Will keep on going. Do you ever get a feeling like there is something missing or you fancy something but dont know what. Might not be food, might be a nice night out or a shopping trip. I am feeling like that right now but I know I have my short break to look forward to in just over 2 weeks so I am holding on.

    Blood glucose is still dropping slowly and I am now down to 11 units of insulin which is nearly nothing. Still keeping on with it until after the August wedding and holiday as I think I might need it.

    Still not in the pool yet, it hasnt budged from 22 degrees but we are into our heatwave weekend so 33 today and tomorrow. Maybe that will warm it up.

    Enjoy your weekend everyone.

  • posted by  sunshine-girl on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    Hi Murraymint, none fatty proteins are easy to find. First, meat, just cut off any excess fat. Another choice, chicken. Eggs, yoghurts, some cheeses like cottage cheese. Then there is most seafood – mentioned last because I hate it all. Uckkk.

    Keep your fats to the good stuff like cooking with rapeseed oil, dressings of olive oil (not great for cooking as it doesnt like v.h. temperatures plus it is expensive), avocados, nuts, seeds, oily fish and full fat dairy. You dont have to eat fats, this isnt the Atkins diet.

  • posted by  Natalie on Positive Thoughts Thread Anyone?
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    🎉 The Australian federal election was today. I’m not going to talk about politics at all, but I am so so glad that the bombardment of horrible advertising is over! 😁

  • posted by  LindaandHubby on Jubilee Journey
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    Hi all again 🙂
    Well I did manage to get down to 11st 7.7lbs back on 13th BUT I’ve somehow managed to go back up to 11st 10lbs & back down to 11st 8.4lbs today. Ho hum! I’ve been REALLY good too. I just wish I’d carried on trying to lose back last September as it’s getting more than hard now to lose much.

    The big plus is that we’re both enjoying this way of eating more now since finding the lovely Sharwood’s curry sauces, some of which are outstanding & aren’t too bad on the carb front. The best sauces IMHO are the Sharwoods extra creamy Tikka Masala (OMG that one we both would be happy to eat daily) Rogan Rosh & Jalfrezi. These are the £1 ones from Asda & Morrisons. Makes a very quick & easy curry. Yeah I know that I could make my own with less carbs BUT these are outstandingly great sauces & to be honest I often can’t be arsed to make my own. I’ve also started making chicken curry with the VERY cheap £1.69 for 340gms cooked chicken slices from Tesco Freezers or Aldi. Tried the more expensive ones first but these are exactly the same – beats dicing & slicing the breasts up & then having to clean all surfaces & sink up (I’m a bit anal about this having trained in Microbiol.) Try them as it makes life SO much easier.

    I also managed to find some butter spread from Castle Dairies which is FAR better than Lurpak, Anchor etc. even if you usually use ordinary butter. If your Tesco or whomever stock it please try it. It makes all the difference to put over cauli/broccoli/leeks when you just want them buttered. These 2 additions mean we’re really enjoying our food much more. If they stop stocking this in our Tesco then I’ll be going where it’s made – Caerphilly, which luckily is just about 20miles away. It’s THAT good!

    Love to all. My brain fog means I can’t remember how you are all coming along. I know a few of you are having a tough time, like me, trying to get your weight down BUT we’re all going to stick with it & I think quite a few of us will be returning on the next bus,
    Onwards & downwards all
    Linda XXXX

  • posted by  Original Murraymint on Fast 800/BSD and acid reflux disease
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    Hi all, I’m 10 days in and lost 3kg the first week but slower results this week so far. I expected that to happen! I’m eating all the right things and, apart from getting fed up with cooking two different meals (partner is built like a stick insect!), I’m not having any problem with the calories or the carbs. Last Week I felt fantastic, this week I have keto flu!
    My real problem is that, as someone with long-term acid reflux disease for which I am prescribed esomeprazole, a lot of the foods cause me indigestion and nausea over time.
    I love a Mediterranean style diet but tomatoes are a no-no, peppers give me indigestion and oil and fats are a big problem.
    Does anyone have any suggestions about getting enough protein without too much fat content?
    Food is going to get very boring if I can’t find a solution. My consumption of fats has definitely increased and I’m not enjoying the consequences! I really want this diet to work

  • posted by  LindaandHubby on Jubilee Journey
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    Hi All, we’re still here 🙂

    Girls, especially if you are fuller chested (like me) & want some swimsuits, QUICKLY go to ebay & get them as they are going FAST. I needed a swimsuit for our cruise & also, should we ever get to go back to the US, for both step-daughters pools, which look absolutely enticing. I looked at ones to fit my humungous boobies & they were running around £64.99 – £89.99 each. Went on ebay & had 5 delivered yesterday – superb! & for 3 swimming costumes (1 will be returned) & 1 tankini spent a grand total of just less then £65. All brand new from same ebay seller.YAY!
    Having never worn a tankini before I’m now totally smitten by them & just wished I’d ordered earlier as all my sizes have now gone. I’m gonna have to put some darts in the bottom part of the swimsuits as my bottom part is far smaller than my top – easier than trying to make top bigger (which is just about impossible). Just wish I’d bought all tankinis – they work whatever size your bottom is, larger or smaller.
    I’ll just send this one quickly, so hopefully you all look & manage to get them..
    Linda XXX

  • posted by  Jennie10 on Jubilee Journey
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    CC – that’s so disappointing for you, but all that hard work will show on the scales at some point soon. I always remember JGwen talking about the tyranny of the scales. I’ve been known to balance precariously on the sides/corners of the scales to try to shave off 0.5lb (fell off more than once and banged my head on the bathroom wall). Good plan to not weigh this week.
    Nokie – hope the GP appointment goes well on Monday. I’ll be thinking about you.
    Yowzer – yes, that’s exactly me too. By hook or by crook! Oh, and I’m still doing my de-clutter – that’s going great!
    DCT – thanks for the kind words. Another 1lb down is great. Have a lovely time with your Mum and your friends.
    Hope everyone else are doing well.
    So, all I can report from my last post is that I’ve started going for a walk each day. I’m keeping things really simple. We’re away from today for a week and my plan is to walk every day (and use a pedometer). Should be good to go.
    Have a good weekend (and week) everyone.
    Jennie
    nb SueBlue – I’ve just read your post. Those steps are great going!

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    Hello all, I thought I’d better post as it feels like I’ve been MIA for a while. I’m currently avoiding the scales too Cathy as I’ve been eating and drinking all of the things I shouldn’t be. There’s no real reason for it either, it’s not my birthday and I haven’t been away on holidays or anything. It’s more a general feeling of apathy, and like you Nokie I keep chopping and changing which version of the diet I’m following. And lately the “off plan” days are outnumbering the on plan ones!
    Anyway it’s time for my carb monster to be put back in its cage!
    I’ve had a slightly better day today, going for a long walk and racking up 13,500 steps.
    I’m going to do a fridge and pantry audit tomorrow and plan some healthy meals. I’ll weigh in on Friday and hopefully by then any damage I’ve done will be reversed!

  • posted by  ClarinetCathy on Jubilee Journey
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    Hello everyone
    As expected my weight was the same today as last Friday (actually it was slightly up by 0.4 lb) so I was very disappointed as I had hoped for a good loss! I’ve been really careful this week about what I ate – not much at all in fact! I’ve decided to not get on the scales now until next Friday because they’re annoying me! So a week of not knowing and I’ll jump on again on Friday and hope to get to the elusive 148lb!

    Have a good week everyone.

  • Just dropping in to say I’m still around, just have a lot going on at the moment at work and at home.
    Mostly eating OK, although did end up having a sandwich on Wednesday as the only lunch option available (and didn’t feel strong enough to fast before driving 100 miles home), but I am still here in spirit if nothing else.
    Also still gorging on local asparagus 🙂 so life is not all bad.
    Have a good weekend everyone.

  • posted by  Nokie on Jubilee Journey
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    Hello everyone
    Thankyou all for your good wishes you are so kind ❤️
    I am still feeling sad all the time by see my doctor on Monday to talk things through 😊 I am so grateful for your support I hope I can get my weight down as. I know I would feel better
    My problem is. Keep switching from fast 800 to sugar diet etc I can’t seem to stick to one thing probably the way I am feeling 😊
    I read all your posts and that keeps me going so Thankyou again
    Have a good weekend everyone
    Lv nokie xx😘