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21/12/2012 at 20:49
That sounds daft doesn't it, but does anyone who's lost weight really worry about putting it on again? I want to relax and enjoy indulging over christmas but I just keep worrying. (and feeling guilty!) I know I can lose what I put on so why am I being stoopid?!
21/12/2012 at 20:50
I hear ya! You did amazingly well in a short period of time too, perhaps that is why you are worrying so much. TBH now my eating habits have changed but I so know I will be over 10 stone by January! x
21/12/2012 at 20:51
Because you have done so well losing it. I wish I had actually lost weight to worry about putting it back on. My worry is I'll be half a stone heavier than I was last week by the time its all over.
21/12/2012 at 20:54
!st Baby, do you creep back to old habits though? When I am being 'good' I eat so healthily and well, but if I am relaxing the diet I am really bad. There's no middle ground for me and I wish there was!
21/12/2012 at 20:55
I dread this as well. I am taking tablets at the moment which have made me ravenous. I know I have gained weight but don't want to find out how much... but I think I lost it once I'll lose it again.
21/12/2012 at 20:57
My habits have changed but I am one extreme or the other. I;ve been so bad this past week and I can really feel it in my tummy. I am desperate to go to the gym to counteract some of the badness. I would love to be at goal for my birthday in early feb! x
21/12/2012 at 21:02
I am only 3 pounds off my goal weight, I am good at gaining weight and good at losing weight but struggle so much with maintaining it! Soooo hard! I am either really stricly dieting or completely stuffing my face!
21/12/2012 at 21:05
I hear you Mossy that is me exactly! I just don't know how to maintain at all!
1st Baby you are tiny now aren't you- a size 10? I thought you must have reached goal ages ago!
Queen, how did you lose weight, do you do ww/sw?
21/12/2012 at 21:07
I am a size 10 but I still weigh more than I would like to. I am 9.10 ish but at only 5.3 any weight shows on me really easily. My ideal weight is around 9.3.
21/12/2012 at 21:19
I am same as you 1st baby, I weigh 9 stone 10 at the mo but my goal weight was 9st 7lb although when I was that a few weeks ago I still wasn't happy with my tummy (post 3 children!!) I used to be 9.3ish which I loved the way I looked but I have to admit I was only eating one meal a day to achieve this!! Not really sustainable for me.
21/12/2012 at 21:25
Oh god, it's all I'm thinking about! I've been a bit more relaxed recently as it was starting to stress me out but now I'm stressing over putting it on. Can't win really lol.
21/12/2012 at 21:32
the sensible girl in me says eat what you want within reason this christmas, dont go mad, but if you fancy something have it. dont deny yourself but dont make yourself feel sick from eating all of the quality street in one setting! come january we will ALL be back on this and next christmas we will be at goal and able to do what we want x
21/12/2012 at 22:01
michy-louQueen, how did you lose weight, do you do ww/sw?
I stopped drinking full fat coke. I went to SW as well to get weighed but found it wasn't overly helpful as they recommended this ready meal for x syns and this ready meal for z syns but they all seemed to contain toamtoes or dairy products which meant we couldn't have them so just did my own thing but went along to get weighed. But I used to drink cherry coke and swapped it for pepsi max.
22/12/2012 at 11:36
I'm trying to be careful but not worry too much about it. I've definitely eaten less so far than I had by this stage last year. I'm trying to just slow down so instead of eating half a packet of Pringles in one go I just have a few. I'm fairly confident I can't put on the entire 3 stone I've lost over Christmas! Also planning on doing 30 Day Shred lots to counteract the rubbish.
22/12/2012 at 12:41
I've just given up for December. Too much temptation. But come new year i will be back on it and ideally by my birthday in May I'll be 9stone.
22/12/2012 at 13:34
I always put the weight back on. I'm a serial ww'er. Ok so I've never put the full mount back on but for me maintaining weight is far harder than losing weight. I have reached goal at least 10 times. I then creep up around 7lbs and then start again. 10 stone is the cut off for me if i reach it i start dieting again. I lost all my baby weight after number 2 but its taken me over a year to try to get the 7lbs I've put on off again. I suppose ww isn't really a diet it's just healthy food. My downfall is snacks like chocolate and biscuits. I can't just eat 1. I'm not depriving myself over Christmas but I don't intend to pig out. I've not bought loads of chocolate or biscuits, but I will try to fill up on veg. Putting on a little is inevitable but try to have it at the back of your mind that you are still on your healthy diet and will get back on it
22/12/2012 at 21:39
I lost roughly a stone for getting married in Aug and was feeling energised, and in the healthy range of BMI. Then I stopped exercise but weighed myself religiously each week. I put on about 2lbs through Sep/Oct but carried on not exercising and ate crap constantly. I was definitely in denial. This month that reached nearly 6lbs put back on, so I am worried. Friends swear you can't tell but I can feel it and I know I am on the slippery slope back to being overweight and over my healthy BMI. I have promised myself in the new year I will get back on track with my fitness pal and get back to jogging and shredding. I find being motivated to exercise is much harder with no real goal and in winter when it is so dark and there's lots of stodgy foods about!
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