Category Archives: Karens Journey

Week 19 – Something New – Frustrated & Apprehensive At The Same Time

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OK so I knew this time would come when much to my frustration Cambridge Weight Plan would become beyond my financial reach as we are saving for our wedding like mad – only 5 months away now in September 2013.…so what am I going to do?? There is no other choice as every spare penny […]


Week 18 – 3 Stone & 35 Inches Gone For Good – Half Way To Goal Weight

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This week I reached the half way point of my diet journey with Cambridge Weight Plan, I can’t quite believe I have lost 3 stone so far but I can tell you it feels @@loody great and as my wedding in September draws closer I just know being slim is a reality now and not […]


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Week 17 – Woohoo 40Lbs Now Lost – Hitting The Half Way Stage

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This week I reached a major target in my weight loss journey, I have lost 40 Lbs in total so far in 17 weeks on the Cambridge Weight Plan. OK its probably not as quick as some people but I began on step 3, then went down to SS & SS+ and didn’t get on […]


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Why Do We Eat Unhealthy Foods & What Compels Us to Do It?

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I have been following a “diet” for 20 weeks and joined slimming world recently. I have lost 3 stones 4 lbs so far with 2 stone 10lbs to go to target …and still one question I have continues to allude me with an answer. I still cannot work out why I eat naughty things, if […]


Mothers Day Family Feast – Did I Survive Endless Temptation?….

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So yesterday was mothers day and since we have moved to a bigger house its fab to be able to invite family round for dinner and have plenty of room for everyone to sit down I usually take my mother out for dinner but since I am a tight @it at the moment because I […]


Week 16 – 1 1/4Lbs Lot – 4 1/2 Lbs Away From 3 Stone Lost & A Little Confession

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This weeks weigh in was again a little disappointing. Having moved up to step 3 two weeks ago I expected my losses would be a bit better after the SS+ stagnation period I had gone through in recent weeks and I should be losing more than this a week but I think I know why […]


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Week 15 – 2 1/2 Lbs Loss – Breaking The 2 1/2 Stone Mark (84 Lbs Countdown)

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Last night’s weigh-in was a bit nervy as the previous week I had gone up to Step 3 as my weight loss had stagnated on SS+ for the last 3-4 weeks and I was beginning to lose a bit of faith. This feeling is only natural when you expect to have a minimum of 4lbs […]


Week 14 – 1 1/2 Lbs Off – 4 Inches Lost – Go Figure

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OK so this week was a weird week, ever since I switched to SS then SS+ after Christmas, my losses have not been a touch on what my losses were in the first 8 weeks of my diet journey when I was following Step 3. Me and my consultant have been trying to figure out […]


Reasons To Lose Weight & Keep It Off – My Motivational List

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Having lost 32 1/4 lbs in 13 weeks but not having such a great loss this week I decided to remind myself of why I want to lose the weight and keep it off. Here is my list of motivations and why I am doing ¬†this, writing them down helps me focus again and not […]


Week 13 1 1/4lbs Loss – Why? Why? Why? – Help.. Advice Please

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OK so we all know diets have their ups and downs, we have brilliant weeks when we lose loads and feel fantastic and then rubbish weeks of 1lb or a small loss etc. and know we have put the effort in but haven’t seen the reward on the scales on weigh in day. I am […]