Week 2 After Restart Last Week – A Disappointing Half Pound Loss But Its A Loss

Carol-Burnett-quoteWell last week’s weight in was a bit disappointing I only last half a pound and was quite surprised as I got back into my routine big style after my 40th birthday week. I also tried a few new recipes such as chicken noodle & bacon soup, the magic pancakes everyone raves about and also I made a Slimming World version of chocolate brownies which were gorgeous. I wondered as I went over my milk allowance a bit if that affected my loss as a few splashes of extra milk does add up over a week but surely not that much.

Recipes for you to have a look, try and print off that I used this week are:

Slimming world chocolate brownies
Chicken noodle and bacon soup with pasta
Magic pancakes

We even did gammon in a slow cooker twice and had salads for dinner and loads of super free food and OK it’s a loss I get that so I shouldn’t be disappointed but I was. I also think the rice pudding I made with almond milk, pudding rice and sweetener might have been a bit of a stumbling block for me too so ill cut back on that this week and see how it goes.

One thing that annoys me a lot and I am guilty of it myself is how slow weight loss is in general, you think you have had a cracking week, get to weigh in and expect 2-3 lbs and instead your left wondering what you did wrong. Everyone’s body is of course different and there are no quick fixes or fast options to weight loss – if you go back to your old style of eating you will gain weight!

This is why I love Slimming World as it teaches you what to eat and portion sizes and that you can have a bit of everything in moderation.

I really hope this coming Wednesday I get a good loss, I need a 2-3 lbs loss to give me a kick start as I still want to lose over 2 stone (having lost over 4 last year) so there is plenty of hard work still ahead.

I know I can do this, patience is not one of my strong points but I hope by May I can finally reach my target weight which is my next goal to aim for.

About Karen

Currently following Slimming World this blog is about my personal diet journey for long term changes and so i can look fabulous on my wedding day. You will find reviews of diet products, lots of tasty recipes and diet tips to help and inspire others on their diet journeys.

One Response so far.

  1. Rose Fawcett says:

    Half a pound’s alright better than putting on! When you think of a small pack of lard…….!

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