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Wangpain for real ale
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:22
I recommend the norovirus. I have had to awl a new belt hole.

.....Meh
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:24
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1. Lose around 20lb. Tone everything. Be generally fitter, healthier, better skin and hair and nails and teeth through all the excellent nutritious food and vitamins and shiznit.

2. Healthy, home cooked, non-processed food when I'm on my own, low carbs in the evenings. Whatever I fancy when I'm out with people. BBG exercise plan.

3. Day 1. No exercise. Haven't had the opportunity to eat much yet so....
Lydia
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:25
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No one should want to be ill just to lose weight. I would like to lose half a stone. I will be doing a lot of walks next week abroad which might help.
FondantFancies
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:30
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1. Lose 2 stone

2. Not to eat or drink anything other than water and air

3. Badly. No alcohol this year so far and no carbs, but to compensate I've just eaten a bag of wine gums.
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:32
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Lose 3 ib and maintain it
I'm still on the lots of sugar habit from Xmas BUT by cutting the carbs after lunchtime I've managed to lose weight - craziness
So going to keep up low carbs after lunch as it seems to work the best
stardust
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:34
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I am going to hot yoga after work and then I am going to go home and have a deliciously early night. That's enough for a Monday (Meh - this is my LISS for today) x
.....Meh
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:40
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I'm going to tackle abs tonight Dusty, leg day can wait until Friday so that I attract less ridicule in the office afterwards...
Saracens1876
Posted - 09 January 2017 13:41
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Have started. I am trying to consume no more than 2,000 calories a day. No alcohol and HIT at gym and add some weights shortly.

I had not weighed myself for a year or more and was in denial. Was a bit of a shock but worst fears confirmed.

Eat in moderation. I am not going to give up red wine and completely. But less sugar and crisps.
Fosco
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:08
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Lose 6 kilos.

Gym twice a week. Squash once a week. One run at the weekend.

Going to start cycling to work.

No booze Sun-Wed.

No crisps and hummus when I get back from work.

Progress... too early to tell.
Misshoolie
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:14
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MM I suggest a big if you only want to lose 3 lbs

I don't have a weight number in mind. I want to get down to a size 10-12 and just generally have healthy eating habits.

So far lean in 15 is working beautifully - not hungry at all. Haven't had a drink since NYE and don't miss it
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:25
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haha
Im doing Lean in 15 from next week
Did it before and cut back on sugar, but still had choc and and booze and lost loads
tuscaniopolis
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:27
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i was back to my pre bab(ies) weight in december but have no doubt piled on a few lbs over christmas. havent weight myself. so would like to get back to that and then another few lbs as i was a bit heavier than i'd have liked when i first fell pregnant. but mostly i want to feel less bloated. christmas is a killer.

would like to do 8.5m/mile over around 3 miles

i tend to lose weight by eating less and gain fitness by moving more
Saillaw
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:38
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I spent last week skiing living on and generally unhealthy stuff but seem to have lost a few pounds. Could really do with losing a couple of stone but will we start working on it in the spring when I can find the enthusiasm for long walks and getting back to Military Fitness. In the meantime will just try and eat decently and not get any tubbier.
FondantFancies
Posted - 09 January 2017 14:47
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Sail - I've just signed up to do BMF on Saturday morning. Kill me now.
litenbjorn
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:09
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I want to lose around 10lb. I'm back to running 3 times a week in a structured way (actually turning up for club sessions at the track) and fitting in a couple of gym/swim sessions a week plus tracking calories, so hopefully it'll come off fairly quickly.
Loopy-Lou
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:18
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for various reasons I am going to both lbs and £££ this year.

the plan is leanin15 - MM let's keep each other motivated

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Loopy-Lou
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:18
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*to lose both
Ash89
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:29
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What is Lean In 15?

I still have the same 5kgs to lose.
Phoebe Caulfield
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:30
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aim to stay at 10st, though my current lurgy has killed my appetite

But to start running again, and be back at 55minute 10k
Misshoolie
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:37
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Google the bodycoach ash.

Basically he got famous putting up 15 second Instagram videos of him cooking 15 minute means and doing 15 minute HIIT routines. He's now written three books and done a DVD. It's sensible, sustainable eating for life at its core but the exercise is brutal but fun, the food is lush and he's really fit.
.....Meh
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:37
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.....Meh
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:41
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I think the basic premise of eating less kittens and moving more is going to be a winner! I'm making up my own food plan using healthy food recipes I've found and I think the trick is finding really tasty food that isn't really bad for you... I cooked lots of things yesterday and it was tough not eating it all there and then...
Ash89
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:41
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The guy needs a haircut.
Phoebe Caulfield
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:43
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I love his hair but hate his voice
.....Meh
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:44
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You could gag him I expect
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:57
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He's a guy and guys and gals relate to him plus the recipes are quite easy to do - hence his fame and fortune - he toppled J Oliver off the book sales at Xmas and made 1.8mil last year in revenue appaz.

I don't get the he's fit thing tho - he's sooooooo leetle IRL and has such a SQUEAKY voice - he was lovely tho - very chatty - my bro is a huge fan and no he's not ghey!

LL yep -Ive had a week of sorting/ trying to get my life together/ getting rid of the stalker ex mr MM etc so let's make a start next week and get ont op ofit - I have 4 weddings this year and :I want new leetle dresses - want to be back to a 6 so at least if I'm the only single gal there's Ill be feeling my best and it wont be "oh she's single cos she's a lard ass"
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:57
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Met him a few months ago on a night out
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 15:58
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I also realised last year that counting calories is a complete load of tosh! Protein, less sugar, healthy fats and fewer carbs = weight shifting
Throw in cardio = major weight shifting
litenbjorn
Posted - 09 January 2017 16:02
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It is carbs that are my downfall, the second I cut down, the weight plummets and my anxiety calms down as well. I love bread though.

Joe Wicks has a ridiculous voice, I can't watch him.
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 16:13
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Me too littlers - tea and toast was an alltime habit but I'm findiing the more I don't have it the more I dont want it - then just have GOOD bread ie with dinners, cheeseboards etc, rather than the usual shop bought rubbish

My other diet changing tips I took on board last year that helped (both fill yo up and tone up) are -
full fat coke
full fat etc and milk if you can stomach it
popcorn = cardboard to taste but fills you up
avoado and spinach leaves as a salad base then pile up - oilve oil and pper/ lemon instead of dressing - if you're craving carbs have a few croutons

Ditch any shop bought sauces and make your own for bolognese, chilli conc etc
litenbjorn
Posted - 09 January 2017 16:18
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I'm a full fat everything sort of girl. Partly because I don't seem to agree with aspartame, partly because I enjoy it more and I'd rather eat less of what I like rather than more of what I don't.

I'm also v bad at eating out of boredom. The office is awful because we constantly have biscuits.If there are no biscuits I don't miss them but as soon as there are some there it's all I can think about. Much easier at home as I just don't buy anything that could tempt me into boredom binging.
Fosco
Posted - 09 January 2017 16:26
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Recording every single thing you eat on MyFitnessPal or some other such app is also a relatively painless way of losing weight.

Amazing how, once you have to write down everything you eat, you eat less.
Phoebe Caulfield
Posted - 09 January 2017 16:29
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Massive yes to full sugar coke

Only chubby people drink diet coke
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:14
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are you me litlen?! I'm the same with biscuits - I gave up booze for months but if there's a packet of custard creams open at arm's length they're gone
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:15
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I cant be bovved writing everything down but agree on not buying in anything snacky at home
Judy_Carter
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:16
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I want to get back to my fighting weight, so only vegetables (plus avocados and tomatoes) and seafood based protein (prawns and ) for the next four weeks. I have been terrible, having consumed so much booze - my real downfall.
Judy_Carter
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:16
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*terrible on the booze front for this most depressing week of January.
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:20
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my downfall is the sugary stuff - have no trouble not having booze
Saillaw
Posted - 09 January 2017 17:28
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Fondant where are you doing BMF? I'm with my personal sadist this Saturday morning so couldn't MF even if it isn't cold and wet. I'm quite good at going in the summer but just lose the will to head out in the evening when it's cold, wet and dark. Wish they'd do some slightly later sessions in the summer as 7.30 isn't quite enough time to get home, change and get there.
Disaster Zondi
Posted - 09 January 2017 18:02
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Want to drop a stone to start with and then another 1/2 stone gets me to wedding weight. Staying on low carb salads for lunch and hitting the gym in work time. Going quite well and actually started the gym the week before Xmas so didn't put on any weight. Aiming for at least 3 times a week to build the habit and doing more when I can., Just trying for consistency, a little bit but often. Also should help with work related postural issues too.
boufje1
Posted - 09 January 2017 21:30
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I have piled on the weight in the last 18 months. I was sensible when I was pregnant but afterwards I really took to chocolate to get me through the sleepless nights and being back at work made it even worse. I was eating ridiculous amounts of the stuff, in a way I had never done before. I think I was addicted to Sugr/ chocolate as just ate more and more of it. Every single day. Mostly at the office. I think going cold turkey on sugar will resolve a big part of my weight problem. . I also haven't exercised in 18 months which is shocking.

I hadn't heard of the body coach until Miss hoolie started. Posting about him on here, I won't do the diet as I'm vegetarian, but my weight loss plan is similar., I've found the posts about the exercise really inspiring.

Last week I bought a fire stick so I can YouTube bodycoach routines onto my TV. I've been "enjoying them" , well the 4 I've done so far, and really regret not doing any exercise sooner..The exercises are v similar to what I used to do when I saw a personal trainer. I like that you only have to do abs 3 times a week !

I would like to lose 20lb to get back to my pre preg weight, am reducing carbs, dry January, logging my calories on my fitness pal. I walk 10,000 steps each day anyway commuting but my plan is to eat my lunch while working and do a 30 minute walk each lunchtime ( don't want to take a longer lunch than that really), and do at least one YouTube exercise session of 20 -30 minutes once baby is in bed. I can't go to the gym or leave the house for a run so this will have to do. I have a medicine ball and a few other weights bits but am planning to buy some kettle bells eventually.

I am feeling very motivated (9 days in). Haven't eaten any rubbish, no sugar, I have been exercising and have already lots 3 lb by day 7. I hope to have got rid of most of the excess weight and be substantially fitter by Easter
Misshoolie
Posted - 09 January 2017 21:49
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Boufje I would say try to resist regular weighing (I know, runs against everything you're used to with dieting), and concentrate on NSV (non scale victories). Take measurements and write them down then forget them for a few weeks before re measuring.

Are you exercising every day? If you're doing HIIT routines it should only be 3-5 times a week
Monkeygirkl
Posted - 09 January 2017 21:53
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The Christmas pudding I ate has gone straight to my boobs. Fun times!
boufje1
Posted - 09 January 2017 22:07
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Hi Hoolie. .I'm aiming for 5 times a week .. 3 evenings a week and on sat and Sunday during nap time. Only started last week though. Glad I don't have to do every day! I do think they are a good workout and I like that they are short. Thanks for posting about them

Are you dong the 90 day cycle? How is it going?

Good point about the measurements rather than weighing. I did do measurements on 1st Jan and so will prob do again on 1 Feb. I haven't measured but I swear my trousers are looser already and my sister said I've lost weight off my face ( which is good as my photos of this Christmas Day I look dreadful)

I might read a bit more about the diet, sounds quite similar to the day mot thing I've done in the past ( and spent loads on pt sessions doing!)
boufje1
Posted - 09 January 2017 22:09
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Penrose - what I like about the exercise ( so far) is that it's not weird -it's mainstream - squats, lunges, planks etc - stuff that is familiar techniques
Lydia
Posted - 09 January 2017 22:28
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It is not "easy" to lose half a stone in a week. You needs a 3500 calorie deficit to lose a pound which for some people is two days of the calories they need to stay the same weight. So those people if they ate nothing at all for a week they would lose 3.5 pounds so it would take 14 days of eating no food at all for them to lose 7 pounds.

For people who move more and are younger and probably quite a bit fatter and male you might lose your 7 pounds in a week if you ate nothing at all.
Wangpain for real ale
Posted - 09 January 2017 22:30
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I have lost a stone and a half in two days

#pray4norovirus

Still at a healthy and "ineligible for consideration by lydia" weight tho
Judy_Carter
Posted - 11 January 2017 12:36
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Why is it that when one is on a diet, even the smallest mouthful of the healthiest food seems like too much food and is guilt inducing, whereas when one is not on a diet, one can scoff away with pleasure / \

I have had artichokes and chicken for lunch.
litenbjorn
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:06
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I don't really find that Judy, if anything I feel delighted about how well I'm doing and realise how easy it is to keep calories down if I don't snack!
Cru de Ville
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:08
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Judy - that, right there, is why "diets" are well stupid. But, we all know that, really...
Judy_Carter
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:13
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Liten - you are lucky - I am feeling ever so guilty if I have more than apple - gah! I blame being off the booze.
Judy_Carter
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:14
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Cru - have you had a fun time new scanty shopping? Buying new underwear is one of life's greatest pleasures.
Cru de Ville
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:36
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Judy - thing is, I'm still not sure exactly what size I'm going to end up, and chances are, I won't know for sure for another couple of months, so I shouldn't go too crazy. And I'm not really supposed to wear underwire yet - I am actually wearing something called a bralette, how fvcking ridiculous is that!

So I can't go too crazy, but yes, I did give in to temptation yesterday, bought something lovely (but largely because it was so massively reduced - I am forever a cheapskate). I am so looking forward to trying it!

Are you still not eating proper food? Am I going to have to come round there and have words?
Judy_Carter
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:42
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\ / and it will be so nice, I imagine, to buy whatever you want rather than being limited to a small range due to having an unusual size.

I only started this diet on Monday, but am determined not to be frumpy on my 40th birthday (coming soon...).

I don't mind dieting, in fact I really enjoy it, but have been feeling terribly anxious and nervous lately - I think due to trying to come off my anti anxiety meds. I think that I will go back to normal dose and wait till summer.
Abbeywell/NSA
Posted - 11 January 2017 13:46
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I am not even thinking about it till Feb
boufje1
Posted - 11 January 2017 14:04
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It's day 11 of no (processed) sugar for me, it's going well. Enjoying the bodycoach workouts on youtube. One of my friends wants to come over tonight and exercise in the living room tonight so I will be unable to slack off this evening...
.....Meh
Posted - 11 January 2017 14:10
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It's day 3 of no processed sugar for me. My body is not loving it. Should be ok by the end of the week though, the beginning is always the hardest...
Loopy-Lou
Posted - 11 January 2017 15:09
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boufge - i'm veggie and doing the body coach. If you want the recipes, post your nonny and I will forward. haven't tried them yet but they look AWESOME!.
tuscaniopolis
Posted - 11 January 2017 16:14
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happily i got on the scales and hadnt actually gained any lbs over christmas, which is something of a surprise. so if i can be arsed dieting through January, i might be able to hit 10st 7 which would be pretty damn exciting (3-4lb loss).
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 11 January 2017 16:39
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been hormonal so needed fake sugar but been doing no pm carbs and it's dropped off this week - plus been doing the Joe W HIIT work outs and am starting running again this weekend -jeans are already loose \ /
Maid_Marian02
Posted - 11 January 2017 16:40
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Loupy are we still strictly starting JW Lean in 15 in Mon? Only difficulty is I'm out every night next week so will be prepping in advance or living on protein pots from Itsu/ Pret
Lydia
Posted - 11 January 2017 21:39
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I think the new baby (above) is just as interesting as the diets (gorgeous babies)... any news of it?

Well done those cutting sugar - it contributes hugely to what I call ODDD - obesity, diabetes, depression and dementia and much else; 4 major diseases of our age.
boufje1
Posted - 11 January 2017 21:56
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Thanks Loopy-Lou, that's really kind of you, my email is
Boufje@googlemail.com

I've managed to see a couple of his veggie recipes by googling and they look really nice...

I can't really complain as I'm doing the bodycoach workouts which are free on YouTube but some of them are very strange - the voiceover does not match what he's doing on screen so you can't see the next exercise until he's already done a set so I'm having to rewind, it's a bit frustrating, but not enough for me to actually pay for them ( well not so far),

I wasn't doing the bodycoach, just my own plan which involves porridge every morning, lots of fate 0% Greek yogurt, lots of almonds, eggs and high protein veggie stuff...it's going well so far but now tempted to jump on the band wagon. The office dieting obsessive noticed I've lost a bit today which was fab as I am only 11 days into sugar free 2017..
Elphi
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:38
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Four hours skiing a day working for healthy Elphi
Judy_Carter
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:41
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am stuffed, just had an avocado and for lunch (544 cals).

Is one avocado really 400 cals? Shame is so good for skin and hair.
Judy_Carter
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:42
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10 hours sitting at a desk all day is making Judo unhappy
litenbjorn
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:48
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No Judy - avocados are about 200-250 (depending on size)!

I have lost 2lbs of the planned 10lbs so far so feeling quite positive. Calorie counting is easier than I remember and running regularly means I can eat whatever I like a few days a week.
Judy_Carter
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:49
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oh thank goodness that I have been overestimating!
Judy_Carter
Posted - 12 January 2017 12:51
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reading other people's food diaries on My FatSecret is fascinating - you can really see why some people are not so slim.