Wednesday, 1 March 2017

Slimming World Weigh In #8


Slimming World Weigh In #8

Eight weeks and I'm still on track. I have wanted to break the rules a couple of times with the thought "one won't hurt" "a little bit will be OK" but I have resisted. I'm not really missing anything, it's more that when I get peckish I just do not fancy fruit. I want chocolate, or bread or pies!

How Am I doing This Week?


Yes! I lost another pound so now I have lost a stone (and half a pound). It's going slowly but steadily. I am so pleased to get this award. It really does make me want to carry on to my target.

I bought some Lidl fat free yoghurts and I thought they'd be Syn free, but they are 2.5 Syns each. Thats a lot for a yoghurt, so beware what you're buying. It seems fat is replaced with sugar.

What Have I Eaten This Week?


Porridge oats with semi skimmed milk
Fruit with 0%fat Greek Yoghurt


Ham and tomatoey potatoes
Chicken and sweet potato chips
Chicken roast dinner
Chicken noodles and stir fry
Cod and rice
Sea Bass, broccoli, sweetcorn and potatoes
Ham, sweetcorn and chips


Sea Bass, stir fry veg and potatoes
Steak and roasted veg
Chicken and pasta
Chicken soup
Chicken, sweetcorn and chips
Pork meatballs and Orzo
Grilled chicken and "super"salad (meal out and I asked for no dressing)


Brazil Nuts
Muller light yoghurt

Total Syns this week = 49
Total weight lost = 14.5lbs

Main picture; Chicken noodles and Stir fry Vegetables Top anti-clockwise; Tomatoey Potatoes; Sea Bass with toms & bacon, potatoes and stir fry veg; Chicken and sweet potato chips; Greek Yoghurt with banana, strawberries and raspberries; Steak and roasted veg; Cod with herby rice; Roast Chicken Dinner

I had a few best recipes this week, Roast chicken dinner is one, I treated myself to a serving spoon (30ml) of homemade gravy and it was delicious. I'm not sure how many Syns but looking at carvery gravies I guess it was about one, I counted two just to make sure. Another best recipe is herby rice and tomatoey potatoes. Both really easy to make and Syn free. Sea Bass with tomatoes and bacon was surprisingly yummy but my best recipe this week is Pork Meat Balls with Orzo.



R2BC at Mummy from the Heart


  1. Well done you are doing great! Slimming World changed my life stick at it xxx

    1. Thank you. I am determined to stick with it and reach my goal

  2. Ohh look at all yoru yummy food. Maybe I can come and lodge with you for a bit. Massive well done on achieving your stone award, that is wonderful. Have an amazing week. Mich x

    1. Thank you. My husband should really take the credit he does most of the cooking and is very adventurous

  3. It sounds like you're having some great healthy food and doing really well. Keep going! #slimmingsunday

    1. Thank you. That's what I love about Slimming World, it really encourages me to eat lots of fruit and veg

  4. Huge congratulations on your first stone award. That's brilliant! Yes, I used to get caught out with foods and thinking they were synfree. Now I use the SW app in the supermarket to check everything. Your meals sound lovely too! Thanks for linking up with #SlimmingSunday

  5. Congratulations on the award! Getting these milestone awards really help to keep up the motivation to carry on don't they. I love the pics of your food you have been eating there are some lovely ideas there :)


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