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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #255 on: January 15, 2015, 09:42:36 am »
Thanks Cookie.

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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #256 on: January 15, 2015, 01:27:13 pm »
Chookie, you did well losing 1kg, men generally lose quicker than women, especially in the initial stages.

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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #257 on: January 15, 2015, 09:00:35 pm »
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« Reply #258 on: January 17, 2015, 01:35:29 am »
Cookie I think that you have done a good job to only regain 6 kg over 8 years, as in the past I had lost 17 kg then gained them all back plus more the minute I stopped dieting.  Even with gaining 12 kg over 6 years, at least I must have made some permanent changes to my lifestyle.  But now I need to turn things around while I still can!

 Like Chookie, I lost 1 kg in my first week of 5 2, which is great.  I went out for lunch yesterday on one of my "feed days" and ate a bit too much, and also had a few too many glasses of wine one night and I feel a bit depressed and worried that I've "blown" it--it is hard to get over that dieting mentality that it is all or nothing.  I will press on this week and then assess if I can continue when school goes back.  I am a bit worried that I won't have the energy to fast when dealing with all my little preppies and my husband doesn't want to fast on weekends. 
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« Reply #259 on: January 17, 2015, 04:45:55 am »
LellyJ, just get back into the swing.  We all have days like yours. I do a panic when it comes off too fast.  How silly is that?  The 5.2 people advise not to stress out when there are big events on,  just wait a while.  I would think that starting a new class of preppis falls into this category.  The preppies and their parents are very lucky to have you. 

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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #260 on: January 17, 2015, 06:41:12 am »
Lelly don't stress out. Tell yourself you fell yesterday but today is a new day and that is now history. It isn't easy.
It may be hard to fast when you are back with the little ones as they can be exhausting.
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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #261 on: January 23, 2015, 07:13:56 am »
I recently bought a few diet books, the last arrived this morning entitled 2-Day Diet.  I didn't realise it was a Women's Weekly booklet so I was pleasantly surprised as I love WW books. With having the GKs here I haven't managed to read right through it yet but I'm impressed with what I've seen so far. Breakfast, lunch and dinner choices for the 5:2 diet which are easily doable.
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Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #262 on: January 26, 2015, 12:05:15 am »
Thanks for your kind words and encouragement, Chookie and Cookie and for the heads-up about the Women's a Weekly book. I am persevering with 5 2 for now, although Thursday at school will be the real test! Some things that have worked well on our fast days are asian greens steamed in the Tmx with 1 tbs of Ayam sauce (29 cal). Haven't used my varoma much before). I also made a version of Nico's Orange and fennel salad dressed with orange juice whole grain mustard and I teaspoon of EVOO per serve. We had it with some marinated bbqd gummy shark and it was delicious.
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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #263 on: January 26, 2015, 08:25:37 am »
This certainly doesn't look like diet food.   ;D
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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #264 on: January 26, 2015, 08:41:42 am »
Looks yummy Lelly.
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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #265 on: January 26, 2015, 09:00:02 am »
This certainly doesn't look like diet food.   ;D
Very true Cookie.it looks delicious.
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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #266 on: January 26, 2015, 07:51:41 pm »
Lellyj,  that looks great. Thanks for the photo and recipe suggestion.

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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #268 on: March 09, 2015, 08:46:40 pm »
Thanks DJ.  Look good.

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Re: Eat, fast and live longer - the 5:2 lifestyle
« Reply #269 on: June 14, 2017, 06:55:56 pm »
Some nice recipes over there Marina, thanks for sharing.  4 more print outs to add to my collection  :-))
New to this but saw few ppl,saying nice recipes there, wondering what site you looking st
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