I have made changes to my diet this week after looking into Slimming World a lot closer than I have before. Hopefully, this should help me lose weight faster. Improving my diet and continuing my exercise challenges should help me to reach my goal a lot sooner.


Starting weight: 238lbs
Loss this week: 1.5lbs
Current weight: 201.5lbs

Total loss: 36.5lbs
Target weight: 175lbs
Weight left to lose: 26.5lbs

This Weekend

It was the first weekend that I had to do my fitness challenge. I managed to do them in the morning both days before any plans so wasn’t an issue. My diet wasn’t too bad apart from a few treats on Sunday when we went out with my parents.

I tried to be a bit stricter with myself as I knew we were going out during the week and didn’t want to ruin my work.

This Week

I carried on being strict throughout the week and had an extra banana a day that I’d forgotten to have for a few weeks. I have also been looking at Slimming World a lot closer this week as my diet is losely based on it and I want to make sure I was doing everything I should.

Changes to my diet

So I took a look at how the diet works and it turns out I’m actually not eating enough dairy. It used to be that you could have 1 portion a day but as of 2019, you can now have 2 to boost your calcium intake. I also found out bananas aren’t as effective as other fruits on the diet. So I’ll be swapping one for an apple from now on.

Started Exercise

The Abs and Core fitness challenge has started to get harder. As of this morning, I’ve done 12 days. I hurt my back a few days ago and thought I’d have to miss a day but it’s been fine so far.

As I knew we were going out Thursday and going for a meal, I weighed a day early. I wanted to get a true representation of my week rather than ruin my weigh-in by the food I had the night before. Is that cheating? I’m not sure.

Next Week

Next week I’ll be making the new changes to my diet and seeing if they’ve any impact on my weight loss. Hopefully.I’ll also be continuing with my exercise, I’ve been enjoying it still but it’s getting harder as I go on.

Apart from that, as far as I can remember we have no other plans. This will give me time to focus on what I need to do.

Check out my full journey here:

The Journey Begins Here And This Is My Plan
Week 1 The First Steps To A New Me – 4.5lbs Down
Week 2 More Energy Already – 4lbs Down
Week 3 Motivation – 2 lbs Down
Week 4 Progress Picture – 2.5lbs Down
Week 5 Clothes Fitting Better – 2.5lbs Down
Week 6 Wrong Choices – 1lb Down
Week 7 Back On Track – 3.5lbs Down
Week 8 More Progress Pictures – 1lb Down
Week 9 More Focused – 3lbs Down
Week 10 Still Going Strong – 3lbs Down
Week 11 Disappointing – 0.5lbs Down
Week 12 Damn You Man Flu – 2.5lbs Down
Week 13 Food Cravings – 2lbs Down
Week 14 Distractions – 1lb Down
Week 15 Time Out – 1.5lbs Down
Week 16 Seeing A Difference – 0.5lbs Down
Week 17 Started Exercising – 0lbs Down
Week 18 Changes To My Diet – 1.5lbs Down
Week 19 Weight Gain – 1lb Up
Week 20 People Noticed – 2lbs Down
Week 21 Started Cardio – 1lb Down
Week 22 Burning Fat – 2.5lbs Down
Week 23 Sweating – 0.5lbs Down
Week 24 The Week Before Christmas – 1lb Down
Week 25 Christmas Week – 3.5lbs Up
Week 26 A New Year – 1lb Up
Week 27 Back To It – 2lbs Down
Week 28 Crazy Busy Week – 1lb Down
Week 29 Celebrating – 2lbs Up
Week 30 Back On The Bike – 3.5lbs Down
Week 31 Slow Going – 0.5lbs Down
Week 32 Some Progress – 0.5lbs Down
Week 33 Unmotivated – 1.5lbs Up
Week 34 I Need A Break – 2lbs Up

Have You Made Changes To Your Diet?

What happened when you made changes to your diet? Did you notice any differences straight away or did they not make any difference? Let me know in the comments below.

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