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    Default Weight loss help

    Hello

    I need to lose at least 15 -20 kgs to help with my ill health.

    problem is i dont know where to start.

    I cant exercise due to my knee problems ( having surgery #3 in 11 days time)

    I have tried google and im just lost..


    so please help .. what do you suggest i do to start getting the weight off?

    i was thinking a liquid diet for breakfast and lunch then a small meal at night mainly salad and a protein.. thoughts?

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    Calories in vs calories out.
    I lost a lot of weight (need to do it again actually) by sticking to 1200 calls a day,
    Breakfast was normally oats, wheat bicjs, yogurt etc, lunch was salad or spaghetti etc, dinner was whatever,

    My biggest issue was portion size, I am a bad over eater and a bad snacker

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    Most diet shakes etc are crap, sugar and chemicals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Louise41 View Post
    Hello

    I need to lose at least 15 -20 kgs to help with my ill health.

    problem is i dont know where to start.

    I cant exercise due to my knee problems ( having surgery #3 in 11 days time)

    I have tried google and im just lost..


    so please help .. what do you suggest i do to start getting the weight off?

    i was thinking a liquid diet for breakfast and lunch then a small meal at night mainly salad and a protein.. thoughts?
    what do you eat in a typical day?

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    Quote Originally Posted by TeBe View Post
    what do you eat in a typical day?

    i dont normally eat breakfast

    I snack all day and then by dinner im starving so i over eat..

    im an emotional/boredom eater as well..

    uggghh

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    Quote Originally Posted by ThenThereWereThree View Post
    Calories in vs calories out.
    I lost a lot of weight (need to do it again actually) by sticking to 1200 calls a day,
    Breakfast was normally oats, wheat bicjs, yogurt etc, lunch was salad or spaghetti etc, dinner was whatever,

    My biggest issue was portion size, I am a bad over eater and a bad snacker

    this is me... im an emotional eater.. i am stressed and i eat alot of bad things.. i need to get this sorted..

    how did you find what to eat to keep in the 1200 cals a day? is there a guide to what each food is worth cal wise?

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    I've had success with weight watchers in the past. In terms of exercise, do you have a pool that you have access too? My DH has had three knee reconstructions and gentle exercise at the pool really helped his recovery.

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    Quote Originally Posted by misskittyfantastico View Post
    I've had success with weight watchers in the past. In terms of exercise, do you have a pool that you have access too? My DH has had three knee reconstructions and gentle exercise at the pool really helped his recovery.

    yes part of my rehab is swimming which i do 3x a week

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    My thing is meal planning. I love planning and organisation and it works for my brain. If it is all planned out and I only shop to that I rarely deviate. Initially when losing weight I think it is a good idea to calorie count so your body gets used to portion sizes.

    There are some apps where you can put in recipes and they will work out the kj.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Awesome Queen of Amazingtown View Post
    My thing is meal planning. I love planning and organisation and it works for my brain. If it is all planned out and I only shop to that I rarely deviate. Initially when losing weight I think it is a good idea to calorie count so your body gets used to portion sizes.

    There are some apps where you can put in recipes and they will work out the kj.

    thanks will check out the apps


 

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