2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

I got sent some Slim Fast products to take part in the Slim Fast Challenge. All thought are my own and I was not paid for this post.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

 Two weeks ago I started a fun Slim-Fast Challenge, after realising I had put on a Stone in weight since Christmas.

I had not been doing much exercise, yet I was still eating the same amount of food.

This challenge was just what I needed. Giving me a push in the right direction, hopefully getting healthy again.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

This past Saturday I hopped out of bed, grabbed a cup of coffee and a slice of toast and made my way to ParkRun.

This was my first 5km running event in months. ( I fell over whilst running and it is taking months to heal. )

Afterwards, I got home, whizzing up my recovery breakfast.

A yummy caramel Slim-Fast Shake. Just as I was drinking it, I remembered then shouted: “eek today is weigh in day.”

So a quick dash to the scales of truth!!

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

 I nervously reached for the scales. Have I lost weight? stayed the same? or worse still put some weight on?

First things first I looked in my book to check my starting weight 146.80 lb then I stepped on the scales.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

Watching the figures changing took forever. Then it stopped, flashing my new weight.

I got off the scales, did a run/dance around the house and then told everyone my new weight- 140.4 lb.

I have lost 6.4lb in 2 weeks.

I then finished my Shake!!!!

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results This Is How I Lost Just Over 6 lb In 2 Weeks:

  • Following the Slim-Fast 3-2-1 challenge.
  • Joining a new gym and trying out different exercise classes.
  • Started running again, mostly about a mile and half with my longest run for months being Saturdays 5km Parkrun.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

Whoop woo I am on a roll and loving it!!

With me doing more exercise than before, I have more calories available than I first thought. This was an unexpected bonus! Here are a typical days food intake.

Toast or a Weetabix for Breakfast one day. Slim-Fast Bar the next day.

Omelette or Slim-Fast Smoothie for lunch. Again alternating.

Days I had burned a lot of calories at the gym or exercise classes, I added another meal one of the above meals in so I was not too hungry.

A balanced evening meal. Such as Chicken Salad or Spaghetti Bolognese.

Also mixing a couple of treats, like a Slim-Fast choc bar, or a Slim-Fast bag of snacks or Fruit.

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results:

The last few weeks have been about trying to get the balance right.

Thinking about adding healthier food into my diet. Replacing a meal with a milkshake or meal replacement bar and eating lower calorie treats.

I have gradually tried to integrate the Slim-Fast products into my usual diet.

Doing it in a controlled way, rather than making sweeping changes, I knew I wouldn’t stick too.

I have been trying to be healthy throughout the week, although I have saved my special treats e.g wine, nibbles for the weekend.

Haha, nobody’s perfect!?!

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results

I still have a long way to go to get to where I want to be. The good news is I am now on the road to the right destination!!

2 Weeks Slim Fast Challenge Results.

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14 Comments

  1. Rebecca U
    26th May 2015 / 7:46 am

    That is brilliant – nearly half a stone! I used to do parkrun a lot too,need to get back on it! #triedtested

    • Clairejustine oxox
      26th May 2015 / 8:14 am

      Thank you Rebecca, I did my worst time ever on Saturday. Now I am hoping to improve again 🙂

  2. Julie - Ellen
    26th May 2015 / 7:58 am

    Brilliant weight loss. I have always steered clear of meal replacement plans as I was anxious that such deprivation would set up cravings. The way you have done it sounds very balanced though and all the exercise can't have gone amiss. Thanks for sharing.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      26th May 2015 / 8:16 am

      Thank you Julie, only thing I miss with diets are treats!! (i have such a sweet tooth!) I loved the treats in this diet and the milkshakes or meal replacement bars were lovely 🙂

  3. Emma Iannarilli
    26th May 2015 / 8:07 am

    Hubby has just started this to lose a little weight for our hols – hope he does as well as you.#Tried/Tested

    • Clairejustine oxox
      26th May 2015 / 8:16 am

      Thanks Emma, hope he does well 🙂

  4. Nikki Thomas
    26th May 2015 / 8:10 am

    That all sounds really positive and you have a very sensible approach to the whole thing. I have been doing the challenge too with similar weight loss but I really struggled the first week but I have really learnt a lot about what my calorie intake needs to be each day and how exercise affects it too.

    • Clairejustine oxox
      26th May 2015 / 8:19 am

      Thanks Nikki, I struggled the first week, that's is when I knew I had to start exercising regular again. I would do a run, then have spare calories. With my fall I have got out of exercise and hated it. By the 2nd week I went a bit mad and did lots in the first 3 days and wore myself out lol. Week 3 and I am just about getting the balance right!?! hopefully 🙂

  5. Kim Carberry
    26th May 2015 / 5:32 pm

    Well done! It sounds like the weight loss is going great!

    • Clairejustine oxox
      27th May 2015 / 4:29 pm

      Thanks Kim 🙂

  6. Kate Fever
    29th May 2015 / 5:27 pm

    I love that you can still have some treats and snacks. The smoothies actually look much more appetising than I imagined too. Thanks for linking up with #TriedTested

  7. Kezzie
    29th May 2015 / 6:25 pm

    Oh well done!!!! I daren't weigh myself! I know I weigh about 9 and a half stone now (or I did last time I weighed myself-probably 10 stone now!) which is the heaviest I have ever been- one of the cleaners told me I had put on weight (thanks for that- NEVER tell a woman she's put on weight- why doees she not know that!!!!!) so I should really do something about that!x

  8. Colette B
    29th May 2015 / 8:16 pm

    Well done! Nothing like a good kickstart to get you going is there. I'm stumbling a bit with my weight loss journey at the moment and its frustrating me but I know it's all in my head. Thanks for linking your review up with #TriedTested this week x

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