Tuesday’s for me are weigh in day at Slimming World. It is the big day where you finally see if your week of hard graft (or pure indulgence) has paid off. But weigh in day? It’s not all about those numbers flickering in front of your face as you step on the scales, no no no! Any member knows the weigh in preparation starts twenty four hours before:
- Day before
If you, like me usually crash land off the wagon which probably sets on fire in a blaze of chocolate and prosecco, you resort to desperate measures – a last ditch SP day in a crazed attempt to undo the HUGE Maccies you had on Sunday which was to remedy the booze and nibbles session you had on Saturday… Ooops.
You also pray to the poo gods that you are regular and we all know every ounce counts! Drink gallons of water to ensure that you empty the bladder good and proper the next morning.
You also need to defuzz: armpits, legs, chins… Every gram counts so hack away at any excess fluff so you’re as smooth and slinky as possible!
- Weigh in day
So on the actual day you have a clothing checklist. Of course you do, you probably don’t even realise it.
- Unpadded not under wired bra
- Thong (just do not look in the mirror)
- No jewellery
- Lightweight Leggings – definitely NOT jeans. Ones with holes are even better as less cotton fibres weighing you down
- Strappy vests
- No belts
- No socks
- No hairspray/hair products or fancy hair clips. This is minimalism to the extreme!
Right. That’s the weigh in attire sorted but after all this you are probably starving. No drinks or heavy foods. CARBS? On weigh in day? Have you lost your mind?! Yogurt is acceptable and water. But this is only to ensure you can manage a pre weigh in wee which should be simple given how much you fizzled last night.
Keep everything crossed and direct your prayers to Queen Margaret of Slimming World, who is watching over you at all times (even when you scoff that cookie you didn’t count in your syns) Big gulp. Here goes…!
- Post weigh in
Well hopefully you get off the scales doing a huge fist pump and promptly run to the snack corner and fill your face on hifi bars. Once going home you’ll probably munch as much as you want because calories don’t count on weigh in day and well, sister, you have a whole week til you start panicking about stepping on those scales again.
If it’s not what you wanted do as above then have a cry on your group chums shoulder. Then declare war. You will bloody sort this and next week you’ll be a friggin Saint! You got this.
How many of these are you guilty of?!
Happy weigh in day all and good luck.
Thanks to the lovely ladies in my Facebook SW group who helped me with this post!