3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Diet Central > General Diet Plans and Questions > LA Weight Loss

Slim-fast Wanna Be Needs Advice

Thread Tools
Old 07-13-2008, 08:11 PM   #1
Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: KY
Posts: 32

S/C/G: 245/233/145

Height: 5'2"

Default Slim-fast Wanna Be Needs Advice

I'm Sure I'm Not Where I Need To Be But Here It Goes. I Would Like To Start The Slim-fast Plan But Not Sure Where To Begin. I Tried Their Web Site But Seems To Be Down. Everyone Here Seems To Know More About Weight Loss Solutions Anyways. My Mom Lost Alot Of Weight Years Ago And Kept It Off With Slim-fast. My Problem Is How Many Calories To Start With And What Foods To Eat. Should I Just Go With A Simple Low Calorie Diet Or Low Fat. I've Tried Too Many Diets And Gimmics To Trust My Own Opinion Anymore. If Anyone Can Give Advice It Would Be Wonderful.
3D MOM is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2008, 08:36 PM   #2
Senior Member
spryng's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: arkansas
Posts: 2,808

S/C/G: 178/see ticker/113

Height: 5'3


Slim fast would be great and you don't have to stick with a certain number of calories per day etc as long as you are a person who doesn't require a strict plan. basically you have a bar or shake for breakfast and lunch (healthy snack or bar in between) and then a healthy dinner. no counting etc required course you can do variations as well depending on how much you need to lose.

5'3" Mother to 4

spryng is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2008, 08:54 PM   #3
Senior Member
Karen31's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2007
Location: Missouri--GOD'S COUNTRY!!
Posts: 3,227

S/C/G: 185/see tracker/125

Height: 4'11"


Hi 3DMOM and Welcome to 3FC and to Slimfast! We have a really great Slimfast site going and you can check it out here. You will get lots of good information and support. Check it out here:

July Slim-Fasters!

Everyone has been such a big help and there are a few who are just starting out too. Hope to see you over there.

Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, "I will try again tomorrow. ~
Karen31 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-13-2008, 09:21 PM   #4
Senior Member
bargoo's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Davis, Ca
Posts: 23,149

S/C/G: 204/114/120

Height: 5'


I used SF to lose, usually at breakfast and lunch along with calorie counting. Now that I am at goal I still use SF to maintain my loss. I usually have SF at breakfast, sometimes I make a smoothie by adding a small banana or a few small strawberries.
Goal 12/21/2007
bargoo is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-14-2008, 12:22 AM   #5
is baaaad to the bone!
SunshineRunner's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2003
Posts: 589

S/C/G: 145!

Height: 5'8"


Spryng - the SF Plan has changed a lot over the past few years and the plan is no longer "a shake (or bar) for breakfast and lunch and a sensible dinner" The old plan left many a person starving thru the day and ravished at night. The plan has adjusted (as well as the shakes) to be more filling and is a calorie counting plan these days. If you or anyone has any questions, the plan is listed on all the boxes and on the website.
Start Date: 9/23/2007Goal Reached 7/27/2008
My Goal Story:

Besting my Goal! Losing another 10lbs to see how it feels!
SunshineRunner is offline   Reply With Quote
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:42 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2