Hi all, I haven't been on here for some time so I thought I'd update. I started the 12 week weight loss plan in Feb 2014. I was 15 and a half stone. Worked hard at the diet (should say lifestyle change) and joined a gym as well as walking regularly. Lost almost 3 stone in around 5-6 months. So, here I am and have maintained that weight. No longer go to the gym but am walking 2-3 miles 4 to 5 times a week. I feel great and am probably as fit as I have been for most of m y adult life, and I'm well into my 60's. Thought I'd let people know this and hope it helps them to know that IT CAN BE DONE and is not a fad or short term diet. IT WORKS. and I'm so glad. I just keep an eye on my weight (weekly) and know how to reduce it if ever I need to, especially following holidays when I do what the hell I want!!! Good luck all - well, no luck needed, just a bit of discipline. Go for it, and remember - you WILL need a new wardrobe!!!!