I did my first weigh in this morning and found I'd actually lost 8lbs! I realise this isn't typical and think it would mainly be due to fluid loss and also the fact that the hospital put me on some new medication which caused diarrhea for two days but whatever the reasons I'm delighted with my good start. I had 61lbs to lose and set my first mini-target at 10lbs so I'm nearly there already. I will be happy to lose just a pound next week, or even to maintain, and the more I lose the more active I can be although I did a lot more walking in week 1 than I usually do. I don't know if I will achieve 150 minutes of exercise, I'm still recovering from chemo, but I will up it from last week and do what I can. I have only been counting calories roughly. I've mainly been eating more healthily like more fruit and veg and I've been eating less too but haven't been hungry. I'm now looking forward to week two's weigh in and if I lose another pound I'll be well happy since every little helps!
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