Had my last official weigh in after 12weeks on the NHS My Weight Matters. I've taken their advice and made small but significant changes to my diet. I exercise now and I feel good. As a full time Carer, my "free" time is rather sparse but I've adjusted what I can. Having lost 4lb in the first week, I was already planning a wardrobe update by week 12 but things slowed down. The advice is 1-2lb a week and, on average that's what I did. A couple of weeks, I only managed to loose 300g (see how I switch to metric when it's only a small amount!). But as my Boyfriend reminded me, a loss is a loss. After 12 weeks, I've lost a total of 20lbs and do you know what? I'm feeling proud, actually, I feeling very smug. I did that! I made the changes, I exercised, I ignored my chocolate cravings and I now feel so much better. I will continue, I may even pop in to the NHS centre and get weighed a few times but, because the changes were small, because of how I now feel and because it's what I want, I intend to continue. being a Carer for my Mother means I rarely get to do this just for me but this, the weight loss and the exercise, this I'm doing just for me! Gosh, selfish and smug in one post, that's new!