Hi everyone, I've been lurking around this group since I start the 12 week plan, I'm on week 8 now. It has been a pleasure to read your comments, what a lovely bunch you are.
I've really learnt about my own eating habits doing this, I know I'm not particularly motivated and find exercise very boring these days. I planned to change my eating habits for life rather than just loose weight and I think now I'm in week 8 I'm starting to change my mindset, I can say no to cake in the office without feeling like I'm missing out. I have accepted I am now a 45 year old woman with no time and a slowing metabolism. For me slow and steady is the way forward. I'll start the 12 weeks again to get to my ideal weight of 63kg from 71kg and I'll use the plan to maintain my weight.
I can see why you just do the plan, even if you have a terrible week rather than start again, learning my own pitfalls has been really helpful. Also, as I keep all of my weekly sheets inside the cupboard the family have also got on board with my journey which means they help not hinder.
Anyway, you guys and gals rock, and I am so glad you gently challenge when you see people who have unhealthy goals.