Hi. I am new on here today. Looking for support to help me loose weight. I am 39 years old and have a two year old daughter, and 2x step sons, one at 32 and one at 24. I am currently under the dr for high blood pressure, and I think it could be related to my lifestyle. I have never been light, when I was my healthiest I was still 11st, but I am 5'10 so that about right for me, but now I am 15 and half stone so looking to loose 4 stone, and hoping this will help my health issues. I work two jobs so don't find a lot of time to exercise anymore. Any help, support advise appreciated. Thanks

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  • Hi Tannie-a,

    Welcome to the Weight Loss NHS forum. It’s great that you’ve joined.

    Take a look at the Pinned Posts section, to the right of your screen (bottom, if you're using a mobile) and have a look at the Welcome Newbies thread.

    Look at the Topics section beneath that, for posts that could answer any questions you may have. Consider joining any, or all, of our challenges, as they're fun and motivating.

    Join us for the Monday Group weigh-in. If you follow myself and moreless (we are your very approachable site Admins), you'll be notified when we post the threads. The latest weigh-in thread can always be found in the Events section, to the right of the home page.

    Be active on the forum, as that's where we exchange ideas and get our daily dose of motivation and inspiration.

    Enjoy the forum, and wishing you success with your goals.

    Lowcal :-)

  • Hi there Tannie-a. You certainly have a lot going on so no wonder you have hypertension. Stress plays a huge part in this weight gain issue (as I know only too well) The forum here is brilliant and you will get loads of encouragement if you post - Lowcal is one of the lovely administrators and can be always guaranteed to keep an eagle eye out for everyone! ;-) Good luck in your journey back to better health and fitness.

  • Welcome Tannie-a,

    I'm new on here too but have found everyone to be really supportive & helpful.

    Good luck! 😊

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