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Hi everyone πŸ˜€ Just wanted to say hello and to introduce myself as a newbie☺️ There are so many motivational stories and posts on this forum πŸ˜€ so I really look forward to getting to know you all a bit better and hoping that this time i can loose some weight☺️ Have around 3st to loose have lost weight before and was down to around 9st 7lbs two years ago but the past year or so I've put on over 2st so really want to shift it for good this time 🀞 Here's hoping!! Lol πŸ˜ƒ

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  • Hello, Good luck with your weight loss, keep posting to let us know how you get on

  • Thank you so much really appreciate it πŸ˜ƒ

  • Good luck! :))

  • Thank you so much really appreciate itπŸ˜ƒ

  • Welcome and we'll done for making a start. This site has really helped me and I hope it will do the same for you.

    Recommend recording your meals everyday and joining a weigh-in thread: there's one every day of the week.

  • Thank you very much for the advice and encouragement it's greatly appreciated πŸ˜ƒ

  • Hi Nars23 and welcome to the forum.

    Check out the Welcome Newbies post in the pinned posts section (to the right of your screen on a pc, bottom on a mobile) - this contains some great info for starting out and navigating your way around the site.

    It's important you eat the right amount of calories for you weight and height. Check out your allowance on the NHS BMI calculator as everybody's allowance is very individual.

    nhs.uk/Tools/Pages/Healthyw...

    Take all of your before measurements and maybe a photo.

    We run weigh-ins from Tuesday to Saturday and consider joining some of our challenges as they are fun and motivating.

    Best of luck and looking forward to seeing you around. ☘

  • Thank you for the welcome I'll hopefully find my way around soon and will be successful on my journey πŸ˜ƒ

  • Hi Nars23

    Welcome to the weight loss forum. Take a look at the "Welcome Newbies" post in the pinned post on the right hand side or at the bottom if on a mobile. In the post there is a link to the nhs 12 week plan and also a BMI checker to work out your daily calories.

    Feel free to join in with any of the challenges in the pinned post section, There are fun and keep us motivated.

    Weigh-ins are run from Monday to Saturday. Monday's weigh in is full at the moment but come a join us on any day from Tuesday to Saturday.

    Enjoy your first week.

    Rose

  • Hey Rose are you poaching my Newbie? Lol πŸ˜‚

  • LOl, just saw your after I did it sorry, lol x

  • Ha ha great minds think alike πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ lol

  • That's brill thanks so much πŸ˜ƒ

  • hi am the seem ive had,3 children in 3 year one after another ive never had time to loose weight and have been comfort eating alot ive been eating healthy for 2 weeks now exercising when I can hard work with 3 young children but I know I can do this I was 9.6 when I fell pregnant with my first age 25 and am 28 now and currently weigh 12.8 :( bit disappointed with myself that ive put on all this weight in my pregnancys but no more I have about 4 stone I want to loose n i will do this

  • Hi there πŸ˜ƒ You certainly have your hands full with the little ones!! I also have 3 children and I understand how difficult it is especially when they are such a young age. Well done on your journey so far and for taking the steps to feel better about yourself πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘ I have struggled with my weight most of my adult life and also partly as a child and it's a vicious circle sometimes 😩 I have tried various diets and approaches to try to lose weight but each time I either give up when I don't see results or just find it too difficult counting points or measuring or restricting food groups. The NHS approach really seems to be the best out there for an all round healthy life style change and isn't at all restrictive so I'm gonna give it a go and fingers crossed results will come πŸ™ Lol thanks you for your support I really appreciate it and good luck with your journey let me know how your getting on and if I can help in any way please just ask πŸ˜ƒ

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