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Hi, I am Maud 66,

I've got 3 1/2 stone to lose, and seem to have platoud already, was doing quite well to this week.

Over the last year only lost about a stone, as each time went on holiday put back on the stone had worked hard to get off. The year before (2) years ago I lost about 6 stone after having emergency surgery operation when very ill. Had another surgery operation before xmas, which put me back a bit and I put on over a stone, I have taking over 1/2 of it off. So still got 3 1/2 stone to go. But determined I will do it this year. However feel I need support and encouragement.

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Hi Maud66

Welcome to the weight loss forum.

Take a look at the Welcome Newbies post in the Pinned post section at the right hand side or at the bottom if on a mobile. Have a look at the nhs 12 week plan, many members have had success losing weight on this plan. Use the BMI checker to work out your daily calorie allowance.

Below the Pinned posts are the Topics where members share a range of weight related subjects.

Take your measurements at the start along with a photo so you can see the changes when the scales don't move.

We have daily weigh-ins so why not come and join us. You can find the weigh-ins on the Home page in the Events section on the right. Just click on the post to open it and just state your starting weight, what your aim is for the week and any loss/gain/maintain.

To get the best out of the forum be active. Share experiences, ideas and tips. Read through some of the posts in the Topic section there are inspiring and motivating.

Good luck with your first week.



Being on a plateau is still better than gaining weight, maud :) A stone in one year is great progress and you know you can do this because you have done it before. Take it one step at a time and just remember to be consistent and that you're in it for life, not just a quick loss. Best of luck!


Good luck with your journey. Try to think of it as changing to opting for healthier lifestyle choices and forget the word diet and time it takes. Its taken me years of 'dieting' to realise that to loose weight and just as important to keep it off, that this is for life! Nobody is going to be perfect all the time obviously but its an unfortunate fact that majority of the time you have to eat the right things then you can get away with the odd naughtiness rather than being either on or off a diet. Trust me l have learnt this lesson the hard way through endless attempts and disappointments. You are in great company on here. Lots of support and invaluable advice, use it and succeed.


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