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Hi everyone.

I'm new here. I'm looking to lose around 4 to 5 stone but I'm wanting to do it in a healthy way. I want to increase my energy levels and feel more confident :).

In the past I usually start of well but lose my motivation after a few weeks, I'm really hoping I can change this!!

Looking forward to learning from others already on their weight loss journey :).

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Hi and welcome Dragonfly :)

Take a look at the Pinned posts section to the right of your screen (bottom if you're using a mobile), read the Welcome Newbie thread, then move through to the challenges, where we hope you'll find at least one that will appeal to you.

Move down to the Topics, to find a variety of threads, collated into specific topics for ease of access and we ask that you also 'file' your own threads, so that others won't miss your important news.

Take a look at the 12 week plan, as a lot of people have been successful with it, making sure to enter your details into the BMI calculator, to get a calorie allowance tailored to your personal requirements. Don't forget to take your starting measurements and a 'before' picture, as they can be very motivating on days that the scales refuse to co-operate.

We run daily weigh-in's and you'd be very welcome to join us. The threads can always be found in the Events section, to the right of the home page, bottom on a mobile.

We've found that to get the best out of this community, we need to be active on the forum, as it's where we exchange information, get motivation and inspiration and make friends. We hope that you'll join us here, regularly, too.

It's only left for me to wish you well on your journey :)


Hello and welcome Dragonfly04 😊

The secret to sustainability for me has been following a generous plan with plenty to eat so I don't feel deprived 😊

Have a good look around and ask if you have any questions

Best wishes



Welcome Dragonfly and good luck on your weight loss journey. EJ


Thank you for the warm welcome :)


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