Weight Loss NHS
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Hi All, I'm hoping this forum will help keep me focused in achieving my goals. My BMI came in at 36 today and weigh in tells me I've gained about 2 stones in 6 months. I've been recovering from a major op last year, changing my life significantly. I'm hoping now I'm mostly better I can lose at least 3 stones, but more importantly get active with it.

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Hi shms

Welcome to the weight loss forum.

Take a look at the Welcome Newbie post in the Pinned post section at the right hand side or at the bottom if your on a mobile. Have a look at the nhs 12 week plan, many members have had success following 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 together with a photo so you can see the changes on the days the scales don't move.

We have daily weigh ins so why not come along 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 in Events and record your start weight and any loss/gain or maintain for the week.

To get the most of the forum be active, share tips, recipes and experiences. Read some of the posts they are very motivating.

Have a good first week.





Welcome shms.

Glad to hear that you've made great progress in recovering from your op and I believe you've come to the right place to assist you in achieving your goal.

Rose has already provided you with lots of useful information that you can use for your journey. On top of that, you will find the people here very knowledgeable and supportive, so do feel free to post at any time with you questions or just your daily thoughts.

Good luck!


Cheers, I've been reading the posts and everyone seem really supportive.

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Have a look at c25k too ;-)


Thanks I did, its a little scary sounding but I've got my eye on it. I think I need to start with just going for regular walks


Yes good idea 💡

Have you heard of Leslie Sansone on YouTube?

I'm not a runner either, but I love walking. Try Googling local walks in your area and see what you come up with. My kids love going to feed the ducks 🦆


I hadn't thought of that, I will. Maybe I'll get something a little more pleasant than walking along the dual carriageway near my house.


Lol 😆

Have a nice Sunday 😊


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