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Morning all hope you are all good!

I've just joined today looking to get myself prepped over the weekend ready for a informed start next week. Currently weigh about 22st but do several gym classes a week and love my exercise. I am the biggest in the classes but the people and instructors are so lovely that my weight is never an issue with them.

I've lost weight before and put it back on but this time I'm finding it harder than ever. I have some personal issues that I am struggling with and have become a very emotional person ( tearing up right now as I type!). I never used to be like this and I hate it!

I know hat I need to do, I know I can do it, I start well then my mood dips and that's it, then I tell myself it doesn't matter, then start again. I did really well when I did slimming world but I think it was down to the weigh-in rather than the diet itself. Unfortunately I can't afford to do that now. Need to make myself accountable, do the weigh-ins and be strict. I'll never get to do that Tough Mudder course if I don't!!


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Morning suziepb

Welcome to the weight loss forum.

We're delighted that you've chosen to join us and would be interested to know how you found out about Health Unlocked and this 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 today. 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.


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Hi there, I joined yesterday as struggling to keep motivation. But definitely helps to put in words sometimes. Am also a emotional eater. So have found a plan that works and just have to keep my mood up. Main thing is keep going! One bad meal or one bad day even a few days doesn't mean you failed. Just move on & get back on track. Soon makes you feel better. Good luck x

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