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Nice to meet you all.Starting this tomorrow have healthy food in so won't be eating rubbish but haven't been weighing and counting calories, so Breakfast will be my counting start. Lost 2lbs last week just eating healthier but like the community and support. I Lost 6 stone originally but gained 2 after losing my uncle now back on and got past my 4 stone again have another 6 to go . On wards and upwards.

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  • Hello and welcome to the Weight Loss Forum 😊 Well done on losing so much weight and only real-gaining some of it, that must be difficult 😕

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    Have a look at the NHS 12 week plan, as many people have had success with it. Also use the BMI checker to find your target calories, it's important to eat enough. This was a major turning point for me, realising I could eat anything I wanted as long as the calories are accounted for ☺

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    Best wishes

    Anna

  • my target calories are 1661 minimum - 2136 maximum, will be sticking to the minimum

  • Welcome to the forum and know that by getting the support from all the lovely people on here you will be mumwivsmallbum very soon

    Wishing you lots of luck sure you will do it you sound a very determined person

    Sorry to hear about your uncle x

  • I hope so Cat33 it certainly needs to get a bit smaller as not very much room in my wheelchair and would like a new one as it is now 17 years old and a bit tatty lol but want to lose a bit first.

  • You sound a lovely happy positive person and I just know you will do it Do you mind me asking why you are in a wheelchair sorry if I'm being nosy I don't mean to pry just genuinely interested I love to hear people's stories

    I use a wheelchair as I have arthritis and I hated to see a reflection of me sitting in it but now I've lost a bit I don't mind so much I did it without any exercise at all so I was very proud of myself

    Your user name really made me laugh out loud this morning it's great but like I say you will be changing it soon ☺️ xx

  • You sound pretty much like you know what you're doing. You fell off the wagon just like most of us but have 'rebooted'.

    Good for you and good luck on your continuing journey.

  • Thankyou Tiggerr , I am feeling determined and congrats on your healthy BMi, I have a long way to go for that one

  • Not a long journey, just a series of small trips made up of mini goals :)

  • Nicely put

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