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Newbie alert :-)

Morning people! I've been here before so i know how supportive and non judgemental everyone is. Basically, 2 babies over last 5 years, mixed with rubbish will power and a prolonged bout of stress and emotional stuffing of my face, has landed me back to being about 4 stone over weight. I've spent last 4 months kicking myself for putting a load of weight back on (i lost 3 stone at beginning of 2016 through couch25k) but rather than flog myself any longer, i'm getting back on it.

I'm wondering if we can put those weight count down ticker tape type things on here? anyone know?

Thanks everyone xx

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Welcome to the forum. I am losing weight for my wedding although my fiancé and I haven't set a date yet. I am following Slimming World but I am weighing in at my mum's house instead of going to classes because I am saving for my wedding and I am in the process of moving. I have lost 4lbs in the last 3 weeks. I like this forum and find it useful. I also like the support I get from other members as well as family and friends.

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Good luck to you Sheryl - and thanks for saying hi :-)




Hi and welcome, parsleypie :)

I'm afraid I don't know what you mean by count down ticker tape type things?? We award weight loss badges, which will replace your newbie badge :)

Take a look at the Pinned posts section to the right of your screen (bottom if you're using a mobile), or in the drop down on the 'Posts' page (it says 'arrange by'). 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 NHS 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 a weigh-in every day of the week and you'd be very welcome to join one of them. The threads can always be found in the Events section, to the right of the HOME page, bottom on a mobile.

We also run a Daily Diary, where we share our meal and exercise plans for the day. It's a great place to get ideas and to keep us focused. The link can also be found in Events.

Be aware, that the HU app doesn't give you access to all of our important features, so we advise that you use the full website page.

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 :)


hi moreless! Thanks for replying and for all the info :-)

The ticker tape thing i mean.....Ive seen on other forums, or maybe even this one in the past(I'm not sure), that people have a diagram at the foot of their posts, which looks like a long thin ruler/tape measure, showing weight loss and how far they have to go?

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No, I'm sorry, we don't have anything like that :)

Would I have known you, under a different guise? :)


Hi parsleypie, welcome back.I am sure you will soon start losing the weight again


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