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Hello all, my name is Billy Rhomboid I am also known as Rignold over on the C25k group where I have been an active member for about 3 years.

I started my fitness/health/weightloss journey a little over 3 years ago and did very well for quite a while until this time last year when I had a sudden health issue which stopped me from doing any exercise and drastic change in life circumstances after which a lot of my good work started unravelling: the carbs crept back in, the odd glass of wine here and there and then often etc etc.

But now I am back on the straight and hopefully soon narrower.

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  • Hi and welcome, Billy :)

    Sorry to hear about your health issues. Have/will you be able to get back to running?

    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 :)

  • Hello Rignold. Welcome to the dark side :) hope you find lots of great support on here. It's keeping me mostly on the straight and narrow, lots going on, worth looking through the pinned posts etc :)

  • Hi Rignold sorry you've had health problems that set your progress back, You will be welcomed and encouraged on here.

    Wishing you success on your weight loss journey.

    Cheering you on 🎉🎉🎉

  • Hey, hello and welcome. Stick here for a while and you'll soon get back in the groove. I'm finding it so helpful, can't recommend it enough. I'm an ex runner, so empathise with you. It's just like running.. Just keep on keeping on with the forum, you're with other people who want the same. You came to the right place for buddies to motivate you and help you keep the faith.

    🌸

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