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Hi, I'm rather new to this and basically just wanted to say hi!

I am really trying so hard to lose weight and it is an uphill struggle, I intend to get it right this time!

My weight is awful and my scales and mirror scare the hell out of me 😵 it can sometimes feel like a losing battle, I've read lots of success stories and it gives me hope that I can join them!

So Hi everyone, here's to my weight loss journey I hope that I can in some way help to encourage others too 😀

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  • Hi and welcome, Kerrylou :)

    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 and welcome Kerrylou87

  • Thank you very much 😁

  • Hello Kerrylou87

    I hope you get a new way of moving forwards... I joined the forum in January and have been encouraged by the replies and comments I've read on different ones posts...

    Wishing you great success and support through the ups and downs...

    Be loyal to you and your goals.. YOU will be a great success story.. not just for you but as encouragement to all of us too.

    🔐 We all hold the key to unlock what we are really capable of.. Just believe it, work at it and enjoy the progress.

    Cheering you on 🎉🎉🎉

  • Thank you so much, I think this forum full of lovely people on the same journey as myself is exactly what I need 😀

    Thank you for your lovely response

  • Hello 😀

  • Hi and welcome Kerrylou87 :)

    Good luck with your weight loss journey :)

  • Hello and welcome Kerrylou,

    Good luck and share suggestions and ideas on the forum you'll get lots of support.

    Well done for taking the first steps by being here.

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