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Happy, but annoyed! lol

Happy, but annoyed! lol

This whole tracking what you eat thing - I find it so annoying. But you know what? I've 4 stone 10 to lose, and when I track, I lose. When I don't track, I gain. So I've been tracking for 2 weeks, and lost a pound each week! So glad - but really.

Oh - and the other thing? when I gain, I don't do it by halves. While I was gone, I spent 3 months not tracking (yep - at all), and gained a total of 20 pounds. In 3 months. Is that a record? Wouldn't it be nice to lose at the same rate we gain? Why doesn't it work like that?

Well, I have my resolve back, and honestly - I'm tired of carrying around a six year old child on my back 24/7.

So here's me back - reassured by the fact that I'm with people who understand.


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Welcome back RuNananana

Sounds like you know what you're up to and I wish you all the best.

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Welcome back RuNananana , I know I would prefer not to have to track my intake too but have had the same experience with weight returning in the past! Good luck getting back 'in the zone. The new daily diary might help you with some meal ideas.

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im exactly the same... we all know what we need to do to lose weight but it requires a lot of effort to plan properly ! i know if i use the daily diary here i lose weight... when i dont log.. i dont !

Good luck with starting again x


Welcome back, RuNananana :)

You're the second person I've welcomed back to the fold, this morning, so I shall do the same for you, as I did for them and extend the full 'newbie' intro. Let's start the way we mean to go on :)

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 :)


Do you track before or after you'very eaten. I find it difficult to plan.


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