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Just starting weight loss again

Starting this morning have about 4 stones to lose. My knees are affected by the extra 4 stones so really need to lose it.So the journey starts once again.

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Hello Elle67 and welcome to the Weight Loss Forum

Why not tell yourself this is the last and final weight loss journey, and make provision in your eating plan for permanent change? You can do it, lots of us have!

Here are a few suggestions on how to get the most out of the forum. Please note if you are using the new HU App many of these features are not available so I suggest you use the full website version.

The first place to look is at the Pinned posts section to the right of your screen (bottom if you're using a mobile), read the Welcome Newbie thread first and 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

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. 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

The forum also have group weigh-ins every day, as well as a new Daily Diary, if you wish to take part. The posts can always be found in the Events section on the 'home' page. And if you just want to chat, to say hello or share any news or struggles then look out for What's Happening Today thread.

You'll notice a grey box next to people's names, these are achievement badges, and as a new member you have a 'Newbie' badge. 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. If you have any questions please just ask

Best wishes

Anna

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Thank you Anna61 I will take a couple of hours to look at the site. Elle67

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hi and welcome Elle67

This is a fantastic supportive group - you can do this :)

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Thank you cracker10 I keep telling myself I will succeed this time elle67

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You certainly can do this and maintain. Remember weightloss starts in the kitchen. No matter what you physical abilities or obstacles are you can control your mouth. LOL

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