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Hi everyone, the reason I want to lose weight is for my health, I'm 67 and had a panic yesterday. Havery had a cold and it's gone to my chest, I have bronchial asthma. When out walking in had a pain in my chest and had to sit until it went,it really frightened me,as I'm the same age my mum was when she passed away; I thought it's now or never I have to get a couple of stone off.so here I am 5ft 1 and 12 st 02

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Morning Windy-woo

Welcome to the weight loss forum.

If you are suffering from pains in the chest while walking I would get it checked out by your GP.

Take a look at the Welcome Newbie post in the Pinned post section at the right hand side or at the bottom if your on a mobile. Have a look at the nhs 12 week plan, many members have had success following this plan. Use the BMI checker to work out your daily calorie allowance.

Have a look at the Daily Diary which you can find on the Home page in Events. It is where all the members are sharing their daily plans on what they are eating and any exercise they are doing. This thread will give you some ideas on how to start.

Below the Pinned posts are the Topics where members share a range of weight related subjects.

Take your measurements at the start together with a photo so you can see the changes on the days the scales don't move.

We have daily weigh ins so why not come along and join us today. You can find the weigh ins on the Home page in the Events section on the right. Just click on the post in Events and record your start weight and any loss/gain or maintain for the week.

To get the most of the forum be active, share tips, recipes and experiences. Read some of the posts they are very motivating.

Have a good first week.



Hi Windy Woo

The chest pains you experienced must have given you a fright. Perhaps it's best to go to your Doctor for a check up?

I hope you are well today and I wish you the very best of luck with your weight loss goals.

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Hello and welcome Windy-woo 😊

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Hi windy woo. Nice to hear from you. I'm 65,and try to keep myself fit. It's never too late...


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