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Morning all, I'm Claire and a newbie to the group. I was rushed to hospital at the weekend, on my way home from holiday, with a suspected heart attack. Thankfully, all the tests were negative for a heart attack, but showed an infection somewhere in my body. Also, a high cholesterol level of 7.4. I'm now starting to feel much better but this scare has given me the kick up the backside that I needed to lose weight and lead a healthier lifestyle. I'm looking forward to hearing all of your stories and successes and hopefully sharing my success too x

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Morning ClaireHand

Welcome to the weight loss forum.

Sorry to hear you have been unwell, hope you are starting to feel better now.

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.



Welcome, good luck and love the pooch!


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