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First day, first step. Found the NHS 12 week plan and realised that those 'couple of extra pounds' now totted up to one and a half stone. Horrified! How did that happen? I know the answer (overeating and under exercising) and hope the 12 week plan will be the solution. I have a wedding to go to in 13 weeks, on the beach in Australia, so hope that will help to motivate me. Otherwise the only thing that will fit me is the hat!

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Hi and welcome, Angmac :)

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.

Make sure to enter your details into the NHS 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.

To the right of the HOME page (bottom on a mobile), you'll find Events. In there, you'll find links to our daily Weigh-in's (you will choose just one day per week), our Daily Diary, where we post our menu and exercise plans, for accountability, advice and support and our “What's happening today” thread, where we pop in for a chat.

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 :)

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The 12 week plan is certainly the solution, I lost most of my 2 stone through following it. Combine it with interacting with the community on here to keep yourself accountable. And aim to make small changes week by week, keep it manageable :)

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Hi and welcome Hidden :)

Wishing you all the best with your weight loss journey :)

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