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Hello everyone! My name is Brenda and I live in South Wales. I have lost 3 stone but have plateud and can't shift any more. I have fibromyalgia and so try to keep active I have a sweet tooth which is my downfall!

My question is: how do you download the 12 week diet plan. I'm not that good at navigating sites so please forgive my incompetence. It's probably quite easy!

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Hi bren123_ , here is the link


Good luck.

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Hi and welcome bren123_ :)

Lots of people here have done the 12 week plan and have been very successful with it.

Wishing you all the best :)

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Hi and welcome. I hope you really get involved. That's how you reap the rewards. Pick a weigh in day and get started. The happiness challenge is really good for you too. It will keep you on track and thankful for all the little things in life that we tend to forget. They are in the pinned posts and events.

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Thank you Melhal. It's all a bit confusing yet so I need time to browse through everything before I get started!


Hi and welcome

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.

Have a look at the NHS 12 week plan, as many people have had success with it. Also use the BMI (can be found in the pinned Newbie post) 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 😊

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 - which is great to get ideas of what other people are eating and I have to confess to nicking some of their menu's 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 😊

Wishing you all the best on your weight loss journey


Wow! Such a lot to take in. Wasn't expecting it to be so detailed. I'll look at everything and try to find my way round the site. Thanks for welcome as it's encouraging to have support! 😊😊

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Welcome bren123_ , if it is support you want, you will get lots here as long as you join in and take part.

You are right there is a lot to take in and you need time to read and find your way around. It is much easier than you think. Whilst you are reading and learning , start to just make small changes and set yourself small goals. Don't let it all over whelm you and if you need to ask questions, ask away, no question too silly.

Wishing you good luck with your journey downwards :)


Thank you!


Welcome to the forum. I have a sweet tooth for example I bought a small package of candy. Anyways at the end of the evening it was gone. So there is truth in not having it in the home. So when having a craving have a particular fruit that you enjoy have that instead. You can do this just think onward and upward!!!


Thank you.. Good tip! Xx


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