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Here I go again (NOT on my own)! :D

Hey everybody! I’m returning to your warm and encouraging arms in the knowledge that you’ll welcome me back to the fold and you will all help me shed some more weight in 2018.

I joined the Weight Loss and C25K Forums in Jan 2017 at 15:4 and have seen 13:3 at some point during the year – can’t remember when, but it did happen! Honest! I was running at least 3x a week after completing the C25K, had joined a local Athletics Club and was really enjoying the slimmer, fitter me. I could pick a size 16 top and size 14 bottoms off the shelf, my bra size reduced by 2 cups and I couldn’t wait to do some sort of exercise every day.

And then, well sh** happens doesn’t it! I fell in mid September whilst running with the dogs on the bungee lead. I sprained both ankles, and really hurt my knee, elbow and hip on my left side. :( I didn’t run or go for walks for 6 weeks and in the meantime started a new job in mid October. I sit all day now, and that combined with eating the same as I was when I was doing all that exercise has culminated in gathering another stone! Damnation! How did I forget that feeling of elation when the weight is going down! I also stopped taking part in the Weight Loss and C25K Forums – BIG MISTAKE!!!!! I am once again running twice a week with the AC, but it is getting to be such a struggle with that stone back one. I also think I’ve started with the menopause and exercise and shedding weight is supposed to help.

So……….here I am again, and here’s my New Year’s Resolve!!

1.I will rejoin the Monday Mass Movers

2.I will check in at least daily with the Weight Loss Forum

3.I will not eat crisps – whoever invented them should have been tarred and feathered!

What's everyone else's plan for 2018?

PS On a plus note, I did run over 500km last year..........

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Hello and welcome back ANewMe2017 😊. We all have these ups and downs, but time to put it behind you 😊. You know your way around. If you want a refresh read this

healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

Best wishes

Anna

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Thanks IndigoBlue61 I am going to slowly gather momentum over the next few days, so that I can launch into 2018 with gusto!!! Thankfully we did't get many chocs/bix for Christmas, so only the ham and turkey to finish off really, Oh and some cheese, which I'm having with some crackers at the mo! Looking forward to the buzz that I get when I'm not bursting at the seams...xx

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Welcome back ANewMe2017 . Sorry you have had a bad time after your fall with so many inuries but glad you're back and focussed. You have done it before so look forward to "seeing" less of you in 2018. Wishing you well on your journey.👍😊

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I'm so looking forward to seeing less of me too Hidden !! It's amazing how quickly I forgot how good I looked and how good it felt to look like that...xx

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Love the humor and positive attitude. Welcome to the community.

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And what a fab community it is Melhall ...xx

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Hi, I am also returning today. I am really looking forward to plugging into the great support we get here again.

Best of luck.

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Keep focusing on the positives as you are and all will be well. This time last year I believe we were both starting off on c25k and you have gone on to complete 500km, I’ve done half marathons, 24hour runs .... all in one year. There’s no telling what we will go on to achieve in 2018. The setbacks make the achievements that much sweeter.

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Sheesh ianhtf ! What a difference a year makes!! Get you, you ultra runner you! I'm going to sign up for some runs this year. First one will be in Carlisle on 21st January - need something to focus on!! Can you remember the other members of our happy little band? We graduated with First_Mate, CJ4, Slowslowkwikkwikslow, KS69, Emmy9, NickiCS, and nchunc. I wonder how they're getting on?!...xx

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I know that feeling when weight goes down we can do it day by day we will lose that stone again I'm with you

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And more skinnylizzie !!! 4 stones more...xx

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Hi there welcome back. My goals are to become a healthier person eating wise. What I ate over Christmas eve day and Christmas day I know was a weeks food. I am not scared to say it to come clean. And going back to the gym and learn a couple of shoulder exercises. I want the gym to be mentally and physically better. I hope do well on your goals of 2018. If you slip let us know by helping you will help me. best wishes on your journey.

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ThanQ Wadestreet it's good to hear from my 'virtual' buddies! Best wishes on your journey too...xx

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Welcome back! And well done for not leaving it too long , I'm sure you'll be back in the swing of it in no time .

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Hope so JiminyCricket , you've done really well! Hope I can catch up to you...xx

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I'm sure you will! I'm standing still at the moment (catching my breath i like to think....!)

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Better than going backwards...xx

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