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hello I am very new to this I have Rheumatoid Arthritis. No hip in right leg. Wear a 3 inch wedge shoe to give my leg same height

I have got too lose weight my family say that it would be so much better for me. I want to do something about it I have so many conditions to put up with I just don't want to get Dibetice Dibetic. But I am house bound and counting calories is such a bore my thought is snacking between meals I am trying hard but it's not easy to do on ones own I looked at so many wedsites that they a want money so here I am trying to get some one either to help or advise me on how to go about it

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Ansteyward107 welcome to the site! One of the administrators will soon appear and give you all the starting information but I just wantd to say welcome and you have come to the right place - everyone here is so friendly and supportive and I find it really helps knowing that I am going to be recording what I am eating on this site. Being house bound must be very challenging, but hopefully with the help and support on this site, you can make a difference to how you feel. Good luck!

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Hi and welcome, Ansteyward :)

There's no doubt that losing weight will make you feel better and having the support of your family, will be a big help.

If snacking is your problem and you're housebound, make sure you have nothing in the house that you shouldn't be eating and that's one problem dealt with :)

Exercise isn't essential for weight loss, but is good for general health and well-being, so consider moving more around the house and/or armchair exercises, if possible.

Take up some hobbies, to prevent boredom eating, logging onto this site is an excellent way to keep you occupied.

I'd like to invite you to join our Newbie Club, which we hope will be a good place for you to connect with members, who are also just starting out. If you just post a few words to introduce yourself and respond to others there, you'll soon break the ice. Here's the link


You'll find all the information you need to navigate the forum in the header, so please take the time to read it carefully.

Wishing you all the best :)


Thank you for replying to me Leonine I am so very grateful for all your comments on this I now don't feel so alone and if I have a bad day I can write about it and hopefully I will have not destroyed all the work I have done ✅ thank you will be in touch soon Happy New Year to one and all may we all be a lot more healthier by this time next year

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I hope you'll consider joining a weigh-in, our Daily Diary and a challenge and will come and chat to us on the What's Happening Today thread :)


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