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Thanks for letting me join this forum. I’m 18 stone and feeling it although I’m very active I find it harder to do stuff being so big and my poor leg joint suffers if I try to do too much so I’ve got to loose weight. I work in care so do a lot in work running round the care home fetching food cooking. So easy to put on weight as those I work with don’t appreciate healthy eating always! Hope to gain support for a healthier future.

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Hi welcome! I hope you find the forum useful, lots of great help and support here

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Thank you hers hoping I can achieve my goal through all the fantastic support on this site

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Hi Dillwyn and welcome to the weight loss forum.

You are invited to join our Newbie Club, where you can meet other new members who are just beginning their weigh loss journeys too. Here's the link for all the information you will need to find your way around the forum:

healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

Write a brief note to introduce yourself to other newbies and I'm sure you'll be making friends, in no time.

Good luck with your first week.

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Would love to walk more challenging routes and hope to loose weight to do this because at 18 stone and working in a care home I’m surrounded by unhealthy food and am struggling to loose weight. Looking forward to the challenge.

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I was 18 stone this time last year and now I am 2 stone lighter thanks to the fantastic support here.

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Well done Nancy ... 2 stone is a really good chunk of weight I bet you feel like a new woman.

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That’s so encouraging to hear of people’s weight loss stories. it’s so easy to put the weight on over the years , I’m 64 , and then realise I’ve been carrying five stone around with me all this time. If I don’t do something about it now, I might be fit but the extra is going to take its toll on me I know it that’s why I’ve joined the group.

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It's really hard work carrying that extra weight. I already feel lighter on my feet for losing the first 2 stone. I want to lose another 4 stone and then I might just stop :)

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Yes me likewise! Ok Dillwin lets go for it in 2018, I need to walk more as well. Used to walk a lot ,but after a bad fall my mobility is more limited .

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Working with food must be very difficult, but with careful planning and calorie counting you can probably still incorporate a "meal on duty" into your daily allowance.

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Yes it’s just the discipline of calorie counting I just got to get into it and work towards getting fitter. I’m 64 and fitter than most I work with so I feel I’m doing ok on that front. It’s the food control I need to work on to achieve my goal. I want to loose four stone at least.

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Hello Dillwyn

I’m very similar to you in weight and activity, we know It life will be more comfortable if we lose some weight.

Let’s try and do this together I will look out for you in the posts.

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Great yea I feel more motivated speaking to everyone on here already!

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That’s excellent news Dillwyn 😊. Joining in and being part of a group is invaluable

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