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Was doing well, but old habits are starting to sneak back in.


Hi all. I’m new to this group and thought I’d say hi!

When I first started this fat loss journey I was over the 17bstone mark but, through diet and exercise, I’ve managed to loose a fair bit of weight, my lowest being 12 stone, 5lb. I’ve put on a bit and am now hitting 13 stone 1lb and noticed I’ve lost my mojo. I’m hoping by joining this group I’ll get my mojo back through supporting others and finally get into my healthy bmi weight of 11 stone, 5lbs.

I’ll be weighing in on Friday/ Saturday mornings and will update my progress. If anyone has any tips or following suggestions, they would be greatly appreciated x

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Good morning PunkyPrincess1 and welcome 😊

Joining a weigh in is a great way of getting to know a team, all with the same goal, so you can support each other along the way. Saturday's weigh in opens at 9pm Friday UK time, so look out for it.

Meanwhile, there's plenty you can get involved in this week. This will show you a list of all the forum has to offer healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

Have a look at the Advent challenge: people are making mini-resolutions each day during Advent, to see if that leads to some lasting changes for the better. Here's today's post healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

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in reply to BridgeGirl

That’s great. Thank you so much for the info x

Hi PunkyPrincess :-) You sound in a similar situation to me ! Well done for your amazing weight loss so far. I've let my weight loss slip so much that I've been really struggling, so you've done the right thing by trying to address that small gain as soon as possible - that's what I should have done months ago !

What do you think is causing the problem ? Are your old eating habits coming back, or are you letting your exercise routine slip ? (for me it's been both)

My only suggestion is to really get invested in using this forum - it's what worked for me a few years ago and I'm hoping that it will do again :-)

in reply to RedPanda100

Glad to hear the forum is helping you RedPanda100 😊


Hello and welcome PunkyPrincess1 😊

Well done on losing so much weight 👏 and for recognising the upward trend. One thing I have learned on this forum is that our weight is rarely static, and maintenance is a series of ups and downs. On the forum Maintainers Club we recommend a ‘range’, or in my case, a line I won’t go accross. You are certainly not alone, unfortunately weight is much easier to gain than to lose and needs constant vigilance. But if you take the time to learn new habits and make permanent changes, these things become second nature 😊

Have a good read of all the information BridgeGirl has given you, and please just as if you have any questions. But most importantly, have faith in yourself, you have proved you can do this, and now you have all of us to support you as well 😊

Best wishes



Hi PunkyPrincess1 and RedPanda - why not join us on today's Daily Diary?

We share our food and exercise plans and any ideas, tips, advice. I know it has helped me a lot in my weight loss as it keeps my eye on the ball every day.

Today's Daily Diary is here: healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

and you can find them each day under "Events" on the righthand side of the screen. Hope to see you there!

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