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The start of 12 weeks


Didn't mean to take such a sad-sounding title but Autumn Leaves seemed to have been taken! Heard myself say to my husband today that at at 54 I can't imagine ever feeling fit again so have decided to lose the 21 lbs or so I seem to need to (he does too...) Main battles are too much wine, idle snacks and lack of exercise: although I do walk a fair bit it's hardly ever enough. Oh, and driving my 9 year old to sports sessions and sitting in the car while she gets fit! Anyone in the same boat out there?

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Hello and welcome to the Weight Loss Forum Autumnleaving

First of all, to help you find your way around, and enjoy all the things we have on offer, please read the Welcome Newbies Post here

Take your time to read it carefully as it has lots of useful information.

Well done for identifying your problem areas, I hope with help and support from ths forum you will soon see the pounds falling away. You can make a start right now by joining today’s Group Weigh In by posting your own details and then responding to one or two ther people 😊.

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Out of interest, can I ask how you found us?

Best wishes for your weight loss journey

Indigo 😊

AutumnleavingMaintainer in reply to IndigoBlue61

Hello and thanks for the welcome - I found you by searching for a site to check my bmi and the NHS was the first one up!


Well, hello , if you start now, there’s s good chance you’ll be fab in that Christmas outfit.

Lots if help and support here, use it!

AutumnleavingMaintainer in reply to Diana

Thanks Diana! That's a good motivator! You have obviously done it so appreciate the support.

Fully recognise your plight, in the same age, and wine/snack regime. However, I signed up to this a few weeks ago, doing the daily diary and couch25k programme. I have lost a good amount, and feeling so much better within myself.

So go on, get going and good luck, hopefully see you on the forum

Hi Autumnleaving

Welcome to the best weight loss forum there is.. it's supportive, encouraging, has great events and is all free.. just connect to wifi and your in!!

Please check with your health professional regarding your actions to lose weight and get their support locally to compliment this wonderful forum...

The best way to benefit from this forum is to be as involved as you can be, join one of the Weigh In's for the day that best suits you to check your weight each week, plan your menu's with the Daily Diary and chat and encourage others and you will reap the rewards and be motivated to move towards your goals with more determination than you can have on your own!

Do have a good slow read of the newbie post IndigoBlue61 has given you a link for.. I call it the sat-nav to the forum benefits..

Cheering you on to success..🎉🎉🎉

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