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thegreato7932020 December

I'm starting to lose weight today! My weight is 234 lbs. My height is 167 cm. Task to lose 108 pounds I hope I succeed). Who wants to lose weight with me, join.

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TheTabbyCatAdministrator

Hi thegreato793 and welcome to the weight loss forum. Please have a good read of the Pinned Post “Welcome Newbies”. healthunlocked.com/nhsweigh...

This is a very large community with lots going on. May I suggest you use the webpage as opposed to the app at least until you know your way around. Take your time and follow every thread so that you know exactly what’s going on.

Here’s the link for a “Tour” of the forum ,if you haven’t already taken it.

healthunlocked.com/?tour=true

If you are following the NHS plan please check your BMI on the NHS site and obtain the correct amount of calories for you.

healthunlocked.com/api/redi...

The Daily Diary and the Weekly Weigh ins are very good places to begin. You will find the DD and WI in the Pinned Posts under “Events”

I find the Daily Diary a very good place to share my plans and get inspiration from other members, too. Once the day’s food is written down I’m far more likely to stay on track.

The key to success is participation, we are all on the same journey.

If you can’t find something just shout, there’s usually someone around.

I hope to “see” you around, Good Luck.🍀😉

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slipstick3 stone

You'll find there are many of us here already trying to lose weight including some (not me) who have lost at least what you're aiming for. So you're very welcome to join us. Have you already decided how you're going to about it? There are examples of many different approaches here so whatever you choose you will be able to get plenty of support.

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thegreato7932020 December in reply to slipstick

I have a way to lose weight, but I don't want to talk about it yet, because not everyone can understand it. If this method gives a result, I will definitely tell you about it.

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slipstick3 stone in reply to thegreato793

Interesting approach. Good luck with your secret weight loss method. I hope it works for you.

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thegreato7932020 December in reply to slipstick

Thank you)

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Sue2607Restart Dec 2020

Good luck you can do it. 5 years ago after leaving a very stressful job I was 17st 5 lbs. lost a couple of stone quite quickly and felt much better for it. I now weigh 13stone 12lb. You will get a lot of support and advice from this site I have dipped in and out over the years as my focus has not been consistent.

Here’s to your success sending you positively thoughts and don’t be too hard on yourself x

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thegreato7932020 December in reply to Sue2607

thanks for the support)

Hi Sue,

Nice reply.

And, congrats on your awesome weight loss 🥳

Take care

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Sue2607Restart Dec 2020 in reply to Shield-Maiden

Thanks Shield-Maiden but still a way to go aiming for 11 stone 7lb and then seeing how I feel.

I aim to get there too, but I am not in a rush.

We'll do it x

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Dave10002 stone

Wishing you every success thegreato793. Good to have you on board and we look forward to sharing your future success. As a novice myself certainly on this journey, if not in age and past experiences, I would echo some of the advice that was given to me when joining, and perhaps the best was to set yourself smaller intermediate goals, whilst perhaps keeping your ultimate aims in the background. Consider also the additional benefits of health, well-being and the way that losing weight improves your daily life. These may end up being more important than the weight loss itself. I have gained my weight over many years, I appreciate it will take me a long while to get back to a weight and shape that to others appears reasonable. That’s not my goal, my goal is to feel happier and content with who I am. Once again good luck to you. Dave

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thegreato7932020 December in reply to Dave1000

Thanks for your advice, I will listen).

Awesome response Dave x

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Sue2607Restart Dec 2020 in reply to Dave1000

Brilliant response Dave1000 and agree with all the points you have made

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Sweetpea57Restart April 2021

Yes I'm with you !

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Ladytrucker12021 April

I will join you. I have lost 32lbs so far. Old school me. J understand stones. Kilos do my head in. Sorry. I now have about 80 more to lose. Will be good to join in with someone

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morelessAdministrator in reply to Ladytrucker1

I'm afraid thegreato793 didn't post beyond day 2 of her weight loss journey and that was on the 15th December, 2020. You would be better taking the advice you've been given several times before, to get back to posting on the Friday weigh-in and involving yourself in the mutual support and encouragement there.

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Ladytrucker12021 April in reply to moreless

Thank you. I have started to do that.

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morelessAdministrator in reply to Ladytrucker1

No, I'm afraid you missed the Friday weigh-in and posted on the open forum again.

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