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    Join Date
    24th January, 2014
    Location
    Watford, Herts
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    Diet: simple calorie counting
    Height: 6ft0in
    Start Date: June 2013
    Start Weight: 21st12lb
    Current Weight: 14st6lb
    Goal Weight: 13st3lb
    Goal Date: April 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 41.5
    Current BMI: 27.4
    Goal BMI: 25.1


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 7st6lb
    Weight to Lose: 1st3lb
    % Lost 33.99%

    Smile An Introduction

    2 years ago I was 22 stone and pretty settled in my large life, then my world was turned upside down, finding myself suddenly a widower at age 42.
    The loss of my wife led to a major self examination of my life and I decided I didn't want to be fat anymore, having been overweight since birth, I was ready for a change.

    18 months of being a bit more active, walking 4 miles a few times a week, and cutting out some of the junk from my diet helped in getting me down to 19 Stone and there the progress
    stopped. I sought advice from my GP and was offered a consultation at my local leisure centre with a weightloss / fitness trainer.
    I joined the local gym, having spent a lifetime avoiding such places, climbed on a treadmill and havent looked back since.
    Last August I started logging what I was eating on MFP, took up swimming as a way to exercise and for enjoyments, now swimming 6 days a week, a mile or so a day.
    I now weigh 14st 6lbs, with about another stone to go to my target weight (185lbs).

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    Join Date
    15th January, 2014
    Location
    England
    Posts
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    Diet: Slimming World Online
    Height: 5ft1in
    Start Date: January 25th 2014
    Start Weight: 13st3.0lb
    Current Weight: 12st9lb
    Goal Weight: 9st4.0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35
    Current BMI: 33.4
    Goal BMI: 24.6


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st8lb
    Weight to Lose: 3st5lb
    % Lost 4.32%
    Welcome!! So sorry to hear about the loss of your wife. But a huge congratulations on your weightloss! It just takes a bit of determination and will power and you'll be a huge inspiration to many on here!
    My SW Diary




    Week 1 - 4 : - 2 ¾lb
    Week 5 - : -1¼lb
    Week 6 -: - ½lb
    Week 7 -: -2lb
    Week 8-: - 1½lb


    Total: 8lb lossed

    Mini Goals
    12St.7Lbs
    12St
    11St.7Lbs
    11.St
    10St.7Lbs
    10St



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    Join Date
    4th February, 2012
    Location
    Leeds
    Posts
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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 6/1/14
    Start Weight: 22st3lb
    Current Weight: 21st6lb
    Goal Weight: 11st7lb
    Goal Date: 27/7/14


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 48.7
    Current BMI: 47
    Goal BMI: 25.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st11lb
    Weight to Lose: 9st13lb
    % Lost 3.54%
    Wow that's amazing, your sheer willpower and determination is so refreshing and quite inspirational. Sorry to hear about your loss. Again well done and keep up the good work
    Eyes on the prize!










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