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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%

    Hello newbie here

    Hi my names simon im 35 and from Manchester. At the moment I weigh 20st 4 lbs. I joined slimming world last January at around the same weight i am now and lost 3.5 stone in 4 months but then I cracked. I then went through 3 months of yo yo ing before I finally gave up and left.
    Now im right back where I started and im devastated, depression has started to creep in and I genuinely feel like crap.
    Ive started to food optimize since yesterday and im keeping a diary im trying to do slimming world but without actually joining. I intend to join but I cant afford to right now so until I financially recover from Christmas im on my own.
    Id appreciate any tips you can give me and I would welcome any tips on keeping me motivated.
    Look forward to getting to know you all.
    Thanks.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using MiniMins.com mobile app
    Week 1 20st 10lb
    Week 2 20st 1 1/2 lb - 8 1/2 lb loss
    Week 3 20st - 1 1/2 lb loss
    Week 4 19st 9lb - 5lb loss
    week 5 19st 9lb - maintained







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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%
    Ive already cracked. I dont know whats wrong with me I cant stop eating food that bad for me. Im really worried but yet I cant stop myself. What do I do?

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using MiniMins.com mobile app
    Week 1 20st 10lb
    Week 2 20st 1 1/2 lb - 8 1/2 lb loss
    Week 3 20st - 1 1/2 lb loss
    Week 4 19st 9lb - 5lb loss
    week 5 19st 9lb - maintained







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    Diet: slimming world
    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 02/01/14
    Start Weight: 16st0lb
    Current Weight: 13st10.0lb
    Goal Weight: 11st7lb
    Goal Date: dec14


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.1
    Current BMI: 30.1
    Goal BMI: 25.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st3lb
    % Lost 14.29%
    Hi Simon I chickened out out of starting group on Monday night but luckily found this group & have felt very motivated since.You know you can do this as you have done it before 3.5 stone in 4 months is amazing.I have been struggling too since having my son and putting on nearly 5 stone!! I lost 3.5 before I got pregnant (unplanned) so as much as I love him dearly Im gutted that all the weight has piled on and I have to start again but there is no time like now to start
    week 1=4 pound loss
    week 2=5 pound loss
    week 3=2 pound loss 3 lb away from first stone
    week 4=3 pound loss first stone gone Yay!!
    week 5=sts
    week 6=1 pound loss
    week 7=2 pound loss
    week 8=2 pound loss
    week 9=3 pound loss mainly calorie counting
    week10=2 pound loss
    week11=2 pound loss
    week12=2 pound loss
    week13=2 pound loss
    week14=1 pound loss
    week15=3 pound loss
    week16=Holiday
    week17=1 pound loss (half way to target) 13st 7

    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
    week 1=5 pound loss
    week 2=2 pound loss
    week 3 missed class
    week 4=half a pound loss
    week 5=1 pound loss
    week 6=sts
    week 7=sts
    week 8=1 pound loss, 11 weeks pregnant

    week 13=4 pound gain 16 weeks pregnant





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    Diet: slimming world
    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 02/01/14
    Start Weight: 16st0lb
    Current Weight: 13st10.0lb
    Goal Weight: 11st7lb
    Goal Date: dec14


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.1
    Current BMI: 30.1
    Goal BMI: 25.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st3lb
    % Lost 14.29%
    Hi Simon how are you feeling this morning?
    week 1=4 pound loss
    week 2=5 pound loss
    week 3=2 pound loss 3 lb away from first stone
    week 4=3 pound loss first stone gone Yay!!
    week 5=sts
    week 6=1 pound loss
    week 7=2 pound loss
    week 8=2 pound loss
    week 9=3 pound loss mainly calorie counting
    week10=2 pound loss
    week11=2 pound loss
    week12=2 pound loss
    week13=2 pound loss
    week14=1 pound loss
    week15=3 pound loss
    week16=Holiday
    week17=1 pound loss (half way to target) 13st 7

    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
    week 1=5 pound loss
    week 2=2 pound loss
    week 3 missed class
    week 4=half a pound loss
    week 5=1 pound loss
    week 6=sts
    week 7=sts
    week 8=1 pound loss, 11 weeks pregnant

    week 13=4 pound gain 16 weeks pregnant





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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%
    Hi there tamkat thanks for the reply. Im still struggling to get my head in the right place and I cant figure out why. In the past few weeks ive found myself in a few embarrassing situations caused by my weight for example I was using a metal ladder whilst working in a shop and when I climbed down off it the ladder bent and now its unusable. Explaining it to the shop manager was very embarrassing and afterwards all I could think about was what they were saying about me once id left.
    Ive been trying to do slimming world but without joining but im failing miserably so im going to join on Saturday morning and get back in the gym afterwards.
    Thanks again for your concern.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using MiniMins.com mobile app
    Week 1 20st 10lb
    Week 2 20st 1 1/2 lb - 8 1/2 lb loss
    Week 3 20st - 1 1/2 lb loss
    Week 4 19st 9lb - 5lb loss
    week 5 19st 9lb - maintained







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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%
    Hi. Im not too great if im honest. I feel powerless over my eating. Im trying to think of ways to change my outlook on things but im finding it very difficult. Ice been doing the slimming world plan but I haven't actually joined due to finances. But ive decided that I am going to join a group on Saturday morning and im going to start going to the gym I know its going to be hard. Its unbelievable that 6 months ago I was running 5 miles 3 times a week. Im a long way from that right now I can tell you.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using MiniMins.com mobile app
    Week 1 20st 10lb
    Week 2 20st 1 1/2 lb - 8 1/2 lb loss
    Week 3 20st - 1 1/2 lb loss
    Week 4 19st 9lb - 5lb loss
    week 5 19st 9lb - maintained







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    hi simon,good luck I started yesterday doing it from home this site is excellent for everything sw related...... don't get depressed hun from now on focus on getting slimmer you can and will do it,i love eating that's my problem but I always say if I cant do sw I wont be able to do any diet take a look around this site and good luck
    11 weeks to my holiday hoping to lose at least 2 stones
    starting weight 12st 11lbs

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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%
    for some reason my posts arent showing on this thread

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    Diet: slimming world
    Height: 5ft7in
    Start Date: 02/01/14
    Start Weight: 16st0lb
    Current Weight: 13st10.0lb
    Goal Weight: 11st7lb
    Goal Date: dec14


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 35.1
    Current BMI: 30.1
    Goal BMI: 25.2


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 2st4lb
    Weight to Lose: 2st3lb
    % Lost 14.29%
    last post is there,are you still struggling with the bad foods?
    week 1=4 pound loss
    week 2=5 pound loss
    week 3=2 pound loss 3 lb away from first stone
    week 4=3 pound loss first stone gone Yay!!
    week 5=sts
    week 6=1 pound loss
    week 7=2 pound loss
    week 8=2 pound loss
    week 9=3 pound loss mainly calorie counting
    week10=2 pound loss
    week11=2 pound loss
    week12=2 pound loss
    week13=2 pound loss
    week14=1 pound loss
    week15=3 pound loss
    week16=Holiday
    week17=1 pound loss (half way to target) 13st 7

    Lost my way Joined Group 16/06/14 at 14st 5.5 here goes
    week 1=5 pound loss
    week 2=2 pound loss
    week 3 missed class
    week 4=half a pound loss
    week 5=1 pound loss
    week 6=sts
    week 7=sts
    week 8=1 pound loss, 11 weeks pregnant

    week 13=4 pound gain 16 weeks pregnant





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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft11in
    Start Date: 11/01/14
    Start Weight: 20st10lb
    Current Weight: 20st1lb
    Goal Weight: 14st0lb


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 40.4
    Current BMI: 39.2
    Goal BMI: 27.3


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st9lb
    Weight to Lose: 6st1lb
    % Lost 3.1%
    Hi tamkat i have replied to your post a couple of times today from my phone but they dont seem to be showing up today. thanks for your reply. i have started a new thread today to state where im up to.http://www.minimins.com/strugglers-r...cond-time.html (About to start slimming world for the second time)

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    Diet: Slimming world
    Height: 5ft5in
    Start Date: 6/1/2014
    Start Weight: 14st10lb
    Current Weight: 14st8lb
    Goal Weight: 10st7lb
    Goal Date: December 2014


    BMI Information:
    Start BMI: 34.3
    Current BMI: 33.9
    Goal BMI: 24.5


    Statistics:
    Total Weight Loss: 0st2lb
    Weight to Lose: 4st1lb
    % Lost 0.97%
    I always struggle to resist the bad foods too, especially chocolate. The best thing is to try and not have any in the house if possible. You did really well before to lose 3.5 stone in 4 months! Sometimes it's hard to stay focused ( I've joined SW many times in the past) but I've only been on plan a couple of days and my low mood has gone and I feel much more energised! Try and think of how you felt when you lost that 3.5 stone and maybe put a picture of yourself on the fridge/cupboard so everytime you feel like reaching for something bad you have an incentive. Good luck
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