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Almost back to square one and starting again

S: 19st6lb C: 18st13lb BMI: 39.1 Loss: 0st7lb(2.57%)
#1
Hello. I just wanted to introduce myself as I'm planning on being on minimins a lot in the future so thought it was only polite!

I originally joined SW in 2011 and lost 9st 3lbs to get to target in 2013. I kept it off for a year but then stopped going to group, started a new job which I hated and started gaining weight again. Although I'm now in a different job and am happy but I've continued to gain weight and have put back on 7.5 of the 9st I lost. I am horrified with myself and am embarrassed at how much I've let myself go. I am too embarrassed to go back to my original group so have joined a new one (which does actually work better with my working days) but I don't think I'm too keen on my consultant. I definitely need the incentive of weekly weigh-ins so have to keep going but I remember just how supportive minimins was last time and I'm hoping it will be the same again.

I am currently 5 days in to my first week and all is going well so far... fingers crossed this is the start of trying to lose it all again!
 
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soshbfly

Silver Member
S: 14st11lb C: 12st12.2lb G: 11st5lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 1st12.8lb(12.95%)
#2
Welcome supergirl! And congrats for getting back on the wagon. There are lots of friendly, supportive folks on here so sure u will find the support u need.

Shame about ur consultant. I go to weigh ins for the accountability as well and hardly ever stay for the class. Hopefully u will get something from at least that.

What day do u weigh? I'm Mondays...
 
S: 19st6lb C: 18st13lb BMI: 39.1 Loss: 0st7lb(2.57%)
#5
Hi. Monday is my weigh in and I've just been. Lost 4.5lbs which I know is good but I'm so disappointed. My home scales were saying 6.
 

Ra-ra

Full Member
S: 8st12.0lb C: 7st8lb G: 7st7.0lb BMI: 21.4 Loss: 1st4lb(14.52%)
#6
My goodness Supergirl please don't be disappointed that a loss of 4.5lb that is fantastic, look at it as the same weight as 2 bags of sugar.
I don't have scales at home anymore, threw them out because of that very reason.
Keep up the fantastic work.
 

soshbfly

Silver Member
S: 14st11lb C: 12st12.2lb G: 11st5lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 1st12.8lb(12.95%)
#7
Wow - that's fabulous!!! 4.5lbs is great. I totally keep two separate logs - one for home weighs in the morning and one for WI as I do it late in the day. I have gone to the gym in the morning after weighin, eaten nothing (just drank a bit of water during workout) and gone up 1 or 2 lbs. Our weights fluctuate tremendously during the day. This morning I weighed almost 3lbs less than the day I went on holidays. I suspect that today at weigh-in, I'll maybe register .5lb loss. It all evens out at some point.

Take the 6lbs morning loss as a great achievement and same with the SW Weigh-In.

Congrats Supergirl!
 

agee86

Full Member
S: 13st6lb C: 13st4lb G: 9st10lb BMI: 28.3 Loss: 0st2lb(1.06%)
#8
Hi Supergirl!

Just here to follow your journey and wish you luck! Not that you need it 4.5lbs off is amazing! Well done!!!
 

soshbfly

Silver Member
S: 14st11lb C: 12st12.2lb G: 11st5lb BMI: 29.1 Loss: 1st12.8lb(12.95%)
#10
Hi Supergirl - just to give you an update which I HOPE makes you feel better. Just back from my weigh in. My morning weight today was 4.2lbs less than the time I weighed before my month of holidays(I log all my weights). My weigh in this afternoon only registered a 1/2lb loss - nearly 4lbs difference! Sometimes its closer, but other times its like this. That's why I recommend keeping two logs - your changing weight on home scale (likely mornings??) and then what you get at weigh-in.

We'll get there :)
 


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