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mod-karen79

rainbows holiday buddy :)
#1
hi, :wavey:

i've been reading all of your threads for just over a month and have found it quite inspiring, so much so that i decided to give slimming world ANOTHER try....it's 6th time lucky for me! i know the diet inside out and can do well on it, but i really struggle with it long term.

i joined 4 weeks ago and i've got my 4th weigh-in today (thurs) ...have lost 8.5 pounds in 3 weeks.

...i really hope i can do it this time! and having the extra support on here will help me.

karen xx :character00201:
 
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Force Ten

Serial Dieter
S: 16st9lb C: 16st4lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 37.9 Loss: 0st5lb(2.15%)
#2
Good luck Karen. I've just had my 4th WI and so far I'm really enjoying SW. I've never tried it before - have done WW many times but always give up after a short while (apart from once when I lost 42 pounds but the leader was inspiring - then she left and so did I:()

Can I ask why you struggle long-term with the diet? I really want to lose weight this time, so if I can avoid the danger periods, I might actually succeed for once.

I'm really glad I found this forum as everyone is really friendly and helpful.:)
 
#4
Thats a great weight loss! Get yourself a ticker and put it in your signature, it really helps me.
xxx
 

StephCracknell

Silver Member
S: 13st0lb C: 12st10lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 29.6 Loss: 0st4lb(2.2%)
#5
Welcome honey, we are a friendly bunch and everyone on here is so helpful! Some of us find more support here than in our meetings

xx
Steph
 

Nanny Jax

getting back on track
#7
:wavey:Hiya Karen, welcome to the forum, keep up the good work and be sure to give us a shout if you need help with anything x x:)
 

rainbow

Gold Member
S: 20st4.5lb C: 17st13lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 41.8 Loss: 2st5.5lb(11.78%)
#8
Welcome welcome. It really helps coming on here, people are always ready with advice, encouragement, and a watchful eye (Nanny Jax has here eye on me all the time! - and its working cos Ive only put on a pound since I started!) xxx
 

mod-karen79

rainbows holiday buddy :)
#9
force ten - i struggle long term because i really beat myself up over simple things like staying the same weight when i've stuck to it 100%...then i lose the plot and gorge on pies! then return to class the next week with a gain. then i eat more pies! then i stop going to class as i get too embarassed and disheartened.

this time i am determined to do it though!
 

Force Ten

Serial Dieter
S: 16st9lb C: 16st4lb G: 10st7lb BMI: 37.9 Loss: 0st5lb(2.15%)
#10
Ah I see. Our class leader is trying to motivate a couple of ladies who have stuck at the same weight even though they kept to the diet. She's suggesting eating more fruit and veg and doing more exercise - fairly obvious really, I suppose. She's good at emailing and phoning up and also answering questions if I phone her during the week, so I'm hopeful I can keep going with this class as I plan to be going to it for at least a year:)
 

Taz

Spam Hunter
S: 17st12lb C: 12st4lb G: 10st10lb BMI: 27.3 Loss: 5st8lb(31.2%)
#12
Hi Karen, welcome to the forum and well done for going back to SW. You will find all the support and encouragement you need on here so get involved and enjoy yourself x
 


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