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My first forum! Can anyone help?

#1
Hi,
i am new to forum but not slimmingworld. I lost 2 stone 5 years ago. I have since started again from beginning of Jan and worked hard. I have only lost 2lbs! I have incorporated SP days too?. I am on HRT and testosterone gel for hormone treatment. Does anyone know if this is affecting my weight loss?

so nice to be able to have someone to share this with
 
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S: 12st5.5lb C: 11st13lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.2 Loss: 0st6.5lb(3.75%)
#2
Hi Missy! :)
I'm new to the forum, but not SW, and I've just started again too!
The 2lbs loss isn't a bad thing - it's 2lbs lighter than you were :):)
It's possible the HRT and testosterone gel could be affecting losses, but it all depends on how much you need to lose. If you've only got a small amount of weight to lose, then you may not lose as quickly as you did when you lost the 2 stone previously. But it could also be down to your diet, if you were already eating relatively healthily, your body will be used to the veg/fruit that you are still eating now.
I'm pretty much starting again, and have around 2 stone to lose to reach target, but I'm only losing 1.5-2lbs a week. But I've always been more of a slower loser. In general my diet was pretty healthy, I'd always eat veg and fruit, but with SW I've cut out all the other stuff that I used to munch on too (Kit Kat's, Twix's, crisps, etc.) so my body isn't that shocked about being back on SW.

Does that help at all?
 
#3
Hi Sarah,
Yes thanks that does reassure me. I feel so much better through eating healthier and I've lost an inch or so cause clothes feel better too.

I had a hysterectomy after my last weight loss too and I suppose my body has changed a lot since then (2 years on).

i hope you get on ok are you going to class or online? I've gone for online this time :)
 
S: 12st5.5lb C: 11st13lb G: 10st0lb BMI: 26.2 Loss: 0st6.5lb(3.75%)
#4
I can imagine that it would change your body, but you'll still get to where you want to be :) And they say that losing 2lb a week is great don't they? So don't be too concerned about the small losses (it's taken me a while to convince myself of that, but I agree now lol)
I go to a class. I'm on the social team so I log people in and take payments. I really enjoy it and it's what's kept me at group for so long, even if I did lose my way a little and I'm virtually starting agian :( But, I know I can do it, and joining the forums has given me more of a boost to keep going with it :) it's like an additional support group that I have during the week in between my classes :)
 


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