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  1. Gobnhalf

    Gobnhalf New Member

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    Hello there!

    I've been fat for most of my life unfortunately due to all sorts of emotional and habitual reasons. I used to believe I was genetically fat, it's not true at all.
    It's been a constant struggle since childhood when I was put on a diet at the age of 8 as my school thought my shyness was due to being fat.

    It was when I weighed in at 25 stone 8lbs (164 Kilos or 358 lbs) that I knew I had to change. :cry:

    I have lost just over 5 stone on my own over the last 4 years. I would like to speed things up a bit and lose a lot more for my wedding in September. :)

    I'd appreciate any helpful hints and tips on keeping the motivation going.

    Helen
     
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  3. debz32

    debz32 Gold Member

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    hey Helen (GobnHalf - love it !!!) - WELCOME to minimins....

    Well done on your loss so far - AWESOME

    sounds like you are well determined te reach your goal.....

    look forward to getting to know you and sharing your successes along the way :)

    Debz xx
     
  4. misscheeky

    misscheeky Gold Member

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    :welcome: to minimins. congrats on the weight loss so far :) there is lots and lots of information on here about different diets so have a good look around. If you need any help just shout :) x
     
  5. IreneH

    IreneH Gold Member

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    Hi and welcome. Congratulations on the loss and good luck with the rest of the pounds.

    Irene xx
     
  6. Tanari

    Tanari 100% Focused

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    Welcome to minimins, our friendly forum. Good luck on achieving your goal.
     
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