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Weight loss for fertility and wedding

S: 106.6kg C: 101.5kg BMI: 40.1 Loss: 5.1kg(4.77%)
#1
Well I am in my second week of following slimming world again and its going well.

I have decided keeping an online diary might help keep me accountable and motivated, as well as get down some of my feelings, as I am going this alone not at a group.

So I need to remind myself why I am on a mission to be more healthy! These are:

To be healthy for life with my 6 year old daughter
I need a BMI of 30 to be prescribed fertility treatment (we have been ttc since January 2016 with a miscarriage in Feb 2018. I have PCOS so hoping loosing weight will get my body working again). This will all be worth it when we have a baby!
I want to be a size 12 for my wedding which will be in Sep/Oct 2019. We got engaged on May 4th 2018.
I want to start feeling good about myself and not like a hideous whale.

I loose weight really slowly (thanks PCOS) and need to keep the carbs lowish or I don't loose anything!


My goal this week is to start Couchto5km to try and get some more exercise in and boost weight loss as well as improving my (very poor) fitness.


So when I started dieting back in October 2017 I was 110.5kg and a BMI of 43.7.
I lost 6kg but in Feb I finally got pregnant and then miscarried and comfort ate then, putting 2-3kg back on.

My starting weight on slimming world on May 10th (the day we got back from holiday) was 106.7kg. BMI of 42.2.

First week weight loss was 2kg! So down to 104.7kg and a BMI of 41.4.
 
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Wolf

Slimming for a better lifestyle
S: 18st4lb C: 15st7lb G: 9st7lb BMI: 35 Loss: 2st11lb(15.23%)
#2
Good luck! :classic_big_grin: We have similar weight loss journeys (fertility treatment aside). I started at 112kg and my goal is around 63kg. I have an overseas holiday next year and my wedding October the year after, so doubly motivated! :classic_smile:
 

Jenny_b

Gold Member
S: 17st7lb C: 12st5lb G: 10st5lb BMI: 27.9 Loss: 5st2lb(29.39%)
#3
Hi Beth,

best of luck with your weight loss journey. weddings and babies are great motivators for weight loss.

sorry to hear about your miscarriage, I know how devastating it is. I also have pcos and found taking metformin helped me have better losses.

subscribing x x
 
S: 106.6kg C: 101.5kg BMI: 40.1 Loss: 5.1kg(4.77%)
#4
Thank you guys!

I lost 0.7kg this week which is great considering I was on provera this week, which last time I took it made me put on 3kg!

I’m hoping the gynecoligist will give me metformin when I next see them.
Good luck! :classic_big_grin: We have similar weight loss journeys (fertility treatment aside). I started at 112kg and my goal is around 63kg. I have an overseas holiday next year and my wedding October the year after, so doubly motivated! :classic_smile:

Very exciting!!
 
S: 28st1.5lb C: 20st11lb BMI: 44.2 Loss: 7st4.5lb(26.05%)
#5
My wife is doing the same thing, she is 3 stone down since August, and has PCOS so we are struggling through it! About another stone and she will tick the BMI box for the prescription...
Good luck with it!
 
S: 106.6kg C: 101.5kg BMI: 40.1 Loss: 5.1kg(4.77%)
#6
My wife is doing the same thing, she is 3 stone down since August, and has PCOS so we are struggling through it! About another stone and she will tick the BMI box for the prescription...
Good luck with it!
Thank you. Good luck to you and your wife!
 

Jukie

Full Member
S: 312lb C: 240lb G: 170lb BMI: 41.2 Loss: 72lb(23.08%)
#7
You are doing great! you have a lot to look forward to and SW will definitely help you get to your personal goals!
 
S: 106.6kg C: 101.5kg BMI: 40.1 Loss: 5.1kg(4.77%)
#8
I lost 1.5kg this week! So pleased as that is 5.1kg in 4 weeks, which I have never managed before.

My fiance bought me a fitbit which is great for upping my motivation with exercise
 
S: 312lb C: 240lb G: 170lb BMI: 41.2 Loss: 72lb(23.08%)
#9
whoa 1 1/2 kg is amazing! well done!

I have a fitbit and it makes you move your bum! if you can see if any friends/family have one and do a bit of a for fun competition...it works wonders!
 
S: 106.6kg C: 101.5kg BMI: 40.1 Loss: 5.1kg(4.77%)
#10
My fiance also has a fitbit so we are doing the competitions and I have added a couple of friends. It is great for motivation!
 


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