:welcome2: Welcome to all Newbies 2012 This thread is designed to give you a place to say Hello and to help you navigate the wonderful SW forum of Minimins Introduce yourselves below, say hello, tell us about your plans There is a massive amount of information on the forum, all designed to help you with your weight loss journey - it's just a case of finding the information on here. Take a bit of time to look around, read through the stickys and the sub-forums. These have been created at the request of minis users, and at first may appear confusing, but they do help locate information without duplicate postings - and they also keep the main SW forum board clear. The search facility is very useful - remember, someone has probably asked the question before The first section on the forum is for all the sub-forums and I've listed some of them below: Syn Values Please post all syn value requests here Syn Values - MiniMins.com - Weight Loss Support Forum Some of the most frequently asked syn values are stuck - e.g. syn free yoghurts, joes sausages, ready meals. If your post isn't answered as soon as you'd like, please don't duplicate post in the main forum. Healthy Extras Please post all healthy extra queries here Slimming World - Healthy Extras - MiniMins.com - Weight Loss Support Forum Recipes Slimming World Recipes - MiniMins.com - Weight Loss Support Forum This is where people post their favourite recipes but also a place to ask "what can I do with......" or "how can I cook......" Food and Weight loss diaries There are 2 sub-forums for diaries, if you want to post your foods use the food diary thread, if you want to post your weight loss journey then post in the weight loss diary thread. Eating out Slimming World - Eating Out - MiniMins.com - Weight Loss Support Forum This is for Chinese, Indian, Italian, Pub Grub, Wetherspoons etc And the wonderfully busy Off Topic sub-forum for anything non SW related. We are a chatty lot on here! Slimming World Off Topic - MiniMins.com - Weight Loss Support Forum The second section is for Stickys These are threads which have been part of the main forum at some point, and which people have found very useful so have asked for them to be "stuck". Finally there's the main SW forum for anything not covered above!! Welcome one and all - hope SW and 2012 is your plan and your year -go ahead, say hello!!