Diets & Weight Maintenance Support Group

Chat about how well your latest diet is -- or is not -- working. This group is a great place to find support and accountability as well as share success stories and valuable lessons with the community. From where to start to weekly weigh-ins, get help from others to reach your dieting and weight maintenance goals.

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  • lorrieonline

    Weekly Weigh-In ☼ August 13-19☼ Combatting Stress!

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    Sometimes we have our healthy routines in our head yet stressful triggers can be challenging, as I've found this week.  So I'm in the need for some stress-busters and thought what a great time to share some tips on the subject.10 stress bustersIf you're stressed, whether by your job or by something more personal, the first step to feeling better is to identify the causeThe most unhelpful thing...
  • njax14

    Losing weight with depression

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    Does anyone have any tips on how to motivate yourself when going through an episode of depression? I definitely eat my feelings. When I started my weight loss journey 5 weeks ago I was so excited. I lost 7 lbs and was feeling great. I was determined and motivated. Now after a few months without an episode my depression is acting up again and I have fallen off the wagon. I spent the weekend eating...
  • ND-STRNGTH

    Urgently need a workout Friend

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    Hey everyone, So happy to be here with you.At this time though I am going through a state of laziness and negativity when it comes to my workout practices.I know for a fact I am not living a healthy lifestyle since I sit down for almost the entire day from working at home to watching tv and just meh!. I am 29 years old and in a few months will be a year older but at this point I am starting to...
  • Sarah...

    New to this group and want to lose weight

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    Hi all,I'm this Dutch girl and my name is Sarah, I always was a big kid, some more pounds than the average of my age. Currently weighing some more than 90 kg (a little less then 200lbs) and I'm 172 cm tall (5 ft 7) I really want to do something about this but I've already tried it several times with no succes. I just have lots of motivation before I get started and that lasts for 3 days and then...
  • lostnalone25

    feel like im alone in this

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    So before i get into what is the hardest part of my struggle right now let me give a bit of a background. the last time i was a healthy weight was first grade. then according to my mom i got hungry and she let me start having more portions. over the years i have tried to lose weight. and i was doing good one time, had lost thirty pounds, was averaging out at about 230 at this time. then i stopped...
  • ruthgrps

    Looking for a slimming buddy!

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    Just wondered if anyone is interested in being my slimming buddy?  I dont have much weight to loose only 9 pounds, but, I am majorly struggling, particularly in the afternoons, when I want to eat biscuits all the time, my weight is going slowly back up.  Hope some is interested!
  • dyinginside35

    Diet ideas

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    Can anyone  share meal ideas w me or diets they are onor have used.
  • KaleKaZaM

    Obese and Depressed

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    Hi, everyone. I am new to the group and I am trying to reach out for support. I have been struggling for over seven years with my weight and no routine or diet ever seems to work. I am hurting my family because they think I don't care about losing weight and taking better care of myself. The truth is I look at all those skinny people and I really want to be like them. I can't take care of myself...
  • Joy32

    New to the group

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    Hey everyone, I am new to the group, I currently are back at my higher weight. I previously started at 341 currently I am 302. I worked myself down to 277 and I felt great. I beat myself up all the time about gaining the weight back. I have moved to a new state and I don't have many friends or workout buddies.
  • lorrieonline

    Weekly Weigh-In ☼ August 6-12 ☼ Kick Sugar Habit!

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    3 Ways To Kick Your Sugar Habit For GoodPosted: July 28, 2017 9:38 am | Among the many dangers inherent in the Standard American Diet (SAD), is the prevalence of sugary mega-drinks. Often referred to as “liquid candy,” these high-calorie beverages are readily available at convenience stores and as part of super-sized value meals at fast food restaurants. It’s not uncommon for people to...
  • ruthgrps

    HELP needed!

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    How do you keep your hands out of the biscuits barrel?  I have a problem with eating a biscuits in the afternoon particularly! Anyone have any ideas, my weight is starting to go in the wrong direction!
  • jessiemawer

    Losing Weight

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    Im currently at my heaviest I've even been I just can't seem to control my food or my diet and it's driving me insane, I really need some help losing weight and some support to!!im currently 151cms and I weigh in between 56-59kgs as I refuse to weigh myself as I don't want to see the numbers on the scale :( definitely struggling !!
  • itsraining

    Husband is joining me!!!

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    My husband finally decided to join me in trying to lose weight. He got discouraged when we tried to go hiking and he couldn't keep his breath. Now he's joined me on my low carb diet, which is making it a hell of a lot easier for me to stick to too.Do any of you have any ideas on how to keep your spouse motivated? He has already stuck with it longer than any diet (about a week now), and I feel...
  • lorrieonline

    Weekly Weigh-In ☼ July 30-Aug 5 ☼ Breathe!

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    Happy New Week Everyone!We've probably all heard that the core essentials needed to survive well are taking in food, water and oxygen!  As we age, we have a tendency to suppress our breath, not allowing our cells to be fully oxygenated.  This week's experiences brought me back to some lessons that are worthy of reviewing.  Won't you join me?Relaxation techniques: Breath control helps quell...
  • chris138

    I guess I lost 10lbs

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    I went to the doctors the other day to get my blood work done. It had been awhile and I just wanted to see if everything was ok..etc. They weighed me. I was 10lbs less than my last visit! woo! I have no idea how I did that! I guess it's possible to for me to actually lose weight. I was kinda happy. Ill try and pay more attention to my eating from now on. I have been cutting out my "three  beer...