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If you have lost weight or are close to target..are you happier now ?

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nikkidoll Mon 28-Jan-19 19:38:22

Hi I'm
Just wondering apart from all good health reasons that come from losing weight.. do you feel happier now in your self ? As In more confidence, calmer, happier ?
I feel so low in myself I can't even recognise myself and want to be happier and thinking weight loss will hopefully help! Thanks 😗

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BentNeckLady Mon 28-Jan-19 19:43:45

Yes, all of the above. I lost 4 stone and cannot tell you how much better I feel about myself and how much better I feel physically. I’ve enjoyed the last year a million times more than the previous 5 years put together.

Good luck smile

Groovee Tue 29-Jan-19 12:34:02

I reckon this photo of me shows it all really. I've gained so much confidence in myself!

Mymadworld Tue 29-Jan-19 22:39:06

@Groovee you look amazing well done grin

Yes I'm happier with my appearance I now enjoy rather than dress clothes shopping, parties, going out etc but I'm (luckily) a naturally up-beat and optimistic person so hard to say if it's made me happier as a person as I wasn't unhappy with anything bar my appearance before.

Mymadworld Tue 29-Jan-19 22:40:39

ETA I've also found exercise for pleasure and that has undoubtedly had a bigger impact on my overall well-being not to mention ability to keep the weight off long-term.

Starfish25 Sun 10-Feb-19 08:37:15

Hi, I've lost 6st7lb and I'm a lot happier. I have more confidence in my self and it's so nice to be able to go in a clothes shop and find my size. Took me a while to realise how much I actually lost as I was still shopping for bigger sizes. Plus I have loads of energy to run after my nearly 3 year old xx

notanothernam Sun 10-Feb-19 08:47:27

Yes, I only had 2 stone to lose so I appreciate that doesn't seem a life changing amount, but to love your body again, respect it, have the confidence back it really does change how I think about myself and my general outlook. For me it's also about control, I feel much more in control of my life. It's been over 6 months since I lost it, I have managed to maintain because I've changed my ways (though eat without monitoring but can make more sensible choices) it's not just about how I look but how I treat my body.

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