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14 Jul 17
Hi, I started the 5:2 diet yesterday and would like to chat to anyone else who’s just starting, or has any experience they’d like to share with me 🙂
I’m 52 and emerging from the fog of six years of peri-menopause, and can’t seem to shift any weight with conventional calorie restricting anymore.
I’m not really over weight at 5′ 5″ and 9st 10, with a bmi of 22.5, but all my excess weight is on my tummy now and I have a waist measurement of 35.5 ins, which is at least 3ins too much!
So I’m hoping to lose the tummy fat, but my greatest interest in the diet is the long-term health benefits. My late father suffered heart disease, type 2 diabetes and vascular dementia, and that’s really not a future I want for myself.
So looking forward to feeling healthy and more energetic on this diet, and looking forward to hearing from you.
Best wishes, Steph.
16 Jul 17
Did you take a look at the July challenge forum? Never too late to join and you’ll find plenty of support and advice from a whole bunch of 5:2 buddies.
All the best.
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