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Using Slimming world or Weight Watchers as a wheelchair user

Garza
Garza Member Posts: 149 Pioneering
I am trying to lose weight and have been for many years, I wondered if there were any wheelchair users here who use either of the above groups? 

I have contacted them both and neither have any wheel on scales nationally which I think in this day and age is far from inclusive, especially for such a large and lucrative industry

My questions are 

Do you use the group and just not get weighed? 

Do you not use the group because you cant get weighed ? 

and finally 


if such a group existed which was inclusive would you attend? 

thanks for you  anticipated input

Comments

  • April2018mom
    April2018mom Posts: 2,868 Connected
    We are not members of any SW or WW group. I am naturally slim and my son and daughter are too little to be allowed to attend meetings I think. Possibly. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 29,873 Disability Gamechanger
    HI,

    I'm a community champion here on scope and i've been a member of Slimming World since 2016. Part of the reason for joining is that you weigh each week, so joining and not weighing isn't something i'd advise doing.

    May i ask if you're able to stand at all? If you can then weighing just take a few seconds and then it's done.

    I'm sorry but i've never been a member of weight watchers so can't advise on that.
  • Garza
    Garza Member Posts: 149 Pioneering
    HI,

    I'm a community champion here on scope and i've been a member of Slimming World since 2016. Part of the reason for joining is that you weigh each week, so joining and not weighing isn't something i'd advise doing.

    May i ask if you're able to stand at all? If you can then weighing just take a few seconds and then it's done.

    I'm sorry but i've never been a member of weight watchers so can't advise on that.
    thanks for the reply, I am a paraplegic and a full time wheelchair user

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