Yes You do Need Support While Trying to Lose Weight!
Like many type II diabetics, I am overweight, very overweight. I wasn’t large growing up, in fact, I was pretty skinny. After I gained so much weight in my pregnancy, it seemed like there was nothing I could do to lose that weight again. So for the past 28 years I have done the “yo-yo” diet thing. Diet for a while, maybe even lose a few pounds, then fall off the diet and gain it all back, plus some. Does this sound like you?
Because I wasn’t overweight until I was almost 35, I have never thought of myself as fat. Inside I’m still that tall, gangly, tom-boy, who loves sports and the outdoors. Then I pass a mirror and glance at it – I’m still shocked to see myself. Who is that old fat lady? Not only is she fat, she’s old and gray-haired too. Continue reading “Weight Loss – Should you expect support from your family?”