I discover that the thing that really matters for health is the waist measurement. This is pretty bad news for me. I have been normal weight in the past but I've never had a small waist. Right now my waist is enormous: 97cm. (Over 80cm is increased risk. Over 88 is very increased risk. So I'm off the chart.) I'm only a stone overweight now, having lost 10 pounds since I joined the site.
I'm feeling very disheartened. I know how to lose weight but I've no idea how to get a waist. Do other people have any suggestions? I don't care remotely about aesthetics. I just want to have a healthy body so that I can give the baby I hope to have in the next couple of years a good start in utero and be around and fit to look after them. I also want to lower my odds of getting alzheimer's.