I've been either over weight or obese (horrible word) for all of my adult life. Over the last 30 years I have tried to lose weight too many times to count, don't get me wrong, I did lose weight, my problem, like so many people, is keeping it off! I even managed to get to get 9lbs away from having a healthy BMI but good habits started slipping and the weight crept back, I hovered around 11 stone for a while, a stone over my goal, but I felt comfortable, my new, smaller, wardrobe still fitted so it was ok.
That was about 18 months ago, you can guess what comes next right?.......yep, I have now gained 4 stone (give or take a couple of pounds) OMG. How could I let this happen?
I don't have any health problems, that I know of. Arthritis in one knee, and bursitis around my left hip, made worse by the extra weight I'm now carrying.
I changed my job earlier this year, I now work at home. Being home alone means that I can eat and drink whenever I like, there's no-one to see, I've developed a habit of snacking every time I get a drink which has not helped the waistline one bit! The only exercise I get is the foray to the kitchen which is downstairs.
I want to succeed this time, nay I need to but taking that first step is really difficult this time, I keep putting my day one off, finding excuses to do anything but tackle my weight. I'm ashamed of myself but here I am again........Hoping for support and encouragement, and promise to support and encourage others. 😀