hiya to everybody, I have been reading your posts over the last week or so & I'm finding them so inspiring 😊 so here goes ..... I'm overweight , have been for a few years now but I've put on quite a bit of weight over the last two years . (was pregnant with my daughter who is now 18 months) anyway I'm desperate to lose my weight , I suffer from asthma and I was born with a heart defect , I survived heart surgery 4 times as a child and my mum always made me aware of food and healthy eating . Because of this I was always a healthy weight , quite petite and slim , but my mother never cooked with salt and would never buy processed food. I think as I got too my teens I totally rebelled from all the protection and being told I couldn't have the things others had . So became my weekend wine habit . I have 3 children now which I amazing as I was too I wouldn't have children .... They were wrong and I have always proved docs etc wrong my whole life , that's why I am now so fed up and depressed with how much weight I have put on. I'm ashamed of what I've become. I feel so embarrassed writing this because I am so lucky and grateful for what the nhs has done for me and I feel I'm letting myself down and all of the people that have helped me. I'm worried I will have a stroke or heart attack and I wont be able to be around for my children. I have gotten myself in a rut of eating on the go as I'm so busy all of the time. Unhealthysnacking, large portions ( I do cook wholesome, healthy meals) and i drink about 6/7 glasses of white wine over a weekend. My partner works really long hours , I basically do everything in the house / with the kids alone , which I actually enjoy and am proud of but I don't get any "me" time to go to any exercise classes / gym. When can I fit exercise in? I also struggle with tea times , I run out of healthy recipes , or my boys say they don't like the healthier food so I give up. I really could do with some support and encouragement. I know how vital it is for me to lose this weight , not only for myself but for my children , any advice would be much appreciated please xx
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