... i'm extremely overweight what can i do ? ... (9 replies)
... awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwl... When i was your age i was also overweight, i was 260lbs! I went on a diet, and became a totally new person... I'm now 185 of solid muscle, and when i tell people they don't believe me! I know what its like to be overweight, it is so screwed up how people judge one on their looks. You simpley just have to educate yourself on diet and exersise! Its not easy,... (9 replies)
... There's lots of overweight people out there. At 5'6" and 280 are a big person, but you can walk, you can drive, you can sit in a movie seat. Get out there ... ... (9 replies)
... The first thing you can do is to realize that "you" are the only one that can make a change. Yes, I am also overweight, however, I am the only one that can do anything about it. I have to work on my mental attitude, decide I am worth it.
For starters I lost 65 lbs a few years ago by putting on an invisible zipper in closed position over my mouth when in presence of food... (9 replies)
... I am 23 yrs old, and extremely overweight. All of my life i've been obese. As i got older i also got heavier. My paternal family are all obese, which doesn't help me at all. ... (7 replies)
... Honey, you can do EVERYTHING! Only YOU have the power to change your life if you want to! I am 5'6" and weigh 290 lbs. and I am much older than you. I keep very busy, and the more I move, the better I feel. I am working on losing weight, and yes, it IS hard, but totally do-able !
Start by drinking more water, which will fill you up and make you feel less hungry. Turn on... (9 replies)
... I was a 425 lb male who has lost 75 pounds on the weight watchers program-------it is not a diet----it is not a diet--------of course you need to do all the stuff niknak said but if you are like most normal people you want to see results before you get discourged.
For lunch I had shrimp & crab pasta with a salad and toast.
For dinner we had meatloaf and green... (9 replies)
... Don't go on a diet. Change how you live and how you think about food and eating. Think of your new way of life as a way to love yourself, and if you love yourself you're going to take good care of yourself, right? I have found that the only way I have successfully maintained a healthy lifestyle and diet is by changing how I think. I stopped thinking of food as simply a... (9 replies)
... Try weight watchers-----I absolutely love it---feel like it is not a diet. I have lost 70 pounds in the last 5 months. And I did not exercise and I did not starve.
good luck (9 replies)
... I am learning that hot flashes have more to do with eating sweets/starchy foods than hormones--or they trigger a hormone response. I have been taking cinnamon in pill form (available in any vitamin section) and it really reduces my sweet cravings.
As far as weight reduction and overall diet--I think letting yourself eat whatever HEALTHY pure, unprocessed food you want is the... (9 replies)
... h choletsterol and triglycerides and just watched my dad die because of his heart and being a Diabetic I am following in his foot steps the only difference is Im extremely overweight and have a two year old daughter that I want to be around to see grow up.. ... (1 replies)
... Go to the doctor and get a medical checkup, and get some blood tests for your thyroid. Your thyroid could be underactive, slowing your metabolism down. Start walking every day, do a little farther every day, drink lots of water. Cut out junk food, fried food, greasy stuff with empty calories. Start eating more fruits and vegetables, healthy cereals with 2% milk. Good... (9 replies)
... Aside from about 10 pounds, I, my other daughter and my husband are average. My husband's father is extremely overweight but his started when he was older. Not sure what happened there either. ... (10 replies)
... To a degree i can relate. I have a 15 year old daughter who is extremely overweight. ... (6 replies)
... On her Paternal side, her Aunts and grandmother are extremely overweight, to the point of not being able to walk. ... (6 replies)
... s, will depend on how many problems occur. Ossification of the foot bones can occur, over a period of time of the foot being in a certain manner. When someone is extremely overweight for a long period of time, the extra weight on the feet can cause the tarsal bones to change their position to adapt to the strain. ... (1 replies)
... old and she's been overweight for much of her life, ever since she was about my age, 18 or 19. ... (7 replies)
... g in a fog. Topamax can help stop addictions such as smoking and over eating. It somehow cuts the addiction out of the mind. Wouldn't this be a great drug for extremely overweight people? ... (2 replies)
... I so understand what you are going through. I too was extremely overweight and had been on and off throughout my life. I thought if I could only find a magic pill or something to lose weight and I would pray to be thin. ... (17 replies)
... Hi, I read your post, and would like to make a suggestion to you. I used to be extremely overweight myself. ... (10 replies)