are not happy because you are fat and being fat makes every day
Being fat is physically and emotionally painful. It diminishes the
quality of the good things in life and it will ultimately bring
about an early demise. So being overweight darkens every good thing
that you achieve in your life and even prevents some things from
happening at all.
being fat is hard to deal with because you feel that you are
looked down upon by people even when they are not doing so
maliciously. It may be human nature. You know, "survival of the
fittest". Also, you feel as though you are being taken advantage of
by companies and people that want fat people to buy their latest
"miracle pill" or prepackaged food that will help them lose the
We, as a society, are growing larger and have become a big market
for high dollar fast fixes. We are not getting the fix because it is
You have an addiction and there needs to be dedication and sacrifice
to cure addictions. If you had a drug or alcohol addiction you would
go to rehab.
need to change the behaviors that have allowed you to be in this
situation in the first place. To permanently lose the weight you
must learn to be more responsible to yourself.
But how nutty is spending a fortune on miracle weight loss drugs or
fad diets that never seem to have lasting results or dangerous
surgeries that cost about the same as a luxury car?
your life without health insurance because you are considered too
What about the fact that only 3% of weight loss attempts are
What about the anxiety, depression and pain involved in everyday
activities when you are fat?
Do you want to miss out on birthdays, graduation, marriages and
grandkids because you did not take your life back.
That, to me, is nuts.
Losing the weight will be the easy part. To keep the weight off in
the future maintain a proper diet and level of activity needed, as
well as remember how easy it is to gain weight and difficult to lose
We have become conditioned to
believe that there is an answer in a pill or cream or drink or
machine that will fix it for us. We lost sight of the fact that we
are the most incredible machine ever built, capable of great
heroism, ingenuity and strength.
The human race has achieved great feats solely on the efforts of the
individual. Building pyramids, settling frontiers and walking on the
moon are a few examples.
We each have the strength and ability to do anything we want. Losing
weight is a choice the same as continuing to exist in this terrible
condition is a choice. You have decided to live! It really is a
simple decision when you think about it.
This effort is not going to be without sacrifice, pale in
significance when reckoned with the consequences of doing nothing.
You can not get another life. That which is most precious is the one
thing that cannot be bought for any price...life.
Hint: When you
are standing in the shower, if you have to bend over to see your
pubic area, do something about it Now.