Maybe we can help one another. I too am looking to lose weight, about 35lbs. I'm 40 and this year I had high blood pressure for the first time in my life. I am really committed to dropping the pounds for good, but only with good diet and exercise, no fad diets. How about we start by posting each day our progress of working out and eating healthy. Last night I went to intro gym for a personal training session. It was hard but also embarrasing for me everyone could watch my training. Afterward I was happy I went, but also disappointed because I gained the weight and was the "big girl" in a gym full of fit toned people. I decided it wasn't for me and trying a spin class tonight with a friend.
You are just the person I am looking for. Like you, I am looking to lose weight, for me it is about 35-40lbs. This time, I am committed to doing it the right way, eating healthy and working out. No fad diets or pills for me, tried them and they don't work long term. I am looking for a life style change. I have take 2 steps toward the progress, 1st is to eat 5 fruits or vegetables a day. Second, I committed to myself to work out every day for 20 minutes or more. What are the changes that you are making? Any others have suggestions on changes and how to commit to one another?View Thread
The opinions expressed in WebMD User-generated content areas like communities, reviews, ratings, or blogs are solely those of the User, who may or may not have medical or scientific training. These opinions do not represent the opinions of WebMD. User-generated content areas are not reviewed by a WebMD physician or any member of the WebMD editorial staff for accuracy, balance, objectivity, or any other reason except for compliance with our Terms and Conditions. Some of these opinions may contain information about treatments or uses of drug products that have not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. WebMD does not endorse any specific product, service, or treatment.
Do not consider WebMD User-generated content as medical advice. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your doctor or other qualified healthcare provider because of something you have read on WebMD. You should always speak with your doctor before you start, stop, or change any prescribed part of your care plan or treatment. WebMD understands that reading individual, real-life experiences can be a helpful resource, but it is never a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment from a qualified health care provider. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or dial 911 immediately.