Why can’t you lose weight?
Weight loss is a tricky issue. There are hundreds, thousands, maybe millions of people around the world who have been trying to lose weight for years. They spend the best part of their adult life getting on and off the rollercoaster that is dieting, hoping that this time their efforts might make a shred of difference. It’s exhausting, but what else can they do?
Dieting is not fun at the best of times. When we start to restrict things from our diets, they are all we can think about. Even if we empty our cupboards of the foods we know we can’t have, they still call to us, and somehow we end up giving in. Christmas, birthdays, special occasions and holidays throw all number of temptations at us, and we usually give in, saying it is just a treat, and we deserve a luxury sometimes. But these events keep popping up, and still we are feeling overweight, bloated and not at all confident in anything we want to wear. We can’t get out of this habit of diet and reward, and so the weight never drops off. Clothes shopping is a traumatic experience, and the thought of wearing a swimsuit on the beach is a punishment rather than the relaxing experience it should be.