Please note the following while you read this article: There is no shame in wanting to lose weight or weighing more than you want to. It does not even have to be something you want to change. In fact, you may have other health issues that make it either very difficult or impossible for you to lose weight regardless of what you eat, and that may be a completely different conversation that you might wish to have with yourself about figuring out and resolving the other health issues first.
Do you know what I remember most about being fat?
Every day in high school and college, I would wake up, look at myself in the mirror, and I’d get so angry at how I looked that I would try to physically pull the fat off of my stomach.
I wish I were kidding…
I knew it wouldn’t work. I wasn’t delusional (at least not very), but I tried anyway.
If you know me, then you know that I eventually found a better and less painful way to lose fat and be healthy.
But there’s a point to this story, and it’s not to make you think I was crazy. It’s this: