Do diets and weight loss products really work, or are we just wasting our time and money?
There are currently 100 million dieters in America who are spending $20 billion a year on weight loss products, and yet 70% of our population is still overweight, with one in three considered obese. That’s not even counting the billions spent on surgeries, supplements, and weight loss drugs.
If they actually worked, we wouldn’t have to go on so many of them, would we?
We spend our time fiddling about with the latest and greatest weight loss fads, while dancing around the real issues. The majority of our population is overweight for a reason. The convenience of fast food, prep...
Body image is a big deal for most women. When you throw a thyroid disease into the mix, or hormonal imbalances that cause weight fluctuations, it can be really difficult to “love the skin you’re in.”
I have Grave’s Disease and my weight rollercoasters up and down so fast that I can barely keep track of it. It doesn’t matter what I eat or how often I exercise. I will go from being practically skeletal to a little chubby within the same month. Weight issues come with the diagnosis.
The shape of my body is beyond my control at this point in my life. I never know what “skin” I’m going to be in from one day to the next. When I get up in the morning, I can never be...