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I want to lose weight but.......

Discussion in 'General Weight Loss Discussion' started by J4ffa, 21 January 2014 Social URL.

  1. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    Right i am a 34 year old male always been up and down with my weight and been able to control it but this time has gone abit far and im quite disgusted with myself really. i would class myself as morbidly obese weight unknown i was in sorta shape before losing my job well the doctors classed me as obese but i was going to the gym and getting myself in shape and i have always been a big lad so carried the weight well. but after losing my job and losing my g/f a few month after and not being able to get another job i turned to food to make me feel better and it did but now im wanting to lose the weight but scared. I dont want to lose the weight and have the loose flabby skin i would rather be how i am than have the loose flabby skin i know i know my health would be so much better but that dosnt matter to me. i know its all my own doing i cant blame anybody for how i am so what ever happens will be down to me.

    Someone said to me it depens on the diet and what not so the skin might not go all flabby but unsure.

    currently my belly hangs abit down as well as love handles and have the moobs and chunky thighs. its more the top half of the body im worried about i just dont want to go through all the hardwork to be left with a body i hate even more than i do than when i was overweight

    so any help advice would be great.
     
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  3. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Hi this really bothers me so have investigated and spoke to my doctor and personal trainer. I am determined I want to lose the weight either way for health reasons. I was told a lot of it just depends on the individual but things to help were

    Drink water, lots of it
    Moisturise twice a day
    Exercise, weights are hugely important
    Lose weight at a steady pace

    I still have a huge amount to lose and I am just going on a wait and see. There would be no harm in losing some weight and see how you feel. Which diet were you thinking of trying?
     
  4. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    That i dont know i normally cut out the fatty stuff eat healthy and exercise and its normally works but unsure a few mates have said try slimming world but im not too sure to be honest n cheers for the reply

    i know its more the people that drop loads of weight fast ie gastic band that suffer with that problem
     
  5. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    I have tried every diet going so feel free to ask if have any questions. Currently doing Slimming World and loving it as it combines what the gym tell me of high protein as well. I have done weight watchers and calorie counting but don't have time to count everything.
     
  6. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    Yeah all that counting calories just aint gona happen rather eat right its just the switching foods thats going to bother me more as its sooo much easier to lob a pizza in or something like that.. just need to speak to a few gyms to see which one is better for me and all that
     
  7. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Yeah getting away from the convenience food is hard. But I am actually loving cooking and trying new recipes now. And I am finding quick ones. I didn't get to this size eating salads!!! I like bad food. So I make bad foods, just healthy. I have homemade chips done in the airfryer, make home made burgers, donner kebabs, curries etc. The options are there. Now I have got used to doing it then it doesn't seem so bad.
     
  8. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    Im glad im not the only one thats going through this but i must admit the convenience food is the hardest food to get away from being at home all day
     
  9. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Yeah I am home all day around temptations, then work nights in a nursing home where there is always a box of chocolates open and unlimited amount of biscuits. Some days resisting is easy and I feel so on top of it, some days it really isn't and I give in. I have had to adjust my syns this week as ate wine gums and jelly beans yesterday. Not even something I am that bothered about. But they were there!! I am starting to see the weight loss and that is great but not enough to ward off temptation. It's nice taking to you though. First person I have struck up any kind of conversation with on here. Have you started yet?
     
  10. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    awwwwwww naughty naughty but saying that i had some chocolate birthday cake today whooops.. no not yet just speaking to different people and so on the only thing im not sure off is slimming world just dont like the idea of it its ok for lasses but lads i duno and yeah nice speaking to u cheers for being nice been on a few of these where all the help you get is its your own fault and its like tell me something i dont know
     
  11. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    awwww naughty naughty but i cant say too much i had some chocolate cake hahaha... no not started yet and yeah cheers for being so nice joined afew of these where all the people are just %^&*() and all they go on about is it was you that got yourself in this situation so nobody to blame
     
  12. chezz

    chezz walk walk walk

    fraggle you will do it hun ii know what you mean about the temptation i have to row with myself quite comical really lolol
     
  13. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    Well signed up at a gym just waiting to see when i can go with a mate just because they know where the entrance is and what to do once in as never used a pure gym before


    Fraggle yeah i know what you mean the temptation is sooo easy but its naughty yeah nice chatting to you and cheers for being so nice used to some sites where most members are sooo stuck up
     
  14. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Aww glad you joined the gym. I have a pure gym near here but never used it. Mine is the same price and the pure one has no free parking. They are all a few miles away from me so I need the parking! Although I see the irony of trying to park near the gym ha. Started a 30 day abs and squat workout yesterday as well in an effort to fight lose skin. How is the diet going or are you starting it all at the same time?
     
  15. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    And thanks chezz. I have my worst night at work tonight as been up since 6am and no bed for me now til 9am tomorrow. And to add to that the colleague I have on Fridays never makes it easy ha. We share a locker and she leaves many a temptation in there. But am feeling determined at the minute :)
     
  16. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    the diet is going not well just the fact i dont have anything in that can be classed as healthy so need to go shopping and get it all sorted and yeah they not stupid but i have to admit after iv done a workout i want to walk the closet i have to for my car so id pay just so its closer hahahaha.. abs and squat that sounds painful but should work keep me updated on that i know i can do classes there but waiting until my stamina is alot better and hopefully going to the gym today with a bro and trying to rope a few mates in aswell but will see
     
  17. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    Well first session at the gym done and dammm bodys sore i over did it again n parking is free in halifax you put ya reg number in the machine and get 2 hours free
     
  18. eviescott

    eviescott Well-Known Member

    My SW consultant lost 17st in 3 years, he exercises and does everything but theres nothing he can do about excess skin, but he was at a huge 32 stone. Different factors come to play such as how quickly the weight was gained/lost, your age, the elasticity of your skin. It's far more better to be healthy though, you will feel emotionally and physically better, and if you do have excess skin after toning etc you could always save up for surgery (last minute resort) You should love your body :) Nobody will judge!

    Exercise and toning will help, pregnancy stretch mark cream may also help, cocoa butter etc, just keep moisturised drink plenty water :) the worst thing you could do is lose the weight suddenly, i advice slimming world (i swear by it) as it promotes a sustainable healthy eating plan which isn't a diet its more of an education to eat healthier :)
     
  19. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Yay well done you. Did you enjoy it?
     
  20. J4ffa

    J4ffa Well-Known Member

    cheers for the info evie going to book in to see a pi next week so im getting the best out of it and yeah i get you but still the loose skin is still worrying me i know be healthier but il be better its just me. i know nobody will judge its the losing the weight people will know and happy its just me. Most people have said if you lose the weight bit by bit then should be ok so wont know till i do it ohh my.. still unsure on the slimming world tho duno why


    Fraggle yeah i enjoyed it bodys abit sore but i expected it lol might go in today or tomorrow then start a routine next week
     
  21. fraggle1805

    fraggle1805 Well-Known Member

    Love the pain after a good workout though :) I am going in the morning after my night shift.
     

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