Weight Gain

I’ve been paying for my gym membership since February & I never went. Today was my first day in yoga at my gym. I got pissed afterwards cause the TruFit personal trainers were trying to hard sell me on a package. Hello! I barely go to the gym and you want me to pay more?

During my fitness assessment I had to weigh myself. I weigh 312 pounds. I’ve gained 10 pounds in the last 2 months. It’s not that big of a surprise because I’ve been eating a overwhelming amount of cake. This morning I ate half of a key lime pie. I want to get this under control. I need some kind of direction from a therapist or someone. I think maybe 1 strategy is to eat lower calorie desserts. Like get the sugar free stuff or something like that. I can’t keep going like this because I’ll be 400 pounds soon.

When I was doing Nutrisystem, I lost 30 pounds without even trying. I never weighed myself, but by the time I stopped NutriSystem I was at 280 pounds. I hate the NutriSystem food though. It’s gross. But it was low calorie. I need to find some low calorie dessert options, does anyone have any suggestions?

I’ve decided to go to yoga twice a week because I need to strengthen my core and I am having trouble with mobility. My body hurts every time I get off work, because of all the bending over, so I think yoga can help with that cause it puts you thru different positions so my body can adapt. My yoga class was great this morning, not hard at all.

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5 thoughts on “Weight Gain

  1. asiyahhankins August 15, 2018 at 12:27 pm Reply

    It’s good you’re still working at it. Perseverance is a good thing. I’ve always really liked weight watchers. I used their system to lose weight after I had my kids. Things I learned with them gave stuck with me and I still use their techniques today. Good luck with everything.

  2. Maloyo August 15, 2018 at 11:42 pm Reply

    I had to go through a 6-month wait to prove to the insurance company that I really needed VSG surgery. I was unsure about whether or not I really wanted the surgery but I knew I didn’t want to “diet” anymore. So I gave myself permission to eat whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. This actually freed me. I didn’t gain a pound during that 6 months; I’d gained 25 lbs the 6 months before that and over 80 lbs the prior two years. The raging hunger I always felt left me, and for the first time in my life I didn’t need to finish every bite of everything I ate. This wasn’t enough to lose weight, but I got control of my appetite and got rid of the feeling that my stomach was a big empty hole I could never fill.

    • Fat to Figure GIrl August 16, 2018 at 5:15 am Reply

      Hi Maloyo,
      I gave myself permission to eat whatever I want and found out that what I wanted to eat was massive amounts of cake and pie. It’s become expensive and dangerous to my health. I need to stop but I’m having a difficult time stopping. Tonight I bought Fiber One oatmeal cookies and fig newtons as an alternative to the high calorie cake and pie. I hope it helps.

  3. Maloyo August 17, 2018 at 10:33 am Reply

    You have to let go of the guilt about what you eat and accept the outcome. It is a process. I kept eating things like potato chips (my personal favorite) but I didn’t feel the compulsion to eat a one pound bag at a time; 2 or 3 ounces were enough. Again, you won’t lose weight doing that but you’ll get it under control. I’m not into paleo or keto, but eating a lot of processed carbs (cookies, fig newtons, cake, pie) just makes you hungrier. They quickly turn into sugar and cause insulin spikes, which just make you crave them more.

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