Talk

Advanced search

Mumsnet has not checked the qualifications of anyone posting here. If you have any medical concerns we suggest you consult your GP.

Kick me a*** into gear please!

(1 Post)
maltedmilk1 Wed 17-May-17 18:35:08

Just needing a swift kick up the bum basically...desperately need to lose weight to prevent myself from being a miserable git forever.

I am probably a stone and a half over weight since having my daughter two years ago and was happy with myself before.

I am very unhappy with my body now, I am probably a size 12 when I was a size 8-10 before hand and I can just feel my body can't cope with the weight I am carrying around with me, I feel sluggish constantly and I am always hungry.

I look in the mirror and literally feel disgusted with myself, I don't feel happy with anything and it's started to impact everyday life, my relationship and I just feel obsessed with weight and everything related to it.

I have tried to exercise (I used to run) but it's lasted about two weeks then something gets in the way (usually to do with child care) then that's it. I have also tried calorie counting I don't ever stick to it and I am now trying to cut out carbs in the evening. I am quite a busy active person, I walk everywhere I feel I'm never sitting down, I work in an active role as well. I also cook varied, balanced meals 6/7 nights a week and don't eat out much or have takeaways.

Anyway I just don't know what to do. I just don't want to be this way anymore, I know it's all about eating right and a bit of exercise but I'm just at a brick wall hating myself. If I don't see the benefit of weight loss I feel it really impacts my determination to carry on.

I measured my waist tonight and basically it's 9cm over what it should be so now I'm feeling shit again!

Someone please tell me something to get me motivated...

Join the discussion

Join the discussion

Registering is free, easy, and means you can join in the discussion, get discounts, win prizes and lots more.

Register now