Yesterday, I shared my personal story with losing weight. This post highlights a few important ideas that I think are helpful for anyone who is trying to lose weight. Before I tell you my thoughts, I want to reiterate that I am NOT a doctor. You should speak with a medical professional before beginning any weight loss program.
Losing weight is a real need in our country. Over 70% of the adult US population is overweight or obese. And if you really want to feel heartbroken, click here to read some stats on childhood obesity. Childhood obesity is particularly unsettling for me. Those darling children are starting their lives at a terrible disadvantage with the odds stacked against their health.
Obesity is a crisis for our country on multiple levels, and we could probably go on all day about the causes behind the epidemic. Instead of focusing on why we have a weight problem, today I’m going to focus on ideas to help you succeed in losing weight on a personal level.