changing family habits

Losing Weight as a Family

Kimberly Cacey Health Guide April 05, 2010
  • I write a lot about motivation, and how to keep yourself motivated,  and I would like to touch on families with obesity this week, and how to keep yourself motivated as a family unit.   I'm by no means a how-to writer, but in my own efforts to lose weight, I find family is heavily involve...

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  • Phat in My 40's
    Health Guide
    Apr. 09, 2010

    Kimberly,

     

    This is a wonderful idea.  While I don't have any family members who need to lose weight (right now), I have found that being open about my journey to lose weight has been helpful.  Normally, I am a very private person when it comes to issues of weight which have been previously tied to disappointment and partial self-loathing.  Letting...

    RHMLucky777

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    Kimberly,

     

    This is a wonderful idea.  While I don't have any family members who need to lose weight (right now), I have found that being open about my journey to lose weight has been helpful.  Normally, I am a very private person when it comes to issues of weight which have been previously tied to disappointment and partial self-loathing.  Letting people around me know has lifted a burden from my shoulders.  I can only imagine the support and motivation of family members who do this together.

     

    Keep up the good work.

    Lisa

    • Kimberly Cacey
      Health Guide
      Apr. 10, 2010

      It's very motivating, isn't it? Considering how used to looks of 'ew' or 'whoa' or 'ugh' that some people send our way, it's lovely to have support from others.  Do you have any friends you could do this with?

      - Kimberly.

  • Anonymous
    rorr99
    Apr. 08, 2010

    Wonderful Job Kim and allthough I have a hard time sticking to eating better, I have noticed a lot of good changes I have made.