Patient discussion about hazard

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Q. Hello ! my name is Jay .. i am 35 years old and i am extremely over weight and i am very aware to it's hazards

and risks and i am trying to loos weight and stay on my diet .. the problem is , and this is a tough one , i can not stick with it .. doesn't matter which diet i try , i get to a point where i just find my self fighting with myself with the urge to eat and i always loos ... i am over weight , i have no close friends to push me forward with my diet and i am loosing hope !!! is there someone who is familiar with this type of condition or status ? or has been or seen a similar case ?
A1For exercise I walked...started out a little at a time and walked everyday...this is going to sound so silly to you but I am a person who likes to set goals and meet them. SO I picked out a place I wanted to go( it was New Orleans) I found out miles from where i was to there and i charted the distance I walked until I "walked" to New Orleans, once there I picked a place( Denver, Co) and again walked to Denver. When I first started walking it was a 1/2 mile at a time BUT before I knew it it was a mile, two miles etc. It encourage me to "keep walking". Now I have a lot of health problems that aren't associated to my weight BUT I still try to make sure I walk...hey if interested maybe we could pick a place and both "walk" would encourage me to walk daily also! Jay I wish you the best of luck and again contact me if you wish.
A2I don't beat myself up when i am a size 12 for not being a six and this is some of the things I tried. First I cut back on what I ate and exercised. I cut back and started eating several small meals a day. I put my food on a smaller plate so it "looked" full. (Now I eat on a dessert plate all the time) I made healthier choices BUT I did allow myself an occasional brownie or chocolate chip cookie B/c this way I didn't feel I was deprieving mysef all the time. It kept me on my diet better and if by chance I fell off of it then I DID NOT use it as an excuse to throw in the towel. I got up the next day and started over with my goal for the day to be not to blow it that day and I let it go I did not beat myself up for blowing it the day before. I set myself a reward system...I set achievable goals...first for 10 lbs, 20 etc and I allowed myself to buy something I had been wanting for me, a movie, a new swaeter stuff like that and my ultimate goal was a size 12 and a new wardrobe!
A3Hi Jay am still waiting to hear if I am going to have to reenter everything...don't hear soon I will just do so
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