Group Forum: The older I get, the harder it is!

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frenchie57

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 25 Feb 2013, 07:10
I was very overweight as a teen, but followed weight watchers and had managed to keep to my goal weight until my 40s. Now I am 57 and have the highest goal weight they allow for my height. Each month before my weigh in, I find I have to either do low carb to lose a few pounds (which I know is water weight) to meet my goal or pay for being a few pounds over. I'd really like to lose these last few and just keep them off!
Ruhu

Joined: Sep 12
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Posted: 26 Feb 2013, 06:27
I can totally relate, frenchie! I'm 53 & have a similar story having been overweight as a child, struggled with sugar issues on & off but able to more easily maintain my weight after having kids & until a few years ago. I'm blaming menopause, but since then its been so much more of a struggle with many ups & downs, both on the scale & with sugar. This web site has helped tremendously -- logging my food & exercise, journaling, & connecting with others here. The support here has been great! Send me a friend request if you're interested in staying in touch & good luck to you!
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.