I Too Am Morbidly Obese

I'm 267 lbs, 5'3 and having a difficult time losing the 100+ lbs. I'm 36 and struggled with weight for most of my life. My weight has kept me from doing so much. I feel like I'm missing out on life and I'm not getting any younger. I'm at the point now where I really don't know  what to do. Diets just don't work for me longterm. I'm depressed and feeling hopeless. Doctors have recommended weight loss surgery but I'm on the fence about it. I've read about the procedure here and there but I don't like the idea of surgery. If I decide to do it I'll probably opt for the LapBand. It seems less invasive. Anyway I just wanted to introduce myself. I know others here could probably relate.

Thanks for listening,

isxis isxis
36-40, F
6 Responses Jul 29, 2010

<p>I have a question for you, do you eat when you are sad or do you eat because you are bored? I can do both, but now it is just the boredom of it.

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The Lap Band will change your life..Do it as soon as you can.........You will be fine........

Thanks for sharing your story. I too am overweight i weigh 263 and 5'2. I've started just this week trying to lose weight once again and this time for me and not for anyone else which makes it more of something I want to do. Just a few changes in my diet and a little exercise has brought me from 267 to 263 in just a week. If you want we could be weight loss buddies, we can keep each other motivated.

Thanks for responding! Best of luck to you too! I'll be following your progress :-)

Hi Bella! I'm new to blogging but I'm glad I found this site. I read your story and I feel like I all ready know you. I guess that's because we both are obese and I know how it feels to be so overweight. I, too, feel like I'm missing out on enjoying a lot of things because of my weight. I have struggled with my weight since my first year of university and it has been constantly increasing ever since. I am also 36 years old and I was just weighed at my doctor's office yesterday: 224lbs. I cried! Today I'm starting one last diet/food plan : the insulin resistance diet. If you'd like to follow my progress, feel free to check out my blog entries. I'm really hoping this one will be different! Good luck with whatever you decide to do and feel free to talk. There are people here who understand what you're going through. You are not alone. Thanks for sharing your story with us, Bella!

Good luck to you!