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Old Mar 4th 2013, 12:07 pm
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OK I admit it I have weight issues.

Actually, it's the OH that has issues with my weight. I have tried dieting and cutting out bread and limiting myself to just half a bottle of prosecco but I don't seem to last more than 2 to 3 days of a diet. I could go through a whole 2 days eating nothing but crappy salad but then in the evening I'd eat a whole chocolate bar and a bag of peanuts.

Anyway, I think the problem is psychological because I'm afraid to be skinny or something like that. So I need help, ideally from ex-depressed fat people who are now normal and skinny. I want to lose between 5 to 10kg and keep it off. I'd rather not do any exercise like running or cycling - it just wouldn't work. I'm thinking something with the results of anorexia but not as drastic. Has anyone been hypnotised to avoid eating junk food? Would I need to be hypnotised in English or Italian?

FYI, if it helps, I'm 6' and 87kg, good looking, well hung and male.

PS I need to lose the fat within the next 2 months because I have the perennial problem of fitting into my suits for an exhibition in May.
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I bet if you cut out the alcohol and just drank water for the next two months, you'd lose weight.

Having said that, when I tried it, I didn't even last a week.
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HOw old are you? Gets more difficult with age.---- but I jsut dont eat anything with more than 10% fat - and it goes, so no cheese Im afraid, but the rest isnt bad - and walk up and down hills a lot!
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Originally Posted by duffer View Post
OK I admit it I have weight issues.

Actually, it's the OH that has issues with my weight. I have tried dieting and cutting out bread and limiting myself to just half a bottle of prosecco but I don't seem to last more than 2 to 3 days of a diet. I could go through a whole 2 days eating nothing but crappy salad but then in the evening I'd eat a whole chocolate bar and a bag of peanuts.

Anyway, I think the problem is psychological because I'm afraid to be skinny or something like that. So I need help, ideally from ex-depressed fat people who are now normal and skinny. I want to lose between 5 to 10kg and keep it off. I'd rather not do any exercise like running or cycling - it just wouldn't work. I'm thinking something with the results of anorexia but not as drastic. Has anyone been hypnotised to avoid eating junk food? Would I need to be hypnotised in English or Italian?

FYI, if it helps, I'm 6' and 87kg, good looking, well hung and male.

PS I need to lose the fat within the next 2 months because I have the perennial problem of fitting into my suits for an exhibition in May.
What worked for me 94Kg to 82kg was a strict focus on portion control - putting less on my plate every meal but I did do a fair bit of running too.
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HOw old are you? Gets more difficult with age.---- but I jsut dont eat anything with more than 10% fat - and it goes, so no cheese Im afraid, but the rest isnt bad - and walk up and down hills a lot!
I'm almost 40 and yes it's getting harder to shift the extra KG put on at Xmas. In the last couple of years I've been in a car accident and had a slipped disc so that has put a limit on the type of exercise I can do.

OK cut the fat I can understand but it's controlling myself. For example, I got home from the cinema last night and had a cous cous and chicken salad with 1 glass of Prosecco. Then after a bit I got the munchies and had 2 mini Magnum ice creams. I know I shouldn't of had the ice cream and Prosecco.

Are there things like Weight Watcher clubs in Italy.

So nobody has anything to say about hypnotism?

Even sex is not what it once was. Maybe this is in direct correlation with my weight? The more I put on the less I put in?

Originally Posted by Garbatellamike View Post
What worked for me 94Kg to 82kg was a strict focus on portion control - putting less on my plate every meal but I did do a fair bit of running too.
How strict? Running is something I really want to avoid having to do. Have you seen that gadget to help you diet, it's a wi-fi enabled fork that monitors how you eat?
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You are not seriously overweight for your height , just a bit chubby would you try swimming ? ....If you can't control your eating , and don't want to excercise then maybe hypnosis could be your answer but I bet its an expensive business . a friend tried acupunture and that really helped but as soon as she stopped going the weight came back ... How desperate are you I guess getting tape worm would be out of the question ?
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How would they put the tape worm in? I didn't know you could buy them? Hope they don't put them up the bum.

I took swimming classes last year but it didn't seem to do the trick. This year I've swapped swimming classes for postural gym - I started going twice a week since February but it's not high impact at all.

How could accupunture help with weight loss?
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There are Weightwatchers here, Duffer cos one of OH's cousin tried them. Not as good/succesful as the UK version. You should go to a dietician. They could work out a diet of things you like eating. And simple thing like using a smaller plate, eating a pizza margarita and not a fancy one, and if you must have a Mc don't eat the fries and drink water etc. And don't buy/keep snacks in the house!

I actually have the opposite problem with my men i.e getting them to eat high calorie food and keeping loads of snacks handy which I then eat too. So I'm really not in a place to preach.

With your back, there aren't a lot of sports you can do, but you need to do something! 40 and no sport at all is not good at all. We have a couple of fantastic Wellness centres here with pools and Spa's and dieticians/ specialists etc. Anything similar your way? Wife would love it too.

Like this. http://www.aquardens.it/mappa

At 40, you need to start looking at your men's health. Get your dr to start adding PSA to your blood test. It's not worth much, but it's a starting point. And your need to get a check up too. We women do it, so you men need to suck it up and go too.
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The tape worm idea was a JOKE ! the accupunture is suppose to surpress your apetite , google the idea there's a whole lot of stuff out there . The fastest way the lose weight has to be to stop drinking and stay away from nasty snacks .
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No, I think it's a great idea. I've tried googling 'tape worms online' but they're available in Mexico only and cost about $1500 so forget that! Hypnotism is the cheaper alternative.

I suppose I should get my prostate checked but I'm afraid it'll ruin the fun afterwards.

I'm afraid of wellness centres. Aren't they just fancy expensive gyms?
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You want to pay to get a parasite ? Surely you can just get one free from nature ? I'd start by eating undercooked pork rather than ...

Tapeworms tend to be flat, segmented and ribbon-like. Humans can catch them by:

•touching contaminated faeces (stools) and then placing their hands near their mouth
•swallowing food or water containing traces of contaminated faeces
•eating raw contaminated pork, beef or fish

.http://www.nhs.uk/conditions/Tapewor...roduction.aspx
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Can I suggest:

-walk away from the prosecco, fizzy drinks and ice cream isles in the supermarket, if you do not have the alcohol and snacks in the house, you will not eat them

-eat normal food( by normal I do not mean fatty meat and loads of pasta and cheese) served on a side plate, NOT on a dinner plate, thus your body will get used to smaller quantities and adapt, burning the fat already accumulated

-walk several flights of stairs everytime you leave/return to your apartment and take the lift for some of the way.
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Liposuction-it's the only way to go! Expensive but instantantaneous---and no faeces need be involved.
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Liposuction? It all comes down to cost. If liposuction costs more than the $1500 for the tapeworm then I'll do the tapeworm thing, even if I have to stick it up my bum. If hypnotism is cheaper than the tapeworm, then at least my bum won't suffer. Currently I'm feeling the pinch so it's either the weight-watchers or anorexia.

My problem with alcohol is not that I'm alcoholic but I binge on it but you're right, if I don't have it in the house it will help me.

But not buying snacks will not work. I've tried it. I always find something - usually something of Brando's - a kinder and nesquik milkshake with banana, peanut butter and maple syrup. There is always something about. I need something that will stop me trying to find something. Something to stop the craving. Like a nicorette patch for food craving?
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Handcuffs and mittens then?
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