Below is the interview with turkey1980, done 21 July 2009 Tuesday, 17:00:00 your time.
Are you overweight? Or have you ever been overweight?
I am currently in the morbidly obese catagory, have been for a long time. I have had a weight problem since puberty.
If you are overweight, what do you think is the reason FOR YOU?
I am an emotional eater!!! Happy, mad, sad, lonely, or any other emotion can be made better with food.
What do you think is the reason FOR OTHER OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE?
the easy access, and lack of motivation.
Are you on a diet at the moment?
What does diet mean for you?
a- Not to eat and starve myself.
b- Cutting the calories.
c- Cutting the calories plus increasing the exercise.
d- Getting all the things my body needs with less calories.
e- Getting all the things my body needs with less calories plus increasing the exercise.
f- Eating as usual but increasing the exercise.
g- Healthy life style.
h- Your own definition. Please type.
h- diet means that I am going to attempt to get healthier and end the circle of obesity with me, so my daughter will NOT go through it!
Do you expect your diet to be successful, if so why? If not why?
I have joined the Y to work out, and am keeping a log on here!
Have you ever managed to lose weight, but then gain again? If yes, why and how did you get back some of the weight?
yes, well.....step kid drama.
If you have ever succeeded to achieve your diet goals, what is it that you`ve done right?
never made it
Please tell us 3 tips for a successful diet. We are all ears.
walk every where
drink lots of water
do a good colon clense
What are you observing in other dieters as mistakes?
Please tell us some important mistakes you did in your diets. We can learn from them.
not eating enough
If you never managed to get thin until now, why do you think? A criticizing mother? Pizza Hut?
The Drama of being a Step parent! I am not going to let the step kid make me crazy any more.
How should your close ones treat you as a dieter? Should they better be quiet on the subject, or should they push you?
that is a fine line. I want to be able to talk about it, but don't want everyone monitoring my every bite!
If you are living with others, how do you handle the problem of you having special diet meals while others have their usual meals?
How do you cope with eating less? For some people it really hurts and is like hell. For some others, they enjoy the light feeling. How about you?
it sucks. Don't like it but gotta do it. I knitt a LOT while dieting
Could you warn us about some diet methods you got involved with that did not work?
adkins--- BAD BAD BAD for kidneys!!!
Where do you stand on the subject of exercise?
exercise is important, but sucks. Easier with a friend.