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    Anon because of shame :o:
    I'm quite overweight at the moment, and I'm trying to lose it. I've lost 16lbs so far, and was doing very well up until earlier today when I caved and ate a takeaway.
    Now I know this is not the worst thing in the world, but I feel absolutely awful. Let me explain the reasons:

    -I have a lot of pressure on me to be skinny. Family like me better when I'm thinner, partner got with me when I was thinner so I guess he prefers me that way (even though he won't admit it), I feel like people judge me when I'm fat, I put pressure on myself to be thinner because I find it almost impossible to socialise when I'm a fattie.

    -I am literally almost double the weight I used to be, and hate myself more than I can even describe.

    -I can't stand to fail and this is a complete failure. I've destroyed all the hard work I've put on to losing weight.

    - I used to (still do? :confused: ) have problems with food/weight/ body image. Starvation, diet pills etc.

    So my question is what can I do to feel less guilty about my slip up? I'm at the point of tears, wanting to throw it up, and planning to cut a big bunch of calories out for the next few days to make up for it.

    I know in my logical brain this isn't right so what can I do to feel less guilty?
    Help?
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    Cutting the extra calories out in the next few days would throw your body into starvation mode, making it even harder to lose weight. Just keep up the good work you've done so far and try not to slip up again next time.
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    If you don't do exercise, do some exercise.

    If you do exercise, do double the exercise, or at least try harder and do it for longer.

    Simples.

    Good Luck!
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    First of all, it's ONE takeaway, you're not going to avoid takeaways for the rest of your life,

    Secondly, you've lost 16lbs, that's exactly how much I've lost in the last two months and I know how hard it is especially if you're not dieting but just changing your habits.

    You just need to calm down, have a think, try and plan all your meals for the weekend and the week ahead, maybe do an online shop tonight of all the ingredients you'll need and then it'll come and you'll have no excuse for any takeaways.

    Good luck and cheer up
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    (Original post by Anonymous)
    Anon because of shame :o:
    I'm quite overweight at the moment, and I'm trying to lose it. I've lost 16lbs so far, and was doing very well up until earlier today when I caved and ate a takeaway.
    Now I know this is not the worst thing in the world, but I feel absolutely awful. Let me explain the reasons:

    -I have a lot of pressure on me to be skinny. Family like me better when I'm thinner, partner got with me when I was thinner so I guess he prefers me that way (even though he won't admit it), I feel like people judge me when I'm fat, I put pressure on myself to be thinner because I find it almost impossible to socialise when I'm a fattie.

    -I am literally almost double the weight I used to be, and hate myself more than I can even describe.

    -I can't stand to fail and this is a complete failure. I've destroyed all the hard work I've put on to losing weight.

    - I used to (still do? :confused: ) have problems with food/weight/ body image. Starvation, diet pills etc.

    So my question is what can I do to feel less guilty about my slip up? I'm at the point of tears, wanting to throw it up, and planning to cut a big bunch of calories out for the next few days to make up for it.

    I know in my logical brain this isn't right so what can I do to feel less guilty?
    Help?
    Hit a gym like a lunatic. One meal isn't going to make a difference really, and if you go to a gym, you can put those calories to good use.
    You should be proud of yourself that you are putting in the effort to change - many people choose to ignore obesity instead.
    Kepp up the good work. One slip up is hardly a slip up at all.
 
 
 
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