"If something is worth having, it's worth waiting for."
Well, thanks for those words of wisdom! Of course, there are those who believe that, "I want it and I want it now!" is a more appropriate slogan for the modern day.
When it comes to losing weight, at least for me losing weight I very much want it to happen quickly, to get it over and done with so I can start getting on with my life. My life being eating whatever I like whenever I like.
Oops, that'll be your problem right there, old boy!
I suppose that the problem with losing weight, one of the problems with losing weight, is that you want to see instant results. You want to see that all that privation you are putting yourself through is paying off. Privation being a very relative thing and there is no doubt that many people would be well within their rights to issue a hollow laugh at my use of that word.
I really hope that when I lose the weight, the feeling that I get from being healthier will be so amazing that I won't want to eat cake until my head explodes.
Unfortunately there is a secret that the medical community wants to hide from us, the fat people of the world! All those thin doctors are laughing up their sleeves at us (if this is a thing that actually happens - maybe thin doctors buy big shirts in order to have space to laugh up them - on a side issue, I sometimes see thin people rattling around inside shirts too large for them so possibly it isn't just thin doctors, maybe it's just the thin who like to laugh up their sleeves)
The secret is this - long term weight loss is almost impossible to maintain - look, it says so here! http://www.cbc.ca/news/health/obesity-research-confirms-long-term-weight-loss-almost-impossible-1.2663585
Of course, they, in combination with the fast food companies, the diet organisations, big pharma and the Man, don't want us to know this because they know we will all immediately give up on dieting like the weak-willed fatsos we are.
Now I'm not saying this isn't true. In fact, every fat person who has lost weight could probably verify it's true.
This article points out that the article doesn't give proper sources. And I can do a poorly researched study as well as the next person.
So, I found this study...
...which says that 1 in 6 Americans who lose weight manage to maintain the weight loss. That's Americans! Your stereotypical fatties have a pretty good and much higher than virtually impossible success rate! (apologies to any Anericans but, for now, you are the go-to stereotype).
And in the original report, it says that there are 2.1 billion obese people in the world. According to my extensive research that's a good chance that 350 million fatties manage to maintain their weight loss (assuming we were talking American billions)
So screw the medical-governmental-military-industrial complex! I am going to be one of those 350 million!
Join me and do at least one virtually impossible thing before breakfast! (a full English, obviously)