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hazelann70
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I asked about the “change” but as I’m on depot (12 weekly jab for contriception) she said that it wouldn’t be possible to do the blood tests as the depot masks the results. I couldn’t say when my mum went through it as she was on the pill till she was 52 before asking the dr if she should still be on it! One period later and she’d gone throught the change. My sisters can’t help either as my eldest sis had breast cancer 12 years ago and the pills she had to take put her through it and my other sis had to have a hysterectomy. I really don’t know where my eating problems came from. I was on my first diet at aged 5. I had a great family relationship and so can’t say it was through childhood trauma. My dad is a big man and so I obviously get most of my build from him. Yes I was the freak at school but by that time I was already big so can’t really blame that either. Over the years my self esteme has gone through the floor due to my weight but again, that wasn’t the main cause of the over eating other than I love food.

One could think up a plethera of excuses as to why we are like we are and it’s a taboo to mention the word genetics in general but I do believe that if you are predisposed to having the curse then it makes our lives that much harder to lose and keep the weight off. Doesn’t mean it’s impossible but it’s just another wall that’s in our way. I went through the councilling before I had the band and as I’ve said before, I didn’t find it helped at all. It seemed that unless you were abused as a child or in an abusive relationship they didn’t really know what to do for you. I know exactly what I am doing wrong and know exactly how to fix it but knowing and doing are totally different from actioning it. The evenings are my dreadful time and if someone could knock me out from about 6pm until the morning all would be fine.

So, I’ll dig out the number for talking therapies I guess and try and give that a go. My trouble is, I’m the kind of person who likes to think she knows everything to do with this weightloss stuff and finds it very difficult to accept help or advise. The wall goes up straight away. Perhaps it’s because they start to spout off what foods I should and shouldn’t be eating – derrrrr, it’s not ignorance that’s the problem!!!

Right, got to go clean my cafe now so that will take my mind off food for a while. lol

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