Confession time: I’ve been struggling with being overweight for nearly 20 years. For the last 10 or so I’ve been over 100kg, something I’ve been extremely unhappy about. I did manage to get down under 100kg for a few months when I was trying to eat paleo, but events conspired to make that hard to maintain, so I never persisted. In the mean time I continued to put on weight.
My health issues late last year were a big wake up call, and I’ve been trying to get my weight back under control. I’ve had a bit of success, thanks to being much more careful with my diet, but I still ended up with my weight refusing to go lower than 105kg. Then, a while back, a friend posted on Facebook that they’d lost 50kg in the last year using the 5:2 diet. Continue reading “A Step in the Right Direction”