Aa
A
A
Close
326529 tn?1197635961
Weight that won't come off!
I walk two time a day.  In my town we have a lot of steep hills.  I watch very closely what I eat, but the weight does not come off.  I am 49 yrs. old.  I think it might be menopause, but not sure. Is there any other suggestions???? Please help!
Cancel
3 Answers
Page 1 of 1
Avatar universal
I feel your pain...I've joined a gym and love it...watch what I eat...am 47 on thyroid meds, all the time birthcontrol pills, etc...and have a very difficult time losing the weight
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Well the 40s seem to be the common link. I am 43 yo and have been working out since March 2008 and changing my lifestyle by eating "right." It has been the slowest process ever. I measured my waist b/f going to church on Sunday and the tape measure showed a 1 inch loss. I could have cried. I decided to stay positive and keep doing what I am doing. It is rough!!!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Avatar universal
Yep, I think the 40s and menopause is the culprit.  I am 42 and starting menopause.  I have been a yoyo dieter for years, but in the past, I could go on a diet and lose the weignt, since turning 40, I cannot lose it anymore!!  The diet no longer works.  I walked 2 miles a day and ate really healthy for 3 weeks and lost nothing, in the past I would have lost at least 5 pounds!!  I am struggling as well!!  I bought an exercise video that uses exercise bands because I have read a lot lately about resistance exercises being helpful.  Will let you know if it helps!!!
Comment
Cancel
Comment
Avatar universal
Comment
Comment
Comment
Post Comment
Your Answer
Avatar universal
Answer
Do you know how to answer? Tap here to leave your answer...
Answer
Answer
Post Answer
A
A
Share Your Thoughts About Diabetes — $100 Gift Card!
Start by taking this 2-3 minute survey that will help us make MedHelp more valuable to you.

If we’d like to interview you, we’ll reach out via e-mail. Those selected will receive a $100 Amazon gift card for their participation.
Recent Activity
3060903 tn?1398568723
Blank
Avatar universal
Blank
Paxiled commented on Green Tea and Green T...
11 hrs ago
2020005 tn?1476662562
Blank
KTowne commented on KTowne's status
19 hrs ago
Blank
Weight Tracker
Track your weight over time
Start Tracking Now
Top Healthy Living Answerers
649848 tn?1474485941
Blank
FL
1236893 tn?1408490528
Blank
1530171 tn?1448133193
Blank
London, ON
Weight Loss & Dieting Community Resources