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Move more than I eat. Everything in moderation. Throw away the scales and judge your weight by your clothing. If the waist is getting tight I cut down on the shit food. Same weight for 3 decades.
I was always biggish then I got hurt and had to be in bed for an extended amount of time and absolutely stacked it on. As in I put on 40 kilos in 6 months except my muscle turned to fat so even when I lost weight I was still bigger as muscle weighs more than fat and I used to have super muscley legs. I guess I didn't adjust my calorie needs to my new bedridden routine. Once you hit a certain weight it pretty much just gets worse and worse as everything becomes harder and you start hurting yourself. I was still eating the same amount for a person that worked a 40 hour week on their feet while in bed high as a kite on painkillers eating everything in sight because I was bored. So I got lapband and Plication. I lost 45 kilos in the prediet from low carb/high protein diet and a boatload of exercise. I decided to get it as I was so worried the rest of my life would be a battle of counting calories even if I did lose this. As an ADHD I lack self control and I basically graze like a cow. I eat relatively good but I eat too much because of my picking. Or as I call it "a little nosh here. A little nosh there". Plus I had a problem with grabbing "just one piece of toast" many times a day. Me I now know that I cannot live on a diet high in carbs. I am too efficient with them.
Anyway I've lost 92 kilos.
I've now tailored my exercise program to cope with my lack of concentration by doing short high intensity exercises, wearing a slightly weighted back pack and I play video games while walking on my treadmill or using a seated exercise bike. Also PS4 VR fruit ninja is an amazing arm work out. I also have light weights I strap on. I don't drive the kids to and from school instead I walk. It's 1.2 kilometres each way but it's a nice walk.
I have taught myself to eat only when I’m hungry - then I eat what I feel like but stop before feeling quite full. So sometimes I’ll eat a big lunch and then not feel like eating much for the rest of the day. I don’t categorise individual foods as ‘good’ or ‘bad’ so I tend to listen to my body and follow my instinct - if I feel like a donut and I’m hungry, I’ll eat it, if I feel like a carrot and I’m hungry, I’ll eat that. It’s intuitive eating and I really think it works.
Eat 800 calories only per day twice per week.
Make better choices, replace takeout with healthy home cooked meals. Portion control. But I'm still not great at these things
I’m struggling as I get older which sucks cos as a young person teen and young adult I could eat junk and not put on an ounce (yeah probably annoying to most) but now I’ve had kids everything I eat sticks so I’ve tried dieting to not much avail. I’d be interested to see how people keep their weight in check without a lot of dieting.
Healthy eating and a bit of exercise isn’t working!
I don't do anything special, just try to eat reasonably healthy and move around. I hardly ever even weigh myself. I've never struggled with weight issues though.
I eat when hungry and eat healthy 90% of the time. Lots of fruit, veg and salads. I walk the kids to school go for walks durning the day. Ride my bike on the weekend and I enjoy going to the gym 2 times a week.
I look at the fat school mums and it inspires me.