Short but Avoids Sweets

I’m short. Sadly, that means I have less place to distribute my body weight. I didn’t have too many sweet things around the house, so I was fit as a kid and in college. Oh, what I would give to have the metabolism of my youth back! Anyway…

In b-school, I wanted to lose 3 kilos. Had an overweight friend who wanted to lose a lot more. We were free in second year, classes were light, so we went for it. He of course did it much more intensively- faddy things like lemon tea for lunch and what not.

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We’d jog together in the mornings at the Delhi University stadium, before class. Sure enough, his weight melted away and so did mine.

I went to the gym the first time a year after I started working. That got me results too.

I dieted for the first time, before marriage. Went for aerobics in the morning and gym in the evening in the last month before the big day. I did lose weight. Sadly, the camera adds a couple of kilos to you!

Have been piling the pounds on after marriage. Gone on sporadic diets, lost some weight and now am on a plateau. Used fitness apps, abandoned them and am now using a fitness tracker.

My goal is the same as the one I had 6 months ago- to lose 10 kilos.

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I’m going to the gym. I’ve amped up my running on the treadmill as I bought a new dress and want to look slimmer in it!

My trainer has asked me to start my day with warm lemon water, but I often don’t have time to do that.

My meals are pretty fixed in terms of my portions. I’m careful to keep my snacks so that I don’t get tempted to eat the free snacks at work, which are often unhealthy.

Need to work on my weekend eating- going out or tempting stuff at home are my Nemeses.

 

Follow @nutatutpoet on Instagram to see my daily pix on How to be healthier. Kickoff- Jan 10 as part of #BlogChatterHealthWatch.

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