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Losing Weight

Monday, September 02, 2019

At times I am better at fitness and weight loss than others. Some days I move around a lot and other days I hardly move. I don't want to give up, but some days I do get discouraged. I try not to wallow in discouragement, but some days I do.

I love my better days. I can get a lot done, because I don't hurt so much.

I have gotten used to not being able to have a regular fitness routine. I may not like it but I have gotten used to it. That does not mean that I have given up.....nope, I do what I can, when I can.

A few months back, I had to go to my regular Doctor. He made a snide remark about my weight. I wanted to tell him off, but I still need a Doctor. His bedside manor is not so good, but he does know me and my medical issues. He is good at treating my symptoms. I will be going in for my yearly checkup next week. I have lost 8 pounds since I saw him. That is a good thing, but I won't be seeing him for this checkup.

Some times I wish I could lose a lot of weight before I see my Doctor again, but I want to lose weight for me, NOT him.

I will continue to do what I can, when I can to maintain my health. Losing weight, well.....that would be a bonus.

Not giving up, but continuing on,

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    Doctors are supposed to give comfort and support, not tear us down and destroy our self-esteem.

    Congrats on the 8 pound loss. It's one day at a time, one pound at a time.

    Keep the faith!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    421 days ago
  • RAVEN145
    I could have written this,one day at a time.
    421 days ago
    Sometimes issues between 2 people arise not so much because of what is said but as how they say it. My doctor keeps after me about my weight, but her attitude is "what changes can you make in your life and how can I help you." Then if something is out of control for both of us (e.g., care-taking my cancerous husband" she just gives me some encouragement. Your doctor should be encouraging you if you need to lose weight but should never be disparaging or snide. Perhaps it is time to consider saying something to this doctor as he is being both unprofessional and unhelpful. If you have options for changing doctors it may (or may not) be time to consider them. Good luck to you!
    421 days ago
    emoticon on the loss of the weight.

    Yes, a doctor will have strengths and weaknesses. I agree that sometimes a person just keeps their mouth shut because they need a doctor and they don't want to make a situation worse. I know what you mean.

    421 days ago
    What you can, when you can is good for you. Glad you aren't giving up! And 8 pounds is a fair amount of weight. Keep up the good work! 💖
    421 days ago
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