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Why am I still fat?

I have been putting off writing this post for ages as I feel that there is still more that I need to know before I can properly explain this to others. But the info that I do currently have could be enough to assist someone else to get the help they need . Why am I still fat? This is the question I have asked myself for years and what sent me on a quest for answers. I have for a very long time felt that something was “off”. How could I be exercising 5 times a week, plus following a fairly strict LCHF diet and not be able to lose the rest of my weight (about 15 kilograms). Even when I cut out dairy, alcohol, caffeine and nuts – nothing significant happens. When I restrict my calories – nothing significant happens. I have tried fasting which also didn’t help. Basically I have tried EVERYTHING. How is it possible that I have all the knowledge to coach others towards their weight loss goals but I can’t fix myself? Read the rest of this entry

PCOS? Seriously?

Last month I received some news. Now, depending on which way you look at things it can either be good news or bad news.  I will first focus on why this news was “good” and then I will very honestly share the part of my heart that can’t help but think, “well that is pretty crap news!” Last month I was diagnosed with PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome).  It is basically an endocrine disorder which results in a hormonal imbalance in your body. I am not going to go into any huge amount of detail – that is what Google is for – but I want to share my personal experience and how this relates to my own struggle to lose weight. Read the rest of this entry