Below is the interview with jersey, done 21 July 2009 Tuesday, 17:00:00 your time.
Are you overweight? Or have you ever been overweight?
If you are overweight, what do you think is the reason FOR YOU?
I love to eat. and can't stop when I get started
What do you think is the reason FOR OTHER OVERWEIGHT PEOPLE?
there are lots of reasons.
Are you on a diet at the moment?
What does diet mean for you?
a- Not to eat and starve myself.
b- Cutting the calories.
c- Cutting the calories plus increasing the exercise.
d- Getting all the things my body needs with less calories.
e- Getting all the things my body needs with less calories plus increasing the exercise.
f- Eating as usual but increasing the exercise.
g- Healthy life style.
h- Your own definition. Please type.
Do you expect your diet to be successful, if so why? If not why?
yes. Because I try real hard.
Have you ever managed to lose weight, but then gain again? If yes, why and how did you get back some of the weight?
yes. because I stopped trying to maintain the weight I lost. I got careless and just didn't care.
If you have ever succeeded to achieve your diet goals, what is it that you`ve done right?
I kept focused on what I wanted for me.
Please tell us 3 tips for a successful diet. We are all ears.
right down what you eat. only weigh once a week. keep moving.stay motavatied
What are you observing in other dieters as mistakes?
to boring of a diet. eating one type of food. such as protein
Please tell us some important mistakes you did in your diets. We can learn from them.
trying fad diets.
If you never managed to get thin until now, why do you think? A criticizing mother? Pizza Hut?
obessing over food. (pizza is one of my favorites)
How should your close ones treat you as a dieter? Should they better be quiet on the subject, or should they push you?
either is ok
If you are living with others, how do you handle the problem of you having special diet meals while others have their usual meals?
not a problem. I deal with it.
How do you cope with eating less? For some people it really hurts and is like hell. For some others, they enjoy the light feeling. How about you?
I do like the light feeling. It makes me feel alive
Could you warn us about some diet methods you got involved with that did not work?
over the counter diet pills. A big waste of money. no results.
Could you tell us some diet methods you got involved with that did work.
I learned to count calories and exercise. they both work if you keep it up. It does take awhile.