Without the right planning in place, you might feel a bit like a hamster in a wheel when you think about reaching your goals. This is a common complaint among those who turn to Dr. Waller and her medical weight loss team for support. You know you want to lose weight so you eat right and attempt to exercise as often as you can, but somehow you always end up right where you left off. Instead of working towards a goal, you are stuck in a perpetual loop of weight loss and regain.
You probably already know that maintaining a healthy weight can reduce your risk for serious disease. But how much weight do you have to lose to see an improvement in your health? New research shows that even small amounts of weight loss may reduce your risks.
Many people have an ideal weight in mind when they start a weight loss program. Perhaps you want to fit into a certain dress size, or maybe you're hoping to weigh as much as you did on your wedding day. Is your ideal weight a realistic, attainable goal? Before you start planning how you're going to lose weight, consider exactly how much weight you want, or need, to lose.