Many people are overweight. This season of The Biggest Loser has the largest contestants on it. Mike, an 18-year old kid is the youngest player ever to be on The Biggest Loser. He tipped the scales at close to 390 lbs! Jillian and Bob do a good job by helping the people get to the “root or core” of their weight. This is the key. Being overweight has nothing to do with the fat around your belly, it has to do with what is on the inside of you.
For example, Mike discovered that he has a lot of anger towards his father Ron. Mike could not understand why his father would not do something about his weight so he could be an example to his kids. Mike’s mom was also overweight, but did something about it seven or eight years ago.
Luckily for Mike, Ron took full responsibility and welcomed his son’s anger. This is very rare. Kudos to Ron for stepping up and owning his part in his son’s battle with weight.
Reasons you’re overweight
- Too much on your “shoulders” — everyone depends on you.
- You are comforting yourself because you’re not feeling loved.
- You feel that it’s hopeless to lose the weight.
- You don’t have support of family and friends.
- Afraid that people will not accept the new you.
- You may feel unworthy.
The key to successful weight loss is to find out the WHY and WHAT of your weight. Why are you carrying the extra weight? What is holding your back from losing it? Why haven’t you taken the time to focus on you? What do you have to lose besides the weight?
When you decide to lose the weight, do it for the right reasons. The number one reason is YOU! It’s great if you want to lose weight because you want to be around for your kids, but if you do not do the “inner work” first, what’s the point of losing weight? You’ll just gain the weight back! Do the inner work first and then create a plan to lose the weight in order to reach your goal of freedom!