I have written a number of times about obesity and my struggles with weight. As a man the issues I deal with are not about vanity but about health and the simple act of living. I am in my seventies and so clearly existence has become a bigger issue than it once was. Existence becomes about preserving my health.
I remember around my twenties weighing in the region of 75 kilos (11.5 stone as it was then). Now that seems impossible. Is my desire to get these part of of a longing for my youth?
Over the years I slowly put on weight by eating too much of the wrongs things. I have written about this in various places before; The Truth About Obesity in Men,