Even though married - if one person is gaining weight, the spouse probably is also! Knowing he loves data, I gave him a Fitbit and a Fitbit scale. I have one, as well. To his full credit, when I met him I weighed over lbs due to a thyroid disorder. And I had already lost 45 lbs! I mean, honestly - he has the body of a Greek God! I lost about 15 more pounds and then started to gain back a few pounds - like maybe 5 lbs.
Thankfully, that is when we got our Fitbits and I religiously walk 10, steps daily. I have lost about 10 more lbs and I am now almost a normal weight. Get a Fitbit together! Then both of us quit our activity but didn't stop eating the way we always had. Ten years later, I had gained an embarrassing amount of weight and he was beginning to gain. I have struggled now for five years to lose it, his came right off. He was badly injured on the job in fell off a roof and crushed both ankles in more than pieces each and his Dr.
This scared us both into action! I am walking, learning to run, again, and doing yoga every single day. Both of us cut our food portions in half, then in half again! Sugar is off the menu. We must BOTH be slim and healthy by summer Now that we are both on board with the plan, it is working for us. It is nearly impossible to lose or even maintain good weight and health when your partner negatively sabotages your every positive effort.
Now we are reversing it. My husband has lost about 50 pounds in the past year and I've lost Love is not blind, though we chose to close our eyes to the truth because we want to. Stay healthy, Stay alive, Stay in love!!! I managed to keep it off while dating for 4 years until I met my 6'4" partner I am 5'2" who loves sweets and obviously is a much bigger eater than I am.
Over the last 2 years I have gained back the 30 lbs: We moved in together a few months ago and we aim to cook more at home, healthy meals and I would like to exercise more though he has to be encouraged. I used to walk an hr a few times a week. We joined a gym a few months ago but neither of us like to go. I have been married for 32 yrs. He has managed to lose a lot of weight but now he has gotten old and has a lot of health issues.
I am still a little younger but I too have health issues but we respect one another and manage to get by. Love is really just a four letter word! The more food you shovel in at dinner the more likely it is that there will be a notable side effect as the food is digested, which can have a bad effect on the rest of the evening.
Too much alcohol can have a dampening effect too. This is all in addition to making yourself fatter. Also, you're showing a prospective lover what kind of self control you have. I have friends who talk about having had too much to drink on a first date and because of that there wasn't a second date.