If the middle age spread was the latest craze in exercise or dancing, I would own it with musical enthusiasm.
But since it is not, it is with a bulging waistline of reluctance, I admit I did the middle age spread.
To be fair, if I look for a pattern with my past weight gain, there was one. Every time I stopped moving, I put on weight. The less I moved, the more I ate. The more I ate, the less I moved.
My middle age weight gain was no exception. But this time the difference was, my middle merged. My middle spread upwards to merge with my breasts and downwards to marry my thighs.
As a result of these two mergers, I learned – the hard way – if I was going to eat “that” and not put on weight, I had to move my body.
Besides, at my age, I thought I could blame menopause. Or not.
On page four in Maintaining Health and Preventing Disease After the Menopause: Preventing Metabolic Effects Post Menopause the International Menopause Society explain:
Oops. Perhaps it is time for me to walk the talk…
In Midlife Weight Gain—Sound Familiar? You’re Not Alone on the North American Menopause Society’s MenoPause Blog, the author elaborates on:
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