Some people may want to shed those excess pounds in order to stay healthy and fit. The motivation can be different for many people. For some it might not just be about staying healthy. It is also about how one will look in the eyes of other people. And people should also be aware that weight loss may not always be what they expect it to be. There are certain effects that people should also bear in mind. Here are just some of them.
You may feel lonelier while you lose weight.
When you try to lose weight, you may need to avoid a lot of things. This also includes less socializing with friends. You need to avoid those parties and get-togethers which usually revolves around eating and drinking. You might also need to So when you are overweight and start to become more serious about losing excess weight, a lonely struggle may be something that you can expect over the course of your weight loss program.
Your sense of taste may change.
Weight loss can lead to different surprising results for some people. The changes can also involve your sense of taste. In a study among people who went through bariatric surgery, 87 percent of the patients experience changes in their sense of taste. Some report that their sense of taste became even intense while others reported their tastes becoming duller. For people who reported a dull sense of taste also lost 20 percent more weight over the same period.
Results of weight loss may not always be life-changing.
Many overweight folks may consider getting into a weight loss program as a life changing decision. Yes, it can help make your health better by getting fit and getting rid of the excess weight. But it is not always the same thing for many people. Some people expect weight loss to be totally life changing. It becomes their only solution to every aspect going wrong with their lives. Take relationships for example. Some people consider weight loss to finally banish their fears and improve their chances of getting into romantic relationships. But getting thinner does not necessarily mean that your love life will bloom. Some people who succeeded in their weight loss may sometimes realize that the effects on their life may not always be that dramatic.
Your relationships may suffer.
Losing weight might also sometimes threaten a relationship. A dramatic loss of weight may not always be taken in a positive light. It can change the way a partner may perceive the other. Certain insecurities may creep up and even resentment. It may lead to feelings that one may no longer be unworthy of the other’s attention as a result of the weight loss. In such cases, some relationships may suffer as a result of losing those excess weight.