El productor de televisión de realidad virtual J.D.Roth ha visto de primera mano por qué algunas personas pueden perder cantidades mágicas de peso (y no recuperarlo), y otras no. La diferencia tiene que ver con cómo superan los obstáculos mentales.
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Elaine, a woman I met at the gym who had 100 pounds to lose, didn’t start gaining weight until she was in her late twenties and went through a divorce. Some people have the life skills to move on. Elaine didn’t. Without the benefit of a supportive family to walk her through the steps of dealing with emotional turmoil, she ran away, landing in probably the worst place for someone in need of comfort: a cruise ship, where she worked for five years. Elaine dove right into the all-you-can-eat-and-drink cruise ship culture. And it wasn’t even fun. The heavier she got, the more she stayed isolated in her cabin. I didn’t want to feel anything. I was eating and drinking to push down my feelings