21 July 2009
No Gain, No Pain
One day, while shopping with friends there was this beautiful dress on display, which was amazing to the eyes. So, my friends said, “try the dress on and see how it fits.” However, the big surprise came when the zipper was stuck in one spot, and would not go up any further . Due to a more larger figure; this was such an embarrassment that the dress did not fit properly or zip all the way up either. Therefore, with the combination of stress, not having a routine exercise plan, and poor eating habits, unfortunately leads to weight gain.
Today, stress tends to contribute its fair share to the epidemic of weight gain. For example, stress tends to make a person eat more frequently, without actually being hungry. In addition, stress can also bring about comfort eating caused by: loneliness, depression, sadness, or just isolation away from society and civilization itself. With this in mind, comfort eating occurs when a person eats not because of hunger but in response to feelings, making food just a refugee for people to flee. The food normally used is generally known as “junk food.” To name a few, junk food includes: potato chips, ice cream, cake, chocolate candy bars, fried foods, and other high in calorie, unhealthy foods. However, the ingredient of stress is not the only or last contributing factor of weight gain.
Furthermore, the lack of exercise is also element in gaining weight. For instance, most people would rather watch television each day than exercise on a regular basis. Within, this type of environment this influences an individual to sit on the couch each and every day, causing consistent sleep. This type of behavior can make it extremely impossible to find time to exercise. Unfortunately, these types of activities can become a repeated cycle, which eventually leads to a person not feeling as healthy as they should. Meanwhile, this causes people to have the desire...