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It’s your husband’s fault

posted by jmcgee

And now there’s scientific evidence to back it up:

It is widely known that women tend to gain weight after giving birth, but now a large study has found evidence that even among childless women, those who live with a mate put on more pounds than those who live without one.

The differences, the scientists found, were stark.

After adjusting for other variables, the 10-year weight gain for an average 140-pound woman was 20 pounds if she had a baby and a partner, 15 if she had a partner but no baby, and only 11 pounds if she was childless with no partner. The number of women with a baby but no partner was too small to draw statistically significant conclusions.

There is no reason to believe that having a partner causes metabolic changes, so the weight gain among childless women with partners was almost surely caused by altered behavior. Moreover, there was a steady weight gain among all women over the 10 years of the study.

This does not explain the still larger weight gain in women who became pregnant. The lead author, Annette J. Dobson, a professor of biostatistics at the University of Queensland in Australia, suggested that physiological changes might be at work.

“Women’s bodies may adjust to the increased weight associated with having a baby,” Dr. Dobson said. “There may be a metabolic adjustment that goes on when women are pregnant that is hard to reverse. This would be more consistent with our findings than any other explanation.”

Check out the link for more. And good luck with that diet in the new year…



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BRANKO BELICHESKY

posted January 7, 2010 at 2:55 am


Dear Deacon Greg:
I find this topic to be one which woman today need to look at them self on the mirror and then go in the old shoe box or family album and take a look at some of the pictures how she looked at the time she got married. Life in general is not a piece of cake and woman have a habit of creating problems in marriages when they fail to take control of them self and their eating habits, and their beer drinking habits.
I had a neighbor that blew up to 346 lobs. And she refused to change her eating habits and she kept telling her husband when he would ask her to get help don’t worry I am going to loose weight.
Many years ago I was married to a wife who use to shop to kill time and she would buy close small sizes thinking that she was going to loose wight some day and fit in to the close. You can do any study you want and it all comes down to self control and having confidence in your self and having goals in life.
A woman psychological condition is at the outmost importance, and most woman and young girls are not ready for marriage. They go to college and have this dream to find this law school or dental school graduate and marry him and never work again. Wrong Wrong, and Wrong way to think. What they don’t realize what it would take to become a successful attorney that they have to work long hours and it is not all roses, and most wives are not prepared for the political endeavors late lunches , dinners, parties, and the wife is at home thinking that her husband is cheating or playing with someone.
In reality as a society we are all sick psychologically, we get married so young and have very little experience of life. As I have said before life is the Biggest University we attend, we have no vision as to what a woman wants and feels, we fail to communicate as couples. Take a look in the city and parish where you practice, take a look at the streets full of people and where their eyes are.
When you go to lunch in any restaurant take a look at people the men are looking at woman and the woman are looking at men. They all want to be or have sex with someone else and they fail to hold a conversation with the one they love or have anything to do with the one they are married with. With the exception to the rule a few are not looking or gazing everywhere.
Then you have woman that are loud mouth and are the arguing type that when they start they continue to argue for days and weeks and they are frustrated with in them self. None of these woman are or ever have been in love. You can change the world by being nice and kind. A woman doesn’t know how to do that. They lack sexual experience in bed and could care less.
When my daughter got married the first thing I told her is Honey the only thing that I am going to tell you is that you need to make love to your husband as many times per day that you can and have him go to work where he looks like he has been run over by a train.
She married him and the first argument she had she wanted to leave him and I sent her and her children back to her husband with one thought you loved him then and you are going to love him for ever. I told him one thing she is yours and so are those children for you to raise and not me or my wife.
Today they laugh about that day. The message I want to send out to all married woman is that if your over wight it is time to start thinking in a positive way and start training to go down one size every two months. You don’t need gym equipment you need a field to run, and swet pants and shirt and start exercising every day twice per day, you don’t need friends to help you. Every day your husband leaves for work you change your close and start your exercising program. You can due it.
If you have a swimming pool go swimming every other day for 20 minutes. Learn to eat healthy, greens and lots of salad, tomatoes, chicken, beef or pork but no bread and no butter. Trust me you can. Instead of putting your eyes in someone else’s husband or boyfriend keep your eyes focused on your husband and dedicate your self to hem the way he is dedicated to you. You can change and mend a broken heart by LOVE and always be Kind and Gentle. Pray every day and ask the Lord to help you and guide you to find a more gentle road to walk through life. Instead of fighting with your husband and children hearing the arguments learn to give and be gentle with a worm smile, and tell him how much you love him and call him during the day while he is working and tell him that you have a secret to tell him, and when he ask’s you what is that secret you tell him {HONEY I LOVE YOU} THIS IS ALL I WANT TO TELL YOU AND HAND UP.
TRY IT AND START THINKING OF YOUR SELF THINK AND LIVE POSITIVE THAT YOU WILL LOOSE THAT WIGHT AND SAVE YOUR LIFE AND SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE.
This is the voice of experience. For other tips on marriage and relationships you may contact me directly at bitola2000@yahoo.com.
LOVE THE LORD AND ASK HIM TO GUIDE YOU OPEN YOUR HEART AND LEARN TO LOVE, THERE ARE MANY THINGS THAT ARE AROUND YOU THAT ARE POSITIVE. TAKE A LOOK EACH AND EVERY DAY HOW THE LORD HAS BLESSED YOU WITH SO MUCH TALENT THAT YOU ARE NOT USING. TOUCH SOMEONE’S LIFE EACH AND EVERY DAY…..
GOD BLESS ALL OF YOU.
YOUR CHRISTIAN BROTHER
BRANKO BELICHESKY
bitola2000@yahoo.com



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