Question for all you older she-groks: is it normal for weight to head more for the waistline once menopause hits. I'm perimenopausal, and still as poofy around the middle as I was ten pounds ago. If not worse. It's rather frustrating, because I never was small-waisted to begin with. And the last thing I want to see is muffin-tops inflating rather than deflating. I was enjoying being able to wear more form-fitting clothes and now I'm feeling self-conscious in them, because of the rolls I thought were gone. Am I doing something wrong, or is this just something to be expected as hormones wind down?
I know they'll go away eventually as I lose more, but still...
5'2", 55 years, Primal since April. Pre-Primal weight loss, from 216.6 to 157.8
Primal low: 140.2 (Dec. 3) Goal weight: 135?
Main Primal goal: beating back my CFS enough to function more normally and start writing again
More and more, our life has been governed by specialists, who know too little of what lies outside their province to be able to know enough about what takes place within it.
- Lewis Mumford