While we most often talk about weight loss, weight loss maintenance can be just as significant a challenge in many circumstances.
The prospect of long-term weight management can feel like a continual, intimidating and emotional struggle for many of us.
How many times have we reached a weight goal, only to return to where we started - or a few steps back - only a few months later? How many times have we resolved that this time would be the last time?
Is it just our willpower and our choices, or does our physiology figure into the picture as well? When we talk about weight maintenance (or regain), do hormones play a part? What does that mean for our ongoing efforts?