I assume you know a lot more detail about hormone interplay than is in that book, so I would love to hear your feedback if you do get around to reading it. Is it overly simplistic? Is it accurate, at least in terms of what you've learned?
I'm excited to see what you think and good luck with dropping your carbs! 1246 days ago
I'm glad my blogs can be informative, and thank you for your comment! I definitely think low carb'ing is the way for me - at least it seems that way right now - but I also highly recommend doing lots of research first! I think anything is worth trying, but there are lots of ways to do low carb, so pick the way that works best for you if you do try! Keep me posted on what you decide though, and I'll be happy to share any tips/ ideas/ recipes I have! Oh, and if you have time (what with med school and all), read Taubes book "Why We Get Fat". It's pretty eye opening and makes a lot of sense (though I do think there are a few assertions in it that he doesn't fully support). He talks a lot about the hormonal interplay that can really affect weight gain and loss - particularly when it comes to insulin - and I think he makes a pretty strong case for lower carb eating! Good luck!!! 1247 days ago
Thank you so much for your insightful answer! I truly have been working hard and I know that I can get in with all that I'm doing. Your perspective was very comforting and I thank you for taking the time to guide me on that. As you mentioned, I do plan to tie weightloss into my interviews
Hi there! I came across your page through one of the Sparkteams! I have a question for you if it's okay to ask. I see that you are a current medical student (congrats to you!). I'm a pre-med right now working on my Bachelor's. I'm doing everything right as far as grades and extracurricular activities go and am working on my hardest obstacle (my weight). I'm wanting to know if medical schools are likely to accept overweight applicants. That is, do they have bias towards overweight applicants? I understand that med schools want individuals who are healthy since medical professionals serve as role models to their patients. I do plan to lose weight before applying and going to interviews, but I'm just curious on what my chances are as far as that is concerned. 1292 days ago