I think it made some people feel like it was hopeless.
When I was researching weight loss surgery the successful ones had to eat a lot less calories also. I thought screw it. It is what it is and I am going to get healthy. Do I want to live longer and be here for my family or do I want to greatly shorten my life for food? Now if I can just remember this on the difficult days...
Besides I don't think science has all the answers.
1st time around lost down to 248. Hunger and cravings came back with a vengeance.
Restart Dec. 2016 at 315, now doing Intermittent Fasting.