Why is it that my mom doesn't seem to want me to lose weight?

This will be long, but I'll try to keep it relatively short. I'm 20, going to a community college, and living at home. My dad has the 'worse' diabetes, whichever that is, and my mom has the other one. I'm 5'8", 145 pounds. I WAS at 175, but managed to lose just by eating less food. My mom and dad... Show More

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  • I don't really think she is trying to sabotage you. She is just buying the foods that fit best into her lifestyle.

    If you have to, go grocery shopping with your mom and put the food you want in the cart. Or you can get a job and start buying your own food. You should offer to cook a meal for your family once a week (or more). That way, your mom won't have to worry about getting dinner together all the time, and you can make something healthy for them. The fact that they are both obese/overweight and have diabetes means that they need to be eating healthier anyways.