I know how hard it is to stay motivated. I'm there right now. I have a great support teem in my husband, three sons and daughter, as well as a couple of friends who also have lost a lot of weight. Yet, here I am, with only eight pounds to go, and I can't stayed focused.
Having said that, what we all need to do when we get to this point in our lives, is to really think about what you want. For me, my goal is only 8lbs away. So, that's pretty easy to reach. But I'm stumbling. I am setting myself up for failing by my thought processes. In the past, when I have gotten to my goal weight, I'm happy with my accomplishments of being at a healthy weight and the added benefit of less pain from my Fibromyalgia. Then within six months, my weight starts to creep up, and soon, I'm right back where I was before. I don't want that to happen again. My mind is saying that I will not keep off to weight and my heart is saying just keep going!
How many of us have been told - listen to your head, not your heart? Well, I'm going to do what I do most of the time, and go against the flow. I'm going to listen to my heart this time!
By writing down and sending this post, I have just helped myself and hopefully some of you into searching deep within to figure out what I needed to do to break through the stumbling block. I know it will be a struggle, but I will work through it and loose that last 8lbs.
Just remember, we are all able to do anything we put our minds (and hearts
) to get to the goals we set for ourselves. Remember, this journey is for yourself and you will make it to the goal you have set.