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I think I can...remember the litter train! attitude!
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This post was so awesome to read! I have been going through the same thing and had NO idea why. I think I'll stay away from the scale for a while and just keep up my workout and diet. Thank you for posting it, gives me some motivation! Congrats to you on the weight loss!
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Great work friends!
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Oh yes that number 200 seems to be a milestone that is the number that always made me start to think should lose weight and now for over five years have been under that number not at goal yet but at least the number is not going up Taking one day at a time
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That is my first mini goal...can't wait!
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A big way to go! That is a major reason to celebrate!
good Pattistamps that your back, and they say when you help someone your more likely to stick with it.
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Congrats on making it to "one-derland"! And yes, I found myself doing bad things... two years ago I lost 40 pounds, and hit 197. Woo Hoo... and about 2 weeks later I was back on the other side of 200. Where I have stayed. I ended up regaining 20 of the 40. But now, I am back on track. I have lost 6 pounds since January 1, and I will NOT quit on myself this time!!!!! If you need some support, just let me know! We can do this!!!
I have been within a few pounds of my goal weight for several weeks now and sabotage it frequently. I am afraid that if I get it I will lose it so therefore I don't want it in case I lose it. Isn't this silly, real, human?
Geez, I've never actually written this down before and now that I am reading it I am seeing how unkind I am being to myself. I am not thinking positively. If I lose it, I can get it back. If I get it once, I can get it again and again if I want it.
Well thank you for such a wonderful and inspiring question. I had a similar aha moment when I bought my first size medium. The sales girl must have thought I was nuts when I said I couldn't take a medium because I hadn't taken a medium in years. She talked me through it but I was afraid to try the pants on... BUT the large was too big. Go figure.
You know what, even positive things can feel uncomfortable until we get comfortable with the idea of them. It's like our minds have to catch up with us sometimes. LOL.
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I would like to meet the "perfect person" that doesn't occasionally self sabotage themselves. I remember when I was about to break through 300 I couldn't get there fast enough! Had no problem with that number! When I was about to break through 200 it was a much slower breakthrough! Did I try to sabotage yeah maybe. However! Spark people has some great motivation articles under the articles and videos drop down box. I would check them out! There is a series of them that will help you figure out what is going on with you and how to stop it. I may have to check that series again. It is a mini workshop if you will. Good luck with your healthy lifestyle changes. You are so worth it! Woo Hoo!
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1st off CONGRATS!!!!!!!! What a wonderful accomplishment.
As for your question does any else stop themselves before a major milestone.... YEP!!! I do!!! it is so frustrating too because I know that I am doing it but can't stop myself. For me every time some compliments me on my weight loss or says you are looking really good... I see my motivation stop. I know it is my own insecurities at those moments.
I would say you have to look within yourself to see what your fears are. Why do you hesitate on these milestones... what does it really mean to you? Just some questions to think about. Weight loss it also about what you learn about yourself and your fears. Weight gain/eating for you was what... comfort (that is what it was for me)?
OH my gosh, my first goal is to go under 200. This week alone I have gone and had mexican food and all that includes 2 times.
I am looking at myself and asking what is your problem. When I got done with that I packed a healthy lunch and I am trying to get back on track today.
It is nice to know that I am not the only one with struggles.
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Posted to the wrong person.. sorry, still learning here!
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It takes time to reach goals. That is why they are called goals. Something you inch up to. Yes, I have cheated when it comes to sneaking food. We cant all have good days everyday. But, make up for it with a workout. I found some really good in chair workouts on here that help with inching me to be "less lazy" haha. CONGRATS! Enjoy what YOU have done! :)
I had a weigh in Monday and made it to 198! I've been hovering 200 since Christmas but I've weighed more than 200 since 2000 (8th grade).
Did/does anyone else stop themselves (consistently cheating on nutrition or being lazy at the gym) before they get to major milestones like this?
I could see myself eating a little more here and there, not giving my true all when I was working out, and just generally not doing what I know works as I got closer to that number. Even though, in hindsight, I could see myself doing it. While it was happening, I was completely blind.
I feel like I should have been running over that line but instead I was tip-toeing and then barely stuck a foot over. I donít think itís something I will keep doing and have a bunch of things in place to prevent it. But I would like to know if it's common and what anyone else has found helpful.
Also, GO ME!!! (...right?)
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