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TONKA14 Posts: 4,947
5/17/13 11:45 A

Perhaps your goal is too big? If you are focusing on losing 50 pounds it can seem very overwhelming and unattainable when you only see one pound lost. However, the way you reach 50 is one pound at a time. Here are a few articles that might help you stay motivated to keep moving forward.

6 Weight Loss Mistakes to Avoid
Small Changes for Big Results
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=532


How to Set and Reach SMART Goals
A Printable Goal-Setting Worksheet
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=1794


Goals that Help, Goals that Hurt
Remember to Think Positive
www.sparkpeople.com/resource/motivation_ar
ticles.asp?id=448


Coach Tanya

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5/17/13 11:45 A

If you see my tracker you will see I started pretty much where you are. That was last Fall (2012). And today I am at goal. You WILL get there if you stick with it! I used the next clothing size down as short term goal for motivation. I started in 16/18's and now am in mostly 6's with some 4's that are cut big.

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5/17/13 10:38 A

When you figure it out, lemme know. I know my ticker says my goal is 61lbs...but that's only my first goal. I have cumulatively 145lbs to lose FROM MY CURRENT WEIGHT...to get to a healthy BMI. I'm doing two chunks of 60's and then one chunk of whatever's left after 120lbs. Idk how close or not you are to me, but if you have a lot less than me, look at it this way - yours doesn't look that bad anymore does it?

HAWAII1213 Posts: 2
5/17/13 10:28 A

I feel like I would NEVER to be able to reach my goal ever. What can I do to not feel that way?


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