I have been staying on track lately despite some parties and my birthday and I feel pretty good. I have been saying my mantra "Just for today I will give up compulsive overeating to soothe, pleasure or entertain myself, and eat only to fuel my body" every day several times and also I have been drinking a lot of water right before lunch and dinner. These two things have helped me tremendously.
My foot is feeling better so I am going to start walking again tomorrow.
Yes you can do this. I think rather then just one big goal (weight loss at a specific time) I have broken it down to a little goal each month. That way I don't feel like the goal is so far away. Like for the month of Feb. my goals are 4 lbs and 20 miles (walk) each week. Best of luck to you as you continue on your path.
2/2/13 8:47 P
I've been on track with my new lifestyle for 33 days now, and I feel better than I did one month ago. It's a bit easier to move around, and I don't have heartburn at all anymore. I just noticed that my pants feel a little looser, and it's a little easier to tie my shoes. Woo Hoo!
I have been coming to terms with slow losing (one pound a week) and that it will take about two years to get to my ideal weight, but I know I will feel much better sooner than that. Each month that I am practicing healthy living will feel better than the one before it. So here is to slow losing and feeling better.
I know u will get that 75# off and keep it off. That is FIVE POUNDS - 15 times.
1/8/13 9:39 P
I'm feeling a little down today.My back is aching and I've been depressed over the amount of weight I have to lose and how long it will take to lose it again. I know I need to be patient, it will come off as long as I work at it. Six months from now I will I will feel so much better and be well on my way. One day at a time, one foot in front of the other. I've been on track since New Years, 1 week, and I already feel better. I'm not having constant indigestion and heartburn. Also my blood pressure is coming down a bit.
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