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KIRSTENLYNN62 Posts: 1,151
4/15/13 9:48 P

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.

CYND59 Posts: 7,691
2/14/13 8:37 A

I hope that you keep a positive attitude and are one of the people that never do gain the weight back.

JIBBIE49 Posts: 71,560
2/13/13 1:07 P

Glad ur staying on track.

LUVS2WIN67 Posts: 1,060
2/12/13 1:19 P

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.

KIRSTENLYNN62 Posts: 1,151
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 can do it, I will do it, just watch me!

Edited by: KIRSTENLYNN62 at: 2/2/2013 (20:49)
JIBBIE49 Posts: 71,560
1/8/13 11:38 P

I know u will get that 75# off and keep it off. That is FIVE POUNDS - 15 times.

KIRSTENLYNN62 Posts: 1,151
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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