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Baby Steps Are Better Than No Steps!


Wednesday, May 19, 2010

I have been in the process of coming back from a step back and it has been hard. At times I felt like what is the use, I mean does it matter. I realize that it does matter - I MATTER! I am important and loosing weight is a matter of health not just trying to be a "hot mama". I have to see the importance of loosing weight and keeping it off. Whenever the weight comes back, it brings company, you don't gain the 10 back you lose you gain 15 - always more. So I realize I have to take some steps, even if they are baby steps but I must take steps to get me where I need to be. Baby steps are better than no steps. So everyday do something, take the stairs instead of the elevator, park a litle further away instead of almost at the front door, drink your water, eat smarter, watch what you eat and just know that every steps matters, every thing we do matters in this healthy walk.

You can do this.
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BLESSED714 5/19/2010 9:05PM

    Believe me, I am in the same boat as you. We have to keep on persevering, although we have these setbacks. My mom passed away a month ago, and I was caring for her for the past year. As soon as she was gone, I just feel like eating and eating. I did so good for the past year and a half, but now I want to fill the void with food. I know every tiny step is better than nothing at all. I know you will do good. We need people to encourage us. You will reach your goal, we can never give up. We fall down, we get up, take tiny steps, it all adds up. God Bless You.

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IRETA49 5/19/2010 3:36PM

    I know you can do it. I've been where you are so many times. emoticon

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_FALINE_ 5/19/2010 2:40PM

    Trying to lose weight has been one of the hardest things I think I have ever attempted. It is as if my body itself is at war with me. My flesh has desires and cravings for food and screams to be satisfied while the little 'adult' inside of me whispers 'no, stop, it's not good for you.' You have to go to war with yourself. It is hard but not impossible! I am doing it little by little. I have found that baby steps will become habits when you repeat them often enough. I know what I will eat for breakfast every day. I know when and how I will exercise each week. The more you do it, the easier it becomes because it just becomes what you do (habit) and the flesh will get to where it doesn't scream as much as often - I mean if you don't feed it. The more you give in to it, the more you let it win by eating what it craves at the moment, the stronger it will get. The more you starve it, and this is the more difficult route! the less control you will find that it will have over you. I have found this to be true over and over again as I have struggled with weight over the years. The bible tells us not to feed the desires of the flesh and I know for me food is a desire of my flesh, whether it be just plain too much or the wrong kind.

I wish you luck on your journey. God be with you.
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CHELYBEL 5/19/2010 10:15AM

    One day at a time. Thanks for sharing. emoticon

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GRANDMAMAOF3 5/19/2010 10:14AM

    I agree; and many times it's a challenge getting something in, but doing something is better than soing nothing!

Have a wonderful day.
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FITMAMAOF4TOB 5/19/2010 10:10AM

    Thank you - I needed your post today. I hope you have a great day!

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PMADDEN136 5/19/2010 10:08AM

  I agree. Sometimes baby steps are the only ones I can take, but it is better than nothing and certainly more than I was doing a year ago! It all adds up to something.

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