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Reality check

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Today i decided to be honest with myself and reset my weight goal. I have reach my goal weight of 117 a few time now since joining SP almost 2 years ago. This time i was able to maintain my goal weight for 4 months before i started slipping back into my old habits .
I haven't been paying attention to everything i have been eating and not always logging my food intake.

I also think that for me my goal weight of 117 is not realistic . I have decided to change it to 119 which is maybe a copout but is still within my BMI weigh goal. Even though i have had a few set back during my time at SP i still think of myself as being successful.

I started here on January 5, 2009 weighing 146 and have managed to keep at least 21 of those pounds off for good. So for those of you are also facing setbacks don't look at them as failures look at them as a learning experience.

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    It sounds as if you're doing well, keeping those 21 lbs off. I don't know how tall you are, but 115 to 120 seems like a reasonable range to aim for.
    2687 days ago
    I am sure a Dr would also agree that 2 pounds would not affect your health. It has to be right and healthy for you - not for a chart. Great job on your progress.
    2687 days ago
    Congratulations on losing the weight that you did - keeping 21 lbs off is really an accomplishment. At least you realize that you cannot maintain the low goal. Perhaps you should consider a range that will be good for you and as long as you are within that range you have accomplished your goals.
    2687 days ago
    Good for you for dealing with whatever your weight reality is. Of course, you can always go back and adjust it to 117 again if it seems reasonable.

    You are doing it right!
    2687 days ago
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