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The ONLY Surefire Way to Lose Weight


Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Gauranteed weight loss is really easy. It amazes me that anyone actually struggles with losing weight. All of this fuss and bother, whining, moaning, complaining. Millions of dollars are spent on weight loss programs, diets, supplements, special foods. Coaches. Any idiot can lose weight. I've done it many times. Are any of you willing to pay me $5 bucks for the simple solution? Don't worry, I am not a weight loss guru, looking for a cool and easy million. I'll give you the 4 words that you need for success. FREE! Now read carefully, because I'm not going to repeat this. This message will disappear after you finish reading this blog.

Are you ready?
Do you really want this secret?
Will you put it into action RIGHT NOW?

Okay, then, you've earned the secret. The four magic words are:
EAT



LESS



MOVE



MORE

That's it.

I haven't lost any weight in 8 weeks. Why? I know the magic words - I even shared them with you. Well, I have not been practicing those words. Remember when you were a kid and your mom and dad, in an attempt to civilize you little savages, would withhold whatever you wanted until you used the magic words. Remember that you weren't allowed candy, soda and treats except on special occasions? Remember PE classes? Well, mommy and daddy aren't here any more and it's up to you. There's no one to stop you from stuffing yourself with candy, pizza or soda - except for you. There is no bad old gym teacher around to push you into moving more, farther, faster or harder - except for you.

There are extenuating circumstances where your health or medications can slow weight loss. Not drinking enough, eating too little or eating 1400 calories of garbage foods will slow weight loss, too, because your body is a very smart machine.

I haven't been losing weight because I haven't been exercising for a while. I really miss exercising, the wonderful fatigue, the movement, the stress relief and endorphins. However, I am "medically fragile" and have been coping with a two month interval of falling apart, piece by piece: first dangerously high potassium, then out of control blood pressure, high ambient pain, a frozen shoulder, seguing to a torn meniscus that should be corrected surgically, and now severe spinal stenosis and disc degeneration that requires surgery and maybe fusion. There were some other ugly scares mixed in there, too. I'm in for a lot of time in physical therapy and surgery has to be scheduled carefully because I am immunosuppressed.

Last year I lost 40 pounds using those four magic words. Right now I am maintaining my weight because I've temporarily lost the use of two of my magic words - MOVE MORE. But, I'm getting things fixed. And as soon as my doctors clear me, I'll be using all four magic words and I'll be watching the scale go down.

But YOU... You listen to me. Think of me as that parental angel sitting on your shoulder. Quit eating crap and use those four magic words. Use them every day and you will see results. By the time, I'm back, I want your act cleaned up. Do you hear me young lady?

EAT LESS MOVE MORE

PS It's not really magic. Feel free to pass it on, too.
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JUKEBOX2 5/15/2012 2:22PM

    To put it in a nutshell, these are words to live by!
Ray

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_RAMONA 3/29/2012 7:48PM

    YOU.are.AMAZING! ...and awe-inspiring!

I'm so sorry that you have such troubles... and I wish that sometime very soon your body might once agin be able to keep up with your spirit!

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SHARON10002 3/22/2012 11:44PM

    Thanks for the key. . .

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LYNKIN 3/18/2012 9:30AM

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DONNACFIT 3/18/2012 12:04AM

    Love it!!

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SUECHRIS50 3/12/2012 12:45PM

    I just adore you and thats a great mantra!!Keep up the very hard work honey!I know sometimes the pain isnt worth the movement! emoticon

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GRANNYSUE9 3/9/2012 11:13PM

    Yes ma'am!! You have my full attention and I have those 4 words engraved in my mind. I will be glad when you are all better and can follow those 4 words instead of just 2. But you are maintaining so you have to be doing something right. Thanks for the blog Martha!!

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LIVELAUGHXO 3/8/2012 9:25AM

    great!

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ANGELUS__QUINN 3/7/2012 9:12PM

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-PINKPRINCESS- 3/7/2012 7:01PM

    Love this!

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1COUNTRY_GAL 3/7/2012 5:46PM

    Simply Well Put! Now for me to follow all of those simple 4 words.What are they again,lol? I need to go back and look again.THank you for this blog! emoticon
Less
Eat
More
Move?
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RUFFIT 3/7/2012 4:15PM

    Keep it simple - Love it!!! Moni

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MIZCATHI 3/7/2012 4:11PM

    Where do I send the $5?

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CAROLIAN 3/7/2012 4:10PM

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ANNAMARIE1958 3/7/2012 2:24PM

    Sounds good to me...eat less move more! emoticon

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IOWAGRAMMA 3/7/2012 2:17PM

    Well done!! I have no more excuses--I've used them all up! Your four magic words are my mantra and I try to remember to use them daily--especially when my hand is making moves to pick something up to put in my mouth that is over and above what I want/need. EAT LESS MOVE MORE--it's all about choices!

Thanks! Hugs, Jeannie

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TRY2KEEPGOING 3/6/2012 9:11PM

    I am desperately trying to get my EAT LESS back into check. It seems to have been bullied by a significant amount of WEIGH MORE. My MOVE MORE hasn't completely left me but has been sidelined by a nasty fall resulting in back injury. All in all my excuses will have to go away..........and I truly appreciate the your swift kick in my backside.

I am sorry that you are having such physical problems. I am thinking of you and sending positive vibes your way!!!
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MARVEEME 3/6/2012 8:30PM

    I love you, Martha!

Our prayers will be with you during your journey over these hurdles in the way.....wish we were strong enough to move them out permanently for ya.

Never hesitate to reach in our direction for anything you may need. We're all right here for you........24/7.

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ANJAYS-JOURNEY 3/6/2012 8:28PM

    lol you made me smile, for me, its eat more, move more, check out my blog,

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TINAJANE76 3/6/2012 8:09PM

    Couldn't have said it any better.

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ITS_MY_TURN_NOW 3/6/2012 8:00PM

    Martha,
That was wonderful! It has been many years since my mother gave me a good "talking to". I didn't realize that I missed it. LOL Please don't tell her that though! LOL Thank you for the kick in the pants... I need to reminded to keep moving. It really is just common sense isn't it? Eat less move more. I am so glad you are my friend and an Underdog! Your determination to keep going despite your medical challenges is amazing. You are an inspiration.
Hugs,
Julee


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ANGELONE11 3/6/2012 7:47PM

    Thanks for sharing those words! I too know what it's like to be sidelined with an injury - currently have a torn meniscus as well and awaiting surgery but have continued to move with modifications with doctor's approval!
emoticon on maintaining what you have lost and staying the course!
Will remember those four words!

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OPTIMIST1948 3/6/2012 7:18PM

    Outstanding. I'm proud of you maintaining despite all your medical issues.
Awesome.

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BARCLE 3/6/2012 6:56PM

    Fantastic blog - sooooo true emoticon

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ANDREWS_MOM 3/6/2012 6:49PM

    I LOVE THIS!!
THANKS FOR SHARING!!
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LESLIELENORE 3/6/2012 6:49PM

    Right on! Thanks for the kick in the seat of the pants. I live by those four little words these days, and I have never felt better.

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