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To Undo or not to Undo...

Monday, July 30, 2012


I have only been on SP for about 3 weeks. I have only been on this journey to better health for 24 days. In that time I have logged 845 minutes of fitness, drank 173 ounces of water, stayed in my suggested calorie range (except for a total of about 600 calories over), met every goal I set…and I have lost a whopping 4lbs. Sheesh. That’s a whole lot of work for 4 measly pounds, right?

So I am faced with the choice of giving up or going on.

When I work on a project on my computer and I find it is not going how I wanted, I can hit the ‘undo’ button to get back to the point where things were the way I wanted them. If I give up on changing my health I will ‘undo’ all the hard work and effort I put into the past 3 weeks, but I will not end up in a better place, a place where I want to be. So instead, I will hit the ‘redo’ button. I will redo all the things I have been doing right for 3 weeks…drinking water, exercising, tracking my food, staying the course that leads to better health.

I will celebrate this small victory of being 4 pounds closer to my goal. I will acknowledge that it’s going to take time to turn this ship around, to retrain my mind and my body to choose healthier foods, to get regular exercise. I will not beat myself up because I am not losing as fast as you or somebody else. I will not hit ‘undo’!

I choose to keep going on because…quitting is not an option.
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SUZI219 7/30/2012 2:12PM

    Everybody loses at their own pace. Celebrate those 4 pounds gone!! that is fantastic. Four pounds closer to your goal. Your body will thank you for sticking with it emoticon emoticon Keep up the good work!! It will all pay off in the end emoticon

Comment edited on: 7/30/2012 2:13:25 PM

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