Thursday, August 02, 2012
I was reading through some of the success stories and I guess it finally hit me. I see all these people around me that are big and aren't losing weight and they say they are trying. Losing weight is easy, it's the fight with yourself that is difficult. It came to me that most people fail because they are not consistent. They start a diet for a few weeks to a month and don't see results so they fall back into the same old routine. And I think this is where I have been sabotaging myself. I'll eat pretty healthy for a few weeks and even exercise a little longer but then give up on myself because I don't see the results. I have to put in my mind that I have to keep going no matter if there is no results because in the end it's only going to benefit me not hurt me to exercise and eat right! It almost has to become an obsession for a while until the obsession becomes habit. Part of me is fighting this because I don't want to have to give up all the foods I love! But do I really have to give up those foods???? Nope! I just need to exercise and eat right 95% of the time and treat myself with the foods I love in MODERATION every once and a while so that I don't feel deprived. I use to sit here and think that it's my genetics or God doesn't want me to be skinny or whatever reason to blame someone else but myself. Not going to do that anymore! I'm responsible for the way I am now! I can truly say that my after reading those success stories and just sitting here thinking about it everyday for the past month the spark in sparkpeople has ignited my motivation to lose the weight and be healthy! I know there will be hiccups along the way but like most everyone on here says just got to pick yourself up and jump right back on the band wagon! Finally have a plan. I got this! So let's do this!