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Did the scale disappoint you aGAIN this week? Read on...

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Tuesday, October 16, 2012

I had an 'aha!' moment recently that may help you. Whether you lost, gained or stayed the same the last time you weighed yourself, something I read from SP in an email has really 'stayed' with me and maybe it will help you too:

'Trust the process. As long as you are embracing healthy habits, changes are happening within you.'

That really struck me as truth. If I am consistently doing the right things for my health, my health IS improving...even if the scales or the tape don't reflect it yet. I know I am doing drastically better than before SP and it can get frustrating when I 'did the work' all week or all month and the scale refuses to reward me the way I think it should. Now, when the scales don't behave, but I know I've been doing things right, I remind myself to trust the process.

If you are feeling frustrated or disappointed...Please don't give up! This is a process, not an event. It will take time. Just keep making healthy choices every day...keep doing the work and...trust the process! You can do it! You really can! Have a great, health-minded week.

As for me, I will trust the process, because...quitting is not an option.
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BARB4HEALTH 10/31/2012 7:53PM

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The scale gets stuck quite often for me.

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DEEPINTHEWELL 10/29/2012 11:14PM

    This has been a frustrating week for me, too. I feel like I must be doing something wrong, since it's only my second week and I'm WAY overweight - why isn't the weight coming off easily?

But I like what you said - Trust the process!

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MCSWIGAN 10/26/2012 1:30PM

    Thanks for the reminder! emoticon

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AAHMED61 10/22/2012 1:37AM

    Thanks that really motivated me as I* am having no change in scale since last week emoticon

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KARRENLYNN 10/21/2012 6:29PM

    That's a great way to think. Thanks for sharing! :)

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DMANN104 10/21/2012 1:01AM

    Love it, great blog and a great reminder! Thank you.

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HFOUKS 10/20/2012 11:34PM

  Thanks for that. I will definitely keep that in mind cause I know that has been frustrating me for the past year.

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FATHINSN 10/20/2012 9:19AM

    I like that quote. If the scale and tape don't have any changes but we do keep our healthy lifestyles, try to look at other aspects, especially on daily non-exercise activities - can endure longer workouts or able to walk up lots of fleets of stairs or no more puffing and huffing when lifting up heavy groceries or you can look at your rump much easily by twisting your body around (means you are more flexible, hehe) etc etc

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2JUSTME 10/19/2012 10:26PM

    This is a great reminder for all of us who have set goals or acquiring new habits. It all takes time. Be patient. emoticon

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PHATPAT18 10/19/2012 9:59PM

    Carol,way to go, with that attitude you are sure to be a winner.

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FLYOVERSTATE 10/19/2012 9:14PM

  This is so true, and is much needed and appreciated.


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SHAZG321 10/19/2012 1:51PM

    emoticon emoticon This is so true....

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SHERRY28269 10/19/2012 12:38PM

    It is easy to get discouraged but you make a great point. As long as you are doing the things you should to get healthier, weighing is a point in time exercise. Trust the process and eventually weight loss and a more tone physique will come. emoticon

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KBELANGER1 10/19/2012 9:24AM

    Great blog Carol....thank you so much for reminding us!!!....you rock girl!!!

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IMSOOZEEQ 10/19/2012 5:01AM

    I SO needed to read this today. I have been close to the point of just giving up but as you so eloquently said that this is a process not an event. Thank you so much for sharing as it has helped me get things into better perspective.

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TASNIM81 10/19/2012 4:55AM

    Thank you, great reminder! emoticon

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WORTHART 10/19/2012 1:32AM

    You are so right, thanks for reminding me about this.

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ARTZWOMAN 10/17/2012 1:14AM

    You are so eloquent! Well said, dear friend, well said! emoticon

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BOBOBOBBI 10/16/2012 5:31PM

    Great reminder! Thanks for sharing!!

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MAMA_CD 10/16/2012 5:05PM

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