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Monday, December 17, 2012

Day 9: I must admit that I've always used the scale as my main motivator whenever I have tried to lose weight. Perhaps this is why I haven't been hugely successful over the past several years. I know that as soon as I see the numbers on the scale not drop or go up my motivation takes a nosedive. I usually would weigh myself everyday to keep my motivation going, but on the flip-side, it's also a major demotivator on those days the weight doesn't go down. So now to think up something to use as a motivator rather than the scale and commit to weighing myself only once a week.

I took the day off from logging all my food yesterday...big mistake! Lesson learned: I need to try to log every meal every least for now.

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JENNIK2 12/17/2012 4:06PM


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AEROBISAURUS 12/17/2012 3:34PM

    I go by non scale victories! Focus more on how you feel inside and after a workout will keep you more motivated in the long than that scale. Take it one day at a time! emoticon

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LITTLE_MCTURTLE 12/17/2012 3:01PM

    I had the same habit of weighing myself each day and getting disheartened when the numbers don't drop. Now that I know that it takes about 3 days to see a difference I don't sweat it. I just use the weigh in to keep me focused.

One idea is to take a picture of yourself each day to keep motivated. Not too hard to do if you've got a cell phone camera.

Good luck! emoticon

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NEWMUM8 12/17/2012 2:12PM


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