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Never-ending battle

Sunday, February 10, 2013

I have not been very diligent in keeping myself motivated and there's really no excuse when I have access to the wonderful tools here. Losing weight, for me, is not only a physical process. In fact, that's the least of it, really. Losing weight takes a lot of introspection. A lot of self-analysis, a lot of working through emotional pain and a lot of blatant self-honesty. In honouring that self-honesty, I must say I only allow myself to go so far when something stops me. Losing too much weight doesn't feel safe to me just yet. I know it will, especially if I continue to feel better about myself, learn to value myself JUST THE WAY I AM and continue to be kinder to myself each day. This is a process, isn't it? It is a journey and sometimes, my road map has become illegible and I lose my way. But, I always manage to find my way back. I think we continue to succeed when we continue making the effort. I know I will be standing in front of a mirror one day at my goal weight (a size that I have decided is right for me and no one else) and I will be able to say, "what an amazing trip. You finally got to where you wanted to go." Until then, I will stand in front of the mirror each day and say, "you've done another day and you continue on your way and you're incredible." Yup. That's what I'll say.
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AWESOMECHELZ 2/15/2013 7:56AM

    Your blog is very powerful. So many of us do the same thing. I do too. I thank you for your candid sharing and I wish you the best of luck as we continue on this healing trip. Thanks for sharing. emoticon emoticon Love, Chelsea

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JINLYNN 2/12/2013 3:19PM

    You have a great attitude! This journey is a process of one step at a time and we move forward when we are ready to. It is a matter of persevering and making the effort, even if it is only a few inches at a time.
I have been on SP for 2 1/2 years, and for the first two years it was a struggle of loss and gain, loss and gain, until everything seemed to click and I was ready to move through the fears that held me back. In the last 6 months I have lost about 32 pounds. So you are wise to not compare yourself to others; just continue on one step at a time as you are able and you will accomplish your goals.
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ASOBFALLS 2/11/2013 12:07AM

    emoticon "you've done another day and you continue on your way and you're incredible." Yup. That's what I'll say.
You Go!!

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