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What about NOW?

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

I have said "i'll start tomorrow." Tomorrow can also be changed to "on the first of the month", "monday", "after vacation"...and so on. I can't start anymore tomorrows. All I have now is my today. Why does it always seem that starting and making it through that first month feels so impossible? I'm coming back here, after falling off the wagon straight-up-nose-dive-style. So. I'm back. Any words of wisdom, encouragements, etc are greatly appreciated.
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ADARKARA 6/27/2013 8:20AM

    I agree with everyone else. Don't dive into this head first. Start small! I started by simply substituting water for soda. Then I stopped using half and half in my coffee. Then I cut down on the sugar in my coffee. Do this over the period of a couple or months (or whatever small tasks work for you). By the time you add something else, you'll be conditioned to continue doing the previous thing! emoticon

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JULESJET 6/26/2013 10:39PM

    Make really small goals for yourself.
Like... Eat one fruit at every meal, or set a small number of miles to walk each week and do AT LEAST that amount.
And MAKE SURE TO DRINK YOUR WATER!
The small goals that you constantly strive toward create habits and the foundation for a better you!

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TXPATRIOT 6/26/2013 12:03AM

    My advice: Start making small changes and even if you "mess up", just keep going. Start with making fitness a habit for a month, then after you start to feel stronger, then start making nutrition changes.

I went through the tomorrow, next week, next month syndrome for years. It never comes and when it does, I would "mess up" or it would get difficult and I would quit.

Now, I'm in it for the long haul. I take every day anew and even if I blow it today or with this meal, I just keep going and try to make better decisions next time.

I now have a start, but there is no stop. There are ups and downs, but I'll get there.

Best wishes on your health journey!

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ITSABSURD 6/25/2013 8:51PM

    You're right, what about NOW!

You can do it!

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