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It Really is All About Hard Work!


Friday, September 13, 2013

http://www.forbes.com/sites/me
laniehaiken/2013/08/21/the
-real-secret-to-losing-wei
ght-from-a-top-expert/

here is the link to the Forbes article I talked about in my previous blog. While the end of the article seems to be pushing weight loss medication (after all, even scientists have a vested interest in the products they have developed!) the findings these scientists made are going to change how we handle weight problems and the severly obese people, too. For me, this was a wake-up to what I would have to do to change, and by not using medications to induce weight reduction, it is really all about hard work. Changing our total brain structure is going to take time and effort, not an easy medical fix. Trying to use medications and fad diets is not the answer for me, but plain old-fashioned hard work. Doing the bicycle crunches, the sit-ups, the "no Oreos today, girl" is the only way it's going to work for me. How about you?
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SEAJESS 9/22/2013 10:27PM

    I'm with you. If it looks too easy... it probably is. emoticon

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2BOYSMEMA 9/21/2013 1:44PM

    Exactly!!!! If the other stuff worked I would be twiggy... emoticon

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ANGELN325 9/15/2013 1:22PM

    I agree. When you see the side effects of some of these quick fixes and the risk of death, is it worth it? Not for me! I'd rather eat healthier, do the exercise, learn new ways of coping with stress, managing my emotions. Yes...I'm not losing weight hand over fist, but I like the side effects: better results on my blood work, more energy, feeling sore muscles, being able to do more, not to mention the feeling good knowing what I did to make those muscles sore. It's the only way to go for me!

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MTRACHEL 9/14/2013 12:02AM

    Thanks for sharing the link. I am going to read it as I am very interested in brain research. I believe in hard work, so that's what I'm going to do.

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LINDA! 9/13/2013 8:03PM

    When I made the decision to give up daily snacking, fast foods, etc. it really made a big change in my body. Not only do I find it easier to lose weight but also my moods are better.

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MALAMI518 9/13/2013 5:21PM

    Thank you for sharing the article and your thoughts on it. It certainly is interesting. I think I'm on my way to making the changes that I need to make to keep this weight off permanently, but as you said, I'll need constant vigilance. I've been down this road before, and I want this to be the time that it really sticks.

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