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When the goal gets harder...

Sunday, September 29, 2013

So, I set a goal to get to 150 by the time I leave for China, Oct. 12.

That goal is looking harder to hit, as I lost a pound last week, but am already feeling stalled.

In my usual fashion, was thinking about throwing in the towel. But seriously, even if I lose only a couple more pounds before I leave, that will be a couple pounds lost. The goal is not the issue. Progress is the point, and I have to keep progress, not an arbitrary number in mind.

I will keep at it. I will lose as much as I can by Oct. 12. I might surprise myself. I might not.. But it's not just one goal that matters. It's the long term.

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    Thanks for stopping by everyone!

    1118 days ago
    It's the whole picture, not just the weight is what you are saying, correct? Traveling to China is a really big deal. Wow!
    1122 days ago
    Emme, excellent point....the goal...not the arbitrary number. I've got to wrap my mind around that concept, too.
    1122 days ago
    Good luck! I frequently find myself in the same all or nothing mindset. Onward! You've got this!
    1122 days ago
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