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The pressure of reaching goals.

Monday, November 25, 2013

Have you ever noticed similar in your weight loss process? It seems that whenever I am close from reaching goals, I'm putting on some weight.

As I was 2 lbs away from losing my first 20 lbs, I've put on +3.5 lbs. The week after I lost -5.3 lbs.

I was currently 7 lbs away and 3 weeks from my trip to Peru. I was hoping to reach my goal of losing 30 lbs before leaving. This week, I've put on +3.2 lbs.

Could it be that I don't withstand the pressure? As this ever happened to you?

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GRANDEFILLE 12/2/2013 10:53AM

    apparently, for me, it has something to do with not feeling I deserve success. So anytime I get close to a good goal, I too sabotage myself. I have worked on this issue and still am... soon I will see how much of an improvement I made.

You deserve it!

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HARMONYAGAIN 11/26/2013 7:06AM

    It's strange and I don't understand it but I know I do this too
it's a mystery as to why
perhaps the brain needs time to adjust to the idea of change

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SPARKLISE 11/25/2013 8:44PM

    Actually, yes.
I was 3 lbs away of being in the 160's and I was all excited, but I started binging again 4 days ago and I haven't weighed myself since.

That could be it! emoticon

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FITFRIT 11/25/2013 1:13PM

    I always seem to have a setback and then finish with seconds to spare strong. Do you procrastinate?

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MOTHEPRO 11/25/2013 12:14PM

    Yes, sometimes I self sabotage myself. It's like I have a fear of success or something.

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RENLLY 11/25/2013 11:55AM

    Yes, it usually takes me an extra week or two to reach a big goal - mostly because I manage to self-sabatoge myself. I know I could have reached my 5% and 10% goals earlier. I just need to self talk myself into making better choices.

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