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Fast Food - Detoxing - Cycling

Sunday, February 09, 2014

It can be difficult for me sometimes when I see people losing a lot of weight fast; it makes me want to get on THAT bandwagon because it is taking me a long time. I have to keep telling myself that the tortoise always wins the race in the end. It might seem like I am losing the race; however, here is what I am learning on SP about some of these fast weight-loss ideas.

Fasting – most of the weight that comes off is water. If you are going to fast, fast from Fast Food

Detox – Can spell disaster because you devoid your body of valuable nutrients and oh by the way… it is short lived and it is not backed by science

Calorie Cycling – when you eat less than your calorie range one day and above your calorie range another day (trying to trick your body into losing weight). Cycling works best on a bike!

Best way, is to stick to your calorie range (the hardest part for me) and to eat whole food packed with nutrients

So instead of trying to catch up with a Fad Diet, I am learning to celebrate my victories – especially non-scale victories. My victory for the past couple of days is my step count (over 7,000 steps) and my water intake (at least 8 glasses a day). I have been steady in both! :::patting myself on the back:::

Instead of worrying about how well others are doing, I am grateful to them for leading the way on this journey into a healthier lifestyle and for being such GREAT encouragers and supporters! Thank you!

Make it a GREAT day, IF you choose to.

What are you waiting for?

Life is good!

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LSIG14 3/4/2014 2:16PM

  Love the way you turned around those FAST weight loss ideas. I had a lot of trouble only losing about a pound a week while others were dropping double digits at a time. I now have found that the faster I lose, the faster it comes back - whereas if I go slowly, it seems to stay off. Great blog!

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PATRICIAAK 2/9/2014 9:09PM

    super plan

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NAMASTEJUDE 2/9/2014 8:40PM

    Great advice! I've been slow to start getting the scale moving, but I'm doing my best to appreciate how good my increased activity is making me feel!

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1CRAZYDOG 2/9/2014 8:35PM

    Good job! Minty looks comfortable! HUGS

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