Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Weight loss isn't always as simple as eating healthier and moving more. For me, sometimes it's a mental challenge.
Once in awhile negative thoughts start to creep into my head and they can really mess with my progress.
-I can't do this.
- I have too much weight to lose, Why try?
- It's too hard.
When those thoughts come around, it's been really helpful to change them into positive thoughts:
-I AM DOING this. I can do it and am already moving towards my goal!
-A lot of weight to lose can mean a tough battle, but with that comes a great victory! Keep pushing on!
- It's harder to start again than to keep going. Just keep going.
The last one is what got me through a tough workout this weekend. We live on a hill and sometimes I'll walk down and run up, completing a loop/lap and repeat that 4-5 times. But by the 3rd time it starts to get tough. I have to keep going because stopping is not an option.
I know that if I stop, it's going to be harder to start up again and I'll be struggling more than if I just keep going. No matter how slow, just keep going!