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GRUMPY-
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I will have to agree with AGOALOF150's answer as it really does depend on the day for me also.

Edited by: GRUMPY- at: 2/6/2014 (18:00)
It's not who you are that keeps you back, it's who you think you're not. So start believing in yourself !


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depends on the day...eating the right foods and in a sensible portion...exercising...staying motivated



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Staying focused, especially while grocery shopping - sticking to my list and avoiding junk food.

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Keeping the momentum



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getting my mind wrapped around the idea that I can do it. All is not lost.

SPARKERS ROCK!!!!!


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Excerise



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Not overeating

It's not the size of the wolf in the fight but the size of the fight in the wolf.


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I got to much free time and want to snack more then I should



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Finding time to exercise



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Staying consistent with food modifications and exercise.






I CAN do this ONE day at a time.


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patience



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Losing and regaining the weight back.

Progress may be slow, but it happens!
No such thing as last place only finishers.


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sticking to a healthy eating plan



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If I have to pick just one? The food, it's really hard to give up all the foods I've loved! But I just keep telling myself I get one or the other, thin and healthy eating the right foods or eating the 'bad' food and winding up unhealthy again.

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Sticking to portion control and holidays.



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Watching what I eat



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perserverance

“Happiness quite unshared can scarcely be called happiness; it has no taste.”
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I don't mind exercising, because I have exercised most of my life in some form or another. I have a problem with planning my meals and eating what and should and when I should.


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The day in and day out part about it, because healthy food is not satisfying to me, and after awhile, I will go back to eating something more tasty, until a point when I feel I can willingly deprive myself again for awhile. Been doing it since age 13, and I'm 67 now, it's an addiction, no matter what the "experts" tell you.

Plan for tomorrow, but enjoy the heck out of today.


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Making good progress and then getting slack about it…so then the weight comes back.


~ Do what good you can, and go in peace ~



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Snacking...especially late night snacking. I have fruit in the house & eat it, but I still want fattening sweets like chocolate or cake. :/



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being patient

Nothing tastes as good as being thin feels!


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thanks for all the feedback everyone!
we're all in this together; we can do it!

Weight loss is a learning, growing, changing process!

Isaiah 55:2

Let's do this thing!

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Staying motivated and keeping myself accountable for what I should be doing. Staying positive and patient

Alicia ~ Colorado, Mt


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Just staying on track...I don't need to lose much weight, so I often go through periods where I just don't care or I say I have this or that going on so I just can't. I think I am finally gettting in the right place now where I have a program I won't get bored with and am really picking up better eating habits and enjoying it.



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Keeping the momentum going.



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It used to be keeping on track with my eating habits. I am much better with that now, but I still struggle with staying consistent in my workouts. Some days I just don't feel like it

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"I am learning every day to allow the space between where I am and where I want to be to inspire me and not terrify me." - Tracee Ellis Ross


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Being patient. emoticon

"Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for." - Joseph Addison


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Well said..... being patient and staying motivated!



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Knowing that nothing happens overnight!! Rome wasn't built in a Day....but it burned in one.

"Rome wasn't built in a Day...but it burned in one!"

FIND AND FOLLOW ME!
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being patient



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keeping my motivation strong and clear so giving into cravings and allowing "treats" too often is out of question...having the desire to lose win over the daily temptations and challenging moments...



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My two issues are consistently exercising and snacking in the evening.

Lay aside life-harming heaviness and entertain a cheerful disposition.


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I struggle with portion control and compulsive eating. I'm not consistent with exercise. I may do really well for a couple of months then I may go months without doing much of anything.
I need balance.

I CAN do this ONE day at a time.


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Not eating junk in the evenings when I get the munchies!

It Is What It Is.... :)


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KEEPING IT OFF. I know from my history that this is the area of big time trouble

"It is easier to raise good children than to fix bad men" by Fredrick Douglas.

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Leader of Gilbert Speaks team.


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The hardest part is keeping it off. I become too complacent (or lazy) and then, the weight slowly creeps back on. For me I have to stay vigilant not easy.



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Portion control is one area I find particular hard.

Do or do not. There is no try. - Yoda


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Craving and keeping it off.



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controlling my sweet tooth!!!

all you need is love!!


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Getting the fat off of certain parts. My middle is still big but not my legs. Also finding the time to up the exercise

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For me? Not gaining it back.



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not getting discourage when numbers on the scale don't move or go up when you know you are eating healthy. I think what's the point?

"It is never to late to live happier ever after."


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For me the mental part is the hardest. I tend to eat when bored or stressed.

Life is for living!


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Hardest part for me is meal planning since my S.O. doesn't eat healthy, also battling snacking watching T.V. in the evening



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watching others eat what you'd love to put in your mouth but can't cause you just don't have the same type of metabolism

Starting to like the new me!
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remaining consistent


Today I will make progress one step at a time.
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getting through the plateaus



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sweets

Roxanne from Ohio


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Exercise.



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Not eating between meals.



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for me it is definitely the exercise

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To overcome the plateaus!


Ane Marie
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Once you know how you can work on reaching your goals and what you are willing to do to reach them, there is only one step remaining. DO IT! MAKE YOUR DREAMS HAPPEN!





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watching what I eat

Moving Foward!!!


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Results not showing as quickly as we'd like for them to



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boredom



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social functions where there is an array of food and rinks

Wishing all fellow Sparklers a healthy and happy journey!

Hugs and Friendship
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Losing the weight??



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all the holidays,birthdays get togethers I have to get through... emoticon

If nothing ever changed,there'd be no butterflies


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The wait !!

Visit my team "Vacation / Travel Support Team

It's set up for people who need support while away from home, whether it business or pleasure.



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Staying on track




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Cutting back on food



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portions



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Patience

~ Lala

Peace and Joy. Always.
SEASONS CHANGE ... And So Can I. 10/2013
SEASONS CHANGE ... And So Did I. 07/2014


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Consistency/Staying on track



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keeping it off



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