I really like what GOALIEGRANDMA3 shared about the cartoon saying ," The weight can STAY lost, and I don't want it back again." That's a perfect way to look at it. I like seeing the number go down on the scale. It gives me a sense of pride as to how hard a person has to work to lose those extra pounds. I'm concerned when one uses the term "deprivation" however. A person who is losing weight and doing it the correct way should NEVER feel deprived of food. That's not what this process is all about. Moderation and self control is how I like to look at it.
current weight: 148.2
Fitness Minutes: (60,840)
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Yes, Richard Simmons talks about this a lot, too, just like the word "Diet" or "Die t", doesn't bring a good picture in your mind. Plus, as you say, when you lose something, you look for it, want to get it back, and probably will find it again. Those words are all sort of weird. "Drop" a few pounds, get "skinny", skinny brings to mind the people living in concentration camps!!! I suppose getting healthy or "fit" would be better. But it's all really about getting used to "deprivation", isn't it, in some form or another. And the average person does not want to be "deprived", even for a month or so.............
Plan for tomorrow, but enjoy the heck out of today.
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2/4/14 3:45 P
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