You can do it. Do track EVERY bite. It helps. And I love Eelpie's mirror idea.
Have you discussed your desires to be healthier with your husband? And maybe you can do the grocery shopping yourself or maybe together. Make mostly good choices there. It usually helps to go the perimeter of the store because that's where most the healthier food are.
I lost 15 pounds in 3-4 weeks then lost nothing. I was discouraged for a bit but continued to do what I was doing, Eating well, going to the gym 5-6 days a week. I had some scheduled labs and when I went to my followup, I was vitamin D deficient and my thyroids were acting up. My doctor put me on a mega dose of Vitamin D and on thyroid meds, She says things should go back to normal with the weight loss. My energy is amazing. When following a diet or a new way of life you should always follow up with your doctor. Good Luck!!!!!!
"There are many difficult obstacles in your path. Don't allow yourself to be one of them." - Ralph Marston
Pounds lost: 31.7
Fitness Minutes: (61)
3/16/14 3:25 A
I too am having a lot of trouble with my diet...I've made some positive changes but the results are not happening quick enough...it is so easy to lose momentum....so I am trying to track my food on here and that seems to help...
Start tracking your food every day, every bite. When you see just how many calories a day you truly are consuming...that's pretty eye opening.
Want real motivation? Do what I do....stand naked in front of a floor length mirror. Really look at yourself. Turn around so you can see your butt, and your back. There is your motivation to start eating better.
That can be pretty motivating.
I also have jeans that I keep trying on each time I drop 3 pounds. Each time they get a little bit loser, and that's pretty motivating...but the naked trick works the best.!
Edited by: EELPIE at: 3/15/2014 (20:42)
The best exercise in the world is to bend down and help someone up.
getting on the ball with things! I know I need to lose a bunch of weight, but all the bad food keeps calling my name (and my husband keeps enabling me by buying it!) I know I have to stop. I am going to be TTC soon and I want to be healthy -
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