I make one change at a time. Change doesn't happen over night. Changing a habit is replacing one habit for another habit. Habit doesn't mean a negative. Such as instead of a sweet cereal change it for a healthier cereal with a little added fruit. This is change. As you find healthier foods to replace not so good foods you will find results. But please don't be looking for instant result. It is unrealistic to expect the scale to change overnight. I have read it takes about 21 days for a change of habit to become a new habit. Give your self time. Educate educate educate. Patience patience patience. I myself only concentrate on 5 pounds at a time even though I have a total of 50 pounds. I can't handle the thought of 50 pounds but I can handle 5. Take baby steps....they will turn into adult steps. I wish you the best. Just slow down!!
ALWAYS BELIEVE THAT SOMETHING WONDERFUL IS ABOUT TO HAPPEN
Pounds lost: 34.0
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422 11/23/13 9:54 A
You have what I call "the paralysis of analysis." You are overthinking this. You're stewing, mulling ruminating, worrying, etc... Stop It!
Read my blog post on Goal-setting. Every goal has a Completion Date. Set that date then backtrack to today in order to set your "goal posts." These are the days when you measure your progress to see if you are one track. I space goal posts for my various goals at different intervals. For instance, one of my goals is to lose 75 pounds in 6 months which converts to 12.;5 pounds/month or 2.9 pounds per week. I choose to weigh in monthly. One of my other goals is to reduce my blood pressure. I measure my BP weekly on Mondays.
If you want to analyze something, analyze your RESULTS!
Good luck in your journey.
Nothing tastes as good as healthy feels and looks.
September Minutes: 367
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11/21/13 6:49 P
Perhaps not think of it as SUCCEED vs. FAIL. Just take some steps to walk a healthier path and the weight loss will follow. Drink more water and eliminate caloric beverages. Go out for a brisk walk a few times a week. Make some healthier choices in your meal plan. This is your life....You can make it a healthier life...you don't have to be perfect. A few healthy choices will start you on your way. More healthy choices will follow...
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1 11/21/13 4:25 P
Hi There - About 2 years ago I lost 17 lbs (still had more to go... but I hit a plateau and was discouraged). The weight has crept back on and I know I can get back to the place where fast food/junk food sounded horrible... I craved veggies and most of all... That powerful feeling on the treadmill running, finally hitting my first goal of running 30 minutes straight through.
So why am I so scared to start again? I'm scared I'm going to fail when I've already succeeded once before, why?
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