Welcome, Tina, to the At Goal and Maintaining team. Congrats on your great weight loss. For me there are three important components to my maintenance success this time (after gaining it back many times before): 1. keep tracking your food 2. set new goals - I recommend fitness goals and stepping up the exercise 3. never, never give up
Number 3 is the most important. As long as you keep trying, you will do it!!
Marsha's Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!
current weight: -2.4 under
Fitness Minutes: (213,242) Posts: 35,681 11/25/10 10:56 A
Thank you all so much for the kind welcome and the great advice. I will take every word to heart as I begin my maintenance program. Getting the weight off once was definitely hard enough! I never want to do it over.
I wish everyone the best also in their own healthy living and maintenance goals. Fight and win, everyday!
Congrats and welcome. Maitaining is not as well documented as losing, but it is possible. I am at goal weight for over 6 years with one blip when I was dealing with a broken leg and I knew how to deal with that. You have been learning a healthy life style, now you get to live it.
and . All the very best for your maintaining journey.
"Have patience with all things, but chiefly have patience with yourself. Do not lose courage in considering your own imperfections but instantly set about remedying them -- every day begin the task anew." Saint Francis de Sales
My name is Tina and after 8 and 1/2 months of weight loss, I get to join this team! I just met my final goal today of losing 82 lbs and I've gone from wearing size 20 pants down to size 5/6. I'm looking forward to discovering what I need to do to maintain and keep it that way with the help of the team.
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