Linda you are at the right place here at spark you can be motivated by so many by how they have changed the way they look at eating. Not on a diet by a way of life a better nutritional way of eating. I know sometimes we slip but we get right back to it and do better the next day. I find myself slipping now and then but do get back to it. This month is one that I am getting my focus back to working out daily even if just a walk. Also doing some weight training it helps to lose, I seem to be stuck on the same weight plateau big time. I did lose inches though so whenever you feel discouraged look at that. Inches do make a difference my clothes fit better all around.
Good luck on this journey that's what we are here for.
I know what you mean about friends...when mine hear I'm trying to get rid of this weight I either hear how they would do things differently...or excuses why they can't do it. Then I think I'm doing something wrong, or it isn't worth it...but 30# loss keeps me going. I have one friend who "became" a vegan, and just knows she will lose more than me... my thought is...good for you, I hope you succeed... this is not a competition with anyone but myself. I have to laugh, though, because she has become a vegan at least 3 other times, but goes back to eating meat in a very short time. I don't want a temporary fix...I want a healthier life style. Once again I find myself going on and on. I just jump into posts now and then, but I read them all. rags
Don't eat anything served out of a window unless you're a seagull.
If you don't learn from your mistakes, what's the point in making them?
SW 260 [5/20/06] GOAL 150 #...and no big blobs of skin hanging on!
I have been using Sparkpeople for almost a year, but I haven't used a lot of the community stuff before. I'm just giving it a try because I know that my friends are very supportive, but so few of them really understand me and my new fitness and nutrition focus. Probably most of you do though. Woohoo!
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