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just keep going
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Eating got me into this mess and eating is going to get me out of this mess
THE SALAD IS THE MAIN DISH
The greatest act can be one little victory ...Celebrate the moment as it turns into one more Just one little victory, a spirit breakin' free.One little victory-Rush
Keep going! Read motivation articles and blogs for ideas you want to try!
When Jesus takes your hand, He keeps you tight. When Jesus keeps you tight, He leads you through life. When Jesus lead you through life, He brings you safely home. ~ Corrie Ten Boom ~
Nothing tastes as good as how being thin feels.
Being overweight is hard, losing weight is hard, maintaining a healthy weight is hard. Choose your hard.
Glad to see that you haven't given up! Move forward with a determined step. Give your pantry a hard look. Give away the foods that don't belong. There are plenty of churches, schools, etc. that collect for your neighborhood pantry. They would be thrilled to receive chips and other junk food - they get a lot of tuna! :P You can find a list of good for you pantry items to build your new kitchen and a new you! (Besides, how would you know how far you have come if you didn't backslide once in a while!?!?!)
I believe I will.
As everyone else already said, just move on. Make it a goal to track every day. You know that if you go off your program you don't lose - so use that as a lesson learned.
I have to tell you that I have at least 6 versions of the Weight Watchers materials - each one from a different program. So that's proof I've started over at least that many times (in reality it's probably 5x that many - LOL). But I've decided to remove processed foods from my house, and counting points doesn't give me the satisfaction that seeing the real nutrients I eat. So I'm sticking with SP.
"It's never too late to be who you might have been."
– George Eliot
"The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity."
– Amelia Earhart
"Face your deficiencies and acknowledge them; but do not let them master you. Let them teach you patience, sweetness, insight."
– Helen Keller
i just pick myself up...dust my ego off and continue from there we can't redo the past so there really isn't any starting over...just learning a lesson and continuing on...you can do it....take your time and resolve your concerns slowly..Remember Haste makes Waste.......not Waist !
And the spirit fills the darkness of the heavens
It fills the endless yearning of the soul
It lives within a star too far to dream of
It lives within each part and is the whole
It's the fire and the wings that fly us home
Fly us home, fly us home
Words by Joe Henry, music by John Denver from Wings that Fly Us Home
I agree. Just continue on.
"If it tastes good; Spit it out!" ~ Jack Lalanne
I feel that you should not start over, as it could make your progress feel as if it does not matter and it does. I am also new to this group and if for everytime I messed up, I started over I would have quit a long time ago. Start where you are and move forward! Be proud of making the progress you did, we all have setbacks and things that will take us off track sometimes, but just look ahead and keep going. Is my advice. Good luck to you!
Edited by: HEALTHYME2012C at: 7/5/2011 (13:11)
I started logging food and exercise faithfully for my first three weeks. Saw great results, but then stopped tracking and now I am back where I started. I would love to hear your stories regarding whether to start over or just begin where I am today.