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Drop the Fatitude and Get a Winning Attitude!

Change Your Thoughts to Win the Weight-Loss Game

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  • BAMBI31311
    Always enjoy reading your articles, they hit the spot right on target ! - 2/8/2012 12:26:21 AM
  • all of this stuff rings true and its just a reminder for me on how to keep on the right track! - 1/12/2012 1:13:59 PM
  • this article is scary. It described me perfectly. I have a MAJOR fatitude problem. At least now I know it and I can work on changing it.
    Awesome article!! - 1/12/2012 6:54:34 AM
  • Boy i never knew we met.. it is me to a T.. ill work on it. - 1/11/2012 5:28:45 PM
  • I know you meant well by writing this article, but I felt after a while that when you said "Fatitude!", you were bullying. It got to be too much. I think you overused the repetition, and it became very aggravating. Also, the woman screaming at her scale didn't even go with the article at all. I know you used to be overweight, but that still doesn't give you carte blanche to go and bully others who are overweight. Be kind! - 1/9/2012 12:08:33 AM
  • SUZANNE12403
    well I've finally realized why ive been 100+ lbs overweight for over 10 years: I have fatitude!!!! and a seriously bad case of it at that. it's like the author has been following me around to get examples for this article!! from making excuses expecting perfection and (the biggie) wanting instant gratification, it's all describing me to a T. thanks so much Dean and SparkPeople! - 10/18/2011 11:22:27 AM
  • I think I have a Phd in fattitude! time for a rethink! - 9/29/2011 10:32:07 AM
  • thank you so much for this article!!!!! it helped me realize that i do all those things and not only is it an unhealthy way of thinking it is like having poision in your head when you think that way!!! it doesnt help anything only hinder!!! this really makes me think about how i am trying to stay positve with my attitude and thinking and to stop beating myself up!!!! thanks again for helping me keep my mind in check!!!!! - 8/29/2011 10:34:02 AM
  • Thanks for the reminders! I'm getting better about not seeing my eating as all or nothing. Still working on the exercise; SP offers great helps! - 8/29/2011 8:04:25 AM
  • Thank you , I just wanted to take a minute and let you know that I enjoy your articles. All of them are a great help and valuable resource to me.. Thank you. Dottie - 8/26/2011 9:59:31 AM
  • JDB501
    Great article and really gets to the heart of my own eating issues! I have finally realized that it is my behavior that is affecting my health. I know what to do, now I am working on reprogramming my brain to follow the healthy lifestyle I want. - 8/26/2011 7:30:08 AM
  • You really hit the nail on the head with this article. Loved it! One day at a time! - 7/28/2011 11:03:33 PM
  • GLORYJOY69
    This article was just what I needed! It helped me get motivated and find my "positive talking voice" I had trouble reaching. Hooray, I am off to my next adventure on the journey. - 4/25/2011 6:39:32 PM
  • I really found this articul motivating! Most of the fatitudes are ones that I either have or have had at some point. Thanks! - 1/24/2011 1:20:03 AM
  • A friend at school told me the other day that I need to stop being down on myself and pick one thing to work on at a time: great Spark advice from a non-Sparker. I 'allow' myself to eat what I want, not exercise, then stress over my poor choices and lack of accomplishment. I have put this article in my Favorites and will revisit it often, watching my Fattitude change along with the rest of me! - 12/10/2010 7:40:43 AM

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