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Take The Focus Off Of Weight


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It may seem odd since this is a weight loss site, but it really does help to take the focus OFF of your weight, even for a while. Setting a goal of being X pounds by X date can be too much stress and pressure. It may make you focus on being perfect or tempt you to make unhealthy choices.

I have four daily NON weight goals that I try to reach each day. I know if I consistently meet these goals that it will positively effect my weight, but it takes the stress out of stepping on the scale. I also only weigh and measure myself once monthly. It has SAVED my sanity!
- Submitted by MYINNERDIVA 5/29/2010 in Motivation | 3 Comments
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MYINNERDIVA 6/12/2010 10:22:00 AM

    A Month (and a half) Without The Scale - Results:

May 8 to June 13

-1 lb

-1.5" Waist
-0.5" Hips
-0.5" Neck
-1.0" Thigh
-2.0" Calf
-1.0" Upper Arm

-6.5" Total
INNERBEWTY 5/29/2010 2:15:00 PM

    I told myself I wouldn't weigh in. I would only focus on healthier eating and trying to get in as much walking as possible. I did not focus on weight.
INNERBEWTY 5/29/2010 2:12:00 PM

    I lost 35 pounds this way; by taking the focus off weight.

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