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"Who Has Time To Slim Slowly?"

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In spite of what the advertiser responsible for that line says, if you are just starting (or re-starting) your weight loss journey, slow down! The biggest obstacle to success is being impatient and in a hurry to achieve results. Making too many adjustments at once and exercising too hard will derail your enthusiasm! Instead, plan small, sustainable changes and let your body adjust gradually to the demands of exercise. You will find the process a lot more pleasant AND rewarding!

- Submitted by BEMORESTUBBORN 2/2/2011 in Getting Started | 5 Comments
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DXTREME45 3/14/2011 9:27:00 PM

    Slow and steady won the race.
JAMARTRIS 2/16/2011 11:38:00 AM

    This is such wise advise that I have written a note as astarter reminder in the morning. I have always been an all or nothing kind of person....patience is not my strong suit. I need the reminder slow down and do it right emoticon
GONNABFIT 2/3/2011 10:51:00 AM

    I absolutely agree. I am restarting...again, and for the first 2 weeks my goals are to just track everything I eat (I will instinctively eat less than I was eating), and drink 6 glasses of water a day. Already I can feel the difference in my energy level my getting enough water and the right kinds of calories. emoticon
THELILMERMAID 2/2/2011 6:05:00 PM

    Your so right! Sometimes I wish I could just JUMP to the end of this journey. But if it happened overnight I would probably learn nothing. I just had my second baby and have around 35 pounds to go!
NVRGIVINGUP 2/2/2011 5:50:00 PM

    Thank you Vivian for this secret. I was just finishing my little strength exercise and beating myself up because I haven't been faithful to my commitments. I set up my strength exercises 3 days a week and have yet to fulfill it once. Also I was striving for walking at least 5 ml. a week...ugg. So after reading this message I have chosen to adjust my commitments and goal to be more realistic for me.

Thanks again!!!
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