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Be Ruthlessly Honest About What It Will Take To Change


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Instead of making short term goals only or halfway attempts, to really get back on track I needed to take an honest look at what it would take to achieve permanent change. I had to assess if I was ready to make the commitment.Then I made a promise to log my foods at least 5x/wk. and to walk at least 3-4x/wk. and to begin strength training, and decided that I was not going to try a crash diet or to angst about exact calories, but to move forward boldly and publicly.

- Submitted by PONYTROT 2/21/2011 in Getting Back On Track | 5 Comments
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SUE-Z-QUE 2/26/2011 5:38:00 PM

    Sounds like you are on the right track.
RUTHAHONA 2/25/2011 10:12:00 AM

    I like the terms "boldly and publicly." It really is bold to move forward, making huge changes and adapting a healthier lifestyle. Thanks for the inspiration.
TEACHANGELS 3/13/2011 2:16:00 PM

    It's the publicly thing that keeps me going. I eat in secret and hide my downfalls. If I have to publicly commit and answer for what I do, I stick to it better. I need to work on that.
PARISTASAI 2/27/2011 10:45:00 PM

    Did you eaves drop in my kitchen? I said this same thing to my daughter yesterday!
thanks for posting this!
SWEETMOMMY41 2/21/2011 10:17:00 PM

    what a great idea!

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