It's so easy to have a winner take all attitude when ou first begin; but it's important to remember that the gaining of the weight didn't happen overnight therefore losing it won't happen overnight. Focus on getting healthier, eating right, moving more, doing more. Set mini-goals such as trying to eat your daily serving of fruits and veggies each day. Drinking more water and less soda. Celebrate each small victory. Believe you can do this, Know you WILL do this.Commit to it.
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I find that in this fast paced world we often want the Quick Fix approach, and life is not like that. By reminding myself that life is a journey and not a destination, or my mantra now "it's a marathon, not a sprint'... it helps keep me focussed and stay positive, even when i don't meet every goal!
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