I think of my weight loss journey as a war. It's me against the unhealthy fat. Sometimes I win a battle and sometimes I lose, but that doesn't mean the war is over. If I mess up and eat unhealthy, then all I need to do is regroup and challenge myself to another battle. The FatWar isn't over and it won't be until I win!
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My mantra is ....well, one of them, I should say, since I have several to keep me moving forward and to stay on track, is: " Never give in, never give up and never surrender" Never give into the self doubts that sometimes want to overwhelm me, but if I do, I never give up control.
Not to the excuses, doubts or recriminations that inevitabily follow. Most of all, never surrender to those nagging thoughts that-- is it worth it, or more like, am I worth it?...for the answer to that is "YES, I AM SO WORTH IT!" Surrender is not an option.
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