It is important to remember that being overweight or obese didn't happen over night and it takes building new habits, one at a time to over come. Fast break goals are those "baby steps" that we need. Pick something that you know will help make a difference and whittle at it--after a couple of weeks, add on a new goal to the first one. (If you try to change everything at once, it will probably burn you out and you will "give up.")
I started out with 10 minutes of activity (walking) a day, eating 3 servings of produce, and tracking at least one meal daily. That turned into 5-6 servings of produce which took over for servings of junk food, at least a 2 hour workout in the pool each day, and tracking all my food and activity.
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Pick an goal & then break it down into baby steps!! Now start with the first baby step....when you have mastered that step & it is a habit for you, take the next baby step.....and so on!!!! You will have achieved your goal & developed healthier habits in the process.....one baby step at a time!!!!
Baby Steps work.....small steps, one at a time!!!! Pick one small goal & work on that till you achieve it & make it a habit!!!! THEN......baby step 2.....pick another small goal & work on that one until you achieve it & make it a habit!! Pretty soon you will be well on your journey to a healthier lifestyle!!!! REMEMBER.....sometimes it is one step back & 2 steps forward.......BABY STEPS!!!!!!!9 Hugzz ~ Jae247
We can't plan everything in our lives, but today was a classic example of why I need to continue with baby steps. I woke up exhausted, totally stressed with all that's going on right now, and managed to do a few necessary baby steps before heading off to work. I came home with a crippling migraine and cannot describe how good it feels to at least have accomplished those baby steps today! I'm still winning, even if it doesn't feel like it! Woohoo! 185
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