My husband is my coach, my motivator, and my watchdog, and my workout buddy. Without him I wouldn't be able to do this. So if you can have have someone to help you out that is the way to go. I tried it alone before and it didn't work. You need someone in your corner telling you how good you look after losing a few pounds it's a great motivator.
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220 Having a partner to exercise, create meals, and to bounce my successes and failures off, helps me stay positive even when things are not going as I would like them. Even a long distance partner is good because you can SKYPE one another. I love that I have my sister as my partner.
I always tried to get motivated by having a partner to exercise with me, but I find that I have to make up my mind to exercise even when the best of friends cut out on me. My Wii has been my best friend and company when all of my partners leave me exercising alone. 318
Having a partner or group to keep each other motivated has always helped me to stay on track with weight loss goals. Determining where you usually fail - snacking at work, eating at night - can help in picking the persons you should enlist for your support. Get the support from people that are around you when you need it most.
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