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It's easy to get discouraged if you look at how far you have to go. If you have 50 lbs to lose, look at it as you have 1 lbs to lose 50 times. If you look at the big picture, it is so immense that it is easy to put off. Focusing on losing that 1 lb puts your effort in the here and now, not someday. Anyone can lose a pound. Once you lose that one, move on to the next.

- Submitted by ON2VICTORY 2/6/2013 in Motivation | 7 Comments
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LRB444 2/6/2013 5:00:00 PM

    I needed to hear this.
MICHELLEKORIR 2/17/2013 8:01:00 PM

    I've always had a hard time with motivation but I think looking at it this way will help me keep going! Thanks!
MILLIESMOM 2/11/2013 9:52:00 PM

    Wow..I never thought of it like that but it makes the 40 pounds I need to loose seem not so daunting! Thanks!!
OKBACK2ME 2/6/2013 8:14:00 PM

STRIDEFULLY 2/6/2013 2:19:00 PM

    Thank you for this!
CA17004 2/6/2013 1:57:00 PM

    I needed this comment.
TILO33 2/6/2013 12:11:00 PM

    See it that way is much better,,, Thanks ! emoticon

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