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Don't commit to doing anything to lose weight that you're not willing to do for the rest of your life, day in and day out. This will ensure that you stay balanced, moderate, and sustainable in your weight loss.

- Submitted by SHELLIE17 3/25/2010 in Healthy Eating | 5 Comments
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SADIEDOLORES 3/25/2010 7:06:00 PM

    THIS IS SO TRUE, IT IS A COMMITMENT FOR LIFE, NOT A DIET JUST HEALTHY EATING. emoticon
FRENCHTOSD 5/8/2010 3:46:00 AM

    I completely agree with this strategy. I'm trying hard not to do any weird eating ideas. I want this to be a natural way of life for me.
WINTERWINGS 4/10/2010 6:23:00 PM

    I wrote a blog about this after seeing a friend's Nutrition Tracker and she was eating meal replacement bars, eating pistachios and drinking Bailey's. Although I know I could eat pistachios and drink Bailey's every day (!) I think eating replacements bars instead of meals is a bad idea in the long run. Take the opportunity now while you're here on SP and learn how to eat properly!
SHANIMCK 3/25/2010 11:08:00 PM

    Absolutely! It is how I've kept off the weight I lost nearly 4 years ago. :)
SOLLAMYN 3/25/2010 7:03:00 PM

    This makes so much sense to me, but I guess it wouldn't make a very exciting diet book. "Lose 2 pounds per month!" Nah, that wouldn't sell. However, this is probably the only thing that will work for most of us. Eliminating bad habits and developing new healthy ones at a pace that doesn't overwhelm. It's a much slower, less gratifying process, but it will last a lot longer--for a life time!

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