You need to reward yourself for following your exercise plan faithfully. I use an expensive body wash ($55 Bvlgari) when I exercise for an hour. Not half an hour, but a whole hour. Then it doesn't matter what the scale says - because I worked out faithfully! Half an hour gets me a shower with dial
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It is hard to focus on the short term benefits and goals sometimes (especially when many of us have a long way to go). Make a short term goal (less than one month) and reward yourself based on effort (not weight). Possible goals include daily exercise, logging etc. Then reward yourself: new dress, haircut, book, movie, flowers)...The key is to find a way to recognize & reward your efforts.
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