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To finally be able to lose weight, I had to retrain my brain to stop making stupid excuses. I had to teach my brain how to think thoughts that told me I can do this.

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No one returns home from a walk and says, "I wish I wouldn't have gone on that walk today."

They aren't staring at me, they are wishing they are out here excercising also

Doing something is better than doing nothing

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- Submitted by NANCYBFULLER 3/26/2010 in Staying Positive | 3 Comments
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WATOGA17 3/26/2010 8:18:00 AM

    It is great that you said this "out loud". We have old messages that still roll around in our heads, even if we have been successful in losing weight and maintaining weight loss. I think that "naming" those messages is the first step to killing them.
REEDSKI 9/2/2010 10:30:00 AM

    Dr. Kessler in the book The End of Overeating says that the high fat, high sodium, and high sugar foods that food manufacturers and processors are selling to the American people are rewiring our brains so we do have to retrain our brains. He recommends setting rules like "I do not eat french fries" or "I drive by Starbucks. I do not stop." (two of mine) Reading his book helped me continue my weightloss journey.
BRIGNALIA 3/26/2010 9:02:00 AM

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