when i decided the time had come for some much needed lifestyle change, i knew it would be a difficult process. i call it the turtle approach. it has only 2 components: (1) eat more of the healthy stuff, less of the not so healthy AND (2) move more every day. it's not complex - it works for me.
i am happy with my slow progress. i avoided the "burnout/give up in a week or 2" syndrome that making a sudden, drastic overhaul of food and activity had lead to in the past. take every little "babystep" opportunity that you have - you will see results. 2 years ago i started, will go on for life.
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Approaching weight loss from a goal oriented stance has always ended unsuccessfully for me. After I adjusted my mental approach to it being a journey not a destination, I was able to make permanent subtle changes that have begun to show real sustainable change. I have lost 45lb in a little over six months and am actually enjoying my new life-stlye! SP has been an integral part of my success. Thanks SP!
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