As much as we'd like it to go quickly, weight loss is a long term process. Never give up.
No matter what you're doing, if you are committed for the long term, you will lose weight. If something isn't working then you should change it up. Set small goals, achieve them and build on your success. Accept setbacks and move on. But most importantly, hang in there and stay committed.
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SP uses a zig ziglar quote about motivation being like bathing...it works, but you still have to do it daily.
This quote has stuck with me this time: every day, I give myself a new reason to stay on track. Some days I am focused on that day, others my next weigh in, still others I think long term. I'm a believer now that motivation needs to be refreshed daily to keep actions in check! Try it out!306
Setting Goals Helps Us FOCUS as a Couple in our Marriage!
When I first married, my hubby & I set short term ,med.-term and long term goals of what we wanted to accomplish in a given set of time. For our long term[5years & beyond~it was children] ;med-term was[ 1-5yrs~it was landscaping for our backyard] and for short term[1 month -1 year~it was obtaining furniture for our dining room]. Each of these time limits allowed us to focus on what we were working towards and helped us COMMUNICATE what was important to each of us and what we could do...]
as a TEAM to help us achieve our goals!Sometimes,we were able to accomplish a goal in the given time -like our backyd.took MUCH prep &was completed in 3 yrs.Sometimes,it took longer to achieve our goals & sometimes we changed them COMPLETELY if they didn't suit us,but HAVING GOALS made us a family!
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