Wednesday, February 10, 2010

why is it so hard to lose weight
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  • DORYH20
    Every one ask themselves that same question, even myself. It becomes redundant and quite frankly, sounds negative. OH, WHY IS IT SO HARD? WHY? WHY? WHY?
    Does that why ever get answered? Or is it replaced with frustration?

    I decided when I came back to Spark, to think of that same question in reverse. Why is it so EASY to gain weight? This acts as a reminder for me, just how easy it really is.
    Try it, say both phrases to yourself. Which one does your mind process in a positive manner? emoticon
    3483 days ago
    I have trouble loosing weight too. I have to be diligent and track every bite of food.

    I find that 8 glasses of water a day is very helpful. Sometimes it is water you need instead of reaching for more food.

    Also looking for new recipes can spike the interest to alter old favourites.

    Best of luck in your journey to healthy lifestyle. emoticon
    3538 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/10/2010 11:59:20 PM
    It's about retraining our brain and our palatte in what we should have been eating all along, not just cutting out the foods we desire and can't have because it's destroying our bodies. It's tough. I have minimal self discipline, so for me the first few weeks on Spark are always dedicated to retraining myself on portion size and keeping out of the 3000 calorie count. After that, it gets much easier. Good luck, don't be too hard on yourself, remember it took time to get this way, it'll take time to undo it.
    3538 days ago
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