One thing certain - if you follow SP's plan, you'll lose it faster than you gained it. Also, you don't have to concern yourself with losing 50 lbs. Just do what it takes to burn xxx number of calories per day. The numbers will change as a result..
I've lost half that much to get into the overweight category, but I have to lose that much more to get into a healthy range. "By the inch it's a cinch. By the mile it's a trial."
Let's enjoy the process as we keep the ultimate goal in mind.
Don't think about how far you have to go. Break it down into smaller, more manageable goals. Instead of thinking "I have to lose 50 pounds," think "Maybe I could lose 5 pounds to start with." Just dropping 5 pounds means positive things for your health. Weight loss doesn't have to be an all-or-nothing situation. I've found that if I focus on and celebrate the smaller achievements (losing a pound the previous week, staying within my calorie range, having a good workout), it gives me enough motivation to keep going so that I can eventually see the numbers on the scale decrease. And then I can reflect upon my weight loss success so far, and turn THAT into additional motivation. My goal is to lose 100 pounds. That seemed wildly unattainable when I started...but I've lost 75 or a little more at this point. Just keep going, and be sure to congratulate yourself for every step forward, no matter how small you think it might be. Before you know it, you'll be well on your way! You can TOTALLY do it. :) 2704 days ago
Yep, you sure can!!! Eat less, move more, if you hit a bump in the road, get up and keep moving forward. A bunch of small good choices will add up to some BIG changes, you'll see...I would have never thought starting back in March of this year that I would be down 50 pounds....and I've still got that much more..and a couple more than that, to go...
Keep going, even when it's hard...and I am saying right at this very moment when it is 9:55pm CST and I have a workout waiting for me in the garage AND I do NOT feel like going out there and doing it....but guess what...in 1 hour(more like 65 minutes) you can check my fitness tracker and you will see that I did it anyway, even when I REALLY REALLY REALLY did not feel like it...but I already know I'll feel better for doing it!! And that completing this workout will put me another step closer to those 50+ pounds I've got to get off. So.......DO IT!! :) 2704 days ago