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Open for subjection

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Yes ,I am getting discouraged! It is not so bad when the scale don't move ,if inches are going away. But when both are at a stand still, I start spiraling downward. After feeling like this all day yesterday ,I started to think. Okay here it goes. The accomplishments thus far. emoticon I joined Sparks people and it give me the hope, faith and tools to do this. My biggest accomplishment was getting my sugars down some and cholesterol perfect. I feel better, eating better, joined curves , add water into my life, Cut out sodas, started eating breakfast, and lunch. Learned to like myself. Can tie my shoes easier. I have friends via the internet. I have stayed with it. But things are not moving but are at a stand still,so I have to take action. I have tried using sp diabetic diet, but I am finished with that. I am going low carbs. Carbs are not friends to diabetics. I am going to up exercise in some form or fashion. Be sure to track everything. Push harder and longer. I am going to go see my aunt in May, well the end of May and I would like to see 10 more pounds gone and the way things are going it is not going to happen. So I am going to make changes and hope for the better. I don't want to drown in failure and discouragement. I am going to eat breakfast, get dressed and go to curves ,and go clean a house. I am open for any subjection. emoticon
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    Lady...keep on keeping on...do not give up. Just because a scale or tape measure doesn't move does not mean nothing is happening. You were correct to look at the big picture. Patience and faith will win out. How are you sleeping and your stress level...get that under control first...then add more exercise or stringency in the diet..carefully, gently...this is a journey and like most of us..you are probably driving the family car...not taking the company jet to get there.
    1940 days ago
  • JOYFUL78
    I just want to say that I am soooooooooooooooooooooo PROUD of you and your journey, sincerely.

    I too can now tie my shoes also, yeh for us!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    and you and I are the same age emoticon
    1941 days ago
    emoticon on your accomplishments! Maybe you need to take a look at your program and change it up alittle bit that seems to work for me.
    1943 days ago
    We are so trained to expect fast results. This is a lifestyle...not a quick cure. Your healthy choices really will pay off! Just keep Sparkin'!!!
    1943 days ago
    Losing weight is not easy to do. I'm glad you aren't giving up. I have same problem and I know I'm not doing everything a right. I don't track my eating for a big example!
    1944 days ago
    Your idea to make some whages sounds just right. At times our bodies get too use to what we are doing. Change in diet or exercise gives it surprise.
    If you are planning on losing 10 lbs my May then keep that as a positive thought and dont doubt yourself. Posiitive attitudes go a long way to making something happen.
    Keep you smiles on and keep moving forward, you have done so much already to improve your life and healthy.
    1944 days ago
    I can feel your pain! In November my scale stopped moving, my clothes stayed the same and I was thinking "what???" emoticon
    I stayed the course and didn't give into "Christmas temptations" although some times I was thinking "Why not, I'm not making progress any way?". Nevertheless, I stayed on track and was rewarded on Jan 4th with a seven pound loss!! emoticon

    emoticon emoticon don't let the lack of visual progress deter or stop you - SOMETHING is changing in you and it is all for the better!! emoticon
    Diabetics do need carbs - low glycemic carbs - so keep that in mind as you adjust you diet.

    Keep you head up and keep sparking. emoticon emoticon

    Jo Ann

    1944 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/23/2013 12:10:55 PM
    Sounds like you are doing a good job of thinking your way out of disappointment. I think lowering the carbs is a good idea. My endocrinologist recommended a modified South Beach Diet (i.e., some more carbs than they allow). It worked. Good luck!
    1944 days ago
    Discouragement comes easily. Don't let it stop you in your tracks. We go through those times when things are not going like they should. We come to the stand stills and the plateau's that can last from a few days to a few weeks. As long as things are staying the same, OK. Keep on doing what you have been doing, don't punish yourself with crash diets and over exercise. You will start to see results again soon. Don't give up!!!! emoticon emoticon
    1944 days ago
    Sometimes you have to jump start it! Great idea to go low carb for awhile. Just don't jeopardise your health with a no carbs..or other kooky diet plan, lacking something you need nutritionally. emoticon
    1944 days ago
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