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What Frustrates You About Dieting & Weight Loss?

Thursday, April 30, 2015

Yesterday I was talking to a gal about going crazypants bonkers when losing weight. This isn't my first rodeo so I figure some of the same stuff will come up. What usually happens is this:

Pick an eating and exercise plan.
Follow religiously for a few days, or maybe even a few months.
Worry about every single bite.
Feel guilty if I eat Oreos. Don't feel guilty if I eat salads.
Wonder if I'm doing enough cardio, or lifting enough weight.
Try doing yoga or Crossfit or Zumba because I "should."
Work out all day long.
Yell at the scale because I swear I'm doing everything right and it's STILL not going down!!!
Fall off the wagon.
Beat myself up for not sticking to it.
Give up until I can't take it anymore.

I so don't want this to happen again. Of course dieting isn't pleasant, but I don't want it to be grueling. I want it to be a natural process, more body led than brain led. Basically, I don't want a wagon to get on and fall off of anymore!

Yes, I want to lose 20 pounds. Yes, I know it'll take work.
No, I don't want it to be grueling. No, I don't want it to suck.

So that's where I'm at today.

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  • APED7969
    how it can feel really easy and not a challenge at all some weeks and the next all you want to do is eat chocolate and sit on the couch with no real indicator as to why one week is easier than the other.
    1299 days ago
    I've done that many a time.

    The one I still fall for is to eat too much because I have to start losing tomorrow and if I blow any day then well of course I will have to restart tomorrow so I might as well have something tonight.
    1299 days ago
    Diets don't work and losing weight sometimes can be very challenging.
    1300 days ago
    Those moments when I don't just feel like it without any reason.
    1300 days ago
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