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Still Struggling

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

So my goal was to lose 10 lbs. by March 14th, the start of Lent. I don't know that that's going to happen. I've lost two pounds in the past month (so 1/2 lb. per week), but I'm just below where i was on Christmas Day. It took me 6 weeks of regaining and redropping weight to get to that point I was on Christmas. I'm hoping that I can reach my goal, but I'm having trouble doing it. For one thing, I'm sleeping too late, and getting up too late to exercise. I know I will be able to exercise Wed., Thurs., and Fri. this week, but I was hoping to get in one more day, as another one of my goals is to exercise 5 times per week. But three seems to be the only amount I can squeeze in, which I guess is better than nothing, but isn't helping me reach my goal. My biggest problem is eating. I can go many days eating healthy, but then I slip up and have problems getting back on track. I try hard not to eat out, but some nights I'm just tired and hungry and the diner is right around the back of my apt. complex... So I still cheat too much. I will keep trying. I know that loosing 1/2 lb. per week is still something, and if that's all I can achieve, then so be it. At least I am still losing weight and not gaining it like I was last month.
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  • PATTYMCGRAW
    Better for it to come off slowly than too quickly. Sometimes I forget that our bodies get adjusted to how much we eat and exercise. Sometimes I need to exercise a little bit more in order to get pounds off.
    1021 days ago
  • KNYAGENYA
    You are still headed in the right direction, What about using a slow cooker?
    1021 days ago
  • SCHNOOTIE
    Even if you take it slow, you are going in the right direction. You will there, one half pound at a time.
    1021 days ago
  • SADIEMYERS
    Half pound a week is 26 pounds a year😁....still moving the right direction.
    1022 days ago
  • PVALDEZ08
    Also let going out and eating something not so good for you be your prize for meeting your goal of six days eating right and five days of working out
    1022 days ago
  • PVALDEZ08
    Honey we all do it but maybe try at night keeping cereal or cereal bar they can be felling and and little something sweet at the same time fast and no easy for the tired nights . Maybe try looking at it as if your to tried to workout then can't go
    1022 days ago
  • SKEETOR
    Don't be discouraged. Keep plugging away at it! It's so worth it.
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    1022 days ago
  • RENEECARTER1
    When i have moments like to journal to see whats eating me the reason im eating. Don't give up it will come . I believe you can do this.
    1022 days ago
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