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Plateau broke today

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

It is so disappointing when the scale doesn't budge. However, throughout I tried to stay focused on the positives. I have dropped 2 sizes in my clothes, I managed to maintain my losses, I have continued to exercise and not revert back to my old horrific eating habits and realize how much better I feel overall. And, of course, the best part is that my blood pressure and A1c numbers have significantly improved.

Then, today out of nowhere, I dropped down 2 more pounds. My doctor reminds me that I don't have to be "in a race" to lose my weight. As long as I keep doing what I have been doing, he says the weight will come off. So, I am going to follow his advice and not agonize over the pounds coming off so slow.
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  • GETDONE
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    1027 days ago
  • -JAMES-
    Great path! Absolutely! You didn't gain your weight in a few months, probably not even in a year. So it goes away slowly too. We all wish it were faster.

    That said, a continued loss, though not so fast, is easier on the body, and the skin. Skin has a chance to slowly shrink. The weight will come off because you've changed things.

    You feel better, medical tests confirm that you are healthier. Keep going!!!
    1036 days ago
  • NHES220
    Good for you!
    1037 days ago
  • JMARIES51
    This is great advice that your doctor gave you. You have to let those non-scale victories be your motivation when the scale does not want to change. I have now learned to be motivated by knowing I have finished each day staying on my plan. This is what makes getting up in the morning more exciting. The scale eventually has to budge. emoticon
    1037 days ago
  • CINDY247
    Congratulations!
    1037 days ago
  • BETTYWEST824
    Its kinda like an early Birthday present to see thise numbers fall!
    1037 days ago
  • PURPLEJEANS1010
    Slow is better...good for you !
    1037 days ago
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